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iCarbons skins for MacBook Review: Give your Mac some personality!

There’s one thing that is incredibly annoying about Apple’s portable Macs — they all look pretty much the same! Sure, there are different sizes and slightly different shapes but look around any coffee shop or lecture hall and you’ll see a number of plain, silver laptops all looking like twins. While Apple has differentiated its iPhones with…

Review: Group Text+ and Email+ by Contrast

Composing a group message in Group Text+. Email+ operates exactly the same. If you’re someone that likes improving your workflow on your iPhone, you may have come across Launch Center Pro. This app, created by Contrast, created a new way for users to access actions and shortcuts. Now, Contrast is giving us two new apps that make communicating with…

iCarbons Review: The best iPhone skins on the market

Historically, I’ve avoided skins on my iPhone. In my experience, they’ve been poorly made, have peeled, bubbled or scuffed within days of application, and generally aren’t worth purchasing however cheap you can find them. I had heard of iCarbons before but never used one myself — Cam took a look at one last year for the iPad Air — and since…

Ollie by Sphero review: Built for speed

You’ve probably heard of Sphero thanks to the company’s app-controlled ball of the same name. In fact, if you’ve been paying attention, you will have realized that we got ahold of one recently posted our findings on the minute ball of fun just yesterday. The team behind Sphero is back with a new connected toy designed to hit a top speed of 14mph and…

Twelve South SurfacePad for iPhone 6/6 Plus review

Few accessory companies have earned as much space in my office as Twelve South. Having a manufacturer focussed on – and dedicated purely to – making great products for Apple devices is refreshing. Too many big companies try and make every single type of case for every single device. Not Twelve South. Its products are unique, and you won’t find anything…

Misfit Flash – The best fitness & sleep tracker under $50? [Review]

In the fitness tracking world, Jawbone, Fitbit and Nike seem to draw the most attention. But there is at least one more company you should at least take notice of in this arena: Misfit. Its first product, the Shine, is a shiny, metal disc you can attach to any garment, wear around your wrist, neck, or keep in your pocket. Its styling was classy, and it…

iOttie Easy Flex 3 review: A versatile mount for your iPhone

If you use your iPhone for its satellite navigation capabilities in your car, or if you like to have an easily adjustable mount for your device on your desk, you’ve probably heard of iOttie — makers of a number of mounts and stands for smartphones. The company’s Easy Flex 3 is its latest attempt to revolutionize the mounting experience. The Easy…

JBL Clip Review: Powerful audio performance with clip-on portability

My expectations are fairly low for portable Bluetooth speakers. They all usually sound about the same, don’t quite reach the volume levels you realistically need and the audio quality is generally lacking. It’s not surprising when the main focus is portability that these aspects end up being sacrificed in the process of getting there. In the case…