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

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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

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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 […]

Google+ Brings Snapseed to Online Photo Editing via Chrome

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Google recently bought Snapseed, one of our favorite photo editors, and this week added the features from Snapseed into their Google+ online photo editing interface. When Google+ bought Snapseed, some of us worried that we’d never see it again. Instead, Google maintained the app in the Apple App Store and in the Google Play Store for […]

iOS 7: When Should I Upgrade my iPad or iPhone?

Owners of older iPad models won't get the full iOS 7 update.

September 18 is release date for iOS 7 and everyone’s iPhone or iPad will look different after updating, but when should we update? Some users should hit install the moment it shows up as an over-the-air download on an iPad or iPhone. For some It’s not that simple. Different kinds of users need different things. Let’s […]

iTunes 11.1 Makes Arranging iPhone Apps Easier in OS X Mavericks

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Apple released Apple OSX 10.9 Mavericks developer preview 8, a new beta that comes with iTunes 11.1. The new iTunes 11.1b110 (110)  includes a much-needed new feature in the iOS device app management screen. The new layout lets users more easily move app icons around their iPhone or iPad home screens. iTunes 11.1 keeps the […]

4 Reasons Apple Needs an iPad mini 2 with a Retina Display

This gold iPad mini 2 looks very nice.

If Apple releases a gold iPad mini 2 with a fingerprint reader, but no Retina display, then they don’t understand what customers want most in a new iPad mini 2. A gold iPad mini 2, like the one created in the image below in a third-party render, might look as cool as the gold iPhone […]

HTC Sync Manager: How to Transfer iPhone Data to HTC One

Check out our Verizon HTC One user guide to get started with your new HTC One.

It’s clear from the form factor and the ability to transfer data from an iPhone to the HTC One that HTC created their all metal Android handset with iPhone users in mind. We want to show how easy it is to transfer content from an iPhone to an HTC One using the HTC Sync Manager […]