Tag Archives: Accessories

Apple can do so much more with Siri

Ever since Apple launched Siri with the iPhone 4s, I’ve been one of the naysayers of the technology, claiming that it’s a gimmick, and I still believe that Siri isn’t very functional. Sure, I do appreciate being able to quickly set an alarm, or send a text while I’m doing something else, but I still think the technology is a little gimmicky. And while I…

Fantastical 2 for iPad – First Look and Walkthrough [video]

Flexibits finally made Fantastical available for iPad today, and I couldn’t wait to sink my teeth in. At $9.99/£6.99 it’s not the cheapest calendar app, and that’s the introductory price. At some point in the near future it’s getting raised to $14.99/£9.99. Price aside, it looks fantastic and works beautifully. Natural language is as reliable and…

Envious of the Galaxy S5′s “Band-Aid” look? Get the “bandage” look for iPhone with Loop’s Mummy case [Review]

If you’ve seen the Galaxy S5′s Band-Aid look, and secretly want your iPhone to have the same First Aid style design ethos, you could be in luck. Loop Attachment Co.’s Mummy Case wraps your iPhone in silicone, designed to look like bandages. Its material make-up isn’t complicated. It’s all made from one material: A flexible, soft-touch silicone. It…

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…