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Mike Riley is a frequent contributor to several technical publications and specializes in emerging technologies and new development trends. Mike was previously employed by RR Donnelley as the company’s Chief Scientist, responsible for determining innovative technical approaches to improve the company’s internal and external content services. Mike also co-hosted Computer Connection, a technology enthusiast show broadcast on Tribune Media's CLTV.

Three Quick App Reviews

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Gum Max Review

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Just Mobile, a company predominantly known for their iPad and iPhone stands and holders, also has a line of products to provide backup power to those devices. With the release of their Gum Max backup battery, Just Mobile offers iPad users a solution that's hard to pass up. What makes the Gum Max better than the various other external battery backup solutions? Read on to find out.
 
The Gum Max is compatible with not only the iPad and iPad 2, its included USB-to-Apple dock connector can be plugged into iPods and iPhones. Also included in the package is a USB to micro-USB cable to recharge power to other portable devices like Android phones and Ebook readers. This micro-USB cable serves double duty, since you will need to use it to recharge the Gum Max.


IK Multimedia Review Extravaganza

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IK Multimedia has been a company on a roll lately, with a slew of hardware and software products tailored for amateur and prosumer musicians. Whether its stands and clips for iPhones and iPads or multitrack recording and sampling software for the iOS platform, IK has been expanding their catalog at a prodigious rate. Their latest releases include a MIDI hardware connector for the iOS platform, a sound sampler app and a iPad version of their popular VocaLive software. This review will take a closer look at each.

iRig MIDI



Bracketron Universal Tablet Headrest Mount and Twist360 Reviews

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With the rapid ascent of tablet popularity, headrest mounts are quickly becoming a means to convert a tablet into an inexpensive, high-end in-car entertainment system. Getting a bracket that is durable, reasonably priced and firmly holds the tablet in place can be a challenge. Do Bracketron's two headrest mount products exceed these baseline expectations? Read on to find out.



Xtand Go Review

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Just like iPhone cases, there are a number of mobile device holders designed for cars. Whether these are elaborate gooseneck stands bolted to the car floor or the more prevalent suction cup stands stuck to the car's windshield, all promote the general idea of having your touch screen mobile phone within hand and eye sight. Since this is the primary function of these holders, what differentiates Just Mobile's Xtand Go from the rest of market? Read on to find out.



Review: Wrap 1200 Video Eyewear

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What gadget lover doesn't dream of the day they can be wearing sunglasses with overlay displays, augmenting their reality with location statistics, friend status, emails and every so often, a video. While we haven't quite yet progressed to having a low-cost consumer device that does all these things, the Vuzix Wrap 1200 delivers on at least one of these features. Read on to learn more.



Early Edition 2 for the iPad Review

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I have been impressed with Glasshouse Apps' Early Edition RSS reader since it was released well over a year ago. Since then, Glasshouse has been busy refining their flagship application to be as iOS fluid-friendly as possible. Their results have culminated in their next generation RSS reader, Early Edition 2. Is it worth the new purchase price? Read on to find out.



Griffin TechSafe Case for iPad 2 Review

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Griffin is no stranger to the iPad accessories market, so it's not surprising that they would branch out beyond the usual selection of cases and stands by offering a niche product that satisfies an important need. Read on to learn more about their TechSafe Case.

The TechSafe Case was specifically designed for an unsheathed iPad 2, so that the slip snuggly protects the iPad 2 from flimsy extraction. Once the case is tightly coupled around the iPad 2, a cable and 4-dial combination safety lock can be used to keep the iPad 2 secured to a table or display stand. The most obvious use cases for the TechSafe Case are for trade show exhibitions, store displays and interactive kiosks.



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