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CES 2014: Braven's New BRV-X Raises the Bar for Rugged Bluetooth Speakers

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Braven just introduced a massively powerful new outdoor, rugged speaker at this year’s CES. Called the BRV-X ($229.00), it's designed to withstand almost any abuse that an outdoor adventurer may subject it to, with considerable shock/drop/water protection. The BRV-X is truly a force to be reckoned with, and between its thunderous sound and Herculean design, it ranks as one of the best outdoor Bluetooth speakers I've ever seen or heard.



Foodies Rejoice as App Translates Over 5000 Italian Menus to English

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I love authentic Italian food, and as a foodie, I want to try just about everything that I can get my hands on. Most of the time though, I end up with a totally different dish than I thought I was ordering. It can be a nice surprise, but I wouldn't want that to happen all the time!

That's where the Translate A Menu – Italy Food Dictionary (free with in-app purchases) helps to save the day. The app tells you exactly what you are ordering, including the ingredients and how it is cooked.



BlueFlame Reveals New Mobile Accessories at CES on the Heels of Innovation Award

BlueFlame Reveals New Mobile Accessories at CES on the Heels of Innovation Award

LAS VEGAS – December 18, 2013 – CES 2014 – Central Hall Booth #12546 – BlueFlame, a leader in mobile electronic accessories, will showcase its entire line of stylish and functional products for the connected consumer at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), taking place January 7-10, 2014. BlueFlame will be located in Central Hall - Booth #12546.

Every product in the BlueFlame collection features intuitive, timeless design elements that enhance technology-infused lifestyles. From elegant packaging to clean design aesthetic, BlueFlame offers a distinctively different and elevated experience in mobile accessories.


Lifeproof's Holiday Sale Continues, Exclusively for iPhone Lifers!

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Lifeproof makes some of the best iDevice cases on the market. Their cases are among the most protective, most versatile, most durable, and most functional I have ever come across. And with all of the color and style options available, there is something for just about everyone. Now, in celebration of the holidays, Lifeproof has extended a special offer to iPhone Life readers. For a limited time, our readers will get an exclusive special 10 precent discount on the purchase of Lifeproof products at their website. Read on for more details...



iPhone Life Bloggers' Choice Awards: Best Apps of 2013

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We know you've come to rely on the bloggers at iPhoneLife.com for helpful reviews of all the best offerings in the App Store. With over 1 million apps for your iPhone and over 475,000 apps for your iPad, deciding which apps to download can be overwhelming. That's why we asked all of our bloggers to vote for their favorite apps released or updated in 2013. Here are their top three in seven categories!



Adventure-Proof Your iPhone with Otterbox's New Waterproof, Shockproof Preserver Series

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If you haven't already heard, earlier this year one of the world’s leading case manufacturers, Otterbox, bought out their friendly rival in the case development and production business, Lifeproof. Ever since Otterbox made this acquisition I've been eagerly awaiting the release of the first hybrid Otterbox/Lifeproof case. Well, my wait is finally over, as Otterbox has just unveiled the Preserver iPhone case for the iPhones 5/5S/5C ($89.95). With the introduction of the Preserver, Otterbox has in my opinion, created one of the best protective iPhone cases in the ever more crowded field of waterproof and rugged protection cases. If you liked the Otterbox Armor and the Lifeproof frē, or if you are in search of one of the most reliable heavy-duty iPhone cases on the market, you will simply love the new Otterbox Preserver. Read on for all the details of this stellar new protective iPhone case....



Find the Best Fall Colors With These 5 Apps

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Now is the time to take a drive to view the fall colors. Here are five apps that will help you plan that weekend getaway or Sunday drive to enjoy all the beauty that autumn has to offer. 



The Adventure-Proof Series: Meet the ECOROX Waterproof, Bluetooth Mini-Boombox.

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I’ve checked out just about every rugged-protection, Bluetooth speaker in the market, and I have to say, Grace Digital’s ECOROX ($129.99) gets my vote for Best Overall Rugged Bluetooth Speaker so far this year. The ECOROX is an excellent example of meticulous attention to practical detail and functionality. It has all the features anyone might want in a highly portable, heavy-duty Bluetooth speaker, including delivering awesome sound and providing some of the most durable and comprehensive adventure-ready reliability in a Bluetooth speaker. Read on for the details...



Osage Apps Makes Available Native Applications “Platforms” for Towns, Small Business at Competitive Pricing

Osage Apps Makes Available Native Applications “Platforms” for Towns, Small Business at Competitive Pricing

This platform is easily adapted across a broad spectrum of information, travel, business and education venues for iPhone, iPad and/or iPod touch.

Market research conducted by Osage Apps found that many small to medium size towns (15,000 and below) are in need of having their own mobile app for locals and tourists.
“You can find lots of apps for large American cities like New York, Atlanta and Los Angeles, but very few mobile apps are available for small and rural communities,” said Bill Rentfrow, Director of Research and Development. “Now is the perfect time to develop a mobile app for your community,” said Rentfrow.


Colorado's Central City and Black Hawk Mobile Now Ready For Fall-Winter Travel

Colorado's Central City and Black Hawk Mobile Now Ready For Fall-Winter Travel

Central City and Black Hawk Mobile App Now Available

Looking for some adventure in Colorado's Central City and Black Hawk? Check out Central City Mobile.

Available today, For iPhone,iPad and/or iPod users, the app Central City and Black Hawk Mobile allows locals, as well as travelers, to easily “know before they go, then find out where after they’re there,” according to Osage Apps, the mobile app developer, headquartered in Florissant, CO.

Central City and Black Hawk Mobile, the first travel app ever for this historic community has one-touch access to just about everything.


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