Latest Entries »


CES 2013 bug LAS VEGAS, CES 2013 – With irritating regularity, my girlfriend and I dance the same dance. She, or I, go to bed with our iPhones. She, or I, lose it somewhere within the ocean of the bedfolds. She, or I, find ourselves apoplectic. She, or I, demands that the other calls the phone to locate. And then she, or I, realize that  [Read More...]

CES 2013 bug LAS VEGAS, CES 2013 – End-of-lifing the Garmin EDGE 500 bike computer is a little like Apple ditching the iPod mini. It’s a classic which would surely keep selling millions for years to come. But the new EDGE 510 is as odd a replacement as the iPod nano, only it’s bigger, not smaller.

The EDGE 510 keeps all that’s good about the 500 – long  [Read More...]


CES 2013 bug LAS VEGAS, CES 2013 – Ubuntu’s entry into the smartphone market is interesting, and at first gasp, they look like another open-source Android competitor doomed from the start for lack of marketshare. Maybe it’s not so bleak, though, for the Linux maker. Sure, they’re hopelessly outnumbered and entering a bloody fray, but like Battlestar Galactica’s Cylons, they’ve got a plan.

Ubuntu’s entry into the  [Read More...]


CES 2013 bug LAS VEGAS, CES 2013 – Hyper has been juicing up our iPhones, iPads, iPods and Macs for ages. Now they want to juice up your camera: not with mere electricity, but with advanced smartphone functionality. Their latest product is called the CameraMator, and it basically allows you to control your SLR with your iPhone, iPad or Android device.

Here’s how it  [Read More...]


CES 2013 bug LAS VEGAS, CES 2013 – Moshi’s bag is pretty simple. They aren’t the first accessory makers to enter a space, but when they do enter it, they try to do it with a certain degree of zen-like style. So we were interested in what Moshi had cooking when we stopped by their booth at Showstoppers. After an aborted attempt to try to  [Read More...]

ipoddatasleeversCES 2013 bug LAS VEGAS, CES 2013 – The only thing that sucks about the iPod Touch is that you don’t have a data connection all the time. You can try to scour the streets for free WiFi, but everyone’s locking their networks now. FreedomPop has a solution that will give your iPod Touch the data connectivity of an iPhone for free.

The FreedomPop iPod  [Read More...]

CES 2013 bug LAS VEGAS, CES 2013 -

MyCharge unveiled an impressive line of new chargers at CES this year, and Cult Of Mac went hands on with both the Hub and Jolt series.

Unlike many portable chargers, which require you to remember your charging cord as well as the unit itself, MyCharge has integrated the cord right into the power brick, so you’ll never forget to bring your cord again. The built  [Read More...]


CES 2013 bug LAS VEGAS, CES 2013 -UK-based Fitbug is new to the U.S., and makes gadgets very similar to Fitbit — but they weren’t shy about letting us know they were the first to come up with the idea.

“We were first.” Fergus Kee, Fitbug’s Executive Chariman, stopped short of actually saying fitness gadget-maker Fitbit is a wholesale clone of his company — but  [Read More...]

Not until February, it looks like.

Hoping to get your hands on a new 27-inch iMac model, with it’s delightfully thin flat panel display and Fusion Drive goodness? Well, if you order now, you’ll have to wait up to four weeks for it to ship, as seen at the Apple Store website.

It appears that Apple hasn’t been able to manage to overcome its supply constraints, which we reported back in November,  [Read More...]

samsungtvsosexee copy

CES 2013 bug LAS VEGAS, CES 2013 -Every year Samsung attends CES it seems like they try to guess what Apple is going to do with TV. One year they announced a TV that has Netflix and other apps built in. The next they included swappable processors and voice controls.

This year, Samsung’s bet is that if Apple ever decides to make a TV it  [Read More...]