1byone Portable Car Jumpstarter Review

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Rating: 5/5


Pros: 

  • Can start a car many times without needing to be recharged
  • Bright light for emergencies
  • High-speed (2.1A) charging for mobile phones
  • Excellent build quality
  • Includes a plastic case

Cons:

  • A USB hub is needed to charge multiple USB devices at once

Conclusion:  The 1byone portable car jumpstarter is something I keep in my car for peace of mind. It’s saved me on multiple occasions now as I was having battery troubles with my vehicle (it turned out one of the battery poles had cracked and now that it is replaced the car is fine again). It has the capability to jumpstart most vehicles many times – after the engine is started, it will recharge itself. I’ve had it in my car for a year now and I haven’t had to take it out and recharge it, and it’s worked every time I’ve needed it. The build quality is good and the case it includes is nice too. It’s great to have the USB port for emergency phone power too, but I wish there was two ports. Often I find myself needing to charge two devices at once. Overall, I would highly recommend keeping a jumpstarter kit in the car, and this has done the trick for me.
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Kamor Oracle 7-inch Tablet Keyboard Case Review

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Rating: 4/5


Pros: 

  • Keys have a nice springy feel to them
  • Good sized shift key on both sides of the keyboard
  • Easy to connect and use with any device supporting Bluetooth
  • Case is well built with high quality materials and magnetic clasps
  • Excellent battery life

Cons:

  • Keys are a little on the firm side
  • Odd placement for some of the symbol keys, particularly the apostrophe and question mark

Summary:  While the Kamor Oracle Keyboard Case for 7 inch tablets has small keys, the typing experience is actually surprisingly good. After a small adjustment period I found I had no difficulty typing at full speed. This case is a great way to add laptop-like functionality to a 7 inch tablet without adding the bulk of a full keyboard.


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Micro Review: Sandisk Micro SD Cards

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Rating: 5/5


Pros: 

  • 80 MB/s read speed is faster than most competitors at this price point
  • Fast enough for 1080p/60 FPS video
  • Sandisk is a widely reviewed and reliable memory card maker
  • Includes SD adapter

Cons:

Conclusion:  The Sandisk Ultra micro SD cards are great; they’re inexpensive and fast enough to film HD video @ 30 FPS in most cases. If this is what you need from the card then you can’t go wrong, though 4K and high bitrate users should purchase the UHS-3 version over this Class 10.


Sandisk Class 10 Micro SD Cards:

Sandisk Class 10 Micro SD Cards:
Amazon U.S.A. | Amazon Canada (old version 48MB/s)
Price at time of review: $9.99 for 16GB, $24.99 for 64GB


Micro Review: Ravpower 3-Port Car Charger

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Rating: 4.5/5


Pros: 

  • Excellent industrial design and stunning appearance
  • Full speed charging from 3 ports simultaneously
  • Blue LED is not distracting
  • Enough ports to charge all my devices at once

Cons:

  • A little bit bulky

Conclusion: The RAVPower 3-port USB charger looks great and works very well. The matte finish and squared edges give the charger a fantastic appearance. My only complaint is that the charger is a little bit bigger than I would like, but that complaint is so minor that it hardly matters. It charges phones and small tablets alike at full speed without a hiccup. I would wholly recommend the RAVPower 3-Port car charger as a great way to add more ports to your vehicle.


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1 by One Magic Plasma Bluetooth Speaker Review

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Rating: 4/5


Pros: 

  • Really cool lighting effect
  • Vibrant and colourful
  • Decent sound quality
  • Many audio inputs

Cons:

  • No built in battery
  • Annoying Bluetooth ‘connect’ and ‘power on’ noises

Conclusion:  The 1 by One Magic Plasma Bluetooth speaker is an excellent novelty product and would make a great gift. The audio quality is pretty good, considering the price, and its plasma light show is really cool. I just wish it had a built in battery.


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