What’s in Your Geek Travel Bag?

4:30 PM, Jul. 9th, 2015 · · Reviews

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Dr. Mac has two small mesh bags packed with all the things he likes to have when he travels. In this episode of his long-running Rants & Raves column he shows off a few items he considers essential for his travelling bag(s) of tricks.

2 Apple Watch Charging Stands for Travel Compared

3:15 PM, Jul. 7th, 2015 · · Reviews

For some users, the elegance and convenience of an Apple Watch charging stand is essential. And soon, these stands will be even more useful when watchOS 2.0 introduces the "Wake me up" feature. John Martellaro looks at two such charging stands that are especially useful for travel.

Pluto Safari iOS App Lets You Experience the July Flyby

2:10 PM, Jun. 17th, 2015 · · Reviews

After a nine year journey, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will arrive at Pluto on July 14. The Pluto Safari iOS app from Simulation Curriculum has all the details: news, the spacecraft's timeline, current location, various views from different locations and a countdown timer. John Martellaro takes a quick look at this terrific free app. 

Dr. Mac’s Guaranteed Gifts for Dads & Grads (Part I)

4:10 PM, Jun. 3rd, 2015 · · Reviews

Every day Dr. Mac plays with interesting products for Macs and iDevices so he can tell you about the best of 'em. That's why June and December are his favorite months — that’s when he gets to tell you about cool products that make awesome gifts. This week it's Dr. Mac's Guaranteed Gifts for Dads & Grads (Part I). (Don't miss the thrilling conclusion next week). 

Fantastical 2.3 Brings a Proper Event and To-do View to Apple Watch

10:59 AM, Jun. 3rd, 2015 · · Reviews

Flexibits released Fantastical 2.3 for the iPhone with support for Apple Watch on Wednesday, and Apple could take some cues from their efforts. The update brings the Calendar alternative to your wrist, complete with schedule views, notifications for upcoming events, and a Glance view that shows a quick overview of your day. Fantastical also plugs a glaring Apple Watch hole: it shows your iPhone Reminders.

HiRise Apple Watch Stand is Beautiful, Well Engineered

3:40 PM, May. 26th, 2015 · · Reviews

The HiRise Apple Watch stand from Twelve South elevates the Apple Watch beautifully, integrates the inductive charger, and showcases the smartwatch for charging overnight. It works with any model Apple Watch and bands and is a step above the ordinary in design.

Apple Watch In-Depth Review

5:40 PM, May. 18th, 2015 · · Reviews

The dust is starting to settle and we've been able to spend some serious time putting Apple Watch through its paces following its release, so we're ready to let you know what we think of Apple's entrance into the smartwatch world. Is it worth the cost, and will you really get any benefits out of slapping one on your wrist? Read on to find out.