Articles Archive

The Bellroy System Work Bag Review

The Bellroy System Work Bag is a stylish and functional messenger bag that delivers on both form and factor with the same level of quality as other Bellroy goods. »

A Few of Our Favorite Keyboards

From iPad keyboards, Microsoft keyboards, and mechanical keyboards with nothing more than the necessary QWERTY keys, you’re bound to find a great writing/mathematical/development/email-specializing keyboard in this bunch. »

The Twelve South StayGo USB-C Hub Review

Like everything else Twelve South has launched in the last few years, their new StayGo USB-C hub finds a way to justify its existence — both in price and in differentiation. »

Moment Camera Lenses for iPhone: A Review

If you’re willing to make some adjustments to your method of carry, the Moment lenses are a fantastic ecosystem, built around the photographic intelligence of the smartphone you already have with you. »

Review: Brydge Keyboard for iPad Pro

Editor’s Note: This review was a joint effort between Rosemary Orchard and Curtis McHale. Brydge has made some of the better external keyboards for iPads for a few years now. The latest Brydge Keyboard for iPad Pro promises an improved feel over Apple’s own Smart Keyboard Folio, and also promises other handy features like a […] »

A Review of the Twelve South BookArc

Twelve South’s BookArc has become a classic desk accessory over the years. It doesn’t do anything groundbreaking or flashy, but by changing the direction of your docked MacBook, it could open up a ton of opportunities to declutter your desktop and declutter your dual-display workstation. »

A Review of the Bellroy Work Folio A4

The Bellroy Work Folio is a classy way to keep your papers, notebook, iPad, and other accessories organized as you tackle your everyday responsibilities, both at the office, at home, and everywhere in between. »

A Review of the New 2018 iPad Pro

The new iPad Pro seems to have struck a touchy chord since its debut three weeks ago, and the reason is probably twofold. First, Apple’s marketing campaign comparing it against standard PCs invites unnecessary criticisms and unrelated comparisons. And second, there seems to be a wide range of unrealistic expectations. I really like how Jason […] »

A Review of the 2018 MacBook Air

The latest iteration of Apple's industry-leading notebook provides the latest MacBook features to the masses in a familiar size and price. »

A Review of the Apple Watch Series 4

The newest Apple Watch packs a lot of new features and conveniences into a tiny case, while also adding more fit and finish to this high-tech timepiece. »

1Password on Your Wrist

1Password on the Apple Watch is a fantastic tool for your security toolbox – it helps ease the friction of 2-factor authentication, can be opened and updated quickly, and sometimes it’s just nice to put some text on your wrist to reference in the moment. »

The iPhone XS and XS Max Review

The iPhone XS and XS Max offer a range of improvements over the previous generation iPhone X, including a new screen size, battery improvements, and major camera improvements. »

Our first look at Shortcuts on iOS

Shortcuts is now available in the iOS beta program, and we take our first look at what this new automation app offers in this early stage. »

The Twelve South PencilSnap

The PencilSnap is the latest accessory from Twelve South that makes it easy (and stylish) to keep track of your Apple Pencil. »

A review of the new Sonos One

The new Sonos One is an exceptional middle-ground product that strikes a balance between sound quality and convenience that also looks and sounds great. »

Automations and Workflows for Things on iOS: The Complete Guide

In a significant update to Things 3, Cultured Code has added deep linking features that allow for new levels of automation and workflows for Things on iPhone and iPad. In this guide we will cover all the ways you can use these Things iOS Workflows to your advantage, plus we've got several examples and downloads for you. »

The iPhone X Review

Apple's newest flagship phone departs from the form factor of previous models, but also manages to take a giant leap forward in terms of the screen, Face ID, and so much more. »

The iPhone 8 Plus Review

The iPhone 8 Plus is too tried, too tested, and too trusted to be written off as last year’s technology. »

A review of the 10.5-inch iPad Pro

The new 10.5-inch iPad Pro is a great balance of size, power, and convenience, which makes it ideal for getting work done quickly and delighting in the process. »

Good Deals on Apps and Gear

A continually-updated short list of some apps and other gear which we recommend even when they’re not on sale, but right now they happen to be at a good price. »

Apps and Gear for Summer (2016 Edition)

Summer’s in full swing here in the US, and whether you're trying to make memories while traveling, enjoying food and drink with loved ones, or even if you just need ways to pass the time, we've got some app and gear suggestions that may help you out. »

Our favorite iPad writing app

Editorial is our favorite writing app for iPad because it contains so many power-features that make us more productive and happy writers. »

The Best iPhone timers

We put together a list of our favorite timer apps for the iPhone, which range from general timers, coffee timers, and cooking timers. »

The Staff Favorites

Here is a running list of our personal favorite apps on iPhone, iPad, and Mac. The are the apps we, The Sweet Setup staff, use day in and day out for work and play. »

Apps for summer

We made a list of some of our favorite apps to use during the summer when traveling abroad and relaxing at home. »

Backing up your computer is easy

Backing up your computer is important. However, many view it as difficult, complicated, expensive, or all of the above. The truth is, creating a good backup system doesn't have to be any of these things. »

Accessibility Features on iOS

At its core, accessibility is about access — hence, iOS's accessibility options are tools with which users, regardless of physical or cognitive ability, are better able to access their devices. »

A Beginner’s Guide to Pinboard

Pinboard is a great bookmarking service because it lives on the web, and so many of the apps and services I use every day can send bookmarks to my Pinboard. »