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Polk Audio Striker ZX Xbox One Gaming Headset Review

Polk Audio Striker Zx Xbox One Gaming Headset Review: Just how good is Polk’s entry level headset?

Polk Audio isn’t the biggest name in gaming audio yet, but they’re trying their hardest to make the big time. Their latest crusade is being led by the Polk Audio Striker Zx, an entry-level gaming headset for the Xbox One that sits squarely at the bottom of their food chain, superceded only by Polk’s more expensive offering, the 4 Shot. Decked with bright coloured plastic, the Striker Zx looks every part the basic gamer’s headset, but is there more than meets the eye? Let’s check it out.           What’s in the box In the box, you’ll find the headset itself, a micro-USB which can be used to help update your controller when you first plug in your headset, and the Xbox One headset adapter which will enable stereo sound and headset capabilities for your Striker Zx. It’s pretty bare bones, and for $89.95 USD, it probably should ...

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iBolt xProDock Connect Featured

iBolt xProDock Connect Universal Phone Mounting System Review

The iBolt xProDock Connect is the latest universal docking station with NFC support from iBolt to securely position your phone in an easy to view position while driving. The differentiator the iBolt xProDock Connect has over its competition is the application they have developed to make your experience safer and easier to use. The overall design of the iBolt xProDock mounting system is well thought out and offers a lot of features.  The bottom two arms holding your phone are adjustable in every direction and slightly hooked to ensure your phone is never going to fall out.  Even with the largest of cases on your phone this dock is still going to adjust to accommodate the size.  I’m still using my Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and it fit easily into the dock.  Even with my largest case, I had no issues at all.   The iBolt xProDock Holds any Phone ...

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Urban Armor Gear Case HTC One M8 in Hand

Urban Armor Gear Case for the HTC One M8 Review

Urban Armor Gear (UAG) sent through the UAG case for the HTC One M8 claiming MIL-STD 801G with excellent impact resistance and a feather weight design.  It’s a manly looking case that’s for sure so lets take a closer look and see what it offers. I’ve read a few reviews of UAG cases before, and I they do seem to have a good reputation for creating a nice balance between form, features and protection.  Sitting with a suggested retail price of $34.95, they are in the middle of the road as far as price goes. Opening the box revealed the UAG case, screen protector and selection of goodies to help you apply the screen protector without dust and air bubbles getting in the way. The screen protector is identical to most others.  Easy to apply and almost invisible once installed.   These are the specs from the UAG website: Designed ...

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Seidio Ledger Case HTC One M8 Front

Seidio Ledger Case for HTC One M8 Review

There’s a good selection for cases for HTC One M8, and one of the alternatives to HTC DOT View Case we previously reviewed is the Seidio Ledge case.  It’s a great case that offers more than just protection and it does things the HTC One M8 can’t, and that’s open properly. You most likely already know about Seidio as they’ve been making cases long before the first days of Android.  Seidio was in fact the very first case I purchased for old faithful TMobile G1, which must be about five years ago now. The Ledger case is similar to the Dot View case being a flip style case.  The front cover slips open like a book giving great protection to the screen as well.  While the back of your phone sits inside the harder Polyurethane shell making up the back of the case.  The cover flip itself offers a cloth ...

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Blumoo Featured Image with Note ii

Blumoo Entertainment System Controller and Bluetooth Streamer Review

How many times do you look around your home and see a huge pile of controllers lying around.  One for your TV, one for the cable box, one for the audio receiver and who knows what else you may have.  Many of these manufacturers claim to support multiple devices, but you always end up with something not being fully controlled, or not being able to program the multi remote in the first place.  Blumoo is trying to get rid of these remotes and give you a single controller for all your devices.  They are not only providing remote control, but also  Bluetooth audio streaming in a single sleek little box. There have been a few devices released that allow you to control your entertainment devices from your Bluetooth enabled smartphone and Blumoo, from Flyover Innovations Inc, is another attempt at ultimate home entertainment integration. The Blumoo device can be purchase from the ...

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Griffin Survivor Slim In Hand

Griffin Survivor Slim HTC One M8 Case Review

you’ve probably noticed that we are on a HTC One M8 Case review run at the moment.  we’ve had the HTC One Dot View Case Review and the Griffin Reveal Case Review and we’ve more to come.  the next one in the list is another one from Griffin Technologies with their Griffin Survivor Slim case for the HTC One M8. The Griffin Survivor Slim case for the HTC One M8 is a high grade, mil-spec rated, dual layer case with a six foot drop test rating. Opening the box on the Griffin Survivor Slim you’ll find the case and unlike the previous case from Griffin, you’ll also find a screen protector with cleaning cloth and a little plastic applicator to help you smooth out your screen and remove any unwanted bubbles.   I was surprised to learn that the Survivor Slim for the HTC One M8 is cheaper than the Reveal case ...

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Griffin Reveal Case In Hand

Griffin Reveal Case Review for the HTC One M8

What the one thing you want to do when you buy a snazzy new smartphone? Show it off to your friend’s maybe! There is a way to protect your new smartphone without hiding it and that’s the new Reveal case for the HTC One M8 from Griffin Technology. The Griffin Reveal case for the HTC One M8 protects your phone by adding only about a millimeter to its size and with its clear back, still preserves the look of your shiny phone. There really isn’t much to say about the Reveal case. Inside the box you’ll find just the case and not a lot else, not even any screen protection. If you ask me, any case should come with a screen protector. If you want to protect your phone, this also means the screen. The outer edges of the case are made of poly-carbonate with an ultra-thin rubberized interior lining ...

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HTC Dot View Case Weather Temp

HTC Dot View Case Review. Its Not For Everyone.

When HTC release the HTC One M8 earlier this year, they released the HTC Dot View Case at the same time.  A case like none we’d seen before.  Not only did it protect your phone, but it has a dot matrix style hole system on the front allowing the phone screen to show information through the case.  I can only describe it as a retro looking design more akin to old 8-bit video game. It’s definitely unique among cases. The HTC One Dot View case is a flip cover case so if this is not what you’re looking for, you can probably stop reading now.  The Dot View case is nice looking, feels tough and adds a pretty cool novelty factor to your phone.  It’s a great idea, but they also make you pay $50 for it. The Dot View case feels nice and fits perfectly.  The back of the case ...

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