new hobby drone photography – drones and aerial photography (aka Quad copters)

new hobby drone photography - drones and aerial photography (aka Quad copters)
So I have had my eye on getting a drones (formally known as a quad copter) or UAV in FAA parlance ) for a while. I had started seeing the DJI Phantom series of drones pop-up here and there and had always been curious and intrigued by the flying camera. But I could never rationalize ...

Android Auto / Carplay after market car radio 2016 3

Android Auto / Carplay after market car radio 2016
While I wrote a while back about my experience with an aftermarket  Chinese Android Car radio  , I had expected by this point in 2016  we would have a flood of more mainstream vendor’s aftermarket units with more polished interfaces… February 16 Update! : It appears a new aftermarket entrant is coming into the market. The ...

Review: Android TV Boxes from Keedox with Kodi.TV 8

Review: Android TV Boxes from Keedox with Kodi.TV
Android TV Box(es) with Kodi.tv This year I recently received two newer Android TV Boxes from Keedox  (4kSmartBox  and TV quad-core MXIII)(www.keedox.com) that support 4k video (UHD), H.265 ,recent versions of Kodi.tv (still branded as XBMC 13.2,), and supporting NetFlix, youtube and other Android Apps. Both boxes are feature packed and for the cost really bring a modern smartTV ...

Review Toyota Camry Radio Navigation GPS Bluetooth Head Unit 11

Review Toyota Camry Radio Navigation GPS Bluetooth Head Unit
Car radio upgrade for Camry 2007 – 2011 … Looking for a great car radio upgrade for your Toyota Camry 2007-20111? Consider a generic (aka Chinese “un-branded”) Windows CE car Radio + Navigation unit. Before you roll your eyes and think not another cheap car radio, think again and for the price between $150 to  $300 ...

Review: Solememo® Myvision N16 Bluetooth Speaker

Review: Solememo® Myvision N16 Bluetooth Speaker
This is  review of a neat little N16 MyVision Solememo® Bluetooth speaker.  This is  nicely styled unit. That gives you a lot of bang for your buck..  Besides providing external Bluetooth connected speakers for your mobile device , it also has hand-free phone calling and mp3 (SD-card) standalone music playing. Specs:   Operation. The n16 is  ...

Review Android car stereo radio and navigation 105

Review Android car stereo radio and navigation
My car radio upgrade… What can a $280 buy you? how about an Android car stereo + Navigation, and all the android apps your heart desires. My 40+ minute commute has me in the car for a while, one finds that on these long drives, some interesting audio in the car is pretty important. The ...

Nexus 5: My next smartphone

Nexus 5: My next smartphone
Updated: Released 12/27/2013 So I finally unwrapped my Nexus 5 Christmas gift, and have been playing with it for the last few days.  So far it’s everything I expected, no surprises  Battery life seems decent, build quality is pretty good, and screen display is amazing. The camera which  I was looking forward to, did not ...