accessories

NomadClip is the carabiner for your gadget-related needs

If you're the type of person who likes to have a carabiner clipped to your belt or bag and find the jiggling of your keys or whatever is attached to it comforting, then you'd always welcome an additional function to this already useful accessory. NomadClip not just holds your keys but it can also charge your smartphone or tablet, as long as you have a place to plug your USB into.

Samsung’s new animal battery packs is also awareness campaign

A new set of external battery packs released by Samsung will not just juice up your smartphones, but it will also teach you about how not all animals are having a great time here on planet earth. The Animal Edition Battery Packs is part of the Charge Your Life campaign which aims to raise awareness about the plight of four endangered animal species: the Lesser Panda, the Fennec Fox, the Giant Panda, and the Golden Monkey.

Samsung announces accessories, partnerships for Galaxy S6, S6 edge

People are already excited about and looking forward to having the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge in the market. But the OEM wants to create more buzz about the soon-to-be-released smartphones by announcing a wide range of accessories that would go with your new digital babies. They also revealed several partnerships with fashion brands to bring even more choices for cases and other things you'd need to show off Samsung's new flagship or its curvier and edgier sister.

Sony releases Stereo Bluetooth Headset SBH70

When it comes to audio accessories, Sony has created some pretty respectable ones, and you don't even have to rob a bank in order to get them (read: reasonably priced). Their latest headphones, the Stereo Bluetooth Headset SBH70, is a water-resistant and lightly-built wireless headset that promises to bring you the "superior Sony sound quality" and is being positioned as the perfect accessory to the Xperia M4 Aqua, Xperia E4, and Xperia Z3 Compact.

Flasher brings instant light for your mobile photography needs

Unless you have the brand new Samsung Galaxy S6, which boasts of its HDR and OIS capabilities , then taking pictures in low-light situations is almost always a pain. Your only option is to use another phone's flash as your light source or to just retouch the photo through filters or even Photoshop afterwards. A new Kickstarter project wants to help you get rid of that problem by providing you with a light source for all your mobile photo needs.

TOB Cable says it’s the only one you’ll ever need to bring

Who knew talking about cables can be so exciting? Well, it's not exactly something you'll ever drool over like with a gadget, but a fully functional all-in-one cable that will lessen your accessories baggage is something that you might enjoy having. Having a lot of gadgets that need to be charged or devices that need transferring to other devices is a very common occurrence, and this Kickstarter project can help you manager your tangled wires and cables by simplifying your life.

Sony Smart Bluetooth Speaker: voice commands, calls, alarm

If you've always wished to have a speaker that would act like a tiny robot and obey your every command, it seems that kind of technology is not too far away! While it still can't wash your dishes or clean your room, the Sony Smart Bluetooth Speaker BSP60 might just be the next best thing. With a simple command of "Ok Speaker", the egg-like device can do a whole lot of things for you.

Podo is the first “stick it anywhere” camera

If you're tired of trying to figure out how to fit everyone in a "group selfie" shot or you're still too embarrassed to bring out that "selfie stick" (it's a monopod, really) when you need to take self-portraits, then this new Kickstarter project may just be what you need. You've already had point and shoot cameras, but the Podo may probably be the first stick and shoot one in the market right now, and it can help solve your selfie problems (and maybe add to other people's problems though).

New version of Microsoft portable keyboard can be “broken in half”

Portable keyboards are for tablet or smartphone owning individuals who want to turn their device into a mobile workstation (and don't want to lug around their netbooks or laptops). Sometimes though, the keyboard becomes another heavy addition to our already full to the brim bag, with all the chargers, extended batteries, wires, etc. So if you need to buy an extended keyboard, you'd want something lighter and more portable yes? That's where the new version of the Microsoft portable keyboard comes in.

Symlis Sparrow: flash drive and phone connector/charger in one

While our phone screens are getting bigger and bigger, conversely, we want our accessories to become smaller. Of course this is understandable because we don't want to be lugging around a bag that contains just our gadgets, external batteries, chargers, wires, etc. The smaller the accessory and the more functions it can perform, the better. A new IndieGoGo project wants you to just bring around a tiny little item that can serve as a flash drive, a phone connector and a charger, all in one.