iEdge Lightning USB Cable Glitter Series E-380 Review

The iEdge Glitter Series 6 Ft. lightning USB cable costs less than Apple-made lightning cords.  There’s no MFi (Made for iPhone/iPad/iPod) certified label on the package. But our tests found it still highly reliable. This cord gives reasonably fast charge and high current handling. We paid $3.99 for ours at Gabriel Brothers. Indeed this is … Continue reading iEdge Lightning USB Cable Glitter Series E-380 Review





IXCC 6 Foot Lightning Cable Review, MFi Certified

The IXCC 6 foot lightning cable surprises the inexpensive sync and charge cable market.  Given its quality and MFi (Made for iPhone/iPad/iPod) certification, this cord tops expectations. We paid $7.99 for it at Amazon.com. So, this costs way less than original Apple cords.  The extra couple feet here makes the IXCC 6 foot lightning cable lots cheaper per … Continue reading IXCC 6 Foot Lightning Cable Review, MFi Certified





Belkin Lightning USB Cable Cord, 1.2M, 4 Ft Review

The Belkin lightning USB cable for charge & sync (part number 8830bt15381 Rev B01 ) for Apple devices, at just several dollars per cord online is a steal. The Belkin lightning USB cable is among the cheapest cables we’ve bought.  Yet this  lightning cable carries the Belkin name brand, which means high quality.  Yet this cable … Continue reading Belkin Lightning USB Cable Cord, 1.2M, 4 Ft Review





OtterBox Defender Case Review for iPad Air and Mini

We’ve tested the OtterBox Defender Series protective cases for the Apple iPad, iPad Air, and iPad Mini tablet computers. In sum:  The OtterBox Defender case cost more than any other case that we’ve seen. But they’re of the highest overall quality too.  Though we feel that they overpriced the OtterBoxe, they do protect as well … Continue reading OtterBox Defender Case Review for iPad Air and Mini





Apple Earpods Review, Earbuds for iPod iPhone

Bought another set of natural-sounding in ear earphones that are a marked improvement over the Apple stock iPod / iPhone / iPad earbuds that came with iPods prior to 2014; those being the Apple Earpods. Apple Earpods Review: Intro Apple Earpods are a higher class product than sub-$20 earphones we’d enjoyed for years.  After testing … Continue reading Apple Earpods Review, Earbuds for iPod iPhone





10 Port USB Charging Station Review, Gearmo ICS-10P-HO

The Gearmo® 10 Port High Output USB Charger Station features highest current charging capability from all ten of its high current 2.4A USB ports at the same time. Thus, you can charge as many as ten of the most power hungry tablet computers, radios, Bluetooth speakers simultaneously.  The current draw on one port does not decrease the current output on another. This AC charger, made … Continue reading 10 Port USB Charging Station Review, Gearmo ICS-10P-HO





Koss Earbud Headphones KEB30K Headset Review

The Koss earbud headphones KEB30K noise isolating earphones play the mid range too loudly. They sacrifice decent bass and treble in the process.  Good for novice listeners though, who don’t really care about such things. The drivers reproduce vocal sounds quite well. But the lows, due to the very small size of these buds, do … Continue reading Koss Earbud Headphones KEB30K Headset Review





Google Home Mini Power Adapter Specs

The AC adapter shipped with the Google Home Mini smart speaker is a typical medium-current USB supply.  So we cover the Google Home Mini power adapter specs and details for this wall supply.  But if you’re not able to find an original replacement adapter, any high power USB supply with a micro USB jack works … Continue reading Google Home Mini Power Adapter Specs





Bose QuietComfort 15 Headphones Review

While the Bose QuietComfort 15 acoustic noise cancelling headphones likely cost more than most any other consumer grade over-ear headphone, you’ll get what you pay for. Here’s our Bose QuietComfort 15 review of these awesome earphones. Bose QuietComfort 15 Intro We sampled these recently at a local Sam’s Club warehouse. We found their sound very … Continue reading Bose QuietComfort 15 Headphones Review





Extension Cord Safety Tips, Help, Advice

Today’s electric extension cords give fast and easy ways of getting power around the home, garage, basement, and outdoors.  They allow you to run leaf blowers, weed whackers, and lawn mowers outdoors.  Plus, they connect  lamps, radios, and televisions inside.  But while these cords give instant power anywhere needed, extension cord safety should never be … Continue reading Extension Cord Safety Tips, Help, Advice