Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced the Fire Phone on June 18 with several novel features and a 4.7-inch display. John Martellaro takes a close look at the Fire Phone with a technical review that steers away from politics and towards what the iPhone or any potential owner would want to know about this smartphone.
Love Paris? Vern Seward points out three iOS apps that will make you fall in love all over again in this weeks Free on iTunes. Ulmon Paris Travel Guide, Triposo Paris Travel Guide, Walking Tours.
This week's Free on iTunes features four fabulous freebies. Digg, Uncrate, Meetup and NPR Music.
The Rugged Folio Bluetooth iPad mini keyboard and case from Zagg is made of polycarbonate, silicone and steel. It includes a backlit keyboard, complete protection when closed, and a removable portion that lets you keep the iPad mini protected when you don’t need the keyboard. The battery lasts for up to two years on one charge.
Nbryte’s Tablift offers an alternative way to stand up your iPad in a hands free way for bed time or video time. It has flexible, stable legs and can be used with standard iPads and the iPad mini.
The lightweight and easy-to-use Spectrum Wired Optical Mouse from Satechi has a chrome finish that looks good next to your Apple computer. It also offers seven different colors of LED illumination as backlighting. The mouse works with both left-handed and right-handed users and offers a sensitivity of 1000 dpi.
Kensington’s integrated Bluetooth keyboard for iPad Air is a delight to use and offers several useful features. Notable is the ability to access the internal battery for emergency use and a magnetic gutter to hold the iPad securely in place.
Looking for something to watch? Vern Seward points out 3 iOS apps that'll help in this week's Free on iTubes. Yidio, Frequency, and Fan TV.
Taotronics CODE Donut Bluetooth 3.0 portable battery powered speaker should be a hit with teens and tweens because it is colorful, unique, and has satisfactory sound with good bass. It includes a microphone, and it allows the user to take phone calls when paired with an iPhone.
The UAG Scout Case for iPad Air provides rugged, full coverage and a built-in stand. An added plus is the oversize buttons. It meets military MIL-SPEC drop standards.
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