Moshi Versacover for Still Better than Apple Smartcase

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Our favorite iPad mini case comes from Moshi and costs less than Apple’s thin and lightweight Apple Smart Case, while working better than the Apple offering. The Moshi VersaCover does everything the Smart Case does, but adds a nice trick with a folding cover that sets up the iPad in more angles than the Apple […]

UberBuds Bluetooth Earbuds Great for Outdoors but Weak Connection

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The UberBuds from Musemini sound decent and work better outdoors than most stereo Bluetooth earbuds, but suffer from a poor Bluetooth connection. We tested them out and enjoyed using them, except when the connection intermittently drops out. We’ve tested a few sets of Bluetooth earbuds and had hopes that the UberBuds would compare well to […]

TYLT RUGGD Case for iPad Air

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The rugged iPad case market heated up in the last year with plenty of contenders trying to dethrone Otterbox, the king of the extreme environment protection cases. We present the next contender: the TYLT RUGGD case for iPad Air. This shock proof case promises to keep the new iPad Air safe while adding little bulk […]

How to Use Google Cloud Print from Android, iPhone or iPad

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Sometimes mobile phone or tablet users want to print documents, photos or PDF files from their device. Google created Google Cloud Print, which makes the process simple, so long as the user works inside Chrome or an app the supports Google Cloud Print. Google Cloud Print routes the print command from Chrome or a supported […]

Motrr Galileo for iPhone Helps Create Amazing Spherical Images

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When iPhone users take 360-degree or panoramic photos with their iPhones, they can get some nice results, but not as nice as they can with the Motrr Galileo for iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c, as well as earlier models. The device, which got its start as a Kickstarter project, automates the process of taking multiple […]

10 Great Gadget Stocking Stuffers

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As the Christmas fast approaches, we want to offer some advice for a few gadget stocking stuffers to put on the buying list. Both tech and non-tech oriented gift recipients will enjoy pulling these out of their stocking this year. We focus on smaller items that will fit in a stocking, but also will fit in […]

Mobile Home Brings Siri to Auto Hands Free Systems

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Using Siri through a car’s hands free Bluetooth system only works well with cars that support it. Enter the Mobile Home, not a cheap trailer house susceptible to high winds, but a device that connects to an iPhone via Bluetooth that adds Siri functionality to a car’s hands free system. Car owners can buy aftermarket […]

How to Use AirPlay with the iPhone and iPad

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AirPlay revolutionized how Apple users present graphics, slide shows and watch video. The feature in iOS works with an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad connected to the same Wi-Fi network as an Apple TV. AirPlay also works with newer Macs. Using third-party software, older Macs can stream their screens to an Apple TV. One utility […]

SugarSync Cutting Off Free Users Feb 8

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After a nice run as the go-to file syncing service for many users, free-loading SugarSync customers must pay up or get out starting February 8, 2014. The service sent out an email to customers yesterday stating that on that date, SugarSync will end their free service. That means people who don’t want to pay will […]

Reclouder an Awesome iPhone Recorder with Expensive In-App Purchases

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I use my iPhone or Android phone to record audio notes and to keep mileage records. Reclouder became my goto app for this purpose on my iPhone because it backs up audio recordings to iCloud and comes with a simple interface that lets me start recording quickly. Unfortunately, the app requires some in-app purchases to get […]

iHome iDL100 Triple Charging Dock with Lightning Connectors Review

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We took the opportunity to take another look of the refreshed version of iHome’s nice dock called the iHome iDL100 Triple Charging Dock, an upgrade over the iDL45 that we reviewed earlier. iHome makes nice charging and audio accessories, first for Apple products, but now for other devices. We reviewed the iHome iDL45 Dual Charging […]

Apple Siri Dock Patent Would Pit Siri Against Xbox One

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Apple, who seems to patent every idea their engineers think about, applied for an Apple Siri dock patent that would potentially bring Siri to the living room through a device called a “smart dock”. The dock would continuously listen for a user’s voice commands, like the Xbox Kinect that comes with the new Xbox One. […]

Plantronics BackBeat Go 2 Wireless Earbuds Review

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Bluetooth headsets provide convenience but often at the cost of sound quality. The refreshed Plantronics BackBeat Go 2 Wireless Earbuds give users both quality and convenience in a comfortable and useful set of earbuds. In our review of the original version of these earbuds our editor called them a great accessory for iPad and tablet […]

Amazon Offers 50GB of Storage Free with Some Android Phones

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Amazon is offering a holiday deal for anyone buying Android phones. They’re offering Amazon Cloud Drive storage. That normally gives users 5GB of free storage to anyone who signs up for an Amazon account, but they’ll bump that total to 50GB for one year after customers buy a qualifying Android phone. Users can download a […]

Applebees Embraces Presto Tablets for Ordering and Entertainment

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Applebees restaurants will start to use tablets as a tool for ordering some wings, a steak and those awesome blonde brownies in 2014 when they install 100,000 Presto Tablets in restaurants. Diners can also pay their check, play some games and then post it all to Facebook using the tablets. Customers can use the Presto […]

Nexus 10: 3 Reasons ChromeOS Makes Sense

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With refreshes for the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7, the tablet world awaits a new Nexus 10 tablet, especially after Apple slimmed down the iPad Air. Pundits at GigaOm and Pocketables suggested that Google should refresh the Nexus 10 and use ChromeOS. It sounds crazy, but putting ChromeOS on a tablet makes a lot of sense for a three […]

Kensington KeyFolio Pro for iPad Air Review

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The Kensington KeyFolio Pro for iPad Air updated the former KeyFolio Pro for iPad to make it fit the new size and thickness of the smaller lighter iPad Air released last month from Apple. We wanted to find out if the keyboard case could keep up its strengths to make it as compelling a keyboard […]

How to Use iTunes Radio

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When Apple released iTunes Radio earlier this year, they brought streaming music to iOS and iTunes users. iTunes Radio competes with Rdio, Spotify, Pandora and Google Play All Access Music. While each of those offers a free version, they also let users pay a monthly fee to get ad-free music. Apple’s iTunes Radio comes with […]

5 Technologies That Inspire Thanksgiving

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As the United States pauses before the sprint towards the holidays, here’s a list of the five technologies that inspired a strong sense of thanksgiving this year. These five things stand out this year because they changed the way I work, live or play. All of these things became nearly indispensable in a first-world way. None […]