accessories

AMPL powered backpack solves charging issues, debuted at CES

Modern society has been so reliant on its gadgets that running out of battery power is a very real – and in most cases, a very stressful – issue for most. That is why mobile power banks are in vogue these days. But the AMPL powered backpack presents a novel solution to the issue – a backpack with charging capabilities so that if you are not using your gadgets, they can be in your bag and charging at the same time.

Alcatel OneTouch to sell unlocked devices through new e-commerce site

For the first time in North America, Alcatel OneTouch is opening an e-commerce channel where users will be able to purchase unlocked smartphones, tablets and accessories from the OEM. They previously launched a similar online channel in Europe last November 2014 and now it's the turn of US residents (and later on, Canada) to be able to buy their preferred device at a more affordable price and not tied down with any carrier (if that is something they would prefer).

Altec Lansing improves on Bluetooth speakers with BoomJacket

If you're a fan of Altec Lansing's Life Jacket, a portable Bluetooth speaker released last year, then you'll be happy with their latest announcement. They've announced a new and even better all-weather indoor/outdoor speakers called BoomJacket. It brings you the same durability features but with better sound experience, and even longer continuous playback battery life.

i-Blades to bring “smart” smartphone cases to the market

Our phones have already become smart, but do we need our phone cases to become smarter as well? i-Blades thinks we should and they unveiled during CES 2015 the world's first "smart" smartphone case as they believe what holds your device can actually be turned into something that will personalize it even more. Using the "blades" technology (patented and patent-pending), the case can be turned into not just a battery extender, but a storage, software, and hardware extender as well.

Ultimate Ears Megaboom: 360 sound, life-proof,amazing sound

Mobile speakers are becoming a dime a dozen lately, and you would need a discerning ear and a working knowledge of sound technology to be able to determine which one best fits your needs. Ultimate Ears brings you a new one with its Megaboom speakers, which they say delivers "unrivaled sound" while coming in a tough little life-proof package.

Ambient sports headphones and wave control headsets from JBL

JBL unveiled during CES 2015 their newest line of audio accessories, bringing innovation to the perfect companion to your smartphones as you listen to your music while commuting, working out or just chilling after work. They have two new headphones, with one perfect for sports-minded individuals and the other for those who want a more convenient way of controlling their accessory.

Griffin unveils new audio products at CES 2015

One of the top mobile accessories maker, Griffin, is showing off new products at this week's CES 2016 tech event in Las Vegas. Newly introduced are new audio products: the iTrip Aux Bluetooth,iTrip AUX AutoPilot, and the Twenty Digital Audio Amplifier. The popular accessories manufacturer is showcasing these products before they will be released in the market. We don't know when these new Griffin products will start shipping though.

Samsung to release egg-shaped 360-degree speakers for CES

If you want room and portable speakers that would not look out of place in 2001: A Space Odyssey, then you better watch out for Samsung's newest speakers that will be released in time for CES later this month. The Korean OEM announced two new products, WAM7500 and WAM6500 which promises to give users omnidirectional sound with its 360-degree egg-shaped speakers.

LG to showcase WiFi speakers series in 2015 CES

The 2015 CES is still a month away, but already OEMs are trotting out (on the Internet at least) their products that will be on display during the expo. Aside from the usual smartphones or tablets, get ready for a glut of other devices, specifically wearables and music or video accessories. One of the first out the door is LG, which will be unveiling their Music Flow Wi-Fi Series.

Stance compact tripod helps your smartphone stand on its own

While your smartphone may fit snugly into your hand (well, maybe except for those bigger phablets) for most of your purposes, there are times when you need it to be able to stand on its own. But bringing along a tripod wherever you go is a hassle. Stance compact tripod might just be the solution to that problem.