Electronics Archive

Detailed Review of the Livescribe Aegir Smartpen

It might happen a hundred different ways. You were walking through the rain, and some water seeped through your jacket, ruining your notes. Maybe you’re tired and accidentally spill your coffee. Maybe you simply can’t find something you’d written down earlier. Whatever the circumstances, you’re pretty close to being out of luck. Unless you were using a smart pen. As you write, a smart pen …

Review of the Goal Zero Sherpa 100AC Portable Power Bank

Nobody likes to experience battery anxiety. With your laptop battery getting low, you turn down screen-brightness to squeeze out some extra power. Maybe your phone only has a sliver of battery remaining, but your day isn’t done. That anxiety of being out of contact even has a name: nomophobia. In other words, nobody likes to be worried their battery won’t make it through the day. …

Ultimate Guide to the Best 2000w Pure Sine Wave Inverter

Inverters are burdened with the difficult task of converting DC power to AC power. For smaller and more portable pure inverters, more often than not, that means converting from the DC current of a battery to the AC current used by most household appliances. AC generators have their place. If you’re willing to transport and burn fuel, endure fumes, and ignore the roar of an …

Guide to the Best Waterproof Dry Bag Pouch for Smartphones

Electronics and water generally don’t mix. And while a variety of modern smartphones provide some modest level of waterproofing, others provide little to none. Even if your phone is one of the few which are splash-proof, that doesn’t mean it’s it would survive a dip in the pool. Depth is another matter altogether. Even if your phone has some water-resistance, you’d probably feel pretty uncomfortable …