Garmin is a heavyweight in the navigation space, with a plethora of GPS-enabled mapping apps for all sorts of uses -- which is great as long as your device has a GPS receiver. But what about owners of the iPad mini, or iPod touch? Now they're covered. Garmin's GLO is a stand-alone GPS receiver that connects to your iOS device via Bluetooth, giving your GPS-less iPad or iPod navigational capabilities.
You already paid big bucks for your iPhone, iPod touch, and/or iPad. You shouldn't have to max out your credit on cases and add-ons for it, too. (Save some dough for apps!) Instead, check out our gallery of 20 handy iOS accessories for under $20. There's bound to be something you'll want to drop a Jackson on.
Milo is a great little stand, with a microsuction pad to hold your iPhone or iPod touch (or other smartphone, I guess, if you gotta play it like that) in either portrait or landscape orientation. Bluelounge has a newer aluminum version for $29.95, but the original plastic version is just as good -- and only $14.95.
Back in 2011, I reviewed the Toddy Cloth, a beautifully patterned, machine-washable microfiber cloth for cleaning your device’s screens. I raved about how its textured side whisked oily fingerprints off my grubby iPhone, and the silky side polished it up with just a few swipes. My only complaint was that it should be $10 instead of $15...and the company actually listened and dropped the price to $10. (You’re welcome.)
The Mac|Life 101 series is where you can come to learn new and simple ways to do things with Apple’s desktop and mobile operating systems. Whether you’re new to the platform, or just want to learn a new technique, then MacLife 101 is for you.
We’ve all been there: You need to write an email, but you don’t have the time to devote fully right now. If only iOS had a feature that would let you save new messages you’re composing, then finish writing them later. Luckily, it does, and we’ll show you this somewhat hidden feature in the iOS Mail app that lets you easily write a new email, save it, and then revisit and finish writing it later.
Last week we featured a whole lot of Mac minis to put some serious computing power in a small package into your hands. We're going a little bigger this time around on our refurbs, plus we've got some sweet accessories for your mobile devices. So come on inside where the living--and the shopping--is easy.
If you're planning a trip to Walt Disney World in Florida this year, don't be surprised if you see a costumed character scanning your admission ticket with an iPod touch held in their white-gloved hand.