Kensington CornerCase for iPad Air Fits Smart Cover Perfectly

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The Apple iPad Smart Cover got a slight redesign thanks to the smaller size of the new iPad Air, so people will need to get new backs to cover the naked iPad and Smart Cover combination. The Kensington CornerCase for iPad Air fits the new design well and works with the Smart Cover perfectly to […]

Clumsy Ninja for iPad: A Cute Game Ruined by In-app Purchases

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When a fun game like Clumsy Ninjas comes along it often grabs our fancy and becomes terribly addictive, but then later disappoints thanks to the terrible blight of in-app purchases. Clumsy Ninja could keep a casual gamer’s attention for hours, but the gamer will need to pay over and over for the fun. First, lets look at […]

StandScan Pro Mobile Lightbox Turns Phone Into Scanner

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StandScan Pro doesn’t seem like much until you scan a document or take a photo of a small object. Made of nothing more than lightweight cardboard and some LEDs hooked up to one of three power sources, the StandScan easily tucks into a computer bag or briefcase taking little space when broken down. StandScan folds […]

IN1Case Multi-tool Utility Case for iPhone 5s Review

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In the old days we carried a pocket knife. Then later multi-tools became popular. Now IN1case hopes the iPhone case will replace both of them with their IN1case Multi-tool Utility Case. It houses all the tools in a nice case with a kickstand that fits both the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s. This black slider […]

Adobe Photoshop Black Friday Deal Arrives for Just $10 a Month

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Adobe chose to offer its expensive Photoshop Photography Program, part of their Cloud Creative service. The Photography Program includes Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, Behance and online storage. Adobe lowered the normal price of $29.99/month to just $10/month for the next two weeks as a digital Black Friday deal for the powerful image editing and photo organization […]

Qualcomm Toq Coming Dec 2nd for $349.99

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Qualcomm jumped into a the smartwatch market announcing the release of their Qualcomm Toq smartwatch on December 2nd. This space started heating up this fall with rumors of watches coming from Google and Apple, with what everyone’s calling the iWatch now. Other companies already offer a smartwatch, including the Samsung Galaxy Gear, which only works […]

Staad Backpack from WaterField Designs Review

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The Staad Backpack from WaterField Designs looks great and feels comfortable while wearing it, even with a load stored inside. The style of this computer backpack reminds one of something worn by an old west courier during the 1800s frontier days. The bag offers a lot of room and comes in two sizes. WaterField Designs created […]

Nexus 7 (2013) Android 4.4 KitKat First Impressions

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Google started updating the Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 tablets this week with Android 4.4 KitKat. I found a way to get it manually. Now that I’ve seen Android 4.4 KitKat on Google Nexus 7 2013 edition, I wanted to share a few first impressions with readers. Here’s what I see after only a day’s usage including […]

LG G Flex’s Curved Design Not the Most Exciting Feature

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The LG G Flex wowed the tech community with its curved design. But a more interesting feature for daily use might come on the back of the phone, according to a video posted on the LG YouTube channel. LG describes the back plate as “self-healing,” which means that when a user scratches the back of […]

Apple iPad mini with Retina Display Shipping Date Moved Up

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First, Amazon pushed up the shipping date on the Microsoft Xbox One from next January to the Day One launch of November 22nd. Now Apple has pulled a similar move: it advanced the Apple Pad mini with Retina Display that I ordered from Nov. 26-Dec. 5 to Nov. 21 or Nov. 19 (depending on whether […]

How to Get the Nexus 7 (2013) Android 4.4 KitKat Update Right Now

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The update to Android 4.4 KitKat will likely hit the Nexus 7 tablet for most users over the next week, but those of us who are a little impatient can now install the update manually using a computer connected to the tablet via USB. People not willing to open a Terminal or Command Prompt window […]

Xbox One Release Date Delivery, Day One Upgrades Arrive from Amazon

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Amazon is upgrading Xbox One pre-orders to the special Day One Edition with an even better upgrade, delivery on the Xbox One Release date. Like many I ordered an Xbox One at Amazon and, due to my late order, Amazon notified me that it would ship around January 2nd. I didn’t expect to get the Day […]

Supertooth Freedom Wireless Bluetooth Headset

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Finding a comfortable, nice sounding wireless Bluetooth headset takes some searching, but we think we’ve found the one we like from Supertooth. The Supertooth Freedom Wireless Bluetooth Headset sounds good, fits comfortably even after hours of use, and connects easily, especially to a Bluetooth device with NFC. The award-winning Supertooth Freedom Wireless Bluetooth Headset (139 Euros/$186 US) is […]

Google Voice Turning Off Obihai and Other External Services

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Google Voice works great as a free or extremely low-cost VOIP solution, and many use it as their primary telephone service thanks to devices like the one from OBihai Technology that we reviewed a while back. Google set a date when they will turn off XMPP service. XMPP service makes it possible for some apps and other […]

Ultimate Arkanoid: Simple, Fun Breakout Clone with One Big Flaw

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Gamers who enjoy the simple fun of the old Atari Breakout game will enjoy Ultimate Arkanoid. The app runs on both the Apple iPhone and iPad with simple retro style graphics for hours of mind numbing fun. Unfortunately, it also comes with a flaw. Breakout helped millions of kids and adults alike waste hours as […]

Cel-Fi Smart Signal Booster Review

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Wireless customers often experience poor signal quality and the Cel-Fi Smart Signal Booster might fix this. A Window Unit sits in a area with a good connection and sends the signal from the Window Unit to a second unit to spread coverage in low coverage areas. Can this system improve 3G signal service in a […]

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 […]