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Tommy Ly is a self-proclaimed cat enthusiast and an otherwise "regular" guy. He spent some time writing about iOS news and iDevice product reviews for AppAdvice.com and loves checking out all the accessories out there for iDevices. He can be reached at Ly.TommyT@gmail.com. Follow him on Twitter: @foxhovnd

Tip of the Day: Save an Email as a Draft in the Mail App

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Writing and sending Emails from your iPhone or iPad is a quick and simple way to keep up with your correspondence while on the go. But sometimes you need to finish what you've started at another time.



Review: The Timbuk2 Rogue Laptop Backpack

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For the past few weeks, I've had the opportunity to test out the Timbuk2 Rogue Laptop Backpack ($79) loaded with everything I need for a mobile office and more. Of course, there are things I like and things I don't. Let's dig in.



Review: ScreenGuardz Pure and Crown Screen Protection System from BodyGuardz

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As a longtime fan of glass screen protectors, I was worried when I saw the curved edges of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Fortunately, the minds over at Bodyguardz have come up with a solution: the ScreenGuardz Pure and Crown ($39.95-$44.95).



Review: Seidio Obex Waterproof Case for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

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The one thing that never changes about the iPhone is its need for protection. It's difficult to have a device that looks better with each iteration and to want to show it off, but also worry about the damage it may take from everyday use. Seidio aims to alleviate some of that stress with their everything-proof Obex case ($79.95), but is it worth the price?



Tip of the Day: How to Encrypt Your iTunes iPhone Backup

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It’s a good idea to get in the habit of backing up your iDevices on a regular basis.  Having a recent backup can prevent the loss of photos, passwords, contacts, settings, and other important data in the event your device is ever stolen or destroyed.  To keep that backup data secure, it's important to encrypt the backup. In fact, some things, such as your passwords, Health data, and Wi-Fi settings can’t be backed up unless the backup is encrypted. 



Tip of the Day: How to Add and Remove Apps From the Dock

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Apple has placed what it thinks are the most useful apps in the dock of the iPad and iPhone, where they are accessible on every Home screen. However, your idea of the most useful apps may be different from Apple's. Here's how to add or remove apps from your dock.



Review: Inateck TBP-IA For iPad Air

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Apple products excel at offering equal amounts of fashion and function, so why shouldn't accessories be able to do the same? I had a chance to try Inateck's TBP-IA for iPad Air ($12.99) and it comes very close.



Review: Inateck HB7003 7-Port USB 3.0 Hub

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You can never have enough USB ports (especially considering that the new MacBook Pro only has one) and the Inateck HB7003 USB 3.0 hub ($36.99) can turn one of your USB ports into seven.



Review: Braven BRV-HD Bluetooth Speaker

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The Braven BRV-HD ($299) is the newest addition to the company's lineup of rugged, outdoor Bluetooth speakers. Does the price match its perfomance?



Tip of the Day: Change How Many Lines of an Email Are Previewed in the Mail App

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Do you ever wish you could see more (or less) of an email's content before deciding whether to open or delete it? Here's how to change the number of lines of text shown in your email previews on your iPhone.



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