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Mike Matthews

Mike Matthews

Mike Matthews has been using Apple products since the days of the Apple ][+ and is thankful every day of his life that he no longer has to load computer programs using a cassette tape recorder.

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Considering a Smart Doorbell? SkyBell HD Reviewed

A number of video doorbells are on the market, but at the moment, none work with Apple’s HomeKit. A couple of companies announced future support for HomeKit and more products were announced at CES. But is HomeKit really critical for a doorbell?

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A Prairie HomeKit Companion: The Honeywell Lyric Controller with HomeKit

Looking for a security system controller that not only integrates with HomeKit, but also turns all your connected security devices into HomeKit accessories? Look no further than the Honeywell Lyric Controller.

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iOS Apps Reduce Treadmill Trudgery

Bored with your treadmill but need to get moving? Mike Matthews looks at three iOS apps that could revitalize your treadmill workouts with gorgeous video scenery and additional features.

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Can Your iPhone Replace Your Wallet?

Gone are the days when you had to carry a Costanza wallet, but can your iPhone replace your wallet entirely? Mike Matthews explores the question.

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4 Things to Consider Before Enabling iCloud Photo Library

If you’ve been thinking about turning on iCloud Photo Library so you can access all your photos from any Apple device, Mike Matthews has a few suggestions for things to consider beforehand.

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Comparing Five iOS Travel Management Apps

Travel veteran Mike Matthews has been booking flights since the days of typewriters and travel agents. He reviews five travel management apps and offers his impressions of each.

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Carpool-Kids Takes the Hassle out of Carpools

School’s in session, which means kids need rides. Mike Matthews shares details about an app that can help parents team up to spread the driving duties.