iPhone App Review: Reminder & Countdown Free

Spruce up your reminders with a handy countdown app. Reminder & Countdown free covers all the bases when it comes to displaying how much time is left until an event or holiday. Anything at all can be logged with a time and Reminder & Countdown will automatically alert you before or when it happens.

Reminder and Countdown Free iPhone app

Reminder & Countdown free version 1.5 requires iOS 5.0 or later and is optimized for the iPhone 5 display. The app is supported by small banner ads at the bottom of the screen, which don’t interfere with the reminders or functionality of the app. Upon first opening Reminder & Countdown the master list of events appears along with real-time countdowns.

Review: invisibleSHIELD iPhone Screen Protector

Though it came as a surprise to absolutely no one, along with the Apple iPhone has come an absolute barrage of accessories and other products to pair with your iPhone, leaving all of us with a sea of merchandise to sort through and evaluate. Slowly but surely, feedback will be available on all of these products. Some things, however, are important to be informed about right from the get-go. Depending on the person you're asking, virtually any mobile phone accessory can be considered essential.

iPhone 5 invisibleSHIELD Review: How to Install

ZAGG is known for making high quality products that protect your mobile electronics without bulk. We've done in-depth reviews of the invisibleSHIELD for iPhone in the past. iPhone 5 owners are now concerned about Scuffgate and the anodized aluminum possibly scratching to expose bare metal.

ZAGG invisibleSHIELD iPhone 5 photo introduction

One way to protect the iPhone 5 and avoid the extra size and weight of a case is to install an invisibleSHIELD from ZAGG. Not only are these premium screen and body protectors durable, they are actually made of the same material used to protect military helicopter blades.

Review: Audyssey South of Market iPhone / iPod / iPad Dock

The best way to start this review is with a disclaimer: if you're looking for an audiophile review of Audyssey's South of Market Audio Dock, this is definitely not it. This stems directly from the fact that I am definitely not an audiophile. I can't espouse the virtues of silk dome tweeters or tell you what I think of the 4-inch long-throw woofers the dock offers, simply because I don't know what those things are. What I can do is tell you how I, someone who has seen and heard countless iPhone docks, was struck by the Audyssey South of Market Audio Dock.

Consumer Reports on iPhone 4: One Thumb Down, One Thumb Up

The independent and nonprofit magazine Consumer Reports sent some mixed signals after testing the iPhone 4. Reception issues resulting from touching the lower left corner of the device have been verified in Consumer Reports' labs. First the bad news. The magazine said it "can't recommend" the iPhone 4 due to the problem, which they cited as a design flaw in the external antenna.

apple iphone 4 consumer reports magazine

When held so that a gap between the two antennas is covered the signal drops up to 20dB, which Consumer Reports explains is "enough to drop a call." Reception problems were improved with the addition of non-conductive tape to the affected corner of the iPhone 4, which prevents the metal from coming in contact with the user's hand.


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