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Review: BubbleShield Reusable Waterproof Sleeve for Smartphones

Water and phones don’t traditionally mix (and hopefully you didn’t have to learn that the hard way); until now, that is. The BubbleShield reusable waterproof sleeve for smartphones opens up new worlds of possibility for smartphone power users; just think, now you can relax in the bath while watching Netflix without fear of losing your phone in a watery grave. …

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Apple Should Charge More for the iPhone, Not Less

Reports are surfacing today that Apple is considering a “low-cost” iPhone option for overseas markets like China (via DigiTimes and WSJ). Obviously, this is aimed at making more money by selling more iPhones in places where paying American-style prices for a smartphone just isn’t feasible for a large chunk of the population. I have a different idea: Apple should make …

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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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iOS 6 Panorama Camera Function Review + Tips

If you just purchased the iPhone 5, upgraded to iOS 6 on a previous model or are thinking about doing either, one feature you are sure to love is the new panorama feature on the built-in camera app. I played around with it this weekend in the mountains while the aspens were turning bright yellow so I’ve got a few …

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Radar: ‘Instant Lab’ for iPhone Polaroids + More

Radar keeps you informed on the latest in cool and useful tech. Follow @DailyTekk on Twitter to stay up-to-date. Here’s what’s on my radar today: Instant Lab: The New Polaroid Experience for Your iPhone The Verge turned me onto a new Kickstarter project called Instant Lab today. Looks interesting. It will print photos from your iPhone, Polaroid-style. If you like printing photos and hate using …

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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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The 5 Best Smart Watches of 2012

There are two reasons to wear a watch: fashion and function. Over the last 100 years, designers have been working furiously to create high-fashion watches but the function has basically remained the same: telling time. Over the last several decades a few new features have managed to creep in: altimeters, tide monitoring, chronographs, etc. but none of these functions are …

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Giveaway: 3 Free Copies of Interface 2 iOS Mockup App

Attention iOS app developers, designers and managers! We’re partnering with Less Code to giveaway 3 copies of their amazing, and freshly unveiled, Interface 2 iOS mockup app for iPhone an iPad. Interface 2 lets you create mockups using native iOS widgets and follows Apple’s own guidelines to help you achieve pixel perfection. Use special editors such as Subview Editing and …

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100 Ways to Discover and Enjoy Music

UPDATE 12/10/13: We’ve released a follow-up to this post with 100 More Ways to Discover and Enjoy Music. Prepare yourself for another dose of Monday roundup madness! It’s time for another crazily comprehensive, yet carefully curated, look at an entire industry–the music industry to be specific. This if the first in a two-part series on the music industry which will …

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Tiggzi Mobile App Builder Giveaway: Comment to Win!

Are you looking to build a mobile app? Of course you are because it just makes good business sense. Maybe you saw our recent post titled 100 Tools to Develop the Next Killer iOS or Android App and wanted to get in on the action but weren’t sure which direction to go. Well Tiggzi has offered to let 5 DailyTekk readers try …

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100 Tools to Develop the Next Killer iOS or Android App

This post is #11 in DailyTekk’s famous Top 100 series which explores the best startups, gadgets, apps, websites and services in a given category. Total items listed: 113. Time to compile: 6+ hours. Follow @DailyTekk on Twitter to make sure you don’t miss a week! There’s quite a list of people who are interested in creating iPhone/iPad and Android apps these days. Big publishers, indie …

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Instagram Insanity: 60+ Ways to Print, View and Share Instagram Photos

Follow @DailyTekk Instagram, the iPhone (and soon Android) app that makes it easy to share photos will friends and family, is blowing up. In March of this year, Instagram had over 27 million users and over 100,000 weekly downloads. Whether you already love it or are just now getting into the craze, this roundup is all about helping you get …

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Video Revolution: 100+ Ways to Watch and Create TV, Film and Web Video

This post is #10 in DailyTekk’s famous Top 100 series which explores the best startups, gadgets, apps, websites and services in a given category. Total items listed: 151. Time to compile: 8+ hours. Follow @DailyTekk on Twitter to make sure you don’t miss a week! Right now our culture is in the middle of a huge video revolution. The lines between content creators and …

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MintMarket App Makes it Easy to Sell Your Pre-Owned Items

For the past few days I’ve been testing a pre-launch beta version of Mint Market, a marketplace for mint condition, pre-owned items that have been purchased within the last 60 days. The free app, available for iPhone and Android devices, enables users to buy and sell goods to their immediate social network of friends, family, colleagues, and etc. Mint Market …

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DTF: The iPhone Remote for Photography by Photojojo

What’s the one thing I am always wishing I had for my iPhone? A camera remote. Imagine how happy I was to find The iPhone Remote by Photojojo! The remote works from up to 30 feet away and comes with a detachable stand. For $40 I’d say it’s a great deal. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been …

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Daily Tech Find: SHOWWX+ Pico Projector for iPhones and iPads

If you’re office is anything like my office, you’ve got a number of employees who 1.) own iPhones and 2.) travel frequently for presentations. That’s why I was pretty stoked to find the SHOWWX+ Pico Projector which can project movies, photos, presentations and streaming video up to 100″ in size. That’s pretty big for such a small device (which is …

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App Watch: Clear Is How iPhone To-Do Lists Should Be (Review)

I’m always on the lookout for ways technology can help me stay organized and traditionally I’m not a big fan of to-do list apps. You’d think that would be a recipe for lots of sticky notes on my desk (and it is) but there’s a new app making a big stink recently and it just might have what it takes …

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5 iPhone App Experts Share What It Takes to Make a Great App

What does it take to create a truly successful iPhone app? One that’s great and not just good and one that connects with users in a meaningful way? Once that has potential to make it big? That’s exactly what I asked 5 highly knowledgable app experts. Their answers below will provide you with the insight you need to engineer your …

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Daily Tech Find: ZOMM Wireless Leash Keeps You Safe (and Finds Your Keys)

With the ZOMM Wireless Leash Plus you’ll never leave your phone behind again. The poker chip-sized device lives on your keychain and wirelessly pairs with your iPhone or Android phone. Since it’s always next to your keys, that means it’s easy to use the phone app to find them should they get lost or misplaced (or purposefully hidden). Just in …

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Use Tech to Get Organized: The 100 Best Tools, Websites, Apps and More

This post is #3 in DailyTekk’s famous Top 100 series which explores the best startups, gadgets, apps, websites and services in a given category. Total items listed: 100. Time to compile: 8+ hours. Follow @DailyTekk on Twitter to make sure you don’t miss a week! As an IT Director, I can personally appreciate how hard it can be to stay organized in today’s world. …

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