Category Archive: Hardware

Dec 05 2014

Review: iKross Solar Bluetooth Handfree Speakerphone

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 The other day, I got to thinking about older vehicles and smartphones, and having the ability for hands-free operation. All the newer cars  now have Bluetooth capability built into the car for hands-free operation. These newer cars have the ability to utilize the interior speaker system for having conversations and sharing music libraries from your smartphone. …

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Dec 03 2014

Add Wi-Fi To Your Digital Camera with Eye-Fi

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As we get into the holiday season of 2014, I thought it would be nice to be able to automatically transfer images and movies directly from my old digital camera directly to my server; to have them waiting for me to share with friends and family. Having an Eye-Fi wireless SD card was the first …

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Dec 01 2014

Mirror Casting Pictures and Videos for the Holidays

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  This year [2014] should be the year for sit downs with family and friends where you can share the pictures and videos from your Smartphone. This year has seen a strong uptake in ‘casting’, screen casting, or mirror casting; all predicated on Miracast. In years past, it was more common for android devices to have …

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Nov 10 2014

Eweat EW902 Android TV – Review – Pt2

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This is part two of an overview/review of the Eweat EW902 Android TV media box.  To be honest with the readers of this post, I have never dealt with and Android TV device before. I had reached out to Eweat in curiosity over there EW902 unit that was going to be coming out because I was …

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Nov 10 2014

Review: RT-MWK08 USB Mini-Keyboard Remote

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   Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been trying to complete a review for the Eweat EW902, Android TV box, but I’ve been holding off on doing the second part of that review until I received a different remote. The stock remote that comes with the Eweat Android TV box that they sent me …

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Nov 07 2014

Streaming TV Apps from ABC, CBS and NBC – FAIL

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  Over the past couple of days, I’ve been testing the EW902 from Eweat; it’s an Android TV device. Testing the Android TV device has got me into testing a lot of streaming services. Streaming services that are not normally available through Roku. Admittedly, I had not used the big three American broadcasters streaming services …

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Nov 03 2014

Will your Smart TV support 4k playback? Probably not.

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I was doing some video playback testing with a new Android TV box the other day and I got hit with a reality check on 4k; those 4k video files are going to take a lot of CPU/GPU power to res out that Ultra HD video for everyone to enjoy. If you take in to account …

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Oct 28 2014

Eweat EW902 Android TV – First Impressions – Pt1

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Recently, I was given the opportunity to do a review on a new Android TV device from Eweat the EW902. I was doing searches for Android TV devices and I came across some really good specifications for what I would consider some nice hardware specifications. The EW902 is still early production and Eweat seems to still …

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Oct 24 2014

Review: iRulu 7″ Quad Core Android Tablet [R1710]

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A couple weeks ago, I was given the opportunity to review another iRulu 7 inch android tablet; it’s the R1710 with quad core processing, running the latest operating system android. I’ve done other reviews for iRulu before, but this tablet in particular has become my favorite because of its lightweight, portability and performance. In this …

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Oct 20 2014

Peyton Manning chose printouts over Microsoft Surface

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I think Peyton Manning doesn’t like Microsoft Surface. Last night, I was watching Sunday Night Football [Broncos versus 49ers] and while Peyton Manning was on his way to breaking the all-time record for quarterback touchdowns [509], I just happened to notice that Peyton was not using Microsoft Surface on the sidelines to examine the other teams …

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