Before You Buy 141

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Before You Buy
Episode 141

Before You Buy 141:

Velodyne vBold Headset

Sound
Comfort
NFC
  • Cons:
Buttons
Price
Mic
  • Don't Buy!


Ultimate Ears Boom Bluetooth Speakers

Volume
Bass
15 hour (possible play time)
50 ft wireless range
Water resistant
  • Cons:
No real carrying case
Battery is not replaceable
Battery is shortened at higher volume
  • Buy!


Thecus N2310 NAS Server

Easy to set up
Many RAID options
Price
  • Cons:
LOUD
Needs an updated interface
  • Buy!


iPhone 6 and 6+

Beautiful design
Best camera on a phone
Crisp, brilliant, responsive screen
Apple's commitment to security and privacy
Best fingerprint reader on a phone
Apple ecosystem (Apple Pay, Homekit, Healthkit) promises to make for a great user experience
Messages app is elegant
For Mac users, continuity and handoff will make for great end-to-end experience
Finally acceptable screen sizes
A8 processor and GPU are among the fastest in the market
Apple's "Metal" great for games


  • Cons:
Apple's closed ecosystem (could be a pro, too)
Android is much more flexible
Most expensive phones on the market
Few customization choices
  • Buy!


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