Read: 8 mins. The Awow AK34 Mini PC I had reviewed a month ago was meant to be my low-powered, inexpensive server, and although it performed very well for the price, I quickly realized that I needed more speed. After much research, the Beelink Gemini X55 Mini PC with its Pentium processor came to mind, and I took it out for a spin. How did it perform? What about using it as a TV-connected, video conferencing system so my children can have a fun time talking with their grandparents? Read on to find out!
Read: 4 mins. Rockpals impressed me with their 500W portable battery generator when I put it through some tests against equivalent Goal Zero and Suaoki products recently. As a camper and survivalist, I naturally wanted to get a solar panel to charge the generator with when spending time outdoors for an extended period. I took a look at the Rockpals 80W solar panel and was surprised by the results.
Read: 3 mins. Dell released the second generation of its G7 budget gaming laptop for 2019 whose aim is the gaming enthusiast, student, and office productivity worker. How does it stack against its predecessor? Does it provide enough value for those who do not want to spend a fortune on Dell's Alienware hardcore gaming series?
Read: 5 mins. Bissell released its newest CrossWave Cordless Max wet-dry vacuum cleaner to help keep homes cleaner. Its promise is to save time cleaning hard floors and area rugs by vacuuming and washing at the same time. How did it perform? The result was surprising.
Read: 10 mins. Campers and road warriors who are looking for a way to power their laptop, CPAP, mini refrigerator, fan, or even a TV have a few options available. Among them are portable, solar-rechargeable battery stations, and here we will compare the Rockpals 500W with the Suaoki G500 and, to some extent, the Goal Zero Yeti 400. The outdoors will never be the same again with the luxury afforded by these power generators!
Read: 7 mins. AWOW recently released their AK34 Mini PC that is based on the Intel Celeron N3450 processor. It was designed to perform like a 2017 budget laptop within a small, 6x6 inch package that can be stored inside a TV drawer. I took it for a spin to see if it could replace our family's 2014 Dell ultra-portable laptop and the results were surprising.