Author Archives: James Rogers

Review: SMS Street by 50 in-ear headphones

Posted on 29 Dec 2013 by James Rogers

Finding a great set of earbuds is hard enough. How about a great set with a mic and controls similar to Apple earbuds? How about durable construction, to boot? Now that’s a task. Do SMS’s Street by 50 earbuds make the grade? Read on to find out.

Review: Satechi X-Presenter SMART

Posted on 27 Dec 2013 by James Rogers

There is no shortage of presentation remote and remote mouse apps for iOS, but the Satechi X-Presenter SMART goes a step further than that. It combines both of these functions using a Bluetooth 4.0 dongle that requires no drivers for Windows or Mac, and adds a laser pointer via a headphone jack accessory.

The Dell Venue 8 Pro- The first legit Windows competitor to the iPad Mini

Posted on by James Rogers

Microsoft fell far behind in the tablet race before finally getting serious about things last year with the Surface. Now, a year later, we finally see some legitimate Windows competitors emerging to take on the iPad Mini.

A Last Minute Gift Guide for the iOS users in your life

Posted on 22 Dec 2013 by James Rogers

We’ve all put off some or all of our Christmas shopping at some point over the years. If you find yourself in this boat right now, here is a small guide with gift ideas for the iOS users in your life.

Review: NewTrent PowerPak Xtreme powebank

Posted on 18 Dec 2013 by James Rogers

There is no shortage of rechargeable battery packs available today. However, finding one that has a high battery capacity, a 2.1 amp USB output, and a rugged water-resistant exterior is a bit more difficult. If you need a battery pack that can survive the great outdoors and handle recharging your iPad, the PowerPak Xtreme is worth a look.

Review: ZAGGfolio for iPad Air

Posted on 28 Nov 2013 by James Rogers

The ZAGGfolio was the first keyboard case compatible with the iPad Air to make it to market, and it is also one of the best. Its combination of features, and trim, lightweight design make it a strong contender for those looking to be productive with their iPads.

Review: Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Folio for the iPad Air

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Keyboard cases have proven to be one of the most popular accessories for Apple’s iPad, and Logitech is consistently one of the top providers. Their new Ultrathin Keyboard Folio combines excellent protection for the iPad Air with a top quality keyboard.

Review: Livescribe 3 Bluetooth smartpen and notebook

Posted on 18 Nov 2013 by James Rogers

The Livescribe 3 smartpen and notebook take digital ink on iOS to the next level. If you’re tired of scanning documents or writing on glass, you may find Livescribe’s unique approach refreshing.

iPad Air standby time is proof of the A7′s increased efficiency

Posted on 07 Nov 2013 by James Rogers

Apple’s new A7 processor is already proving it’s worth, supplying impressive standby battery life. It’s nice to have a big screen iPad that I don’t have to think about charging again.

Moving from the iPad Mini to the iPad Air

Posted on 04 Nov 2013 by James Rogers

Despite the iPad Mini’s portability, battery life, and great looks, I decided to make the move to the iPad Air. Here’s a look at my early experience.

New iOS security enhancements limit Find My iPhone’s flexibility

Posted on 30 Oct 2013 by James Rogers

Apple’s new security enhancements in iOS 7 are a credible theft deterrent, but also make iCloud and Find My iPhone harder to manage for groups of devices.