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Why I Won’t Be Getting The Samsung Galaxy S6

Samsung just showed off their new Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge in Barcelona. The good news: Sexy and faster. Bad news: No MicroSD card expansion. No ...

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OnBeep’s Onyx Creates Star Trek Communicator

Wearable gadgets seem to be “in” these days, and a startup called OnBeep skipped Kickstarter and got $6 million in funding to make a push-to-talk Star ...

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Why I’m Not Getting the iPhone 6 Plus

In my review of the Samsung Galaxy S4, under #2 reason to get the S4, I stated that I would go back to the iPhone if ...

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Moto Hint Bluetooth Headset

If you thought Bluetooth headsets were as small as it could get, take a look at Hint from Motorola.

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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 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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APC UPS XS 1300 Review

Back when I got my old HP Pavilion, I also got an UPS (uninterruptible power supply). So when I got my new HP Envy, I decided ...

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Facebook Adds Legacy Contact For Virtual Afterlife

What happens to your Facebook account after you die? As mentioned before, Facebook does allow family members to memorialize their loved ones that have passed away. ...

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FCC Says Time Warner Cable Is No Longer “Broadband”

The Federal Communications Commision has just changed the legal definition of “Broadband” to require 25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload. As you can see below, ...

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LG 21:9 UltraWide 34UM65 Monitor Review

After buying the HP Envy, I decided that it’s about time that I upgraded my old Samsung monitor as well. At first, I was going to ...

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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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