Hands on: See Hyper’s iStick in action


The Kickstarter campaign for Hyper’s iStick, which surpassed an original goal of $100,000 in just three hours, is currently racing toward $1,000,000 with only eight days left.

With so much interest in the iStick, a USB flash drive with a Lightning connector, we had to take it for a test drive. Watch our video to see what you think. You can keep an eye on Hyper’s Kickstarter, which ends June 17, here.

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2048 Storms App Charts With Math-Based Gameplay [Video Review]



The app store has found another craze almost as popular as Flappy Bird. Developers everywhere have been releasing their own versions of the hit app Threes, a tile-based game that has players swipe to add numbers. 2048 is an application that features this same addicting gameplay with its own twists and no cost. Can you reach the score of 2,048 or even higher?

Take a look at 2048 and find out what you think.

This is a Cult Of Mac video review of the multi-platform application 2048, brought to you by Joshua Smith of TechBytes W/ Jsmith.

“NCAA March Madness Live” Brings Tournament Games To iOS Devices [Video Review]



Now that the month of March is finally upon us college basketball fans have more to cheer about. The app NCAA March Madness Live gives fans the ability to watch tournament games live, see stats, create brackets and so much more. Will NCAA March Madness Live become your go-to app during the big tournament?

Take a look at NCAA March Madness Live and find out what you think.

This is a Cult Of Mac video review of the multi-platform application NCAA March Madness Live brought to you by Joshua Smith of “TechBytes W/Jsmith.”

iPad Air Review Roundup


iPad Air

As the fifth generation full-sized iPad, users likely know what to expect from the newly-released iPad Air. And while the device doesn’t try and reinvent the wheel by radically altering the iPad’s genetics in either abilities or form factor, the mere fact that Apple has proven able to further hone what was already a winning concept — by decreasing the size and weight, upping the speed and power, all while maintaining battery life — is reason enough to mark down the iPad Air as an assured winner in the tablet category. This verdict is more than backed up by the reviews which have begun flooding in over the past 24 hours, with reviewers now having had around a week to test Apple’s newest tablet.

First Impressions: NeatConnect Is The Wireless Scanner You’ve Been Waiting For [Review]


NeatConnect by Neat
Category: Scanners
Works With:Anything with Wi-Fi
Price: $500

I’ve been using Neat products for the past couple of years. I’ve got a NeatDesk for Mac and an active NeatCloud account. So when the folks at Neat reached out to me and asked if I’d be interested in putting the company’s latest piece of hardware – NeatConnect – through the paces, I jumped at the chance.