Gadget Pick of the Day: Belkin’s MIXIT hides handy extra charging cables

By Erin L / September 24, 2015 / 13 Comments

 With the battery life of many phones in a sad state, it’s imperative to carry extra cables or a portable battery pack. But they can be heavy, or clunky, or get tangled up inside your bag. Belkin has come up with a WAY better option that I think is going to be a huge hit. …

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Biolite Camp Stove: 2 minute Test & Review

By Erin L / May 27, 2015 / Comments Off on Biolite Camp Stove: 2 minute Test & Review

I recently got a chance to try out the Biolite camp stove.  While I’ll be putting it to the test on an upcoming camping trip and will write more in an upcoming blog, here’s the quick first impressions on how quickly it was able to boil water, and how it did powering gadgets via its…

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5 Top Fitness Wearables & Trackers

By Erin L / February 10, 2015 / 2 Comments

You’ve probably got at least one friend or coworker who wears one; a fitness band, pedometer, step counter, heart rate monitor or clip. You may have wondered why they’re so great and what they can do for you. In short they’re ultra-smart, ultra portable monitors that can give you information on things like how much…

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Better Device Charging Options! Throw away that 3-foot cord!

By Erin L / December 5, 2014 / Comments Off on Better Device Charging Options! Throw away that 3-foot cord!

We use our smartphones so much today, it’s almost impossible to have a battery that can keep up.  So when the juice is gone, what do you do?  What are some better options for keeping your devices charged and at the ready?  Check out my recommendations: Trunk Charging cable: A small, compact charger that…

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