New olloclip 2X Telephoto for iPhone: Glass Beats Software

3:15 PM, Jul. 30th, 2013 · · In-Depth Review

olloclip 2x tele + CPL

The 8 megapixel camera in the iPhone 5 is pretty good, and iOS provides a digital zoom, but serious photographers know that digital zoom is sketchy and having a real glass telephoto is preferable.  The olloclip 2x telephoto (for iPhone 5 or 4S) provides that optical advantage and includes an adjustable polarizing filter. When combined with olloclip's special iPhone 5 (or 4S) case, the combination makes for easy accessibility and excellent telephoto images.

Antec PowerUp: Vast Power on the Go for Your iOS Device

7:15 PM, Jun. 25th, 2013 · · In-Depth Review

Antec PowerUp 6000 review

Many people really love what they consider their ultimate iPhone case. For those folks, a bulky battery pack inside a case just won't do. If that describes you, but you still need additional power for your iPhone, the best choice is a small, handy, external battery pack that can be used with any iOS device. That's just what the Antec Advance PowerUp 6000 is. It's small, cleanly designed, full of 6000 mAh goodness, and could save the day by being able to charge your iPhone four times before exhaustion. And the price is great.

olloclip’s Quick-Flip Case for iPhone: Ingenious Solution

5:29 PM, Jun. 5th, 2013 · · In-Depth Review

olloclip Quick-Flip case review

You have one of the fabulous olloclip lens kits for the iPhone that provides add-on fisheye, wide angle and macro lenses. But you have to remove your current case to use the lenses. That's a real pain. olloclip has solved that problem by launching its own iPhone case with a top section that flips out of the way. And it still protects your iPhone nicely.

An iPhone Veteran Evaluates a Samsung Galaxy Note II

1:00 PM, May. 22nd, 2013 · · In-Depth Review

Samsung Galaxy Note II review

You've heard about the phablets, notably the Samsung Galaxy Note II with a 5.5 inch display, running Android. Unfortunately, not all of the writing about the device, and phablets in general, has been phabulous.  Here is an in-depth, no holds barred, technical analysis and detailed review of the Galaxy Note II by John Martellaro. It may not be what you were expecting.
 

Ulysses III: A Next Generation Writer’s Environment for OS X

1:55 PM, May. 2nd, 2013 · · In-Depth Review

Ulysses III for oS X review

Ulysses III is a complete rewrite of the legendary Ulysses II writing tool.  It uses a wide range of OS X technologies to create a focused, elegant writing environment. By using Markdown, it separates how the document looks from the content. Version 1.0.1 is missing a few minor features, but is a solid and impressive initial release.  John Martellaro liked it a lot.

TruGlide Pro Stylus: Smaller Microfiber, Megafabulous

3:12 PM, Apr. 30th, 2013 · · In-Depth Review

LYNKtec TruGlide Pro Stylus review

There are times when the iPad or iPhone user needs a stylus. And because stylus technology has come a long way in terms of the design, craftsmanship and the nib material, they're even more fun to use. The LYNKtec TruGlide Pro, with a 5 mm microfiber tip, is the best pure stylus John Martellaro has ever used. Here's his review.

PowerTrekk Charges Your iPhone by Magic. OK, Hydrogen & Water

12:30 PM, Apr. 24th, 2013 · · In-Depth Review

PowerTrekk review

Forget warp drive, Mr. Fission and flying cars. For a real glimpse of tomorrow's technology today, it's hard to imagine anything cooler than charging your iPhone with a tablespoon of water. Contributing Editor Chuck La Tournous looks at the PowerTrekk -- a hydrogen fuel cell that's barely indistiguishable from magic.

Project Your Image With ipico Handheld Projector for iPhone

2:35 PM, Apr. 9th, 2013 · · In-Depth Review

ipico Handheld Projector for iPhone review

Those mostly awesome tabletop optical projectors that are used for presentations are bright but are still fairly expensive. For certain uses, it's often handy to have a handheld device that can attach to an iPhone.  The ipico handheld projector is about the size of the iPhone and can throw an image over 6 ft. with good visibility in darkened conditions. Currently available for iPhone 3GS, 4 and 4S.
 

Follow the Sun with the Fabulous Sun Seeker for iOS

5:00 PM, Apr. 3rd, 2013 · · In-Depth Review

Sun Seeker for iaos Review

There are occasions when a photographer, cinematographer, astronomer, real estate agent, gardner, pilot or architect needs to know a lot more about the Sun's position than simply sunrise and sunset. Sun Seeker by Ajnaware Pty Ltd in Sydney, Australia tells you almost everything you can know about the position of the Sun for any day of the year. Plus, augmented reality allows you to find the Sun even on a cloudy day.