Apple iPad and Tablet Living Room Mounts

Large tablets, especially the Apple iPad, have become a central point of entertainment and communications for many people.  That brings us to the topic of today which is Tablet Living Room Mounts. I was recently speaking to a friend who informed me that she doesn’t watch TV any longer.  I asked how she kept up on all the cool TV shows and movies.  She explained that she has a subscription to Hulu and watches the shows on her iPad.  She also explained to me how she lays down and balances her tablet on her legs.  Her idea is good in … Read more

Anker 14W Solar Charger with PowerIQ Technology Product Review

I recently wrote about my experience with recent hurricanes in the state of New Jersey.  It’s not fun losing power and keeping your tablets and smartphones powered is critical.  I recently took a first hand look at the Anker 14W Solar Charger with PowerIQ Technology. My reason for purchase was a simple one which is the need to power my devices in the event of an extended power outage.  You see, after Hurricane Sandy, some New Jersey residents were without power for up to a few weeks.  While extended batteries such as the Anker 2nd Gen Astro E4 Battery will provide several … Read more

Preparing your Smartphone or Tablet for a Hurricane

We live in New Jersey.  That means we get to worry about hurricanes in the fall and blizzards in the winter.  Losing power is no fun.  Especially when you are looking at days or potentially weeks without any electricity.  I never though weeks without power was a possibility until having lived through Super Storm Sandy.  I was lucky and never lost power but close relatives weren’t so lucky.  They were out from a few days to two weeks.  Amazingly, they all wanted to stay in their house even without power, which also meant no heat.  Most heat is provided via natural … Read more

Anker 2nd Gen Astro E4 External Battery Product Review

The Anker 2nd Gen Astro E4 External Battery holds a series of lithium batteries to deliver up to 13000mAh of power to your devices.  Let me start by saying that I am a big fan of the external battery pack product, regardless of brand.  I now own four different brands of external batteries and this is the one that I like the best.  The battery measures 5.9 x 2.5 x .9 inches and weighs about one pound.  My battery is black but it comes in a variety of colors. To use these batteries, you get a micro USB cable that will plug into the battery … Read more