USB Battery Buying Guide   Recently updated !

Cell phone battery life sucks. There’s no better way to put it. If we’re lucky, our phones last us until the end of the day, but only if the battery is new. After a year, good luck having the phone battery last until dinner time before needing a recharge. There are many ways to combat […]

EasyAcc 15,000 mAh battery - Big capacity, and a little bit larger

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Tech Review: Selfie Stick by Newisland, also known at the Self-portrait Monopod   Recently updated !

Is “selfie” a word in the dictionary yet? Well, it should be. It has become ingrained in our everyday language. Heck, even grandparents know what selfies are. It’s a word now. Webster, get on top of this. I was offered to review Newisland’s Self-Portrait Monopod, more commonly known as a “Selfie Stick”. The purpose of […]


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Brace Yourselves, Bitcoin is Making a Comeback

Bitcoin’s price has been steadily approaching the $300 mark after a long slump below that value. Some recent events have pushed the price back up: Bitcoin gets FINRA Approval Bitcoin May be Key to True Net Neutrality European Central Bank Report Examines Growth in Virtual Currencies Wall Street Shows $60M Interest in Bitcoin Now may […]


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Lifestyle Change: Drinking Tea Every Day

Tea has been a beverage of choice for thousands of years. I got into tea after killing my addiction to coffee. The sugar and dependency on caffeine from coffee was just not a healthy choice, and I wanted to change my lifestyle habits to allow for a healthier intake of beverages. I did some research […]


Adventure Report: Sam’s Point and Verkeerder Kills Falls in Cragsmoor, NY

New York has some fascinating trails to travel. Today, I went with a friend to check out Verkeerder Kills Falls in Cragsmoor, NY. Being only 30 minutes away, it made a nice destination for a day-hike. In addition to the Verkeerder Kills Falls, we also went to Sam’s Point lookout, which was a 10 minute […]

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Adventure Report: Shaft 2A Waterfall in Kerhonkston, NY

Winter hiking is an interesting hobby that I’ve been trying. After getting some polyester clothing, I have been able to tackle some great things. Recently, a friend and I embarked on some winter climbing to see a waterfall that had frozen over. We saw some really cool stuff. The hike starts with a small hike […]

This was the frozen river that fed the waterfall.

Tech Review: Amazon Fire TV stick

Internet-based TV gadgets have gained some amazing traction over the past couple years. What started with the Roku and Apple TV opened the doors for many different devices that serve to deliver media to the TV. We’ve seen an impressive list of devices that are trying to change how consumers get their content: Apple TV […]

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403 Errors with SobiPro and Joomla 3.x? Try this solution!

SobiPro is a powerful directory system. It is free to use, and has paid support and extensions. This is hands down the best directory service I have ever used. When installing it onto Joomla 3.x, I kept getting 403 errors, noting that I did not have permission to access categories, sections, or alpha listings. I […]


Snapchat Just Implemented a Money Sending Feature, and It’s Going to Be HUGE

For those of you that don’t know, Snapchat is an application where users can send self-destructing pictures and videos to each other. As a free service, this is a convenient way to share things socially, without the fear of photos being saved by the receiver. While there have been leaks of photo databases from third […]

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Adventure Report: Hiking the Ridge at New Paltz, NY

On Saturday, November 15th, a couple friends and I decided to do some hiking at the West Trapps area in New Paltz. This area is part of the Mohonk Preserve, and offers many cool areas to hike and explore. Our hike for this day was across the top of a famous area, called The Ridge. […]


Tech Review: Samsung Note 4

I have a habit of jumping into “flagship phones” as my cell phone contract is up for renewal. It started with the HTC Evo 4g, which was a masterpiece, turned to the Galaxy S3, which was also an amazing phone. Now, I have turned to something beyond anything I have ever used before. I purchased […]