Posts Tagged ‘iOS’


March 18th, 2014 No comments

iDevices iGrillmini4 stars

When it comes to grilling up the perfect steak, or ensuring chicken doesn’t dry out, there’s no better way to do that then to use a meat thermometer. That’s common knowledge and easy enough, right? Well, for those of us who want to incorporate technology into nearly every aspect of our lives, what better way to do so than with a Bluetooth thermometer? And thus, I take a look at the iGrilmini by iDevices.

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Anki Drive

December 6th, 2013 No comments

4 stars

Anki Drive Starter Kit

Apple’s 2013 World Wide Developer Conference presentation started off with a product demo from a company called Anki. The demo was the typical product demo on the tech world’s largest stage, containing a couple of hiccups, but it went well overall. The product demoed on stage was called Anki Drive, a product that brings artificial intelligence to cars, and uses your iOS device to control them in battle.

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iStabilizer Dolly

May 30th, 2013 2 comments

iStabilizer Dolly4 stars

Recording video with a smartphone capable of HD recording is a real thing. In fact, if a smartphone doesn’t come with HD recording, I’d suggest you pass on it and just go right on to the next device. So, with this high-quality recording capabilities becoming the norm, it’s only a given those same users are going to want to get fancy with the video they record.

Enter a four-wheeled, smartphone hugging contraption better known as the iStabilizer Dolly. So what does it do, and how well does it do it? Well, you’re going to have to keep reading to find out.

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Kingston MobileLite Wireless

May 6th, 2013 1 comment

5 Stars

MobileLite Wireless

Sharing media files and content with mobile devices isn’t always an easy task. The Kingston MobileLite Wireless is a compact Wi-Fi device that aims to simplify file sharing while on the go and provide additional storage for devices with limited memory. Basically a Wi-Fi enabled card reader, the MobileLite Wireless comes without any on-board storage. Instead, it has a USB port and a built-in SD card reader that allows the user to plug in their own USB flash drives and microSD/SD memory cards. It also doubles as an external battery pack, capable of charging your mobile devices. Could the MobileLite Wireless be an ideal mobile travel companion? Read on to find out.

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BabyPing Video Monitor

November 26th, 2012 No comments

BabyPing2 Stars

Baby monitors, with nothing more than a simple audio feed, are slowly becoming a thing of the past. The future of baby monitoring will rely on video feeds, with night vision cameras and even two-way communication to aid in soothing your child.

Recently I placed the BabyPing Video Monitor next to the crib in our house; read on to find out my thoughts.

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myCharge Peak 6000

August 20th, 2012 No comments

4 starsmyCharge PEAK 6000

Batteries are the weakest point of any portable electronic device. They are the only piece of the mobile-puzzle that keeps us from being truly mobile. Eventually, this piece of the puzzle will be figured out. Until then, carrying a spare battery for a smart phone or tablet isn’t always possible, giving accessories such as the myCharge Peak 6000 a chance to fill a void. I reviewed the last revision of the myCharge line, now let’s take a look at the latest and greatest.

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iRig MIC Cast

July 20th, 2012 1 comment

iRig MIC Cast3 Stars

While attending CES 2011 this past January, I noticed a new trend — one that was covered in any press release or big fancy announcement. As I was walking the show floor, I noticed more and more reporters and journalists were using their iPhone as an audio recording device during interviews.

Now, the mic as it is on the iPhone does a decent job at capturing audio, but there’s room for improvement. Enter the iRig MIC Cast.

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