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Kensington BungeeAir Wireless Security Tether Review

on Sunday, January 1st, 2012

As Gadget geeks, we’re lost without our bits of technology. That’s why we go to such lengths to carry them on our person, in a gear bag, or even in a hidden pocket in a special piece of clothing. But what if the unexpected happens: you leave your phone charging to go grab a soda,Read More…

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Make your iPhone feel like a DSLR

on Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Belkin’s LiveAction Camera Grip is an accessory attachment that you slide over your iPhone’s dock connector.  It features a camera grip similar to the ones on DSLR cameras.  It has 2 buttons, one for taking photos and another for videos.  The camera shutter button is a fast shutter button for those quick snapshots of yourRead More…

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Turn Your iPhone Into a DSLR

on Friday, July 8th, 2011

I read a recent story over on SlashGear that iPhone is the most-used camera for pictures posted on Flickr right now.  After all, many people say that best camera is the one you have with you, and most people have a phone with them.  I saw an item for sale on Photojojo that will allowRead More…

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NewKinetix Rē iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch Universal Remote Control Review

on Sunday, November 14th, 2010

The NewKinetix Rē universal remote control is a combination of hardware and software that aims to turn your iOS device into a high end universal remote control. If you’ve ever been tempted by one of those $200 plus touch screen programmable remotes, you’ll find the Rē to be a capable substitute. In many ways, itRead More…

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Woogie is fun, plush iPhone protection

on Friday, September 17th, 2010

Have your kids asked you for the umpteenth time, “Can I play with your iPhone?”  Then check out the Woogie from Griffin Technology.  Billed as 50% stuffed animal, 50% speaker case, 100% fun, it’s a green asterisk-shaped plush toy with a slide-in iPhone/iPod touch case attached to the side.  Kids can listen via headphones orRead More…

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The Seat Buddy for iPhone or iPod touch

on Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

The Seat Buddy  lets you hang your iPhone or iPod touch on a car headrest or glove box door, a treadmill, or on the seatback tray in an airplane.  The case cushions your device and the silicone straps have hook-and-loop fasteners to suspend the iPhone for hands-free viewing.  You can buy them from the SeatRead More…

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Griffin iFM Radio Receiver for iPhone/iPod Review

on Thursday, July 15th, 2010

One feature that has always been lacking in Apple’s iPhone and iPod family that many other MP3 player models have had is an FM receiver.  Though many may scoff and offer a flippant, “Who cares about radio?”, it’s a feature that was sorely missed when my wife switched from her Sandisk Sansa MP3 player toRead More…

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GEAR4 to bring its iPhone/iPod gear to US market

on Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

GEAR4, a UK-based iPhone/iPod audio brand, has announced its entrance into the U.S. market.  Its product range includes a wide variety of speaker dock systems, power and charging solutions, FM/connectivity and device cases.  GEAR4′s focus for its October U.S. launch is on its iPhone/iPod Touch speaker systems like the SoundOrb Aurora, as well it’s newRead More…

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iWrap for iPhone 3GS Review

on Thursday, June 17th, 2010

I’ve always been a proponent of protection for my personal gadgets.  Ever since walking out of the AT&T store with my iPhone 3GS in hand, I’ve had it encased in some sort of…well, case.  However, I’d been researching a few of the many “skin” protective type products on the market when I was given theRead More…

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Griffin iFM adds radio to your iPhone or iPod

on Monday, April 26th, 2010

So your iPod or iPhone’s got your personal music collection.  And it’s got streaming music through Pandora.  But what if you want good ol’, low-tech local FM radio on your iPhone or iPod?  Till now, there’s been no good solution, but Griffin‘s iFM may have solved that.  Plug iFM into your iPod and it wakesRead More…

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Custom iPhone dock allows in-case charging

on Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

Many of us have spent probably way too much time picking out a protective case for our beloved iPhone.  Most require the case to be fully or partially removed in order for the device to drop conveniently into a charging dock.  Enter the dock-IN-case by made2dock.  USA-made, CNC machined from solid aluminum and hand assembled,Read More…

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Does Your Mobile Device Accept Credit/Debit? It Does Now.

By: Griffin Peyton
on Friday, February 19th, 2010

Sure, your iPhone can transform into a flute, locate your favorite Gadgeteer posts, and even file your taxes… But can it really accept payments via debit/credit card?  Thanks to the creative cats behind the concept of Square, mobile transactions are now a reality.  Square is exactly what the title implies, a small, square dongle thatRead More…

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Read SD Cards On Your iPhone With zoomIt

By: Andy Simmons
on Monday, February 8th, 2010
Posted in: iPhone, iPad, iPod

With the release of the iPad, Apple also announced a number of accessories, including one that would allow users to connect a SD card to the device.  This left a number of us scratching our heads, wondering why this accessory wasn’t already on the market, allowing us to do just that with an iPhone orRead More…

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UrbanTool icaseBelt Review

on Friday, February 5th, 2010

It’s been mentioned before on this website many times: one of the curses of technology is the problem of always having to carry it around in order to use it. In a rather unique take on the fanny/bum pack, UrbanTool has designed the icaseBelt. It’s a wide belt that contains an iPod controller, as wellRead More…

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Non-naked iPhone charging with Seidio Innodock Jr.

on Monday, February 1st, 2010

Love your iPhone but tired of having to strip it from its protective case to enjoy the convenience of a docking cradle?  Try the Innodock Jr. Desktop Cradle by Seidio.  It features a dock connector mounted on a compliant spring hinge.  This allows the iPhone to be placed in it vertically, then tilt backward slightlyRead More…

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Handmade Leather Gadget Cases

on Friday, January 29th, 2010

If you like your gadget accessories to be unique, check out the handmade leather cases in the Moxie and Oliver Etsy store.  In addition to a variety of wallets, watch bands, bags, and other accessories, Moxie and Oliver offer an iPhone case decorated with a sugar skull.  They also have a leather Kindle DX case that’s different fromRead More…

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AirStash promises portable wireless storage

By: Andy Simmons
on Monday, January 4th, 2010

Wearable Inc. has put up a barebones website for their new AirStash device, which is billed as a “wireless media server” for mobile devices (the iPhone is mentioned specifically).  Not much information is given, other than the fact that the AirStash will be officially unveiled at CES 2010 — no price, no availability date, noRead More…

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iLuv iHD171 HD Clock Radio with iPod Dock

on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

The iLuv iHD171 brings HD radio to the clock radio with iPod dock.  The  iLuv iHD171 works with the iPhone and iPods with the docking connector, and it has a 3.5 mm audio input for use with other sources.  In addition to allowing you to charge and play your iPod, this iLuv unit receives HD radio signals and displays the HD station, songRead More…

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Cinemin Swivel Multi-Media Projector by WowWee

on Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

The Cinemin Swivel by WowWee is a small, multimedia projector.  It uses TI’s DLP technology to project a clear 60″ image from eight feet away, or it can fill the wall, floor-to-ceiling, in a typical room.  The Cinemin connects to a variety of “personal media players”, including the iPod, iPhone, Flip Video, PSP, digital cameras, portable DVD players,Read More…

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Elago M2 Stand from Elago Design

on Saturday, December 12th, 2009

Here’s a stand that can hold your iPhone, iPod Touch, Zune, Blackberry, and most mobile phones!  The M2 Stand from Elago Design holds your media player while you’re watching videos or just keeps your device from becoming lost in the clutter on your desk.  You don’t even have to remove the case to use the M2 Stand.  It’sRead More…

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Appstand iPhone Hands-Free Stand

on Monday, December 7th, 2009

If the other iPhone hands-free stands The Gadgeteer has featured are just not right for you, check out the Appstand.  It’s a matte black frame that holds any generation of iPhone so you can watch movies, surf, or use any application.  All iPhone controls and the touch screen are accessible, you can still make and receiveRead More…

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Levenger’s Pocquettes Case for iPod/Earbuds

on Friday, November 27th, 2009

If you don’t want to brave the crowds on Black Friday, you can shop from the comfort of your computer chair for gadget-related gifts.  Check out Levenger’s Pocquettes iPod/Earbud case for a beautiful leather case to store your iPod Touch, iPhone, or other similarly-sized device.  The bigger, suede-lined compartment will hold your electronic device, whileRead More…

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Vestalife unveils three new iPod speaker docks

By: Andy Simmons
on Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

Vestalife recently revealed three new models of their line of insect-inspired iPod and iPhone-compatible speaker docks.  The Ladybug II ($100) is larger than the previous Ladybug model, and claims enhanced sound over its predecessor, while the Firefly (pictured) promises a wider soundstage and features a very appealing organic design for $130.  The top end isRead More…

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Griffin Technology PowerDuo Reserve Review

By: Andy Simmons
on Saturday, September 12th, 2009

Anyone who has owned an iPhone for even a short period of time can tell you that its biggest flaw — or at least, the biggest flaw that isn’t directly related to the carrier — is its frustratingly insufficient battery life, especially compared to standard mobile phones.  The typical solution for most users is toRead More…

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Dexim iPhone/iPod Dual Dock Charging Station Review

on Friday, May 1st, 2009
Posted in: iPhone, iPad, iPod

Sometimes, a product comes along to solve a problem you really didn’t think you had. That’s my story on the Dexim Dual Dock Charging Station.