OneUp: The First Truly Portable and Ultra Compact Life Preserver

You're probably asking right now, "Why am I reading about a life preserver on a gadget blog?" That's a great question! The reason, however, is a simple one. Some of the coolest tech and gadgets out there are not AI-powered robots, laptops or smartphones. Some of the coolest tech I have looked at since starting GadgetSyrup.com has been outdoor techs such as the Skycamp from iKamper, HURU's all-weather backpack and the BioLite CampStove 2.

I recently came across another really interesting outdoor piece of tech; OneUp. Check it out

GadgetSyrup Pit Pass: What is DRS?

Welcome the first Gadget Syrup Pit Pass post. Pit Pass posts are going to be used to share various tech related topics from the world of Formula 1 racing.

I am a huge F1 fan and wanted to share my passion for the sport, and the tech behind it, so I hope you enjoy these!

First up is a controversial tech enhancement used in F1, DRS or Drag Reduction System.

Add QI Wireless Charging To (Almost) Any Phone

Qi wireless charging has been around for several years now. However, most phones, flagships included have chosen to skip adding the feature to their devices each year until Apple invented the technology when they announced the newest iPhone, the iPhone X. With such a limited supply of Qi enable phones accessory makers have begun to fill in the void left by the manufacturers by creating USB-connected Qi wireless dongles.

Check out this review of the Nillkin Qi Wireless USB-C Charging Receiver.

How To Turn Off iPhone Throttling in iOS 11.3

There has been a lot of debate over Apple's decision to throttle older iPhones to maintain battery life at the sacrifice of performance. Man, myself included, feel this is a very intelligent solution to a very real problem plaguing smartphones today. Others, however, feel the opposite demanding functionality to reverse this change made by Apple. With iOS 11.3, users now have the ability to turn off throttling.

Twitter Lite for Windows 10

There is a wide selection of Twitter apps available for Windows 10 users. However, from my experience most of them a guaranteed to let you down at some point due to reliability issues. What is the solution? What is the best Twitter app for Windows? Well, it may not even be an app at all. At least not in the traditional sense. Check out a short review of Twitter Lite.

Anki Supercar Review: Nuke Phantom

The Anki family of products has been growing a lot this year. So far in 2017, we have seen a new version of Cozmo, global rollout of Cozmo, a Cozmo carrying case, Cozmo treads and a new version of Overdrive; the Fast and Furious Editon. The applications that power both Cozmo and Overdrive received significant overhauls this year too. 

Check out the latest edition to the Anki family - Supercar Nuke Phantom

Microsoft Surface Laptop Review

Having been a huge Microsoft hardware fan for years and a Surface Pro owner myself I was ecstatic when the Surface Laptop was announced. I could not wait to get my hands on. Well, I have had my hands on the Surface Laptop for a while now. Check out my full review here!

HURU All-Weather Backpack Preview

HURU is an all-weather backpack that is launching today, September 26th, 2017, on Kickstarter with the goal of being your go-to bag for every possible scenario. It is designed for "both the office and the outdoors and is constructed using premium materials: army-approved, water-resistant Cordura fabric; best in the world YKK zippers; and custom steel stoppers and fasteners."