Happy Mother’s day! We’re giving away TWO Pink iMainGo: X Speakers for Mom!

This contest is over. Congrats to faithful Macenstein readers rkbrwn and Anamarie Admit it. You forgot, didn’t you? Mother’s Day is only three days away, and you haven’t gotten her ANYTHING, have you? Well, time’s running out, and you’re too old to just draw her a picture or something. You need a real gift, and you know she thinks flowers are a waste of money. So now to make up for it, you’re probably going to panic, run out this weekend and... Read More

Review: PhoneSuit’s 8200mAh Primo Power Core

As any true iPhone power-user knows (a “power-user” being defined as any iPhone user who owns both Angry Birds and Tiny Wings), having an extra battery’s worth of juice these days is a must. And where having ONE extra battery’s worth of juice is good, as you can imagine, having FIVE battery charges is just awesome. Enter the 8200mAh Primo Power Core from PhoneSuit. The PowerSuit is an external power supply along the lines of the Zagg Sparq, in that it... Read More

Enter to WIN: A set of Audioengine A2 speakers!

Thank you, we have a winner. This contest is closed. Congrats to faithful Macenstein reader Jason! Just the speakers. 2008 iMac not included. Who like’s winning $200 speakers? Anyone? No? OK, I guess I’ll just have to keep these sweet Audioengine A2′s. It’s a shame, really, because I already have a pair, and they rock. Perhaps you remember my awesome YouTube video (below) of how their deceivingly powerful bass could blow down TWO of the Three Little (Canadian)... Read More

Games That Don’t Suck: Great Little War Game (Who knew war could be so adorable?)

GAMES THAT DON’T SUCK is a feature dedicated to games that I think are well worth your hard earned money, but not worth me sitting down and spending 3 hours crafting an in-depth review (these things are usually 99¢ after all). However, you can rest assured that any game bearing Macenstein’s GTDS rating is worth buying, sight unseen, based solely on my expert opinion. And out of all the games that haven’t sucked thus far, Great Little War Game REALLY doesn’t... Read More

How to: Stop iPhoto from opening every time you sync your iPhone

EDIT: Check out the comments for an even better, smarter way to do this provided by faithful Macenstein reader Anonymoose . Faithful Macenstein reader Kelly writes: “Hey, do you know if there’s a way to stop iPhoto from launching every time I sync my iPhone? Just got it, and find it very annoying, thanks!” Well, sure there is, and it’s actually as easy as: 1: Open iPhoto 2: go to iPhoto> Preferences 3: Click GENERAL SETTINGS and from the “Connecting... Read More

Déjà vu: Win an iMainGo: X Speaker for iPod and iPhone

Thank you, we have a winner. This contest is closed. Congrats to faithful Macenstein reader John! Wow, it seems like just last month we gave away one of these awesome iMainGo: X speakers (probably because it WAS). Well, we’re back it, thanks once again to our good friends at iMainGo. Looking for a safe way to take your iPod/iPhone with you without sacrificing audio quality for portability? Well, you’re in luck. We’re giving one lucky reader a brand-spanking... Read More

Games that don’t suck: Gravity Guy

GAMES THAT DON’T SUCK is a feature dedicated to games that I think are well worth your hard earned money, but not worth me sitting down and spending 3 hours crafting an in-depth review (these things are 99¢ after all). However, you can rest assured that any game bearing Macenstein’s GTDS rating is worth buying, sight unseen, based solely on my expert opinion. Gravity Guy [iPhone 99¢, iPhone Free, iPad $1.99, iPad Free] is at its heart a reflex game – something... Read More

“Max Adventure”‘s video-out gameplay demo is HUGE

All of you who love the portable gaming of the iPhone but wish it were just a little LESS portable, you’re in luck! Our good friends Natalia Luckyanova and Keith Shepherd from Imangi Studios (Harbor Master) have just released an update to their universal app “Max Adventure” which allows for the game to be played on any video monitor with the appropriate iPhone video connector. That’s right, you can now play your iPhone games on a 60 inch screen, no jailbreaking... Read More

Wake up call: Here’s 44 free promo codes for Mighty Clock

Alarm clock apps for the iPhone might be a dime a dozen, but thanks to our good friends at Electric French Fries, you won’t even need a dime – that is, if you act fast. Below are 44 brand new, piping hot promo codes for Mighty Clock, their very cool alarm clock app. What makes it so cool? Well, take a look at this list and tell me something it DOESN’T do: • Music alarm: Wake up to your tunes • Soundscapes: Fall asleep to white noise (or your music) • Day... Read More

Games that don’t suck: Helsing’ Fire

GAMES THAT DON’T SUCK is a feature dedicated to games that I think are well worth your hard earned money, but not worth me sitting down and spending 3 hours crafting an in-depth review (these things are 99¢ after all). However, you can rest assured that any game bearing Macenstein’s GTDS rating is worth buying, sight unseen, based solely on my expert opinion. Helsing’s Fire [iPhone 99¢, iPad $1.99, Lite (free)] is a game I meant to review a few months ago,... Read More

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