Archive for iPhone Accessories

White iPhone 4 finally coming?

Posted in iPhone Accessories by Conner Flynn on February 7th, 2011

The elusive white iPhone 4. We are still waiting for it to be released. There was recent word that the white iPhone 4 would be available in the UK in March, and there was also evidence of it appearing in AT&T’s inventory system.

And now the folks at Engadget have spotted a white iPhone 4 sign at a Best Buy, with a price tag of $599.99. So it really is looking like the white iPhone 4 should be available very soon. Then we can finally put an end to this saga once and for all.

Ballistic Verizon iPhone 4 compatible rugged case

Posted in iPhone Accessories by Conner Flynn on February 7th, 2011

Ballistic has launched a new version of their Ballistic HC rugged case for the Verizon iPhone 4. The case shares many of the same features as the previous version for the iPhone 4. The Ballistic HC iPhone 4 case comes with five layers: a runner layer, a rigid frame, an outer rubber layer for shock absorption, a removable outer silicone layer and a screen protector.

Yep, they really went ballistic designing this one. It should be rugged enough for anything you will throw at it in your daily life. It even makes your phone look tough.

iPhone Desktop Headset

Posted in iPhone Accessories by Conner Flynn on January 30th, 2011

The iPhone 4 is what it’s all about today, but maybe you miss those old-fashioned desktop handset phones. Well, if you do, check this out. Sometimes you just wish your phone could have a handset so it would be easier to hold up to your ear with your shoulder right? That’s hard to do with the iPhone 4.

Here’s the answer. This Desktop Handset costs about $59.95 and has all the normal functions on your phone while making a call. It will plug into your phones earphone jack, and will charge via USB or a wall outlet, allowing your iPhone to become a desktop handset.

Handyscope turns your iPhone into a Dermascope

Posted in iPhone Accessories by Conner Flynn on January 24th, 2011

If you like to get all science-nerd on your skin, check this out. Handyscope is an optical attachment that transforms your iPhone into a dermascope. That’s what a dermatologist uses to examine your skin. The gadget uses its own app, which lets your iPhone multiply its magnification power.

You’ll be able to check out your zips or other skin irregularities. The handyscope is scheduled to arrive in February when the app can also be purchased at the Apple app store. I wouldn’t recommend it for hypochondriacs.

Eton Mobius iPhone Juice Pack

Posted in iPhone Accessories by Conner Flynn on January 17th, 2011

Eton Corporation has just announced the new Eton Mobius iPhone 4 battery pack, which will give you extra juice while you are out and about. The Eton Mobius can be charged via a USB port, but it is also equipped with a large enhanced Monocrystal solar panel on the back which is almost as big as the iPhone itself. Solar powered charging usually doesn’t look this good.

The Eton Mobius has a 1800mAh battery and will add about 20mm to your iPhone’s thickness, while doubling your iPhone’s battery life. It will charge your iPhone directly from the sun at a rate of 20minutes of talk time for every hour in the sun.

iPhone 4 Bottle and Can Opener Case

Posted in iPhone Accessories by Conner Flynn on January 2nd, 2011

There are two things that a man should never be without. Beer and your phone. What could be better than popping open that bottle of beer with your iPhone 4? This new case will help you do just that. It comes with a bottle and a can opener.

The rubberized slider case will make sure you are never thirsty. It even has a supporting app, which will play sounds or display pictures as you open your drinks. The Be A Head Case iPhone 4 Bottle and Can Opener will cost you $24.99.

iLive launches rotating app enhanced iPhone and iPad docks

Posted in iPhone Accessories by Conner Flynn on December 30th, 2010

iLive has given us a sneak peek at their new line of iPhone and iPad docks that they are launching at CES 2011 next week and they look pretty decent. Maybe even sexy. Along with their traditional docking stations iLive will also be showing off its new App Enhanced docks offering features like clocks, multiple alarms, calendars, nature sounds, sleep timers and weather information, all controlled from apps on your iOS device of choice.

The iLive iPad docks offer charging capabilities and can be rotated for viewing in both portrait and landscape mode. The iSD131B is a case, stand, and powered speaker all in one for $49.99. The iSD391B is a powered 2.1 speaker audio system and dock for iPad/iPhone/iPod touch and is App Enhanced for $99.99

iPhone 8mm Vintage Camera App ages your movies

Posted in iPhone Accessories by Conner Flynn on December 28th, 2010

When making videos with modern gadgets, you just can’t get the same results compared to the old stuff. There’s no atmosphere. Well, a new iPhone application called 8mm Vintage Camera has been published to the iTunes App Store that allows you to record your movies in vintage 8mm film style.

Who needs an actual 8mm camera anymore? With the 8mm Vintage Camera options you can mix and match films and lenses, allowing you to recreate the atmosphere of those days gone by with 25 retro looks. Pretty awesome.

Hand-Crafted Wooden iPhone Skins from Trunket

Posted in iPhone Accessories by Conner Flynn on December 27th, 2010

Trunket has announced a new line of hand-crafted wooden iPhone skins created from American Rosewood that is then treated with various washes and finishes. These will give your iPhone 4 a more natural feel, instead of cold plastic.

Just make sure your iPhone 4′s surface is clean and apply the skin. It’s that easy. Right now, the new skins are only designed to fit the iPhone 4, but they can be removed and reapplied if you need to do that, Just be aware that the skins stickiness will become less and less overtime the more you remove and reapply.

GadgetTrak lets you track your iPad or iPhone’s location

Posted in iPhone Accessories by Conner Flynn on December 24th, 2010

The GadgetTrak iOS application has been updated and released in to the iTunes Store. This app will let you track the location of your iOS devices in the event that they get lost or stolen. GadgetTrak senses when your iPhone or iPad has changed its location and the GadgetTrak server keeps track of where your phone has been.

Tracking data is transmitted over a secure SSL connection and you can also use GadgetTrak to protect your Mac and Windows laptops. Just go to Trak.me from your device or use the in-app button to setup the tracking.

NoseDial lets you dial your iPhone with your Nose

Posted in iPhone Accessories by Conner Flynn on December 22nd, 2010

Here in the cold weather states this is the time of year for warm gloves. Unfortunately gloves and your iPhone don’t mix, unless they are special gloves. You could use a stylus for your touch device, but that isn’t always the best solution either.

So what can you do? Well, if you don’t mind looking like an idiot, here’s your app. A new app called NoseDial lets you dial with your nose. We couldn’t make this stuff up if we tried.

iPhone 4 Teardown Decal

Posted in iPhone Accessories by Conner Flynn on December 20th, 2010

Most people pride themselves on keeping their iPhone looking shiny and new. That’s why the sight above is such a shock. Can you imagine someone carrying around an iPhone that looks like that? Well, you can do just that. This iPhone 4 Teardown Decal will have people doing double-takes.

It makes it look as if you have torn your iPhone 4 apart and left it exposed. Where is the back cover? The iPhone 4 Teardown Decal is just $9.99 at Etsy.

iKit launches Chrome iPhone 4 case with kickstand

Posted in iPhone Accessories by Conner Flynn on December 19th, 2010

iKit has launched a new chrome case for the iPhone 4, complete with a kickstand on the back so you can easily watch videos. The case is made from a polycarbonate body and a soft rubber interior which provides scratch protection, while a nice shiny chrome finish gives it a good look.

The iKit Chrome Flip case gives you full access to all controls and has the ability to sync and charge while inside. The bottom can also be removed for quick docking.

Official Polaroid app for iOS

Posted in iPhone Accessories by Conner Flynn on December 17th, 2010

Polaroid is making a comeback, but as it turns out, an iOS app has arrived before an actual camera. Polaroid has partnered with Lol Software to release the official Polaroid app for the iPhone and iPod touch. The app offers users 30 different official filters and colored borders to create the Polaroid effect.

You also have the option of uploading pictures directly to Facebook. The app supports iOS 4.2, its wireless AirPrint capability and also allows full resolution images to be stored in the photo library or shared via email.

Doctor Who Dalek iPhone 4 Case

Posted in iPhone Accessories by Conner Flynn on December 16th, 2010

Any Doctor Who fan has to have a cool Doctor Who themed case for their iPhone 4. It’s mandatory. It’s practically an intergalactic law. And this one is arriving just in time for the Doctor Who Christmas special. The official Doctor Who iPhone 4 case featuring the Daleks.

The Doctor Who Daleks iPhone 4 Case is durable and allows you to access all the iPhone 4′s buttons and ports. It is also form fitting. Sadly it won’t be available until March, when the Doctor Who Dalek iPhone 4 Case will retail for $29.99.