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Will Apple address the butterfly keyboard issues during WWDC

June 3rd, 2018


WWDC is upon us again and while the event is geared towards software. Apple does address hardware and announce new devices from time to time. Will Apple address their MacBook keyboard issues during the event or wait …

Sonos One is the cheapest AirPlay 2 Speaker

May 30th, 2018


The Sonos One is in no mind be cheapest speaker option. However, it is the cheapest for the new AirPlay 2 standard.

Smart speakers sales and privacy concerns

May 27th, 2018


The Google Home out sold the Echo for the first time last quarter but Amazon is still the market leader. That doesn’t mean the echo isn’t stumbling …

TicWatch Pro saves battery life with two displays

May 25th, 2018


The TicWatch Pro is a sub $300 smartwatch with two displays. The first is an OLED and the second is a LCD screen that’s transparent when off. The two screen option is a way to save battery life and always have some …

OnePlus 6 Released

May 19th, 2018


OnePlus 6 is a premium phone with a low price. It has a notch, headphone jack, and a huge screen. It’s more expensive then other OnePlus phones but is still reasonably priced for a flagship speced phone.

Xbox Adaptive Controller announced

May 19th, 2018


Microsoft is releasing a new controller meant for anyone with disabilities. The device was leaked earlier this week but Microsoft finally unveiled …

What Hardware will we see at Google I/O 2018

May 8th, 2018


Google I/O kicks off tomorrow at the shoreline Amphitheater. We could see new hardware with Google TV single and some other accessories.

Nest Temperature Sensor

May 3rd, 2018


After being announced a year ago, Nest is finally selling the Temperature sensor. The sensor will help to cool and heat larger homes properly. It’s a …

Snapchat Spectacles V2

April 27th, 2018


Snapchat spectacles V2 is finally out! They are more expensive but you have a better design and a higher price but you do get water resistance. We will see how well they do on the market.

Cowboy E-Bike

April 26th, 2018


The cowboy e-bike is from a Belgium based startup which just raised a new series of funding.

TicPods Free Announced

April 22nd, 2018


The TicPods Frees from Mobvoi are a cheaper alternative to the Apple AirPods. They’re currently on indieigogo but will retail this summer for $129.

Boosted Mini S & X announcement

April 18th, 2018


Boosted announced two new form factors of electric skateboards. The Boosted Mini S and Mini X are now moving away from the longboard styles. The Boosted Mini S starts at $750 - the cheapest Boosted board yet. Boosted …

Nintendo is turning to startups for build Switch accessories

April 14th, 2018


Nintendo is looking startups to build new Switch accessories. The idea is the next Labo. We will see what is pitched in the fall.

Huawei Mate 10 Pro Review

April 10th, 2018


The Huawei Mate 10 Pro is a standout Android phone. It features excellent battery life, a dual camera with AI capabilities, and while the software has major bugs – it’s something Huawei can fix with software updates. …

Apple iPad Event

March 27th, 2018


Apple announced a new more powerful iPad with the same price and support for the Apple Pencil. It’s a no brainer to get the iPad 5th generation over …

PUBG and Fortnite on Mobile

March 20th, 2018


In a surprise launch PlayersUnknown's Battlegrounds mobile is available for IOS and Android in the u.s. today. They beat fortnite to the market but …

Phillips Hue announces Outdoor lights

March 13th, 2018


Just in time for summer Philips Hue announces a range of outdoor lights. Those lights work with the existing hardware so it means you're able to use the same bridge and the same app for your outdoor smart lights. Listen …

Netvue Belle Review

March 11th, 2018


In the market for video doorbell? The Netvue Belle is one of the best options. Belle features a A.I. which is meant to become your bulter for your …

Android P Developer Preview

March 8th, 2018


Android P is finally out. The latest Android developer preview is available to finally download on their Android devices. Well we don't have a name for Android P I do have a guest of it being called Android Pop-Tart. …

Dyson Cyclone V10

March 7th, 2018


The Dyson Cyclone Z10 is the latest vacuum from Dyson. I know it's not your normal gadgets but it's still a gadget. I talked about what makes it exciting its price and much more

Galaxy S9 Plus Camera Rating

March 2nd, 2018


The Galaxy S9 was announced during MWC. The new phone is largely the same as last year's phone but the big change is the camera. This year there's a bigger focus on the camera and it's brought in the best rating so far. …

Anchor's 3.0 update

February 24th, 2018


Anchor was a short form podcast focused on Snapchat style disappearing audio clips, but over the months they've introduced more traditional podcast …

Cherry MX Board Silent Review

February 22nd, 2018


Cherry is a known keyboard switch maker for mechanical keyboard but you probably didn't know they also make their own keyboard. The Cherry MX Board Silent is one of the best keyboards for the office.

WyzeCam V2 Recommendation

February 20th, 2018


The WyzeCam is a $20 home security camera that competes with the Arlo and Nest cam's that cost anywhere from $150 to $200. The V2 of the Cam offers better camera sensors and two way audio.

Chrome Ad Blocker Arrives

February 15th, 2018


Chrome's new ad blocker is getting turned on tomorrow. It'll block annoying or intrusive ads. It's the first time the ad gaint will ever block ads so we will see how ads and web publishers adjust.

Here's the Chrome blog …

Bragi Dash Pro Review

February 1st, 2018


The Bragi Dash Pro is a pair of wireless earbuds with some smart translation features, health tracking, and other smart functions. There's a decent battery but there is also a number of problems. Listen in and check out …

What To Expect At CES 2018

January 8th, 2018


CES 2018 is starting. The first press day is officially over. I'm expecting a lot of interesting gadgets and news over the coming days

Welcome To 2018

January 3rd, 2018


2017 is over and 2018 is here. I launched Gadget Smart in 2017 and it quickly evolved into the newsletter and podcast combo that we have now. I have …

Net Neutrality Isn't Dead Yet

December 17th, 2017


The net neutrality fight isn't over yet. We can still keep the internet open and free. Message, email, call your Congress members to inform them that …

iMac Pro Released

December 14th, 2017


Apple's iMac Pro is finally on sale! After being announced in June, Apple put the device up their site. The starter iMac is $4,999, and you can spec it up to almost $12,000. If your a creative or developer the iMac …

Cryptocurrency Craze

December 8th, 2017


Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin are all increasing in value and everyone's talking about these cryptocurrencies. There's a lot going on with them and I unpack some of the big news and key points around them.

Super Mario Cereal

December 1st, 2017


Super Mario Cereal is confirmed! The box doubles as a collectors item and a amiibo that'll get you gold coins and hearts in the game Super Mario …

TicWatch E Review

November 22nd, 2017


The TicWatch S&E is finally shipping to backers. I received mine on Saturday and I’ve been using it since that day. So far it’s a great watch with an even better price.

Firefox Quantum Got Good

November 21st, 2017


Firefox Quantum is a rebuilt, reboot of Firefox. The browser is much better than before. Chrome uses a lot of RAM and CPU and the new rebooted Firefox doesn't do that.

Tesla Semi and Roadster

November 17th, 2017


Tesla announced the Roadster and their electric self-driving Semi. The Roadster is $250k and the Semi doesn’t have a price or ship until 2019. Big news for Tesla after a lot of problems shipping

Black Friday Deals

November 12th, 2017


There are a ton of early Black Friday deals out there. I’ve made a small list of my favorite ones and I talked about the biggest ones that are happening on Black Friday.

Google Home Mini Review

November 1st, 2017


Google Home Mini is the donut sized Google Home. It’s a must buy if you want a smart assistant in your home. At $49 it’s a impulse buy over the $129 …

Did you preorder the iPhone X?

October 28th, 2017


iPhone X preorders have passed and many people jumped on the opportunity. Did you get an order in or are you waiting till launch day? Which color or …

Amazon Cloud Cam Announced

October 25th, 2017


Amazon announced the Amazon Key in home delivery service. Along with the service they announced the Amazon Cloud Cam, a indoor security camera. It’s only $119! Check us out on

Surface Book 2 announced

October 17th, 2017


Microsoft announced the Surface Book 2 which is their MacBook Pro killer. It’s the best hardware with the best version of Windows yet. Find us on

Google changes dongle prices

October 14th, 2017


Google launched the Pixel with a USB-C to 3.5mm dongle to accommodate the lack of the headphone jack. That dongle was originally $20 but after some users were upset it’s been reduced to only $9.

Oculus Go is a win for VR

October 13th, 2017


Oculus announced a stand-alone vr headset that doesn’t need a PC or phone to work. It’ll work with Gear VR games and has the same controller as the …

Sonos One Smart speaker

October 8th, 2017


Sonos is creating a Smart speaker that’ll support Alexa and google assistant. It’s $199 and preorders are open now. Check us out on

Google Pixel Hardware Event

October 6th, 2017


Google announced the Pixel 2, Pixe 2 XL, Pixel buds, Pixelbook, Google Home Max, Google Home Mini, Google Clips and much more! Listen to what happened and check out

Alexa has new hardware

September 29th, 2017


Amazon had a surprise hardware event for new Alexa hardware. They introduced a cheaper Echo, a smart hub Echo, 4K Fire TV, an Echo alarm clock, and much more! Check us out on

Nest announced new products

September 21st, 2017


Nest announced a doorbell, security system, and a new outdoor camera. I talk about the new products and what it means for the company going forward. Check us out on

August Doorbell and Smart Lock

September 20th, 2017


August announced a new cheaper Smart Lock along with updates to their original Smart Lock and Doorbell Cam. It'll be interesting to see how Nest takes August out tomorrow.

Pixel 2 XL leak

September 20th, 2017


Droid Life got a huge scoop with the Pixel 2 XL back images and some pricing info. We'll see if it's right come October 4th. We also got some news on the Google Home Mini and a new Daydream headset.

Pixel October Event Thoughts

September 17th, 2017


The Pixel Event is set for October 4th where we should see he Pixel 2, Pixel XL 2, and possibly a third Pixel device. I talk about if I'll upgrade or …

iPhone event broken down

September 12th, 2017


I talk about the Apple Watch series 3, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, and the iPhone X ( iPhone 10). It's just a brief overview in 10 mins.

iOS 11 Leaks iPhone 8 details

September 10th, 2017


We have some huge news from iOS 11 that confirms some more changes to the next iPhone! Apple has new animjis, face unlock, and a refresh to AirPods

iPhone 8 news

September 5th, 2017


I talk about the new leaked video of the iPhone 8 and iOS 11. I also talked about the iPhone 8 name, price, and features or lack there of.

Nest Thermostat E

August 31st, 2017


I talk about the Nest Thermostat E which is Nest's latest product. The Nest E is a lower cost option to the Nest Thermostat that cost $249.

Thoughts on the Fitbit Ionic

August 29th, 2017


I talk about the Fitbit Ionic and how I think the watch isn't going to save Fitbit. It's ugly and takes only a few ideas from Pebble

Android Oreo 8.0

August 26th, 2017


I talk about all the new Android Oreo features from new emojis to the improved notifications 🤖

Let's talk about the Note 8

August 26th, 2017


I talk about the Note 8 from the specs to the things that stand out to me!

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