Kenu AirFrame+ Review

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Accessory maker Kenu released the Airframe+, a new car mount for the largest smartphones that should please Galaxy Note 3 and LG 3 owners.  In this Airframe+ review, I will explain why this new accessory is replacing the original Airframe car mount in my own SUV and why I recommend it over more complex and expensive […]

Can the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Really Replace Your Laptop?

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Microsoft released the latest in their Surface line recently with the best one yet, the Microsoft Surface Pro 3, advertising the 12-inch tablet as “the tablet that can replace your laptop.” But can it really? After using the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 as a primary laptop it replaced a clunky Windows 8.1 Toshiba laptop at work and […]

Huawei Ascend Mate2 4G: a Low-cost Phablet with Stunning Battery Life

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Seldom does one single feature on a smartphone shock a person. But the battery life on the Huawei Ascend Mate2 4G 6.1-inch phablet, a whole four-day plus days, will grab anyone’s attention. Add a great off-contract price, a Corning Gorilla Glass screen and solid construction, and we’ve got a phone that demands attention even if it comes from a company with […]

Ultimate iPhone Driving App Easily Shares Your ETA

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Texting and driving is illegal in most states, but what if you need to tell someone your ETA based on your location? Thankfully, there’s an app for that. OMW is an app available on iPhone, and it received a generous update this week, allowing users to set favorite destinations and keep recent destinations near the […]

Ford F-150 Truck Apps Video

Ford Truck apps include off-road and trailer apps.

The F-150 Truck apps offer fast access to off-road information and a trailer app that simplifies hauling multiple trailers. During our 2014 F-150 Tremor review we spent time checking out the For F-150 Truck apps that are on the popular F-150 line of trucks. If you haul a trailer on a regular basis, you’ll appreciate […]

Ultimate iPhone App for Quick Note Taking

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If you’re looking for an iPhone app for quick note taking, there are plenty of fish in the sea, but none quite stand out the way Drafts does. There are a ton of note-taking apps that you can get for your iPhone, including Simplenote, Evernote, OneNote, Notability, Vesper,  etc. The list goes on for miles. […]

iOS 7.1.2 Review: Two Weeks Later

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Two weeks ago, Apple released its latest iOS 7 update dubbed iOS 7.1.2. The update is a small update aimed at squashing bugs and making the iOS 7.1 firmware more reliable. In the past two weeks though, we’ve heard about a series of iOS 7.1.2 problems afflecting iPhone and iPad owners including bad battery life. […]

Samsung Gear Live vs Samsung Gear 2 Smartwatch Comparison

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Samsung’s Samsung Gear Live is their fourth attempt at a smartwatch. They put out one of the earliest models when they released the Samsung Galaxy Gear last year and the Samsung Gear 2 earlier this year. The Samsung Gear Live looks a lot like the Samsung Gear 2. Many will think of the Gear Live as an upgrade […]

Galaxy S5 Review

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After spending months with a Samsung Galaxy S5 review device, it is clear that the new Samsung smartphone offers enough to compete with the iPhone 5s, but it is not a perfect experience. In this Samsung Galaxy S5 review I’ll explain why you should buy the Galaxy S5 and what to know before you do. I […]

iOS 7.1.2 on iPad 3 Review

Read our iOS 7.1.2 review to see how this small update performs on the iPad 3.

The iOS 7.1.2 update is a small, but handy free update that arrived on the iPad 3 in early July. This is the first update since the iOS 8 announcement and it focuses on bug fixes and security updates. After a number of users reported growing iOS 7.1.2 problems, some users decided to hold off on installing […]

Nexus 5 Android 4.4.4 KitKat Update Review: Two Weeks Later

The Nexus 5 camera is improved with the Android 4.4.2 update.

Last month, Google rolled out two Android 4.4 KitKat updates to the Nexus 5 including a Nexus 5 Android 4.4.3 KitKat update and an Android 4.4.4 KitKat update. We’ve been using the latter on the Nexus 5 for two weeks and with Android 4.4.4 KitKat problems swirling, we want to take another look at how […]

Samsung Gear Live: Hands-on with Android Wear

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Earlier this year Google announced a brand new operating system and platform for wearable devices like a smartwatch called Android Wear. After a few months of waiting the first two smartwatches running Android Wear were officially announced last month at Google I/O, and are now for sale directly by Google. Samsung is no stranger to […]

iOS 7.1.2 on iPad mini with Retina Review

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Last week, Apple rolled out a brand new iOS 7.1 update in the form of iOS 7.1.2, a small bug fix update aimed at alleviating iOS 7.1 problems. Of course, small incremental updates like iOS 7.1.2 have been known to deliver problems of their own and that’s why we want to take another look at […]

iOS 7.1.2 on iPad Air Review

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A week ago, Apple released its latest iOS 7 update in the form of iOS 7.1.2, a small fix update aimed at fixing iOS 7.1 problems. While small, these bug fix updates often bring more trouble than they’re worth. After spending a week with the new iOS 7.1.2 update, we want to take a look […]

iOS 7.1.2 on iPhone 5s Review

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Apple rolled out its latest iOS 7 update last week, dubbed iOS 7.1.2, and it fixes a couple of minor problems as well as improves overall performance a bit. Most notably, the update fixes a big security flaw with email attachments in the Mail app where attachments weren’t properly encrypted in the past. The update also improves […]

iOS 7.1.2 on iPhone 5 Review

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Earlier this week, Apple rolled out its latest iOS 7 update, iOS 7.1.2. iOS 7.1.2 is a minor bug fix update but as iPhone and iPad owners know, these bug fix updates often bring more trouble than they’re worth. After spending a week with the new iOS 7.1 update, we want to take a look […]

VertDesk Review: A Standing Desk on a Budget

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Adjustable standing desks can cost thousands of dollars, but they don’t have to. The VertDesk is a motor-adjustable standing desk aimed at budget-minded consumers. But does it stand up to the rest of competition? The VertDesk is made by a company called Beyond the Office Door, which specializes in desks, office chairs and a variety […]

iOS 7.1.2 on iPhone 5s: Impressions and Performance

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Apple has released its second update under the iOS 7.1 name, and it includes a few fixes and improvements to a few things on iPhones and iPads. Most notably, the update fixes a big security flaw with email attachments in the Mail app where attachments weren’t properly encrypted in the past. The update also improves iBeacon […]

iOS 7.1.2 on iPad mini with Retina: Impressions and Performance

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This morning, Apple released its new iOS 7.1.2 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, another update to the iOS 7.1 update that it rolled out back in March. After spending some time with the new iOS 7.1.2 update on the iPad mini with Retina Display, Apple’s current 7.9-inch iPad, we want to offer our impressions […]

iOS 7.1.2 on iPad Air: Impressions and Performance

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Earlier today, Apple released iOS 7.1.2 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, its latest update to iOS 7.1, the update that it rolled out back in March. After spending some time with the new iOS 7.1.2 update on the iPad Air, Apple’s current 9.7-inch iPad, we want to offer our impressions and a look at […]