Microsoft Word for iPad Gets Touch Word Processing (Mostly) Right

2:30 PM, Apr. 15th, 2014 · · In-Depth Review

MS Word for iPad review

Through the decades, we've never known anything else but Microsoft Word for Windows and Mac. On the iPad, it's, right away, the familiar workings of Word, with cross-platform file compatibility. But it's also developed with many of the key technologies and User Interfaces so well appreciated on the iPad.  John Martellaro thinks it's a sight to behold.

iLoud BT Speaker Features 40W of LOUD with Clear, Clean Audio

3:10 PM, Mar. 5th, 2014 · · In-Depth Review

"If it's too loud, you're too old" doesn't mean much if what you're listening to is distorted and fuzzy. Fortunately, IK Multimedia's new iLoud mobile monitor (you can call it a speaker) delivers a crystal clear, blow-the-door-off-the-hinges output and a built-in feature that has a special appeal to Contributing Editor Chuck La Tournous and other iRig-loving musicians.

Chil’s Notchbook Case for iPad Air Takes a Different Approach

3:15 PM, Feb. 18th, 2014 · · In-Depth Review

Chil Notchbook for iPad Air review

Every iPad case maker uses a specific approach or two.  It might be low weight, a high level of protection, attractive, artistic design, or the ability to be used in multiple orientations to name a few. Chil has taken its own approach which is novel and effective, but it may not suit everyone.  John Martellaro sizes up this unusual but quality case called the Notchbook for iPad Air.

LaCie’s Fuel Adds a Terabyte of Storage to iPad/iPhone

4:45 PM, Feb. 13th, 2014 · · In-Depth Review

The LaCie Fuel is a small, battery powered, good looking terabyte drive that augments the storage of iOS devices and is focused on the Apple customer. It acts as a Wi-Fi source, and can transmit HD video to up to three devices simultaneously. Its storage is easily accessed with the Seagate Media iOS app. John Martellaro reviews it, in-depth.

A Next Generation Stylus: TruGlide Apex Uses Electronic Magic

12:20 PM, Jan. 28th, 2014 · · In-Depth Review

LYNKtec Apex stylus review

Stylus technology continues to evolve both in the materials used for the nib and new electronic technology that makes the stylus feel more natural. That means a smaller nib, more along the lines of a ballpoint pen. The LYNKtec TruGlide Apex Fine Point Active Stylus is one of the first of that new breed, so it requires some magical help from Maxwell's equations.

Superb Macally Clear Case for iPad Air Won’t Weigh it Down

3:30 PM, Dec. 9th, 2013 · · In-Depth Review

Macally Clear Case with Reversible Cover, review

The Macally Clear Case with Reversible Cover consists of a clear plastic back and a soft cover that's reversible and detachable. Each piece weighs just over 3.5 ounces, and even when using both, the iPad air is both fully protected and retains most of its featherweight feel. It earned a TMO 4.5/5 rating.