The iPad will be adding a bunch of eye-popping tricks—ranging from drag-and-drop between apps to an improved, symbol-friendly keyboard—once iOS 11 arrives this fall. That said, the current version of iOS is no slouch when it comes to nifty only-on-iPad features. Read on for 8 awesome iPad tips, from the ability to split the keyboard to the multitasking “Split View” feature. Read More
You’re not getting the most out of iOS Mail if you’re not hip to these five tips and tricks. Read on for the scoop about how to add some oomph to the text in your mail message, an easy way to recover a message you accidentally trashed, how to sign a PDF mail attachment, and more. Read More
Normally selling for $250 and up, the Bose Solo 5 stereo sound bar is on sale for $198, its lowest price ever on Amazon. Update [5pm ET]: Well, that didn’t last long; the price just went back up to $224 (sad face).
The $17.59 RavPower 12000 phone charger (75 percent off its $70 list price) boasts a pair of fast-charging USB ports. That means you can charge two devices at once, perfect for sharing a charge during a long-haul flight.
Once fully juiced up, the RavPower 12000 can charge an iPhone 7 more than four times over. The RavPower portable battery can also charge an iPad Mini up to 1.8 times, or a jumbo-sized phone like the Android-powered Samsung Galaxy S7 up to three times. Read More
Weighing in at just 2.57 pounds and boasting an eye-catching purple shell, the $190 HP Stream 11 (12% off) is a lightweight laptop that’s perfect for students. Better still, it won’t break the bank.
The slim-and-trim Stream runs Windows 10, meaning it can run applications ranging from Photoshop to MS Word. This lightweight laptop also boasts an 11.6-inch display, a full-size keyboard, 32GB of internal storage, and 10 hours of battery life. Read More
It’s not unusual to see kids as young as 18 months interacting with tablets these days. In fact, my own children were obsessed with my iPad from very early on, and it led me to research what might be the best (and most affordable) tablet for kids. We settled on a Kindle Fire, for a variety of reasons, and we’ve never looked back. Read More
On sale for $30 (that’s 25% off), the wireless YI Home Camera boasts lots of features for the price. It has a wide-angle lens, a night-vision mode, motion detection, two-way audio (meaning you can remotely shush a fussy baby back to sleep), and local video storage via a microSD memory card slot (cards of up to 32GB are supported).
Also, you can stream live video from the YI Home Camera to your iPhone or Android phone. Lastly, you can even get real-time alerts whenever the cam detects activity in the room.