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Mac not going to sleep? This might fix it!

For the past few months, I have struggled with an issue that would prevent both my iMac and MacBook Pro from going to sleep or activating the screen saver. The fact that the display on neither of my two Macs would turn off after a set time drove me nuts, but the worst thing was…(Read More)

Blvckbydesign - Ultra-thin MacBook Pro Case

I have never used a case for my MacBooks until BlvckbyDesign reached out to me and asked if I wanted to test their new, ultra-thin matte black MacBook Pro case. I agreed and had used their protective plastic shell for the past few weeks. BlvckbyDesign has created a slick MacBook Pro case that offers…(Read More)

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Yohann MacBook Pro Stand Review

By Michael Kummer | Last Updated on Oct 25, 2018

Yohann makes a versatile and beautifully crafted MacBook Pro stand that has become one of my favorite accessories. Before cloud storage became a thing, having a desktop in the office and a laptop for traveling meant you had to keep your data in sync manually. As MacBook Pros became more powerful, many users abandoned their…(Read More)

The fastest way to charge an iPhone Xs (and others)

Despite the proliferation of wireless charging technology, you’ve probably realized by now that wireless charging is slower than using a regular cable. But even when using a cord, there are significant differences in charging speeds, depending on the power adapter you use. In this review, I’ll answer the question: What is the fastest…(Read More)

wooden iPhone & Apple Watch charging stand

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)

Apple Watch Series 4 vs. Series 3

The Apple Watch Series 4, together with the iPhone Xr was arguably the most exciting new device Apple announced at the September keynote. To help you understand what the differences are between the Apple Watch Series 4 vs. Series 3, here is an in-depth comparison. Even though I already owned an Apple Watch Series…(Read More)

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…(Read More)

Review of the best Apple Watch Bands for Working Out

The Apple Watch is an excellent fitness tracker and workout companion, and for this article, I have reviewed some of the best Apple Watch Sport bands for working out, including my favorite watch bands from Apple, Meridio, Monowear, Nomad, and Twelve South. Featured Apple Watch Sport Bands Product Apple Sports Band $49.00 Apple Sport…(Read More)

ZAGG Slim Book Wireless Keyboard

The ZAGG Slim Book is the best keyboard for the iPad Pro I have tested. In this article, I compare it to Apple’s Smart Keyboard that I had used with my 10.5-inch iPad Pro before. Shop mentioned products Apple Smart Keyboard for iPad Pro (Amazon) ZAGG Slim Book for iPad Pro (Amazon…(Read More)

LIFX Smart LED lights now work with Apple HomeKit

On September 19th, 2017, LIFX finally announced support for HomeKit, Apple’s home automation platform. Support is limited to the third generation LIFX and LIFX + lights and available via a firmware upgrade. Shop mentioned products LIFX Wi-Fi-enabled Smart LEDs (Amazon) About LIFX LIFX makes Wi-Fi-enabled smart LEDs that you can control…(Read More)