Aug 02

AT&T Unite Explore Netgear Hotspot Review
AT&T Unite Explore Netgear Hotspot Review

Up the ante with the latest in secure hardware, while roaming globally with the rugged NETGEAR Unite Explore AT&T 4G LTE hotspot. NETGEAR’s Unite Explore secures your international roaming connection. Their design is so well received that it has recently won a prestigious Red Dot award. Starting at $49.99, exploring destinations and surfing the web worldwide is easier now with their latest in mobile hotspot technology.


AT&T 4G LTE Unite Explore NETGEAR Hotspot Unboxing By Bill Cody @VegasBiLL

Continue reading Netgear's Unite Explore Hotspot Connects Worldwide With 4G LTE

Jun 30

Hexbug Vex Robotics Robotic Arm
HEXBUG VEX Robotics Robotic Arm

My favorite feature of Toy Of The Year Award Winner For 2016 HEXBUG’s kit is that is was easily built, but provided for a few hours of educational fun. Additional challenges included in this kit were to figure out how to build the mechanical scorpion and chopper.


Vex Robotic Hex Robotic STEM Kit Unboxing

I found the most fun from the project was attaching everything together and watching it work for the first time. It also has multiple alternate builds to see something else work. Continue reading Vex Robotics Robotic Arm Educational Build Kit

Jun 22

Chris Rauschnot @24k Chosen To Compete In First-Ever Drivable Game With Ford
2016 Ford Explorer Platinum Edition

Chris Rauschnot @24k will be live posting and engaging his following during his trip to New York City via Las Vegas, Nevada today. Chris has been invited by Ford which are also sponsoring his travel and accommodations to compete in what they are calling the, “first-ever drivable game.” He has not been compensated for his social media coverage of the trip and all thoughts are his own. In addition, he will be touring parts of the City That Never Sleeps.

The Ford Motor Company is a top worldwide automaker and provider of mobility solutions. He is sworn to secrecy during the game to keep it fresh for new players. But, he will be showcasing aspects of the 2017 Ford Escape that helped him compete. Continue reading Chris Rauschnot @24k Chosen To Compete In First-Ever Drivable Game With Ford

Jun 12

Chris @24k Invited To Paris for Huawei
Chris @24k Invited To Paris for Huawei’s 4th European Innovation Day - Beauty Of Tech

Chris Rauschnot @24k will be live posting and engaging his following during his trip to Paris, France via San Francisco, California today. Chris has been invited and is sponsored by Huawei to attend their 4th European Innovation Day – Beauty of Tech event. In addition, he will be touring parts of the City of Light. Continue reading Chris @24k Invited to Paris For Huawei's 4th European Innovation Day - Beauty Of Tech

Jun 03

Huawei CES 2016
Huawei at CES 2016

Chris Rauschnot @24k will be live posting and engaging his following during his trip to Hong Kong, China via Vancouver, Canada today. Chris has been invited and is sponsored by Huawei, to attend their bespoke campus and facilities tour. In addition, he will be touring parts of Shenzhen, China.

Huawei communications technology is utilized by a third of the world’s population. In 2014, they ranked third in the world in mobile phone shipments. Manufacturing and design facilities, luxury travel destinations and points of interest in each city will be explored. Huawei is all about, “A better connected world.” He looks forward to finding out more about what they are working on in the mobile space, connected cities and beyond. Continue reading Chris @24k Invited to China To Tour Huawei A Leading Global Communications Technology Solutions Provider

May 13

Be In The Center Of The Action With Samsung’s Gear VR Headset Powered by Oculus
Samsung Gear VR Headset Powered by Oculus and Galaxy Note 4

The kit looks futuristic with a wide field of view, foam that conforms to the face and an over-head strap system that is interesting to attach. Once I got over the awkwardness of the kit, Samsung’s Note 4 with its Quad HD Super AMOLED screen, cover and Bose QuietComfort 25 Acoustic noise cancelling headphones worked together seamlessly to put me into an immersive experience.

Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition Powered by Oculus
Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition Powered by Oculus

Where did I go? The first places I went virtually were to orbit the Earth, then to China and Hong Kong. I traveled up and down streets, flew in a helicopter over Manhattan and dove off of a cliff. I rode around on sand dunes with a few Red Bull sponsored athletes and experienced my first roller coaster in VR. I moved my head left, right, up and down for a different perspective and a truly personal experience.

That was on the first evening after I received the Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition kit from AT&T. They loaned it to me for a few days so that I could see what everyone was talking about. Continue reading Be In The Center Of The Action With Samsung's Gear VR Headset Powered by Oculus

Apr 15

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge AT&T Smartphone Review
Galaxy S7 Edge Smartphone With AT&T 4G LTE Review

Samsung’s Galaxy S7 edge is one of the most unique smartphones on the market with a screen that has two wrapped sides made of glass, a big 3,600 mAh sealed battery and a IP68 water resistance rating. This premium smartphone comes with a quad HD dual edge Super AMOLED 5.5” screen, a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 quad-core CPU and many other top specs. It is designed like the previous Galaxy S6 edge with a larger screen that fits well in the hand and comes with access to AT&T’s 4G LTE network.


Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Smartphone With AT&T 4G LTE Unboxing

Overview

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SIM Tray Micro SD Slot
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SIM Tray Micro SD Slot

The Galaxy S7 edge Android smartphone includes the latest in mobile engineering. The model I tested came with an innovative SIM tray that included a micro SD card slot capable of holding a 200GB card. AT&T’s 4G LTE network around Las Vegas have shown impressive speed improvements, even in rural areas.

Premium materials were utilized in the making of the Galaxy S7 edge along with a polished Android skin named TouchWiz. It has become a highly sought after Android smartphone around the world. A recent announcement has shown that the smartphone is bolstering sales for Samsung.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge 12MP Dual Pixel Camera
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge 12MP Dual Pixel Camera

I received the mostly Gorilla Glass fourth generation covered phone with a titanium silver color that included a 12MP dual-pixel rear facing optically image stabilized camera and a 5MP front facing camera. Both cameras offer auto HDR.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge 3600 mAh Battery
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge 3600 mAh Battery
Continue reading Samsung's Next Big Thing: The Galaxy S7 Edge Is a Mobile Powerhouse

Apr 10

Motorola DROID Turbo 2 Shatterproof Screen Smartphone Lifestyle Review
Motorola DROID Turbo 2 Shatterproof Screen Smartphone Lifestyle Review

Android Marshmallow 6 is now available for Motorola’s DROID Turbo 2 with a huge 3,760 mAh battery. The Turbo 2 has a bigger and brighter 5.4” Quad HD AMOLED screen, a Snapdragon 810 2GHz octa-core CPU and many other premium features over the original DROID Turbo. It is designed to fit in the hand well, charge wirelessly and speed through downloads via access to Verizon’s upgraded 4G XLTE network.

Overview

Motorola’s DROID Turbo 2 Android Marshmallow upgraded smartphone is a whiz of consumer electronics engineering. The Turbo 2 comes with access to Verizon’s exclusive 4G XLTE wireless services. It is even better than the original DROID Turbo smartphone that came before it. Its huge battery is sealed in between layers of shatterproof glass on the front and a soft touch back. The phone is surrounded by a nice aluminum band, has a 21MP camera with 4k video recording capabilities.

Motorola DROID Turbo 2 Shatterproof Screen Drop
Motorola DROID Turbo 2 Shatterproof Screen
Continue reading Motorola’s DROID Turbo 2 With Shatterproof Screen & Android 6 Marshmallow

Mar 31

LeEco Le 1 Pro Android Smartphone Review
LeEco Le 1 Pro Android Smartphone Review

LeEco Global’s Le 1 Pro has been a hit in China, with millions reserved in pre-sales and is coming to the US soon. It has been updated twice since last year and has a sealed 3,000 mAh battery. The premium Chinese smartphone has a bright 5.5” Quad HD screen, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 octa-core CPU and many other impressive specs. It is designed like an HTC One to fit well in the hand, unlocked dual SIMs, 4G LTE and a unique Android skin called EUI.

Overview


LeEco Le 1 Pro 64GB Android Comprehensive Mobile Internet Ecosystem Unboxing

The Le 1 Pro Android smartphone is a marvel of consumer electronics engineering. The model I tested came with dual unlocked SIM slots capable of accessing 4G LTE networks. The Le 1 Pro incorporates premium design materials and a polished Android skin named EUI. It continues to be a highly sought after Android smartphone in China and has been given favorable reviews by US bloggers. I received the all-metal phone with a gold color, a 13MP camera rear facing optically image stabilized camera, a 4 ultra pixel front facing camera and a form fitting plastic case. Continue reading Review: LeEco Le 1 Pro Unlocked Dual SIM EUI Android Comprehensive Mobile Internet Ecosystem

Mar 26

VeryKool Spark LTE SL5011 Unlocked Dual SIM Smartphone Review
VeryKool Spark LTE SL5011 Unlocked Dual SIM Smartphone Review

There is a new premium feeling uni-body designed smartphone with a large 5″ screen running Android Lollipop 5.1 on the market. It has dual unlocked SIMs to save money on roaming fees and it costs less than $200 with accessories. VeryKool shines with their sleek Spark LTE SL5011 that includes an innovative flex SIM tray.

Overview

VeryKool SL5011 Uni-body Design
VeryKool SL5011 Uni-body Design

VeryKool’s SPARK Android dual SIM unlocked smartphone reaches to max size of a phablet with a 5” screen and a curved metal bezel. Install two SIM cards and enjoy 4G LTE data from nearly any GSM provider. It comes unlocked at a super value of $170 available from Amazon. Easily switch between the two SIM cards via an Android app and avoid high roaming charges while traveling.

VeryKool SL5011 Metallic Band Design
VeryKool SL5011 Metallic Band Design

Brands that offer unlocked phones have not been known to include premium features and front facing cameras with large megapixels. VeryKool’s unlocked dual SIM smartphones are competitively priced on the market. Its form factor at only 7.5 mm is thin compared to other 5” smartphones that I have used. The SPARK feels and looks like a Samsung S6 and iPhone 6. It’s 2.5 dimension curved screen architecture is similar to smartphones that cost multiple times more. Continue reading Review: VeryKool Spark LTE SL5011 Unlocked Dual SIM Android Smartphone