Logitech PowerShell Controller + Battery: A tiny arcade snap-on case for iPhone and iPod (hands-on)

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Logitech PowerShell Controller + Battery: A tiny arcade snap-on case for iPhone and iPod (hands-on)

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Are you ready for iOS gaming to evolve to accept buttons? The long-rumored Logitech iOS game controller, the Logitech PowerShell Controller + Battery, is finally official and is available to order today for $99.99. And yes, it does look exactly like we expected. I got a chance to play with one myself at CNET’s offices to learn a little more about it.

Games in the App Store are already (more…)

How to connect an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch to your TV

Uncategorized | Wednesday July 10 2013 9:18 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

How to connect an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch to your TV

Editors’ note: This post was updated on 7/16/2013 to reflect changes in newer iOS devices.

Connect an iPhone , iPad, or iPod Touch to your TV

Until smart TVs get smarter and set-top boxes solve more problems, sometimes, the swiftest to get media on your TV is directly via your phone or tablet.

It’s not ideal for all cases, but if you’ve got home videos, photos, or even video-streaming apps you (more…)

Restrict volume on iPhone, iPod, and iPad

Uncategorized | Tuesday June 11 2013 3:53 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , ,

Restrict volume on iPhone, iPod, and iPad

Limit volume on iPhone , iPod or iPad

If your kid is using an iPhone , iPod , or iPad to blast music at unsafe levels, you should consider setting a limit on their maximum volume. I mean, they’ll hate you for it — but they’ll also hate having tinnitus in their 20s, right?

In the above video, I’ll walk you through the steps of lowering the maximum volume limit on any iOS device, as well as locking that (more…)

Why the 2011 iPod Nano is still the sexiest smartwatch of all

Uncategorized | Sunday April 14 2013 11:09 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

Why the 2011 iPod Nano is still the sexiest smartwatch of all

Martian, iPod Nano, Pebble (l-r)

(Credit: Sarah Tew/CNET)

After reviewing a handful of the latest and greatest smartwatches, I discovered something shocking. Out of my old electronics drawer I pulled out my iPod Nano, the 2011 clip-on MP3 player that’s no longer even sold by Apple . It’s attached to a Hex Nano metal watchband. I wore this for over a year, and was so in love with the idea of an Apple smartwatch (more…)

Two years later, is the iPod Nano still the best-looking smartwatch?

Uncategorized | Saturday April 13 2013 3:56 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

Two years later, is the iPod Nano still the best-looking smartwatch?

Martian, iPod Nano, Pebble (l-r)

(Credit: Sarah Tew/CNET)

After reviewing a handful of the latest and greatest smartwatches, I discovered something shocking. Out of my old electronics drawer I pulled out my iPod Nano, the 2011 clip-on MP3 player that’s no longer even sold by Apple . It’s attached to a Hex Nano metal watchband. I wore this for over a year, and was so in love with the idea of an Apple smartwatch (more…)

Apple ships mic-less EarPods with new iPod Touch

Uncategorized | Saturday October 6 2012 1:50 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

Apple ships mic-less EarPods with new iPod Touch

Tale of two EarPods: the new iPod Touch ships with a mic-less, case-less version of Apple 's new in-ear headphones.

(Credit: Sarah Tew/CNET )

Whenever Apple brings out a new iPod Touch the specs never quite measure up to the latest iPhone ‘s, though the Touch is a good deal lighter and thinner. In the case of the new 5th-generation iPod Touch, you get an A5 processor instead of an A6 and the camera isn’t as good (more…)

What the iPhone 5 event means for iPod

Uncategorized | Monday September 10 2012 5:53 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , ,

What the iPhone 5 event means for iPod

Apple 's iPod Touch is still an important product for Apple and its fans, but a relative underdog compared with its iOS peers.

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Josh P. Miller/CNET)

I think it’s fair to say that the iPod is the most important product Apple ever made. It marked the tipping point between Apple ‘s history as a computer manufacturer and its shift toward mobile consumer electronics. Without it, there would be no (more…)

MorphCase turns your iPod Touch into an iPhone

Uncategorized | Monday September 3 2012 11:08 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

MorphCase turns your iPod Touch into an iPhone

The MorphCase adds a speaker and microphone to your iPod Touch, thus allowing you to enjoy Wi-Fi-powered calls more easily.

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Dexterity LLC)

If it looks like an iPhone and walks like an iPhone , it must be an iPhone , right? Yet the iPod Touch isn’t quite there.

Sure, you can install a voice-over-IP app like Fring, Line2 (a personal favorite), or Skype and make calls over Wi-Fi, but you still have (more…)

How to print wirelessly from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch

Uncategorized | Wednesday August 8 2012 9:02 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

How to print wirelessly from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch

Some say that printers are soon to be extinct. Others rant about their hate for the dead-tree format. And most recently, research has shown that printer companies are, in fact, experiencing a slow and steady demise.

But if you’re a student, connoisseur of Pinterest printables, or just appreciate hard copies, the printer still holds a very important place in your home or office.

Thing is, you might not (more…)

FreedomPop cradle brings free 4G to iPod Touch

Uncategorized | Sunday August 5 2012 11:26 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

FreedomPop cradle brings free 4G to iPod Touch

The FreedomPop iPod Touch 4G Sleeve doesn't look especially sexy in this photo, but it's definitely sexy on the inside.

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FreedomPop)

Many iPod Touch owners harbor a secret dream of using their devices as iPhones, bypassing long-term contracts and pricey service agreements in favor of cheap/free calls via Vonage, Skype, and other voice-over-IP apps.

Just one problem: Wi-Fi ain’t everywhere. (more…)

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