accessories

Samsung releases their first omnidirectional wireless speaker

For audiophiles and those who want to show off their sweet multi-media set-up at their pad, the speaker placement can sometimes cause much stress and debate (if you live with other people). The perfect placement, that "sweet spot" (aurally speaking), the limited space to place everything in, all contribute to problems and challenges of having the perfect media room. Samsung says they have found the solution to this problem with their first omnidirectional wireless speaker called the Wireless Audio Radiant 360 R7.

Mophie, ZeroLemon release battery cases for Galaxy S6

Do you remember the last time you went out of the house for a whole day and never needed to recharge your smartphone or to use an external battery or battery case to juice it up? Well, neither can we. The battery conundrum continues to haunt OEMs everywhere. But that just means it's good news (not to consumers) for accessory makers who continue to churn out extended battery devices. With the imminent arrival of the Samsung Galaxy S6, Mophie and ZeroLemon have also announced their new battery cases.

Record both ends of your conversation with Bluewire device

There are times when you would legitimately need to record your conversations, whether it's for business purposes or to transcribe an over-the-phone interview. There are very few devices that have this capability, and a Bluetooth headset that is on Kickstarter wants to be your device of choice. Bluewire is a smartphone and VOIP call recorder that can be compatible with any standard Bluetooth device and can easily store and transfer the recorded files onto your smartphone.

Neo smartpen N2 fuses physical handwriting and digital notekeeping

It's interesting to see that as our lives become more and more digital, there is a certain movement towards going back to old school analog habits and then melding them with our current digital set-up. We see that in the emergence of cameras and accessories that print photos immediately and now with apps and hardware trying to merge actual writing with a digital twist. The Neo smartpen N2 is one of those products that would appeal to artists and productivity nuts that would like the best of both worlds.

Beastgrip Pro: next generation of mobile phone rig and mount

It used to be that you were satisfied with taking pictures with your smartphone just by pointing at something and then tapping your device and voila, you have a mobile photo. But nowadays, you have all the apps and accessories to announce that you are a serious mobile photographer. And lately, we've seen contraptions that can be attached to your smartphone to enhance both the photo-taking experience and the finished product. One of these is Beastgrip Pro, a device that can serve as either a rig or mount for any phone in the market (or so they claim).

RHA T10 headphones review: literally music to our ears

When using our mobile devices, we usually make a lot of compromises. We compromise on screen size because we don't really want to carry around our 27-inch 2K monitors. We compromise on power because we can't really fit an Intel Core i7 or an NVIDIA GTX in our pockets and even if they could, they'd burn a hole right through them. One thing we don't need to compromise on, however, is audio. Regardless of what speakers our smartphones come with, we can always rely on headphones or speakers to keep up to the beat. RHA's T10 in-ear headphoneis the hero of this story, but can it really save the day? Read on to find out.

SOL Republic Shadow Wireless earphones: quality, comfort, style

For music lovers, sometimes it's a choice between the comfort of a wireless earphone or the better sound quality that wired headphone provides. But if you find a brand or model that can combine both, and it's stylish to boot, then you'd better hold on to it (and stop holding on to your wallet) if you think you really need it in your life. SOL REPUBLIC's newest product will tempt you into making the Shadow Wireless earphones your new best friend.

Samsung, luxury designers create Galaxy S6, S6 edge accessories

As the countdown to the official release of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge gets nearer and nearer, the OEM has also been announcing their partnerships with designers for various accessories that can enhance the soon-to-be-yours smartphones, even just in terms of design. The latest one to be revealed is the Rich Accessory Collection, featuring five collaborations with known luxury brands, ranging from pop artists to handbag designers.

iRig 2 now shipping with Android support

Back during CES in January, we got eyes on the new iRig 2 at the show. This is the updated version of the original iRig, which is a mobile guitar interface that allows you use your Android smartphone or tablet as an amplifier for playing on the go. One thing we didn't know about the iRig 2 during CES is exactly when it would ship.