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A roundup of recent hardware reviews on TUAW

In the last few weeks, we reviewed a variety of hardware and accessories that'll complement your favorite iOS or OS X devices. Here's a quick roundup of recent hardware reviews that you may have missed: Thermodo's miniscule thermometer dongle is fun and useful Rapoo E9070 Wireless Ultra-Slim...

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Philips Hue app-controlled lighting family add three new members

The Philips Hue app-controlled lighting products were among the first "Internet of Things" products we covered here at TUAW, and the product line has become quite popular. Now the company has announced three new products in the Hue line, including a new lower-cost model. Hue Lux is that...

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The 3rd Generation Drobo: Faster and less expensive

Drobo announced the 3rd generation of its 4-bay namesake device yesterday, and by any indication the newest member of the Drobo family should be quite popular. Sporting a pair of USB 3.0 ports, the Drobo 4-bay starts at just US$349 for the bare box that you can then begin filling with any 3.5"...

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Snappgrip makes one-handed iPhone photography a snap

Taking iPhone photos or videos and trying to zoom, focus, and snap the shutter with just one hand has been pretty much impossible until now. A Kickstarter-backed project created the Snappgrip, now being sold through BiteMyApple.co. This little device adds a comfortable hand grip and controls you'd...

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Bracketron TruRunner: Protecting you and your iPhone during workouts

Runners have options when it comes to carrying their iPhones along for a brisk run, with things like armbands and good old fanny packs being popular solutions. Bracketron will begin selling the TruRunner lightweight pack (US$19.95) in May, so we took a pre-release model of this new runner's friend...

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Test-driving the Satechi USB 3.0 Aluminum Hub

You can always use a few more USB ports, and with the new Satechi USB 3.0 Aluminum Hub, you'll add four more speedy ports to your Mac with a single plugin. Specifications Price: US$49.99 (Available at $39.99) Material: Aluminum Connectivity: USB 3.0 (backwards compatible to USB...

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Rapoo E9070 Wireless Ultra-Slim Keyboard: Big keys, sleek design, amazing battery life

After seeing a few accessories from Rapoo recently, I'm beginning to take more notice of the company. A few weeks ago we looked at the company's colorful T120P Wireless Touch Mouse, and this week we have a really nice-looking wireless keyboard from the company. While the Rapoo E9070 Wireless...

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Introducing the world's fattest iPhone case, designed to make you thin

In a time where gadgets brag about how thin and light they are, you wouldn't think the title of "World's heaviest iPhone case" would be something to brag about, but you'd be wrong. The ToneFone -- a weighty combination of solid steel and rubber -- wants to take over the fitness world by making it...

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Oh the places you'll go with the SnowLizard SLXtreme 5 case

Since I work in a rather mundane office setting, I love slim, tiny iPhone cases that protect against scratches and not much else. But if I'm on a camping trip or spending the day at the beach or on a hike, a practically non-existent level of protection doesn't really cut it anymore. The SLXtreme...

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So, this exists

I can almost hear the possibilities flying through your heads when you look at the image above. What exactly are we looking at here? It seems to be some sort of metal iPad stand... but what's with the toilet paper? Is it some sort of a joke? There's no legitimate product that could possibly pair a...

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Thermodo's miniscule thermometer dongle is fun and useful

Over the past week I've had the opportunity to play with some fun little devices that let you quantify your surroundings. First, there was the Blue Maestro Tempo, a Bluetooth-enabled temperature-sensing device provides your favorite iOS device with temperature info. As I note in my review, it's...

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A roundup of last week's hardware and accessory reviews on TUAW

Last week, we reviewed a variety or hardware and accessories that'll complement your favorite iOS or OS X devices. Here's a quick roundup of last week's hardware reviews that you may have missed: WeatherFlow Wind Meter turns your iPhone into an accurate anemometer Twelve South's Rutledge...

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Tylt's Energi line of battery packs keeps your iOS devices running strong

It's not every day that a new entrant into the accessories market supplies us with their entire external battery pack product line, but that was the case with Tylt, a two year-old company that is making a splash with some nicely-designed devices. We received one of each of their Tylt Energi line...

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Pelican Protector Series: Crushproof protection for your iPhone 5/5s

Pelican makes some amazing cases for shipping delicate equipment, and over the past few years they've brought their design expertise to play on Apple devices. Back in October I took a look at their ProGear 1070CC hard case for MacBook Air, and today we're looking at a case that can keep your...

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Libratone Loop Wireless Speaker: AirPlay meets Scandinavian design

Last week we had a look at a very impressive Bluetooth speaker set from Edifier, the e25 Luna Eclipse. Those speakers provided both excellent sound quality and futuristic design, and ended up with a top rating from TUAW. This week I'm looking at Libratone's Loop Wireless Speaker, a high-end entry...

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