Author: Carolyn Spranger

Carolyn is a Birth & Fresh48 Photographer, Placenta Encapsulation Specialist, and My Little Advocate apparel designer. Aside from running her business, she also works as a freelance graphic designer and is a founding board member of Allied Women Entrepreneurs.

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Household

Features The Amped Wireless AC1750 Wi-Fi Router has 12 amplifiers and 3 high-gain dual-band antennas (2 internal + 1 external), 2.4GHz 450Mbps and 5GHz 1300Mbps simataneous speeds, 4 ports for wired devices, 1 USB port for sharing files, and it’s most unique feature: the 4″ touch screen display. Setup The touch screen display on the Amped Wireless router makes set up a breeze. It comes with an attached stylus which clicks into a slot on the top. The stylus is extremely flimsy, but it’s not like I’ll be using it often. The touch screen is slow to respond and requires…

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iClever offers a variety of charging accessories for your electronic devices. In a time where many of us own multiple electronic devices, it’s easy to clutter up outlets with chargers. My two favorite iClever products are the 6-port USB wall charger with SmartID technology and the 4-port USB car charger with SmartID technology. Form Overall, the products are built better than a lot of other chargers out there. The 6-port USB wall charger is small enough while still able to charge 6 devices. It also just looks slick, with a black matte finish. If you don’t need a 4-port USB…

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9.5
Audio

Initial Impression: The Nixeus ARC 4.0 Wireless Speaker comes packaged in firm foam inside a nice box with a magnetic closure. The device is much smaller than I anticipated and looks rather delicate, which could be a downfall if you’re wanting something rugged or weatherproof. I immediately plugged it in to give it a good overnight charge. I was excited that it came with an outlet adapter and not just a USB cord. Key Features: The Nixeus ARC 4.0 has quickly become my new favorite portable bluetooth speaker. Some good things really do come in small packages. I have a…

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5.0
Reviews

MobileTrans is an application from Wondershare designed to backup your mobile content or move it from one phone to another. My Experience: The layout of the application is clean and simple, so you don’t have to fumble around trying to navigate. Hover over an icon for details and choose what you want to do: transfer data from one device to another, backup data, restore data, or erase data. I chose to backup my phone’s data. It took around 5 minutes to load all my options before I could even start the backup. Once ready, I was able to check which…

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9.5
Reviews

Specs The VC520 is AVer’s new plug-n-play video conference camera system meant for medium to large conference rooms. It boasts a 12x optical zoom and 1080p video. The speakerphone can cover a 30-foot diameter with the option to daisy chain additional speakerphones. It connects via USB with no additional software required. Setup Based on the size of the box and amount of cords included, I expected a fairly lengthy setup. I was pleasantly surprised to find all the cords and cord inputs color coded for easy assembly, along with a quick setup guide to make sure I didn’t miss anything.…

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