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Waylens Kickstarter Funds GoPro For Cars

Do you have a GoPro mounted in your car but wish it could be smarter and record the really cool moments automatically for you? What’s what the Waylens “Data Driven Automotive Camera” will do for you for $299 ($200 less ...

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Uber Eats First Impressions

Recently, I decided to use Uber instead of a taxi to get home after dropping off my car for maintenance. As advertised, it was cheaper than taking a taxi because it was not during peak hours. When I was using ...

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Apple iPod nano (7th Gen) Review

If you’re wondering who buys MP3 players any more because they are built into every smartphone, ask any parent. For moms that are afraid to give their kids a smartphone which might be used for sexting or worse, the Apple’s ...

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Hide Sushi Review

For years, I drove past Hide Sushi (pronounced He-De) on my way to the other sushi places nearby on Sawtelle in West LA. I finally decided it was time to check it out. There was a line of people waiting ...

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Ramen Yamadaya Westwood Review

A few years ago, a Japanese restaurant opened on Westwood boulevard near Wilshire but it went out of business and was replaced by another one, which promptly also closed. Luckily for Westwood, Ramen chain Yamadaya took over the location and is ...

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Japanese Robata Kaba Restaurant Review

The Shin-Sen-Gumi Ramen in downtown has gotten so popular, there’s always a long wait. Not wanting to wait, I decided to cross the street to Robata Kaba next to Johnny Rockets. The first thing I noticed was that all the tables ...

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SanDisk Wireless Flash Drive Review

Although, the purpose for the SanDisk Wireless Flash drive is to give smartphones more storage space, I needed a way to wirelessly transfer data from my computer to a USB flash drive. After looking online, I found the best price ...

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BMW i8 In The Wild

Although the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car was released in 2014, it’s already sold out through 2015. I saw this one in West LA. The MSRP is $135,925 but because it’s so hard to get, it has been sold at auction ...

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