IK Multimedia Releases iLine Mobile Music Cable Kit — Review

The iLine Mobile Music Cable Kit Meets All Your iOS Connection Needs Company: IK Multimedia Price: $59.99 USD for entire kit; individual cables range

About Mike Breed

Writing for MyMac.com since August of 2009, Mike Breed is an Earth Science and Biology teacher at Chenango Valley High School in Binghamton, New York. He is currently acting as the Science Department Chairman in his school district as well. Mike has received numerous grants to incorporate Apple products into the laboratories and activities of his students, with the hopes of adding a new element of learning to the teaching of science in a demanding learning environment. A lifelong resident of Cortland, New York, Mike enjoys spending time with his family when not busy with his duties at school. An avid fan of the Macintosh platform, Mike also spends a great deal of time reading and working from his iPad and iPhone, where he is reading his way through the entire chronology of Star Wars novels. Mike is also passionate about fishing and enjoys spending time each weekend fishing with his father on the waters of central New York State’s Finger Lakes.

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Take Control of iTunes 10: The FAQ, Second Edition
Review

Take Control of iTunes 10: The FAQ, Second Edition Author: Kirk McElhearn Publisher: TidBITS Publishing, Inc. Released: January 2012 Pages: 173 Price: $15.00 Okay,

About Larry Grinnell

Larry Grinnell has been a Mac user since before there were Macs, first being exposed to his brother-in-law's Apple Lisa 7/7 office system, in 1982 or 1983. After a nine year stint in the US Air Force, he took an electronics technician job at Motorola, Inc., where he stayed for almost 27 years. In that time, he held additional diverse positions from manufacturing engineering technician to technical writing to print production consultant to department webmaster. Currently, he's the sole technical writer for a small communications/electronics firm in Davie, FL. He is a member of the MyMac.com writing staff, and recently completed a two-year stint writing a weekly Macintosh and Apple-oriented column for the Palm Beach Business website (http://www.pbbusiness.com). In his copious free time, he does layout and prepress work for the Grinnell Family Association's quarterly newsletter, and runs their website at http://www.grinnellfamily.org. In 2013, one of his photographs was published in the New York Times. He just finished editing, layout, and prepress work for an all new Grinnell family genealogy, which promises to be roughly 2,800 pages in size. Publication date is tentatively scheduled for late 2015 or early 2016. Larry collects jazz guitar recordings, and is currently trying, for the fifth time, to learn to play the guitar. He lives in Greenacres, FL.

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iFIT-1 Smartphone Speaker
Review

iFIT-1 Portable Rechargeable Smartphone Speaker Manufacturer: Satechi MSRP: $15.99 i-FIT-1 Smartphone Speaker The iFIT-1 Speaker is an inexpensive step-up from the built-in speakers 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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iStreamer for iPod, iPhone, iPad
Review

iStreamer Company: HRT Price: $199.99 I must admit it, I am a big cynic. I have seen so many advertising and marketing claims about

About Owen Rubin

Owen Rubin was one of the first people to program arcade video games for Atari a long time ago, and designed arcade video games for almost 15 years. He later joined Apple where he worked on both hardware and software projects, and was the key player on the MacLC, bootable CD, several pieces of Mac system software, as well as a contributor to many other CPU projects. He later worked for Pacific Bell to lead the design of services for the first commercial broadband system in the US, and then went on to be the lead researcher of broadband for Paul Allen's Interval Research. Since then, he has been an executive at a number of startups in security and semiconductors, and CTO of Edison Labs, a startup focusing on helping commercial clients write and develop mobile apps. Right now, he is looking for the next great thing (hint hint!)

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Power2U AC/USB Wall Outlet Review

Power2U AC/USB Wall Outlet Manufacturer: Newer Technology MSRP: $29.95 (Street price about $25) Power2U Wall Outlet Tired of having charging bricks blocking your power

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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rePLAY Retractable Audio Cable
Review

rePLAY Retractable Audio Cable Manufacturer: Scosche Industries MSRP: $14.99 rePLAY Retractable Audio Cable   If you have an audio or headphone jack in 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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Headphones Comparison:
V-Moda Remix Remote vs. Arctic E461-BM

V-Moda Remix Remote Earphones and Arctic E461-BM Earphones Companies: V-Moda & Arctic Websites: V-Moda  &  Arctic Price: V-Moda Remix Remote: $79.00 USD  /  Arctic

About Mike Breed

Writing for MyMac.com since August of 2009, Mike Breed is an Earth Science and Biology teacher at Chenango Valley High School in Binghamton, New York. He is currently acting as the Science Department Chairman in his school district as well. Mike has received numerous grants to incorporate Apple products into the laboratories and activities of his students, with the hopes of adding a new element of learning to the teaching of science in a demanding learning environment. A lifelong resident of Cortland, New York, Mike enjoys spending time with his family when not busy with his duties at school. An avid fan of the Macintosh platform, Mike also spends a great deal of time reading and working from his iPad and iPhone, where he is reading his way through the entire chronology of Star Wars novels. Mike is also passionate about fishing and enjoys spending time each weekend fishing with his father on the waters of central New York State’s Finger Lakes.

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v-moda Crossfade LP, thinksound ts02+mic, and Arctic Sound P321 headphones reviewed

By guest reviewer Devon Gilbert and John “Nemo” Nemerovski Devon and Nemo spent hours listening, evaluating, and comparing these three innovative, affordable headphones with

About John Nemerovski

John "Nemo" Nemerovski is MyMac's Reviews Editor. He is a private and small group personal technology tutor in Tucson, Arizona, USA, with an emphasis on iPad and iPhone training, plus basic computing, digital photography, and Photoshop. Nemo is an accomplished music instructor on keyboard and guitar, and an expert artisan bread baker. If you are interested in writing reviews or requesting a product review on MyMac, contact him: nemo [ a t ] mymac [ d o t ] c o m.

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Unboxing the new iPod Shuffle

Ah, there is nothing like new Apple gear, eh? And what could be better than one of the smallest Apple hardware products of all time, the all new, second generation iPod Shuffle!

Dan Rodriguez, good friend of MyMac.com, emailed us his unpacking pictures of the new little iPod. Thanks, Dan! Check out the packaging, and see just how small the iPod Shuffle really is!

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Song Sling for iPod Shuffle
Review

Lately Russ has been reviewing cases for the iPod Shuffle, designed to protect the Shuffle from the extremes of weather or from physical activity. Up next, Mophie’s Song Sling for the iPod Shuffle.

About Russ Walkowich

Russ Walkowich is the longest contributing member of MyMac, starting back in 1995. He has served as writer, author, editor, and spiritual guide to a tribe of MyMac Founders in all that time.

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Griffin iVault
Review

Constantly dropping your iPod Shuffle? Do you slip it in your pocket and forget you have your keys and change in there too? Perhaps the iVault is for you.

About Russ Walkowich

Russ Walkowich is the longest contributing member of MyMac, starting back in 1995. He has served as writer, author, editor, and spiritual guide to a tribe of MyMac Founders in all that time.

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iPed Shuffle
Review

The iPed Shuffle provides iPod Shuffle users with an alternative to having to become a contortionist to plug their Shuffle into the back of their Mac.

About Russ Walkowich

Russ Walkowich is the longest contributing member of MyMac, starting back in 1995. He has served as writer, author, editor, and spiritual guide to a tribe of MyMac Founders in all that time.

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