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Meet Tado – Nest Thermostat’s less attractive, but intelligent European alternative – Eyes On [CU Exposed 2014]

Thermostat Here in the UK, or in Europe in general, we don’t have Nest. (Unless you count some of the Spanish natives who import it). For whatever reason, whether it’s because they can’t figure out the EU heating systems or because it’s difficult to re-engineer it, it hasn’t made its way yet. Instead, what we do have may not look like much, but it is…

Elgato’s EyeTV W gives you TV access on your iDevice without using any of your data – Hands On [CU Exposed 2014]

Last year at CU Exposed I checked out the EyeTV receiver for iPad and iPhone. It was great, but it had a flaw: It was 30-pin only, and thanks to Apple’s strict and expensive authorisation process, the Lightning version was delayed until the summer. This year, the EyeTV with Lightning connector was on show, and it wasn’t the model that caught my eye….

Henge Docks Gravitas – Possibly the most solid, useful and universal iPhone and iPad dock on the market – Hands On [CU Exposed 2014]

At CU Exposed this year there were a great many solutions to common iPhone user frustrations. One of which, although surprising, is the quest to find a great, solid universal dock. Don’t get me wrong, there are some nice docks out there like Twelve South’s HiRise for iPad mini/iPhone and the Belkin Express Dock, but neither provides me with a solid enough…

Mophie’s Space Pack for iPhone 5/5s gives you extra battery power and storage in one case – Hands On [CU Exposed 2014]

Mophie’s well-known for its battery packs and cases. In fact, if you were to think of battery cases for iPhone, its name would be among the first on your mind. Earlier this year, the company announced a brand new product called Space Pack. Like the Juice Pack it adds some extra battery power to your iPhone, but also gives you extra storage capacity….

SurfacePad for iPad mini – the perfect case for your iPad [Review]

Those that oft read my reviews will look at this and immediately know why I love this case…red. But aside from that, there are many other reasons I have come to love the newest edition to TwelveSouth’s SurfacePad lineup. I’ve had this on my iPad for a few days now, and don’t currently see a reason I would take it off. Spoiler: If you drop your iPad…

My 5 favorite Pebble Watchfaces

Since Pebble only gives you space for up to 8 watchfaces and apps, it’s important to find a few favorites and just stick to those. If I could have 20+ installed, I would. But on the plus side, it means I don’t have anything on my Pebble Steel that I don’t really like. Here are the 5 third party watchfaces I’ve loaded on to my smartwatch, and why I like…