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Greg Barbosa

@gregbarbosa

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

May 12

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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March 30

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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March 27

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. expand full story

March 15

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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March 10

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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February 19

expiredGet a health overview with Qardio’s smart devices, now $20 off w/ free shipping

Qardio is offering $20 off its lineup of smart health devices with discount code PRESIDENTSDAY along with its month of free shipping. This is an excellent opportunity to add some more visibility to your health with the company’s accessories. Qardio’s products include its QardioBase smart scale, QardioArm blood pressure monitor, and their soon-to-be-released QardioCore ECG monitor. More details below.

February 7

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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February 6

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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February 2

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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January 25

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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January 12

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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September 6, 2017

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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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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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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August 31, 2017

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 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, 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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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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August 11, 2017

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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August 7, 2017

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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