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Papago GoSafe TPMS Tire Pressure Monitoring System review

on Saturday, June 14th, 2014
Posted in: Car Gear, Reviews

Despite knowing better, I rarely check the tire pressure in my vehicles.  I rely on the TPMS (tire pressure monitoring system) in my newer car to let me know when I’m below a certain level, but in the case of my 2005 vehicle and motorcycles, I don’t worry about it until they go flat.  ProbablyRead More…

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Kynez Cazlet iPhone Wallet review

on Tuesday, June 10th, 2014
Posted in: Reviews, Wallets

Wallets and smartphones are two items that most of us EDC, or everyday carry, on our person. Why not combine the two? Or at least use them together. There are more than a few smartphone wallets available today, but the Kynez Cazlet iPhone Wallet, billed as an “Truly All-in-One Wallet,” caught my eye for itsRead More…

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BUKcase Cote for iPad and iPhone 5/5s review

on Friday, May 2nd, 2014

The warmth of real leather pairs so well with the clean, metallic sheen of today’s electronics. I never tire of feeling and smelling this old-world material while using cutting edge technology. The folks at BUKcase have added a very simple series to their product line for iPhones and iPads, which they call Cote. I wasRead More…

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Everpurse introduces the Mini iPhone charging wallet

on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Do you remember the Everpurse iPhone charging clutch purse and handbags that we have covered here (see related links below) in the past? The company behind those products has just introduced the Everpurse Mini charging hard-shell wallet. The Mini can charge your iPhone 5/5S from zero to 100% three times. The iPhone docks right onRead More…

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iPhone selfies made easier with the HISY Wireless Smartphone Selfie Remote

on Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

For all those selfie addicts out there who can’t go even one day without posting a picture of themselves to Facebook or Instagram, I have a tiny gadget that will make it even easier for you to annoy all your friends with your attention seeking photo habits. It’s the HISY Wireless Smartphone Selfie Remote forRead More…

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Wally holds a few cards while piggy-backing your iPhone

on Monday, March 24th, 2014

Two of the items I always have on my person (other than a religious medal and my wedding band) are my iPhone and my wallet. Since I am always looking for a way to slim down my carry, and in particular a way to combine my wallet and phone, the Wally Stick-On from Distil UnionRead More…

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ToneFone – The world’s healthiest (and heaviest) iPhone case

on Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Most people want their smartphones to be light weight and sexy, so they buy barely there cases that won’t cover up their phone’s slim lines. Those thin cases may look great, but they are doing nothing for your not so thin physique. Imagine if there was a way to use your phone in a normalRead More…

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Just Mobile Highway Duo car charger review

on Sunday, November 17th, 2013

iPhone car chargers, cannot live without them, good quality reliable well made ones are often hard to come by. And, when you do find a good one to use you have to supply your own cable to use with it. And, what happens if you need to charge another device while charging your iPhone? TheRead More…

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ROCCAT Power-Grid app turns your iPhone or Android smartphone into a controller for your PC

on Saturday, November 2nd, 2013

ROCCAT has opened up their Power-Grid app for public beta testing. The setup consists of a free smartphone app, which runs on iOS and Android devices, and accompanying host software, which runs on Windows. Using WiFi, it turns your smartphone into a fully customizable PC and game remote control that can do tasks ranging fromRead More…

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Daily Use Apps – Andy Chen

on Monday, September 30th, 2013

If you’re like me, the arrival of a new phone means determining what apps to keep or toss.  Here’s a shortlist of a few that made the cut that I use nearly every day.

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Make a stand with the Urban Prefer SINE Cable Stand

on Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Many of the device stands that are on the market are larger and bulkier than they need to be to get the job done. The SINE Cable Stand from Urban Prefer is a compact triangle shaped wedge that not onlyprops up your iPhone at a convenient angle to view the display, but it also canRead More…

Braven 625s Bluetooth speaker review

By: Leah Hallett
on Saturday, August 31st, 2013

First things first.  Do you enjoy listening to clear clean voices with readily identifiable instruments and feel a little uneasy with big booming bass?  Then the portable Braven 625s speaker, built for the outdoors thanks to a rugged rubber exterior, should be a Bluetooth speaker at the top of your wish list.  I usually stream moviesRead More…

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Sir Lancelot’s Armor Holy Grail Glass Screen Protector for iPhone 4/4S review

on Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

We bring our smartphones everywhere with us, and we want them to last.  Well, to last long enough to get through the 2-year contract so we can upgrade to the next one.  Part of the device protection that many people opt to use is a screen protector.  Although many of the smartphone manufacturers claim thatRead More…

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Luxi converts your iPhone into an incident light meter

By: Leah Hallett
on Monday, August 19th, 2013

The Luxi, created by Extrasensary Devices, takes the light meter app for iPhones one step further by adding an actual physical adapter.  Professional hand held light meters tend to be bulky and expensive.  Luxi is a small inexpensive adapter that manages to do the same thing as a professional meter – help capture a well exposed photo.  TheRead More…

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If Martha Stewart was a gadgeteer, she’d make this Phono Horn for her iPhone

on Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

Ok kiddies, it’s time to put on your Martha Stewart apron and bust out some scissors, glue and construction paper so you can make this cool (and free) sound amplifying dock for your smartphone. Consider this as an upgrade to the DIY Styrofoam Cup Sound Amplifier idea that we brought you a few weeks ago.Read More…

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AllPuter.com’s 3-in-1 Shutter Grip is a handy photography gadget for your iPhone

on Friday, July 12th, 2013

The 3-in-1 Shutter Grip from Allputer.com looks like a perfect accessory for picture snapping iPhone owners. Designed for the iPhone 4, 4S and 5, the Shutter Grip provides 3 functions. First of all the iPhone snaps into the grip to offer a more secure hold while capturing video and shooting pictures. The grip has 3 buttonsRead More…

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Star Trek iPhone 5 cases that are fit for a member of StarFleet

on Friday, May 24th, 2013

Yesterday Elizabeth told us about some cool looking Star Wars iPhone cases, so in fairness to the other popular sci-fi franchise, we have some Star Trek cases for your beaming pleasure. The Star Trek: The Next Generation iPhone 5 cases are now available from PowerA.com. Priced at $29.99, these cases are available in 3 StarfleetRead More…

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The Daily Brick LEGO Custom iPad and iPhone Dock Kit review

on Friday, May 3rd, 2013

If you love LEGO and also have an iPad or an iPhone 5, The Daily Brick is offering 2 fun kits that will allow you to build a charging dock entirely out of real LEGO bricks. They sent me both kits, which I built quickly and relatively easily. Let’s see how they turned out.

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IonAudio iPics 2 Go iPhone Photo Scanner review

on Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

The world has moved into the digital age, but what about those leftovers from the analog era?  Photos in family albums or boxes full of vacation slides?  The iPics 2 Go iPhone photo scanner from ION Audio offers a potential solution.  It uses an iPhone 4/4S camera as a scanner, converting your photographs, negatives, orRead More…

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The OtterBox Armor Series Case is like a tank for your iPhone 5

on Monday, March 11th, 2013

Need hard-core protection for your new iPhone 5? Does it need to be waterproof, dustproof, and crushproof? The iPhone 5 Armor Series Case from OtterBox may be what you are looking for. Built like a tank, the Armor is waterproof for up to 30 minutes in 6.6 feet of water, and has a cover thatRead More…

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Exotic hardwoods cases for Samsung and Apple phones

on Friday, January 11th, 2013

Case-Mate has introduced their Crafted Collection of smartphone cases featuring exotic hardwoods.  These cases have a brushed aluminum body with a wood accent on the back.  Case-Mate says this line is inspired by the interiors of vintage automobiles and “is a marriage of sophisticated natural materials with a thoughtful attention to assembly and finishing details.”Read More…

Ubuntu on your smartphone?

on Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

What do you use on your smartphone: iOS, Android, Windows? Well if Ubuntu has its way, it’ll become another major player in the smartphone market as well. It’s a pretty long video, but well worth a watch (the best phone interface info is between 6:20 and 13:45). What do you reckon? I think I want

Whip your photo sharing into shape with the Whip app

on Monday, December 24th, 2012

This post brought to you by Arcsoft. All opinions are 100% mine. Sure, you can email your friends photos or post them on Facebook, but a couple of photos can’t really convey everything you want to share about your day or event.  So you could create a photo album and have them printed up, butRead More…

Snappgrip – One handed picture snapping for your iPhone or Samsung Galaxy S3

on Sunday, December 23rd, 2012

Snappgrip is a UK based Kickstarter project that will provide a snap on camera controller for your iPhone 4, 5 or Samsung Galaxy S3. It’s made up of 2 parts. A protective case and the Snappgrip which snaps into the case and houses the controls. Using Bluetooth, this accessory features one-handed controls for shutter, zoom andRead More…

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LG 300W Sound Bar System review

on Thursday, December 13th, 2012

I do enjoy my 47″ LCD TV, but the sound quality never seemed to equal that of the picture.  I realize that it’s difficult to get any fidelity out of a couple of puny speakers, however, the alternative of getting a surround sound system was more than I wanted or needed, not to mention havingRead More…