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.

UX Write: A First Class Word Processor for iPad, Part 2

4:15 PM, Mar. 20th, 2013 · · In-Depth Review

UX Write for iPad Review, Part II

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.