Category - Gear

The Bluetooth Earbuds You’ll Love Wearing

On my birthday, in what I hope is not a metaphor for my turning fifty-one, my wireless LG Tone HBS 700 Bluetooth headphones finally fell apart. These headphones have been with me since 2012. I listened to Vangelis’ Antartica on them while...

48 Hours in Atlanta with the Apple Watch

Some observations, forty-eight hours into a relationship with Apple’s Watch: Think of the Watch as an extension of your iPhone. Your iPhone is still working away down there in your pocket, of course, because it’s handling a lot of the...

ThunderLeash No-Pull Leash

Sunny Day walks pretty well on a leash these days — except when we encounter birds, people, or other dogs. Then, inevitably, he wants to strain and pull forward on his leash. In these situations, controlling 40 pounds of pure muscle can be a...

Mark Finally Orders the Parrot Zik

My search for the very best pair of wireless bluetooth noise-canceling headphones came to and end today. (Clyde is relieved.) This particular search has gone on for a loooong time. Three years ago, on a trip to Bangkok, I became obsessed with...

Mini Me – Why I’m Moving to the iPad Mini

Had you told me just two weeks ago that I’d soon be giving up my black 64 GB iPad 3, I would have called you crazy. It wasn’t that long ago, after all, that I was doing everything in my power to ditch laptops and work exclusively from...

iPad Owners: Your Dream Keyboard is Here

I’m passionate about the iPad as a powerful, portable creative tool. Since it’s arrival, both my iMac and my MacBook Air have languished in various corners of our house, neglected and all but forgotten. As someone who writes for a...

Best Wireless Bluetooth Stereo Headset

When I got my LG Tone HBS-700 wireless Bluetooth stereo headset last Christmas, I was a little wary. Oh, I’d done my research. I’d read all the stellar reviews on Amazon.com, and I’d compared the $52.00 HBS-700 to dozens of...