Seems like Apple is being a bit more open to other companies making better quality yet more affordable products than they can, as evidenced by Scosche releasing their new MFi-certified USB-C accessories.
I’m excited about all of the products that Scosche has announced for CES 2019, and that continues with the Scosche BTFREQ. It’s a smart USB Type-A and Type-C car charger and Bluetooth transmitter that you should consider — even if your car already has Bluetooth.
The Scosche MagicGrip Charge Qi-Mount promises to put a different spin on charging your device on the go.
Scosche is much more than their car accessories. If you’ve been following their CES announcements this week, you know that Scosche has a lot in store for 2019, but you might be really intrigued by how they plan on keeping your home device charging organized with the Scosche BaseLynx Modular Charging System.
The Scosche MagicMount Charge3 Vent is promising to be an innovative new take on wirelessly charging your devices on-the-go while attached to a vehicle’s vent — say goodbye to blocked airflow!
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A few months ago I reviewed the Scosche MagicMount Pro Charge. It is a wireless car charger that holds your phone in place via magnets. I not only love it, but I use it every single day. The same magic is available for your desk thanks to the indoor version of the Scosche MagicMount Pro Charge.
We recently looked at the Scosche MagicMount Pro Charge and the Speck Presidio Mount Case designed to take advantage of its magnetic wireless charging. The Scosche BoomBottle MM is part of the same line. It is a Bluetooth waterproof speaker with magnets to hold an iPhone in a Speck Presidio Mount or attached steel plates in place; it’s awesome.
As I have mentioned previously, on of the features, I like best about the iPhone X is its ability to charge wirelessly with Qi-enabled wireless chargers. The Scosche MagicMount Pro Charge takes that awesome feature to a new level with wireless, cradleless charging. And while you don’t need it, you’ll also want to pick up a Speck Presidio Mount case.
I love the wireless charging of the iPhone X. I love the protection offered by Speck’s various cases. And I love that Speck is now bringing an iPhone case to market that works with Scosche’s MagicMount line of products that offers zero interference with the wireless charging. The Presidio Mount was created in partnership with Scosche and looks great!
The Scosche BoomBouy Rockstar Pocket-Sized Speaker is a small speaker that clips to a backpack and goes wherever you go. In fact, “goes wherever you go” even includes a pool, river or lake if that is where your travels take you. The small speaker is part of Scosche’s Rockstar sub-brand, but a quick look at it will make that fact clear.
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.
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.
Scosche is expanding into the outdoor market with the Powersports line of products. The first two entries are mounts aimed at the motorcycle and UTV/ATV segments. The MagicMount Handlebar and Heavy Duty Universal Fire Extinguisher/Boom Bottle Mounts will bring the same high quality and rugged design as all of Scosche’s products.
Scosche is launching MagicMount Charge wireless charging magnetic mounts for tangle and cradle-free mounting/charging today at CES. There will be two models including one for the car as well as one for the home or office. Pricing has not been announced, but the two options will be available during Q1 of this year.
Scosche has announced a partnership with Rockstar Energy at this year’s CES of rugged products optimized for the outdoors and extreme sports arena. The release includes rugged wireless, portable speakers, battery packs, cables, and headphones. These products are perfect for anyone with an active lifestyle from athletes to rock stars.
Scosche is known for their great quality speakers in the past, and I was recently given the chance to review the BoomBOTTLE H2O+. Once again, the brand does not disappoint with their new waterproof portable speaker; it has a beautiful design and even better sound.
What if you need a new Aux Cable for your vehicle now that you have plans of getting the iPhone 7? SCOSCHE has your back! If you looked at the Apple keynote with a side eye because they have effectively ripped the headphone jack out of the iPhone 7, and now you will have to ride to work without your favorite tunes, be sour no more. Scosche has announced that their Strikeline Cable will be available in the fourth quarter of this year for $39.99. The three foot long cable will instantly connect to your iPhone 7 and iPhone…
You can never have too many charging cables, and nothing beats having a variety of good ones. Scosche has several that will keep your Android or Windows devices powered up and ready to go!
The original Scosche boomBOTTLE impressed me. A Bluetooth speaker built for use indoors and out, it pumped out excellent sound in every direction. And it had the added benefit of fitting into a bike’s water bottle cage! Now Scosche has released the Scosche boomBOTTLE+. It keeps a similar design and is a worthy update to an already-impressive Bluetooth speakers.