Apple Gear

Hands-on reviews of Apple technology, including iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, AirPods, iCloud, HomeKit and much more.

Wooden iPhone & Apple Watch Charging Stand by Yohann

Wooden iPhone & Apple Watch Stand by Yohann

Yohann, a Swiss manufacturer of premium stands and docks for Apple devices, has released a beautifully crafted wooden iPhone & Apple Watch charging stand with extra room for jewelry or your AirPods. Some readers of my blog might remember that I reviewed Yohann before when the company released its first product, an innovative iPad stand. … Read more

iPhone Xs vs. iPhone X – Full Comparison of All Models

iPhone Xs vs. iPhone X

Table of ContentsNew iPhone Models in a NutshellGeneral ImprovementsDisplay TechnologyCamera SystemPerformanceBatteryDurabilityFeatures Apple Didn’t AnnounceOther iPhone Xs ReviewsiPhone Xs vs. iPhone X – Upgrade Recommendation On 9/12 Apple announced its 2018 iPhone lineup, including the iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, and iPhone Xr. If you are planning on buying a new iPhone or upgrading an existing … Read more

HomeKit Light Switches & Dimmers – Review

HomeKit Light Switches and Dimmers Review

Table of ContentsReviewed HomeKit Light SwitchesComparison of HomeKit Light SwitchesReviewed HomeKit DimmersHomeKit Dimmer ComparisonWhat You Should ConsiderReview of HomeKit Light Switches & Dimmers For this article, I have reviewed the best Apple HomeKit-compatible light & dimmer switches. Since I didn’t want to compare apples with oranges, I have separated the review into two sections, starting … Read more

The Best Wireless Chargers for your iPhone or Android Devices

The Best Wireless Chargers for your iPhone or Android Phone

Table of ContentsBest Wireless ChargersWhat is wireless charging?What is the wireless Qi charging standard?Wireless charger for iPhonePros and cons of wireless chargingFrequently Asked QuestionsWhat’s the best Qi charger? Keep your iPhone and Android phones juiced up with the best wireless Qi chargers. Plus, continue reading to learn more about the pros and cons of wireless charging … Read more

Apple Watch Leather Cuff and Band Review

The Best Leather Bands for the Apple Watch

One of the benefits of the Apple Watch is that you can change its appearance by swapping out the watch band. Apple-branded leather bands are relatively expensive but, these days, there are numerous third-party manufacturers producing premium Apple Watch leather cuffs. I have reviewed the top seven brands and their Apple Watch leather straps. Reviewed … Read more

iPhone X vs. iPhone 7 Plus Review & Comparison

In-Depth Review And Comparison Of The IPhone X Vs. IPhone 7 Plus

Table of ContentsiPhone X vs. iPhone 7 PlusDisplaySwipe Gesture vs. Home ButtonFace ID vs. Touch IDiPhone X vs iPhone 7 Plus CameraWater ResistanceA11 Bionic vs. A10 Fusion chipBattery lifeWireless chargingGlass vs. Aluminium bodyiPhone X vs iPhone 7 Plus size and weightTechnical SpecificationRoom for improvementiOS 11 tips and tricksMigration and data restoreConclusion In 2017 I upgraded … Read more

Twelve South TimePorter Review

Review of TimePorter - Apple Watch travel case and charging stand

Traveling with an Apple Watch means carrying yet another charger plus accessories. That makes the goal of traveling “light” even more challenging. Twelve South has recognized that problem and created TimePorter, an innovative Apple Watch travel case that also doubles as an elegant charger. I used to carry all charging cables and plugs in Twelve South’s … Read more

Review: Forté for Apple Watch – A luxury stand and charging dock

Review: Forté for Apple Watch - A luxury stand and charging dock

In this article, I review Forté for Apple Watch, a luxury stand and charging dock made by Twelve South. The first stand I bought for my Apple Watch Sport was a Spigen Charging Dock made of aluminum. It looked good and was lightweight. Unfortunately, it could hold the Apple Watch only in portrait mode. When Apple introduced Nightstand Mode via a software … Read more