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Technology

I’m a technologist, and I love gadgets that add value by simplifying my life or by increasing my productivity. On this blog, I cover Apple, home automation, networking and other technology, and I offer reviews of the products I love. I also share tips, tricks and stories about how I use technology to improve my life.

Jabra Evolve 75e Review and Comparison

Jabra Evolve 75e Wireless Headphones

Table of ContentsJabra Evolve 75e ReviewTechnical SpecificationsDesign and ComfortBattery LifeActive Noise CancellationMicrophoneAudio QualityConnectivityPlayback and Call ControlsSoftwareOther FeaturesHow Does Jabra Compare?Jabra Evolve 75e vs. Bose QC30Jabra Evolve 75e vs. Plantronics Voyager 6200 UCTroubleshootingFirmware UpdateThe Position of the USB BT DongleJabra Evolve 75e ManualConclusion I’m on a quest to find the best office headset that I can … Read more

Zyxel Nebula Review – Cloud Network Management

Zyxel Nebula Cloud Managed Networking Platform

Zyxel Nebula is a cloud-managed networking solution consisting of Wi-Fi access points, Ethernet switches, security gateways, and a management console. Zyxel developed Nebula to help business customers and their service providers to manage networking infrastructure more cost-effectively. For this review, I wanted to find out how much value Zyxel Nebula would provide to prosumers who … Read more

The Fastest Way To Charge An iPhone (And Android)

The fastest way to charge an iPhone Xs (and others)

Despite the proliferation of wireless charging technology, you’ve probably realized by now that wireless charging is slower than using a regular cable. But even when using a cord, there are significant differences in charging speeds, depending on the power adapter you use. In this review, I’ll answer the question: What is the fastest way to … Read more

Wooden iPhone & Apple Watch Charging Stand by Yohann

Wooden iPhone & Apple Watch Stand by Yohann

Yohann, a Swiss manufacturer of premium stands and docks for Apple devices, has released a beautifully crafted wooden iPhone & Apple Watch charging stand with extra room for jewelry or your AirPods. Some readers of my blog might remember that I reviewed Yohann before when the company released its first product, an innovative iPad stand. … Read more

iPhone Xs vs. iPhone X – Full Comparison of All Models

iPhone Xs vs. iPhone X

Table of ContentsNew iPhone Models in a NutshellGeneral ImprovementsDisplay TechnologyCamera SystemPerformanceBatteryDurabilityFeatures Apple Didn’t AnnounceOther iPhone Xs ReviewsiPhone Xs vs. iPhone X – Upgrade Recommendation On 9/12 Apple announced its 2018 iPhone lineup, including the iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, and iPhone Xr. If you are planning on buying a new iPhone or upgrading an existing … Read more

ecobee Switch+ Review – Smart Light Switch with Alexa & HomeKit

ecobee Switch+ integrates with the ecobee4 thermostat

The ecobee Switch+ is one of the smartest light switches on the market, featuring advanced sensors and seamless integration with ecobee smart thermostats and home automation platforms, such as Apple HomeKit, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Samsung SmartThings and others. I have had a good relationship with ecobee ever since I reviewed the original ecobee thermostat and … Read more

HomeKit Light Switches & Dimmers – Review

HomeKit Light Switches and Dimmers Review

Table of ContentsReviewed HomeKit Light SwitchesComparison of HomeKit Light SwitchesReviewed HomeKit DimmersHomeKit Dimmer ComparisonWhat You Should ConsiderReview of HomeKit Light Switches & Dimmers For this article, I have reviewed the best Apple HomeKit-compatible light & dimmer switches. Since I didn’t want to compare apples with oranges, I have separated the review into two sections, starting … Read more

Plantronics Voyager 8200 UC Review

Plantronics Voyager 8200 UC review

The Plantronics Voyager 8200 UC stereo Bluetooth headset is one of the most well-rounded, active noise-canceling headphones I have tested. For this review, I have compared the Voyager 8200 UC against the older Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 (SE) and the Bose QuietComfort 35. Plantronics Voyager 8200 UC Review Plantronics Voyager 8200 UC in Silver  Pros … Read more

Bose Sleepbuds Review – Noise-masking Technology at its best

Sleeping with the Bose Sleepbuds

The Bose sleepbuds are incredibly comfortable earbuds that mask ambient noise in an attempt to help you sleep better. That’s at least what Bose designed them for. For this review, I have slept wearing the sleepbuds, but I also set out to discover additional use cases for them. I was particularly interested in finding out … Read more

Bowers & Wilkins PX Review – Impressive Tech with Comfort Issues

Bowers & Wilkins PX Review

The Bowers & Wilkins PX are impressive over-ear headphones that offer premium sound quality, innovative technology, and adaptive noise cancellation. Unfortunately, this set of headphones also has a number of comfort issues when worn for an extended period of time. In this review, we’ll take a deep dive and explore the pros and cons of … Read more