We’ve seen and reviewed a goodly number of external batteries; many are increasingly fancy and complex. The Scosche Rockstar GoBat 10K Portable Battery falls on the simpler side of things… So long as you ignore that very obvious branding. And if you can get past the branding, or you like it, then you may find this a good option.
Sure, Apple included a 3.5mm to Lightning Adapter with the iPhone 7 when they removed the 3.5mm headphone jack, but that adapter is a pain. It works, but it is cheap and annoying. And while you need it to use in-ear headphones, the Scosche StrikeLine Cable is a better alternative if you use over-the-ear or on-the-ear headphones.
Paracable manufactures high-quality charging cables, including Lightning and MicroUSB varieties. The cables are wrapped in 32-strand paracord, which provides excellent durability and strength and all Lightning cables are Apple MFi Certified, so you know they’ll work. If you don’t love it, Paracables will give you your money back within 30 days. Get your Paracable now, starting at $15.95.
For a time, it seemed as if every external battery was alike; they all had some sort of housing, a charging port to power up the battery and one or two ports into which a device cable could be plugged.
The other day we took a look at Nomad’s impressive approach to sync/charge cables. I love the Universal Cable I reviewed and am ordering a few more. Nomad has also re-envisioned what I’ll refer to as the “short throw portable charging cable.” Many companies offer short cables but none come close to the awesomeness of the Nomad Carabiner.
Charging cables are a simple fact of modern life. And while inexpensive cables abound- after all, pretty much every mobile device and accessory includes one- the right cable can make a huge difference. Nomad offers three different cables in their Ultra Rugged Cable Series, and one of them stands out as the only cable you will ever need.
Aren’t we getting spoiled by all of the portable Bluetooth speakers that are waterproof? The days of having to jealously protect your portable speaker while outdoors or at the pool are gone! If you still don’t have a speaker that you can bring along without second guessing yourself, take a look at the Braven 405 Wireless Waterproof Speaker.
Scandinavian furniture has clean lines and, too often, appear to sacrifice comfort in favor of minimalism and style. Sit in such furniture and… you will be pleasantly surprised. The Libratone Q Adapt On-Ear headphones reflect this same Scandinavian design language. The have clean lines and, like the furniture, appear to sacrifice comfort in favor of minimalism.
V-MODA has consistently created some of my favorite headphones. That includes their over-the-ear, their on-the-ear and their in-the-ear models. It’s no small feat to succeed at all three approaches to headphones and yet V-MODA has done just that. It is no surprise then that I was excited to check out their Forza in-ear headphones. Do the extend V-MODA’s winning record?
Graceful, sensual, sleek, plush, refined, swanky, superlative yet practical and … these aren’t the words I’d usually use to describe a pair of headphones, but the Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless Headphones deserve those adjectives and more.
Innerexile and STC Optical & Chemical have joined forces to develop the OpticPro, a curved edge glass screen protector that blocks up 40% of the harmful blue light emitted by your iPhone 7. The OpticPro boasts 9H hardness that prevents scratching, is anti-smudge, anti-glare, and easy to install. Preorder yours now starting at $31 on Kickstarter.
Let me get this out of the way up front- I hate Apple EarPods., I don’t like the way they look. I don’t like the way they feel in my ears and, too often, they don’t even stay there. I’m not a fan. Thankfully, for under $60 the Scosche HPL1 earbuds can happily take the place of the EarPods.
Catalyst, the award-winning manufacturer of some of the most stylish, while protective waterproof cases on the market too to Showstoppers here at CES 2017 to announce they have again raised the bar for overall waterproof protection for smart devices.
Chances are know exactly what a Swiss Army knife is. Even more chances are you’ve actually held one in your hand. That being said, there’s no chance you’ve held one in your hand that houses your smartphone.
A company by the name of PERI Audio is debuting their latest edition of their Duo Family with iPhone Speakers and charging cases starting with the Duo Slim for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.
Today at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, Dog & Bone announced their new custom-molded Bluetooth earbuds, simply named Earmade. Earmade is a first-of-its-kind Bluetooth earbud that gives the user a customized fit for maximum comfort by using a heated dock to soften the moldable earbuds before inserting them into the user’s ear. Earmade will be available in 2017 for $159.99.
We’ve been covering Speck since pretty much the beginning. They began with just a few iPhone cases, and they have built a company with many excellent smartphone and tablet accessory options. CES 2017 sees them making a series of moves worthy of their devoted following.
With the launch of the InvisibleShield Screen Guarantee Plan ZAGG just gave mobile device users a shot of confidence they never imagined. In a first-of-its-kind offering, ZAGG will now offer consumers a reimbursement of up to $100 toward the repair of their mobile screen IF their InvisibleShield fails to protect it from a crack or shatter. They promise no hassle,…
We recently covered the Fasetto LINK, a portable 2TB NAS (Network Attached Storage) device that not only fits great in your hand, but even better in your pocket. This sought after product made a splash at the 2016 CES, and has even bigger plans for the Vegas convention this year. Your media shouldn’t be too far away from you these…
Are you looking for a multifunctional case for your new iPhone? Chances are you’ll see many announced at CES, but not quite like the OneCase.
ExoLens is an accessory brand that’s goal is to elevated mobile photography, and the company plans on doing just that with the launch of their ExoLens Case.