Author Archives: Michael Garfield

Unboxing: CouchBed

I’ve tried this before with a bed.  Order it online and then a big box shows up at your door.  Carefully open it, stand back and – voila! – a piece of furniture pops out.  To me that is technology … Read More…

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Facebook Knows What???? Google Knows More!

Think Facebook knows a lot about you? Google is worse. From deleted files to location history, these companies know too much about us. Here is a column that sheds more light onto the subject including tips on how to take … Read More…

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REVIEW: 2018 Toyota RAV4

Toyota RAV4 Shows Why It Was Top-Selling Passenger Vehicle Last Year That headline most likely took you by surprise. Though the top three spots in U.S. vehicle sales went to pickup trucks in 2017, over 407,000 Toyota RAV4 CUVs were … Read More…

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REVIEW: 2018 Toyota 4Runner

Toyota 4Runner Handles Road Well But Built For Serious Adventures I love the outdoors – primarily because we have to be outdoors to drive cars and trucks. But when you want to get around the real outdoors for off-roading, climbing … Read More…

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REVIEW: 2018 Toyota Corolla

The Compact Corolla Carries Tech With Comfort Fun fact: The Toyota Corolla is the best-selling car ever. It’s fuel efficient, affordable and always reliable thanks to Toyota’s reputation for build quality. Over 43 million Corollas have been sold since 1966 … Read More…

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Everyone is All In on AI at CES 2018

One of my post-CES rituals is whittling down all the products and services I saw to figure out who “won” the trade show. I remember falling in love with thin HDTVs in the early 2000’s, fawning over Blu-Ray and HD-DVD … Read More…

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VIDEO: Cyber Monday Tips & Gift Ideas

We know Cyber Monday is a made-for-the-internet event but it keeps me busy every year.  I spent most of the morning speaking with radio stations across the country as I gave listeners tips on what to watch out for and … Read More…

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Cyber Monday Tips

I have no clue if Cyber Monday is the biggest day for online shopping in the U.S.  Some stat says it is while another disputes it.  It’s a made-up date anyway thanks to the National Retail Federation.  But it is … Read More…

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I remember not too long away perusing the Thanksgiving Day newspaper ads so I could plan out my route and shopping list for the next day…Black Friday.  The day after turkey, stuffing and the Cowboys’ game meant finding parking spaces … Read More…

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VIDEO – Hurricane Harvey Preparedness and Rebuilding

As Southeast Texas continues to dry out and recover from Hurricane Harvey, here are some products to help you rebuild, repair and prepare for future disasters.  As seen on NBC Channel 2 in Houston. CLICK TO WATCH

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