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Last week, we reviewed a variety of hardware and accessories that'll complement your favorite iOS or OS X devices. Here's a quick roundup of recent hardware reviews that you may have missed: RAVPower 15W Solar Charger, Savior battery pack keep your gadgets going Seidio OBEX Combo rugged ca...

January 25th 2015 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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We're in the midst of winter in the Northern Hemisphere right now, but that doesn't mean that you can't start making plans for summer fun in the great outdoors. Today I'm reviewing two products that will keep your gizmos going. The first is designed to let you charge up anywhere, as long as the su...

January 23rd 2015 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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It's so nice to see the flood of new cases for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, especially in the special genre of rugged cases. While some manufacturers are still trying to figure out how they're going to keep the big iPhones dry and protected, Seidio has jumped out with the OBEX Combo for iPhone 6 (...

January 22nd 2015 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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FiftyThree, the company that developed the wonderful Paper drawing/painting app (free with in-app purchases), also created a companion stylus that they naturally gave the name Pencil to. The stylus, which looks like a carpenter's pencil but has some amazing technology built into it, sells for US$4...

January 21st 2015 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Since 1984, not a lot has changed in terms of the two things that we use to converse with our desktop and laptop computers - keyboards and mice/trackpads. That's why when fellow TUAW editor Dave Caolo pointed me towards a fascinating Kickstarter project named KeyMouse, I thought I'd better pass a...

January 20th 2015 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Last week, we reviewed a variety of hardware and accessories that'll complement your favorite iOS or OS X devices. Here's a quick roundup of recent hardware reviews that you may have missed: UE MEGABOOM is the new authority in Bluetooth portable speakers Booqpad gains iPad Air 2 compatibility,...

January 19th 2015 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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iOS-compatible Bluetooth keyboards are a dime a dozen these days, and it's hard to get excited about any kind of new typing accessory when so many of them look like direct clones of each other. The TextBlade is -- as its creator WayTools describes -- "an entirely new class of touch-typing device."...

January 13th 2015 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Most iPhone owners love using the cameras - both front and back - for photography, since they are of surprisingly good quality and resolution. On occasion, though, fingerprints can turn your images into blurry messes. EyePatch Cases (US$19.99 for iPhone 5/5s/6) from Sorrentino Designs come with a...

January 9th 2015 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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With the arrival of the iPad Air 2 last fall, many case manufacturers went back to the drawing board to produce new products that would accommodate the slightly thinner tablet. One of the favorite keyboard cases for those of us here at TUAW has always been the ClamCase Pro (US$169.00), and that ca...

January 8th 2015 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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No, I'm not being overly effusive about a USB to Lightning charging cable; I'm just referring to the brand name for a line of accessories. Awesome Cables used crowdfunding and some design smarts to create charging cables that are a bit different from what you'll get from most other manufacturers....

January 7th 2015 at 6:00pm 0 Comments