Accessories Reviews

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.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

Spigen SGP SGP10091 Armor Slim Case for iPhone 5 Review

Spigen SGP SGP10091 Armor Slim Case for iPhone 5 Review

The case we've got here from Spigen SGP is easily the most form-fitting unit we've get had our hands on for the iPhone 5, and it's quite the looker, too. This is the Spigen SGP SGP10091 Armor Slim Case for iPhone 5, and after you're done with that mouthful, you'll want to know that works with both a relatively hard-yet-rubbery TPU base and a polycarbonate midsection for both a bounce-factor and a hardcore beat-up protection assurance.

Continue Reading

Adorama Flashpoint 500C LED camera light Review

Adorama Flashpoint 500C LED camera light Review

It's time to get extremely bright with the Flashpoint 500C LED Light from Adorama - so bright it'll make your photo session as visible as the sun. What this unit actually consists of is 500 individual Ultra Bright 5mm LED bulbs in a lamp with 4 barndoors, a 2-way switch , two color temperatures, and a 13-foot long power cord. This unit is both extremely light and super bright, especially for the cash you're going to lay down on it.

Continue Reading

Loop Mummy iPhone 5 case Review

Loop Mummy iPhone 5 case Review

It's time to take another peek at one of the strangest and surprisingly year-round-appropriate cases for the iPhone, that being the Loop "Mummy". We've had a look at this case as it resided on the iPhone 4/4S, now it's time to see how well the Loop team made the concept fit with the iPhone 5. This case is made not just for Halloween, but for all seasons in which you want to get fashionable with silicone on your iPhone - and with a few card-holding bandages to boot.

Continue Reading

Bodyguardz iPhone 5 Pure Premium Glass Screen Protector Review

Bodyguardz iPhone 5 Pure Premium Glass Screen Protector Review

The folks at Bodyguardz have created an all-glass screen protector for the iPhone 5 that's only the second such solution on the market we've seen after the Spigen SGP GLAS.t and tR - blink and you might mistake one for the other. This is essentially a whole extra pane of glass that you place on top of your standard iPhone screen with slightly rounded corners and cut-out holes for your home button and earpiece. This version of the glass screen protector comes in at .4mm thick and boasts at 8H+ surface hardness, too.

Continue Reading

Eton FRX3 hand turbine Radio and USB Charger Review

Eton FRX3 hand turbine Radio and USB Charger Review

It's time to get ready for the inevitable zombie apocalypse now that we've passed by the Mayan end of the universe - what better way to do it than with your own self-chargeable AM/FM/NOAA weather ALERT radio, USB smart phone charger, and LED flashlight. This machine goes by the name Eton FRX3 and comes in two fashionably powerful shades: black/gray/yellow and red/gray. Up top you've got a solar charging panel, on the side you've got a hand-crank turbine, and on the inside you've got both a place for batteries of your own and the single rechargeable Ni-MH pack you'll be pumping up with the crank.

Continue Reading

KAKKOii WOW Bluetooth speaker Review

KAKKOii WOW Bluetooth speaker Review

Welcome to the modern boombox, a brightly colored speaker from KAKKOii (Japanese for "cool") that connects with Bluetooth and goes by the name WOW! This speaker is also known as Without Wires and - surprise - connects directly to your smart device with Bluetooth and plays all the audio you want, like mad! The biggest draws you're about to see here are durability, uniqueness in form factor, and sound power.

Continue Reading