Category: Mobile

Smartphone, Tablet, Wearable & Mobile Related Gift Guide – Holiday 2016 Edition

Buying a friend or family member a new smartphone, tablet or mobile accessory this season doesn't have to be a daunting task. In the following article, I have listed out the best mobile-related gifts this holiday season which include the hottest mobile gadgets currently on the market. Whether your intended recipient has an iPhone or Android (or needs a new phone), there is bound to be something on this list that can cater to your needs or budget. The list is in descending order by price, and I’ve included the current sales price (as of the time this guide...

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The Best Rugged Cases For Apple’s iPhone 7 & 7 Plus Models

Apple's newest line of smartphones are more advanced than ever and also some of the slimmest phones the company has ever produced. Due to this thin design coupled with their large screens, the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are still subject to potential damage like cracks, bends and breaks if accidentally banged or dropped. This year the selection of rugged cases is extensive due to the added benefit that you no longer need a LifeProof or other waterproof model since Apple made the iPhone 7/7 Plus water-resistant right out of the box. I have written up a quick list...

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Five Cheaper Alternatives To The Apple Watch

Samsung Gear S – $299 (No Contract) Samsung debuted their third generation in their ‘Gear' wearable line near the end of 2014 and it remains one of the top smart watch options currently on the market. This new version offers competitive specs with a curved 2″ Super AMOLED screen, dual-core 1GHz processor, redesigned Tizen OS, half-gig of RAM, 4GB of internal storage and a 300 mAh battery. Unlike the Apple Watch, the Gear S can be used as a standalone wearable with the ability to use data, make phone calls, and send SMS messages without the need for a companion...

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5 Of The Best Rugged Cases For Apple’s iPhone 6/6 Plus

Apple's gave their latest iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models larger displays while making the chassis incredibly thin. This combination makes the devices sleeker than ever, but also causes them to be more susceptible to accidental harm via drops, falls, and dings. By investing in one of the rugged cases listed below, you can save yourself the money, time and hassle of repairing or replacing a future device that becomes damaged. Trident Kraken AMS Series $26.99 Trident's newly redesigned Kraken AMS Series offers stellar protection without any significant bulkiness. It provides full 360-degree protection with an integrated, non-adhesive screen...

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The Best Free Reaction GIF Keyboards For iOS 8

With the release of iOS 8 just this past Fall, Apple finally opened up the popular mobile OS to accept third party keyboards. Since then the App Store has been flooded with all different types of keyboards from the basic to the advanced and even some wonky variants. One of my personal favorites has been the various GIF keyboards as nothing is more amusing in an iMessage conversation then a well-placed reaction GIF. I've compiled the top three reaction GIF keyboards for iOS 8, and best of all they are free. PopKey (Free) PopKey is my personal favorite and...

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How To Save Money On Straight Talk’s Unlimited* Monthly Service Plan Costs

Straight Talk's no-contract plans offer some of the best value on the dollar in today's wireless market. Many consumers have ditched their traditional contract plans and made the transition to Straight Talk although there is a hidden secret most people don't realize about their “Unlimited*” billing system. The standard rate for their Unlimited* plan is $45 per month which includes 30 days of “unlimited” service however, you can lower this number by pre-paying for several months at a time. For example, Straight Talk sells refill cards for their Unlimited* service on their website in 1-month, 3-month, 6-month, and 12-month...

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5 Of The Best Keyboard Cases For The iPad Air

ZAGGkeys Folio The ZAGGkeys Folio is one of the most notable line of keyboard cases for Apple's iPad tablets and the iPad Air version does not disappoint. With an ultra-thin (7.6mm) design, this model is one of the thinnest keyboard cases on the market and has a sleek appeal to it. It features a unique hinge design that offers 135-degrees of viewing angles and the integrated battery is powerful enough to last 3 months of regular use between charges. In addition, the keys are backlit in interchangeable colors to vastly improve typing in low-light situations. Price: $67.99 on Amazon ($99...

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The Best Rugged Cases For Amazon’s Kindle Fire HDX Tablets

Amazon's Kindle Fire HDX tablet has been a hit with many consumers due to its competitive technical specifications and lower price-point. If you fall under this category and are looking to buy a rugged style case for your Kindle Fire HDX tablet then this article should help point you in the right direction. There is a much more limited selection when compared to a more popular tablet like the iPad, but the cases mentioned below should get the job done nicely. OtterBox Defender Standing Case OtterBox is known for crafting their rugged cases for a variety of handheld devices....

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Roundup: 5 Of The Best Rugged Cases For The iPad Air

OtterBox Defender Series OtterBox has released an updated version of their Defender Series case to cater to the slimmer form factor found in the iPad Air. While the price is higher than most, the case is made with high-quality build materials and is well designed to offer tremendous protection without adding too much bulk. The included shield stand is perfect for protecting your screen when not in use and doubles as a convenient stand which supports two different viewing angles. Price: $99.90 (watch out for many low-quality counterfeits found on Amazon & eBay) Click Here To View More Information About...

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6 Of The Best iPad Apps For Drawing, Painting, & Illustrations

Think the iPad's 9.7″ multi-touch display seems like the perfect platform for drawing or painting your next masterpiece? This is possible using one of the iPad apps below which are designed for drawing, sketching, and illustrating. To ensure the best results, it is important to make sure you have an adequate stylus for the job! Paper By FiftyThree Paper is a popular writing and drawing app to capture your illustrations, sketches, diagrams, etc. The app is free to download although it features limited functionality with optional in-app purchases to obtain additional brushes, colors, and tools. The interface is clean...

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