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REVIEWS

Dyson 360 Eye Robot Vacuum

Dyson V8 Absolute Cordless vacuum

Tablo by Nuvyyo

Samsung Gear Fit 2 fitness wearable

Ulysses for macOS and iOS

Epson SureColor P600 Wide Format inkjet printer

HBO's Vinyl Season 1

Apple MacBook (2016)

Papago! GoSafe 268 mirror mounted dash-cam

Piper all-in-one security

JayBird Freedom headphones

SF MoMA app

Fitbit Blaze fitness tracker

UA HealthBox

Dyson Pure Cool Link

Lola by Blue

HTC 10

Apple iPhone SE

Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch

2016 Chevrolet Malibu

Dell XPS 12 with 4K Ultra HD display

RHA S500i Noise Isolation headphones for iOS

Samsung Galaxy S7

2015 Mazda CX-9

Moto 360 (2015)

Sennheiser Momentum In-Ear headphones for Android

ASAP Dash Rapid Charger

Jaybird Reign Fitness Tracker

Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo

HTC One A9

21.5-inch iMac with 4K display

360Fly Action Camera

SanDisk Wireless Connect Stick

Geko E100 Full HD 1080P Dash Cam

Google Pixel C

SodaStream's New POWER Sparkling Water Machine

Dyson V6 Mattress Handheld Vaccum

iPad Pro

ZTE AXON

Apple TV (2015)

2016 Ford Explorer Platinum Edition

Apple watchOS 2

Sennheiser RS 175 

BlackBerry PRIV

Google Nexus 5X

iPhone 6S Plus

2015 Ford F-150

2016 Chevrolet Volt EV

Microsoft Office 2016

Apple iPhone 6S

Google OnHub Wi-Fi Router

Apple iPad mini 4

Sennheiser Momentum On Ear Headphones

Netgear AirCard 785S mobile hotspot on TELUS

Forza Motorport 6

2015 Ford Fiesta ST

Jamstik+ Smart Guitar

Acer Chromebook 11

Apple iPod Touch (2015)

Motorola Moto X Play

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Sunday
Aug282016

Samsung Gear S2 wearable getting limited iPhone compatibility

In an unprecedented move, it seems Samsung is acquiescing to customer feedback and making their Gear S2 wearable smartwatch comaptible with rival Apple's iPhone. 

The company rolled out an iOS beta program to to let the Tizen OS powered Samsung smartphone work with iPhones. Samsung has often dialed back functionality of its devices on non Samsung Galaxy devices and this move, while surprising, is absolutely necessary for the company's products to be taken seriously by curious new customers.

As far as these things go, iOS users should not expect full compatibility as functionality from the Samsung Gear S2 will likely be limited to notifications since there's no way to route app information from the iPhone to the gear. Curious Gear S2 owners can join by visiting the beta page. The program is running through to September 19. iPhone owners will need their smartphone to be running iOS 8.4 or later to take part in the program.

Source: Wareable.com

Monday
Aug222016

Barbra Streisand gets Siri to correctly pronounce her name, hints at possible release of new iOS update

It pays to be a superstar with friends in really high places. Barbra Streisand has had her name mispronounced by Apple’s virtual assistant Siri all this time. Siri has been pronouncing her name as “Strei-zand” instead of “Strei-sand.” So, what is Barbra Streisand to do? She calls Apple CEO Tim Cook to see if he can fix this, and, of course, he does.  As she narrates this experience in an interview with NPR, Streisand seems to have released an important update when it comes to iOS 10, which might be heading our way on September 30th.

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Thursday
Jul282016

Ulysses 2.6 Adds WordPress publishing

Ulysses, the popular writing application that just won an Apple Design Award, will soon get a major update with version 2.6. The developers, German software company The Soulmen, plan to release the new version on August 3, 2016. The update will be free for existing customers.

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Thursday
Jul282016

Review: Ulysses for macOS and iOS

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Ulysses gets what matters most to writers. Getting stats like word count and character information is available with one button click. Exporting to popular document formats like .doc and .docx is readily available. 

There's no perfect writing application for all types of writers. I've made a living the past 20 years on Microsoft Word on the Mac and on the PC. At its core, Word is the most universal writing tool there is, but even after decades of use, I can't say I've memorized 80 per cent of its functions.

There's been a steady list of writing apps that have tried to get us back to the purity of writing. Much like staring at a blank sheet of paper on a typewriter, the idea is to remove the clutter and allow the writer to simply focus on writing.

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