The Elgato Thunderbolt Drive+ now comes with a USB 3.0 instead of a rather pointless USB 2 offering found in their older Thunderbolt enclosure, but how does it fare in our review? Is the speed worth the price?
The compact TV tuner connects directly to the Lightning connector of your iPad or iPhone and receives the TV signal via the supplied miniature telescopic antenna – no internet connection required!
Originally planned for a Christmas release I was going to talk about my 1 year anniversary with my first Apple TV, the V2 Apple TV which is most coveted. However today I’m going to be a touch self indulgent as it was the last gift my Father purchased for me at Christmas before passing away 1 year ago today.
IK Multimedia have been pushing out the products at a good rate of knots these last few weeks and now they announced the worlds first Lightning-compatible music keyboard.
Are TV Tuners for Mac done and dusted, an obsolete technology in an age of Online tv and catchup services? Equinux doesn’t think so, releasing Tizi.TV for Mac, an almost impossibly small usb TV tuner for free to air broadcasts.
Not much bigger than a mini Bluetooth Receiver the Tizi from Equinux is their latest addition to their TV tuner line up. Tizi for Mac is an ultra compact, white, TV receiver for; MacBook, iMac, Mac mini, Mac Pro, and MacOS X Lion.
Cables are the bane of anyone’s desk. The darn mouse cable gets snagged, keyboard cables can end up pulling and is by far and away removed from my dream of a clear and in cluttered desk. The wireless keyboard and mouse offerings from Apple looks stunning but a barely adequate in terms of features. Although I’ve the apple trackpad it somehow feels old due to using pesky AA batteries which as we all know run out at just the wrong time.Seeing little on the horizon from apple, Logitech are se to release their own wireless keyboard and track pad which both support USB charging.
Sonnet today announced the Echo Express II, the newest member of the company’s popular Echo family of Thunderbolt expansion chassis for PCIe cards. Featuring two PCIe slots, the new Thunderbolt-to-PCIe expansion chassis enables the use of a wide variety of high-performance PCI Express cards — with any computer equipped with a Thunderbolt port.
On the day day “the new iPad” arrived at the office it came with a filofax style case. This was fine for a while, keeping things snug and protected. Granted it looked like it had ideas above it’s station it was just a case that ended up”trying to be posh but you know it’s cheap” Limited on it’s folding inclines and no chance of using in portrait mode IPEVO must of heard my frustrations and hence we have here today for review their 360 case.
Macally is one of those companies that come up with handy things you need for your iPad / iPhone but without the sky high prices of some of the bigger names. The IP-HDMI connects to any iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, or video-capable iPod nano, allowing you to video via HDMI output at a resolution of up to 576p resolution.
The Macally MD-HD6C, is a Mini DisplayPort to HDMI cable with a length of 180 cm, connects your Apple computer with a Mini DisplayPort to any HDMI device, such as HDTV.
Supports a video resolution up to 1080p at 60Hz (full HD) and audio!
Following on from their recent set of product releases, Macally are at it again with a HDMI adaptor for you iPad, iPhone or iPod. Equipped to also power your iOS device whilst watching the IP-HDMI supports video up to 576P which could be a let down for some.
Some time ago we reviewed the MacAlly Magstand, a funky dock that can hold your iPad upside down. Now they’ve released the MacAlly AUDIO3 which allows up to 3 people to share your iTunes library at the same time. Remember that silent party / disco craze, it may just make a comeback with this.
iFusion SmartStation Dock acts as a base station for iPhone users featuring a full duplex speakerphone, so everyone can hear you working on that “really big deal” in your loudest speakerphone voice and telephone handset coupled in with a bit of bluetooth as well.
There’s times when it’s simply easier to make a recording than to start writing down things or perhaps you want to capture some ambient noise, sound effects or something similar. Sure the built in microphone will do the job but at times you need something a little more suited to the task and that’s there the Tascam iM2 comes in.