Accessories

Breathometer is a mini breathalyzer for your smartphone

Breathometer is a mini breathalyzer for your smartphone

When you're out with your friends late at night, it's easy to lose sight on how much alcohol you consumed, and sometimes your blood alcohol level can be over the legal limit even if you don't feel drunk and think you can drive, which can be a regretful mistake that you'll think long and hard about when you're in handcuffs. However, a new accessory called the Breathometer aims to help folks figure out their blood alcohol level before they decide to get behind the wheel.

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Automatic Link sends car diagnostics to your iPhone

Automatic Link sends car diagnostics to your iPhone

While most vehicles are equipped with computers that can provide diagnostic information to mechanics, the owners of the cars don't usually have the resources to get that kind of information for themselves. However, a new Bluetooth dongle that attaches to your car's onboard diagnostics (OBD) port allows you send diagnostic information about your car to your iPhone.

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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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I Bought A Purse

I Bought A Purse

I bought a bag. It looks like a purse. It's my fault. I knew this was a distinct possibility, but I went ahead and ordered it anyway. I skipped a few bags trying to play themselves of as satchels. Even the one branded "Indy," in honor of Indiana Jones wasn't fooling anyone. I've played the satchel game before and ended up wearing a purse. This time I thought I would go for a carrying case instead. A carrying case I bought, and a carrying case arrived. Unfortunately, my carrying case looks like a purse.

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olloclip adapter for iPod Touch now available

olloclip adapter for iPod Touch now available

olloclip has announced a nifty adapter for the 5th-generation and 4th-generation iPod Touch that allows the olloclip lens system to be attached to the portable media player. Currently, olloclip is only available for the iPhone 5 and the iPhone 4/4S, but with an adapter, the iPhone 5 version can work with the 5th-gen iPod Touch, and the iPhone 4/4S version can work with the 4th-gen iPod Touch.

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