Pad & Quill Aria Case for iPad mini Simply Beautiful

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Few cases wow us, but the iPad & Quill Aria leather case for iPad mini is just jaw-dropping beautiful! Pad & Quill makes book bindery style cases for tablets and the MacBook Air, and they’re always very attractive and well made. However, upon opening this case, we couldn’t believe how nice it looked and felt. The Aria […]

Poetic SlimLine Case for Nexus 7 is Lean and Attractive

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Does it make sense to put an expensive case on a low-cost device like the Google Nexus 7 2nd generation tablet? We don’t think so, and that’s why we love the Poetic Nexus 7 case for the 2nd generation Nexus 7. While the Poetic SlimLine case doest cost a lot at a bit under $20, […]

AT&T Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 Review

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If users found the Galaxy Note phablet series to be unwieldy and an odd form factor, the Galaxy Mega is even more perplexing as it straddles the phablet and tablet computing categories. With a display size of 6.3 inches, the Mega, as reviewed on AT&T Mobility and forthcoming on Sprint in the U.S., offers the […]

Nexus 7 Review (2013)

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The new Nexus 7 for 2013 delivers a good Android tablet experience with a brilliant 1080P HD display, quick performance and a thinner, better looking design than last year’s model. The Nexus 7 (2013) arrived in July in WiFi, and the Nexus 7 LTE model should arrive soon, offering users the option of connecting on […]

iCloud beta Review: iOS 7 Aesthetics and New iWork Apps Arrive

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The new iCloud beta got a significant update recently, adding an iOS 7 style look to go with the iWork apps previously added when it first launched. This site replaces the former iWork that included Mail, Calendar, Contacts, Notes, Reminders and Find My iPhone. It’s still missing access to photos and videos from Photostream. A […]

New Nexus 7 Flaws: 5 Potential Dealbreakers

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While we love the new Nexus 7, we’ve got some complaints about it, including problems with apps and hardware issues. As an owner of the original Nexus 7 and someone who loved the tablet, the new Nexus 7 couldn’t come soon enough. With high hopes for the new tablet, the old Nexus 7 found a new […]

OUYA Review: Android Gaming Console

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The OUYA Game Console potentially gives Android gamers hours of fun on their TV instead of a phone or tablet. The system comes in a small package with an acceptable controller. We just want to see more titles before we recommend the OUYA to the average gaming enthusiasts. With the help of a serious 15-year old […]

Google ChromeCast Review: $35 Apple TV Alternative

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The Google ChromeCast is a small device that plugs into the HDMI port to bring webpages, YouTube, Netflix and more to a HDTV. The $35 ChromeCast connects to WiFi to turn any HDTV into a smart TV. Users “cast” to the ChromeCast with an iPhone, Android, Mac or Windows device to put web content on […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Rokform RokBed v3 Case Review

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A good rugged case like the Rokform RokBed v3 case goes a long way in protecting the Samsung Galaxy S4. Some people need more than a simple slide on or snap on case. They don’t need something like an Otterbox, because it’s overkill. The Rokform Rokbed v3 might fit that middle ground perfectly thanks to it’s […]

Nexus 7 Review: From Hero to Zero

Expect a Nexus 7 2 event live stream this morning.

The 2012 Nexus 7, the old Nexus 7, is riding off into the sunset. After a good year of life, Google has announced a new Nexus 7 that has already replaced the older model on the Google Play Store and will be replacing the original on the shelves of retailers across the country. I’ve owned […]

Nokia Lumia 1020 Review: The Camera Phone King

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After much hype and anticipation, Nokia introduced the Lumia 1020 with a lot of fanfare and enthusiasm, and the Windows Phone 8 device doesn’t disappoint. In the days surrounding the announcement of Nokia’s 41-megapixel camera phone, the company dominated the conversations on Twitter and framed the dialogue around a new experience with zoom on a […]

Deus Ex: The Fall Review: Lots of Fun but Buggy

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We gave Deus Ex: The Fall a test and found it potentially gives hours of fun, excellent game play and control. However, it suffers one horrible flaw: it crashes without warning at the worst possible times on some iPads. SQUARE ENIX gives players a futuristic first person shooter set in 2027. Humanity’s divided between ordinary […]

2013 Lincoln MKZ 2.0 EcoBoost AWD Review (Video)

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In the pantheon of new vehicle prices, the “as tested” price of the 2013 Lincoln MKZ that Ford provided for review is not really that expensive at $45,550. The MKZ is supposed to be the car the reboots the floundering Lincoln brand. It is designed to target luxury buyers who may not be interested in […]

ecbc Poseidon Messenger K7202 for MacBook Air Review

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Thanks to the battery life that users can get with the Apple MacBook Air, especially the latest models just released, we don’t recommend carrying it in a big computer bag. But the ecbc Poseidon Messenger K7202 for the MacBook Air or other ultrabooks will serve as a good case for those times when users need one. It protects the […]

The SEIDIO Vitreo Tempered Glass Screen Protector for Samsung Galaxy S4

SEIDIO Vitreo Tempered Glass Screen Protector for Samsung Galaxy S4

The SEIDIO Vitreo Tempered Glass Screen Protector for Samsung Galaxy S4 wins the honor of best screen protector for the Samsung Galaxy S4 we’ve seen, just as the iPhone 5 version held the same honor. The protector goes on easily and keeps a smart phone display safe from scratches and even some impact. The SEIDIO Vitreo Tempered […]

BatteryGuru Review: Better Battery Life for Galaxy S4, S3 & More

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Android phones notoriously suffer from poor battery life, but the utility Snapdragon BatteryGuru can help lengthen that battery life. The app promises to give users more time on a single charge. BatteryGuru does a great job of analyzing how a user works with features and apps on a Snapdragon-powered phone and sets up a recommended profile […]

AT&T Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Review

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This year, we’re beginning to see a trend where waterproof phones that fit the active lifestyle are coming with specs that are worthy of a flagship phone, and the Galaxy S4 Active from Samsung, an AT&T exclusive, is no different. Samsung is really diversifying the Galaxy S line, with the Galaxy S4 being the flagship […]

Samsung Galaxy S3 Wireless Charger Review

Wirelessly charge the Galaxy S3.

For $13 it’s easy to add wireless charging to the Samsung Galaxy S3 without the need to buy a new back or give up the ability to use cases. After doing some digging I found a $13 Samsung Galaxy S3 wireless charging receiver that snaps into place on the Samsung Galaxy S3 underneath the existing […]

Apple AirPort Extreme Packs Speed and Simplicity Into Elegant Package

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The Apple AirPort Extreme base station announced at the 2013 WWDC adds 802.11ac Wi-Fi and a new form factor that works with the refreshed MacBook Air, Apple’s only computer using the new Wi-Fi standard. Apple, Windows and Android devices (including the Samsung Galaxy S4) can connect to it. The new router looks great and simplifies home networking. We […]