Samsung 860 EVO SSD

I have an old Sony Vaio Laptop that I never use it anymore. It runs so slowly that I just stopped using it. I figured I'd try an experiment and install a Solid State Drive to replace the spinning hard drive. I've heard great things about this upgrade and was hoping for some improvement. In... Continue Reading →

GoPro Hero 7 Black

GoPro has an amazing trade in deal going on right now. Trade in "any" old camera and get $100 off the new Hero 7 Black. It was too good to pass up, so I dug up a really old, beat up point and shoot and sent it in. A few days later FedEx delivered the... Continue Reading →

Apple Watch Series 4

I had an opportunity to try out the new Apple Watch Series 4 as part of a fitness program. I'm very excited. I have not tried the previous versions before, so this will be a new experience. I'm trying the 44mm larger face with the black sport band. In the BoxWatch, small and large band,... Continue Reading →

Fitbit Flex 2

I had been a user of the Fitbit Zip for years and after losing it twice (Fitbit support is amazing by the way), it was time for an upgrade.  I wanted to try the Fitbit Flex 2 since it is not as bulky to wear on the wrist as some other Fitbit models are. In... Continue Reading →

Amazon Fire TV Cube

The Amazon Fire Tv Cube was appearing everywhere over the holiday season and at a reduced price. With commercials and ads everywhere, I wanted to give it a try. I was intrigued by the voice control over your home entertainment center. In the Box Fire TV Cube, Manual, Power cables Initial Impression Setup wasn't painful,... Continue Reading →

SiriusXM Onyx Plus

My old SiriusXM radio for the car finally kicked the bucket after five years plus, so it was time for an upgrade. After calling SiriusXM support, they did not have any good discounts on the radios. Amazon was about $20 cheaper for this radio. It even has a color screen, so let's give it a... Continue Reading →

Synology NAS DS218+

Tired of various cloud devices or having to depend on Google, Apple or other cloud services, then look no further than this bad boy. Still one of the entry level Synology NAS units, this was all I needed and wanted to try. My goal was to have a place to store a backup copy of... Continue Reading →

GoPro Hero 6 Black

I admit, I'm a little late to the GoPro party, but I had a big trip coming up, so I decided to bite the bullet and try the best action cam on the market. I was so excited to take this on my trip. In the BoxGoPro Hero 6 Black, Housing, Battery, Charging cable, a... Continue Reading →

TP-LINK Wi-Fi Smart Plug

As a Amazon Echo user, I entered the smart home market by trying out the TP-Link Wi-Fi Smart Plug to voice control the lamps, and other objects around the house. Let's see how this goes..... In the BoxSmart Plug, Manual Initial ImpressionSet up was mostly painless.  It took a few attempts to connect to the device's wifi. I also had to download the Kasa App and... Continue Reading →

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