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Review: 802.11ac Synology RT2600ac router is the best AirPort replacement we've found yetrating

12/31/2018, 08:15:AM

At AppleInsider, we've reviewed a number of routers and mesh Wi-Fi systems trying to find the best ones after Apple discontinued the Airport and Airport Express. Right now, the Synology RT2600ac is our favorite for a stand-alone router.


Review: The First Alert OneLink smart smoke & carbon monoxide detector is a more affordable way to protect your homerating

12/23/2018, 11:51:AM

The second generation First Alert OneLink Smart Smoke and Carbon Monoxide detector helps keep you protected with remote notifications, HomeKit automation support, and a calm voice rather than an ear-piercing beep.


Review: Marshall Stanmore II is a rockin' Bluetooth speaker that improves on the originalrating

12/21/2018, 12:06:PM

Marshall's upgraded mid-range speaker is a powerhouse of sound tailored to those who love the feeling of being at a concert and seeing the giant iconic amps littering the stage.


Review: Satechi USB-C Mobile Pro Hub adds useful ports but causes issues for early adoptersrating

12/19/2018, 02:32:PM

The Satechi USB-C Mobile Pro Hub adds some beneficial ports to the latest iPad Pros, but can cause more frustration if you've got new Mac hardware and have already adapted to USB-C than it may solve.


Review: Lucyd Loud 'soundglasses' let you listen to music or take calls without covering your earsrating

12/17/2018, 03:59:PM

While the Lucyd Loud "soundglasses" succeeds with the promised functionality, it is a better proof of concept to see what a next-generation version could look like going forward.


Review: CaseMate's new iPad Pro folios offer good protection and functionality, have a few flawsrating

12/14/2018, 04:50:PM

AppleInsider tests out a pair of new iPad Pro folios from Case-Mate that offer smart styles and dual viewing modes.


Review: Kingston Bolt is an easy way to add extra storage to your iPhone or iPadrating

12/14/2018, 01:15:AM

Kingston Bolt is a dual-purpose Lightning/USB drive that effortlessly allows you to store or backup photos and videos from a compatible iOS device.


Review: SliQ is the latest AirPods Qi wireless charging caserating

12/13/2018, 06:25:PM

As the world awaits Apple's official Qi wireless charging case for AirPods, it seems like dozens have popped up in its stead. This time around, we are taking a look at the SliQ case by East Brooklyn Labs.


Review: Shinola Canfield In-Ear Monitor earbuds nail the premium experiencerating

12/11/2018, 03:51:PM

Shinola has improved its headphone game with a wireless Bluetooth version of the sturdy Canfield In-Ear Monitors. AppleInsider leans back in our comfy chair with our favorite playlist to see how they perform.


Review: Caviar's luxury $4,600 iPhone has more gold than purposerating

12/10/2018, 02:04:PM

If you've ever wondered what it is like to use a custom modified $4,600 gold and carbon iPhone with a built-in solar charger, AppleInsider has you covered.


Review: The MacBook Pro with Vega 20 ups the ante of performance and pricerating

12/08/2018, 11:44:AM

The i9 MacBook Pro is a feat of engineering and design that Apple has carried forward for the last three models, but choices made at the inception of the line are echoing forward to today, still cutting back a very little bit on what the computer could be, even with the new Vega 20 graphics.


Review: Polk Assist is an attractive and small speaker with Google Assistant supportrating

12/05/2018, 03:55:PM

With the popularity of the Amazon Alexa lineup and Apple's own HomePod, others have been rushing to market with their own speech recognition-capable speakers, baking in Microsoft's Cortana, Amazon Alexa, or as in the case of the Polk Assist -- Google Assistant. AppleInsider takes a look to see what it offers the Apple user.


Review: 'Apple Pencil 2' is a huge step forward but still not perfectrating

12/05/2018, 11:58:AM

Apple has overhauled the Apple Pencil with a refreshed design, new features, and better quality. Apple has done a great job with this iteration, but it's still far from a perfect pointing device.


Review: Twelve South leather Journal line for MacBook Pro and additional gear beautiful, but expensiverating

12/05/2018, 06:58:AM

Twelve South has expanded their Journal line to both the MacBook Pro and the CaddySack travel tote, giving a more modern option to the ever-popular BookBook style.


Review: Harman Kardon's Google-powered Citation 100 sounds great in an unremarkable wayrating

12/03/2018, 03:32:PM

The Citation 100 is a high-quality smartspeaker, and possibly an easy choice for people already bought into Harman Kardon, but otherwise there's not much reason to choose it over speakers from the likes of Apple, Google, or Sonos.


Review: Nanoleaf Canvas pulls double-duty as a functional HomeKit wall light & a piece of artrating

12/03/2018, 09:42:AM

Announced on Tuesday, Canvas is the latest lightning solution from Nanoleaf, a followup to their popular triangular Light Panels in a more traditional square design. AppleInsider tests the new addition out, to see if the new LED tiles should warrant a place in your home.


Review: Picaso Lab is hands-down our favorite MacBook protective sleeverating

11/30/2018, 02:29:PM

Picaso Lab makes hands down the best leather sleeve we've used for our Mac. AppleInsider spends some time with the company's individually crafted classic sleeve for the 15-inch MacBook Pro.


Review: Wren V5US sounds great, but falls just short as an AirPlay speakerrating

11/30/2018, 09:49:AM

The Wren V5US is one of the sharpest designed Wi-Fi speakers we've come across, and while it sounds great with several input options available it may be too expensive for what it gives an Apple-centric user.


Review: Urbanears Lotsen is a take on a minimalist AirPlay speakerrating

11/29/2018, 03:29:PM

The Urbanears Lotsen Wi-Fi speaker packs quite a few features within its rather uniquely simple exterior. Whether you're looking for multi-room support, AirPlay streaming, or streaming presets, Lotsen's got you covered.


Review: The Incase Denim Envelope Sleeve is a unique take on MacBook protectionrating

11/29/2018, 12:53:PM

Launching as an Apple Store-exclusive, the denim Envelope Sleeve for MacBook Pro by Incase is a unique way to protect your Mac on the go.