When Marshall first entered the headphone business, it didn’t come with the bang that they wanted. Lately, though, they have stepped up their game. The Major 50th Anniversary Edition proved to be the first of their better models. Like Skullcandy, Marshall obtained a new engineer to tune their headphones. It’s been almost two years, and Marshall has finally released their first set of over-ear headphones, the Monitor. It’s a big progressive step forward for Marshall overall. (more…)
The race is on for accessory makers to get products to the market with Lightning connector support, and Kenburg Tech has joined the club with its new miniature LightLinez sync cable. LightLinez is a pocket-sized Lightning to USB cable — it measures just 12 cm — that allows you to charge or sync your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch without a tangled mess.
The price is on the steep side at $18.95, but that is partially related to the cable being Apple-certified under the MFi licensing program. In other words, this is a classic “Made for iPhone” product rather than some knock-off cable that might not work. I have tested the cable with both an iPhone 5 and iPad mini, and it works as described. LightLinez is ideal for small spaces and available for purchase through Kenburg Tech. (more…)
Smule, Inc. | 47.7 MB | Free
Smule, one of the most prevalent music entertainment app developers, recently released their newest creation “Guitar!” in which players strum and pluck their way through a library of tracks spanning Jason Mraz to Ed Sheeran. You play through the game slowly but surely collecting coins, hoping to unlock content such as more songs and guitars. Despite the solid foundation, “Guitar!“ fails to innovate in any noteworthy areas and instead brings a rather mediocre experience. (more…)
While I live in a rather populated Canadian metropolitan area, with an abundance of restaurants to choose from, I have simply exhausted all of the popular options after years of dining. Nowadays, I tend to focus on niche locations that offer a unique dining experience. Spring Sushi, with locations in the cities of Toronto and Hamilton, is one of those places.
Spring Sushi is a local all-you-can-eat buffet that serves a mixture of Chinese, Japanese and Thai dishes. If you aren’t familiar with these types of food items, including sushi, beef negimaki, pad Thai and fried rice, it can be quite overwhelming to know what to order. Spring Sushi solves that problem by equipping each table with an iPad that serves as both a digital menu and ordering mechanism. (more…)