My first encounter with Bluetooth on my Mac was a mystifying experience. Whether devices were discovered seemed to be determined by eldritch forces beyond human comprehension. File transfer was hilariously unfinished, despite theroretically existing. The magic of Apple did not seem to extend to this backwater of wireless connectivity, and I shelved it in my […]
The iPhone 7 finally did it, they got rid of the headphone jack and now we’re all searching for affordable wireless headphones. Apple stated that getting rid of the headphone jack makes more room for internal hardware like batteries and the fancy new camera. But it also kind of inconveniences some of us. Especially those […]
We’ve heard a lot of talk recently about the battery life of the Apple Watch. Apple has said that the device will come with an “all day battery,” which translates to being able to run for approximately 18 hours with typical use. But what we haven’t heard is how the new smartwatch will impact the […]
This past Friday Apple enabled location-aware transmitters in all of their U.S. retail stores. Called iBeacon, this service works via Bluetooth and the Apple Store App for the iPhone to get location-based information when arriving at one of their stores. The iBeacon system is far more precise than GPS-based methods for finding exactly where someone […]
An iPad keyboard case shaped like a MacBook “clamshell” might just be the holy grail of iPad accessories. A Kickstarter campaign last year famously made this idea a reality. Since then, MacBook clamshell cases have popped up in the catalogs of several accessory makers.
So this one has been making the rounds recently. It’s called the BulletTrain, and it’s an aluminum dock that holds your Apple Wireless Keyboard and Magic Trackpad in one convenient location. The deets: Beside being the best looking keyboard ever made, the anodized aluminum unibody BulletTrain Express Keyboard Platform will blow your mind with how […]