The great-sounding Klipsch iFi is the 800-pound gorilla of iPod speakers.
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The Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for iPad Air isn't quite as ultrathin-feeling as the original iPad cover, but it's still an excellent -- if feature-minimal -- Bluetooth keyboard accessory.
CompUSA is offering a TrendNet 802.11g Wi-Fi router for $4.99 after a pair of mail-in rebates.
The latest pair of surround headphones in Turtle Beach's Ear Force line adds USB connectivity for easy hookups to PCs and laptops.
The Sony Reader PRS-T2 is a W-iFi-only e-reader (there's no 3G option) and it comes with 2GB of internal memory but has a microSD expansion slot for additional memory that accepts up to 32GB cards.
According to IFI Claims Patent Services, nearly 225,000 utility patents were awarded in 2011, up 2 percent over the previous year's tally.
The Audiophiliac recalls his favorite iPod speaker, Klipsch's iFi.
Google and Apple also crack the top 20 in patents -- but the search giant has a slight edge in patents awarded.
The computing giant wins the patent game again, but it looks like Samsung, Google, and Apple will be tough competitors in the future.
Twitter dives into the streaming music scene with its own app, and Android users can try Chat Heads without Facebook Home. Also, Bridget Carey previews new gadgets, including a smart thermostat and a wireless charging case for the iPhone 5.