accessories

Nexus 7 Sleeve case arrives in the Google Play Store

Google has released the "Nexus 7 Sleeve" case by way of the Play Store today. This one seems to have arrived as the first official accessory for the new model Nexus 7, though it will also work equally well with the earlier model. The case is your basic sleeve style with an "asymmetrical zipper for quick and easy access."

SelfLoops accessory brings ANT+ support with 2000 mAh of battery power

SelfLoops has announced a new accessory that brings ANT+ support to just about any Android device. This little goodie is called the SelfLoops ANT+ Accessory and it arrives with support for devices running Android 2.3.4 or later. And in addition, this is also packing a 2000 mAh battery and promises support for any app that is using the official ANT Alliance API.

LifeProof nüüd case will give you a waterproof Galaxy S III

LifeProof is a name that Android users may not know all that well. The company makes cases that are well, lifeproof. The cases are touted as being waterproof, dirt proof, snow proof and shock proof. The problem for Android users is that up until this point they had been available for iOS devices including the iPhone and iPad. Well, that is going to soon be changing.

Viva Movil by JLo opens first fashionable mobile store in Brooklyn

It's true, JLo has her own retail store where she'll be selling smartphones in a joint venture with Verizon Wireless. You can also expect to find fashionable accessories and all types of goodness at her new Brooklyn location. Last month at CTIA Verizon had a big announcement (it wasn't the HTC One) and surprised us all by announcing Viva Movil - a wireless carrier for Latinos. We have more details on the new shop below.

NVIDIA SHIELD accessories revealed by Nyko

The NVIDIA SHIELD is just about ready to begin shipping and while there are some official accessories available, another company has since stepped forward with a few options. That company is Nyko and they have announced a dock and power kit as well as two case options for the NVIDIA SHIELD. The announcement is coming out of E3 and sadly, does not include a specific release date or any details on the pricing.

Jays a-JAYS Five headphones will “Made for Android”

Jays has announced their latest set of headphones, the a-JAYS Five. These will not be available until later this summer, however they are bring touted as a "world's first." Basically, Jays will be releasing the a-JAYS Five in three separate versions. These are being created with smartphones in mind and as such, there will be a unique version for Android, iOS and Windows Phone users.