#Review: Cord2Go Retractable, Portable Charge Cord | #SkivaTech #Cord2Go


A note prior to the body of this review: My most sincere apologies to the company for my lack of timeliness in having this review published. A subsequent post to follow will future explain, for those interested in knowing where I’ve been.


For review, I was send the cord to go retractable USB lightning charging cable, for iPhone 5 and above. While I generally do not review items that don’t work with devices I have, there was a mix up and I was sent an item incomparable with any of my devices. I’ve enjoyed all the products I’ve reviewed from this company, so I figured this product wouldn’t disappoint.


I was excited to receive this product, as it is just what I wanted for for using in conjunction with my portable charger. The size of this cord makes it much more convenient for storing in my purse. Unfortunately, it will not be for me. I thought about giving away this cord, but have decided to keep it on hand for friends who need the new generation cord/ for when I might finally upgrade my phone this coming year.


Overall, I quite like this product and am rather bummer that they don’t make one compatible with the first generation chargers! I would buy one for myself and a couple as gifts. Of course, I do have plenty of friends who are with the times. Unlike myself, my sister and a couple friends who still have iPhone 4s’s. If you’re in the market for a small, easily portable charging cord, I would highly recommend checking out this one.

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Stop the Spread of #UnprotectedText with Gazelle!

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Pre-Owned is Still Pretty Awesome!

I’ve never broken a screen on my cell phone before (thank goodness!), but I certainly know plenty of people who have! In fact, just the other week, my boyfriend was hiking with a friend and broke his phone screen. He had it in his back pocket when we sat on a particularly sharp rock, CRACK! But like many others, he’s continuing to use it with the broken screen…

But that’s where Gazelle comes in! Stop participating in unprotected text, don’t risk your fingers! Join Gazelle in their Stop the Spread of #unprotectedtext campaign*. To celebrate, Gazelle is giving you the opportunity to bare your soul on their Facebook page and win an iPhone or iPad (without a cracked screen!)

Win a iPhone or iPad!
In 50 words or less, share your story about how you broke your phone and why you continued to use it*. Be sure to use hashtag #unprotectedtext and @Gazelle in your social post.
When you post, you’ll be automatically entered to win a Gazelle Certified pre-owned iPhone or iPad.


Want to save your screen before it breaks?

Check out this review I wrote for intelliGLASS HD Glass Screen Protector. I’m also giving one away until 6/18/2015, be sure to enter to win before then!

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#Giveaway Event: Amazon Fire Phone (ARV $449) | Ends 6/25


Welcome to the Amazon Fire Phone Giveaway! I’ve been a fan of Amazon Fire products for a while now, so I thought I would share with you all this giveaway for the chance to win a Fire Phone! I know I wouldn’t mind owning one myself. I like my iPhone, but I wouldn’t mind giving another OS a try. But I’m not entering this giveaway, so you all have to do so, and win! Good luck!

Hosted By: My Silly Little Gang and Deliciously Savvy

Co-Hosted By: Mom ‘N Daughter Savings and Miki’s Hope

PLUS a Big Thank You to all blogs promoting this fabulous giveaway! Thank You!

Here is a fabulous giveaway that I’m sure you’re going to want to enter, I am giving away an Amazon Fire 32GB Unlocked GSM phone (ARV $449.00) to one lucky winner!

Read below to learn a little more about the product.

  • 2.2GHz quad-core processor and 2GB RAM for ultra-fast app launch times and smooth multi-tasking
  • Bright 4.7″ HD display
  • 13 MP camera with optical image stabilization, HDR, and LED flash
  • Includes unlimited free cloud storage for photos taken with Fire phone
  • Amazon-exclusive features: Firefly, Mayday, Dynamic Perspective
  • Over 33 million movies, TV shows, songs, books, apps, and more
  • U.S. compatibility: All GSM networks including AT&T, T-Mobile, and more. Not compatible with CDMA networks such as Verizon and Sprint.

The Amazon Fire Phone offers:

Ultra-fast launch and load times: A 2.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor, combined with 2GB of RAM, enables faster app launch times, quicker website load times, and smoother multi-tasking.

Fast, fluid graphics: An Adreno 330 graphics processor delivers the performance and fluidity needed for immersive gaming, video, and more.

High-speed data and voice support: Fire phone features nine bands of 4G-LTE, four bands of GSM, five bands of UMTS for better voice coverage, faster data speeds, and international roaming, plus 802.11ac support, Wi-Fi channel bonding, NFC and Bluetooth LE support.

Better viewing indoors and out: Fire phone’s 4.7″ HD display features dynamic image contrast, a wide viewing angle, circular polarizer, and an ultra-bright display at 590 nits, making it easy to see in all lighting conditions, indoors and out.

Uncompromised battery life: With advanced power management technology, Fire phone delivers up to 285 hours of standby time, up to 22 hours of talk time, up to 65 hours of audio playback, and up to 11 hours of video playback.

Dynamic Perspective sensor system: Dynamic Perspective uses four ultra-low power specialized cameras, plus four infrared LEDs for invisible illumination, real-time computer vision algorithms, and a custom graphics engine rendering at 60 fps.

Details: This giveaway will run through 6/25 at 11:59 pm Eastern Time and is open to US residents ages 18+. Winner is subject to eligibility verification and will have 24 hours to confirm before a new winner will be drawn. For any questions or concerns please email silvie@mysillylittlegang.com (please consider adding this email to your “Safe List” as the winning email notification will be sent from this email.) Please refer to the full terms and conditions in the Giveaway Tools. Thank You for stopping by!

Good Luck!

Disclosure: Silvie at My Silly Little Gang did not receive any compensation in any way for this giveaway. Thank you for stopping by!

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Buying a New Phone with Gazelle


If you’re in the market for a new phone, Gazelle* is the place you need to go for all the best “like-new” phones without the high prices. Gazelle puts all their phones through inspections to make sure your device is fully functioning. But if forever reason you aren’t satisfied, they have a 30-day risk-free return policy. 

I’ve been hearing about Gazelle for years on TV, but never got around to checking them out for myself. I was surprised to see that they have such a wide selection, such as certified pre-owned iPhones* and Samsung Galaxy’s (the phone I’m planning on updating to next year, assuming nothing I prefer comes along).

And be sure to also check out some of their great tips to help increase your phone’s survival rate*, so you won’t have to buy another new phone for a long time.


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