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Four years ago Dave reviewed the original Clique holder that combines Apple's wireless keyboard and trackpad into one connected input device. Now Henge Docks has introduced an updated version of the Clique. The Clique 2 is basically an aluminum holder with slots for Apple's Magic Keyboard and Magic Trackpad 2 (the latest versions of Apple's… Read More

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The Gyration Air Mouse Voice is a very talented rodent. It not only works on your desktop like a traditional mouse, but you can also use it in the air with gestures, for presentations. And if that's not enough reason to want to try one, the Air Mouse Voice can also be controlled with voice… Read More

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The Epson Expression Premium XP-640 Small-In-One Printer appears to be a color inkjet printer that can handle any printing job you throw at it. And as its name states, it's small and does it all. From the standard printing on plain paper, printing on envelopes, copying and scanning documents, and printing on DVD's, the Epson… Read More

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One feature I miss on my iPhone is the LED "blinky" that lets you know if you've got a message waiting, missed call, etc.  This was one of my favorite Blackberry features.  What if you could add some light to your computer in the same way?  Today I've got my hands on the Luxafor Flag… Read More

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Our smartphones are slowly evolving into the ultimate "Swiss Army Knife". They have become an all-in-one device, replacing several of our most useful tools, gadgets, and devices. Along with becoming our go-to music player, GPS unit, and gaming device - for many - our smartphones have become our primary camera and writing instruments. I doubt… Read More

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I may review (mostly) audio products, but I’m also an unrepentant Apple junkie and am always interested in accessories for my various Apple products. Which brings me to iMac shelving. Yeah, I know—a shelf for an iMac? It’s not as farfetched as you might think. As part of a Kickstarter campaign, I recently received the… Read More

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Back in the day if you wanted to share one keyboard and one mouse between two computers, you had to use a clunky switch box that was connected to both devices. Today Bluetooth makes wires and stand alone switch boxes obsolete. But until recently, we've not seen many keyboards that will allow connectivity between computers… Read More

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Other World Computing has added a new version of their Drive Dock to their product line. The new Drive Dock is Mac and PC compatible and features a USB 3.1 Gen 1 interface, two drive bays that can accept both 2.5" and 3.5" bare SATA drives up to 10TB and greater with high-performance read speeds… Read More

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What features make one mouse better than the next? Bluetooth? USB dongle? Programmable buttons? Adjustable DPI? Light effects? Rechargeable battery? I've been testing a Satechi Edge 2.0 Wireless Gaming Mouse for several weeks and it has some of these features. Is it just another mouse, or is it a Gadgeteer worthy cursor mover? Let's find… Read More

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I can’t tell you how many times I’ve reached my fingers out to my desktop screen expecting it to react like my phone or iPad. I’ve become so used to touch navigation I expect it everywhere. The MaskTouch, touchscreen accessory for Apple iMac proves that I’m not alone. This product was original named “Zorro Macsk”… Read More

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Does the clickity clackity noise from some keyboards and click click click of mice buttons grate on your nerves? Logitech has you covered with their latest "silent" mice. We live in a social world, whether you work in a shared space or at home, but sometimes silence really is golden,” said Anatoliy Polyanker, global portfolio… Read More

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I have reviewed several of Vaja's Leather Suits over the years. All perfectly fitted for each of my Apple laptops and constructed with some of the finest materials available. Each Suit was handcrafted by artisans who created a, for lack of a better word, piece of art to protect my various MacBooks. And the Leather Suit for… Read More

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I'm not much of a gamer anymore, but my son (currently age 10) enjoys playing Minecraft and asked for an alternative to the flat-keyed Apple USB keyboard.  I thought this would be a great time to take a closer look at a mechanical keyboard- in this case, the Drevo Gramr 84-key Backlit Mechanical Keyboard. Most… Read More

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If you're reading this, there's a very good chance that you're doing so through a WiFi connection to a router. A router is a box with an antenna (or antennas) that connects to  broadband. Most people hide their router under a desk or in a closet because they aren't exactly the type of device that… Read More

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Choosing the right printer usually comes down to the price of the printer and the price you'll need to pay to replace ink or toner cartridges after the low capacity cartridges that come with the printer go empty. I don't know about you but it always seems like I don't need to use my printer… Read More