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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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Review: Unique iPhone 7 leather case by Twelve South

If you are in the market for a unique iPhone 7 leather case that fits your iPhone like a second skin, the RelaxedLeather case by Twelve South might be for you. Why I am not a fan of cases I am usually an opponent of iPhone cases and screen protectors for the following reasons: I…(Read More)

Hammo TV: Affordable wireless headphones for TV

If you are in the market for affordable wireless headphones for TV, check out Noontec’s Hammo TV. The headphone maker is known for well-designed, yet affordable headphones and the Hammo TV personal wireless audio system for TV is no different. Noontec reached out to me and asked if I wanted to give their…(Read More)

Is AmpliFi mesh networking technology better than your Wi-Fi router?

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)

Apple AirPods vs Bose vs Plantronics

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)

apple mail sanebox clutter

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)

What to wear on a plane or long-haul flight to travel comfortably

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)

How to extend the storage of your iPhone

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)

Chosen Foods Sample

Favorite food brands: Chosen Foods

Last updated on Jul 21, 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)

Review: Wireless workout headphones for running and jogging

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)

Portrait Mode makes the iPhone 7 Plus worth it

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)

Apple Watch Series 2

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

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

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)

Bugaboo Cameleon3

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)