iOS

moleskine-pencil

When it comes to journaling, I still prefer using a real paper notebook with a pen. But if digital journaling is your favorite method and you also own an iPad, you should know that Moleskine's Journal app for iOS can now work with the Pencil from FiftyThree. The Pencil is a Bluetooth stylus that has a [...]

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Posted in: iOS, News, Styluses
1byone-3500mAh-battery-case

Right now you can get a 1byone 3500 mAh Rechargeable Battery Case for your iPhone 6 (6.2 x 3.1 x 0.6 inches; 4.6 ounces) for only $13 using the code FX98WN9K. This case will protect your phone from scratches and wear and tear as well as adding 100%+ extra battery life. You can charge the battery [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Cases and Covers, iOS, News
quiver-ipadpro

The Quiver Pro is a specially designed 100% American leather holder for the iPad Pro & Apple Pencil. It fits over existing iPad Pro covers like the Apple Smart Keyboard and Apple Smart Cover, and provides a convenient way to carry and store the Pencil stylus along with the Apple Lightening Cap, power adapter and [...]

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Posted in: Cases and Covers, iOS, News
tiltcard-6

Have you ever found yourself needing to view your mobile device hands-free? Maybe you're at a coffee shop enjoying a cup of joe and a scone, but also want to watch a video while you're eating and drinking. The Tiltcard is a credit card sized steel stand that props up your smartphone or small tablet [...]

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Posted in: Android, iOS, Reviews, Tablets, Ultra Portables

Years ago, in the early days of the iPad, there were few innovators who went beyond the basics of what Apple offered in their iPad cases - the basic folded angles that propped up the iPad at two angles for video or keyboard use. One of the few case manufacturers of the era to go [...]

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Posted in: Cases and Covers, iOS, Reviews
IK-irig-duopro1

  As a musician who is better in my mind than in person, I love gadgets that help make me sound better than I am.  Plugging my acoustic-electric guitar in is one way I can do that, and the IK Multimedia iRig Pro DUO is an excellent choice for doing this.  The unit is small, [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, iOS, Music Gear, Reviews
griffin-travel-powerbank

This week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, Griffin Technology unveiled their new Travel Power Bank for the Apple Watch. This small keychain sized charging dock features an all-in-one 800 mAh battery and charging cable that will be perfect for travellers who want to keep their Apple Watch charged through a [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, iOS, News
tenone-timeframe

If you happen to be an Apple Watch owner who hasn't been happy with the included charging dock, consider the new Timeframe charging sleeve from Ten One Design. The Apple watch slides securely into a rubber frame that leaves the display viewable for people who like to use the Nightstand mode to view the clock face. There's [...]

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Posted in: iOS, News, Watches and Clocks
PhotoFast CR-8800

So, it might seem with my last two posts that I may be running out of storage on my iOS devices. This is not exactly true, the fact is I just happen to run across these products at the same time and thought they were neat. But if you are running out of storage for [...]

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Posted in: iOS, News
SanDisk iXpand

Flash storage for your "i" devices can be hard to come by even though the iPhone and iPad have been around for years now. Recently I had a chance to review the PhotoFast Max Extreme, a 64 GB flash drive with USB and Lightning connections and it works great, but it is always neat to [...]

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Posted in: iOS, News
boxwave_cleartouch-05

What if you could add not only a layer of protection to your iPhone, but also a set of invisible buttons to help you use your iPhone more efficiently.  That's what Boxwave promises with their ClearTouch SmartButtons screen protector.  Made from tempered glass, it boasts two invisible "buttons" at the bottom of the iPhone's face [...]

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Posted in: iOS, Reviews
Apple Smart Battery Case

Apple finally did it, they have jumped full-fledged into the iPhone battery case fray with the iPhone 6s Smart Battery Case. Made of durable silicone rubber, this case features a soft microfiber lining to protect your phone and boasts up to 25 hours of additional talk time. The case includes a Lightning to USB cable [...]

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Posted in: Cases and Covers, iOS, News
lightning-sd

In a nod to the on-going increase of using iPhones for photo editing and photo management, Apple has today released a new version of their Lightning to SD reader. According to Dan Moren at Six Colors, the new cable will support all previous iPads with Lightning ports, as well as iPhones going back to the [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, iOS, News
iona-dock-1

Until now, the only iPhone dock that I've ever used was attached to an alarm clock. Simple iPhone docks have intrigued me, but I had yet to try one and see if they were useful. The number one reason I never picked one up was due to the myriad of cases I enjoy using, since [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, iOS, Reviews
Ballistic-toughjkt1

I have a confession to make.  I am a caseaholic. I already had three iPhone cases before my iPhone 6 Plus even arrived.  I had a black leather folio case, a knock-off of a Twelve South BookBook brown leather wallet case, and a blue slim case with holster from Best Buy.  I had wanted to [...]

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Posted in: Cases and Covers, iOS, Reviews
turtlecell

We've seen iPhone cases with built-in batteries, built-in multi tools, and even an iPhone case with a built-in charger with prongs that can plug directly into a wall outlet. The TurtleCell case for the iPhone 5, 5s, and 6, is an iPhone case with built-in earbuds. The TurtleCell case features built-in retractable earbuds with an in-line [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, Cases and Covers, iOS, News
leef-iaccess-2

How do you get your images, videos and files onto or off of your iOS devices? Do you email them to yourself? Share them to iCloud, Google Drive, Facebook, Dropbox, etc? The iAccess from Leef is an alternative to those methods that adds a microSD slot to your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. They sent [...]

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Posted in: iOS, Reviews
wonder-dd-1

Like most parents, my wife and I prefer to have our kids playing as opposed to zoning out in front of the TV. We do our best to try to incorporate learning into playtime, but it's not always easy. Fortunately, educational toy makers like Wonder Workshop do their best to make playtime fun and educational. [...]

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Posted in: iOS, Kid Gadgets, Reviews
lego_mindstorms_app1

I’ve always been a fan of the LEGO Mindstorms robotics system that teaches children and adults how to build and program robots. Usually, you would use your Mac or PC to program the robot's brain, but now you can use your iPad or Android tablet, too. The LEGO Group just announced the availability of its [...]

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Posted in: Android, iOS, News
texture-app-6

Back in the summer of 2012, I reviewed the Next Issue magazine app for the iPad.  I had been waiting (not so) patiently for the iOS version since I wrote about the Android version of the app in the spring of that same year.  Next Issue gave you access to digital versions of dozens of [...]

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Posted in: iOS, Reviews
telegram-1

Telegram is a messaging app that looks and feels a lot like WhatsApp, however, there are some very distinct differences. Telegram is available for every platform: iOS, Android, Windows Phone, PC, Mac, Linux, and a web version as well. It is cloud based so you can access your messages from multiple devices but also secure [...]

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Posted in: Android, iOS, News, Windows Phone

Okay, so you're the proud new owner of an Apple Watch. Maybe you've even acquired a second band - something a little dressier than that sport band you got with the watch itself. When you're traveling, you'll need something to carry both the charger for your watch, as well as the extra band(s) you may [...]

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Posted in: iOS, Reviews, Watches and Clocks

PhotoFast Max Extreme review

PhotoFast Max Extreme-1

iPads and iPhones, I love them all! The only issue I have with them is the lack of external storage options for the "i" devices. I like a lot of other budget minded consumers opted for the bare bones 16 Gig model iPhone 6, so storage space on my phone is at a premium, and [...]

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Posted in: iOS, Reviews
timbrefone_01

It's no great secret that even at the highest volume, the sound level on a phone is rather lacking.  A Bluetooth or wired speaker system is a necessity if you are using your phone to stream music at home.  The trade offs with those solutions though are the inconvenience of portability as well as having [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, iOS, Reviews
Alt_mount_system

A while back I reviewed the Mod-3 Radius case for the iPhone 5.  It was a crazy cool minimal case that protected all corners with a simple x-shaped frame.  Now Mod-3 is introducing a new version for the iPhone 6s and 6s+ called the Alt. Unlike the Radius, the Alt is constructed of a soft-touch, [...]

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Posted in: iOS, News