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iGrillmini

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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Kensington PowerBolt 3.1 Dual Car Charger for iPhone 5 & iPad

December 9th, 2013 No comments

4 stars

Kensington PowerBolt 3.1

Having a single iPhone or smartphone used to be a big deal, then came tablets like the iPad. Now having multiple devices is the norm, which brings us to a charging dilemma. Charging your devices at home is probably a non-issue, but how about when you’re in your car? Can you and your spouse or partner charge your phones at the same time? What about an iPad? Got kids in the back with their own devices? What then? Kensington tries to address all of these questions with the PowerBolt 3.1 car charger.

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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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Speck FitFolio for iPad (2nd, 3rd, and 4th generation)

March 20th, 2013 No comments

5 Stars
Speck FitFolio for iPad

The FitFolio for iPad by Speck is one of several iPad cases offered by the long-time Apple accessory maker. Speck’s FitFolio style is very popular and available for other tablets as well. The iPad version comes in a wide variety of color and print choices. I took a look at the Megaplaid version for this review.

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Just Mobile HeadStand and Slide

February 14th, 2013 1 comment

4 stars

Just Mobile HeadStandJust Mobile Slide Promo

Having a desk with a minimalist approach is something I strive for. My current setup isn’t as minimal as it should be, but it’s a work in progress. Naturally when I met with the Just Mobile team at International CES 2013 last month and learned a bit about its HeadStand and Slide products, I just had to try them out.

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Incipio Flagship Folio Case for Retina iPad

January 21st, 2013 No comments

4 stars

Incipio Flagship Folio

There is no shortage of companies that make smartphone and tablet cases, especially for Apple devices. Incipio has been one of the leaders in that arena because they make simple, stylish, and functional cases for the most popular devices on the market. Their Feather cases have been popular for a long time, along with the Silicrylic cases. With the Flagship Folio case for the Retina iPad (3rd and 4th gen), Incipio went high-end executive on us. I used it on my trip to the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and enjoyed using it.

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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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