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AMD has been on a roll in the past few months. Their Ryzen processors were a huge hit, and performed much better than their counterparts from Intel, while costing lesser. They also introduced the RX Vega 56 and RX Vega 64, which became a huge success as well. Now, AMD has attempted to combine the processing power of the Ryzen, with the graphical prowess of the Vega, into one economical package. An unofficial sequel to…

It’s time to we did a review of sports betting mobile app odds and find out if it can make the life of a recreational, or even professional, sports bettor that much easier. Let’s see if this is one app worth having on your menu. All Apps Are Not Created Equal You’ve heard the expression – “there’s an app for that.” It seems like no matter what you’re into there is always a company or…

With technology on the rise, smartphones have become an everyday item in the lives of almost the entire world. With devices such as the Samsung flagships and the Apple flagships selling over 2 billion product sales combined, it is without a doubt that phones have revolutionized our experiences in everyday life. However, it can be a challenge, and for most an inconvenience, when the battery on those smartphones run out of charge. Therefore, it’s a…

All of the reviewers I could find were, to varying degrees, blown away by the new iMac Retina 5K. That’s due to the simple fact they spent serious quality time with Apple’s newest desktop and learned just how deep the innovation and performance really goes. Seriously, get your butt to a local Apple Store, Best Buy or authorized reseller and experience the iMac Retina 5K in person. While it looks like your daddy’s all-in-one, iMac…

The V-Moda XS on-ear headphones are one of the latest editions to V-Moda’s relatively small product line. While they are not known for being studio quality or “high-end” in that way, I have always associated V-Moda with good sound quality and great design, two things that fit the XS headphones as well. When it comes to design, metal and plastic are basically all that you will find on these headphones and metal is what really…

Even though phones are being to store and access larger amounts of content, physical on-phone storage space is rarely big enough unless you pay a premium to get a 64GB version of a phone. Since many of the most popular phones do not even include microSD card sots, wireless storage and cloud storage have become very popular ways to increase space on a phone, but those are not without problems. If you want to avoid a troublesome setup…

With the exception of sleep quality, heart rate is one of the few health metrics that almost anyone can benefit from tracking. The Mio Alpha, though it may be limited in terms of features, does one thing right and that is tracking a user’s heart rate. The watch’s $199 price tag places it at the high-end of the price spectrum in terms of health-centric wearables but for athletes who really care about tracking and monitoring…

There are a lot of startups in the fitness wearables space but Withings is not one of them, instead, it is well-known in the community and has a line of products that include WiFi scales and even blood pressure cuffs. Given its experience and the success of the first Withings Pulse, the O2 has a lot to live up to. Although some fitness trackers are really great for athletes, the Pulse O2 seems like it…

It’s very common now in the headphones industry for feature-heavy headphones to come out and while they have a lot to offer, audio performance is normally equivalent to a pair that does not cost as much. The opposite is true for Supertooth’s $150 Freedom headphones which don’t offer much in the way of features but sound just as good as a $200 or $220 pair. The Freedom’s design is very basic with a glossy plastic…

iHome iBN26 iHomes are no longer as popular as they used to be, primarily because people use their phones directly for alarms and docking an iPod or iPhone to a speaker is not as common now that wireless connections have taken over. iHome seems to be combing the old and the new with the iBN26 which doesn’t allow for docking and instead works with a wireless Bluetooth connection. The version we tested was black and…

The BlueAnt Pump shares some of its design elements with other sport headphones but unlike its competitors, the Pump is actually worth using even if you are not exercising. Sport headphones have a tendency to be very lackluster in their audio quality, and while BlueAnt’s are not spectacular, they are definitely better than some. Design It can be a little bit tricky to actually get the Pump headphones on, since positioning them involves bringing them…

There are numerous “quantified self” applications and products currently on the market and while they are great for people interested in health and fitness, they don’t necessarily tell you when to exercise. That is the main difference between other fitness electronics and the Ithelete Finger Sensor ($69.99). By monitoring a user’s heart rate variability (HRV) each day, Ithlete claims that its mobile app can tell users when they should exercise and when they should take…

The JBL Pulse is an interesting little speaker. While it is does have all of the features that you’d expect from a portable speaker–Bluetooth connectivity and fair battery life–it also has the ability to produce an LED light show, something that may or may not be a gimmick in the eyes of some consumers. Light show functionality is not something that is usually built into speakers but lights have always gone well with music. Whether it…