ARCHOS Challenging Premium Android Tablet Makers with 3 New Devices

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ARCHOS wants to get away from their reputation as a “budget” Android tablet maker. They took their shot at the pivot when they released 3 new white devices this week intended to try to go “head to head” with premium Android tablet makers like the Google Nexus line and Samsung’s Galaxy line of Android devices. […]

Narrative Clip Wearable Camera Available Nov 1 for $279

Narrative Clip Camera in three colors

Previously called Memoto, the Narrative Clip wearable camera will become available starting November 1st at a steep price of $279. The company announced their new name, release date and price today along with news of $3 Million in funding. They describe the Narrative Clip as a “tiny, automatic camera and app that gives you a […]

Phiaton PS 210 BTNC Bluetooth Headphones: Unobtrusive, Amazing Sound

Phiaton PS 210 BTNC Bluetooth eartbuds

We love the Phiaton PS 210 BTNC Bluetooth noise cancelling headphones. They sound great with active noise cancelling built-in and they worked well with every device we tried, offering easy connections, a consistent connection and long range. They even look cool and feel comfortable despite the large earbud housing. The Phiaton PS 210 BTNC earbuds […]

5 Quick Ways to Mute the HTC One

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People who’ve used a Samsung Galaxy S4 or an iPhone might miss the quick and simple ways to silence those phones now if they switch to using the HTC One. Here are some quick tips that mute the HTC One quickly. The Galaxy S4 offers a quick mute function in two locations. The user can […]

StandScan Turns Smartphone into a Scanner

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People use their smartphones to take snaps of documents and boardroom or classroom whiteboards treating the phone like a scanner. StandScan wants to help users produce better quality document “scans” or 3D object scans with their portable fold-up light box used to get perfect shots of documents, photos or even small objects. The $29.95 StandScan folds […]

Apple Seeds OS X 10.9 Mavericks Gold Master, Final Release Soon

OS X Mavericks GM seed now available

Apple seeded the OS X 10.9 Mavericks Gold Master to developers signaling that the final release of the new Mac operating system will likely ship within a week or two, hitting the rumored “sometime in October” deadline. Apple also shipped an update to iTunes, along with the Gold Master, bringing it to iTunes 11.1.1 (11). The iTunes […]

Hulu Plus iOS App Adds Support for Google Chromecast

The ChromeCast is small and surprisingly useful.

Hulu Plus lets you use the iOS app to get access to the online video streaming site, and offers up recently aired television shows and some older shows and movies. It now works with the Google Chromecast, a streaming device released earlier this year by Google. Android users can already use Hulu Plus on their devices […]

How to Replace a Home Phone with an iPhone 5s or Galaxy Note 3

The Verizon HTC One release date may be August 1st.

Anyone who is still tied to a landline, paying a phone company a lot of money for the privilege of using copper wires, should replace a home phone with an iPhone 5s. Or they could move to one of the other great phones that came out recently (or will come out soon), like the Moto […]

Apple TV Adds Disney Junior and MLS. Here’s How to Hide Them

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Apple TV received its special version of the iOS 7 update designed for Apple TV’s interface and the set-top box now sports two new channel options. Apple TV users can load up the Disney Junior channel and the MLS or Major League Soccer channel. These new additions continue the aggressive improvements that Apple started earlier this year when two […]

Two Reasons I Use Both an Android Phone and an iPad

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A lot of mobile device users pick one OS ecosystem and use a compatible phone and tablet so they can buy apps once and learn just one OS. However, I use an Android phone and an iPad tablet… and love both platforms. I don’t plan to give either one up just to use a single mobile […]

Minisuit Mobile Bluetooth Keyboard for New Nexus 7 Review

minisuit mobile bluetooth keyboard for nexus 7

The Minisuit Mobile Bluetooth Keyboard for the new Nexus 7 fits the tablet perfectly, covering the screen and matching the style of the new Nexus 7′s back with a similar outer shell. The faux aluminum material gives it a feeling of quality at a budget price. Yet, we can’t recommend it for all-day everyday typing […]

MLB Will Use iOS 7 iBeacons for Customized Fan Experience

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The MLB At Bat app for iOS 7 plans to integrate the new iOS 7 iBeacon feature into the app so baseball fans can enjoy a special customized fan experience when they attend a game. When fans attend a game, they will get special features thanks to the new wireless technology. With iBeacons, iOS 7 […]

Phiaton Bridge MS 500 Headphones Sound Good But Don’t Feel Good

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We’re not fans of over the ear headphones, but the Phiaton Bridge MS 500 Headphones almost won us over when we first plugged them into the jack on the phone and started listening to some music. They sound great and felt comfortable thanks to the nicely padded cans. However, like almost every pair of mid […]

Minisuit Bluetooth Keyboard Case for New Nexus 7 Review

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The new Nexus 7 packs a lot into its 7-inch form factor, including a decent onscreen keyboard, but typing on a touch screen can frustrate the most dexterous among us. Minisuit tries to solve this problem with the Minisuit Bluetooth Keyboard Case for New Nexus 7. We included this keyboard in our list of 12 […]

Roku Wants to Match Chromecast Mobile Casting to TV Sets

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Roku CEO Anthony Wood told those on hand at Next TV Summit in San Francisco this week that his company plans to add DIAL support. DIAL is the protocol behind Google Chromecast’s ability to stream content launched on a tablet, smart phone or computer running the Chrome browser. The feature will show up soon in Roku […]

Minisuit BluBoard Universal Bluetooth QWERTY Keyboard Review

BluBoard Bluetooth Keyboard

Tablet owners increasingly use their Android tablets or iPads for writing, and the Minisuit BluBoard Bluetooth QWERTY Keyboard offers a nice solution at a good price. Users will enjoy a large regular sized keyboard that feels good while typing as they work with their tablet. Unlike other keyboards, the Minisuit BluBoard Bluetooth QWERTY Keyboard ($39.95) doesn’t work […]

Amazon Instant Video App for iPad Now with AirPlay

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The Amazon Instant Video App for iPad now supports AirPlay for its video content. Users can engage AirPlay in iOS 6 and earlier using the typical method of double pressing the home button to open the control panel along the bottom of the screen. Swipe to the right and tap on the AirPlay icon to show […]

Wren V5AP AirPlay Speaker: Great Sound but Needs Update

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The Wren V5AP AirPlay Speaker looks attractive and pushes great sound, but the company made the unfortunate choice of shipping it with the old 30-pin Apple dock connector. When someone pays $400 for a speaker alone, they shouldn’t need a $20 adapter to set it up. Despite that we really liked the speaker. Here’s what […]

10 Great iPhone 5c Cases

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The iPhone 5c’s release means plenty of buyers will need a case to cover their colorful new lower priced iPhone from Apple. The new iPhone 5c comes in many bright colors. It doesn’t include the same higher powered processor or memory that Apple put in the iPhone 5s or the new camera. Users also won’t get a […]

Apple iPhone 5s vs. iPhone 5c Drop Test Videos Arrive

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As soon as Apple releases an iPhone some crazy people start dropping the thing on purpose. An iPhone 5s vs. iPhone 5c drop test already hit YouTube along with some scratch test videos showing that the iPhone 5c may not hold up as well to pavement as the iPhone 5s, though it does hold up better than […]