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Magellan RoadMate 2045T-LM

4.3-Inch Portable GPS Navigator with Lifetime Maps/Traffic  7.5/10 By Steve Holdgren The Magellan RoadMate 2045T-LM has a 4.3-inch screen with 480 x 272 pixels. The GPS device picks up live traffic information without subscription and also shows you points of interest for each highway exit you approach. We liked how it gives an advanced warning […]

TomTom GO 50 1FC5.019.01

Portable GPS Navigator with Lifetime Map Updates  8/10 By Steve Holdgren The TomTom GO 50 1FC5.019.01 is a handy tool to have when you’re traveling through unfamiliar regions. It’s nice having free traffic updates and a way to avoid tollroads without the annoying advertisements, and this TomTom allows you to insert a memory card containing […]

Best GPS Devices

Best GPS Devices

Top Rated GPS Devices By Steve Holdgren Portable GPS navigators are useful tools to have in the car whether you’re traveling to unfamiliar cities or just navigating your own hometown. We reviewed several GPS devices and selected our top 10 based on the following factors: 1. Large, bright touchscreen display that’s visible even in sunlight […]

Best Waterproof iPad Cases

Best Waterproof iPad Cases

Top Rated Waterproof iPad Cases By Jon Bannister As iPads and other tablets become more commonly used in our day-to-day activities, we need a reliable protective case that safeguards the iPad from water splashes. Whether you want to enjoy your tablet at the pool or beach, or you have a messy kid who could spill […]


Full-Size Portable Headphones  9/10 By Steve Holdgren Top quality headphones seem to be getting more and more expensive these days. Heaphones with similar quality, but not the desiner name, can be had under the $50 mark. Just because they are cheap doesn’t mean they are lacking in sound quality. These lightweight but still a little […]

Sennheiser HD201

Lightweight Headphones  8.5/10 By Steve Holdgren As far as budget headphones go, these are an excellent choice. For around $20 to $30, everything is just right. They may not compete with some of the more expensive options out there when it comes to noise isolation or bass levels, but that’s expected at this price level. […]

Best Headphones

Best Headphones

Top 10 Rated Headphones By Steve Holdgren If you’re an audiophile who wants to enjoy the full richness of sound, then you need a good set of headphones. We looked at a number of headphones and selected our 10 favorites based on several factors: 1. Comfortable wearing even for extended periods of time 2. Clear, […]

Sharp LC-32LE450U

32” 720p LED TV  7.5/10 By Steve Holdgren The LC-32LE450U is a bit of a strange sight considering Sharp is really pushing the large screens this year. 32 inches is their smallest while 90 inches is their largest. That’s a big difference. Luckily, the difference is price is reflected in the size difference as well. […]

Sony KDL-32R400A

32” 720p LED TV  8/10 By Steve Holdgren This is the bottom of the barrel for Sony’s 2013-14 LED TV options. That doesn’t mean quality has been overlooked. This is an ideal TV for a kid’s playroom, bedroom, or dorm room. The picture may not be full HD, but not much it missed when it […]

Samsung UN40F5000

Best 32”-42” LCD TV

Top 10 Budget 32”,37”,40”,42” LCD TVs By Steve Holdgren The small LCD TV category is still very important to the average North American consumer. We’ve included a solid list of the Best LCD TVs for 2012 based on the following qualitative and value criteria: 1)Solid Picture Quality based on: A) Not too much motion lag […]

Cyber Link Power Director 12 Ultra

Video Editing Software  9/10 By Brian Jones Cyber Link’s Power Director 12 Ultra is an excellent alternative to Adobe’s video editing software. In reality, it is surely one of the top contenders in terms of power and flexibility. This program easily creates professional looking videos in minutes that you will be proud to show your […]

Best Video Editing Software

Best Video Editing Software

Top 10 Rated Video Editing Software By Brian Jones So many of our everyday gadgets are now capable of capturing video. What are we going to do with all of that video? Simple, make some great movies to share with friends and family online. Video editing software makes it quick and easy to put together […]

Premiere Elements 12

Video Editing Software  9.5/10 By Brian Jones “Hard to use” and “complicated” are usually phrases that are synonymous with Adobe software products. The Elements lineup of software are the answer to the normally complicated and expensive core software most are familiar with. Ease of use is the name of the game in Premiere Elements 12. […]

More Video Editing Software

Adobe Premiere Elements 10  9.5/10 Operating System: Windows 7, Vista, XP and Mac OS X v10.5.8-v10.6 DVD and Blu-ray support 99 multi-media editing tracks “Hard to use” and “complicated” are usually phrases that are synonymous with Adobe software products. Not this time. Adobe really made sure that the ease of use… read more Power Director […]

Corel PaintShop Pro X6 Ultimate

Photo Editing Software  9/10 By Brian Jones Corel has always been right on the heels of Adobe’s excellent Elements series of editing software. Paintshop Pro X6 Ultimate is surely closing the gap. On top of being easy to use and powerful, this iteration has a ton of new features to make it even more useful. […]

More Photo Editing Programs

Photoshop Elements 10  9.5/10 Operating system: Windows 7, Vista, XP, and Mac OS X v10.5.8-v10.7 Skill level: intermediate to advanced Photoshop is the first name that comes to mind when you think of a photo editor. The expensive price tag of that program also comes to mind as well… read more Paintshop Pro X4  9/10 […]