Gadget Reviews

D-Link Wi-Fi Camera with Remote Viewing (DCS-931L) Review

April 30, 2020
Back in August 2019, I bought (ordered from Amazon) D-Link Wi-Fi Camera with Remote Viewing (DCS-931L) as a baby/nanny cam. It turned out a great toy to play with for a couple of days, but there hasn't been a real use, so far.  On the other hand for the last couple of months this camera has ...

Amazon Fire Tablet 7 Review

February 06, 2020
I ordered Amazon Fire Tablet 7 at the end of 2019 as a Christmas gift to our almost 18-month old baby girl. It took some two weeks before the gadget was actually delivered to us here in Georgia.  I wanted to have something cheap enough it wouldn't be sad if the baby would drop or broke and also something...

Amazon Alexa Echo Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker Review

September 23, 2019
There are more than 50,000 user reviews about Alexa Echo Dot smart speaker on Amazon, and in this article, I wont be very original, but I will write another review from a point of view of a stock trader and a father of a little baby girl. I purchased our first Echo Dot smart speaker at the end of August...

HP ENVY x360 - 15-cn0003ur Convertable Touchscreen Laptop Review

July 09, 2019
HP ENVY x360 - convertible touchscreen Laptop is the latest addition to our home office. Bought at the local Tbilisi shop in early June 2019. Paid about $1,150 but I believe you could get one much cheaper on Amazon Equipped with Backlit keyboard, FULL HD 1920X1080 screen resolution, this laptop will make many...

Lenovo IdeaPad 330-15IKB (Geforce MX150) Laptop Review

March 21, 2019
Here, at our Tbilisi office, we just love Lenovo laptop computers. In today's gadget reviews series - business laptop computer from Lenovo - IdeaPad 330-15IKB with GeForce MX150 graphics card.  About a year ago, I bought the earlier version of IdeaPad 320 series, see Lenovo Ideapad 320-...

HP ProBook 450 G5 (2RS04EA) Laptop Review

January 23, 2019
At the end of 2018 I got a new laptop - HP ProBook 450 G5 - in today's gadget review article series I will write down my humble observations. In short - gosh it feels so good owning a ProBook from HP. I bought this laptop at local ALTA OK store in Tbilisi, Georgia, just shortly before Christmas shopping craze...

How To Sync Files Between Samsung Galaxy Phones (Smart Switch)

November 24, 2018
Samsung Smart Switch seamlessly transfers contacts, photos, music, videos, messages, notes, calendars and more to virtually any Samsung Galaxy device. After we bought a new Samsung Galaxy A6 phone I thought it will be a pain to transfer files from the old and broken Samsung Galaxy A3, as I thought it will...

Samsung Galaxy A6 32GB (2018) Review

November 23, 2018
Samsung Galaxy A6 was first released in May 2018. We bought it as the replacement phone for Samsung Galaxy A3, to whom glass cracked on the rocks in Georgia (in the yard of Iosebis Duqani) while we traveled to the region of Kakheti. As the repair cost was about the half price of a new one, we decided to...

TP-Link TL-WN725N 150Mbps Wireless N Nano USB Adapter Review

October 22, 2018
TP-Link is a popular brand in Georgia, and most probably in CIS region, manufacturing Wireless routers and wireless adapters (probably a lot of other useful gadgets as well). I remember about 10 years ago I used a PCI WIFI adapter to have a WiFi functionality for a desktop PC. Now, in 2018, when moving into...

Lenovo Ideapad 320-15ISK (Intel Core i3) Laptop Review

December 07, 2017
Bought this Lenovo Idepad laptop for the use at our Tbilisi office. As recently we bought a few Desktop PC's with Intel Core i3 processors for transcription projects, for me it was important to have an office laptop with the same or similar parameters. Top 20 Budget Class (Intel Core 3) Laptops / Notebooks...

Sony A5000 Mirrorless Camera Review

May 08, 2017
The Sony A5000 is a light and compact mirrorless camera, featuring interchangeable lens and a DSLR-class APS-C sensor. The combination of a small, pocketable design with the ability to use a range of different lens and such a large sensor, makes the A5000 an attractive solution for mobile photographers looking for...

Samsung Galaxy A3 (SM-A310FZDDSER) 16GB Gold Cell Phone Review

April 13, 2017
Samsung Galaxy A3 is an entry level business smartphone with 16GB built in memory, 1.5 GHz quad core processor. I bought this phone to my better part as a Valentines day gift, as I felt really sorry for her seeing her trying to accomplish some business tasks with her older but really stylish Samsung...

Seagate Backup Plus Slim 1TB Portable External Hard Drive Review

April 05, 2017
I bought Seagate Backup Plus Slim 1TB Portable External Hard Drive at the Best Buy store in Manhattan, New York City at the start of 2017 for about USD 69.  Now I could probably get a better price if opted to ship it online from Amazon store, see: Seagate Backup Plus Slim 1TB Portable External Hard...

Fujifilm X-T20 Mirrorless Digital Camera Review

March 21, 2017
The Fujifilm X-T20 is a 4K-capable enthusiast-level, interchangeable-lens mirrorless camera, sharing some of the high-end specs of it's bigger brother, the X-T2, while saving the buck in other areas which are not-so-necessary for consumers. If you are new to mirrorless cameras, see: Mirrorless Camera Buying...

Top 20 Best Selling Mirrorless Cameras

March 21, 2017
In previous week we got familiar with Mirrorless camera buying guide, in today's article let's see what's hot on, so called, Mirrorless camera market. In 2017, Sony, Olympus, Panasonic and Leica are among best selling mirroless camera producer brands on Amazon. With Sony Alpha and Panasonic Lumix series...