Aaron Kraus
Associate Editor

Reared on a Mac Plus, graduated to a Performa 6400/180, detoured briefly into eMate 300 territory (which still runs), and currently rocking several variants of MacBook, Aaron is steeped in arcane Apple lore and fluent in Reality Distortion™. Cybersecurity consultant by day and hopeless technophile with aspirations to be a low-grade foodie.

Wren launches V5US universal wireless speaker

Supports AirPlay, Bluetooth, and stereo streaming without wires.

Sideclick streamlines remote clutter for Apple TV cord cutters

A six-button remote control that slides into place right next to your Apple TV or Amazon Fire remote.

Charge and beautifully display your Apple Watch with the BLOC power bank

A chic slab that conceals your Apple Watch charging cable and a battery.

24me Personal Assistant app to launch on Apple Watch

Apple’s most personal device ever becomes your personal assistant.

The Apple Watch try-on experience

In the end, my Apple Watch try-on appointment was well worth the effort.


Magzet magnetic audio jack reinvents the headphone jack

Magzet brings the convenience of a magnetic connector to your headphone jack.

Review: Just Mobile TopGum portable charger for mobile devices

Or, “How Just Mobile helped save me from TSA jail.”

Ultimate Ears UE Boom finds its Safe Haven

UltimateEars’ UE Boom Safe Haven brings graffiti style to your Bluetooth streaming.

Review: Cyntur JumperPack mini

Keep your car and your iDevices running with the Cyntur JumperPack mini.

MetAir Solstice Portable Power for outdoors, emergencies

MetAir gives you a fuel cell for extended power outages.


Ampware CrankCase provides nearly unlimited iPhone power

CrankCase lets you turn muscle power into iPhone power, so you never run out of juice.

Pad & Quill introduces Apple Watch accessories

Display and protect your Apple Watch with Pad & Quill’s signature leather and wood style.