Mar 16

Magnolia March AudioFest Best Buy HD Receiver
Magnolia’s AudioFest

Almost everywhere we go during the day, there are opportunities to enjoy music, podcasts and other forms of audio entertainment like audio books. During each of those moments, we can listen to what we want with inexpensive headphones or speakers and miss most of what the artists intended for us to hear. Continue reading Go BIG at Magnolia's AudioFest with Great Prices on Premium Audio Gear

Feb 22

Alcatel Pulsemix on Cricket
Alcatel PULSEMIX Smartphone on Cricket

The PULSEMIX on Cricket is an overall good value. Its quad-core CPU sips power from a 2,800 mAh battery that is rated for up to eight hours of talk time. The Alcatel Android smartphone has an adequate 5.2” HD screen that provides a mostly responsive experience with rich color. It is one of the first budget phones for under $70 that works with Alcatel’s accessory cover technology, called SNAPBAK, which attach on the back. It did a nice job of quickly downloading apps and surfing the web via Cricket’s 4G LTE nationwide network, which is run by AT&T. Continue reading Alcatel's PULSEMIX Smartphone is a Good Value on Cricket

Jan 21

Huawei Futian Shenzhen China Flagship Store
Huawei Mate 10 Pro Launches in US at CES 2018

Co-written by Bill Cody @VegasBiLL on Twitter

The setting was CES 2018, at the Sand Expo Center, in the Venetian Las Vegas. Several announcements were to be made by the Consumer Business CEO of Huawei. The anticipation of what Richard Yu was to announce could be something that would propel Huawei to reach its goal of becoming the number one handset maker in the world, that much faster. Partnering with a US based cellular provider to offer their phones would mean many things and all of the smartphone makers around the world realize these facts.



Several days leading up to Richard Yu’s CES 2018 Keynote saw the fallout of an article that came out in the WSJ reporting that a possible carrier deal with Huawei had been canceled due to a number of reasons. I read the article and several others that outlined possible reasons why a deal, that had been progressing, was canceled at nearly the last minute. Continue reading Huawei Mate 10 Pro Launches in US at CES 2018

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

Oct 01

Minneapolis Marriott AC Hotel Trip Review
Minneapolis Marriott Trip Review

Traveling to new cities on a budget can be done and sometimes along the way, discovering local foods, places to see and great experiences make trips memorable for a lifetime. As with most large cities, finding local fare is easy with various websites and restaurant review apps out there. Having only a few days to explore a city means narrowing down a list of unique places to see. Sometimes, traveling to those various destinations brings a unique understanding of how the locals live and where the hotspots are located.
Continue reading Minneapolis Experiences - Food to eat, Places to see and Things to do