Gino Barletta covers Usher and Adele

One of my Twitter friends shared this video with me last week and it’s been on my mind ever since. I originally meant to share it here the following day but then we had the big Netflix news followed by the Facebook event and I just got bogged down. Plus I have all of those reviews to write.

So here goes. Gino Barletta (aka Gino Starr or gbstarr) performs his mashup of David Guetta and Ushers Without You with Adele‘s Someone Like You. I think it and his voice are absolutely brilliant. I hope to hear more from Gino. His is one of those voices just waiting to be discovered much like Jessie J.

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Zagg SmartBuds Review

For the Memorial Day holiday weekend, Zagg.com had a super sell. Just about everything in their store was 50% off or more. I am a big fan of Zagg’s InvisibleSHIELD screen protectors and ZaggWipes so I thought I would take advantage of their sale.

For whatever reason I didn’t order any InvisibleSHIELDs for my new iPhone or new iPad. Instead I purchased the Zagg Sparq 2.0 battery for Ryan’s Android phone. Its battery life is abysmal. I also picked up a pair of Zagg SmartBuds. I’m in the market for some good workout headphones that don’t cost the $350 my Klipsch Image X10i headphones cost and thought these would be a great alternative.

The normal retail price for the headphones is around $50 but the sale brought them down to $25.

Typically I only review products that I have purchased for myself and typically those products have been heavily researched before I make that purchase. Thus, most of my reviews are positive, glowing even. This is not one of those reviews.

If you learn one thing from this review it will be that the Zagg SmartBuds are perhaps the worst headphones I have ever purchased. Want to know why?

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