Dyson DC44 Animal Cordless Vacuum Review

This is the second time I’ve given a Dyson vacuum a try, and the second time I’ve been let down. I was so excited to move into the world of lithium ion cordless vacuums and, for $300 on sale, I expected this thing to deliver, big time.

I knew what I was getting into in terms of battery life, and I wasn’t disappointed by that. It’s also quieter than I expected and comes with a tool for pretty much every job, plus it has a washable filter. Great great and great, but that’s really where the positives end.

So let’s get into the things I really wasn’t okay with at this price.

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Filco Majestouch and XArmor U9BL-S Review and Comparison

If you don’t know what a mechanical keyboard is, stop reading now; surely you won’t understand why anyone would spend upwards of $150 on something you can get at any local Wal-Mart for $9.99. Google “mechanical keyboard” and you’ll find a plethora of information to help you better understand the advantages. The truth is, there’s a pretty good chance you won’t appreciate a mech keyboard unless you’re a pretty big nerd. And I am.

So much so, in fact, that I had a pair of keyboards worth around $300 sitting next to each other just dying to go head to head: the Filco Majestouch 104 NKRO Cherry MX Brown and the XArmor U9BL-S (also Cherry MX Brown).

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