Reviews

I regularly review products and services and share my opinion on this blog. I only recommend products I love and use every day. My reviews cover various categories, including electronics, apps, parenting essentials, and even restaurants.

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With Apple having reportedly discontinued work on its AirPort base stations, it was time to look for alternatives to the aging wireless infrastructure in my house. I wanted to find out, if new Wi-Fi Mesh networking technologies, such as the one AmpliFi provides, could replace the three Apple AirPort Extreme (AE) base stations that…(Read More)

In this AirPods review, my goal was to find out if they could replace the Bose QuietComfort 35 I use for traveling or the Plantronics Savi 745 I use in the office. After a few weeks of waiting, I finally received them in the mail and started testing them. Before I get into the comparison…(Read More)

In this article, I’ll present you my favorite email productivity apps: SaneBox, Mail Act-On, and MailButler are powerful email tools that can help boost your email productivity by spending less time processing emails. SaneBox is a service and works with any mail client, account or operating system. Mail Act-On and MailButler are…(Read More)

Air travel is not always comfortable, and you may ask yourself the question: What to wear on a plane to make the trip as comfortable as possible. Wearing comfortable clothes is especially important on long-haul flights and when I fly overnight. In this article, I’ll tell you what clothes I recommend to wear…(Read More)

Until recently, the base models of both the iPhone and iPad had only 16GB of storage. In this article, I’ll show you how to easily extend the storage of your iPhone or iPad using what’s called mobile memory. Apple’s storage strategy When Apple released the iPhone 7, they finally bumped up the…(Read More)

Favorite food brands: Chosen Foods

Last updated on Apr 27, 2017

Eating healthy is not easy considering that most food you can buy at the grocery store is quite the opposite of healthy. Making it yourself is not always an option, so to help you pick healthy foods, I started a new series called “Favorite food brands”. Chosen Foods Mayonnaise We discovered Chosen Foods when I…(Read More)

In this article, I’ll review my two favorite wireless workout headphones for running and jogging: the Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphones and the Plantronics Backbeat Fit Wireless headphones. My workout routine consists of Crossfit-type exercises or of running with the kids or alone. When I run alone, I like to listen to music. Before…(Read More)

Is the iPhone 7 Plus worth it is a question I have been asked a lot. In my opinion, if the iPhone 7 Plus only had a new camera system and Portrait Mode but no other new features, it would be worth it. I upgraded from an iPhone 6s Plus and didn’t regret it…(Read More)

I love running and my Apple Watch, and in this post, I’ll review the Apple Watch Series 2 from a runners perspective. The Apple Watch Series 2 I ordered looks almost exactly like the previous generation (Amazon): Space Gray Aluminum Case with Black Sports Band. The differences between the old and the new Apple…(Read More)

Quicken 2016 for Mac worth the Upgrade?

Last updated on Apr 27, 2017

In the past few years, Intuit has done an incredibly awful job positioning Quicken, its personal finance software, on the Mac. Despite my experience with Quicken Essentials and Quicken 2015, I decided to upgrade to Quicken 2016. In this post I’ll share my first impression of the latest version and tell you if the…(Read More)

Review of the Yohann iPad stand

Last updated on May 2, 2017

In this article, I’ll review the Yohann iPad stand. Yohann is arguably the most innovative and gorgeous-looking iPad stand I have ever tried. I have had it for almost a year, and my opinion hasn’t changed. Most iPad stands I have tried have one major problem: They hold the iPad at a…(Read More)

Stroller Review: Bugaboo Cameleon3

Last updated on Apr 27, 2017

As mentioned in my post about Baby Accessories, here is my review of the Bugaboo Cameleon3. Bugaboo calls it the “iconic stroller”. Read on to find out if it really deserves that title. We started shopping for a stroller about 3 years ago, before Isabella was born. As new parents, we knew little about what…(Read More)

Traveling with an Apple Watch means carrying yet another charger plus accessories. That makes the goal of traveling “light” even more challenging. Twelve South has recognized that problem and created TimePorter, an innovative Apple Watch travel case that also doubles as an elegant charger. I used to carry all charging cables and plugs in Twelve…(Read More)

I put this baby essentials list for newborns and first-time parents together based on products that have worked well for us and thus we highly recommend. When you’re expecting your first child, everything is super exciting, including going shopping for your baby. But given the overwhelming amount of baby accessories available, it’s…(Read More)