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Editor choice 1 Need a Charger?

Need a Charger?

We noticed in our recent purchase of a new iPhone 12 that Apple did not include the charger. It's not a mistake. Apple no longer includes a charger with any of the phones it sells - meaning you will need to buy your own. Since we were ...
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2 Neiko 01924A 3-in-1 Automatic Wire Stripper Review

Neiko 01924A 3-in-1 Automatic Wire Stripper Review

I hate stripping wire. I admit it. Wire stripping requires practice and a skilled hand. If the wires are small gauge, well then most of the time I end up accidentally cutting them instead of stripping them.  But not anymore. I purchased the ...
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3 iFixit Mako Driver Kit – 64 Precision Bits for Electronics Repair Review

iFixit Mako Driver Kit – 64 Precision Bits for Electronics Repair Review

This is the last of the precision screwdriver sets I have tried out. I plan on sharing results with you in this review and then in another post comparing all of the screwdriver sets side by side to determine which I think is best. This iFixit Mako ...
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4 Irwin Vise-Grip Diagonal Cutting Pliers Review

Irwin Vise-Grip Diagonal Cutting Pliers Review

The Irwin Vise-Grip diagonal cutting pliers are a great hand tool, and if your workshop is anything like mine, then you will love having a quality low end pair that's easy on the budget. My old pliers were wearing out and hurting my hands, so I ...
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5 Olympus Tough TG-6 Waterproof Camera – Review

Olympus Tough TG-6 Waterproof Camera – Review

We admit to being rough on our equipment which is why the Olympus tough TG-6 waterproof camera is on our Santa list this year. Does it live up to the hype of being waterproof, rustproof, shockproof, crush proof, and freeze proof? And it's anti fog ...
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6 Precision Screwdriver Set from Kaisi Review

Precision Screwdriver Set from Kaisi Review

When I first started working with electronics the only screwdrivers I had in my possession were big and bulky - the kind I used for household repairs. It soon became evident that smaller, more precise tools were required for electronic building and ...
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7 Best Choice 9-Piece Precision Screwdriver Set | Phillips, Flat and Torx Star Review

Best Choice 9-Piece Precision Screwdriver Set | Phillips, Flat and Torx Star Review

Besides Phillips and flathead screws, oftentimes when building we run into Torx or hex screws. So it's nice to have a set that includes Torx screwdrivers. The shafts of the screwdrivers in this set are made of chromium-vanadium steel, so you know ...
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8 XOOL 80 in 1 Precision Set with Magnetic Driver Kit, Professional Electronics Repair Tool Kit with Portable Oxford Bag for Repair Cell Phone, iPhone, iPad, Watch, Tablet, PC, MacBook Review

XOOL 80 in 1 Precision Set with Magnetic Driver Kit, Professional Electronics Repair Tool Kit with Portable Oxford Bag for Repair Cell Phone, iPhone, iPad, Watch, Tablet, PC, MacBook Review

I've been thinking about Christmas gifts since it's almost the beginning of October. What would make a great stocking stuffer for an electronics hobbyist or professional? Take a look at this kit with me and see what you think. If you're looking for ...
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9 Ryobi Power Tool Review: P238 18V One+ Impact Driver

Ryobi Power Tool Review: P238 18V One+ Impact Driver

Ryobi makes some really fine power tools and we take a look at different variations from time to time. If you are like us, once you get to know your tools you begin to appreciate variations because your projects are never the same. Below are a few ...
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10 ORIA Precision Screwdriver Kit, 126 in 1 Screwdriver Set Review

ORIA Precision Screwdriver Kit, 126 in 1 Screwdriver Set Review

If you're like me you sometimes work on larger electronics like stereos or other cases where the screws can be in an awkward position. At these times it's always nice to have a flexible shaft to reach those hard to get to spots.. This precision ...
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11 DeWalt (dcd771c2) Drill/Driver Kit  Review

DeWalt (dcd771c2) Drill/Driver Kit Review

I just purchased the DeWalt (DCD771C2) 20V MAX cordless drill driver. I needed a driver with slightly more power than what I currently had in my shop. Frankly I had some bolts that were stuck in a miter saw stand from the factory and I needed ...
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12 Audeze LCD-1 Audiophile Headphones Review

Audeze LCD-1 Audiophile Headphones Review

This may be stretching the budget a little, but at $399 we thought it might be fun to try out these Audeze LCD-1 headphones. We were looking for a pair of over ear headphones that would play louder without distortion and be comfortable for long ...
8.3
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