iEdge Lightning USB Cable Glitter Series E-380 Review

The iEdge Glitter Series 6 Ft. lightning USB cable costs less than Apple-made lightning cords.  There’s no MFi (Made for iPhone/iPad/iPod) certified label on the package. But our tests found it still highly reliable. This cord gives reasonably fast charge and high current handling. We paid $3.99 for ours at Gabriel Brothers. Indeed this is … Continue reading iEdge Lightning USB Cable Glitter Series E-380 Review





IXCC 6 Foot Lightning Cable Review, MFi Certified

The IXCC 6 foot lightning cable surprises the inexpensive sync and charge cable market.  Given its quality and MFi (Made for iPhone/iPad/iPod) certification, this cord tops expectations. We paid $7.99 for it at Amazon.com. So, this costs way less than original Apple cords.  The extra couple feet here makes the IXCC 6 foot lightning cable lots cheaper per … Continue reading IXCC 6 Foot Lightning Cable Review, MFi Certified





Belkin Lightning USB Cable Cord, 1.2M, 4 Ft Review

The Belkin lightning USB cable for charge & sync (part number 8830bt15381 Rev B01 ) for Apple devices, at just several dollars per cord online is a steal. The Belkin lightning USB cable is among the cheapest cables we’ve bought.  Yet this  lightning cable carries the Belkin name brand, which means high quality.  Yet this cable … Continue reading Belkin Lightning USB Cable Cord, 1.2M, 4 Ft Review





OtterBox Defender Case Review for iPad Air and Mini

We’ve tested the OtterBox Defender Series protective cases for the Apple iPad, iPad Air, and iPad Mini tablet computers. In sum:  The OtterBox Defender case cost more than any other case that we’ve seen. But they’re of the highest overall quality too.  Though we feel that they overpriced the OtterBoxe, they do protect as well … Continue reading OtterBox Defender Case Review for iPad Air and Mini





Apple Earpods Review, Earbuds for iPod iPhone

Bought another set of natural-sounding in ear earphones that are a marked improvement over the Apple stock iPod / iPhone / iPad earbuds that came with iPods prior to 2014; those being the Apple Earpods. Apple Earpods Review: Intro Apple Earpods are a higher class product than sub-$20 earphones we’d enjoyed for years.  After testing … Continue reading Apple Earpods Review, Earbuds for iPod iPhone





How to Pair JBL Go 2 with Echo Alexa Speakers

This post demonstrates how to pair JBL Go 2 with Echo Alexa speakers. Since this pairing happens between the Go JBL and the Echo Dot devices directly, you need not turn Bluetooth on in the mobile device you’re using to set up this pairing. How to Pair JBL Go 2 with Echo Alexa  Speakers With … Continue reading How to Pair JBL Go 2 with Echo Alexa Speakers





DE Lightning Charging Cable Review, 9 Ft, Sync Too

The DE 9 Ft lightning cable is certainly not the cheapest data and charging cable available. But it’s very well built, durable, and charges iPhones quickly. DE 9 Ft Lightning Charging Cable Intro We paid nearly $25 for ours at K-Mart.  This cost about the same as Apple-built lightning cords.  Yet the extra three feet … Continue reading DE Lightning Charging Cable Review, 9 Ft, Sync Too





Pairing JBL Go 2 with iPhone iPad iPod iOS Phones Tablets

This post teaches how pairing JBL Go 2 with iPhone iPad iPod iOS tablets and phone devices works. Start with your speaker OFF (dark front panel LED). Then, follow these instructions to pair your Go 2 Bluetooth speaker to an iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch iOS-based device. We’re running an iPad Air tablet for this … Continue reading Pairing JBL Go 2 with iPhone iPad iPod iOS Phones Tablets





Pair jbl Xtreme to iPhone, How To

This post shows how to Pair jbl Xtreme to iPhone and tablet devices. With your speaker shut off (Power button dark), run through this routine to pair your Xtreme to an iPhone, or other iOS device. We demo this an iPad Air tablet .  But pairing is nearly the same for all the other iOS devices, … Continue reading Pair jbl Xtreme to iPhone, How To





Google Home App Screenshots 2016

Since the release of the free Google Home App for iOS devices back in the fall of 2016, the program has become an essential tool in setting up and configuring today’s numerous Google Home devices like the original Google Home speaker, the Google Home Mini, and the Google Home Max smart speakers, not to mention … Continue reading Google Home App Screenshots 2016