Computer Gear

Edifier_Luna_Eclipse_5

Among all the Bluetooth and desktop speakers I’ve reviewed, I’ve never tested both form factors in one speaker system. The Edifier e25 Luna Eclipse speakers combine the look and stereo separation of a dedicated desktop speaker with the convenience of Bluetooth. Not only that, they look like nothing else either. They even won the 2014 iF [...]

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satechi-spectrum-mouse-2

If you're tired of your boring white or black mouse but you can't decide on a new color, get the Satechi Spectrum Wired Optical Mouse and get all the colors!  The mouse has an ergonomic design that's comfortable in the hand, and it has 1000dpi resolution for precise mousing.  It may look white in some [...]

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Many people who are integrated into the Apple ecosystem – or BORG, as I like to call it – would never think about buying a router from anyone except Apple, no matter how good or cheap another brand may be. I know, because I paid $200 for an Apple Airport Extreme. I wondered if I [...]

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If you visit certain Home Depot stores in California, Illinois, or New York in the next few months, you may notice something new on sale that could prevent you from having to go back there for little widgets and such: they will be stocking three models of MakerBot 3D printers in those states soon! For Gadgeteers, [...]

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MS Keyboard Closeup from End

I decided that I would write this review with the product I’m reviewing, the Microsoft All-in-One Media keyboard, and I’ll tell you right from the start that it is likely the last thing that I’ll type with this keyboard. After several weeks of cramped typing at my desk, I’m really looking forward to getting back [...]

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powersensor

Philip's has just announced two new PowerSensor LED displays that cut energy costs up to 80% by detecting a user's presence and automatically reducing the brightness when the person steps away from their computer. This not only reduces energy consumption and your electric bill, but it also helps prolong the life of the monitor. The [...]

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qwerkywriter

When I was a kid, I used my mom's old Underwood typewriter to write my own stories and newsletters that only myself and my sister read. I loved that typewriter, fitting in a piece of paper, twisting the knob on the platen to position the paper, pressing down the keys and seeing the individual type [...]

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grovemade-desk-collection

It's important to have your monitor at the proper angle to improve your working posture and reduce strain.  There are a lot of monitor stands on the market, but these wooden ones from Grovemade are perhaps the most elegant I've seen.  The Monitor Stand is a sculptural piece that can hold up to 200 pounds, [...]

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When I sold my 27 inch iMac a few years ago and switched to a 13 inch Macbook Air, it took me a little time to get used to having less screen real estate. For the most part I haven’t had too much trouble doing my work on the small screen. But for the last [...]

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kano-computer-kit-2

The Kano computer kit was successfully funded on Kickstarter in December 2013 - and when I say "successfully", I mean it got more than 15X its $100,000 funding goal.  Kano will be shipping in July, and the company is now taking pre-orders for those of us who didn't get in on the Kickstarter campaign.  The [...]

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Audioengine_A2_1

A year ago, I reviewed the monstrous but wonderful Audioengine A5+ speakers. These behemoths will rattle not only your windows, but the neighbor's as well — yet still sound good doing it. But let’s be real, unless you have a big desk (I do), the A5+ speakers are just too big and loud for most [...]

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remote-mouse-app

Of course, you'll probably find an actual mouse or actual trackpad easier to use, but at least having the option to use your iPhone as a Magic Trackpad or a mouse in an emergency situation could save the day.  With the Remote Mouse app, you'll have multi-touch gestures, and you can even use the iPhone [...]

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Posted in: Computer Gear, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Laptops and Gear, News
keyboard-shortcut-skins-2

If you do a lot of photo editing, you may already know all the keyboard shortcuts to make your task easier.  But if you're a novice, or a not-so-novice who just can't remember all those shortcuts, these Keyboard Shortcut Skins for Apple keyboards will help you speed up the process of editing your photos.  Skins [...]

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Rapoo-e9070-Kybrd-01

I realize that I definitely have a thing for nice input devices. I'm always on the lookout for a good keyboard and mouse (especially at work), since I type and sit all day long.  Recently I had the chance to review the Rapoo E9070 Wireless Ultra-slim Keyboard, so I took the chance since I already use [...]

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Nymi 1

Most of us have so many logins and accounts with passwords that it has become necessary to use password managers just to keep them all straight. The obvious intention for all of these passwords is to make sure you are who you say you are before you are granted access. Nymi, a new biometric authentication [...]

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wf-macprogo-1

Did you buy one of Apple's beautiful, but insanely expensive Mac Pros? Of course you did. And now you want to take your precious with you everywhere you go so everyone will know just how awesome you are. The Mac Pro Go Case from WaterField Designs has been designed especially for you - and your [...]

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leef-copper

Leef Technology, known for making a variety of very stylish USB flash drives, have just announced some additions their product line that follow their style conviction. Their new Copper Edition Flash Drives are encased in a unique copper skin and offer the fastest data speeds with features that include water, dust and shock-proof storage and [...]

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aoc-mysmart-android-all-in-one-pc

AOC has introduced two new Android-based all-in-one desktop computers.  They are available with a 22" screen (model A2272PW4T, $299.99) or a 24" screen (model A2472PW4T, $399.99).  Both models share the following specs: 1920 X 1080 resolution Android 4.2 Ice Cream Sandwich NVIDIA T33 Quad Core 1.6Ghz System memory - 2GB LPDDR3 Storage memory - 8GB eMMC [...]

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satechi-4portusb3.0hubaluminumpremium_03

USB (Universal Serial Bus) has become the standard method of connecting just about anything to...well, just about anything else, but particularly desktop and laptop computers. Not only does a USB connection transfer data, it can also power a device. Many of us have so many USB-based devices that we frequently find ourselves needing more USB ports, [...]

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eblue-webtv1

The E-Blue Web@TV Wireless Keyboard Touchpad with Remote Control from Brando is a handheld remote for your computer that has every feature you could ever want in a remote. It supports Windows 8, Android, Mac, and PlayStation 3, allowing you to surf the web from your couch on your big screen TV or control a [...]

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