Gadgets

Jill Kocher on September 21st, 2011

I hate paying for apps up front. I know that smart people spend lots of time and creativity making them, but at least half of the apps I install get uninstalled within 5 minutes because they don’t include the feature I wanted or the design is clunky. When I find one I love and use […]

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My new best friend: The New Trent iGrip IMP1100 Universal Battery Case includes a “leather” padfolio case with the standard iPad viewing window on one side a dedicated slot for the included 11,000 mA battery on the other side. Brilliant! During the widespread power outages caused by the derecho in the northern Chicago suburbsthis week, […]

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Waiting for that multimedia dock that was supposed to launch for the HTC Thunderbolt? So was I. But with no release date in sight I cancelled my order and grabbed the Seidio Thunderbolt Charging Dock cradle instead. This charging dock fits my HTC Thunderbolt with Seidio ACTIVE Extended Case like … well like it was made for it! […]

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Unsolicited Advice: Buy it. I’ve only used the Seidio ACTIVE Extended Case for a week now, but I knew as soon as I opened the package that this case was exactly what I need. I drop my phone. A lot. And I demand longer battery life than the Thunderbolt’s stock battery delivers. So the lack […]

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Jill Kocher on June 8th, 2011

An OTA (over the air) update for the HTC Thunderbolt is scheduled to roll out in the 2nd half of June 2011 to fix the Thunderbolt rebooting issues, according to my chat with a Verizon technical support rep yesterday evening. He said they had just received an internal technical memo on the OTA update, and offered a […]

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