For my home office I use an iMac, which normally sits at the wrong height for my posture since I place my keyboard directly on the same surface as where my iMac stands.  It would be nice to raise it up a bit, and also add a small USB hub since I only have four [...]

Posted in: Computer Gear, Reviews

So, you're an on the go type of person who loves to take pictures. The problem is picture ops come up when you least expect them or when you're not prepared with a tripod or selfie stick. The Gekkopod, a Kickstarter project by Gal and Boaz Zucker, may be the perfect portable solution to your [...]

Posted in: Camera Gear, Gear, News

What is your design style when it comes to your workspace? Do you prefer modern? Shabby Chic? Steampunk? If you're into warm woods that offer sleek beauty with ergonomic and storage benefits, check out Grovemade's new desktop collection. Handcrafted from domestic hardwoods, these desk accessories are available in maple or walnut and include a monitor [...]

Posted in: Laptops and Gear, News

There's a new-ish technology being used in many items, and I'm kinda digging it. It's the microsuction tech being used by case and stand makers for securing items to smooth surfaces. The folks at Lynktec use it to hold their new GripStand to the back of an iPad or tablet - or even a flat, smooth [...]

Posted in: Android, Home and Kitchen, iOS, Reviews
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Let's just get this out of the way:  If you even have a shred of geek cred, you probably saw "AT-ST" in the title and wondered if this had anything to do with Star Wars.  Well, the IPEVO AT-ST Articulating Video Stand isn't for Stormtroopers, but for gadgets such as the iPhone and iPod Touch. [...]

Posted in: iOS, Reviews

"They sent you an ashtray?" – Every single person in my family, when they saw the AluCup Grande The fine folks at Just Mobile make a lot of cool gadget-centric stuff: styli, iPad and Phone stands, batteries for your USB gadgets, USB chargers for your vehicle's 12 volt system – the works. A while back, [...]

Posted in: Android, iOS, Reviews

I love my Apple TV, but I do have a couple of nitpicky problems.  First of all, that darned remote is very hard to keep up with because it's so small.  Secondly, the Apple TV itself is so small and light that the heavy power and HDMI cables can pull it out of position in [...]

Posted in: Gear, Home and Kitchen, News

iPad stands are a dime a dozen right? Not the iPort line of iPad stands. They combine a special all-in-one charging case with a magnetic stand to offer convenient wireless charging. Until Apple decides to add Qi wireless charging features to their next-gen iPads, the iPort might be the next best thing. The case is Smart Cover [...]

Posted in: iOS, News

There are all sorts of cases with built-in keyboards for iPads and Android tablets. But the problem with 99% of them is that they aren't designed to allow you to use the tablet + keyboard on your lap like you can with a laptop computer. Another problem is that most of the keyboards used with [...]

Posted in: Android, iOS, Reviews
Plinth Pocket Stand

Ah, the world of tablet devices. I love my iPad, but my problem with it is that it is not always convenient to use on the go. While I do have a Smart Cover for mine, it has its limitations, such as not being able to use your iPad in portrait mode. Plinth, a Kickstarter [...]

Posted in: Gear, News, Pocket Gear

I purchased an iPad mini.  That was the easy part. What I needed next was a case that is both rugged and reliable, because I plan on carrying the mini with me while hiking in the woods near our house.  I stumbled across the iPad mini Mobility Pack sold by Modulr and thought it might be [...]

Posted in: Cases and Covers, iOS, Reviews

GripBase Podium review


Anyone who has used an iPad or other tablet while standing, walking around, or speaking to a group, without the ability to rest it on something solid, has known the pain that juggling these tools can bring. Since it is a two-handed device, holding with one and manipulating with the other means you've got to [...]

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Posted in: iOS, Music Gear, Reviews, Tablets, Ultra Portables

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 can [...]

Posted in: iOS, News
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With all the headphones I've reviewed, I've never had a place to hang the phones, until now. Just Mobile – an award-winning maker of aluminum accessories – has come out with their version of a headphone hanger, the HeadStand. The HeadStand has one purpose only; a place to hang your over-ear or on-ear headphones. That's [...]

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, Reviews

The Keizus Quadrapod + Clamp is a tripod mount / stand / holder gadget for your smartphone, tablet and cameras which looks more like a poseable action figure than a device mount. The accessory is made up of two parts. You have a clamp which can be used on its own to attach your device [...]

Posted in: Android, iOS, News

Ever wish you had a way to prop up your smart phone for reading, Skyping or watching your favorite videos? The Keyprop by Integral Design may be the simple, stylish and portable solution you are looking for. The Keyprop is made out of polycarbonate and is over-molded with a rubberized TPE material. This means the Keyprop is [...]

Posted in: iOS, News, Pocket Gear

With the exception of my cellphone, no other gadget spends more time in my hand than my Nexus 7. I use it for gaming, email, web surfing, social media engagement, music, videos, RSS reader, Skyping, and as a bedtime alarm clock. I am always looking for accessories for it.  Kinda like those people who are [...]

Posted in: Android, Cases and Covers, Reviews, Tablets, Ultra Portables
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What has eight arms and holds your tablet? If you answered the Spiderpodium Tablet by Breffo you would be right. The Spiderpodium Tablet is the big brother to the original Spiderpodium designed to hold handheld devices. This stand utilizes its eight flexible rubber coated steel arms to hold your tablet devices securely at just about [...]

Posted in: iOS, News, Tablets, Ultra Portables

If you use the Apple wireless keyboard with your iPad, you've probably run into the problem of not being able to easily use the combo on your lap. I have a solution for you... it's the GroovBoard Lap Desk and Stand. It's made of solid wood and can be used several ways. Let me show [...]

Posted in: iOS, Reviews, Tablets, Ultra Portables

The Lethal Protection Life-Phorm has to be the creepiest gadget mount / stand I've seen so far. It looks like something the Mars Rover might bring back from its mission in space. Made of powder coated metal and rubber, the Life-Phorm has been designed to hold tablet computers, smart phones and cameras with its adjustable insect-like [...]

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