About the Author

Greg Barbosa

Greg Barbosa is a writer and Product Manager across our network of sites at 9to5Mac, 9to5Google, 9to5Toys, and Electrek. He previously worked as a QA tester and lead at a mobile software development company, data engineer at a government procurement startup, and moved through multiple roles at an Apple store before that.

Have any tips, suggestions, or ideas? Email him at greg@9to5mac.com.

Greg Barbosa's favorite gear

Nomad Workstation

All the tools I use to keep me productive and moving while out and about.

iPhone Camera Gear

Accessories and apps I use to get the best possible shots with my iPhone.


VPN provider I use on my iPhone and MacBook Pro.

Behind the Screens: Greg’s mobile photography suite

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Joby Gorillapod with iPhone X, Moment Photo case, Moment Wide, and Rode VideoMicro

Behind the Screens is a weekly 9to5Toys series that takes you through our writers’ setups, be it mobile, desktop, gaming or home theater. Returning this week is Greg Barbosa, Product Manager across the 9to5 network.

For the past five years, my iPhone has been my favorite camera. It takes excellent pictures, shoots clear video, and becomes a multifaceted editing suite when need be. This portable all-in-one system has become my creative outlet more than anything else in my life. As such, I’ve been learning how to get more out of it, by adding more to it.

The iPhone’s camera does come with some limitations, be it either the hardware or the software, but that doesn’t mean I can’t attempt to push past it. After much trial and error, I’ve found my perfect suite of mobile camera accessories for me. From lenses to apps, there’s surely something on the list here that’ll help you on your mobile photography journey.

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Kith’s ‘Element Exploration Agency’ collection brings a throwback aesthetic to streetwear

Kith’s latest Spring collection is a throwback aesthetic inspired by Utah terrains. Loud pastel colors adorn a mix of windbreakers, hats, and bags. The collection features collaborations with Adidas, Columbia Sportswear, TUMI, Oakley, and G-Shock.

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Moment announces filmmaker collection with anamorphic lens and iPhone X battery case

Moment, the team behind high-quality mobile accessories, has today announced an anamorphic lens, a wirelessly charging iPhone X battery case, and a new gimbal counterweight. All of this is a part of the new filmmaker collection built around making mobile cinematography better.

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Logitech’s new G560 gaming speakers bring RGB immersion to your desktop


Logitech has today announced its RGB venture into a more immersive desktop gaming environment. The new G560 PC Gaming Speakers are the company’s first with LIGHTSYNC technology. The software works with the satellite speaker’s RGB lighting syncs your music, movies, and games to create a more immersive experience.

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Behind the Screens: Greg Barbosa’s MacBook-powered mobile workstation

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Behind the Screens is a weekly 9to5Toys series that takes you through our writers’ setups, be it mobile, desktop, gaming or home theater. Next up is Greg Barbosa, Product Manager across the entire 9to5 network.

Over the last year, I have grown to obsess over a minimal, mobile, MacBook Pro workstation. My love for travel and working outside the home has pushed me to make sure I have whatever I need to keep going throughout the day.

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Nike releases ten reimagined sneakers built in four days by a 14-woman design team


Nike today is dropping 9 new sneakers as reimagined by an all-female internal team of designers. The women worked together to create different personas for the Air Jordan 1 and Air Force 1. Introducing new designs never before seen in a Nike sneaker, the team’s unique design approach has built something memorable.

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Nike continues Air Jordan III push with Tinker Hatfield inspired designs


February and March are set to be big months for Nike fans as the company releases more details on upcoming colorways of the Air Jordan III. The classic silhouette is seeing new colors and designs reminiscent of the sneaker’s original sketches.

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Nike refreshes classic Air Max 93 and 180, releases new Air Max 270 [Gallery]


The Swoosh is bringing things way back today with their latest release of the Nike Air Max 93 and Nike Air Max 180 colorways. The familiar colors are a reminder of each silhouettes’ original design distinctions. Not one to subdue excitement, Nike is also releasing the highly-anticipated Nike Air Max 270. The familiar Air sole shines prominently in the new sneaker thanks to the vibrant color options.

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Nike releases new Air VaporMax Plus, expands Nike Air lineup w/ fresh colors


By combining the Air Max Plus upper and the VaporMax sole, Nike has pushed forth the new Air VaporMax Plus. Available today, the sneaker is launching in five different colorways and available for $190.

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Nike Shox Gravity is a cushioned classic reborn in new Metallic Gold colorway


Nike re-introduces a blast from the past sneaker aesthetic with the return of its Nike Shox footwear. The new Nike Shox Gravity harkens back to the original sneaker’s design while launching it forward into 2018.

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Philips announces new QHD 27-inch monitor with Ultra Wide-Color


Philips partner EPI has today announced the availability of its 27-inch QHD 276E8FJAB monitor. The new display features Philips’ Ultra Wide-Color technology that provides a wider gamut of colors. In conjunction with the IPS panel, the two help to produce better support across the color spectrum.

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Grovemade’s new Desk Shelf System brings organization to your workspace


Portland-based Grovemade has introduced yet another versatile option in keeping your desk space organized. The new Grovemade Desk Shelf System brings a leveled space for organizing your desktop monitor and laptop. Made from the same premium materials Grovemade is known for, the Desk Shelf may just be what your office is missing.

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Logitech brings back ergonomics with MX Ergo trackball mouse


Following last week’s two new product launches, Logitech has announced a new ergonomic mouse to its MX product lineup. The new MX Ergo is Logitech’s 2017 follow-up to their M570 trackball mouse. Incorporating what made the M570 popular amongst its users, the MX Ergo brings user adjustable angles and granularly precise pointer control.

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JBL Free earbuds are the company’s foray into true wireless earbuds

JBL has today announced they’re cutting the cord with their new Free earbuds. The true wireless earbuds are the company’s answers to the ever-growing cord-free earbud market. Today’s release comes equipped with JBL’s Signature Sound profile to match the audio experience heard on other JBL products.

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DJI announces new quieter, longer lasting Mavic Pro Platinum and Phantom 4 Pro in Obsidian

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DJI has introduced two new drones to its product lineup today. The new Mavic Pro Platinum brings a quieter flight experience while also adding more flight time. While not technically a new product, the Phantom 4 Pro now comes in an Obsidian color. DJI has also announced a small firmware update coming soon to the Spark.

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Qardio launches new QardioBase with improved sensors, wider base

Qardio, a company focused on personal health technologies, has today announced an update to their original smart scale. The QardioBase 2 builds off of the success of its predecessor and its iconic design. The updated smart scale brings an improved base for stability, a new sensor system, and a rechargeable internal battery.

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Logitech unveils powerful Craft keyboard and MX Sound speakers

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Today, Logitech is adding two new accessories to its desktop computing lineup: the Craft keyboard and the MX Sound speakers. Logitech’s new Craft keyboard looks to bring customizability and extensibility to your fingertips. The MX Sound speakers produce a refined, clean look to traditional desktop speakers.

In building out a more advanced keyboard, and bringing an elegant look to desktop speakers, Logitech is looking to take over your desktop space.

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Review: Bragi Dash Pro is a costly standout amongst wireless earphones


Long before the AirPods hit the market, Bragi hit the ground running with their true wireless earphones on Kickstarter. Three years later the company has released an upgrade on their original Dash. The Dash Pro brings improvements to Bluetooth connectivity, microphone quality, and a new live language translation ability.

Having spent a full month using the Dash Pro over my AirPods, I’ve dissected as much as I could out of these wireless earphones. The original Dash didn’t raise praise from us before, but could the Dash Pro be Bragi’s comeback kid story?

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Johnnie Walker ‘My Edition’ is your own custom Scotch Whisky blend and bottle

Johhnie Walker is walking right on over to Indiegogo to help fund its newest project. The whisky brand is pushing to create “bespoke” and personalized bottles of Scotch whisky for the project’s backers. Titled My Edition, the bottles include a personal Scotch blend, custom label for name or message, unique engraving on the glass, and a limited edition display case.

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Review: The Lofree Poison brings the bass with a nostalgic design

Lofree is back with another new hardware accessory on Kickstarter. This time, they’re bringing their nostalgic design chops to a category we’re all familiar with: Bluetooth speakers. The new Lofree Poison packs a punch for its size and we got to go hands-on before its official debut.

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AZIO’s Retro Classic is an opulent backlit mechanical keyboard


AZIO has followed up on its Retro keyboard lineup with “one of the most luxurious mechanical keyboards” around. The AZIO Retro Classic is a backlit mechanical keyboard stylized after classic typewriters and intertwined with natural materials.

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Ready for a brand new 9to5?

After months of heads-down work, today the design and dev team is proud to release an updated website across our network of sites. Taking your comments, feedback, and ideas into consideration, we were able to revamp and shape our site into what you see today…

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NikeLab releases urban commuter, all-condition ACG.07.KMTR


Co-designed by ACRONYM founder Errolson Hugh, NikeLab has officially released the ACG.07.KMTR. The collaboration between the two companies has looked to create a lineup of ACG summer gear ready for any and all conditions.

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Firefly is the voice-controlled smart mirror powered by your iOS/Android tablet

At this point, it seems like everyone is working on their own variation of smart mirrors. From DIY setups, to even major companies. Getting started with your own isn’t terribly difficult, but a new project on Kickstarter hopes to make use of those old tablets you have lying around. Firefly, yet another smart mirror, has launched on the crowdfunding site with one major difference: it relies on an iOS or Android tablet to power it.

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Pizza Hut debuts Bluetooth Pie Top sneakers with one-click ordering for NCAA March Madness

Leading up to the NCAA’s March Madness, Pizza Hut is geared up to make its debut in the sneaker culture’s iconic return. Announced today, Pizza Hut will be giving away a few select pairs of its custom “Pie Top” sneakers. Aside from looks, what makes these high-top sneakers noteworthy is that owners will be able to order pizza right from the shoe. In conjunction with the sneakers launch from March into April Pizza Hut will be offering a $7.99 promotional pricing on a large, two-topping pizza. More below.

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T-Mobile’s Uncarrier 11: Free stock, gifts every Tuesday, & inflight Wi-Fi with Gogo

In the latest installment of their Uncarrier initiatives, T-Mobile today announced their new #GetThanked campaign. The campaign puts a focus on “thanking” T-Mobile customers for their loyalty to the company and brand by giving away free T-Mobile’s stock, gifts and promotions ever Tuesday, and inflight Wi-Fi for domestic fliers with Gogo.

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Twelve South introduces new TimePorter capsule for Apple Watch and charger

Twelve South today has unveiled their new TimePorter travel tote and portable charging stand for the Apple Watch. The TimePorter case resembles a premium eyeglass case, and includes space to hold the Apple Watch charging cable, extra Watch bands, and the USB charger. The case also doubles as a charging stand and Apple Watch display when opened up. TimePorter joins the Forté and HiRise in Twelve South’s current line-up of Apple Watch stands.