Scott Freedlun

Scott is a born gadget aficionado from the Bay Area, California. He finds ways to turn the ordinary into an experience worth reliving, through the mediums of photography, film, gaming, and good ol’ fashioned storytelling. He also appreciates tech that encourages and enables research and study projects into the things that fascinate him. Currently residing in Tanzania, Africa, his primary focus is on his volunteer work with his lovely wife July. Crossing the worlds of California techy and African adventurer, he offers a fresh perspective with his reporting style.

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    Tech21 Evo Check Case Review (iPhone 7 Plus)

    Your new iPhone is beautiful, but the last thing you want to do is use it without a case. Fortunately, there are a few cases that protect the phone without hiding its beauty, like the Evo Check case from Tech21. The Evo Check case is ultra-thin, lightweight and has a cool checkered pattern on the […]

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    FurReal Friends Torch Review

    We all had stuffed animals when we were young, but it’s the 21st century, and our kids expect more from their stuffies than just being soft and cuddly. FurReal Friends add a little life to your child’s playtime — they respond to your child with endearing lights, sounds, and motions. Torch is no exception. You may be […]

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    Incipio Blue Willow Case Review (iPhone 7 Plus)

    Are you looking for a case to protect your phone with style? Incipio has some beautiful cases for you to choose from in their terrific Design Series, and the one we got to test is the Blue Willow case for the iPhone 7 Plus. The Blue Willow is a fairly standard shell case. It does offer […]

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    Circle With Disney Parental Control System Review

    One of the greatest challenges for parents is how to protect their children from the dangers of the internet while still giving them access to the wonders of it. There are many devices and apps that aim to help parents monitor and control access for the youngest members of the family. However, Circle with Disney may just be the simplest and […]

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    Aerix Vidius Drone Review – A Drone for Beginners

    Drones are cool. First person view (FPV) drones are even cooler! They can be large and expensive, but if you want a drone that can be flown from your smartphone and can be held in the palm of your hand for under $100, the new Aerix Vidius Drone — the world’s smallest FPV drone — is just […]

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    Ellipsis Kids Tablet Review

    As a parent, you face the dual challenges of trying to protect your own tablet from your child and trying to protect your child from the internet that the tablet connects them to. Should they have their own? Is it safe? These are questions that you need to ask, and the product with the best answers […]

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    LG Gizmo Gadget for Verizon Review

    Is your son or daughter begging for a smartphone, but you’re not quite sure they’re ready for it yet? Would you like more peace of mind by being able to know where your child is at all times? LG and Verizon have teamed up to give you the perfect gadget in the Gizmo Gadget smartwatch. […]

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    Urban Armor Gear iPad Pro Case Review

    The iPad Pro is stunning — it would be a shame to drop it and break that beautiful screen! You’ll most certainly need a good case to protect it, and one of the early options on the market is this iPad Pro case from Urban Armor Gear. At first glance, it is clear that this case […]

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    Speck Candy Shell Clear for iPhone 6/6s Review

    Would you like to protect your beautiful new iPhone without covering up all that machined aluminum with a case? The new Candy Shell Clear case from Speck will do just that while giving your phone the same great protection we’ve come to expect from Speck. The Candy Shell Clear case offers serious protection, and it’s […]

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    Lunatik AQUATIK Case for iPhone 6/6s Review

    If you want to stay connected at the beach or in the mountains — or you just want to use your phone in the rain — you will need a case that offers great protection. Recently, we reviewed the TAKTIK 360 from Lunatik. That was a great case, but it might be more than you need, […]

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    Lunatik TAKTIK 360 for iPhone 6/6s Review

    Are you looking for the most protective case you can find? Look no further than the TAKTIK 360 from Lunatik. This is one serious iPhone case. The drop, shock and impact protection it offers exceeds MIL-STD-810G standards. If you drop it in water, no worries — it will be safe for up to an hour in […]

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    Mophie Juice Pack Reserve iPhone 6/6s Case Review

    One thing we can all use is a few more hours of use from our phones before having to recharge. Until someone designs a bigger battery that can fit into our increasingly thin phones, Mophie Juice Pack cases continue to be useful solutions to our battery woes. Unfortunately, these external battery pack cases can sometimes […]

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    Simplicam Review

    Are you looking for a home security camera to check up on your kids at home or even keep tabs on your pet while you’re at the office? Arcsoft’s Simplicam looks to be the perfect solution. Out of the box, I had the camera up and running in less than five minutes! Yes, I had a fully […]

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    Monk Magnet Wallet iPhone 6 Plus Case Review

    There are two things that you need to carry with you — your wallet and your phone. Wouldn’t it be great to have a phone case that is also a wallet? Over the last few years several examples of the concept have been attempted with varying degrees of success. It has been a personal quest of […]

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    Rickshaw Medium Zero Messenger Bag Review

    With so many styles of messenger bag available, how do you pick the one that is right for you? It should be stylish, comfortable and be adaptable to your needs. Rickshaw Bagworks has a huge line of customizable bags which do all that and do it well. This week we looked closely at the Medium […]

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    Adobe Premiere Elements 13 Review

    These days we are all recording hours of video each month. What are you doing with it? Do you need a good program to help you put all that footage together and make it look nice? Adobe has long been a leader in digital video editing and the Premiere Elements software has been a great […]

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    Ted Baker iPhone 6 Mirror Case Review – Perfect for the Vain

    The Ted Baker designer cases always add a beautiful distinction to your phone, but the Alli Cascading Floral Mirror iPhone 6 case adds a little something useful, too—a mirror inside the cover. Perfect for a last minute makeup check. We absolutely love this case—in fact, my wife tried it out on her phone and hasn’t […]

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    A Wearable That is Full of Imagination – Moff Band Review

    Kids love to play, and they will make swords, guitars or guns out of just about anything. My nephew once chewed a piece of bread into the shape of a gun! But when they swipe, strum or shoot they have to add their own sound effects. What if those sounds could be real and triggered […]

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    Plantronics Blackwire C725 Review

    Do you work in a crowded office or another noisy environment? If so, you should seriously consider the Blackwire C725 from Plantronics. This is a very high quality headset that will help you focus on your work and not the distractions in the office. Like a lot of Plantronics headsets and headphones, the Blackwire C725 […]