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Google Project Fi Starts Invitations

Back in April, Google announced their own low cost cell phone service named Project Fi and asked interested parties to get on a waiting list. Now ...

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Sprint Rolls Out Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Firmware Update

Starting on May 11, Sprint has started to roll out a new version (G925PVPU1AOE2) of the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge firmware to fix “bugs.” I have ...

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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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OBiTALK Provides Free Phone Service Via Google Voice

Back in 2008, I reviewed the original Ooma Hub, which provided me with free VOIP home service. However, Ooma’s new service is no longer free, and ...

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Sony 4K Action Cam (FDR-X1000V/W) Released

Sony has upgraded their action cam line-up with their new 4K version which will cost $499.99. This entry is clearly trying to compete head-to-head with the new ...

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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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Eating & Drinking


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


Sound Blaster Play! 2 USB Sound Card Review

When I got my HP 17t laptop, it was running Windows 8.1 and my old driver for my Xitel Mp3 Streamer no longer worked. So I upgraded to ...

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How To See Your Google History

Have you ever watched a crime related TV show where the detectives find incriminating searches on the perps laptop? It’s usually some google search about specific ...

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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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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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