Tech Junkie Blog

  • Kickstarter campaign promises better camera straps

    Posted on July 31, 2014

    Peak Design has a promising Kickstarter campaign for a couple of clever products promised to improve camera ergonomics.

    Still looking for the perfect camera strap?

    There is no shortage of uncomfortable camera straps. Any avid photographer can attest to the neck and shoulder fatigue of some. They can also be a pain to attach and adjust, but San Francisco-based Peak Design has a promising Kickstarter campaign for a couple of clever products to improve ergonomics.

    The Clutch and the Slide adopt the company’s Anchor Links that securely connect and release with ease. The connectors support over 200 pounds of force.


  • Preview: Gumdrop Drop Tech Hideaway case for tablets

    Posted by Matthew Fortner on July 24, 2014

    Gumdrop makes a range of cases for tablets and smartphones marked by a distinctive tread pattern. The company’s Drop Tech Hideaway is a ruggedized case with a built-in kickstand that folds flush into the case when not in use.


  • Review: Top four wireless speakers

    Posted by Matthew Fortner on July 11, 2014

    The Logitech UE Mini Boom, UE Boom, JBL Flip 2 and Clip are four of the best wireless speakers you can find.

    If you’ve been looking for a portable wireless speaker you’ve probably noticed it’s a crowded space. We’re cutting through the noise to offer four of our favorite portable wireless speakers.


  • Magic wand controls TV and other devices

    Posted by Matthew Fortner on July 10, 2014

    Looking for a little more magic in your life? This enchanting gadget will learn from your existing remotes and is compatible with most common devices.


  • Interactive: How the government is watching you

    Posted on July 10, 2014

    Someone is watching you. What you spend. Where you eat. Who you call. Where you travel. What you Google. What you give to charity.


  • New JBL headphones and buds feature ergonomic twists, wireless options

    Posted on June 25, 2014

    JBL has launched six new sets of headphones and ear buds with an alluring fusion of performance, design and ergonomics.


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