Electronics Archive

Guide to the Best Waterproof Flexible LED Light Strip

LEDs are inexpensive, powerful, and versatile. Compared to traditional bulbs, they take almost no electricity to operate. They’re often RGB compatible, giving you a customizable and cool aesthetic that’s hard to otherwise achieve. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg of reasons why LEDs are seeing implementation in everything from commercial housing to computer cases. Cool aesthetic isn’t everything LEDs and to offer. They’ve …

Guide to the Best 2-Way Satellite Messenger

Smartphones are great for keeping you connected to the world. At least until a mountain range gets in the way, or until you’re wandering off the beaten path. Suddenly cell reception is a distant memory, and it begins to seem like the quickest way to send messages might be smoke-signal or carrier-pigeon. Satellite messengers solve that problem by keeping you on the grid even when …

An Honest Review of the HP DF150TW Digital Photo Frame

With the popularity of smartphones, the world has become full of amateur photographers. But while digital photography clearly has its advantages, being digital can make it difficult to display your work in the real world. Unless you feel like going out of your way to specially order film prints, most of your best photos may never see exposure outside of social media websites. And that’s …

Ultimate Guide to the Best LED Emergency Road Flares

Road flares are a safety essential, but disposable flares have pretty clear drawbacks. Rechargeable road flares can be used as equally effective emergency lights, or even superior lighting thanks to the addition of attention-grabbing flashing patterns. They’re useful for novelty lights, workshop safety, industrial equipment identifiers, and even for party lights. All in all, they’re a perfect replacement for incendiary flares, and have applications to …

Detailed Review of the Samsung PRO Endurance Micro SDXC Card

When you need extra storage, a Micro SD card can be incredibly convenient. It’s a ubiquitous format that’s used by phones, tablets, cameras, and dozens of similar small devices. People love them because they weight virtually nothing, they’re about as small as a thumbnail, and portable to match. But at the end of the day, drives of that size do have their limits. Relative to …