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Mophie Juice Pack Plus straps a 2100mAh battery to your iPhone 5

Mophie Juice Pack Plus straps a 2100mAh battery to your iPhone 5

Mophie has been making battery cases for various smartphones for a number of years that extend the runtime between charges. Some of the most popular battery cases that the company offers are designed for Apple's range of iPhones including the new iPhone 5. Mophie has announced a new battery case for the iPhone 5 that promises to significantly increase the runtime of the device.

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Nokia DC-18 external charger is like a Live Tile for power-ups

Nokia DC-18 external charger is like a Live Tile for power-ups

Nokia's Asha 501 may be catching the attention this morning for its slick design and $99 price, but the new DC-18 charger isn't going to let a smartphone get all the style kudos. It may only be an external power pack, but the Universal Portable USB Charger DC-18 manages to look better than most such bricks we've seen, though its 1,720 mAh capacity probably means you'll only get a single recharge out of it.

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Stinky Gaming Footboard meets funding goal

Stinky Gaming Footboard meets funding goal

Back in late March, I talked about a new gaming peripheral but it turned up on Crown source funding site Kickstarter called the Stinky Gaming Footboard. The device was a gaming controller that allows you to use your feet to and control input to various video games. The project was originally seeking $75,000.

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Pyle PBTR70 turns your iPod dock into a Bluetooth speaker

Pyle PBTR70 turns your iPod dock into a Bluetooth speaker

If you've been using the iPhone for a long time and upgraded to the iPhone 5 when it launched, I'd wager you have a number of accessories, such as speaker docks, in your house or office that you can no longer use. That's because the iPhone 5 went to a new docking adapter that is incompatible with previous generation chargers and accessories without using an Apple adapter. That adapter isn't exactly an attractive solution and may not work with some speaker docks.

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Adonit launches Jot Touch 4 stylus for iPad users

Adonit launches Jot Touch 4 stylus for iPad users

There are a lot of things you can do with the tablet such as the iPad other than simply surfing the Internet, replying to e-mails, and watching video. Many professional and semiprofessional artists all around the world use iPads and other tablets as digital art books. You can draw on these tablets with various applications using your fingers or other accessories.

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Mophie Juice Pack for HTC One offers to double your Zoe-time

Mophie Juice Pack for HTC One offers to double your Zoe-time

Mophie may be best known for its Juice packs for the iPhone, but the company has made one of its rare Android detours with a battery case for the HTC One. Shipping now, in black at least, the Mophie Juice Pack for the HTC One squeezes a 2,500 mAh battery - 200 mAh more than the One itself has - into a bow-backed shell for the smartphone, that the company claims can boost runtime by 100-percent.

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Belkin Thunderbolt Express Dock finally arrives, only seven months late

Belkin Thunderbolt Express Dock finally arrives, only seven months late

It's taken a while - a very long while - but Belkin's Thunderbolt Express Dock has finally hit shelves, offering Mac users a simple way to hook up a workstation's-worth of peripherals by stringing a single cable. First announced back in January 2012, and clearly missing its original release date in September of the same year, the $299.99 Thunderbolt Express Dock offers three USB 3.0 ports, gigabit ethernet, and a pass-through Thunderbolt connector of its own, among other things.

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ProScope Micro Mobile adds a microscope to your iPhone or iPad

ProScope Micro Mobile adds a microscope to your iPhone or iPad

When it comes to accessories for your iPhone or iPad, there really are accessories for every need. If you need to be able to attach a microscope over the camera lens of your iPhone or iPad, there is an accessory for that. A company called Bodelin Technologies has introduced a new accessory for the iPhone and iPad called the ProScope Micro Mobile.

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Helix portable battery has 11,000 mAh of power

Helix portable battery has 11,000 mAh of power

If you travel with a lot of gadgets, you know that can be a challenge to keep them powered up. If you're roaming using something like an iPhone and you make a bunch of calls or get bored and play a game while waiting for your plane to land, your phone can be almost dead before you know it. If you don't have access to an outlet or some sort portable battery you could end up out of touch for an entire day.

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Logitech FabricSkin Keyboard Folio borrows Surface RT style for iPad

Logitech FabricSkin Keyboard Folio borrows Surface RT style for iPad

Keyboard cases for the iPad are nothing new, there are plenty of them on the market today. That doesn't mean there isn't room for new offerings that are either easier-to-use, better looking, or more durable. Logitech has unveiled a new keyboard cover called the FabricSkin Keyboard Folio that brings the style of the Microsoft Surface RT to your iPad.

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OtterBox iPhone 4/4S Defender Series case with iON now available

OtterBox iPhone 4/4S Defender Series case with iON now available

If you use an iPhone 4/4S and need more runtime for your smartphone a new battery case has launched from OtterBox. The battery case is called the iPhone 4/4S Defender Series with iON Intelligence. We saw this device when it was a prototype back during CES in January.

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Apotop DW09 Wi-Reader makes it easy to transfer data to and from iOS devices

Apotop DW09 Wi-Reader makes it easy to transfer data to and from iOS devices

It can be very tricky to get information to and from Apple gadgets since Apple doesn't include a memory card slot. On many of the Android devices on the market all you need do to get information off the smartphone or tablet or onto it is take out the memory card, slip it into your reader, and transfer it to or from your computer. You have to go through more steps to do that same thing for iPhones.

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