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1 out of 5 eggs Doesn't fit my needs (applies to all, 32, 64, and 128GB) 08/08/2016

This review is from: Nexus 6P 32GB Graphite LTE Unlocked Smartphone (North America Warranty)

Pros: Screen size, USB-C

Cons: - 3GB memory (4GB would be the minimum for my needs)
- No SD/Micro SD card slot (spec doesn't say if it has one; a must for me)
- Non-removable battery (this is a deal breaker)
- Excessive heat
- Poor visibility outside in daylight

Other Thoughts: - I have waited a long time for this phone to come out. Sadly, I'm disappointed.
- Unfortunately, they made it with a non-removable battery. I will never buy a phone with a non-removable battery. I carry 2 to 4 spare batteries with me when I go camping, or when I go on a photography expedition.
- I use a lot of apps, so 4GB RAM is a must for me
I hope their next version will have a removable battery, and an SD/MicroSD slot, as well as a better display outside in daylight.

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1 out of 5 eggs Another recipe for disaster 03/10/2016

This review is from: Rosewill Armer RX308 USB 3.0 Full Aluminum 25mm 3.5" Enclosure with LED indication

Pros: I can't think of any except the USB 3.0

Cons: No cooling fan ... No eSATA port ... LED is too bright ... Flimsy plastic pieces

Other Thoughts: Any disk enclosure without a cooling fan is a recipe for disaster. HDDs generate quite a bit of heat, and that heat needs to be pushed out, and not kept building up inside.

Long ago, an external enclosure destroyed one of my 500 GB drives because of the excessive heat, which taught me a lesson for life to never ever again buy a disk enclosure of this type that doesn't have a cooling fan. That incident is still painful to me.

It's also unfortunate that less and less enclosures are made with an e-SATA port (in addition to the USB port).
Rosewill is sliding into the "cheap" direction instead of climbing up in quality and reliability.
I'm willing to pay for quality and for necessary features (cooling fan, e-SATA, tool-less design), not for flimsy plastic and bright LEDs

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ORICO DCAP-5S 40W 5 Port High Speed Desktop USB Charger for iPhone 6s / 6 / 6 plus, iPad Air 2 / mini 3, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge / Note 5, HTC M9, Nexus and More - White
  • neweggOwned For: less than 1 day

Pros: Multiple ports

Cons: Doesn't sound that it is for the long term

Other Thoughts: As electrical engineer, I do not have any confidence that this tiny unit can handle 5 devices at the rated / spec'd amps.
That's almost 8 amps.
So under full load, this little thing would be VERY hot, or go in smoke, or simply will not provide the specified current..
When I see exaggerated specifications like these, I stay miles away from such products.
I do not own this product, but I had no choice here but to rate it.
My thoughts are confirmed by the experience of some of the verified purchasers.
It's always a good idea to wait a few months after the purchase, and to subject the product to full load, if you have enough devices, before writing a review and giving it 5 stars.
2 devices at 2.4 amps (4.8 amps total) alone would probably make this small unit go in smoke, if it actually could deliver 4.8 amps.

Just my 2-cents.

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Date Joined: 05/30/08

  • Reviews: 7
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  • Last Review: 08/08/16
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