Tag Archives: Accessories

Two mobile products that get thumbs up – PhotoFast and GoMobilePGH

PhotoFast & ParkMobilePGH can both ease your life

Still looking for products that help you daily?  I’ve been reviewing two of them that you’ll want to consider. PhotoFast plugs into your iPhone giving you a quick and easy way to offload your phone or protect your data locally GoMobilePGH is specific to people in Western PA who want to ease their trips into Continue Reading

ThingCHARGER – a unique twist on powering your devices

ThingCHARGER puts new spin on charging stations for portable devices

  Over the years, I’ve been presented with a lot of charging devices that have been positioned as innovative, and most of the time they’re not.  Occasionally I see one that does offer some advantages — and ThingCHARGER is one of the more interesting. ThingCHARGER is like a wall plate that you plug into your Continue Reading

Phone Accessories Make Selfies & Panorama Drop Dead Easy

ellen-selfie

  In my current TEQ column I talk about the Pocket Clickstick from thumbsUp, a British company that I found has a knack for developing and marketing useful smart phone accessories. One of them with a lot of potential is the Panoramic Pod, a small, telescoping tripod that holds your phone and spins it around Continue Reading

Zoom Lens for your SmartPhone

Images with and with Carson HookUpz and Bushnell binoculars to zoom image

  Don’t you hate not being able to zoom in with your smart phone camera.  It always gets to me when I’m at one of my kid’s concerts and too far from the stage.  I really want to capture smiling faces; but neither my iPhone, nor my wife’s Android phone can do the job by Continue Reading

2013 Christmas Gift Ideas

Not just a pretty bow on your pretty girl.  They're headphones in disguise.  Jersey Shore fashion statements.

Still looking for a gift that stands out from the crowd? Here are a few ideas that will likely be appreciated by your recipient: A Klingg (not a Klingon) Perhaps you want to buy something thoughtful for somebody who is active – you know, a runner who loves to go out with their iPod and Continue Reading

Still the best utility for your computer

These buttons tuck themselves out of the way - but are always accessible.  Way to go, SnagIt developers!

For years, I’ve been claiming that I use SnagIt as much as I use Microsoft Office, which is a lot.  This image capture utility from TechSmith has been my go-to application from the moment I first loaded it onto my PC.  Over the years, I have found even more uses for it – and it Continue Reading

Not all phone chargers are alike

Different chargers for different needs. These three are from Ventev

Take sides all you want when you select your favorite mobile phone.  Whether you choose, iPhone, Android, Windows Phone or Blackberrry, they still have one thing in common: they need to be charged.  And most of us think of the charger as being incidental to the phone.  But if you want to optimize your experience, Continue Reading