Hands-on Review: Portable Guitar Fun with Jamstik 7

Hands-on Review: Portable Guitar Fun with Jamstik 7

My guitar journey is about to enter its fourth month, and I’m happy to say that I’m making slow but steady progress thanks to continual practice. During that time I’ve taken a few road trips, and rather than lug my guitar and amp around, I’ve used the Jamstik 7 ($199.99) from Zivix to continue my practice. In this review I’ll give you an idea of how this compact “guitar” works, and why you might want to pick one up if you’re learning guitar.

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Video: iPhone 11 Case Roundup

Video: iPhone 11 Case Roundup

It’s that time again! With every new iPhone released by Apple, the case manufacturers crank out new models to fit the shape of the redesigned phones. This year, the manufacturers had their production lines ready to go early, so we have a good roundup of the latest designsfrom Nomad, Vena, CaseMate and X-Doria/DefenseBrand. Sit back with your favorite beverage and check out these great cases for your iPhone 11, 11 Pro or 11 Pro Max.

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Forget the AirPower; mophie’s wireless charging solutions step up to the plate

Forget the AirPower; mophie’s wireless charging solutions step up to the plate

I had really looked forward to Apple’s AirPower wireless charger, which turned out to be vaporware. However, mophie has stepped up to the plate with its 3-in-1 Wireless Charger and Dual Wireless Charging Pad. They’re $139.95 and $79.95, but I prefer the former.

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mophie juice pack air keeps your iPhone happy with wireless and Lightning charging

mophie juice pack air keeps your iPhone happy with wireless and Lightning charging

mophie’s juice pack air ($99.95) has been a longtime best-seller for people looking for a way to keep their iPhone charged while not adding a lot of weight. The latest version of the juice pack air has been redesigned to allow wireless charging of the battery pack and iPhone, but still allows Lightning pass-through when necessary. Today I’m taking a look at the mophie juice pack air for iPhone Xs Max.

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Motif offers a fast (with a couple of exceptions) way to create photo books in macOS Photos

Motif offers a fast (with a couple of exceptions) way to create photo books in macOS Photos

We’re approaching the one-year anniversary of Apple’s discontinuation of its Photo Print Products service, so I’ve test driven Motif, an Apple-approved photo print service/externsion that specializes in personalized photo books, cards, and calendars. I used it to create a photo book of pics from the recent Sellers family vacation.

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Tap may be a suitable mouse/keyboard option for the iPadOS for some (but not for me)

Tap may be a suitable mouse/keyboard option for the iPadOS for some (but not for me)

Apple’s iPadOS 13, which will probably be released in September, will come with lmited mouse support. With that in mind, I’ve had the opportunity to test drive Tap, a wearable keyboard and mouse that lets you text, control or create custom inputs for any Bluetooth-supported device by simply tapping on any available surface.  

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