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Google Project Fi Provides Low Cost Cell Phone Service

Google has decided to provide low cost cell phone service on their invite only (for now) Project Fi. What Project Fi offers: Unlimited calls & texting for ...

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Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Does Not Auto Rotate

After finally getting my Samsung Galaxy S6 from Best Buy, I found that the Auto Rotate did not work on the phone. I spent 2 full ...

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How To Fix The Android 5.0 Lollipop Battery Drain Problem

As reviewed earlier, after upgrading my Samsung Galaxy S5 to Android 5.0 (Lollipop), I started experiencing a big battery drain that would cause my phone to ...

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Android 5.0 Lillipop Features & Problems

Recently, I was given an option to upgrade my Samsung Galaxy S5 on Sprint to Android 5.0 (Lollipop). Excited for the new features this would bring ...

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Gadgets

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August Connect For WiFi Door Locking Review

When I gave up on the Lockitron smart lock because of the battery life, I got the August Smart Lock. This smart lock’s battery should last 9-12 months ...

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August Smart Lock Review

Since it’s announcement back in 2013, I’ve tested and rejected another smart lock called Lockitron, and have waited patiently for this sexier looking August smart lock. ...

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August Connect Connects August Smart Locks to WiFi

August has been shipping their smart lock since October of 2014, which will be reviewed here shortly. In the mean time, August has announced a $50 device ...

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Zano Nano Drone

As prices for 3D printers keep coming down, the same pattern seems to be going on with drones. After the last Kickstarter drone which was at ...

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Eating & Drinking

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KazuNori Hand Roll Bar Adds New Items

Last summer, I became a regular of the KazuNori Hand Roll bar in downtown Los Angeles (full review). Recently, they added 2 new items, which are ...

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Sasabune Sushi Review

After pretty much being stuck on Sugarfish for 3 years or so, I decided that it was time to find another upscale sushi restaurant. But being ...

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Tsujita LA Ramen Quick Ramen Review

Back in 2013, I tried out the Tsujita Ramen Annex across the street from the main restaurant. And I’ve been here at night twice, and tried ...

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KazuNori Sushi Hand Roll Bar Review

If you have ever been to a Sugarfish, or the Nozawa Bar at the Beverly Hills Sugarfish, then you already know the excellent quality of the ...

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Internet & Computers

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Logitech Wireless Mouse M525 Review

Back in 2008, I got my Toshiba Qosmio Laptop and upgraded my mouse to the Logitech V540 mouse. Since then, I’ve upgraded my laptop three times (my ...

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Google Express in West Los Angeles – Quick Review

When I upgraded from my Dell Studio 17 (Windows Vista) to the HP Envy 17t (Windows 8.1), the USB driver was not compatible to the Xitel Mp3 Streamer. ...

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Why I Love & Hate Windows 8.1

After upgrading the HP Envy 700-330qe Desktop and HP Envy 17t laptop, both running Windows 8.1, I’ve come to love and hate this version of Windows. There’s a ...

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HP Envy 17t Laptop (K2Z69AV_1) Review

My old laptop, the Dell Studio 17 (Windows Vista), has been a real workhorse for me since 2009. But it was feeling slower and the low 4Gb of ...

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Gaming

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Grand Theft Auto V For PS4 & XBox One Coming Soon

Rockstar’s GTA 5 was released back in September 2013 for the PS3/XBox 360. On November 18, they will release an updated version of the same game ...

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Sony Playstation 4 Initial Impressions

Since I pre-ordered the PS4 from Best Buy, I picked it up on November 16, as soon as it came out. So why did I wait ...

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Sony Playstation PS4 Sneak Peek

After hearing that the release date for Watch Dogs had been pushed back, I decided that I needed to take a look at the PS4 and ...

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Grand Theft Auto Online Launches October 1

While preparing to launch Grand Theft Auto V, Rockstar Games announced that they will simultaneously release a MMO-ish online version of the game that will allow ...

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