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About Daryl

Daryl Deino has been a technology enthusiast since 1995 and has written for several newspapers and technology sites. Please reach him at [email protected]

Review: Sony SRS-XB43 Proves Bluetooth Speakers Are Still Relevant

About two-and-a-half years ago, I reviewed the Sony SRS-XB41 Bluetooth speaker and loved it. At that time, I thought Bluetooth portable speakers were becoming extinct due to portable WiFi speakers that have better sound quality. But the portable WiFi speaker … Continue reading

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Oculus Quest 2 Looks To Be Only A Minor Upgrade

The Oculus Quest is definitely a groundbreaking device that brought VR into the mainstream. Unfortunately, Oculus has not been able to keep up their production to meet demand, especially during the coronavirus outbreak. Perhaps those still seeking to get the … Continue reading

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Bose Home Speaker 500 Is Great Stereo Alternative To The Sonos Move

A couple weeks back, I reviewed the Sonos Move Portable WiFi and Alexa-enabled speaker and had nothing but great things to say about it. I wasn’t really excited when I got the Bose Home Speaker 500 to review (finally, after two … Continue reading

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Sennheiser Momentum 2 True Wireless Vs. AirPods Pro: Battle Of Wireless Earbuds

Yours truly has been testing out the $299 Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 earbuds for the past week. I’m impressed, but not blown away. Here are my thoughts, especially when compared to the AirPods Pro, which are at least $50 … Continue reading

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Surface Pro 8: What Consumers Want

If things are on schedule (and that’s a big “if” due to the continued coronavirus crisis), Microsoft’s Surface Pro 8 will be available during the 4th quarter of this year. There hasn’t been much said about the upcoming device, but … Continue reading

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The Sonos Move Is The Best Portable WiFi Speaker Available

Last month, I reviewed the Bose Portable Home Speaker and was very impressed. It’s certainly worth $349 (or $299, if you can find a deal). But I am far more impressed with the Sonos Move and think it may be an even … Continue reading

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Dell XPS 15 2020 Is still No Match For MacBook Pro 16

I was finally able to see the Dell XPS 15 2020 in front of my eyes this past week, and the first thing I thought is that it didn’t look like a 15-inch laptop. But it felt more heavy than … Continue reading

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Looking Forward: Samsung Galaxy Note 20 And iPhone 12

The summer is almost here, and it’s typically the time we prepare for new smartphone releases from Samsung and Apple. Let’s take our attention away from all the craziness in the world and take a look at what we know … Continue reading

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2020: The Year Bose And Microsoft Shut Their Retail Stores

2020 has been a pretty chaotic year, and not in a good way. Just about everyone has been affected by the coronavirus, rioting, and the sudden closure of the economy. But tech geeks also have to deal with the shutting … Continue reading

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Dell’s XPS 15 Problems Continue Long Streak Of Quality Control Issues

Dell has become a formidable PC laptop maker, especially since 2015. That was when the first modern Dell XPS 13 with the Dell’s practically border-less infinity display appeared. If things looked too good to be true, they were. Many people … Continue reading

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