Apps, Smartphones, Tablets & Accessories

Mobile Devices Get Their Own Outlet with SnapPower

  Check It Out or Buy on Amazon (Paid Link)   I recently discovered a new term, "Wall Warts". You probably have them in your house; mobile device chargers that make furniture placement impossible and tie-up outlets while your device grabs some power. SnapPower has designed a cure for wall warts: an outlet wall cover offering a low profile built-in charging port for any device that uses USB charging cables. The cover uses two prongs on the inside of the plate to draw power from the existing receptacle wiring screws making installation as easy as removing the old cover and snapping in the new. Each charger [...]

Prynt Smartphone Case for Instant Photo Printing

  Check It Out or Buy on Amazon (Paid Link)   Polaroid cameras were so much fun because in an instant, you could grab a snapshot and share a real, physical photo keepsake memory. Prynt is bringing back the days of instant photography, this time as a smartphone case. Prynt is as easy to use as any camera by simply docking your smartphone, grabbing the perfect shot and in a matter of seconds; a photo is printed from the case. Prynt works by using thermal technology that heats a special photo paper to precise temperatures, which allows the ink that is already embedded in the paper [...]

NVC Makes the Case for Night Vision on an iPhone 6

  If you have a need to see in complete darkness but do not want to carry around night vision goggles everywhere with you, a better option might be a new iPhone 6 case from MSM Labs. NVC transforms your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus into a super-spy gadget enabling high definition pictures and video to be captured in complete darkness. The camera uses special Infrared LEDs for vision in complete darkness and provides a range of thirty feet or can be turned off for passive viewing using ambient light. The case itself is a complete capture system meaning that while it is designed to be a case, it can also [...]

Carry on Bluesmart and Connect with Your Bag

  Check It Out or Buy on Amazon (Paid Link)   When you travel, your carry-on bag should do more than just sit there waiting to board. Bluesmart is the first connected suitcase that will become your personal travel assistant at every leg of your journey. Bluesmart is a TSA and airline approved smart device connected suitcase that can do a number of tasks taking the hassle and stress out of your next trip. From the moment you pack, the handle has a built in scale that will determine the weight of your bag keeping you within the airline's limit. The bag can be locked and [...]

iPhone 6 Cases from Lunatik Offering Complete Protection

  One of the first people to grab an iPhone 6 dropped it on the ground on television, because, gravity happens. If you want to protect your new iPhone 6, there are a couple of new options from Lunatik protecting your phone from more than just drops. Taktik 360 and Aquatik are two new cases that will protect your phone from drops, water and dust while maintaining the usability of every phone feature. Both cases use Corning Gorilla glass to protect the screen of the phone and an interior suspension core protection lattice combined with an edge impact bumper to protect against drops. The difference between these two waterproof, dust-proof and [...]

Connectivity is at Hand with a MOTA SmartRing

  You have an important business meeting happening right now and you are expecting a very important email. How do you discretely stay connected without looking at your phone and distracting everyone at the meeting? With a MOTA SmartRing. The MOTA SmartRing pairs with your smart device through Bluetooth and allows connectivity to all your important notifications without constantly checking your phone. The ring uses a gentle vibration to notify the wearer that a new notification has been received and a small touch-screen to swipe through important messages. Notifications are completely customizable so you can target calls, emails, calendar appointments or any of the notifications you want to see, like texts, [...]

Doodles Become Digital Instantly with the Equil Smartpen

  Check It Out or Buy on Amazon (Paid Link)   Great ideas happen when pen meets paper and doodles become more than drawings, they become vision. The Equil Smartpen digitizes your doodles, notes and drawings instantly so they can be shared electronically. The Equil Smartpen is more than just a workable pen or device stylus, it uses ultrasound and infrared to accurately capture everything you write. The pen uses a receiver giving the user the ability to capture and store thousands of pages and then transfer those pages to different apps, pairing to a device through Bluetooth. The Equil Note application uses handwriting recognition to [...]

goTenna Enables Communication without Cell Service

  Check It Out or Buy on Amazon (Paid Link)   Getting away from it all usually includes any reliable cell service, making communication very difficult, unless you are using goTenna. goTenna utilizes the Multi-Use Radio Service (MURS) frequencies to communicate short distances between two smartphones when no cell service is available. It pairs with a smartphone through an application using Bluetooth-LE enabling the user to send text messages and location details. goTenna acts like other antennas in that the range can be affected by both obstacles and altitude, giving the unit a maximum range of fifty miles under perfect conditions. Broadcasts from the goTenna will [...]

FuelBox is Mobile Power at Home or On the Go

  FuelBox is one of the more elegant mobile power charging solutions I have seen in a while combining device charging at home and on-the-go in one complete system. FuelBox is a mobile power device charging solution that uses a docking, "powerStation" and an easily transportable, "boostPack". The powerStation plugs directly into a standard outlet acting as a surge protector for anything using the outlet for power. The boostPack docks to the top of the powerStation using a magnetic connector and is capable of providing approximately 25 hours of extra battery life for mobile devices when fully charged. The best part about using FuelBox is there are no cords; both components [...]