Would you like to have the Slide to Unlock of iOS fame on your Mac? Do you have a need to lock your Mac’s display from prying eyes? Perhaps, you simply want a lovely photographic vista with information such as the time, date, and current temperature. By incorporating Slide To Unlock, Lock Screen Plus may just offer you the solution you have been looking for. That is, if you can forgive a less than fluid transition to and from the lock screen.
One can have rugged protection for an iPhone — if you don’t mind carrying around a brick. That is, until Scosche’s RAILkase came along. With thoughtful features and a stylish attention to detail, it’s serious protection you won’t mind carrying around every day.
If you’re looking for a speaker system for your iOS device that’s as comfortable outdoors as it is indoors, the Braven 625s is an excellent option to consider. Jeff Butts took the speaker camping, and found it to be an excellent modern addition to his family’s primitive campground site.
Taking notes has always been a traditional pen and paper ordeal. It is not far fetched to assume many dedicated iPad users still have a spiral notepad and pen at the ready. With that in mind, could Notability change your existing note taking requirements? Mark Greentree thinks so, provided you don’t need iCloud integration.
Scosche has packed a lot of features in an amazingly small package in their boomSTREAM Bluetooth speaker. David Winograd puts it through it’s paces and breaks down whether this has a place on the other end of your iPhone’s Bluetooth stream.
The latest version of VMware Fusion, virtualization software that allows Mac users to run Windows and other operating systems from within OS X, has just been released. If you are already a Fusion user, is the new version worth the upgrade? If you’ve never used virtualization software, is now the time to start? We hope we can help you answer those questions with our in-depth review and performance benchmarking of VMware Fusion 5.
FX PhotoStudioHD offers a well balanced selection of filters and photographic editing controls that will assist anyone wishing to perform photographic editing tasks on the iPad. That is, provided you don’t want to edit your photographs in portrait mode.
LYNKtec recently released the TruGlide Duo Stylus Pen. It’s a well balanced, sufficiently long stylus with a microfiber tip on one end and a ballpoint pen on the other. While expensive, it exudes weight, class and quality. It’s a great way to pamper yourself or someone else with a gift. Think of it as a fine instrument rather than a dollar stylus.
Mucoce is a Menu bar item that provides an always visible iTunes control center. You can do a lot in a small box: see the artwork, pause/play, select previous or next, rate the song, tweet it, and much more. And it only costs $0.99.
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