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New product picks for the New Year from tech bloggers

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Click on the name of the product to read the author’s full review.

From the iPhone J.D. blog by lawyer Jeff Richardson of New Orleans:

If you have an older speaker that uses the 30-pin dock connector, such as a Bose SoundDock, the DockBoss Air by CableJive ($35) adds Bluetooth so you can still use the speaker with a new iPhone and iPad. An update to the DockBoss Air provides even better sound and adds other new features.

In my review of the iPhone 5S, I discuss the great new features, including improvements to security and speed, and the camera.

Among the many great apps for iPhone and iPad to keep track of the weather, Hurricane HD does a fantastic job of tracking hurricanes, and Dark Sky does a fabulous job of telling you whether it’s going to rain in the next hour.

From the Droid Lawyer blog by Oklahoma City lawyer Jeffrey Taylor:

Soccer and football are in full swing, and Android has two games that will help feed your fanaticism: Madden NFL 25, which plays off the popular Madden brand, and FIFA 14. Both games are from EA Sports.

Zoom Cloud HD Video Meetings might be your next answer to cheap videoconferencing. The best part: Zoom is free for up to 25 conference attendees.

By now everyone knows the NSA is watching our online actions. A compilation of tips will help you know how and why the NSA’s actions affect your law firm.

This article originally appeared in the January 2014 issue of the ABA Journal with this headline: “Product Picks.”

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