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iRig Mic HD is the first handheld digital microphone priced for everyone

on Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

IK Multimedia has introduced the iRig Mic HD, which they say is the first first affordable high-quality handheld digital condenser microphone for singers, podcasters, and home studio enthusiasts – “anyone who needs to record high-definition digital audio on the go”.  The iRig Mic HD comes with two cables, one with a Lightning connector to plug directly intoRead More…


Now you can see what your cat has dragged behind the stove, without having to move the stove

on Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

If you’ve ever seen those big, gooseneck inspection cameras that plumbers use to inspect pipes, you may have wished you had access to one when you drop a ring up under the bed or the cat has dragged off your socks behind the fridge.  DinosaurLifeStyle (alas, Andrew Baker, it still suffers from a dearth of dinosaurs…)Read More…


This Lightning cable has beauty and brawn

on Saturday, May 24th, 2014

The AluCable Flat Lightning Cable from Just Mobile has slim connectors encased in aluminum for extra strength.  The flat cable is four feet long – one more than standard Lightning cables.  It’s Apple-certified, so you know it will work with your iOS devices.  It’s available in three color combinations:  black cable with gray connectors; whiteRead More…


This full-sized keyboard for iOS devices isn’t Bluetooth

on Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

You want a keyboard for your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch, but you don’t want to deal with the usual undersized keyboards with non-standard, cramped layouts that are the norm.  The Griffin Wired Keyboard for iOS Devices is a full-sized keyboard with the standard layout and tactile feedback you’re used to with Apple keyboards.  ItRead More…


Listen to your favorite FM station on your iOS device

on Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

I listen to the radio in my car, but that’s about the only place I can listen these days.  I don’t have a radio in my house anymore, and my iPhone doesn’t have a built-in radio.  With the 8 Pin Lightning Compatible FM Radio for iPhones and iPads from Allputer, you can listen to the radioRead More…

RAVPower FileHub RP-WD01 WiFi file hub, SD card reader, and power bank review

By: Leah Hallett
on Sunday, September 29th, 2013

Do you want to expand the accessible storage of your tablet or smartphone but can’t because they don’t have an SD/microSD slot or USB port to do so?  The RAVPower  FileHub RP-WD01 3000 mAh power bank is a portable, self-powered WiFi file hub that doesn’t require any physical connection to your device.  The FileHub can transfer files via 802.11b/g/n orRead More…

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See the light with iblazr, the external flash for your mobile device

on Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Do you like to take pictures with your mobile device but often have issues taking those pictures at night or in low light with your mobile device’s flash? Do wish there was an external flash that synchronized with the camera apps on your mobile device? The iblazr, a Kickstarter project from Vlad Tislenko, may beRead More…


Read and write flashdrive for your iPad and other iOS devices

on Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Apple’s Camera Connection Kit will let you transfer photos to your iPad, but it doesn’t allow you to copy files off the iPad.  It handles several image and video file formats, but nothing else.  With The Only Read and Write iPad Flash Drive from Hammacher Schlemmer, you can, as you might guess, both read andRead More…


Griffin iTrip Auto review

on Monday, March 25th, 2013

Most folks these days carry some kind of device with them that has at least a subset of their music collection on it. Some have services like Spotify, Pandora, or some other service that will deliver music to a smartphone. When we get in our cars, however, there’s usually no built-in connection for getting theRead More…


VooMote Zapper Universal Remote Control for Apple iOS Devices

on Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

Plug this little paperclip-sized dongle into the 30-pin connector on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad, and your Apple device can serve as a powerful universal remote control.  The Zapper from VooMote uses the free VooMote Zapper app from iTunes to let you control virtually all the A/V devices in your house.  You can defineRead More…


Charge Up to Four iPads at Once with the Kanex Sydnee iOS Recharge Station

on Friday, February 3rd, 2012

If you’re in a multi-iPad/multi-iPhone household like me, you know how hard it can be to get everything charged at once without using half the outlets in the house.  With the Sydnee iOS Recharge Station from Kanex, you’ll be able to charge up to four iPads and/or iPhones in one compact charging station.  The SydneeRead More…