Gadgets :: January 30, 2019

Gadgets :: January 30, 2019

by Gregg Ellman (@greggellman) Can you really get excited about a battery?  Isn’t a battery just a battery? Well, sort of, but not really. The Moshi Porto Q 5K with proprietary Q-coil wireless charging module is what I want in a portable charging battery. A standard USB port, Qi wireless charging for my iPhone XS […]

Gadgets :: January 23, 2017

Gadgets :: January 23, 2017

by Gregg Ellman(@greggellman) Just as I’ve experienced very recently, security can almost be too much when you misplace a key to the padlock securing your valuables (my tool shed).  With the Tapplock One+ smart padlock, there’s no keyhole or combination dial. Instead the smart padlock stores your fingerprint and opens in 0.8 seconds when they […]

Gadgets :: December 19, 2018

Gadgets :: December 19, 2018

by Gregg Ellman (@greggellman) The more I want to stay away from my smartphone, the more companies supply me with cool gadgets controlled by them. The latest I tested was Momentum’s Aria LED Floodlight with Wi-Fi Camera. Like every smart home gadget, you must connect it to your existing WiFi and get an account with […]

Gadgets :: December 5, 2018

Gadgets :: December 5, 2018

By Gregg Ellman There’s always som@greggellman)e cool things to add to holiday shopping lists. But as we get down to the shopping deadline, this can include basics for grab and go shoppers (like me). Essentials that any family, friend or neighbor can use or even a really cool music system. Crosley’s new retro cassette player/recorder […]

Gadgets :: November 14, 2018

Gadgets :: November 14, 2018

by Gregg Ellman (@greggellman) The Nixplay Iris frame with WiFi connectivity easily displays cell phone images. Along with the Nixplay app and 10GB of free cloud storage, you can send images from anywhere to be displayed in the 8-inch frame.  Once everything is set up, images display instantly. The frame has a high resolution (1024 […]

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