UX Write for the iPad is an excellent word processor for the iPad and includes Dropbox support. Last summer, it was reviewed by The Mac Observer and given a Solid rating. Since then the author has continuously improved this app, and now it includes the ability to export in the .docx format. This Part II is an update to the current state of the app and includes a revised rating.
Quirky’s Keeper iPhone 5 case offers a new spin on a combination iPhone case and wallet. The concept is good, but the product needs a bit of improvement.
The new AV Pro external drive enclosure from CalDigit offers impressive USB 3.0 speed along with convenient FireWire 800 compatibility, but its lack of user-replaceable drives means that only professionals with the highest performance requirements, and budgets, will be eager to pick one up.
The Cally app for iOS is a units and currency converter plus a scientific calculator. It is brilliant at conversions, but flubs badly as a calculator. John Martellaro explains why the calculator part needs a complete overhaul.
Looking for great headphones that offer solid bass without muddying up the sound? Bryan Chaffin reviews the V-Moda Crossfade M-100 headphones. He said they look great and sound even better.
The IGearUnlimited iPad mini Case might be the one for you. It's expensive, and well built, but it has another problem that you may or may not be able to live with. David Winograd tells all about after using it for a few weeks.
In the current Internet threat environment, a security package that scans for incoming malware is essential. However, if security software is too technical or confusing, customers, especially those new to the Mac, won't use it. Intego has set out to change all that.
Clarm for iOS is a Universal app that features date, time, weather and alarms, all overlaid on drop-dead gorgeous photographic backgrounds. However, for a beautiful and simple app, it also has several serious weaknesses.
The NuScribe stylus is a slim, ballpoint pen lookalike. It has a traditional black ballpoint on the slender end and a rubber stylus at the top next to the pocket clip. It's designed to look good, but best of all, it's extraordinarily inexpensive at US$9.00
Newer Technology has just introduced a full leather folio case for the iPad mini. There is no inner plastic shell that needs to be clipped on; instead, a small flap keeps the iPad in place. A magnet enables sleep/wake, and there are two landscape orientations. A screen protector is included.
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