Accessories Reviews

iKit NuCharge for iPhone 5 Review

iKit NuCharge for iPhone 5 Review

This week the iKit NuCharge iPhone 5 replaceable battery pack case (complete with Lightning connector) will reach its final few days of stay on Kickstarter - so we thought we'd have a go at working with one for your full preview! What you're seeing here is the first iPhone 5 case that also works with an interchangeable 1900 mAh battery pack. It comes in a variety of colors (eventually) and offers unobstructed view of your camera, microphone, and speakers as well.

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PowerSkin Battery Case for iPhone 5 Review

PowerSkin Battery Case for iPhone 5 Review

With the PowerSkin battery case for the iPhone 5 we've got an official implementation of Apple's own Lightning connection inside a tested-and-true form factor. From the external battery accessory makers behind similar designs for some of the most popular smartphones to hit the market over the past few years. Your iPhone 5 is protected along its sides and back from damage (in a very basic way) while you get an extra 1500mAh of power to rock and roll all day and night long.

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SlimPort HDMI Adapter Review

SlimPort HDMI Adapter Review

With the Google Nexus 4 the Mobility DisplayPort (MyDP) standard was born in the real world - it being the first device to have the ability to transmit information from its microUSB port out to HDMI. The second device to work with this growing standard is the LG Optimus G Pro, a device we've had our hands on more than once recently as well. With the SlimPort HDMI Adapter, the folks at Analogix have taken hold of this soon-to-explode standard technology and have made it a real working model - with the device we're reviewing today, you'll be outputting video from your Nexus 4 or Optimus G Pro to an HDMI cable to your HDTV at full 1080p - sound included!

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Pebble Smartwatch Review

Pebble Smartwatch Review

Pebble stole Kickstarter's heart, eclipsed companies hundreds of times its size at CES, and got many people reconsidering the role of the wristwatch in today's smartphone-saturated world: not bad for a startup already burned once from a failed smartwatch project. After taking more than $10m in crowdfunding, Kickstarter began shipping out its Bluetooth-connected watch late last month, aiming to fulfil nearly 70,000 backer pledges by March, and then move onto $150 preorders after that. So, will Pebble's vocal supporters get some smart bang for their Kickstarter buck? Read on for our full review.

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V-MODA Crossfade M-100 Review

V-MODA Crossfade M-100 Review

This week we've had a look (or a listen, rather) to the V-MODA Crossfade M-100 over-ear headphones, the newest in a line of hardcore solutions from the team that brought you some of the best ear-blasting sound machines we've got in our review archives. This newest design is what the company calls "crowdsourced" as they've made the creation process one where more people were involved than on any previous project in the company - audiophiles, producers, editors, and DJs alike. The end product is a pair of headphones that sound just as good or better than the Limited Edition LP2s we saw last year (and the original LPs back in 2010) in a slightly more compact setup - a win win!

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Bem Wireless Speaker Trio Review

Bem Wireless Speaker Trio Review

Bem Wireless may not be terribly well known in a world saturated with different speaker options and accessories, but they caught our eye when they introduced the Speaker Trio, a set of three small Bluetooth speakers that are simple and minimalistic, as well as stylish and swanky. We decided to try them out for ourselves to see just how simple these things are, and if the audio quality can match its good looks.

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PowerSkin PoP’n Review: Apple certified iPhone 5 battery coolness

PowerSkin PoP’n Review: Apple certified iPhone 5 battery coolness

It's high time you got some external battery solutions for that brand new iPhone 5, isn't it? Why not have a peek at this fancy little monster from PoP'n, brand new to the market this week and ready for action with Apple-Certified Lightning connection for your current-gen Apple products. Of course it's made specifically for the iPhone 5, so we'll be having a peek at that first - but note that this battery pack comes in different iterations as well: microUSB being one of them.

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Wicked Audio Solus wired headphones Review

Wicked Audio Solus wired headphones Review

From the folks at Wicked Audio come a pair of headphones they've dubbed Solus, bringing in a relatively inexpensive pair of audio blasters that are light as well as bright. You've got a standard headphone jack on a soft material cord that's attached to the headphones themselves, an extension cord so you can listen in from across the room, and a carrying sack with a couple of drawstrings so you can keep your phones clean. What you'll be working with here is a street-ready pair of headphones that wont break the bank and will brighten up your noggin when you're rocking them on the daily.

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Moshi iGlaze Kameleon iPhone 5 kickstand case Review

Moshi iGlaze Kameleon iPhone 5 kickstand case Review

You'll find no lack of highly fashionable accessories for your Apple devices in the archives and active market at Moshi, their newest offering for the iPhone 5 (and the iPad mini) being no set of exceptions. With the iGlaze Kameleon for the iPhone 5 (with models for the iPhone 4 and 4S also being offered up for the masses) you'll be both well protected and ready for stand-up action, with a fabulous form-fitting casing surrounding the device with a hard metal kick-out stand ready at the back for portrait or landscape sitting action.

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AT&T MiFi Liberate mobile hotspot Review

AT&T MiFi Liberate mobile hotspot Review

With the AT&T MiFi Liberate you've got what's straight up the most advanced mobile hotspot on the planet, complete with a full-color touchscreen, microSD card storage, and DLNA connectivity. This machine is unique in its abilities as well as its physical state, it sitting upright like a tiny folded-over book of notes with AT&T's 4G LTE network under the hood. The hardware here was created by Novatel Wireless and the network is all AT&T, and as this is just one of two AT&T hotspots on the market at the moment, you'll find that the few features it hold above the head of its brethren do indeed make it worth the extra few bucks you'll be paying right out the gate.

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