How to Work With Location Services in iOS 7

10:30 AM, Jun. 14th, 2014 · · iPod

An image of a large red pin pushed into a map displayed on an iPhone screen

One of the biggest advantages to toting around an iOS device is the utility and pleasure derived from using location-aware apps and functionality. Sandro Cuccia shows you how you can mitigate any privacy concerns by applying fine controls to how Location Services are used on your device.

Free Red Cross Apps For Emergencies Near You

8:35 PM, Jun. 13th, 2014 · · iPod

Free on iTunes

Vern Seward points out some stellar apps from Red Cross, including Red Cross Earthquake app, Flood, Hurricane, Wildfire, and Tornado apps. These you MUST have. They're free, and they might be just what you need if you find yourself in an emergency situation.

Griffin Wired Keyboard for iOS Devices Eliminates Bluetooth Headaches

2:23 PM, Jun. 5th, 2014 · · iPod

Griffin Technology Wired Keyboard for iOS Devices

The Griffin wired keyboard for iOS devices is designed for those who, well, don’t like Bluetooth or work in environments where Bluetooth isn't practical or allowed when needed. For example, classrooms, government offices and commercial flights. This full-size keyboard solves that problem. Plus it doesn't need batteries.

Refurb Store Hides iPod Classic From Sidebar

8:15 PM, May. 30th, 2014 · · iPod

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The iPod Classic has disappeared from the sidebar in the Refurb section of the Apple online store. While the page still exists, it is no longer easily accessible from the main refurb section.

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This is probably going to be met by a lot of shrugs, but I have over a decade of fond iPod memories. Yeah the iMac made some noise, but the iPod turned it up to eleven.

GoSmart Crossover 400 Stylus is Beautiful and Still a Leap Ahead

2:30 PM, May. 30th, 2014 · · iPod

Review: GoSmart Crossover 400 Stylus

GoSmart is introducing a new member of its line of styluses, the Crossover 400.  It's shorter than previous models, looks beautiful, and includes a replaceable ballpoint pen. It retains GoSmart's unique filament tip that glides over Gorilla Glass better than any other tip we've tested. Plus, it's not all that expensive.

IZON Video Monitor Makes for Handy Security Observations

3:45 PM, May. 21st, 2014 · · iPod

Stem Innovation IZON 2.0 Remote Room Monitor

The IZON 2.0 Wi-Fi Video Monitor along with the free IZON app will allow you to watch specific areas inside or outside, streaming the images to your iPhone at 10 fps. For security, the videos are stored on IZON's external server and can be downloaded anywhere. Is someone stealing your tomatoes?  Now you can catch them doing it.

LYNKtec’s Magical Apex Electronic Stylus is Now Rechargeable

12:25 PM, May. 13th, 2014 · · iPod

LYNKtec Rechargeable Apex Fine Point Stylus review

Back in January, LYNKtec introduced its Apex Fine Point Active electronic stylus with an ultra small 2.3 mm tip. Now, the product has been upgraded to a new model with a rechargeable battery. Plus, it's pleasingly longer, includes a pocket clip and has a more durable polymer nib. This is an outstanding stylus.