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Granted, the description is a little confusing, but Allputer has a USB-to-Lightning adapter that's only a fraction of the cost of the official Apple adapter ($5 vs $19 for the Apple version).  You should be able to connect a USB stick to the adapter and transfer photos from the stick to the iPad or iPhone. [...]

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posted in iPhone, iPad, iPod, News

The XtremeMac Tango Bar looks deceptively simple at first glance.  It has a single USB cable that's used to deliver power and sound from your computer.  It's not minimalist inside, though.  This 10W speaker has a "six-speaker configuration with dual dome tweeters, midrange/bass drivers, and passive radiators gives you best-in-class audio."  It also has an [...]

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posted in Audio, Video, TV Gear, Computer Gear, News

Those ultra-small computers are a boon for travelers, but you find one of the costs of the light and small form-factor when you need to plug in more than 2 or so USB devices.  My 11" MacBook Air has only two USB jacks, and the simpleDock from Kanex would be a perfect accessory to use [...]

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posted in Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Computer Gear, Laptops and Gear, News

If you find that charging your USB-chargeable devices takes too long, you may be interested in the ChargeDr USB Charge Booster from Digital Innovations.  The ChargeDr uses an unspecified method of boosting the power from your computer's USB port, so that a normal 5V, 0.5A-2.1A port always outputs 5V, up to 2.1A of power.  The ChargeDr is [...]

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posted in Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News

This small USB keyboard from Brando combines a keyboard, mouse, and multi-touch functions into one compact device.  The FelTouch Bonepad 2.4GHz Wireless Keyboard is 5.9" X 3.3" X 0.7" and weighs only 3 ounces.  It comes with a USB dongle to pair the Bonepad with Windows XP/Vista/7, Mac, or Linux computers with USB HID keyboard/mouse, [...]

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posted in Computer Gear, Laptops and Gear, News