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December 1, 2015 • News

ZAGG Power Amp 3 Portable Charger and Flashlight Is Small But Powerful

I recently reviewed the ZAGG Power Amp 12 Portable Charger and Flashlight. It is big, powerful, and charges your phone up to four times. Its a great option if you need serious power. If you want something smaller and easier to carry the $29.99 ZAGG Power Amp 3 Portable Charger and Flashlight is a great …

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November 30, 2015 • News

ZAGG Power Amp 12 Portable Charger and Flashlight Keeps Your Phone Going

With CES 2016 on the way thoughts turn to external batteries. Truth is, Judie and I have discovered that we can never have too many of them as we run from meeting to meeting. The new ZAGG Power Amp 12 Portable Charger and Flashlight is a great option that will charge an iPhone four times …

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November 24, 2015 • Reviews

Get Rid of That Netbook, and Get Yourself a Kangaroo Mobile PC!

These days I try to keep it as minimalistic as possible, and even as an avid Mac user there are certain instances where I NEED to use Windows, and I think I might have found the perfect solution, all for under $100 dollars.

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November 17, 2015 • Reviews

IK Multimedia iKlip Studio is a Tablet Stand for On the Go

The IK Multimedia iKlip Studio is, “A sturdy, adjustable stand for iPad and iPad mini” and it works well. Priced under $30, it creates a stable base for your tablet whether you are a musician or simply want your tablet at a stable, easy-to-read angle. It folds flat, is easy to transport, easy to use, …

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November 17, 2015 • Reviews

Get Charged up at Night with the Griffin WatchStand Powered Charging Station!

When I purchased my Apple Watch I knew I wanted a dock for it. After all, I don’t want to leave my watch simply sitting on my table charging each night. That, however, meant an additional device charger on my table. The Griffin WatchStand allows me to charge both my phone and a second device at …

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November 13, 2015 • News

IK Multimedia iRig Acoustic Reinvents Guitar Miking for Mobile

The IK Multimedia iRig Acoustic is something totally new and hugely innovative. As the company notes it, “Reinvents Guitar Miking for Mobile” and does so in a smart, innovative way that musicians are going to love. It is the first acoustic guitar mobile microphone/interface for use with iOS devices, Macs and Androids too! It is …

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November 12, 2015 • Reviews

Cheero’s Power Plus 3 Is Small with HUGE Battery Life

I had the opportunity to review Cheero’s Power Plus 3 backup battery pack. The 13400mAh battery is small and round and although it has the same qualities as the Ingress I reviewed a few months ago, it packs a bit more in its frame, because it’s not the size of the boat…

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November 6, 2015 • Editorials

Livescribe Acquired for $15 Million-End of the SmartPen Era?

Back in 2007, Livescribe introduced a product that bridged the analog and digital worlds-you use a physical pen and real paper, but everything you do is digitized and stored to be searchable and categorized. It was awesome, and just got better-in 2014 Dan reviewed the Livescribe 3, which I continue to love.

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November 5, 2015 • Sponsored

3M Privacy Filters Are the Antidote to Prying Eyes #ad #privacymatters

This post brought to you by 3M. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Gear Diary. Your information belongs to you. It’s more valuable than just about anything else you own and yet, when working in a public place it it open and available to anyone passing by your device’s screen.

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October 22, 2015 • Reviews

The JBL Flip 3 is an Impressive Splashproof Bluetooth Speaker for Under $100

The first JBL Flip Bluetooth speaker was a small wonder. Its audio quality put the Jawbone JamBox to shame. The second generation JBL Flip improved the sound and ditched the unique charger in favor of a universal microUSB. The JBL Flip 3 goes further by improving the sound, adding deep base and going splash-proof. It’s …

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September 28, 2015 • Crowdfunding, News

Chargerito Is the World’s Smallest Portable Charger

The one thing that you always wish you had with you when you don’t is a charge for your mobile device. Well now there’s a remedy to your problems.

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September 28, 2015 • Reviews

Carry Your Tech and Look Professional Doing It Part 1 – the Moshi Urbana Mini

My office is business formal. Men wear suits and ties, and women must wear skirts, pantsuits, or similar attire. It’s actually easy to dress that way once you’re used to it, but the dilemma for me is always in how to haul my gear. I am looking at the first of a few potential solutions …

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September 22, 2015 • Reviews

The Incipio ClamCase Pro for iPad Air 2: Makes Your iPad the Best Laptop It Can Be

If you have an iPad, you may have felt a little niggle of interest (jealousy?) when Apple announced their new iPad Pro — not so much because of the Pro’s larger size (okay, maybe just a little bit), but because of its laptop-like capabilities. The thing is, if you have an iPad Air 2, you …

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September 15, 2015 • Reviews

Give Your Gadgets the Wood Effect with Cover-Up’s Products

Have you ever thought about covering up your Macbook? What about giving your iPhone a nice wood feel to it/ Well I had the opportunity to do both when I received Cover-Up’s Woodback collection for the Macbook and iPhone 6 Plus.   If you’ve never been interested in having real wood on your devices, you …

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September 6, 2015 • Reviews

The Scosche goBAT 6000 Has Power to Move You

If you are on the move and rely heavily on your phone or tablet the way we at Gear Diary do, you know how important having an external battery is. The Scosche goBAT 6000 Portable Wall Charger & Back-Up Battery is a great option for power on the go and at home. It’s well worth …

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August 30, 2015 • Reviews

Griffin’s Reversible Premium Lighting Cable Will Power You Up

If you are reading the site it means you love your gadgets. And if your gadgets of choice come from Apple it means you need USB-to-Lightning cases to keep your mobile devices powered up. If you need USB-to-Lightning cables you’ll want to check out Griffin’s Reversible Premium Lighting Cable. They are a simple accessory that …

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August 21, 2015 • Reviews

The JamSpot by Bracketron Is a Great Way to Dock Your Tablet

If you are one of the few people who still use a tablet instead of an enormous smartphone, or even if you have both, you’ll know that attempting to dock them in places like your bed, on planes, or while even just sitting right there on your desk at work, there are few options that …

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August 20, 2015 • Reviews

The Moshi iPad Air 2 VersaCover: Type, Read, & Watch with This Folding Case

This is my iPad Air 2; there are others like it, but this one is mine. In its natural state, my iPad has no screen cover, nor does it have scratch protection on the back. I can hold it in my hand, but I can’t stand it up for viewing or easier data entry without propping …

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August 18, 2015 • Reviews

Boombotix’s Boombot Pro Is a Bluetooth Speaker That Lets You Leave Your Phone at Home

Boombotix’s Boombot Pro is the latest in a growing group of pocket bluetooth speakers available out on the market. Not only is the speaker made to be used on the go, but you can certainly use it while in your home.

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August 17, 2015 • Gift Guides

Gear Diary’s Must-Have Back to School Gift Guide

What do you mean Back to School? The summer is already over? Well not really, but everywhere you go, you will see businesses advertising Back to School Specials. But this year you shouldn’t just send your child back to school with a boring calculator, binder, and a few packs of paper; here is our must-have Back to …

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August 4, 2015 • Reviews

Moshi iVisor AG: Screen Protection for your iPad Air 2

If you’ve got an iPad Air 2 and you have a cover on it, you might think that’s enough to protect your screen. Maybe it is … but why take the chance? Putting a screen protector on your iPad is reasonable insurance against a scratched or cracked screen, and a protector like the Moshi iVisor AG can help.

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