Logitech Harmony Universal Remote Finally Gets It Right

5:30 PM, Dec. 26th, 2014 · · Reviews

Harmony Ultimate Home universal remote

For years I’ve been searching for the perfect universal remote control, one that was easy to set up and manage, able to control all aspects of all of my audio and video components, and reliable enough that I could throw the device’s original remote in a drawer and never miss it. 

I finally found one -- and it's awesome -- but you'll have to read the column if you want to know more...

Dr. Mac’s Tips for Maximizing and Adding Storage on iPhone and iPad

6:35 PM, Dec. 23rd, 2014 · · Reviews

iXpand Flash Drive is barely larger than its USB and Lightning connectors

Many of Dr. Mac's readers and friends had problems updating to iOS 8 over WiFi, reporting that their iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch complained that the update couldn’t be installed because it requires at least 5.7GB of storage. If your iDevice only has 8 or 16GB of storage, chances are you saw a similar message. Here is Dr. Mac's advice to those whose iDevices are full or nearly full...

STM Harbour iPhone 6 Case is Colorful, Lightweight and Inexpensive

5:20 PM, Dec. 17th, 2014 · · Reviews

STM Harbour Case For iPhone 6

The Harbour iPhone 6 (and 6 Plus) case from STM is sturdy, has dual layer construction, and works perfectly with a dock. It's lightweight, comes in four color combos, and has all the expected features of a protective case. And it's not very expensive, as iPhone cases go. However, it does not meet military standards for drops. 

Octa Lynx Grips iPads and Clamps to Just About Anything

12:30 PM, Dec. 12th, 2014 · · Reviews

Octa  Lynx iPad Stand

The Lynx iPad stand from Octa clamps to any number of irregular surfaces while also providing close-up and personal access to your tablet. It works equally well with large iPads and the iPad mini. Soft rubber clamps prevent scratches. Plus, it breaks down into three easy pieces for transport.

Three Holiday Gift Ideas for Older Techies

10:30 AM, Dec. 6th, 2014 · · Reviews

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What to get older parents and grandparents for the holidays is often a dififcult decision. They tend to get things they know they need on their own, so Nancy Carroll Gravley has three suggestions for useful gifts that the recipients need, but don't know they need.

iPhoneography 101: Essential iPhone Camera Apps

10:30 AM, Nov. 22nd, 2014 · · Reviews

Shooting iPhone pix? iPhoneography 101 is a new column from Vern Seward offering up some of the lessons he's learned taking photos with his iPhone. In this installment, he shows us some of the essential iPhone camera apps and why you should use them.