iLive Concierge Challenges Amazon Echo

iLive Concierge Challenges Amazon Echo

The iLive Platinum Concierge is one of the first stand-alone speakers to use the Amazon Alexa voice service (AVS). The iLive Concierge emulates the Amazon Echo in both design and capabilities. The goal of the Concierge is, however, to be even better than the original...
Insignia Roku TV – A Great Bargain-priced 4K TV

Insignia Roku TV – A Great Bargain-priced 4K TV

With cord-cutting quickly becoming popular, it is not surprising that televisions are now coming with integrated streaming capabilities. This feature saves the cost of purchasing a streaming stick separately. The Insignia 43” Roku TV that I am reviewing here has many...
Amazon Dash Wand – Part of Amazon’s New Lineup of Gadgets

Amazon Dash Wand – Part of Amazon’s New Lineup of Gadgets

Our high tech world is changing quickly. Just a few short years ago we could only communicate with devices by typing or touching. Now we can gather information and control devices with our voices. From computers to smart phones, voice control is now being built into...
WD My Passport 4TB Portable Drive

WD My Passport 4TB Portable Drive

You’ve heard it over and over again. Back up. Back it up. Be sure to back up. It’s good advice and the Western Digital My Passport portable hard drive makes it easy. Design and build Measuring 3.24” x 4.33” x 0.85” and weighing in at just over ½ lb., the  My Passport...
Roku Ultra Proves Itself the Best

Roku Ultra Proves Itself the Best

After looking at several older Roku streaming devices, I was turned off by overheating and fan noise issues. Upon hearing that these issues were eliminated, I decided to take another look at one of the newest Roku’s. The Roku Ultra which is currently selling for 109...