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IK Multimedia who are well known for their audio and video accessories for mobile musicians and media creators have a new product that's been designed for cameras and smartphones. It's the iKlip Grip Pro multifunction iPhone and camera stand. Let's take a look. The IK Multimedia iKlip Grip Pro is a multifunction phone and camera stand… Read More

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Posted in: Camera Gear, Reviews

Why is it that a lot of monitors have crummy stands that are barely useable. Case in point, the stand on the LG 21:9 UltraWide IPS LED monitor (29EA73) that I reviewed 2.5 years ago. Great monitor, not so great stand. It that only allows for the screen to pivot forwards and backward, but does not… Read More

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, Reviews

Face it, if you're using an Apple Watch, you're going to need to charge it on a regular basis. As in daily. And, like many other devices, most of us want to charge our watches where we want, not "have to" go to a certain location. To facilitate charging on the go, the folks at… Read More

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Posted in: iOS, Reviews, Watches and Clocks

All parts of my home may not be organized and clutter free, but I try to keep my Gadgeteer HQ workspace as neat and tidy as possible. It's tough for me to feel inspired to write when my desk is a mess, so I'm always looking for ways to keep things organized in my small… Read More

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Posted in: Computer Gear, News

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… Read More

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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… Read More

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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… Read More

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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… Read More

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Posted in: Android, Home and Kitchen, iOS, Reviews

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… Read More

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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… Read More

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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… Read More

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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… Read More

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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… Read More

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Posted in: Android, iOS, Reviews

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… Read More

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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… Read More

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Posted in: Cases and Covers, iOS, Reviews