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

Aviano Botanicals 100% Pure Rosehip Oil

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 100% Pure Rosehip Seed Oil ORGANIC – HUGE 4 OZ Rose Hip Oil Bottle w/ Pump & Dropper – Cold Pressed Unrefined & Undiluted Essential Rosehip Oil for Skin, Hair, Body, Nails & Face by Aviano Botanicals


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The Aviano Botanical Rosehip Oil  has a slightly sweet and fruity aroma which is quite pleasant. It is not a heavy oil, but a rather light weight oil with a yellowish color to it.

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I have very sensitive skin, but in testing this oil it did not irritate my skin or cause breakouts. It also didn’t leave my skin feeling oily like some oils can. Prior to purchasing this oil, I did not know much about the benefits of it, but did research them prior to making a decision. Though.I cannot confirm any of the direct benefits I do know that the oil does do a good job of moisturizing the skin. The rosehip oil comes with in a dark plastic bottle with both a dropper and a pump to get it out of the bottle. I currently prefer the dropper, but it is nice to have more than one option.

 

 

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Pros:

  1. Smells good
  2. Not overly oily
  3. Does not irritate sensitive skin
  4. Comes with both dropper and pump

Cons:

  1. Cannot verify claims of younger and healthier looking skin
  2. On second day dropper came apart, but was able to put it back together

 

 

DISCLAIMER:  I received the Aviano Botanicals 100% Pure Rosehip Oil at a discount.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 a product review at my own discretion and it is a direct reflection of my personal experience with the Rosehip Oil 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.

Top Rated PokeBall Spice & Herb Grinder by Expert Chef

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Top Rated PokeBall Spice & Herb Grinder by Expert Chef

The Pokeball Spice & Herb Grinder comes in a small and sturdy package. The grinder is small enough to fit in the palm of my hand and it is relatively light weight, making it very easy to use.

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The grinder consists of three parts.The base and lid are magnetic, while the center piece contains a screen and screws into the base.The lid and center piece contain the teeth used to grind up the spices and herbs. For the grinder to stay shut and work well all three parts of the grinder will only fit one way. The base has a small flat part that allows it to sit only one way on the counter or table.

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I love the look and feel of this grinder, but the size and weight of it may limit  how much it can really do.

Pros:

  1. Design is nice, no flaws, and looks clean and shiny
  2. Smaller size makes it easier to manipulate
  3. Sharp, thick grinding teeth

Cons:

  1. Small size and shallow base will limit the amount of spice/herb that be ground up at any one time

 

 

DISCLAIMER:  I received the PokeBall Spice & Herb Grinder by Expert Chef 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 grinder 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.

USB-Type C to Micro USB Adapter & USB-Type C to USB 3.0 Adapter

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USB-Type C to Micro USB Adapter |USB-Type C to USB 3.0 Adapter, Tech2016 2 in 1 Blue Light USB-Type C to Micro USB Adapter and USB-Type C to USB 3.0 Adapter for USB Type-C Devices(Gold)*

Because USB-Type C devices are still relatively new and uncommon, finding places to charge them can be difficult at times. It is vitally important to have a few good charging adapters laying around the house when your device can only be charged using USB-Type C. Having a functioning USB-Type C to Micro USB adapter in a house full of older devices is also crucial. My husband repairs phones as part of his business, so we have charging ports everywhere. However we only have one USB-Type C adapter and now we have no USB-Type C cables because my cat decided to chew up the last one I had. For several months I have been forced to rely on and to carry around an old Type C Adapter in order to charge my phone. That adapter had become slightly bent and worn out from over use, so it was necessary for me to replace it.

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These adapters have a blue LED light installed on both ends that only turns on when there is power flowing completely through it.This feature has already helped me identify some issues with a few charging accessories I use. I was able to quickly determine that one of my longer cables had a short in it, because the blue light in the USB Type-C to Micro USB adapter has been flickering on and off again when the cable is moved or bent. My charging speed has probably been reduced due to the intermittent power issues with the cable. This may help explain why my phone has been taking such a long time to fully charge. In order to verify that the old cable was faulty, I switched my phone and adapter to a new cable. Since I replaced the cable, the blue light has remained steadily on proving to that my issue was caused by the cable.


I love my brand new adapters. It is unfortunate that they will never be able to fully replace the speed and function of proper charging cables. However they are definitely a huge improvement over the ancient adapters I had been using.

Pros:

  1. New adapters are not bent or lose from overuse, so they will be able to maintain a better and more consistent charge for my phone
  2. The adapters add more versatility and convenience in charging the only USB-Type C device that is being used in a house full of phones and other gadgets that still need Micro USB ports and cables for charging and data transfer
  3. The adapters are more affordable than the cables
  4. The blue LED lights on both adapters indicate whether or not any power is running through them providing an easy method that can be used to troubleshoot and identity charging issues

Cons:

  1. I have yet to use a USB Type-C adapter that feels like it fits correctly and/or tightly in the Micro USB ports and cables
  2. An adapter will not be able to replace the speed, fit, or full function of a good USB Type-C Cable

 

DISCLAIMER: I received the Tech2016 USB Type C Adapters at a discount. 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 adapters 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.

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.