Before You Buy 67

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Before You Buy
Episode 67

Before You Buy 67:

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9

Amazon Everything!
Build Quality for Price
  • Cons:
Ads in Discount Tablet
No Wall Charger
No Back Camera
  • Try!

Oculus Rift

No lag motion tracking
PC only for now, future plans for consoles and other platforms
SDK support for Unity and Unreal Engine
  • Cons:
Developer version not glasses friendly
Low resolution display (1280x800)/2
  • Try!


Looks nice and magical
  • Cons:
Way too expensive
  • Don't Buy!

Booq Pad

Great for note-takers
  • Cons:
  • Don't Buy!

ZooGue iPad Case Prodigy

Magnets work well as stand
  • Cons:
  • Buy!

Speck CandyShell Grip iPad Mini

Feels good in hands, non-slip grip
  • Cons:
Slightly expensive
  • Buy!

Speck FitFolio for iPad Mini

Works as case and stand
  • Cons:
Slightly flimsy
  • Try!

Logitech Broadcaster Webcam

Innovative design
Quality optics - 720p
Audio jack for quality sound
Direct streaming to Ustream
  • Cons:
2.4 Ghz WiFi ONLY // WEAK WiFi!
Apple only
No wired use
  • Buy! (If you use Mac), Don't Buy! (If you use PC)

Dell Latitude 10 Essentials

Great price
Good battery life
Solid build quality
  • Cons:
Slow performance (Atom CPU)
Essentials trim missing pen capabilities
  • Buy!

Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet 2

Solid and lightweight
Pen-support (with storage slot!)
Full Windows 8
  • Cons:
Keyboard is Bluetooth only, needs to be independently charged
  • Buy!


Gorgeous design
Camera and functionality
  • Cons:
Battery life
Sense 5 can be strange
  • Buy!

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