Jackie Cheng

The Kube2 review

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MP3 players are a dime a dozen these days.  MP3 playing functionality is practically built into every electronic device that we have - cell phones, handheld gaming systems, car stereo, computers, etc.  But sometimes you just want a simple and small MP3 player, and that's where The Kube2 by Ollo Technologies comes in. Inside the [...]

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, Reviews
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SONY DSC

I'm a heavy iPad user and always carry it around with me during meetings for when I need to pull up a document to show the employees.  Most of the time I just prop up the iPad and point to a chart.  The problem with that is that it leaves a whole bunch of ugly [...]

Posted in: Pocket Gear, Reviews, Styluses, Tablets, Ultra Portables
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SONY DSC

Many computer users these days have switched from using desktops to laptops.  Laptops are smaller, portable and provide the same functionality as desktops, but the problem with most laptops is that they have a smaller than desirable screen size.  I personally use both a 11" MacBook Air and a 15" Retina MacBook Pro.  But both [...]

Posted in: Laptops and Gear, Reviews
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Have too much stuff laying around on your desk?  Want a  small desk organizer that's stylish and functional?  The iStick Multifunction Desktop Organizer from Cyanics is the solution for all your desk organizational needs.  The iStick comes with a 3-port USB hub, card reader, memo pad box, mobile phone stand, name card box, cup holder, copy [...]

Posted in: Computer Gear, News
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Recently I purchased a fully-loaded Apple Macbook Pro with Retina display.  And since it costs $3,749, I decided it was best to get some form of case to protect my new laptop.  I was deciding between a plastic hard case, sleeve or some form of stick on protector.  I've seen those Zagg booths at the [...]

Posted in: Cases and Covers, Laptops and Gear, Reviews
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Modbook-Pro

Everyone loves Apple's Macbook Pro.  It's an awesome computer for artists and musicians to expand their creativity.  But haven't we always wished that Apple made a real OS X tablet?  Modbook Inc. (formally Axiotron) did just that with their new line of 2012 Modbook Pro tablets.  What Modbook Inc. does is take an actual 13.3" Macbook Pro [...]

Posted in: Laptops and Gear, News, Tablets, Ultra Portables
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Loop-Attachment-The-Mummy

Want to wrap your iPhone like a mummy?  Loop Attachment's The Mummy does just that but with silicone bandage straps.  It comes in a wide selection of colors: Neon green, red, graphite, magenta, powder blue, neon blue, orange, purple, black and white.  The back of The Mummy can also be used as a credit card [...]

Posted in: Cases and Covers, iOS, News, Wallets
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Hong Kong Trip Report

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Hong Kong is a wonderful place to visit.  It has yummy foods, interesting people, and some unique technologies that are different from the USA.  I was there for the past 3 weeks.  I was born there, and this trip was for both business and visiting relatives.  I thought I'd write up some of the highlights [...]

Posted in: Articles, Miscellaneous
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Adonit-Jot-Touch

There are hundreds of different type of styluses out there.  All of them seem to have a similar design where there's a simple capacitive tip on the end of a plastic or aluminum barrel.  Adonit just announced their new stylus called Jot Touch.  The Jot Touch is a pressure sensitive stylus for your iPad.  It [...]

Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, iOS, News, Styluses
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JuiceBuddy

There are two types of iPhone users: The ones that have multiple iPhone charging cords laying around everywhere and the ones that can never find their iPhone charging cord.  As for me, I have a charging cord in almost every room in the house.  But I do wish there was a simpler way of charging [...]

Posted in: iOS, News, Pocket Gear
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