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Review: Dreamweaver CC-2014 skews towards designers

With the newly released Dreamweaver CC-2014, Adobe is making things easier for designers while at the same time providing some limited advancements for developers. This change may not go down so well with developers who work, live, and breath code. But for Designers who wish to have the power of Dreamweaver without having to stare at code, this may be a sigh of relief.

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iHome iBN27 bluetooth stereo speaker review

If you’re looking for a portable speaker that comes at a fair price, be sure to check out the iHome iBN27 bluetooth stereo speaker. I couldn’t ask for better sound quality at this price point; the bass and treble combine for good sound quality in a compact system that’s designed for portability.

We survived Hellraid: The Escape – can you?

Welcome to the sorcerer’s dungeons here at Camp Hellraid, everyone. We have some really fun activities planned for you, like the balancing beam (but don’t fall in the pit or you die), light bouncing on mirrors (but don’t step in the beam or you die) and plenty of other fun games (which might kill you). Are we ready to have fun with Hellraid: The Escape now?

Primovisto Bamboo iPad mini case sacrifices functionality for design

The Primovisto bamboo iPad Mini case makes a statement; natural beauty protecting a high tech gadget. This is a book-style case with a solid flap that protects your iPad’s screen, and an internal frame made of maple to hold your iPad securely in place. Despite its good looks, the Primovisto case emphasizes appearance over utility. As a result, the case can limit your iPad’s usefulness.

iHome iDL46 Dual Charging Stereo FM Clock Radio with Lightning Dock does all that

The IDL46 is the latest in the line of affordable clock/radio docks from iHome. Out of the box it comes with a Lightning connector, a USB port for accessories, excellent sound for the price, and a slew of alarm functions for the sleep and nap enthusiast. Paired with the iHome connect app, it becomes even easier to configure.

Review: Divoom Voombox Travel wireless speaker

Nowadays, music is easily accessible from your iPhone, iPod, and similar devices, but what about sharing it with others? Those built-in speakers don’t go far in providing quality audio in large, open spaces. To that end, Divoom offers the Voombox Travel as a rugged, portable, wireless speaker that you can take just about anywhere to get hours of decent audio for everyone to enjoy. We got our hands on one to try out.

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Review: eleMount CNC machined mount for iOS devices [updated]

The Kickstarter sensation of 2013, the eleMount, is now shipping to supporters. A simple and elegant design to hold any device onto nearly any surface, it can be used to hold an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to be used in a car, displayed on a table, and even used with a standard camera mount. We managed to get one of the early shipments to try it out and see how it holds up to use.

Jackery mini external battery for iOS

Look, the idea of “standby time” is a joke. You’re not waiting to take calls on your iPhone, you’re using it constantly—for Twitter, for Facebook, to play Simpsons Tapped Out. Your iPhone is not going to make it through the day. You need an outlet, or better yet, an external battery to keep you going so you don’t have to tote around a computer all day. The Jackery mini external battery can charge it, and it won’t take up much space doing so.

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Review: Henge Docks Vertical MacBook Docking Station

The nice folks at Henge Docks have plenty of interesting bits of docking hardware; this particular one is a vertical docking station for your MacBook Pro. They have 13”, 15” and 17” models available, as well as vertical docks of the same style available for MacBook, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro Retina. The unit is made from a durable alloy with a finish to match the brushed aluminum look of your laptop.

Review: STM Dux case for iPad Air

I don’t want to feel like I’m lugging around a laptop when I hold my iPad Air, so there needs to be durability and good protection while minimizing any added bulk and weight to keep in sync with Apple’s design philosophy. STM’s Dux case for the iPad Air meets or exceeds the U.S. Department of Defense standards for durability, but does it add too much bulk to achieve it?

Review: Tales From the Dragon Mountain 2: The Lair

Mina’s back and ready to take on Strix once more—even in his own lair. Tales From the Dragon Mountain 2: The Lair takes you through village and mountain to find Strix’s lair so you can take another try at ending the wrinkly old menace.

Review: Take the Urbanears Humlan headphones for a spin…cycle

“Humlan…is an on-ear headphone for those of you who appreciate fresh laundry as much as you do good sound.” It’s rare I’ll start a review off with a quote from the company’s website, but I had to call attention to that line. I mean, I think I appreciate both, but this is the first time fresh laundry and good sound have applied to the same item. The Urbanears Humlan headphones are, in fact, washable…in part.