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Goji Play: use an iPad to turn your treadmill into a video game console (review)

Exercise usually isn’t all that fun. Unless your crazy. But if you’re sane it’s probably more of a chore. It’s something you have to do, especially if you want to stay in shape. Well for the past few weeks I’ve been testing a new device that aims to make exercising fun. It’s called the Goji Play ($99.99) and it’s ultimate …

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FLOTE M2 floor and bed premium iPad/tablet stand review

The FLOTE M2 tablet stand ($299) is an insanely well made, highly-adaptable premium tablet stand that opens up a world of new possibilities and conveniences. It’s one of those rare items that makes you wonder how you ever got along without it. Aside from it’s ability to hold your tablet (which is does very and with dramatic style), it’s the …

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Logitech Ultrathin for iPad Air review

It’s an absolute delight to be typing this review with the product I’m reviewing: the Logitech Ultrathin for iPad Air ($99). Is delight too strong of a word? Not even close. Let me start by saying that this Bluetooth keyboard is snappier and speedier than the actual Apple wireless keyboard when typing with my iPad. My Apple keyboards, when paired …

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Swivl review: turn your iPhone into a personal cameraman

Let me introduce you to Swivl ($299): part robotic cameraman, part app and part cloud service. If you’re a person with knowledge to share, Swivl may just be your new best friend. Teachers or presenters of any type… prepare to have your mind completely blow. Put simply, Swivl captures the audio, video and slides of a presenter. The setup works …

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Adonit Jot Script Pro Evernote Edition Review

This review is going to be a bit heartbreaking to write for one simple reason: I love Evernote. DailyTekk practically runs on it—nearly all of my ideas for posts start within the app. I recently wrote a piece for ReadWrite called 10 Ways to Make Evernote Rock Harder which garnered over 7k social shares. Naturally I was excited to discover the …

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The 100 Best iPad Accessories

Prepare to supercharge your Apple iPad with the best and coolest accessories around including iPad cases, stands,  styluses, speakers and docks. I’ve done all of the hard work researching the most stylish, unique and useful enhancements on the market. Is this list perfect? Nope. But it is incredibly comprehensive. Whether you own an iPad Air, an iPad Mini or a …

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Prompts vs iA Writer: A Dual iPad Writing App Review

I’ve been writing a lot lately and I’ve been doing most of it on my iPad. I love writing on the iPad. I’ve got an Origami case/stand with a full-sized Bluetooth Apple keyboard (of course I don’t write long-form content using the on-screen keyboard!). I’ve been testing out two writing apps recently: iA Writer and Prompts. Both offer distraction-reduced writing …

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Inside Flipboard

Flipboard is, and always has been, one of my favorite iPad (and now iPhone) apps. It’s often imitated but never, ever duplicated. It’s not just a news reader, it’s an experience. Part of what I love is discovering new sites dug up by Flipboard’s curation team. The user experience and interface were game-changers and continue to be considered among the …

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MyCharge Peak, Sojourn and Voyage: Never Be Without Power Again

As I use my mobile devices more and more, it seems like my batteries last less and less. That’s why I’m keen on having a backup battery handy at all times whether I’m just in the office or on a trip. I’ve used a few different battery cases for my iPhone, but I’ve yet to meet one I actually liked …

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Review: POP Bluetooth Retro Handset by Native Union

For those wanting to up the style ante or people who miss the good ol’ days when phones had rotary dials and curved handsets with the curly cord, the POP Bluetooth retro handset by Native Union may offer a welcome change of pace. Additionally if you are concerned about radiation hitting your head from their cell phone, this handset can …

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Review: GoSmart 200 Series Freedom Stylus Works Great for Precision Tablet Writing

I’m the artistic type; a graphic designer by trade/schooling who constantly sketches out big ideas and I just found a great stylus to compliment my drive: the GoSmart 200 Series Freedom Stylus. It looks and feels like a pen (except for the tip, duh) and works as advertised: it writes smooth and precise. If you are a person who enjoys …

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Why Did “The Daily” News App Fail?

When “The Daily” was launched by News Corp is was a new idea that had never been tried and thus felt a bit exciting, at least to me. I hate to admit this in front of this particular group of people, especially given the answers below, but I was a subscriber right up to the end. Luckily I can say …

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2013 ROG Awards: 5 Mainstay iOS Apps

I’m starting a new tradition this year called the ROG awards. ROG stands for Rock of Gibraltar and in this context it applies to the 5 rocksteady apps that make my iOS devices worth using. I go through a lot of apps on both my iPhone and iPad. It’s perfectly logical… I do write a tech blog for crying out …

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5 Essential Tech Accessories for Travelers and Commuters

Nothing ruins a perfectly good trip quite like that moment when you realize you are without something essential like forgetting to pack your cellphone charger. To help you avoid that, “Oh crap!” moment, I’ve compiled a list of the five most useful tech items and accessories I take with me when I travel. I do a fair amount of traveling …

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Kindle Fire HD vs New iPad is No Contest for iPad

This weekend I spent some time getting to know the Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ for the first time. We didn’t get along too well. At first glance I thought, “Hmm, this thing doesn’t look half bad.” It was a decent size and was not all too thick (or thin) and hey, it came from the people with the smile on …

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20 Fun & Unique iPad Accessories

You’re about to feast your lucky eyes on 20 of the most fun, unique, cool and, of course, useful iPad accessories the world has ever known. There’s a slight chance that you’ve seen one or two of these before, but chances are they are all brand new to you. From the usual stands and cases to the less common remote-controlled …

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Paid Apps Make My iPad Worthwhile

According to TechCrunch, most apps (89%) that are downloaded are free apps. What’s interesting to me is the fact that I get the most value from paid apps, not free apps (which seems a bit ironic). Just like anyone with an iPad/iPhone (or Android device, which I don’t have), I’ve loaded up on free apps. In the news reader/digital magazine …

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Sketched: Kindle Fire HD vs iPad (Prediction)

Amazon just launched a few new Kindle devices. Jeff Bezos has stated that he wants to make money when customers use his products, not when they buy them. The problem is, people will choose iPads over Kindles almost every time. Sketched is a fresh take on tech news and commentary. This is sketch #2. Created on an iPad using Paper. Comments?

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Radar: Is Apple’s CEO Starting to Slip? (Animated GIFs, Naked iPhones)

Ready for another daily tech update? Here’s what’s on the radar today: Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, appears to be de-Steving the company. That’s a bad thing. Animated GIFs: sometimes funny, always pointless. It’s the trend that won’t die. The agonizing decision of whether or not your iPhone should wear a case or go naked. Is Apple’s CEO Starting to Slip? …

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I Just Bought 80 iPads and Returned 20 Kindle Fires

I recently purchased 80+ iPads and 30 or so Kindle Fires for a group of employees at work. Some people got iPad 2s, but most people got the New iPad (or iPad 3, as most people still call them in conversation) and a few people got Kindle Fires. An interesting thing happened… people were given the option to keep what …

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