Amazon Associate Links
The following list is a selection of items we have either bought in the past, currently use or just plain like. Each link is an Amazon Associates link, meaning that if you use it to click through and purchase the item Mac & Forth gets a small percentage of what you spend (for UK purchases only).
We have tried to set up Mac & Forth in the most cost effective way possible but there are still unavoidable costs incurred, not many, but some. So any support you would be willing to give us, by simply using our links, would be highly appreciated.
However, please understand, we do not demand you do this, the choice is completely yours and yours alone.
The Mac & Forth Show Team
LOGITECH RECHARGEABLE TRACKPAD FOR MAC
This roomy Bluetooth trackpad for Mac computers makes it easy to navigate the web, documents and email by touch. Use simple, intuitive gestures to click, scroll through Facebook news feeds, or zoom in on your favorite photos—all without cords, clutter or battery hassles.
VERBATIM 98243 MEDIASHARE WIRELESS
Imagine infinite storage capacity and live video/audio streaming for your tablet or smartphonetoo good to be true? Not anymore. Verbatim's new MediaShare Wireless Streaming Device, allows you to do just that. How does it work? MediaShare allows you to stream media to your tablet/smartphone from portable storage media, such as SD cards, USB drives or portable HDDs (media not included) via a secure, wireless connection, wherever you are! Even better, up to 5 users can access and share stored content - simultaneously For maximum mobility, the MediaShare Wireless has a built-in rechargeable battery, with an approximate battery life of up to 9 hours.
ANKER® 40W 5-PORT FAMILY-SIZED DESKTOP USB WALL CHARGER WITH POWERIQ™ TECHNOLOGY
Not all charging ports are created equal. Standard ports only communicate effectively with particular devices, like Apple OR Android, often limiting their recharge rate. But with PowerIQ™ technology, each port intelligently identifies your device to speak its unique charging language. So plug in any brand or model and enjoy compatibility that doesn't limit your charging speed.
Say goodbye to using multiple adapters & outlets. Say hello to all-in-one charging convenience. With an industry-leading 40 watt output among 5 ports, charge any combination of power-hungry phones, tablets or other USB-charged devices at speeds of up to 8 amps in total or 2.4 amps per port.
WITHINGS PULSE O2 - ACTIVITY, SLEEP, HEART RATE AND SPO2 TRACKER
Whatever your fitness level, the Withings Pulse O2 can help you be more active and improve your health. During the day it captures steps, distance walked, elevation climbed and calories burned. At night, it monitors your sleeping cycles and when asked, it measures your heart rate and blood oxygen level. Place the Withings Pulse O2 in the wristband and launch the sleep cycle analysis. The in-app graph shows the different sleep cycles and lists key sleep quality indicators in order to help you have more restorative nights. Health starts with a strong heart. Take regular measures and consider your resting heart rate's history to know if you're improving your overall fitness level. Press your finger on the back of the device, wait a few seconds - ta-da! Your pulse and SPO2 are displayed on the screen.
WITHINGS WIRELESS BLOOD PRESSURE MONITOR
The Withings Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor simplifies the daily measurement and tracking of your blood pressure. It measures the systolic, diastolic blood pressure and heart rate. Results are automatically compared to World Health Organization standards for a better understanding. Thanks to its Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity, the Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor automatically connects to your smartphone or tablet and opens the Health Mate application when you turn it on. The Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor can also be used with a standard smartphone or tablet cable. The Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor works in conjunction with the free Withings Health Mate App. The app automatically saves the reading and synchronizes it with the online account for easy tracking and evaluation over time. The app even reminds you to never forget to take your blood pressure. Once you've collected some of your results, you can send them to your physician in an Excel or CSV file using the Health Mate application. FDA and medical EC approved, the Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor ensures an accurate monitor of your blood pressure over time. Even if you don't suffer from high blood pressure it's important to monitor it regularly over time to see trends and stop problems before they start.
WITHINGS SMART BODY ANALYZER
Get high-accuracy weight and body fat measurements, as well as your Body Mass Index.
Pick the right body type to optimize the fat mass measurement - if you exercise vigorously on a regular basis, switch to "Athlete mode". Now you can take your pulse everytime you weigh yourself, with no extra effort - an ease of use only matched by the sophistication of the technologies involved. As the scale checks the indoor air quality through temperature and carbon dioxide measuring, the app builds a CO2-level graph with the important thresholds and lets you know when to clear the air.
GOOGLE CHROMECAST HDMI STREAMING MEDIA PLAYER
With Chromecast, you can easily enjoy your favourite online content on your HDTV – movies, TV programmes, music, photos and more from BBC iPlayer, Netflix, YouTube, Google Play Movies and TV, Google Play Music and Chrome. No more huddling around small screens and tiny speakers. Chromecast automatically updates to work with a growing number of apps. Certain applications are optimised for Chromecast. Streaming quality for other content may vary.
Rii 2.4GHz WIRELESS MINI KEYBOARD TOUCHPAD V2 BLACK
This is the latest Version 2.0 Rii Mini (Manufactured in October 2010)! Portable, Elegant & Lifestyle choice! Meet the golden section of the mini-size, enjoy the full-size keyboard, the main function, enter the instant messaging message, URL and search text, without leaving your sofa or seating. Perfect Control PC entertainment features Innovative design of the Navigation keys, convenient and practical multimedia control keys and 2.4G wireless technology to provide you with as far as 30 meters of the PC control capabilities, backlight lamp designed to allow you to, even in dim light, it is also able to easily enter test, browser the web, lying on a soft playing computer games. The world's first Touchpad 90-degree flip design With a 90-degree flip a switch function key Touchpad, allows you to be more human mode of operation to achieve click, scroll, and the mouse click action. Control and enjoy the fun of the same notebook computer. Built-in rechargeable more staying power lithium-ion battery Advanced lithium-ion battery charging time shorter and longer usage time between charges for up to 1 month. The perfect keyboard, touchpad, laser pointer combination Whether it is teaching, training, or speech, keyboard, mouse, laser pointer in one hand and hand three-dimensional explanation, a more lively! The instructor must have the best weapon.
CONNECTED DATA CTR1D99US2R TRANSPORTER PRIVATE CLOUD STORAGE - ENCLOSURE
Transporter is a private cloud storage device for syncing, sharing, accessing, and protecting your digital life. No cloud, no fees, no privacy concerns. Your files are only stored on your Transporters and computers and mobile devices that you authorize.
Access your digital life from any computer or mobile device, back it up, collaborate with colleagues, share with family and friends and sync across multiple devices. Transporter let’s you do all of that with no monthly fees and it’s completely private.
ADONIT EVERNOTE EDITION JOT SCRIPT FINE POINT STYLUS FOR IPAD/IPHONE
The Jot Script Evernote Edition is the first of its kind: a true fine point stylus for iOS that allows your handwriting to flow as freely as your thoughts. With a revolutionary 1.9mm tip, Jot Script writes and feels like your favorite pen. Whether capturing ideas in a meeting or writing notes in the classroom, Jot Script elevates note taking to an art form.
THE APPLE TV
The new Apple TV with 1080p HD gives you the best entertainment right on your widescreen TV. Choose from thousands of current and classic movies on iTunes—many in amazing 1080p HD. Watch live sports in HD. Access content from YouTube, Vimeo, and more. And with AirPlay, you can play video, show off photos, and enjoy music from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch on your TV. Air Play is available on all devices running iOS 4.3 or later. Some features require the latest software. Requires second-generation Apple TV or later.
THE AIRPORT EXTREME
With three-stream 802.11ac technology, the AirPort Extreme Base Station takes Wi-Fi speeds over the top. You can reach data rates of up to 1.3 Gbps - triple the previous 802.11n standard. Which means up to three times faster Wi-Fi. 2 You also get double the channel bandwidth, with 80 MHz-wide channels providing more room for more data to flow faster than ever. And if you have 802.11 a/b/g/n devices, AirPort Extreme maximizes that connection as well. What you do with all that extra speed is up to you.
With AirPort Express, getting your new Wi-Fi network up and running takes less time -- and less effort -- than making a cup of coffee. That's because a setup assistant is built into iOS and in AirPort Utility for OS X. And if you use a Windows PC, you can download AirPort Utility for free. As soon as you plug in your AirPort Express Base Station and connect it to your DSL or cable modem, you can follow the simple instructions on your computer or iOS device. There are no complicated steps to follow and no obscure terminology to learn. The setup assistant does all the work, so you don't have to.
TWELVE SOUTH HIRISE
HiRise for iPhone 5/iPad mini is a beautiful, brushed metal stand designed to work with your Apple Lightning Cable (not included) – and virtually any iPhone/iPad mini case. Place HiRise in your workspace to charge while your hands are free during calls and FaceTime chats. Unlike most other docks, HiRise doesn’t block your speakers, mic or headphone ports. This vertical pedestal is small and beautiful enough to use anywhere in your home or office. It’s the ultimate perch for keeping your iPhone 5 or iPad mini fully charged and ready to go.
AMAZON BASICS - USB A TO LIGHTNING COMPATIBLE CABLE 0.9M LENGTH
With the 3-foot / 0.9 m length you can connect your Apple devices with the new Lightning connector (iPhone 5, iPad 4, iPad mini, iPod nano 7 and iPod 5G) easily to a USB port on the front or back of most computers.
This cable is much cheaper than the official cable and replicates it perfectly for both charging and data syncing.
POWERGEN 5200MAH EXTERNAL BATTERY PACK
- High Capacity, 5200mAh, provides 2 charges for iPhone 4 (with 1420mAh battery)
- Slim, Sleek, Compact, portable and stylish Design. Convenient to carry in your pocket or purse.
- Grade A LG Cell Used to assure you a highest quality and reliability. With LED to indicate charge level.
- Work as flashlight for 250 hours. Double press the power button to turn it on/off.
- Output: DC 5V/1000mA; Intput: DC 5V/1000mA. For a faster charging speed, you may use the apple iPad 10W USB adapter or other 10W adapter.
Great for when you are caught short with your electronic device and it needs a quick battery boost.
LOGITECH C920 HD WEBCAM
- Exceptionally sharp and smooth video call
- You can send your loved ones breathtaking Full HD videos. Or upload them to Facebook, Twitter or YouTube with just one click
- You’ll enjoy amazing clarity and detail - thanks to Carl Zeiss optics and 9 point autofocus
- You can be sure that everyone can hear the real you
- You’ll enjoy all the convenience and clarity of the industry standard for HD video
An exceptional webcam for all your video conferencing needs. Many podcasters, including us, use this little camera and it always produces great results.
TWELVE SOUTH BOOKBOOK PROTECTIVE LEATHER CASE FOR APPLE IPHONE 5 & 5S
BookBook for iPhone 5 is the latest installment in our library of BookBooks. This hybrid wallet and iPhone case mimics a pocket-sized, vintage book. Open the beautifully-designed leather book and you’ll see a wallet on the left and a leather wrapped frame that securely holds your iPhone 5 on the right. Transfer your iPhone and the items in your wallet to this genuine leather book and you’ll have one less thing in your pocket or purse when you walk out the door. And, as long as you remember your phone, you’ll never forget your wallet again.