Author Archives: Michael Garfield

Review: Securam Fingerprint Door Lock

One of the simplest gadgets to make a home a smart home is an electronic door lock.  They are quite easy to install (over/under 12 minutes) and allow for a number of security features that can add functionality to your … Read More…

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The Ultimate Enchilada Recipe

Ok, so maybe I using a bit of hyperbole. I am an enchie fan. A big one. Probably my fave comfort food of all time. You can judge a TexMex restaurant by its enchiladas – cheese and onion, please. I … Read More…

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VIDEO: CES tech products (CBS)

I popped on Great Day Houston (CBS) with some products unveiled at CES.  Very first look at the new Samsung Galaxy S21 phones and Buds Pro.  Also a UV-C light sanitizer that doubles as a speaker/alarm clock and a powerful … Read More…

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REVIEW: Maskfone

When life gives you a pandemic, make a mask phone. Yep, Mother Necessity (actually UK- based Binatone) just released the MaskFone, an interesting mashup of both high- and low-tech. No more muffled talking through your mask as there is a … Read More…

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VIDEO: Smartphone, Tablet Gift Ideas (FOX26)

Fresh off an appearance on FOX 26 Morning News (Houston), here are some unique new smartphones and a tablet on the market.  Products courtesy of AT&T. More suggestions and discussions on the next “High-Tech Texan Show” – Saturday 11a CT … Read More…

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Holiday Gift Ideas as seen on Houston CBS-TV

I recently popped on “Great Day Houston” to share some ideas on what to give your friends and loved ones this holiday season.  I will continue to yap about them on my radio show so tune in weekly for more … Read More…

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Mattress Tech Continues To Evolve

The sleep tech industry will grow to a $27b business by 2025. But the secret to a good night’s sleep could start with a high-tech mattress. Here is a close-up look at the ReST Bed which uses five separate air … Read More…

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TV: How To Get The Most $ From Selling Your Phone

Apple introduced iPhone 12 today and now many people are deciding on whether to upgrade to one of the new models (4).  Before buying a new phone you should know some tips on how to sell your current phone for … Read More…

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VIDEO: Samsung Note 20 Ultra 5G, tips to sell your phone for top $, new Xbox and PS5

If it’s on TV and radio it must be true, right?  Here is a some show-and-tell from my appearance this morning on Great Day Houston (KHOU-CBS) where I featured the new Samsung Note 20 Ultra 5G smartphone.  This bad boy … Read More…

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VIDEO: Where To Sell Your Phone For $

With new smartphones coming out, it may be time to sell your old one. Here are some tips I gave on FOX26 Houston on how and where to get the most $ for your gadgets. Plus a quick overview of … Read More…

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