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Sidekick mounts your smartphone to your guitar

- January 6th, 2014

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We’ve seen smartphone and tablet mounts for mics and mic stands, but how about for a guitar? It would seem somewhat impractical to mount a tablet to your six-string or banjo. However, for your smartphone or iPod, it could certainly make sense and that’s what Guitar Sidekick is designed for.

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Lost one too many Apple TV remotes?

- November 22nd, 2013
SlickWraps Apple Remote Orange

Apple TV Remote with Slickwraps skin, in the dark

Where’s the remote? This is a cry often heard in my household. It’s usually followed by, “which one,” a ritual that occurs on a regular basis, most often on a Friday or Saturday night. After fiddling and fumbling, looking under the couch between the cushions or maybe under the newspaper, the missing remote is usually found along with another you weren’t looking for, yet. However sometimes, like in the case of the pocket-size Apple remote, it may be destined to never be found.

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New gadgets you’ll give a hoot about!

- November 12th, 2013

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I recently had an opportunity to be a guest at the London Drugs Retail Tech Group Conference and Trade show in Whistler, BC. It’s really nice to see that, even while technology is growing at an exponential rate, there’s still plenty of room for face-to-face interaction and one-on-one product demonstrations. Truth be told, it makes a whale of a difference. There were about 60 vendors in attendance and we managed to see a number of new and nifty things, many of which would make ideal gifts for the holidays. While it would be impossible to cover the whole gamut of what I saw in a short time, here are a few items, in no particular order, that I thought stood out and would make some great gifts for the upcoming holidays.
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