Smythe Richbourg

A gadget nerd from childhood, Smythe has always been drawn to solving everyday problems with clever tools. An Apple fan since his Mac Plus in 1987, he's sure the company will one day do great things, despite being perpetually doomed by their competition.

MoGo Talk XD2 Headset and iPhone 4 Case System Review

MoGo case and earpiece

BlueTooth earpieces have been around for quite a while now. Most phones on the market and many computers can use this wireless technology with ease. While I’m not a fan for several reasons (detailed below), I keep coming back to the idea of using one every few years. MoGo sent me one of their units …

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Cyber Acoustics IC-1000 iPad Case Review

In the massive ecosystem that is the iPad case market, there are a few recurring designs, and a few unique specimens. Of the recurring models, there are those similar to Apple’s design, those that cover only the back, and those that include handles for “clipboard”-type use. With their new IC-1000 case, Cyber Acoustics went with …

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Tunebug Shake Vibration Speaker Review

The Tunebug Shake

Since the advent of the Walkman™, we have become addicted to being connected to our music. Not just any music, but our music, sorted and selected while on the go to match our moods and activities. The vast libraries available with iPods and other digital music devices now make it expected that we can and …

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Tekkeon myPower 1250 iPhone External Battery Case Review

The Tekkeon myPower 1250

The more you use them, the less you need your laptop – that’s the marketing line for smartphones. As the bellwether smartphone, the iPhone leads the pack in usage and accessories. Third in our series of battery cases for iPhone is the myPower 1250 from Tekkeon. This battery case departs from the others reviewed thus …

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