Luminar 2018 – Review

  Luminar 2018 Developer: Macphun Download: $69.00 (Upgrade: $40.00) Macphun’s Luminar 2018 is a versatile photo editing, cross platform application that offers multiple levels

About Curt Blanchard

I’m a Mac user from the beginning with a background in graphic design, product design, photography. I’m a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Illustration. I spent much of my professional career designing consumer products in ceramics, glass, and metals by working on-site with European and Asian manufacturers. I am currently an officer at Tucson Macintosh Users Group and a reviewer in the Amazon Vine program.

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Qicent Powered 7-port USB 3.0 Hub

Powered 7-Port USB 3.0 Hub Manufactirer: Qicent Sold through Amazon: $29.99 (at time of writing) USB hubs aren’t new or sexy, but they are

About Curt Blanchard

I’m a Mac user from the beginning with a background in graphic design, product design, photography. I’m a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Illustration. I spent much of my professional career designing consumer products in ceramics, glass, and metals by working on-site with European and Asian manufacturers. I am currently an officer at Tucson Macintosh Users Group and a reviewer in the Amazon Vine program.

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Logitech Craft Keyboard – Review

  Logitech Craft Wireless Keyboard Manufacturer: Logitech MSRP: $199.99 Logitech’s new Craft Keyboard is a superb piece of engineering and design. It is hefty

About Curt Blanchard

I’m a Mac user from the beginning with a background in graphic design, product design, photography. I’m a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Illustration. I spent much of my professional career designing consumer products in ceramics, glass, and metals by working on-site with European and Asian manufacturers. I am currently an officer at Tucson Macintosh Users Group and a reviewer in the Amazon Vine program.

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Curve Desktop Stand for MacBook – Review

  Curve – Desktop Stand for MacBook Manufacturer: Twelve South Price: $49.99 Do you use an external monitor as a second screen with your

About Curt Blanchard

I’m a Mac user from the beginning with a background in graphic design, product design, photography. I’m a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Illustration. I spent much of my professional career designing consumer products in ceramics, glass, and metals by working on-site with European and Asian manufacturers. I am currently an officer at Tucson Macintosh Users Group and a reviewer in the Amazon Vine program.

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JAM Rhythm Wi-Fi Speaker – Review

JAM Rhythm Wi-Fi Speaker Manufacturer: Jam Audio MSRP: $119.99 (Internet promo prices often as low as $50.00) Jam Audio’s Rhythm Wi-Fi speaker is worth

About Curt Blanchard

I’m a Mac user from the beginning with a background in graphic design, product design, photography. I’m a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Illustration. I spent much of my professional career designing consumer products in ceramics, glass, and metals by working on-site with European and Asian manufacturers. I am currently an officer at Tucson Macintosh Users Group and a reviewer in the Amazon Vine program.

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Google OnHub and Google Wi-Fi Mesh Routers – Update

  The OnHub router (left, above) was introduced in mid-2015 and we reviewed it positively at the time. It was rebranded Google Wi-Fi a

About Curt Blanchard

I’m a Mac user from the beginning with a background in graphic design, product design, photography. I’m a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Illustration. I spent much of my professional career designing consumer products in ceramics, glass, and metals by working on-site with European and Asian manufacturers. I am currently an officer at Tucson Macintosh Users Group and a reviewer in the Amazon Vine program.

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More Macstock 2017 Conference photos

The two-day Macstock Conference and Expo presents an annual opportunity to meet new friends and schmooze with old ones. The talks and presentations were

About Curt Blanchard

I’m a Mac user from the beginning with a background in graphic design, product design, photography. I’m a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Illustration. I spent much of my professional career designing consumer products in ceramics, glass, and metals by working on-site with European and Asian manufacturers. I am currently an officer at Tucson Macintosh Users Group and a reviewer in the Amazon Vine program.

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Bluetooth Speaker Lantern – Review

  Bluetooth Lantern Speaker Model: iBT91 Manufacturer: iHome List price: $99.95 iHome’s new crop of audio products for summer fun is here and they’re

About Curt Blanchard

I’m a Mac user from the beginning with a background in graphic design, product design, photography. I’m a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Illustration. I spent much of my professional career designing consumer products in ceramics, glass, and metals by working on-site with European and Asian manufacturers. I am currently an officer at Tucson Macintosh Users Group and a reviewer in the Amazon Vine program.

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Melody Bluetooth Speaker – Review

Melody Bluetooth Speaker Model: iBT77 Manufacturer: iHome Audio List price: $49.99 iHome’s multi-talented Melody Bluetooth Speaker has many tricks up its sleeve. In addition

About Curt Blanchard

I’m a Mac user from the beginning with a background in graphic design, product design, photography. I’m a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Illustration. I spent much of my professional career designing consumer products in ceramics, glass, and metals by working on-site with European and Asian manufacturers. I am currently an officer at Tucson Macintosh Users Group and a reviewer in the Amazon Vine program.

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Kanex GoPower Battery Pack for Apple Watch – Review

  GoPower Battery Pack for Apple Watch Manufacturer: Kanex List price: $99.00 (Internet: $60.00) Traveling with a number of iOS devices presents a new,

About Curt Blanchard

I’m a Mac user from the beginning with a background in graphic design, product design, photography. I’m a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Illustration. I spent much of my professional career designing consumer products in ceramics, glass, and metals by working on-site with European and Asian manufacturers. I am currently an officer at Tucson Macintosh Users Group and a reviewer in the Amazon Vine program.

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Bolt Crossbody Laptop Bag – Review

  Bolt Crossbody Laptop Bag Manufacturer: WaterField Designs Retail: $199.00 The new Bolt Crossbody bags from WaterField Designs offer some features that add a

About Curt Blanchard

I’m a Mac user from the beginning with a background in graphic design, product design, photography. I’m a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Illustration. I spent much of my professional career designing consumer products in ceramics, glass, and metals by working on-site with European and Asian manufacturers. I am currently an officer at Tucson Macintosh Users Group and a reviewer in the Amazon Vine program.

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Olloclip Core Lens Set for iPhone 7/7 Plus – Review

  Olloclip Core Lens Set for iPhone 7/7 Plus Manufacturer: Olloclip Retail: $99.99 Olloclip makes lenses that attach to your iPhone for enhancing your

About Curt Blanchard

I’m a Mac user from the beginning with a background in graphic design, product design, photography. I’m a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Illustration. I spent much of my professional career designing consumer products in ceramics, glass, and metals by working on-site with European and Asian manufacturers. I am currently an officer at Tucson Macintosh Users Group and a reviewer in the Amazon Vine program.

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Gaming Headset – Ghost Recon Wildlands Edition – Review

  Gaming headset – Ghost Recon Wildlands Edition Model: Y-300CPX Manufacturer: Thrustmaster Retail: $59.99 (Internet: $49.99) Here’s a headset specifically for gamers. It is

About Curt Blanchard

I’m a Mac user from the beginning with a background in graphic design, product design, photography. I’m a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Illustration. I spent much of my professional career designing consumer products in ceramics, glass, and metals by working on-site with European and Asian manufacturers. I am currently an officer at Tucson Macintosh Users Group and a reviewer in the Amazon Vine program.

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Rebelle 2 – Review

Rebelle 2 Developer: Escape Motions Download: $89.99 (50% upgrade discount for existing users) Rebelle 2 is a painting/drawing application that uncannily replicates traditional art

About Curt Blanchard

I’m a Mac user from the beginning with a background in graphic design, product design, photography. I’m a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Illustration. I spent much of my professional career designing consumer products in ceramics, glass, and metals by working on-site with European and Asian manufacturers. I am currently an officer at Tucson Macintosh Users Group and a reviewer in the Amazon Vine program.

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GoPower Plus – Review

GoPower Plus Manufacturer: Kanex Price: $60.00 GoPower Plus is a pocketable battery pack designed to charge iPhones, Android phones, and most other 5 Volt,

About Curt Blanchard

I’m a Mac user from the beginning with a background in graphic design, product design, photography. I’m a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Illustration. I spent much of my professional career designing consumer products in ceramics, glass, and metals by working on-site with European and Asian manufacturers. I am currently an officer at Tucson Macintosh Users Group and a reviewer in the Amazon Vine program.

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Typinator 7 – Review

  Typinator 7 Developer: Ergonis Software Download: $ 25.00 Typinator expands abbreviations you create into text. As an example, say you often close your

About Curt Blanchard

I’m a Mac user from the beginning with a background in graphic design, product design, photography. I’m a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Illustration. I spent much of my professional career designing consumer products in ceramics, glass, and metals by working on-site with European and Asian manufacturers. I am currently an officer at Tucson Macintosh Users Group and a reviewer in the Amazon Vine program.

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HiRise 2 Deluxe Charging Stand – Review

HiRise 2 Deluxe Charging Stand Manufacturer: Twelve South Price: $60.00 This charging stand is beautifully designed, it’s well made, and it reflects Apple’s design

About Curt Blanchard

I’m a Mac user from the beginning with a background in graphic design, product design, photography. I’m a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Illustration. I spent much of my professional career designing consumer products in ceramics, glass, and metals by working on-site with European and Asian manufacturers. I am currently an officer at Tucson Macintosh Users Group and a reviewer in the Amazon Vine program.

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USB 3.0 Hub and Card Reader – User Memo

  USB 3.0 Hub and Card Reader – User Memo Manufacturer: Satechi Price: $29.99 I hate reaching around my iMac to blindly plug in

About Curt Blanchard

I’m a Mac user from the beginning with a background in graphic design, product design, photography. I’m a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Illustration. I spent much of my professional career designing consumer products in ceramics, glass, and metals by working on-site with European and Asian manufacturers. I am currently an officer at Tucson Macintosh Users Group and a reviewer in the Amazon Vine program.

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Brother Wireless Inkjet Printer with Scan, Copy, and Fax – Review

Wireless Inkjet Printer with Scanner, Copier, and Fax Model: MFC-J6935DW Manufacturer: Brother MSRP: $350.00 (Internet: $336.00) Inkjet printer ink is the most expensive liquid

About Curt Blanchard

I’m a Mac user from the beginning with a background in graphic design, product design, photography. I’m a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Illustration. I spent much of my professional career designing consumer products in ceramics, glass, and metals by working on-site with European and Asian manufacturers. I am currently an officer at Tucson Macintosh Users Group and a reviewer in the Amazon Vine program.

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RelaxedLeather case for iPhone 7 – Review

RelaxedLeather Case for iPhone 7 Manufacturer: Twelve South Price: $40.00 Here’s a slim, genuine leather shell case for iPhone 7. This is not just

About Curt Blanchard

I’m a Mac user from the beginning with a background in graphic design, product design, photography. I’m a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Illustration. I spent much of my professional career designing consumer products in ceramics, glass, and metals by working on-site with European and Asian manufacturers. I am currently an officer at Tucson Macintosh Users Group and a reviewer in the Amazon Vine program.

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