Reviews

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Video: Grovemade Maple & Leather iPhone Case Review (In 90 Seconds)

For $129, is the Grovemade Maple & Leather iPhone case any good? Yes, it’s very good; but there are a couple things you should know about before moving forward. Oh and one more thing: this is probably one of the coolest, most stylish phone cases on the planet. Video Transcript:  Guys what’s up it’s Chris […]

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Video: Amazon Echo Review (In 90 Seconds)

Video Transcript: Guys whats up it’s Chris from DailyTekk and this is the review of the Amazon Echo. Review Amazon Echo is an “always-on” artificial intelligence assistant that you control with your voice. It’s like Siri married a Bluetooth speaker. Interacting with Echo is EASY! Alexa how’s my commute today? Echo is a treasure trove […]

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Leesa Foam Mattress Review: “Super Freaking Amazing”

I hate feeling tired. When I’m tired it’s hard to wake up and get going, my head feels like it’s in a fog for hours and I get cranky. As I head into my thirties, a decade for which I have big expectations and from which I plan to squeeze every ounce of living from, […]

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Monowear Leather And Nylon Apple Watch Bands Review

The Apple Watch helps me get through the day. Like I mentioned in the recent video Is The Apple Watch A Keeper (In 60 Seconds), the Apple Watch has helped me get fit and stay healthier, has helped me become more organized and has kept me more informed. But like anything, after time, even a […]

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Is This The Best Selfie Stick Ever?

The first time I saw a selfie stick I was experiencing what it was like to float thousands of ridiculous feet above the street next to the Willis Tower in Chicago. The only thing preventing me from splatting was a layer of transparent glass. But the moment was incomplete because my wife and I both […]

EazyWallz Review: The Best Selection Of Cool Wall Murals

White walls are boring. You don’t live on a white-washed space station (like in the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey). You and the people you’re around the most (family, colleagues) have personalities. Whether you’re at home or at work you want to be in a creative, happy, inspired mood as you go about your day. […]

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2015 Threadless Review: Super Creative T-Shirts (But Avoid This Mistake)

Update June 29, 2015: Be sure to check the comments. Threadless has really great, proactive customer service! Everyone needs at least a few great t-shirts in their wardrobe. That’s because they are a style staple. They are versatile, a cinch to wear and let us easily express who we are. But finding t-shirts with cool […]

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Inner Exile Hydra Self-Healing iPhone Case Review (The Best-Looking iPhone Case)

To me, design matters — a lot. It’s one of the reasons I bought an iPhone. And not to throw any shade on any iPhone case manufacturers, but the design of the iPhone itself trumps the design of any iPhone case. And so, since last October when I bought my latest iPhone (a 6 Plus), I’ve […]

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Vaiden Triton and Heliosphere Review: The Ultimate Workout Clothes?

When I wake up early in the morning to run as the sun rises I want my resolve to be fit and healthy to rise as well. For years runners, and athletes of all sorts, have known that better equipment leads to better results. And as technology continues to seep into athletic and fitness products, […]

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Solpro Helios Review: The Best Portable Solar Charger

Portable solar chargers are a good idea in principle. Too bad they are all ugly, clunky and inconvenient — right? Wrong. Well, right in many ways, but wrong at least in this one instance. For years it seems like I’ve been hunting for a solar powered portable charger that didn’t suck. That all changed when […]

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Grain Audio OEHP Wood Headphones Review: How Music Was Meant To Sound

Unmistakable and bohemian. I took an abundance of time thinking of two words that best describe Grain Audio’s OEHP wood headphones and those are the two I came up with. If they seem a bit unexpected, let me explain. I’m a sucker for seeking out the best headphones I can. Music is such a big part of my work […]

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Incipio Feather MacBook Air Case Review: One Of The Best I’ve Tried So Far

Apple products always look the best when they are naked; when they are covered by cases, they usually become slightly less attractive and a bit bulkier but also far safer from dings and scratches. Alas, I never leave my MacBooks naked. They are far too valuable (both the machine and what it holds); the better […]

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Moshi Kameleon iPhone 6 Plus Stand Case Review

In recent months there have been so many times I wished I had a stand for my iPhone handy. Watching Netflix while traveling, wanting to see the info on an open app more easily while working at my desk and for FaceTime calls to name a few off the top of my head. The funny […]

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Alcatel Onetouch Idol 3 Review: A VERY Impressive Affordable Android Phone

What if you could get an incredibly capable phone at an astonishingly affordable price? That’s exactly what you’ll get with the Alcatel Onetouch Idol 3, a fully unlocked Android phone that costs just $249. Not $249 with a two-year contract; just $249 period. When you compare the Idol 3’s feature set to those of the […]

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f-stop’s Ajna Adventure Backpack Review: A PERFECT 40 Liter Pack For Videographers

A couple of weeks ago I mentioned to my wife how I needed a new backpack specifically designed to haul my video equipment around. A couple of days later a company called f-stop got in touch asking if I’d like to test out their new Ajna pack which was part of a new lineup called […]

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Frank & Oak Review: Guys It’s True! There Is A Remarkably Easy Way To Look Good

Today I’ve got a new favorite clothing brand: Frank & Oak. This statement is not a paid endorsement; rather, it’s the natural outflowing of an experience. For the last couple of weeks I’ve been testing out some clothes (supplied to me for such purposed by Frank & Oak) and I’ve come away a believer. Let […]

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Grovemade Walnut Desk Collection Review (+ Unboxing)

I don’t just love a creative, well-styled workspace; I crave one. Put another way, I can’t stand working in a bland, sterile environment. That’s why I’m always on the lookout for items that can add some color or sophistication or even some inspiration of some sort to my office. Like Apple’s Jony Ive, I like to […]

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GYMLE iPhone 6 Plus (Vintage) Wallet Case Review

There something about wallet phone cases that gets me every time. I’m a huge sucker for them. I think it’s the possibility of combining two items into one that gets me so excited. For one thing if you have your phone—which I never leave home without—then you’ve got your wallet; forgetting your wallet is a […]

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MTailor Is The Coolest, Best-Priced Way To Order A Quality Custom Dress Shirt (Review)

Finding a dress shirt that fits good can be hard, expensive or both. If you just go to a department store you’re going to get a shirt that can fit anybody and it’s really a matter of luck whether or not go find a shirt that fits really well. If you go to a tailor […]

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Halo: Spartan Strike Review—Halo Comes To iOS

I’ve been a fan of the Halo series ever since the original game came out. That was back when I was in college and many a class was skipped for a good Halo session. As life progressed and I had less and less time to play video games, I weaned myself away from what I […]