More and more mobile devices have integrated batteries so the only way to top them off on the go is to plug in to an outlet or mobile power station. The new IOGEAR Ultra Capacity Mobile Power Station, aka The 10K, provides plenty of capacity for your tablet or smartphone.
Life trackers are very useful for motivating you just enough to improve your life and by doing so on a daily basis you will see improvements. The Fitbit One comes in at price lower than the competition while capturing all the data you could want from such a device.
SugarSync is one of my favorite cloud backup and storage solutions because of its multi-platform support. The new 2.0 beta version includes significant UI improvements to make it much more user friendly.
All the Linux Mint Editions have arrived just in time for the holidays - Linux Mint 14 (Nadia) with Cinnamon, MATE, KDE and Xfce dekstops, and Linux Mint Debian Edition Update Pack 6 with Cinnamon and MATE desktops.
A lot of great iOS apps were released this year. Here's a list of my favorite apps of 2012.
There are a ton of headphone options out there and the latest unit I have been testing, the RHA 950i, feels great, fits well, and sounds amazing.
Samsung sells several accessories for their smartphones and tablets and with the 50% registration coupon code, I recently picked up three pieces. The two colored Flip Covers and AllShare Cast Wireless Hub are nice accessories, especially at half the price.
While much of the focus for enthusiasts is on the Lumia 920, the Lumia 820 is actually a solid device priced at just $49.99. The removable battery and microSD card slot are welcome additions too.
Here's a look at some of my favorite hardware items for the Apple user on your shopping list. This year's list includes my favorite headphones, bluetooth speakers and items for your desk, home, and car.
Not everyone wants to pay $200 to $400 for audio products so it was nice to see that there are low cost alternatives. These earbuds, speaker, and headphones are available at RadioShack.
Active noise-canceling headphones are a pleasure to use while traveling during the holiday season and for a reasonable $200 you can pick up the great sounding Logitech UE 6000. The 9000 is twice the price, but includes Bluetooth and more dynamic range.
I've been testing out the new red and black Nike+ SportWatch GPS and it did a great job tracking my first half marathon and all my training runs leading up to the event.
I used to think signal boosters were a scam, but after testing the Sleek 4G-V I am convinced there are some out there that work well to keep you connected to the network.
Jawbone made significant improvements in the UP band and the iOS software, especially in regards to the Eat module. The software is attractive and functional while the band is quite reliable now.
Beats has primarily been targeted previously to the youth market, but a couple new products are aiming to attract the more mature crowd. The Beats Pill and Executive headphones are great products for the holiday season.