Tag: accessories

EyePatch Case covers and cleans your iPhone camera lenses

Most iPhone owners love using the cameras - both front and back - for photography, since they are of surprisingly good quality and resolution. On occasion, though, fingerprints can turn your images into blurry messes. EyePatch Cases (US$19.99 for iPhone 5/5s/6) from Sorrentino Designs come with ...

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Test driving the ClamCase Pro keyboard case for iPad Air 2 (Updated)

With the arrival of the iPad Air 2 last fall, many case manufacturers went back to the drawing board to produce new products that would accommodate the slightly thinner tablet. One of the favorite keyboard cases for those of us here at TUAW has always been the ClamCase Pro (US$169.00), and that ...

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These USB to Lightning charging cables are AWESOME

No, I'm not being overly effusive about a USB to Lightning charging cable; I'm just referring to the brand name for a line of accessories. Awesome Cables used crowdfunding and some design smarts to create charging cables that are a bit different from what you'll get from most other manufacturers...

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CES 2015: LifeProof and Scosche say it's OK to play in the water

A couple of announcements out of Las Vegas seem to be telling those of us with iOS devices that it's going to be OK to play in the water this year. Both LifeProof and Scosche have announced new waterproof goodies at CES 2015 that promise to provide power to your iOS toys while keeping them safe fr...

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CES 2015: OWC's Envoy Pro mini brings SSD performance to a thumb drive form factor

While flash "thumb drives" are convenient, cheap and come in a variety of capacities, they don't exactly thrill users with their speed. Other World Computing yesterday announced the Envoy Pro mini, a USB 3.0 SuperSpeed SSD drive in the form factor of one of the ubiquitous flash drives. The driv...

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Mophie announces Juice Pack battery case for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Mophie is finally bringing its Juice Pack battery cases to iPhone 6 and 6 Plus users. Today the company launched pre-orders for the latest editions of the popular cases with prices starting at US$99.95. That price is good for either the Juice Pack Air for the iPhone 6 or the Juice Pack for the iP...

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CES 2015: Energous WattUp wireless charging

"Wireless charging" for Apple devices at this point usually consists of wrapping your iPhone or iPad in a special case or attaching a special dongle to the Lightning port and then placing the device on some sort of inductive charging pad (the Qi charging standard from the Wireless Power Consorti...

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CES 2015: AT&T announces 4G LTE Modio Smartcase for Wi-Fi iPads

So, you bought a Wi-Fi-only iPad or iPad mini, and now you're regretting the fact that you can't work or play while away from Wi-Fi networks. Regrets, begone! At CES 2015, AT&T today announced the new Modio Smartcase, which is essentially an iPad case with a built-in 4G LTE hotspot. The case ...

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CES 2015: Braven rolls out new 805, Balance, and BRV-PRO Bluetooth Speakers

And now, let's take a break from the connected devices news from CES 2015 with an announcement of three new Bluetooth speakers from Braven. The company, which is known for some pretty decent Bluetooth speakers, announced three models - the 805, Balance, and BRV-PRO. The Braven 805 (image at to...

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CES 2015: Toshiba's iPhone dongle is crazy fast

Toshiba is shooting for AirDrop lovers with a new wireless transfer accessory that can send data between iOS devices faster than ever before. The tiny little dongle has a maximum throughput of 375Mbps and can transfer upwards of 100MB between iOS gadgets in just a few seconds, making it perfect fo...

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CES 2015: Seagate, LaCie announce new storage products including Seagate Wireless

The inbox at TUAW was full today with a number of CES announcements from electronics and accessory manufacturers. Some of the most exciting announcements of the day came from storage vendor Seagate Technology and its LaCie brand. First, the Seagate announcements. The company debuted a 500GB por...

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All the best hardware and app reviews last week on TUAW

Last week was a holiday week but that didn't stop new hardware and apps from making their way into TUAW's virtual office. Here's a quick roundup of our recent reviews you may have missed. App Reviews Pocket Drive turns your iOS device into an external drive Tunity turns your iPhone into perso...

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Mountie: An inexpensive and innovative way to attach iPhone or iPad to your Mac

One new product that will certainly be making a fun splash at CES this week is from Ten One Design, the same company that brought Apple fans such fun things as the Magnus Air and Magnus mini iPad stands, the Pogo and Pogo Connect styluses. Next month they'll be shipping a new item that you can pre...

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A pair of putrid pink phone protectors

There are plenty of poorly conceived iPhone cases out there, but it's rare that you see a company really knock it out of the park with a bad design only to follow it up with an even worse one. Moschino, an Italian luxury firm that dreams up all manner of absurd fashion accessories, has really Ba...

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The Puzlook iPhone case combines a puzzle and photography

Well here's something that's...unique. The Puzlook iPhone case contains five lenses to your iPhone to enhance your photography, including wide-angle, macro, telephoto, and fisheye lenses. There's also a tripod mount an integrated 8 GB USB memory stick. What's weird is that the lenses are configu...

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