The One about the Native Union SMART HUB – 4-Port USB Wall Charger

I travel a lot and have been using a travel connection portfolio to charge my USB devices when traveling overseas and having to bring along a power strip. But I need something that provides adequate power and the Native Union SMART HUB is what I’ve been looking for. The HUB comes with three USB ports, one USB-C port and two AC outlets. The USB ports operate at 5.4A max, up […]

The One about the Vornado EVDC300 Energy Smart Evaporative Humidifier

Having utilized Vornado fans and heaters, I have to admit that I was quite amazed by the quality of the “Vornado EVDC300 Evaporative Humidifier“. The EVDC300 has a coverage of 750 sq. ft., output per day is 3 gallons and has a warranty for 5 years and 10 years for the motor. According to Vornado, the EVDC300 is driven by an Energy Smart DC motor that is more powerful and […]

The One about the Lenovo Legion Y520

For the gamer on the go, Lenovo Legion Y520 is a sleek laptop that visually looks stunning and solid performance for its price. May you be a parent looking to purchase your child with a gaming laptop that can play today’s games or a gamer that has a budget of under $1,000 (base model), the Lenovo Legion Y520 offers surprisingly more bang for the buck. The base model version uses […]

The One about the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5 True360 Multiroom Speaker

From Danish consumer electronics company, Bang & Olufsen (B&O) comes their Beoplay M5 Wireless Over-Ear Headphones. I absolutely love the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay Wireless H4 headphones and wanting 360 sound in my home office, I couldn’t wait to try out the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5 True360 Multiroom Speaker. Designed by award-winning Danish industrial designer Cecilie Manz, the top portion is crafted from pearl blasted aluminum. Press it and […]

The One about the Rayovac PS99CL Power Protect Safety Siren, Flashlight, & Portable Charger

Having reviewed several products that deal with personal safety, the next product that I had a chance to review is the Rayovac PS99CL Power Protect Safety Siren, Flashlight, & Portable Charger. The first thing that came to mind were friends who jogged early in the morning (4:00-5:00 a.m.) and they have seen shady and suspicious people during their run and we talked about ways to protect themselves and how it’s […]

The One about Sofmap

In Japan, Yodabashi Camera and Bic Camera are popular locations for those wanting to purchase electronics. Sofmap is a subsidiary of Bic Camera and an electronic retailer that sells both new and used products. Established back in 1982 by Kei Suzuki, the origins of Sofmap was back in the software rental business.  But due to copyright issues, the company withdrew from that model and pursued on a new business that […]

The One about Yodabashi Camera in Akihabara

In 1960, Fujisawa Shashin Shokai was created and founded in the former town and ward of Yodobashi. As the store changed its named to Yodobashi Camera Co., Ltd. in 1974.  The first store would open in Shinjku Nishiguchi and 1/3 of all SLR cameras were sold at the Yodobashi camera store. As the company would open their online store in 1998, the company’s mega store would open in Akihabara in […]

Travel Guide: The One about Having a Travel Luggage Scale

One of the scariest things that many travelers (on a budget) always want to make sure is to not go over the maximum weight for their checked bags. If traveling internationally, you will want to find out what the maximum weight limit your airline will allow for checked bags. In my last trip to Japan, I had about 35 pounds total in my two checked in luggage, but coming back, […]