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Review: Scosche enters car radio fray with iOS connected controlFREQrating

05/26/2013, 07:10:PM

After decades in the car audio industry, and many years spent as a consumer device and accessory maker, Scosche recently debuted its first Bluetooth car stereo receiver in the controlFREQ, a single DIN head unit that can be controlled with smartphone app.

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Review: AL13 raises the bar for iPhone bumper designrating

05/18/2013, 07:14:AM

Designed by m has managed to craft one of the most exquisite and well designed iPhone bumpers we've ever seen — in fact "bumper" seems too unrefined a descriptor — but one flaw could mar for some people what is otherwise a nearly perfect companion to Apple's smartphone.

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Review: GOAL ZERO's Switch 8 Solar Kit juices your iPhone with sunbeamsrating

03/22/2013, 09:51:PM

GOAL ZERO has made a name for itself with a lineup of flexible, solar-based charging equipment tailored to outdoorsy users, but the company's latest products, including the portable Switch 8 system, represent a direct play for the attention of mainstream consumers.

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Review: Definitive Technology's Sound Cylinder delivers premium audio in compact packagerating

03/08/2013, 07:56:PM

When Apple switched to the proprietary Lightning protocol with its latest salvo of iOS device launches, many users were pushed toward Bluetooth solutions in lieu of true Lightning-capable speakers, but compromises in sound quality provided for less-than-stellar performance. Definitive Technology looks to change that with its new Sound Cylinder, a high-end Bluetooth-enabled speaker that delivers true 2.1 channel audio.

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Review: Apple's iPad minirating

11/06/2012, 12:10:PM

Apple's new iPad mini is likely to become its most popular iPad, due to a light, thin design that delivers tablet optimized apps in a more portable package at a reduced price.

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Review: Apple's fourth-generation iPadrating

11/05/2012, 07:08:PM

Arguably the biggest surprise product debut from Apple in 2012 is the new fourth-generation iPad, a tablet that replaces its predecessor and doubles its performance after less than a year on the market.

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Review: Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina displayrating

10/30/2012, 07:08:PM

The new 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display brings Apple's much-heralded high-resolution screen to its most popular notebook model. It's a beautiful, powerful machine, but does it justify its $500 premium over the price of the legacy 13-inch MacBook Pro?

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Review: iPod touch (2012)rating

10/15/2012, 07:46:PM

Apple's new fifth generation iPod touch takes the model upscale, with a higher entry price that supports better components and features while making room for the newly redesigned iPod nano (and last year's iPod touch) below it.

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Review: iPod nano (2012)rating

10/13/2012, 11:00:AM

Apple's new seventh generation iPod nano changes the model's direction from being a square, wearable, audio-only faux-iOS device to being a sort of mini iPod touch, but lacking any cameras, mic, WiFi or apps beyond the typical iPod features bundled with it.

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Review: Apple's iPhone 5 running iOS 6rating

09/24/2012, 10:04:AM

iPhone 5 adds a larger screen to a much lighter, thinner case, boasts dramatically faster 4G LTE mobile service, improves its cameras and is much faster in both graphics and core performance.

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Review: Google's Nexus 7 tablet with Android 4.1rating

08/31/2012, 08:38:AM

Google's first Nexus-branded tablet is a compelling device offered at an aggressive price point — a combination that could make the Nexus 7 a fierce competitor to Amazon's Kindle lineup, though it won't likely have much of an effect on Apple's current, larger iPad.

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Review: Apple's next-gen MacBook Pro with 15" Retina displayrating

06/19/2012, 01:30:PM

Apple's next-generation MacBook Pro represents a marriage between the design of the whisper-thin MacBook Air and the power of the previous MacBook Pro. But it's the feature that sets this notebook apart — its high-resolution Retina display — that makes this new notebook decidedly more "Pro" than "Air."

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In-depth review: Apple's third generation 1080p Apple TV and Software Update 5rating

03/29/2012, 12:30:PM

The new Apple TV delivers 1080p video along with the features and revamped user interface of "Software Update 5," a free update to existing second generation Apple TV users.

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In-depth review: Apple's third generation iPad and iOS 5.1rating

03/20/2012, 06:45:PM

Apple’s third-generation iPad offers major improvements in its hardware, software and Internet cloud services, but retains the same overall form factor, price and extended battery life of its predecessor.

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Amazon's new Kindle Fire tablet: an in depth review rating

11/20/2011, 11:02:AM

Amazon's new Kindle Fire represents the company's first device to move beyond black and white ebook readers and into the realm of apps, music, videos and magazines, delivered using a color touchscreen.

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In depth review: Apple's iPhone 4S running iOS 5 rating

10/19/2011, 09:05:AM

Apple's iPhone 4S, at first glance, seems largely to be a refreshed iPhone 4. It is, but it also is not, thanks to three powerful new features that transform what has been the world's most popular smartphone into a vastly improved new version of itself.

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Review: Apple's 2011 Thunderbolt 11-inch and 13-inch MacBook Airs rating

07/27/2011, 08:20:AM

Last year at its "Back to the Mac" event, Apple launched a revamped pair of 11 and 13 inch MacBook Air models that borrowed hardware details from the iPad. This year, the company's duo of light and thin notebooks get some notable hardware enhancements but also benefit significantly from Mac OS X Lion, which incorporates a variety of iPad software features.

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In-depth Review: Apple's iPad 2 running iOS 4.3 rating

03/19/2011, 02:00:PM

Apple's new iPad 2 is currently so popular that it's difficult to buy. Along with its impressive hardware however, there are a few weak spots and a couple rough edges in its current software release.

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Review: Apple's early 2011 Thunderbolt MacBook Pros rating

03/09/2011, 09:00:AM

Apple's revised 13, 15 and 17 inch MacBook Pros deliver Intel's blazing fast new Sandy Bridge Core i5 and i7 CPUs, new AMD Radeon HD (formerly ATI) dedicated graphics performance on the high end and a new high speed Thunderbolt port, resulting in the fastest notebooks currently available while inheriting the long battery life, the strong, minimalist unibody construction, and the environmentally friendly design of previous year's models.

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Review: Apple's new 11.6-inch and 13.3-inch MacBook Air (Late 2010)rating

10/30/2010, 07:00:AM

At its "Back to the Mac" event, Apple launched a revamped 13-inch MacBook Air and an entirely new 11-inch MacBook Air as products combining the company's MacBook line with lessons learned in iPad development.

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