Consumer Electronics Blog Posts

Dec 02

Norton Core WiFi Router Best Buy Review
Norton Core Wi-Fi Router Best Buy Review

Symantec has released the Core, its first secure router and Wi-Fi hotspot for your entire home that protects all connected devices. Mesh routers are up and coming in the home networking scene, but this one device does it all and adds security on top. This single device is powerful enough to provide speed and signal to stream 4K video and support HD gaming. It has multi-layer, software as a service, cloud-connected approach to security. It integrates Norton Security for Macs, PCs, tablets, smartphones and a secure cloud connection that scans all network traffic. All of this is included in a $279 package that looks nice, even on a table where everyone can see it. Continue reading Norton Core Provides High Performance WiFi & Secure Internet for Your Home

Nov 04

Yi Technology 4K+ Action Camera Review
Yi Technology’s 4K+ Action Camera Review

There are only a few quality action cameras that are virtual reality grade and that can record video in UHD 4K with 60fps. Selecting the right one for the next adventure is even easier than ever before. Yi Technology has engineered next level hardware into their newest 4K+ Action Camera to be the world’s first that can capture 4K in 60fps for $339. Continue reading Record UHD 4K Video in 60fps with Yi Technology's New 4k+ Action Camera

Sep 24

LG Stylo 3 on Cricket Wireless is a Smartphone With Great Signal
LG Stylo 3 on Cricket Wireless

LG and Cricket Wireless have recently released their Stylo 3 phablet with a big screen, Android Nougat 7 and a stylus. The 4G LTE enabled smartphone comes with a 13MP autofocusing camera and a 2,500 mAh battery, for all day use. It has a 5MP forward facing camera to snap selfies.

Disclosure: The LG Stylo 3 smartphone and Cricket Wireless service were loaned at no cost for review. I have not been compensated for the review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

LG Stylo 3 Unboxing Video

What’s In The Box:

- LG Stylo 3
- Wall Charger
- Micro USB Cable
- Back Cover
- 3,200 mAh Battery Continue reading LG Stylo 3 on Cricket Wireless is a Smartphone With Great Signal

Sep 17

CUJO Smart Firewall Protects Your Smart Home With an Internet Security Appliance
CUJO Smart Firewall Review

The worst feeling is when you boot up your computer or try to use your mobile device and they do not work. Then you think, “do I have malware or a virus?” Or if you are a parent and wonder what the kids are up to on the Internet. Do you think they will tell you what they are doing and who they are talking to? Wondering is no longer necessary. The CUJO smart firewall Internet appliance can help with parental controls for Internet access at home and it can block hacking attempts to keep devices safer. The all-in-one Internet gadget is available now from Best Buy at $249. Continue reading CUJO Smart Firewall Protects Your Smart Home With an Internet Security Appliance

Aug 13

Upgrading Huawei
Upgrading Huawei’s Honor 8 to EMUI 5 and Android Nougat 7

Upgrading the Huawei Honor 8 to EMUI 5 with Android Nougat 7 is the goal. For some reason, certain Honor 8s from Huawei’s factory were released with a limiting EMUI 3.1 firmware that has Android 5. Continue reading Upgrading Honor 8 Model VAT-L04 to EMUI 5 and Android Nougat 7

Jul 13

Apple iPhone 7 PRODUCT RED Review
Review: Apple iPhone 7 128GB (Product)RED With AT&T 4G LTE

Apple’s latest iPhone 7 in (PRODUCT)RED color is the latest device from the company to join the social good campaign. It is smart for Apple to participate in this program for many reasons. It gives consumers another choice for an official color too. The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus (PRODUCT)RED comes in 128GB and 256GB sizes for CDMA and GSM networks. This review covers the iPhone 7 (PRODUCT)RED 128GB with a 4.7” Retina HD screen that feels nice in the hand. Continue reading Review: Apple iPhone 7 128GB (Product)RED With AT&T 4G LTE