Email Image Follow Essentialmac on Google Plus Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

EssentialMac | 26/03/2015

Scroll to top


reviewed | EssentialMac

Review: Overcast: Podcast Player. A good and free / trial ware podcast player

17/07/2014 |

From the creator of Instapaper comes the oft talked about Overcast Podcast Player.

One thing that Overcast does which no other podcast player does is to ask for an account to be created before you can do anything with the … Read More

AOTD: PintSaver. Find the Best Beer Deals Right From Your iPhone

12/06/2014 |

Trying to work out the best deals on your drink isn’t an easy business. Supermarkets know their psychology placing what “might” be the best deals on the ends of aisles but they aren’t always the best. Is that 4 pack really such a good deal per pint when compared to a multi pack. It’s all bothersome to work this out. PintSaver to the rescue.
Read More

Review: Edifier Luna Eclipse e25 Bluetooth Speakers

05/06/2014 |

When your speakers go from oomph to pfft, sounding like the old biscuit tin sounding speakers of old there’s no two ways about it, it’s time to look for a replacement. A quick search later and the Edifier Luna Eclipse e25 Bluetooth Speakers have been given consistently good reviews, so we grabbed a set and started listening.
Read More

First Look: MediaDevil Artisanphonics EB-01 premium wood earphones

02/06/2014 |

Trying to find a set of headphones at a non bank balance breaking price point which also sound half decent seems to be mission impossible if the offerings by Sony, Denon and even the £120 Jabra headphones are anything to go by. Coming in at under £30 these MediaDevil Artisanphonics are one of the highest rated headphones and worth taking a look at. Read More

Elgato Smart key Review : Never loose your keys again

11/05/2014 |

The Elgtao smart key is a fancy key fob that contains Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS to make sure you can always locate your keys or anything else you want the Smart Key to . It’s worth noting that you aren’t simply relegated to tracking your keys, attach it to anything you want to keep track off.

Read More

TuneUp For Mac Review : Organsise, iDentify and DeDupe Your iTunes Library

07/05/2014 |

TuneUP for mac plugs right into your iTunes library to deal with all that cleaning up and organisation stuff. Track names are filled it along with artist information, you can clean up and de dupe songs along with applying album artwork Read More

Review: Breeze A Gorgeous Step Tracking And Motivation From Runkeeper

25/04/2014 |

Standing out in a crowded marketplace of fitness and step tracking apps is no easy task.  Breeze manages with aplomb to display step tracking that stands out from a crowded marketplace.

Read More

Elgato Thunderbolt Drive+ Portable SSD Review

06/03/2014 |

The Elgato Thunderbolt Drive+ now comes with a USB 3.0 instead of a rather pointless USB 2 offering found in their older Thunderbolt enclosure, but how does it fare in our review? Is the speed worth the price?
Read More

MacPaw “Listen” Review – Gesture Based Interface For Your iTunes Library

29/01/2014 |

Swiping in app’s has been given a boost since iOS 7 and now MacPaw have taken swiping to a completely new lever.  Doing away with buttons and text labels, MacPaw release Listen, An App that’s “less app and more listening”

Read More

Hilo Lens First Look. A Different Perspective For your Photos

29/12/2013 |

The iPhone’s camera has come on leaps and bounds since it’s original release but there’s always one constant that’s never changed, the position of the lens. Sure placement is great for taking photos in front of you or at eye level but what about if you wanted to get a little more creative.
Read More