iPad Air and iMovie Make for Easy Shooting and Editing Video

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I took the new iPad Air out for a video shoot and then edited the resulting shots in iMovie on the new tablet. The refresh in the video and processor chips boosted the iPad’s speed, and makes the lighter and thinner iPad Air a useful video creation solution on the go for very simple projects. […]

Google Play Music Thinks Preachers Like Filthy Lyrics

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The new Google Play Music app added a cool feature, that is cool in theory. There’s a new “I’m feeling lucky radio” link at the top of the main page. The app intends to help users find some music to stream based on their listening habits. The Music app on iOS offers a similar feature […]

Empires II: What Would You Risk for World Conquest, iPad Review

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Empires II: What Would You Risk for World Conquest gives players the chance to dominate the world, at least on their iPad, with this fun strategy game that reminds us of Risk or Axis and Allies. This fun turn-by-turn strategy game puts the player in charge of an army from one of the major world powers. […]

iPad Air Smart Cover Review

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The new iPad Air launched today and with it came a few accessories like the iPad Air Smart Cover. It looks a lot like the earlier models and the design mimics the iPad mini smart cover exactly, with a larger size to fit the bigger iPad Air. We opened the light blue iPad Air Smart […]

iPad Air Unboxing Video

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Apple released their new iPad Air, the fifth generation of the company’s popular tablet, and we picked one up at 8:00 a.m. at the Best Buy nearby. The new iPad boasts a much lighter and a little smaller hardware design than the iPad 4th gen. In fact a few people we asked agreed that the […]

iPad Air at Best Buy: Buying Experience and Availability

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Almost every year I trek down to my local Best Buy store in Hickory, NC to buy an iPad. I skipped the iPad 4 and ordered the first iPad online, but I picked up the iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad mini and now iPad Air all at Best Buy. While many people don’t like shopping […]

Moshi REfresh Offers Deal for iPad Sellers, iPad Donations to Schools

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Moshi, the maker of one of our favorite iPad mini covers, the Moshi VersaCover Origami, announces REfresh, a program where they buy old iPads through Glyde.com and give them to a San Francisco public school. iPad sellers can go to Glyde and sell their iPad to Moshi and Moshi will take them, fix them up and […]

Should I Buy an iPad Air or Wait for iPad mini with Retina?

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On Friday, Nov. 1 Apple will release the first of two iPads, the iPad Air and the iPad mini with Retina display, also called the iPad mini 2. The iPad mini 2 with Retina display will not hit stores till later in November. So, should I buy an iPad Air this week or wait for […]

Snapdragon BatteryGuru Update Tells Users When to Charge

Get better Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One battery life with BatteryGuru.

The makers of Snapdragon BatteryGuru announced an update to their utility which helps users get more battery life out of their devices using Snapdragon processors. The update will actually tell users when they should plug in based on their usage. We reviewed BatteryGuru and found that it extended the battery life on a Samsung Galaxy […]

Apple the New Free Software Distributor

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Many consider Apple a premium brand company that sucks every single dime they can out of their customers, but at this year’s October Apple Keynote they announced a lot of free stuff. We get free apps and updates that they used to charge users for, even with new machines. So long as Apple’s move to free doesn’t […]

iPad Air Available at Best Buy on Release Day at 8 AM

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On Friday, November 1, Apple will release the new iPad Air at their stores, online, through many wireless carriers and at retail partners like Best Buy. We learned that Best Buy plans to open early next Friday and offer the new tablet to customers, much like they’ve done in the past. Here’s what you need […]

iWork Pages, Numbers and Keynote Update: First Look Review

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At the Apple Keynote this week, the team unveiled new hardware like the iPad Air, an iPad mini with a retina display, new MacBook Pros and a Mac Pro. Couched between all of those expensive devices, the company also finally updated the Mac iWork suite of office productivity apps, namely Pages, Numbers and Keynote. We downloaded […]

Apple By the Numbers October 2013 Edition

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Apple showed off some new devices from new MacBooks with Retina Displays for both the 13″ and 15″ models. They also re-announced the Mac Pro. Apple included in news of OSX Mavericks and updates to iLife and iWork. Finally, we learned about the new iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina Display. Before they took […]

iWork for iCloud Down, New Features Arriving Today

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Apple greeted users of iWork for iCloud who logged into the service this morning with a notice saying, “We’re updating Pages for iCloud!” Opening Numbers or Keynote showed the same error. The service lets users see the thumbnails of their documents, but when opening a document, the image below gets displayed. Could this notice mean […]

Apple Event Wish List: 5 Things We Want Today

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As Apple plans to announce some new tablets and possibly computers today at their iPad Announcement Event. We expect them to hopefully show off a new iPad mini 2 with Retina Display running a faster processor. Expect a new iPad 5 with a thinner form factor and more powerful processor as well. The larger iPad will […]

GreatShield LEGACY Series for iPhone 5s Others Review

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We like the GreatShield LEGACY Series for iPhone 5s because it’s a shock absorbing case with a kickstand on the back and a unique look. We get this all for a very low price. We tested out a couple of GreatShield’s LEGACY Series cases, including the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s version, as well as […]

AirCover Brings Security and Find My Phone to Android

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AirCover secures Android phones and tablets, protecting them from the increasing threat of malware. It also adds an Apple Find My Phone style of protection against theft or loss, and costs $20 per year. That’s a competitive subscription price in the growing Android security market. AirCover (free) compares favorably to Lookout Mobile, one of the most […]

iSpy Helicopter Review: Video Surveillance Controlled by iPhone or iPad

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The iSpy Helicopter flies using an iOS device as its controller while also shooting video. The helicopter comes with a small transmitter that plugs into the headphone port on an iOS device and transmits controls wirelessly. A micro-SD card slot records pictures and video while the user flies. It seems like it would entertain iPilots […]

Easy Controller-Control Center Adds the iOS 7 Feature to Android

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Many Android users may not like iOS 7 in general, but plenty of us love the new Control Center despite its security issues, so a developer quickly created a version for Android that works better than what Apple offers. Easy Controller-Control Center for Android slides up from the bottom of the screen and controls important settings […]