Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Case Comparison: Otterbox versus Spigen versus Supcase

The selection of a good case can save many hundreds of dollars in repair bills.  After moving to a new Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, I wanted to be sure this thing wasn’t going to break with the first drop.  So I took a look at three of the leading cases which were Otterbox versus Spigen versus Supcase. I took a look at three of the leading cases for the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.  Unlike a lot of “Best Case” reviews you will see around the internet, this is a real hands on review of three top cases.  I used each … Read more…

Otterbox Defender for Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is Surprisingly Good

I recently made the leap from iOS to Android and went with a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.  I chose the Otterbox Defender for Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge to protect the phone. You just spent a truckload of money on this phone.  Get a good case.  Now. Keeping your phone safe is what the Otterbox Defender is all about.  Don’t be lulled into thinking that your cell phone insurance is going to protect you from a large financial outlay to fix a broken phone as the deductibles are more than the Otterbox case.  I was speaking to the salesman who sold me … Read more…

Spigen Tough Armor iPad Mini 4 Case Hands On Review

I always tell people to buy a case for their tablets and smartphones.  Drop it on a hardwood or ceramic tile floor and you will find out the hard way.  My old iPad Mini bit the dust so it was time for an upgrade.  The added protection of the Spigen Tough Armor iPad Mini 4 Case is a welcome upgrade that will likely save my butt from expensive repairs. A small investment in a good quality case will pay for itself many times over.  I can’t begin to tell you how many times I hear horror stories from people who … Read more…

TechMatte MagGrip Car Air Vent Smartphone Mount Product Review

I’m a big fan of magnetic car mounts.  It’s so much easier than using a cradle.  Familiarity with the TechMatte name started with their CD player mount.  I recently picked up one of their vent mounts.  It’s called the TechMatte MagGrip Car Air Vent Smartphone Mount. I have found that all magnetic mounts are not made the same.  Some have very weak magnets that do not work well through a thick case.  Other mounts may not hold onto a vent well.  A good magnetic car air vent mount isn’t going to drop your device when you hit a bump. The … Read more…

Aukey PB-N15 20000mAh 3.1A Portable External Battery Product Review

The Aukey PB-N15 20000mAh 3.1A Portable External Battery holds a series of lithium batteries to deliver up to 20000mAh of power to your devices.  I own several brands of external batteries and really enjoy using these.  I purchased this Aukey battery because I needed one with more power storage than the others that I have. The battery measures 3.15 x 6.1 x 0.93 inches and weighs about one pound.  A little larger than my others, but this carries a lot more power. The Aukey battery comes professionally packaged with a rather extensive user manual. The Aukey PB-N15 comes with a short micro … Read more…

Square Jellyfish Jelly-Grip Car Air Vent Mount Product Review

The Square Jellyfish Jelly-Grip Car Air Vent Mount has a strange name to be sure but don’t let the name fool you into avoiding this well made mount.  We took some time this weekend to evaluate this mount and were happy with the outcome.  So while, it’s fresh in my mind, here’s a review. The mount comes professionally packaged in a retail box that reminded me of something purchased at the Apple Store.  A thorough instruction pamphlet is included in the box.  The pamphlet tells you how to attach the Jelly-Grip mount to the air vent.  There are also instructions for … Read more…