There are some ideas that, when presented, look so simple and obvious that one wonders why no one has ever though of it yet. One such idea is the smartphone accessory Torso and its making its way through Kickstarter right now.
Jabra released the Solemate, which is a portable Bluetooth speaker, and later followed up with a smaller and larger version. These were dubbed the Solemate Mini and Solemate Max. We have been happily using the original Solemate for quite some time, so when the folks at Jabra asked us to take a look at the Solemate Mini, we were more than interested. What follows is a bit about the Solemate Mini, with some comparison to the original model.
The rise of powerful smartphones has led to the rise of a breed of phone cases that include an extra battery for some added juice. In the case of the Sony Xperia Z Ultra with its fixed battery, such an accessory is almost a necessity. This has led mobile battery expert Mugen to produce a battery pack that is custom fit for Sony's giant smartphone.
Because you can never be too careful with your prized Samsung Galaxy S 4, mobile device accessory manufacturer Incipio has cooked up this new ATLAS case for the smartphone. Practically encasing the device in four layers, the ATLAS Ultra Protective Waterproof Case boasts of the best of the best when it comes to keeping your smartphone safe and dry.
Why settle for an app that simply lets you pretend to have night vision when you can have the real deal. Introducing the Snooperscope, a wireless camera you can attach to your smartphone that allows you to see things in the dark or things not easily visible to the naked eye, for less nefarious purpose, hopefully.
Mobile gaming is on the rise, no doubt about that, but some games are still awkward to play on a flat screen that lacks that tactile feel. There are various accessories out there that try to resolve this problem and Samsung is also rolling out its own with the new Smartphone GamePad and the accompanying Mobile Console Android app
Pebble has just announced the availability of the latest version of its PebbleOS firmware for the popular smartwatch. It's the usual round of fixes, features and improvements, so let's dive in to see what has really changed.
Next month, Sony will be releasing a new kind of USB flash drive that is designed to fit all your file transferring needs, literally. This 2-in-1 USB drive has connectors that fit both micro and regular USB ports. And it's made to be Android-friendly to boot.
Sounds like Motorola is taking a cue from other manufacturers and is now offering a wireless headphone that follows the earbud and collar school of design. The Motorola Buds is promised to go easy on your ears with an ergonomic form factor and soft buds that don't sacrifice sound quality for comfort.
The discrepancy between the number of devices in the world versus the number of wall sockets or laptop USB ports make the quest for an available slot almost feel like an episode from The Amazing Race. Fortunately, Belkin has our backs with new full rate USB chargers that has enough sockets to make even mobile charging a social thing.