Aogek USB Type C Kit, Type C to USB 3.0 Adapter, Type C to Micro B Adapter (5 Pack)

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Aogek USB Type C Kit, Type 3.0 Adapter (3 PCS), Type C to Micro B Adapter (2 PCS) for Apple New MacBook 12”, Chromebook Pixel, Nexus, Nokia N1, One Plus 2 and Other Devices(5 Pack)

  • Ordered: 24 January 2017
  • Received: 26 January 2017
  • Link: Amazon Store
  • Sold By: Aogek

The Aogek USB Type C kit is an excellent kit to have on hand if you are the owner of a good  device that requires a Type C connection. What helps Aogek stand out from other manufacturers of Type C adapters is in their packaging. The kit comes in a relatively thick and sturdy plastic containers. The container has cut outs and cushioning that prevent the adapters from moving around whenever they are being transported. The cushions also prevent the adapters from falling out of the container and getting lost whenever they are in use.

The USB Type C to USB 3.0 adapters are aesthetically pleasing and feel like they are of good quality. The adapters easily snap into place and seem very sturdy when they are inserted into the USB Type C port of my Nexus 6p. However the USB Type C to Micro USB adapters are made of a flimsy white plastic. They easily fall out of the USB Type C port and I have already managed to lose one of them. This is really unfortunate because I tend to use the USB Type C to Micro USB adapters more often than I do the USB C to USB 3.0 adapters.

This is a great kit in terms of packaging and the quality of the Type C to 3.0 adapters, but the quality of the adapter I rely on the most seems to have been neglected when this kit was put together.

Pros:

  1. Great Packaging (Compact, Sturdy, Portable)
  2. USB Type  C to USB 3.0 adapters are sturdy, fit snuggly in my phone’s charging port, and look like they are made of good quality materials

Cons:

  1. Micro USB to USB Type C adapter appears flimsy and falls out of charging port

 

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FENIFOX Wireless Keyboard with Multi-Touch Touchpad Whisper-Quiet Typing and Ultra Slim Compact for PC Tablet Windows (White)

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FENIFOX Wireless Keyboard with Multi-Touch Touchpad Whisper-Quiet Typing and Ultra Slim Compact for PC Tablet Windows (White)

The Fenifox wireless keyboard is a basic wireless keyboard with a touchpad. It works well and has some neat features especially with the touchpad, as different gestures replicate certain mouse functions. I have two primary complaints with this keyboard. The first is that the instructions that came with it are printed in a tiny font size making them incredibly difficult to read. My second complaint is that the keyboard doesn’t always work immediately when the usb dongle is plugged into a new device. The instructions do not explain what to do if this occurs, however by contacting the seller I was provided with the following solution: turn off keyboard, unplug USB receiver, plug in USB receiver, press and hold FN and Backspace at the same time and turn on keyboard.

Pros:
1. Gestures on touchpad add more functionality
2. Lightweight and Thin

Cons:
1. Instructions are difficult to read
2. Does not always connect when moved to new device.

Adfilic Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

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Wireless Bluetooth Speaker, Flash SALE, Cheap Powerful Top Boombox Stereo Rated Sound, Sony Portable, Works Best For iPhone, iPad, Samsung, Great for Outdoors, HD Bose Bass, Car Hands Free – Black

At only 4.5 x 2.5 x 2.3 inches, the Adfilic Bluetooth Speaker is very small. Despite the small size of this speaker, it produces a surprisingly rich and full sound. We have another bluetooth speaker that is about twice the size of this speaker, so you would assume it would produce louder and clearer sounds. However this is not the case. The small size of the Adfilic Bluetooth Speaker makes it easy to travel with and very portable. It can easily fit in a purse or pocket.

In testing this product, I played a large range of music styles and all of the music sounded great playing through the speaker. Connecting it to a device via bluetooth was very easily accomplished. Though I doubt I will utilize this feature, the speaker does have a built in FM Radio which works relatively well. The instructions were easy to follow. The only major difficulty I encountered was in adjusting the volume of the speaker. You have to hold down a button to raise or lower the volume and the button choices are not overly intuitive.

I am incredibly impressed with this speaker. Both the size and price of the speaker would lead you to believe that it wouldn’t have very good sound quality. I was in fact very skeptical when purchasing this speaker, but I shouldn’t have been because it is a really impressive device.

Pros:

  1. Small Size
  2. High Quality Sound for Speaker Size
  3. Excellent Volume Range

Cons:

  1. Volume adjustment not intuitive or easy to perform
  2. Button labels are confusing

Eastalent Solar Lights – 100 RGB LEDs String Lights

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Eastalent Solar lights, 10 meters, 100 LEDS,RGB,string lights for Christmas ,waterproof,suitable for Outdoor, Gardens, Homes and Party (RGB)

I was pleasantly surprised when I received these lights in the mail. When ordering this product, I did not expect a very high quality light set. What I received far surpassed any of my expectations. When unpacking and opening the package, I immediately noticed that both the LEDs and the cord seemed to be made of a sturdy and durable plastic. These lights both look and feel far superior to your average Christmas light.

In order to test the functionality of the solar power source, I stuck the lights and solar panel in a window sill to charge. Again I was completely surprised by the these little LED lights. The lights were running for well over an hour before I checked on them. Not only did the lights keep running for longer than I expected, they were incredibly bright and vibrant.

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Everything I received was in excellent condition. There were no lights out, the solar panel worked immediately and did not take long to charge, finally the controls on the back of the solar panel worked as indicated (On, Flash, Off).

 

Pros:

  1. Materials appear to be great quality and.lights and cord look well sealed
  2. Bright, Colorful LED lights
  3. Solar Panel charges quickly and maintains power
  4. Arrived in excellent condition

Cons:

None so far!

DISCLAIMER: I received the Eastalent Solar Lights for free.The opinions expressed in this product demonstration/review are entirely my own and are not the views or opinions of any other third-party. I have provided this review at my own discretion and it is a direct reflection of my personal experience with the lights that I received. I am under no obligation to write this review and I have not nor will I ever receive compensation for my opinions provided here, aside from the aforementioned discount.

D-Scope Pro Google Cardboard Kit with Straps

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D-scope Pro Google Cardboard Kit with Straps 3D Virtual Reality Compatible with Android & Apple Easy Setup Instructions Machine Cut Quality Construction 45mm Lenses HD Visual Experience*

Visit D-Scope Pro Google Cardboard Kit & Injuring the Eye for an updated review and an aside on the possible dangers of this product!

We have been intrigued by the concept of Google Cardboard since we both heard about it. Spencer and I are both complete tech nerds, so we were excited to finally purchase a Google Cardboard Kit to try out.

The D-Scope Kit is comprised of thick sturdy cardboard, two sets of lenses (one set installed and one set remaining as spares), velcro straps, additional velcro to hold down the top of the kit when assembled, , and a magnet plus magnetic washer that set on either side of one of the side walls (used by the device as a button/switch).
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I tend to be less mechanically inclined than my husband, so I was a bit concerned about whether I could figure out how to assemble the product when looking over the instructions for putting together the kit. Luckily when the I began folding the kit, how the pieces fit together became really obvious. I state “luckily” because the instructions on the kit were both overwhelming and hard to follow. For someone who does not have an innate sense about how things to go together, the instructions for the kit looked more like untranslatable hieroglyphics than easy to understand instructions.

The kit itself comes together so smoothly and easily though that there is no need to spend much time attempting to translate the instructions.

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I would like to note that there is a QR code on the package that provides a link to “The Assembly Video.” If I had not been able to figure out how to put the kit together on my own, viewing this video would have been my next step.I am glad a video was included, but still wish the assembly instructions included words along with the pictures.

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After the kit is assembled the user will need to install the official Google Cardboard Application and follow the written instructions that come with kit.

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This includes following the instructions given by the Cardboard Application and scanning the QR Code that is provided next to the instructions and on one side of the assembled kit when requested. The information from the QR Code is used to ensure that the Google Cardboard Application is calibrated for use with the D-Scope Pro Google Cardboard Kit.

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After the application was set up for use, I placed my Nexus 5X (my personal phone) inside the assembled kit and held the entire assembly up to my face. After following the initial setup instructions shown in 3D and the demonstrations provided in the Google Cardboard App, it was easy to use my phone as a Virtual Reality (VR) / 3D viewer.

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There are a multitude of applications available in the Google Play Store that can be downloaded for use with this kit. The available virtual reality applications range from landscape exploration apps and puzzle games to action games to home launchers to full movie viewers.

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Below the assembly instructions D-Scope Pro provided a QR link to Free 3D Apps available for both Android and iOS. There is also another QR Code that provides a link to a discount coupon.

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I look forward to using my D-Scope Pro Google Cardboard Kit more extensively and am excited to explore the world of 3D/VR Images, videos, and games.

Pros:

  1. Compact and sturdy packaging and material
  2. Assembly of the kit is both easy and intuitive, even for individuals who are not mechanically inclined
  3. Seller included a spare set of lenses (allows for easy repairs and increased product longevity)
  4. Assembled kit is easy to use
  5. Lots of apps available in Google Play Store

Cons:

  1. Instructions in picture format are initially intimidating and could discourage a less adventurous consumer
  2. There is one spot (Step 6) where an adhesive is used to attach a flap to the side of the kit. After less than 24 hours the adhesive that came with the kit is not sticky enough to hold the flap up. Easily repaired with my own tape.


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DISCLAIMER: I received the D-scope Pro Google Cardboard Kit for free. The opinions expressed in this product review are entirely my own and are not the views or opinions of any other third-party. I have provided this review at my own discretion and it is a direct reflection of my personal experience with the Google Cardboard Kit that I received. I am under no obligation to write this review and I have not nor will I ever receive compensation for my opinions provided here, aside from the aforementioned discount.