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Canaccord: Get Ready for Big iPhone 6 Sales

10:25 AM, Jul. 24th, 2014 · · Just a Peek

iPhone 5S sales may not be as strong as most analysts would like, but that's nothing to worry about, according to Canaccord Genuity's Michael Walkley, because the iPhone 6 is coming and everybody wants one.

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Analysts are putting a lot of faith in the next iPhone, and that makes sense considering sales jump up when new models are introduced. 

3 Free Funny Apps for iOS

7:54 PM, May. 9th, 2014 · · Just a Peek

Free on iTunes

Need a laugh? Vern Seward points out 3 iOS apps that'll have you knee slapping in no time in this week's Free on iTunes. Comedy Central, Comedy Central Standup, and WitStream.

Dave Peck at WWDC: Making VPN Fun and Easy (for a Change)

11:27 AM, Jun. 15th, 2013 · Dave Hamilton, Julie Kuehl, & John Martellaro · Just a Peek

Dave Peck, Peter Sagerson and Nick Robinson were all doing freelance work in Seattle. They would gather at one of the many coffee shops there, getting caffeinated and doing their work. Then one day, Dave Peck realized they were using all these open wireless networks, completely non-secure, and doing sensitive client work. Then they realized they needed one of those VPN clients. Except, they were all so bad.  The rest is history.

Battle Pocket Bulge With The Hint for iPhone

7:35 PM, Feb. 10th, 2012 · · Just a Peek


How can you reduce pocket bulges and still carry your iPhone and essential wallet contents? Here’s a hint. Vern Seward take a look at Waterfield Design’s Hint iPhone 4 wallet/case hybrid in this edition of Just a Peek.

Touch Up iPad-bound Pix With TouchRetouch HD

11:31 AM, Feb. 6th, 2012 · · Just a Peek

With the right app installed, iOS devices can amazing things. Vern Seward looks at one such app, TouchRetouch, an app for removing or adding objects to your photos, in this edition of Just a Peek.

iPad Stand on the Go: Satechi R1 Arm Hinge

10:02 AM, Jan. 2nd, 2012 · · Just a Peek


Need a stand for your iPad? Vern Seward take a look at Satechi’s R1 Arm Hinge Tablet Stand in this installment of Just a Peek. Read on to see if this portable stand is worth the space in your tech bag.

Verbatim Ultra-Slim Bluetooth Keyboard

10:25 AM, Dec. 29th, 2011 · · Just a Peek


Vern Seward takes a peek at the deminuitive Verbatim Ultra-Slim Bluetooth Keyboard. It’s thin, compact, and works with the iPhone and iPad, but does the device warrant your consideration? Read on!

LifeProof Case for iPhone 4/4S: Protection Without Bulk

5:51 PM, Oct. 28th, 2011 · · Just a Peek


There are iPhone cases that offer varying degree of protection. Are there cases that hit that sweet spot between protection and useability? Vern Seward puts a LifeProof case to the test in this edition of Just a Peek.