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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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August 1, 2015 • Reviews

Satechi’s SX20 Battery Pack Has Enough Juice to Charge FOUR of Your Devices

I feel like I have an addiction: Battery Chargers. I hadn’t found one that will charge all of my devices collectively at night when I go to bed, or whenever I’m traveling, hold up enough juice to last throughout the day. It’s safe to say that has changed. 

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July 26, 2015 • News

Too Many Devices to Charge? There’s a Charging Station Available with Dozens of Ports

Do you have way too many things to charge and not enough outlets to charge them all? Or do you have annoying little USB cubes in every port with one or two devices charging and want to free up clutter?

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July 25, 2015 • Crowdfunding, News

The Tudia Klip Will Stop Your Charging Cable from Fraying

Are you hard on your cables and have a serious problem with paying for a new one every time yours shorts or frays? Well lucky for you there’s someone who had the same issue that created a solution called the Tudia Klip.

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July 22, 2015 • Reviews

ZAGG Folio Is a Great Travel Companion for the iPad Air!

I don’t travel near as much as I used to, but when I do I no longer drag a laptop with me, opting instead for my iPad Air. Of course, to do any productive writing I will need a separate keyboard; recently I took the ZAGG Folio case with built-in Bluetooth keyboard and it fit …

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