Satechi M1 Wireless Mouse REVIEW

A stylish mouse for standard use. For many, many years now I have used a laptop as my main computer. As much as I like having a mobile command center, I do find the trackpad that is standard on these machines to be flawed. I like having control in all types of...

VicTsing Gaming Keyboard with Red Switches REVIEW

A capable, budget-friendly mechanical keyboard that stands up to more expensive options. I am a child of the 1980s. That means I grew up with an Atari as our first gaming system and computer lab time in school was something we longed for the entire week. Those old...

Wicked Arq Wireless Earbuds REVIEW Quality Sound Comfortable Fit and Affordable

The Wicked Arq earbuds allow you to enjoy many of the features present in more expensive wireless earphones but at about half the price. Traveling can be a truly wicked experience.  As a lover of words and their origins, I like to toy with double meanings. ...

Affinity Live Event Scheduled for June 19 NEWS

Affinity Live 2019 takes place on Wednesday, 19 June, and will include a keynote address by Ashley Hewson, Managing Director of Serif. In addition to the pre-announced official retail launch of our new desktop layout app Affinity Publisher, Ashley will be...

Autonomous ErgoChair 2 REVIEW My Personal Favorite Office Chair

The perfect compliment for a SmartDesk workspace. I spend a lot of time in front of my computer. My workspace is my sanctuary. It’s been a long journey but thanks to the incredible SmartDesk options from Autonomous, I’ve finally made my desk a place I want to be. It’s...

Mindshift Stash Master 13L Camera Cube Travel Insert REVIEW

Travel with camera gear and know it’s well-protected. I’ve been very fortunate to have some really nice, protective camera backpacks. But sometimes you don’t want to travel with a full camera backpack along with your bag full of personal items. This camera insert --...

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Catalyst NEWS CE WEEK June 12-13, 2019

Waterproof cases now available for Apple Watch Series 4 40mm, iPad Pro 11" and 12.9" and special edition AirPod cases. June tends to be one of my favorite months of the year. The rainy season starts to blend itself with the heat of the summer (June 21, 2019), our...

Meridio Apple Watch Bands REVIEW

Premium watch bands provide quality and style for Apple Watch users. When I got my first Apple Watch, I struggled with finding a good watch band for it. The fluoroelastomer sport band that was included with the original Apple Watch ended up causing a rash on my wrist...

Kanex DuraBraid Apple Watch Charger REVIEW Premium Cable Upgrade

Charge your Apple Watch with first class accommodations using the Kanex extra long Apple Watch charging cable. This past weekend, my wife, four children, and I traveled from Carbondale, Illinois to Chicago, Illinois via Amtrak. Similar to air travel, we had to pack...

Get More Out of Your Microsoft Investment NEWS

New Adobe Document Cloud and Microsoft app integrations announced at Microsoft’s Business Applications Summit Your organization is likely already investing heavily in Microsoft technology to help make it easier to work wherever you are. To support that goal, Adobe...

Oben PD-117 3-Way Pan Tilt Head REVIEW

A good all-around tripod head at a reasonable price. The past few years I have really been trying to step up my camera gear game. I have been thinking outside the box and trying things that aren’t in my wheelhouse. One of these accessories is the PD-117 3-Way...

GOTRAX GXL Electric Commuter Scooter V2 REVIEW

Traveling has never been so fun One thing I have learned from visiting CES, other conventions, and day trips is that after walking for hours upon hours I would be in misery by the end of the day. Instead of enjoying my work trip, I started to dread it and since I am...

VuPoint Share Q Lifestyle Camera REVIEW

Capture moments that matter with this personal action camera. This past week, we added a new member to a family - a four-pound Yorkshire Terrier. He’s still a puppy so he’s completely full of pep and vim. We’ve been having a lot of fun getting to know him and his...

The Value of Shop Vacs

Growing up, one of the typical chores I had on a weekly basis was vacuuming. I quickly learned that there are different types of vacuums for different uses. One of those types is called a ShopVac. A Shop Vac is designed to handle either wet or dry materials whereas a...

Audioengine 512 Portable Wireless Speaker REVIEW

High-quality audio portable speaker. This time of year we all become a little more active. I know I find myself ready to head into the great outdoors. But, before I do, I want to make sure I can take my music with me wherever I go. One of the easiest ways to do that...

Plugable Performance Mechanical keyboard REVIEW

New keyboards from Plugable mean the end of a three-year search for the perfect typing companion. I am a fan of gaming keyboards. They have a great feel to them and I feel like they are sometimes more precise than membrane keyboards. Plus, I love the clickity-clack...

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