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Giveaway: Win yourself a Darkside Ollie from Sphero!

We’ve once again teamed up with the awesome folks at Sphero and are giving away their newest app-controlled robot: Darkside. The new, blacked-out Darkside is a revamped version of last year’s Ollie and has a mind of its own. We just published our full review of the device and are now giving you the chance to win one of your own! To enter, simply…

Review: Darkside Ollie by Sphero

Fresh from a super cool collaboration with Disney and Lucasfilm for the new Star Wars movie (yep, BB-8 is their work), Sphero this week unveiled its newest app controlled droid: Darkside. An update to last year’s Ollie, Darkside is a blacked-out version that channels its inner Sith powers and is much less subservient than its blue and white…

Review: STM Dux rugged case for iPad Air 2

You’re probably most aware of STM as a manufacturer of laptop bags and sleeves. But given our focus here at TiP, we’ve always enjoyed taking a look at STM’s protective gear for our iOS devices. The company’s latest effort is the STM Dux for iPad Air 2 (an update to last year’s Dux for iPad Air and iPad mini). The Dux line is a collection of…

Review: Inateck BTSP-20 waterproof Bluetooth speaker

I usually spend all day listening to music or podcasts and I much prefer using an external speaker rather than my iPhone or Mac’s built-in ones. When I’m working in the office, cooking in the kitchen, or relaxing in the living room, I like to take a Bluetooth speaker with me to provide that extra sound quality for my media. One area where I…

A glass iPhone 6 screen protector that’s ridiculously simple to apply, PerfectFit’s GlassShield [Hands-On and Application]

There are tons of screen protectors on the market, ranging from free plastic films that come with cases to sapphire crystal ones. But in many cases, they’re really difficult to apply perfectly first time. And unless you happen to have more than one of them, you only have one chance to apply it. I’ve lost count of the number of screen protectors…

Simple yet functional: the Inateck HB7003 USB hub

As time goes on, some of the technology that we used to find on our electronics has gone away. But one series of ports has continued to live and evolve: the USB port. Now, with all of our electronic devices, we may not have enough USB ports to power and drive everything. That’s where the Inateck HB7003 saves the day. The Inateck HB7003 is a useful…

Form meets function: Truffol Station 7 USB hub review

You might recall earlier in the year I reviewed a USB charging hub from Truffol: the Station 5. I loved most everything about it, from the striking design to the multiplicity of charging ports to its compact footprint saving space on my desk. Needless to say, when it came to using Truffol’s other USB hub, the Station 7, I had high expectations….