Sufian Siddiqi

Sufian is the co-founder of HardwareGeeks.com. He is an entrepreneur and enthusiast of all-things web residing in Southern California and enjoys technology, the outdoors, reading, and his family. His current daily driver is a Motorola Bionic.
Sufian Siddiqi has written 36 posts for HardwareGeeks

Review: ClarityOne Earbuds

ClarityOne EarbudsNo matter what device or smartphone you are using these days, a great pair of headphones is always one of the accessories that makes that experience a whole lot better.  I’ve tried out many headphones and earbuds trying to find the perfect pair that will provide crisp sound and help with noise cancellation.  I found that with the ClarityOne Earbuds.

In my line of work, I have to concentrate on design, code, and requirements generation.  Having a loud office provides an environment where it’s sometimes hard to think about what I’m doing.  These earbuds provide a crisp clear sound quality that let me get lost in whatever I’m hearing and because of the light-weight design and long cable (it comes with a 48″ cable), I’m able to move around my workspace easily and sometimes even forget that I’m wearing them!  Best of all, I no longer hear the conversations, whistling, and failed attempts at singing of my coworkers! Continue reading »

Review: Novero Lexington Bluetooth Headset

Novero is well known for making stylish Bluetooth solutions for Bentley, BMW, Ford, Jaguar, Land Rover, and accessories for ladies.  They have recently released the Lexington, a stylish Bluetooth headset meant for men.

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Review: OtterBox Defender Series for the iPhone4

I had the opportunity to try out the Defender Series case by OtterBox.  These cases have saved my old phones countless times, and I’d recommend them to everyone.  Check out the video review posted below.

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Review: The Sound ID 510 Bluetooth Headset Plus EarPrint App

The Sound ID 510 is a light (weighs about 8 grams) Bluetooth headest with a real treat. It comes with its own iPhone/Android (requires Android 2.1) app (BlackBerry app is coming soon) which allows you to adjust sound levels, check on the battery level and update firmware, toggle certain settings, and also includes the ability to find the headset.

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Review: OtterBox Commuter Series Case for Nexus One

When I owned a BlackBerry I was fortunate enough to have a case by OtterBox.  As can be seen from my review of that case, it really saved my phone!  Having transitioned to Android, I was very excited to hear that OtterBox released cases for my Nexus One phone, specifically, the black Commuter Series case.

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“Note To Self” Voice Action in Google Search App Should Create New Tasks

In yesterday’s press conference, Google announced its ”Just Speak It” feature for Android 2.2, a new set of voice commands that allow you to perform more actions such as sending text messages, emails, calling businesses, and leaving notes.

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Review: Wiebetech ToughTech Mini-Q Hard Drive

The TouchTech Mini-Q is a metallic, bulky, and heavy hard drive unit.  It’s an external hard drive unit that has dual FireWire 800 ports, one eSATA/USB 2.0 port, 128-bit AES encryption, heavy duty metal case, and a removable drive tray.  It supports Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Vista, OS X, and Linux.

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Review: The Adesso iMouse T1

Today we’ll be looking at the Adesso iMouse T1, a wired optical USB trackball mouse.  As a programmer, I’m in front of the computer for multiple hours every day, which means ergonomics is highly important for me.  The iMouse T1 is marketed as an ergonomically designed trackball mouse featuring a scrolling wheel and a large detachable ball.  Coming in at 0.4lbs, the iMouse T1 has two buttons, a detachable optical trackball, and a scroll wheel.

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Review: DriveReply Offers Solution to Texting While Driving

App Reviewed By: Stephen Hewitt

UPDATE: The comments posted for this review are suspicious and we believe are comments made by employees of the maker of DriveReply (more than one user has posted a reply from the same IP address), please take that into consideration if you read the comments.

Using your phone while driving is dangerous.  At least that’s the message we’re getting from an increasing number of states within the US and countries worldwide.  In the UK, using your phone whilst driving has been a driving offense for some time with on the spot fines now issued if caught.

DriveReply by Iconosys Inc is an essential Android app if you’re a high volume texter/caller and drive a lot.

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Unboxing the Adesso iMouse T1

I received the iMouse T1, an optical USB trackball mouse by Adesso.  I’m going to give it a try for a few days and report back what I think of it.  In the meantime, here’s a quick unboxing video: