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WinnerGear's MICFLIP 2 Reversible USB / Micro USB cable

I previously reviewed the MICFLIP 1 cable, but WinnerGear just launched the MICFLIP 2 cable. The big difference in version 1 from version 2 is that the cable is now reversible on both ends of the cable. The USB Type-A plug is reversible as well as the micro USB plug being reversible.

In the 5 or 6 months of owning the MICFLIP 1, it is probably my second most used cable behind the Lightning cable that came with my iPhone. Not only is it a nice looking, well built, tangle-free cable; but, both ends of the cable being reversible is a Godsend! I am constantly plugging in cameras to my iMac to get videos files off them, or to charge them and now having the Type A end be reversible as well is terrific. The ports on my iMac are on the back of the machine, the way my machine sits, you can't see the ports on the back of the iMac so I am always reaching in the blind when I plug in cables to my iMac. Now I don't have to fiddle with the cables as much since both ends are reversible, well…

Ricoh Theta S

360º cameras / videos are all the rage these days, luckily they are not that expensive! I recently took this to Disney World with me to film some videos of my daughter and I riding on roller coasters, the few rides that Disney had that were outdoors came out great. Sadly all the fun coasters at Disney are all indoors – Rock 'N Roller Coaster, Tower of Terror, Space Mountain, etc. With that said, the Theta S doesn't do well in low light situations but when you are outdoors with the sun shining bright, the Theta S does an exceptional job, highly recommended.The fun factor of the Theta S alone makes it worth the purchase price in my mind, then when you take into consideration that 360º video and photography are going to become a norm really soon, you might as well get started with the technology now instead of waiting for it become a normal part of every day photography and filmmaking. 360º offers a unique way of recording memorable moments – like riding a roller coaster, now I c…

DragonSoul for iPhone and iPad

DragonSoul is free to download in the iPhone/iPad App Store and the Google Play Store for Android. I have been playing this game non-stop for about a week now. I know it has been out a while, but I just discovered it in the App Store. I don't play too many mobile games, but this is the best game I have played since Kingdom Rush. DragonSoul is a fun fantasy game with wizards and dragons so of course the nerd in me enjoyed it from the day I downloaded it. There are a ton of different modes in the game such as campaign, fight pit, expedition, and more. You can also join a guild and battle other guilds if you choose. If you are looking for a fun game that has a group chat type environment on your mobile device then you should give DragonSoul a shot on your phone or tablet. It is free to download and play so why not?

Download Links;
Google Play Store for Android; https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.perblue.dragonsoul&hl=en

iPad; https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/dr…

Why I returned the DJI Osmo

This is sort of a review of the DJI Osmo; as well as my thoughts on the Osmo and how I wished things had worked out. Before I get started, the entry level DJI Osmo retails for $569, that is what I purchased, so that is what I am reviewing. As with my Phantom 4, there are plenty of accessories for the Osmo as well, which will increase the price, some of the accessories are necessary in my opinion but not required, such as extra batteries. This is my experience with the Osmo and why I returned the Osmo after using it for about three weeks.


A bunch of meh’s..Let me start off with the issues I had with the Osmo that led me to return it, then I will talk about a few of the good things about the Osmo. First things first, the Osmo is sort of clunky to handle, along with being a tad on the heavy side, especially if you are using it with an iPhone 6s Plus or other large smart-phone. What I mean by clunky is if you are using the Osmo but need to set it down it starts beeping because the gimbal …

Audiohand for iPhone and iPad

Audiohand is an excellent, free iOS application that will work on both the iPhone and the iPad. If you are looking for an excellent way to record audio to your iOS device then I highly recommend you checkout Audiohand. Audiohand works with multiple devices, you can connect more than one iPhone or iPad to the application, simply by selecting ‘Group’ and creating a password protected private connection; you can also create a public connection that will allow anyone with the app to connect to the group without the need for a password. I tested out recording on two separate devices (iPhone 6, iPhone 6s) and it worked flawlessly for me. I have not yet tested the app with an iPhone and an iPad, but I assume it will work the same.
"Creating Hi-Def Audio with Multiple Phones, for Easy & Powerful Multi-Tracking, Anywhere."
Once you are finished recording, Audiohand automatically works its magic and mixes your track, performs noise reductions and polishes your audio track. You do …