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Nixon ‘The Wire’ 8mm headphones review

Nixon ‘The Wire’ 8mm headphones review

July 22, 2010 by · 100 Comments 

The Nixon ‘The Wire’ 8mm headphones are not great. They’re not horrible, but they’re not great. I went to the Apple store the other day to see if I could replace my aging Altec Lansing Backbeats and found the Nixons were the cheapest alternative that I hadn’t already tried. They looked nice enough and had […]

Misleading Battery Life Specs from Garmin Nuvi 780

Misleading Battery Life Specs from Garmin Nuvi 780

April 10, 2010 by · 14 Comments 

I recently purchased a Garmin nuvi 780 portable GPS, and quickly noticed that the battery life was much less than the spec’d – averaging 45 minutes for me before low battery warning and subsequent shutdown in less than 60 minutes. With a battery life advertised “up to 5 hours” this seems well short of the […]