Product Reviews

REVIEW: Anker Universal Magnetic Car Mount

Published by on Sep 26, 2017

I recently began using the Anker Universal Magnetic Car Mount to hold my phone for navigation in my vehicle, and I'm quite impressed with its performance.

Unlike larger phone holders which stick to the window with a suction cup (until they don't) or otherwise intrude into a vehicle's interior, the Anker Universal Magnetic Car Mount is incredibly low-profile and can be mounted to almost any surface with a small, round piece of 3M adhesive foam tape. … Read this article

REVIEW: Anker Roav Dash Cam C1

Published by on Aug 31, 2017

I recently acquired the excellent Anker Roav Dash Cam C1 and have put it through a series of tests over the last several weeks.

There are a number of features which make this product appealing including the high-quality, wide-angle lens which produces excellent video in daylight and good quality video at night, the 1080p resolution, the use of easily-found micro-sd cards for storing recordings, and the fact that it comes with two mounting plates so the camera can be used in multiple vehicles. … Read this article

TSA-compliant EDC options (for when you can’t carry a knife)

Published by on Jun 7, 2016

If you're at all like me, you probably carry a pocketknife or multi-tool just about everywhere you go... everywhere that is, except through a TSA security checkpoint when you have to fly commercial.

Of course the TSA rules prohibiting small pocket knives and multi-tools have nothing whatsoever to do with security or safety and everything to do with training the populace to meekly comply with outrageous demands by a totalitarian state, but I digress. … Read this article