Neo Smartpen N2 review


The Neo smartpen N2 is the perfect gadget for students who prefer to view their notes on an electronic device but prefer writing with ordinary pen and paper over a stylus. It could also work well for a number of other occasions. Its size and light weight make it feel just like any ordinary pen and the metallic design makes the Neo N2 appealing to the eye and easy to grip. But from the moment the cap comes off, a whole new level of productivity begins.

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Abcotech Wireless Bike Speaker Multi-function Bag review


The Abcotech wireless speaker has a few tricks up its sleeve and at the same time doesn’t compromise sound quality. The speaker makes the perfect gadget for people who enjoy the outdoors. It packs great sound quality, long enough battery life, a built-in microphone for hands free speakerphone capabilities, a loud and powerful bass and built-in FM radio all in one durable water-resistant package.

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Vinsic 20,000mAh ultra-slim power bank review


The Vinsic 20,000mAh ultra-slim power bank is great for charging devices on the go. The high capacity will charge devices for days at a time before dying off. And its metallic profile is portable, weighing 537 grams for easy transporting. It features an ultra-slim body and is made of a hard aluminum alloy material that feels tough and sturdy in the hand. Users can charge their Android, iOS, Windows devices or just about any other USB-powered item.

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Choetech Circle wireless charger review


Wireless charging is quickly becoming a big deal these days, with many flagship devices now offering built-in wireless charging capabilities. The Samsung’s entire line of flagship Galaxy devices all offer this, with the newer models even supporting speedier wireless charging.

I was first introduced to wireless charging with my old Nexus 5, and I’ve been happily using this method for charging my devices ever since. With my Galaxy S6 Edge, it gets its nightly charge this way as well from the Samsung wireless charging pad that was made available this year to go along with the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge.

So now I’m trying out a new, third-party wireless charger on the market: the Choetech Circle.

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Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 4.7 review


We earlier reviewed the Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3, one of the more premium off-contract smartphones you can get your hands on. Now, Alcatel OneTouch has released a smaller, 4.7-inch variant of the device aiming to reach a wider and more populated part of the market.

With the major screen reduction, there’s also been a drastic hit to the device’s specifications, which could potentially cause some worry as far as performance goes. Fortunately, the 4.7-inch Idol 3 still runs and looks like a champ!

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Acer Chromebook 11 C740 review


Chromebooks can be impressive laptops. We’ve seen some excellent options come from Samsung, ASUS, and even Acer. Some might be on the pricey side, but Acer recently introduced the Acer Chromebook 11 C740, a Chromebook for those who want a small form factor and are on a budget.

In my time with the C740, it’s been an impressive machine, even at its low price point.

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Motorola Moto G (2015) review: Mid-range never felt so good


Since the company reemerged in 2013, Motorola has been trying to prove that specifications mean nothing on paper. Motorola’s portfolio was slashed and now the company offers just three phones to cover different segments — high-end, mid-range, and entry-level. The Moto G (2015) blurs those lines to an extent. Motorola has developed a phone that, when actually used, feels unlike any other mid-range device ever sold. Why is Motorola able do this? Because specifications from flagship devices made in 2013 and 2014 are beginning to be revamped and repackaged for the mid-range devices of today. And consumers can only benefit from that in both performance and price.

Motorola has gotten out of the way of users and their phones and created a comfortable, approachable, and durable device in the Moto G. This phone can actually rival some of today’s high-end devices. Maybe some will view it as Motorola’s true flagship. Sounds crazy, right? Motorola doesn’t care because it’s true. The value here goes far beyond its $179 starting price.

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BoomBox V2 portable speaker review

BoomBox_V2_TA (45)One of the great things about summer is having a picnic with friends and family — laying on a blanket while eating sandwiches, relaxing, reading, eating, talking, quaffing the odd glass of wine, and listening to music. Listening to music while out and about is often where the proverbial fly in the ointment appears because the quality of sound from your smartphone’s speaker usually isn’t anything write home about. This is where Wowzr’s BoomBox V2 comes in, a portable audio device that allows you to make a speaker out of everyday objects.

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Piper NV Security Camera review


Security cameras for the purpose of home automation are becoming more and more popular with devices available like the Netatmo Welcome or the Nest Cam. The Piper NV is yet another security camera that can be controlled with your mobile device.

Many smart home cameras are lacking in a lot of areas but Piper claims its NV to be top-of-the-line when it comes to automated home surveillance.

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