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  • Evernote Know How - Duplicate a note – July 24, 2015

    Similar to my first Evernote Know How blog post. This is a simple tip, but not immediately obvious. The task today is to simply duplicate a note. There are many reasons to duplicate a note and if you need...

  • Visual Review - New Trent Trentium iPhone 5/5s rugged case – July 12, 2015

    Once again, New Trent sent an opportunity to review one of their products, the New Trent Trentium. I really enjoy their line of iOS accessories and the chance to review their rugged iPhone 5/5s case makes a good...

  • Bullet Review – NewTrent Airbender 3.0 – July 04, 2015

    A little over a year ago I reviewed the NewTrent Airbender 2.0. About a week ago, NewTrent sent an offer to review an upgrade, the NewTrent Airbender 3.0. The main new feature is support for the iPad Air 2...

  • IKEA FULLFÖLJA gel pen – July 03, 2015

    Today I present a pen review that quite probably no one saw coming. You can’t purchase this pen at JetPens. You won’t find it at your local discount store and you won’t even find it at Pen Chalet....

  • Project Fi welcome kit was a surprise – June 27, 2015

    Recently I received an invitation to join Google’s Project Fi program. I’ll write more about Google’s mobile phone service at a later date. This post shares the surprise I received – the Project Fi welcome kit. Images of the...

  • Ready Ranger Mobile Field Headquarters – June 26, 2015

    {This is a major update to an original post I wrote around 8 years ago} About a week before Christmas of 2007, my son came home with homework for his Dad. My initial thought at the time, “Parents get homework?!?”...

  • Syma X12S unboxing and mini review – June 21, 2015

    Today I received a great Father’s Day gift for a gadget lover like me. The gift has taunted me for about a week. My wife placed a box wrapped in blue wrapping paper on my desk last week with a...

  • Sketchnoting the Amazon Echo ultimate guide page – June 07, 2015

    Description: Awhile ago, I wrote a lengthy review of the Amazon Echo. It’s been a popular post and I’ve worked hard to update the review as the Echo receives new features (which has been weekly of late). Recently it...

  • Pebble Time first impressions – June 07, 2015

    Everyone is talking Watch. I get it. It is worth talking about. It’s beautiful, an amazing technological achievement, and it’s manufactured by Apple. What’s not to like? The price tag; that’s what.

    I’ve been to the Apple Store to play...

  • Jinhao 250 versus Pilot MR Metropolitan – May 23, 2015

    Recently, I wrote about my first fountain pen, the Jinhao 250. I shared the post in the PenAddict Slack channel. Slack member @punkey read my review and based on my “so-so” experience recommended I try another fountain pen,...

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