In order to relieve ourselves of the burdens of mobile batteries, we burden our bags or even pockets with the bulk and heft of chargers and external batteries. Enter Chargerito, a charger that goes the other way and aims to be the world's smallest wall charger.
Digital photography isn't all just about megapixels, which some smartphone OEMs would like you to otherwise think. But even then the iPhone's cameras could perhaps do a bit better. That's were Relonch comes in, an iPhone accessory that its makers claim lets you take Magazine-class photos and instantly upload them to the cloud, hopefully only if you tell it to.
You have to do something slick if you want to stand out as a portable battery pack these days, and Motorola thinks it has the answer with the Power Pack Micro. At just 1,500 mAh it certainly isn’t the largest battery for your bag we’ve seen, but the fabric-clad block makes up for it in other ways.
For mobile tech, a notification light is one of those handy reminders that something is going on that you need to check out. You don’t need to even be online, or have the app open — your phone checks up on things for you! Why should the phone have all the fun, though? With the blink(1), it doesn’t have to.
The Moto Skip is a slick accessory that is well designed. The problem is, the technology backing it is a touch dated. The NFC tag would let Moto X users do things like unlock their phone with a tap, but even on launch it was a dated concept. A new FCC filing shows that Motorola may be getting with the times, and revamping their Skip accessory to make sense in a BLE world.
LG is out to prove the Quick Circle case for their flagship G3 is “as much about fun as function”. To hit that point home, they’ve announced a new game for their device. More specifically, the game is for the G3’s Quick Circle case. Instead of getting simple notifications via the case port, you’ll now be able to game as well.
Android devices (and probably the iPhone, too) are getting larger, and that’s not a trend that will cease any time soon. Finding a mount for your car that can accommodate your girthy smartphone may not be easy. So many still cater to smaller phones, but an update to the popular Airframe changes that. The new Airframe+ will hang onto your plus-size phone just fine, and is the lowest profile mount we’ve ever seen.
Even when you go camping, you take your smartphone. For the drive up, or back down — maybe even for the compass app — a smartphone is still good out in the middle of nowhere. What it’s still poor at, however, is communicating. That’s where goTenna comes in.
As previously rumored, T-Mobile has brought their equipment installment plan (EIP) to accessories. Starting July 20, you can pay for a set of earbuds the same way you do for a phone: monthly. As T-Mobile puts it, “our Un-carrier commitment to choice extends beyond phones and tablets to the accessories that make them more personal.”
Wiimote, PS Eye/Camera/Move, Kinect, Oculus VR. Gaming, at least the hardcore kind, is moving towards a trend that ditches controllers and screens for the instruments that we already have: our bodies. But while our eyes, ears, and hands are more less fooled and pulled into the illusion, the rest of our bodies aren't so much. Until now, that is. Introducing KOR-FX, a gaming vest with a haptic feedback system. In short, it lets your upper torso feel almost everything you should be feeling if you were actually living inside the game.