The Display You’ve Always Wanted For Your Mac: HP Z34c

1:00 PM, May. 26th, 2016 · · Reviews

HP Z34c Display review

The Hewlett-Packard Z34c is a 34-inch (diagonal) VA LCD display that is attractively curved.  It has a native resolution of 3440 x 1440 and sits firmly on a sturdy, detachable metal stand. It's drop-dead gorgeous, has an anti-reflective coating, stereo speakers, has a built-in USB 3 hub and multiple video inputs. It is a glorious display to behold, and will work with any modern Mac or PC. John Martellaro fawns over this display in his in-depth review.

Twelve South TimePorter for Apple Watch Requires Too Much Fussing

5:15 PM, May. 18th, 2016 · · Reviews

Twelve South TimePorter review

The Twelve South TimePorter is a combination travel case for Apple Watch accessories and stand. It looks and carries like an eyeglass case.  It's nicely made, and the concept is good. Unfortunately, as John Martellaro found out, it requires too much fussing to be considered a great product.

Satechi Aluminum Wireless Headphones: Very Much Worth the Price

4:45 PM, May. 10th, 2016 · · Reviews

Satechi Aluminim Wireless Headphones

The Satechi Aluminum Wireless on-ear headphones are moderately priced yet feature rich. While midrange and not for the perfectionist audiophile, features include enhanced bass, Bluetooth or wired operation, audio playback control buttons, three crisp aluminum colors, and a separately available stand that doubles as a USB 3 hub. John Martellaro liked them a lot—except for one negative.

Griffin’s BreakSafe USB-C Cable Replicates MagSafe For the Apple MacBook

3:00 PM, Apr. 28th, 2016 · · Reviews

Griffin BreakSafe

When Apple introduced the new MacBook in early 2015, with USB-C, the legendary MagSafe power connector had to go. Instead of innovating a replacement magnetic connector, Apple left the job to Griffin. It's called the BreakSafe, and it restores the MagSafe-like functionality to a MacBook. John Martellaro was impressed. Almost.

Dr. Mac’s Deeper Look into Budget-Priced VR Headsets

1:23 PM, Apr. 28th, 2016 · · Reviews

Google Cardboard Knockoff for $10.99

Dr. Mac tested a variety of Virtual Reality (VR) goggles that use an iPhone as its brains, sensors, and screens. In this second installment on the subject, he takes a deeper look at those goggles and offers his suggestions on which to use.

A Dynamic Duo of Inexpensive Timesaving Mac Utilities

12:45 PM, Apr. 12th, 2016 · · Reviews

moom move and zoom windows from your keyboard

Dr. Mac has always been obsessed with finding the fastest, easiest, or most elegant way of doing things. So many of his favorite Mac (and iOS) apps are simple, inexpensive utilities that help him do one thing better, faster, or more elegantly. He recently added a dynamic duo of such utilities to his Mac productivity arsenal and says today he wouldn’t want to use his Mac without them.