Gymbl: The Ginsu knife of iPhone accessories

Gymbl: The Ginsu knife of iPhone accessories

Okay, it doesn’t slice, dice, and make perfect julienned fries, but YOUBIQ’s Gymbl does work as a stand, a grip, and a tripod–everything you need to elevate your iPhone’s camera and video capabilities to where you don’t even need to carry...
Peace of mind, even for parents of bolters

Peace of mind, even for parents of bolters

For five terrifying minutes when he was a toddler, I lost my son. More precisely: he ran away from me in a crowded mall, thinking he was playing a marvelous game. Obviously we found him and all was well, but those were a very long five minutes. If you have a child...
Trade in your old tech at Amazon (so you can buy new tech!)

Trade in your old tech at Amazon (so you can buy new tech!)

Listen, you’ve been able to trade in your unwanted video games at Amazon for, I don’t know, forever, but they’ve just changed the game: now you can use Amazon Trade-In to swap your books, media, cell phones, and other assorted tech with relatively...
A custom iPhone case with your uncommon photography

A custom iPhone case with your uncommon photography

Remember when we flipped for the stunning array of available gallery images for the various iPhone cases available at This Is Uncommon? We were particularly impressed with the interchangeable plates for the Gallery model. But you knew we couldn’t rest until we...
Dance, Monkey, dance!

Dance, Monkey, dance!

My daughter was about 11 when suddenly, earbuds sprouted from her head as a permanent fixture. And while it’s true that sometimes I’d rather not have to listen to “Firework” on repeat for an hour (ahem), there are also times when I’d like...
Using technology to get kids outside to play

Using technology to get kids outside to play

Understand that I am happily in the “throw the kids outside periodically and let them figure it out” camp of kids and exercise; I think that for many kids, that’s all it takes to make sure they’re moving around enough. But for some kids, you...

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