Photo Stream makes it easy to share photos among your iOS devices, which is probably why Galarina, maker of Scotty ($2.99) added the ability to transfer from iOS to a Mac with the app's latest update. As a tech blogger, I take a lot of screenshots and need to get them from my iPhone or iPad to my MacBook for editing and uploading purposes. It's a two-step process of uploading the screenshots to Dropbox from my iPhone or iPad and then downloading from Dropbox on my MacBook. Sure, it's a fairly painless process, but Scotty takes … Read more
Command your own fleet of nerds with this replica of the original Star Trek communicator, and guess what? It also happens to double as a VOIP phone, meaning you can use it to actually talk to another human being using Skype, AOL Instant Messenger, iChat, etc...
Bad news, though: unfortunately, the device does not have built-in Wi-Fi, so you must use USB for connectivity...worst. communicator. ever. Good news, though! Whoever designed this replica had the foresight (and the fear of vengeful Trekkies everywhere) to include buttons that play sound effects from the original series and a real mesh flip … Read more
There are certain unnamed Cravers who, we're told, can sit and stare for hours on end at fake stars and planets projected on the wall. And yet there are others who actually enjoy viewing the heavens in reality outside (gasp). For those brave souls, there are several handheld scopes and personal planeteriums that can help navigate the night sky, including some in alien form.