The CameraMator Wirelessly Transfers Your DSLR Photos To Your iPad [Macworld 2013]

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SAN FRANCISCO, MACWORLD/iWORLD 2013

The iPad’s large, beautiful screen has always been attractive for photography applications, and as the device becomes more and more powerful, developers and hardware vendors alike are taking advantage of all the iPad has to offer.

The latest device to do so, the CameraMator, lets you wirelessly transfer photos from your Canon or Nikon DSLR directly to your iPad or MacBook. It’s almost like magic.

The Transporter Is A Private, Internet Connected File Storage System [Macworld 2013]

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SAN FRANCISCO, MACWORLD/iWORLD 2013 – There are plenty of cloud storage solutions out there these days, including services such as Dropbox. Having your files stored on the cloud comes with some downfalls, though, such as monthly payments as well as decreased security. The Transporter, a new device created by the people behind the Drobo tries to give you the best of both worlds.

With the Transporter, you have access to all of your files stored on the device as long as you have an internet connection, but the files themselves aren’t stored in the cloud. By using this approach, you can avoid the hassles of cloud storage while still having the ease of access that services like Dropbox provide.

The Belkin Thunderbolt Express Dock Adds Additional Ports To Your MacBook [Macworld 2013]

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SAN FRANCISCO, MACWORLD/iWORLD 2013

While Apple’s newer notebooks like the MacBook Air and Retina MacBook Pro are certainly aesthetically pleasing, some trade offs had to be made in order to achieve such thin machines. Apple has been slowly paring down the number of ports it includes on its notebooks, most notable with the MacBook Air.

Even though these machines are becoming more and more capable all the time, the lack of connections on them puts a serious strain on their functionality. That’s where the Belkin Thunderbolt Express Dock comes in. This little attachment for your laptop gives you eight additional ports to work with right on your desk.

The Belkin Thunderstorm Handheld Home Theater Gives Your iPad’s Audio An Extra Kick [Macworld 2013]

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SAN FRANCISCO, MACWORLD/iWORLD 2013

While the iPad’s audio has always been certainly passable in most situations, the tiny speakers that Apple crammed into the device aren’t anywhere near a suitable replacement for the sound quality that can be produced from larger, more substantial speakers.

In order to bridge this gap, Belkin is showing off at Macworld this year what they call the Thunderstorm Handheld Home Theater, a case for your iPad that integrates 2 4-watt speakers for a more immersive experience. Cult Of Mac’s Erfon Elijah talked to Brandon from Belkin at Macworld to learn more about the product.

The BowBlade Takes iPhone Gaming To The Next Level [Macworld 2013]

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SAN FRANCISCO, MACWORLD/iWORLD 2013

When it comes to gaming on the iPhone, most people probably think of Angry Birds-style leisure games. The BowBlade, a new active-gaming device being shown off at Macworld, take an entirely different approach to gaming on iOS. The BowBlade is out to prove that you can stay fit and have fun playing games at the same time.

At first glance, the BowBlade probably looks a little unwieldy. After all, it is about the size of a typical bow. The cool thing about it, though is that the device lets you mount an iPhone inside it which can interact with 35 existing iOS apps for an immersive, active, gaming experience.