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November 27, 2016 • Reviews

Speck’s Presidio Line of iPhone 7 Plus Cases Impresses with its Slim Protection

Speck’s new Presidio line offers impressive drop protection while only adding minimal bulk to your iPhone 7 or 7 Plus. The Presidio cases are made with a polycarbonate outer-layer and a layer of Speck’s own shock-absorbent rubber called Impactium on the interior of the case. Speck’s Presidio cases are available in a number of finishes …

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November 27, 2016 • Reviews

The Audioengine HD3 Wireless Music System Is Only Small in Size

As I’ve previously noted, I’m a huge fan of Audioengine products. The HD6 are among my favorite speakers and the B2 resides in our bedroom. So color me surprise that I think the HD3 Wireless Music System is AudioEngine’s best offering yet. These may look like simple desktop speakers, but they’re a complete music system packing …

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November 26, 2016 • Reviews

The Engineered by HP Coach Bleecker Smart Watch Review

About 6 months after I purchased an Apple Watch, I stopped wearing it. While I’ve missed the convenience of wrist notifications, I never got comfortable with wearing what amounted to a microscopic and hobbled iPhone on my wrist. I prefer a more classic wristwatch style, but I also appreciate something smart; enter, the Engineered by HP Coach …

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November 25, 2016 • Reviews

Audeeze’s Sine Over-Ear Headphones Are a Sign That You Don’t REALLY Need a 3.5mm Headphone Jack

If you have an iPhone 7, one thing that you’ve missed the most is the headphone jack. There have been countless times I’ve grabbed a pair of headphones out of my drawer to try to listen to a podcast only to remember that they have a 3.5mm jack at the end, and they now no …

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November 25, 2016 • Reviews

The BRAVEN 105 Is a Small Speaker That’s Built to Go Places

Over the past few years, we’ve reviewed a number of speakers from BRAVEN. INCIPIO’s acquisition of the brand clearly hasn’t slowed the pace of development. If anything, the exact opposite has happened, and there are a host of new products being rolled out. The BRAVEN 105 is the first of three we’ll be looking at …

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November 22, 2016 • Reviews

I Use JLab’s DJ Headphones in the Gym, and They Sound Awesome

Do you frequently work out but find yourself wanted a pair of over-the-ear headphones that won’t cost you a fortune but look and sound like they were expensive? Are you tired of wearing in-ear headphones that will dangle on your shirt and annoy you as you lift?

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November 22, 2016 • Reviews

Moshi’s Glass Screen Protector Is Perfect for Your iPhone 7

If you have an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus but looking for a bit more protection, you really need to check out Moshi’s AirFoil Glass screen protector. We had the opportunity to check the latest product from Moshi out, and see if it’s durable enough to fit the normal wear and tear a smartphone …

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November 19, 2016 • Deals

BodyGuardz Holiday Blowout Sale: 50% off Everything!

BodyGuardz is offering a special 50% Thanksgiving discount that will run from Nov 24 – Nov 29th. If you’ve been putting off getting a screen protector or a good case for your phone, don’t dally — head over to BodyGuardz and take advantage of this great deal while it’s available!

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November 18, 2016 • Reviews

Griffin’s iTrip Clip Bluetooth Headphone Adapter Is Ready for the iPhone 7

So you got your shiny new iPhone 7, And you love that they came with Lightning EarPods AND an adapter. But you’ve already lost the adapter, and your favorite headphones have a 3.5mm plug. What are you to do? That’s where Griffin’s iTrip Clip Bluetooth Headphone Adapter comes in. At just $19.99 it fits any …

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November 18, 2016 • Crowdfunding

Aircharge Keyring: Quite Possibly the Easiest Way to Wirelessly Charge Your iPhone

It may not be on most people’s wish lists, but I’ve been hoping that Apple would give the iPhone wireless charging capabilities for years. After all, many Android phones have it, and automakers are starting to include chargers for those phones in their cars. But for iPhones? No joy. The Aircharge Keyring may be a …

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November 18, 2016 • Gift Guides

Harman for the Holidays: Give the Gift of Amazing Sound with Something for Every Budget!

Everyone enjoys good music, and with a little bit of help from our favorite Harman brands, you can stay within your budget and brighten someone’s holidays. Take a look at these items from Harman, JBL, and AKG …

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November 12, 2016 • Reviews

The Parrot Zik 3 Headphones Are an Incredible Sounding Pair of Headphones

The Parrot Zik 3 are a pair of Bluetooth headphones that were heavily talked about during CES 2016 due to their great sound and even better build quality, so when the company sent me over a pair to review I was not surprised at how marvelous the headphones themselves would be.

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November 7, 2016 • Reviews

Incase’s New iPhone 7 and 7 Plus Cases Offer Beautiful, Lightweight Protection

Incase is known for their innovative phone cases, laptop sleeves, and similar accessories and these two new cases for iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are no exception. The Pop Case with hard-shell exterior provides full back, edge, and corner protection while the Textured Snap Case incorporates a textured eco-friendly fabric finish. Both cases are available …

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November 7, 2016 • Reviews

Rowkin Bit Charge Stereo Bluetooth Earbuds with Portable Charger Are the iPhone 7 Accessory You Want

It is old news that the iPhone 7 dropped the 3.5mm headphone jack in favor of wireless Bluetooth connectivity. That would be okay, except Apple has delayed the release of their AirPods Wireless Earbuds. Fear not, however, because the Rowkin Bit Charge Stereo Bluetooth Earbuds with Portable Charger are available now! They are tiny and …

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November 5, 2016 • Reviews

JBL’s Reflect Aware Are a Perfect Pair of Lightning Cable Earphones for Your New iPhone 7

After I finally received my iPhone 7 Plus, I had to come to terms with the fact if I wasn’t going to go completely wireless to listen to music, I’d have to find a pair of Lightning headphones. And just like that,  JBL’s Reflect Aware headphones arrived to review (thanks, Judie). Now the question is … are they …

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November 4, 2016 • News

Keep All Eyes on Your iPhone with this 3D Handmade Eyeball Case for the iPhone 7 Plus

It’s too bad that Halloween has already passed by because I’ve found the spookiest, affordable novelty iPhone 7 Plus case I’ve yet seen — the hand-made 3D eyeball phone case by Chic Leader.

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November 3, 2016 • Reviews

Just Mobile TENC Auto-Heal Clear Case for Phone 7: Maximum Scratch Resistance

I’ve been a long-time fan of the Just Mobile TENC Auto-Heal Clear Case; it’s the case I kept on my iPhone 6 Plus and 6S Plus, because it was the closest thing I found to carrying my phone naked. While I liked that one of its properties was that the case wouldn’t show scratches, I …

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November 2, 2016 • Reviews

Nomad’s Silicone Strap for Apple Watch Looks Better and Is More Affordable Than Apple’s

If you have an Apple Watch, then you might be a huge fan of their silicone wrist straps that come included with the popular smartwatch. But what if you wanted something a little bit nicer but with a similar feel? Well, you might be in luck.

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October 26, 2016 • Crowdfunding, News

Naked Case on Kickstarter: Perfect Scratch Protection for the Jet Black iPhone 7

I ordered a Jet Black iPhone 7 Plus, and I went into it knowing that in time I would probably see more than a few scratches on my otherwise beautiful phone. The new Naked Case on Kickstarter uses the same tough film used to protect exotic sports cars to protect your iPhone from scratches. Check …

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October 26, 2016 • Reviews

iFrogz PLUGZ and IMPULSE Wireless Earbuds Are Ready for Your iPhone 7

If you bought an iPhone 7 you know that the loss of the 3.5mm earphone plug means a new learning curve and new ear. Thanks to iFrogz there are some great choices that won’t break the bank. The $29.99 iFrogz PLUGZ Wireless and the $39.99 iFrogz IMPULSE Wireless are two of the choices.

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October 12, 2016 • Reviews

Choetech Glass Pro Premium Tempered iPhone 7 Plus Full Coverage Screen Protector Review

One of the things most glass screen protectors for iPhone have in common is that they aren’t curved, so they don’t cover the edges properly; they always end up a few mm short of the phone’s rim. For the most part, this isn’t a big deal, but it can look and feel weird.

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