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It began with Turn Signals mounted to a seven year old's BMX bike. It was my first taste of childhood tech and I loved it. A technophile was born and lives on today. Whether it's a crowd sourced adventure or the ever changing, latest and greatest. It's a constant cycle of buying and Selling. It's my life and favorite hobby.

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iPhone 6 Plus, I camped out, again.

Published September 25, 2014

¬† Things have drastically changed this year in the wireless¬†world and lots to be said for the major carrier’s plan. I got on-board with AT&T’s Next. Instead of purchasing the phone you’re financing it over

Writing to you from a Samsung Chromebook 2.

Published July 2, 2014

Today we welcome the newest member of our family, the Samsung Chromebook 2 Luminous Titan. She arrived at 5:08pm weighing in at 3.02 lbs, Baby Titan is a pleasure to carry. The Nexus 7 got

Gifts for those who tinker with everything, Dad.

Published June 12, 2014

Dad’s are great for all the things that require some hands on work. Something broke, makes strange sounds and it acting funny and he is the one for the job. This does not apply

Hot coffee in a bad thermos is worthless.

Published May 22, 2014

My love for coffee is clear, that being said, good coffee is not everywhere I go. Since I have not tasted any Kups that are worth using I tried using my office coffee maker.  That was a complete

Thank you, Crowd Sourced Funding!

Published May 14, 2014

 As many of you saw on my Engadget Expand article  I fell in love with the ZBoard. Due to the price and my married life, my wife made it clear that I could have this but I

The GoPro makes my hobbies look Pro.

Published May 9, 2014

Never before did I understand the need for a GoPro camera. The iPhone has a great still camera and shoots decent video, why carry another device?  Those were the thoughts until I realized what

Yes, I bought a remote control ball.

Published May 1, 2014

Most of my childhood was surrounded by remote control toys. Cars, trucks, tanks, helicopters and even a friend’s sail plane (lasted 2 days.) It’s always been about electronics for me. If I could remotely

Why burn when you can vape

Published January 24, 2014

I am one of the people who truly enjoyed smoking cigarettes but as we know, it kills. Although, that fact by itself isn’t usually enough to get someone to quit, there are tools

Hercules, had nothing on my handwarmer!

Hercules, had nothing on my handwarmer!

Published January 5, 2014

With a wild winter storm, named Hercules getting ready to pummel NYC, I had to get supplies ready. The normal things were ordered on Amazon and then I came across the Zippo Hand Warmer.

Geeky Girl’s Gift Guide

Geeky Girl’s Gift Guide

Published December 14, 2013

  Excuse me, I couldn‚Äôt resist the alliteration of the Geeky Girl‚Äôs Gift Guide, or the GGGG. Yup. That. Here‚Äôs a random selection of either things I own, things that Noah owns, or things that I

For the Audiophile: Grain Audio In-Ear Headphones

Published December 11, 2013

Katie Selling mentioned.First off, a shout out to my husband for allowing me to guest review these headphones. These thoughts are mine and not his, so feel free to comment and I’ll respond

Xbox One, Won!

Published December 4, 2013

I’ve never been a true, die hard gamer but I can cover, casual. It was the technical promises of the new consoles that got me excited. Playstation 4 vs. Xbox One was the decision

Engadget Expand, the power continues!

Published November 18, 2013

On board planes I generally have issues with power to the volume being insufficient. I have used over a dozen different sets of headphones but once we take off cabin noise generally takes over.

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My Weekend with Engadget Expand

Published November 11, 2013

  Friday November 8th, was the Press Preview Day for Engadget’s Expand conference in NYC. It was packed with the latest, greatest and most innovative of technologies. From the hottest in headphone design to personal

Coffee, my delicious addiction

Published November 1, 2013

  I have been an avid coffee/espresso drinker for years. When I was first introduced to the ease of the Nespresso machine it became my go to for years. Until I realized I needed a

Banging my ears, hurts!

Published October 25, 2013

  Years of purchasing all of the most expensive and technologically advanced headphones all ended the same way, with a return. It’s summed up in the following sentence, I don’t like anything available. I need

Power USB stabilizes my network without me

Published October 18, 2013

After reviewing the awe inspired HOT Watch I reached out to PHTL  because anyone who can come up with a product like that, must have other devices.  They do, and it goes by PowerUSB. What is

Smallest of mices

Published October 10, 2013

  When I read that Logitech was releasing a competitor to the Apple Magic Mouse in both size, ergonomics and features, I was quite intrigued. As a matter of fact, I ordered one on the

The list of what I carry, requires a serious bag

Published October 6, 2013

Most technophiles have messy cluttered bags containing everything and anything they need on the move. I have been purchasing backpacks more than any other product for about five years. There just seems to always

iPhone 5s in hand

iPhone 5s in hand

Published September 22, 2013

I know most will not be surprised to read that I have spent the night at Grand Central Station in preparation for the launch Friday morning. This is not my first Apple Store adventure,

The smallest and most useful of accessories

The smallest and most useful of accessories

Published September 11, 2013

Inexpensive and the smallest, were the first points that pushed me toward this purchase. If you have an iPhone, you most likely have battery-anxiety. It starts with an occasional glance,  next, the nervous look, to

Samsung Galaxy Gear was, rushed.

Samsung Galaxy Gear was, rushed.

Published September 5, 2013

  My father is the source of my addiction to watches. Ranging from our Families history with Hamilton Watches to the up and coming HOT Watch but something new has entered the marker. Samsung’s Galaxy

The new Misfit, Shines!

The new Misfit, Shines!

Published August 28, 2013

  This¬†week’s¬†crowd funded¬†project come from¬†Indiegogo¬†and is call the Shine by Misfit.¬†The world of activity tracking has taken off since the Nike Fuel Band hit the scene. Now, we have many choices to encourage activity from

So, this is Chromecast

So, this is Chromecast

Published August 27, 2013

Chromecast, is Google’s answer to the Apple TV’s dominance of the set top box market. The device is very well designed, tiny and powerful. As far as it’s size, it resembles a flash drive

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