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Oct 022014
 

DeLorme InReach GPS Exporer With Two-Way Satellite Communicator
Sometimes, when you’re outdooring far away from civilization, most modern technology hardware becomes as useless as a river stone! Just imagine how your iPhone or iPad would help you out-there in the middle of a mountain with no internet connection or power outlet to charge twice a day! Of course, you can still use it to listen some music, read a book and an article saved via Instapaper or even to get some GPS coordinates, but that’s pretty much it!

Here’s where the dedicated hardware like the DeLorme InReach Explorer series come into the game! The Two-Way DeLorme InReach Satellite Communicator (model ID AG-008727-201) is a complete gadget designed to make your life in wilderness easier. The device comes with various sensors (digital compass, barometric altimeter and accelerometer) on-board which allow you to track trip statistics as well as get useful info about the voyage, color screen GPS navigation with route creation, waypoint and tracks history, is waterproof/dustproof (IP67; standard submersion to 1 meter for 30 minutes) and impact-resistant (Mil-STD-810G for shock) and sports an internal rechargeable battery which allows up to 100 hours of usage in normal conditions.

The Delorme InReach AG-008727-201 can be used to send and receive emails and SMS via the built-in satellite communication chip or can be paired via Bluetooth to iPhone, iPad and most Android devices out-there. A contract-free (minimum 30-day commitment) or annual satellite subscription plan is required for use (plans starting at $11.95 US per month).

$379 | BUY NOW
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Sep 092014
 

Yo, The Box That Transforms Your Smartphone Into a BoomBox
Berlin BoomBox is a German company specialized in creating partially recycled cardboard boomboxes for smartphones and MP3 players. Yeap, you read it right … now you can transform that shiny new iPhone into a real boombox!!!

Their latest series, the Yo! MTV Raps BoomBox is built to pay a tribute to the greatest Hip Hop show in the TV history and features a cool 90’s design with vibrant colors and patterns! Don’t worry, if you’re not much into 90’s Rap, there’s a plain beige version available as well as a design-it-yourself model.

ALSO CHECK the Get Into The Beat With The Beat Booster Wireless Boom For iPhone and iPad.

On the technical side, the Berlin Boombox is made of 3mm, double layer cardboard and features a stereo amplifier (Class D SMD, 2×5 watts, 92% efficiency), two Mivoc Pro speakers (75mm/3” full range 4 Ohm, 60 – 20.000 Hz), is powered by 3AA batteries and connects to any smartphone and tablet (including iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Mobile phones and tablets) and MP3 player (including iPod and iPod Touch) via a 3.5mm audio jack.

Check it out and get one … You never know … Eminem once said: “The truth is you don’t know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed.

$102 | BUY NOW
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Aug 202014
 

Chivote iCollection - Smart Leather Gear For iPhone, iPad And Mac

The iCollection from Chivote is cool collection of premium leather cases designed to protect all your Apple gadgets!

Yes, I know, the market is already crowded by thousands and thousands of cool cases and sleeves for your bellowed iPhone, your iPad or your Mac! So what sets the Chivote iCollection apart from the crowd? Other than the smart functional design, the handmade build, the premium vegetable tanned leather used to manufacture the gear and the decent pricing – we like that we can “dress” all our gadgets in the same style! The iCollection is composed of three protective cases – an iPhone / iPod Touch model which also includes a rear pocket for storing a couple of credit cards and bills, an iPad protective case which doubles as a tablet stand and a MacBook leather case and stand designed to protect the 13″ and 15″ Apple laptop models!

ALSO CHECK the Hard Graft Draw iPhone Case and the Makr iPad Leather Attache we spoke about earlier.

Cool, isn’t it? The Chivote iCollection is in project mode at Kickstarter and you can secure the entire collection for iPhone, iPad and Mac for an early bird price of $156 US. The cases are also available individually.

$156 | BUY NOW
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Aug 182014
 

Garmin Approach S6 (010-01195-00) GPS Golf Watch
The internet is full of tips and tricks on how to improve your golf game! But why not taking your training in the digital world of the 21st century?
The Garmin Approach S6 was designed to do just that! The Approach S4 golf watch comes with ove 30,000 international course maps on-board, a GPS sensor to help you position and find your yardage and shot direction and an array of functions such as SwingStrength , SwingTempo, TempoTrainer, yardages to front, back and middle of and so on …, to help you get a better player!

ALSO CHECK the Golf Personal GPS Caddy and the Golf Grip Trainer we featured earlier.

As a cool addition, the Garmin Approach S6 also allows receive emails, text messages and notifications from your iPhone and iPad! A real golf oriented smartwatch!

Let’s hear your thoughts bellow in the comments! Would you use a such virtual assistant to help you improve your swing?

$399,99 | BUY NOW
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Aug 122014
 

Mobile Home - Or How To Use Siri On Your iPhone While Driving Without Taking Your Eyes From The Road [Product Review]
The Mobile Home is one of those gadgets you don’t even know you need, until you use it. It is designed to improve your existing car hands-free system, help you to easier interact with your iPhone Personal Assistant, Siri and allow you to use your phone while driving, making sure your hands stay on the steering wheel and your eyes on the road in front of you!

The Mobile Home arrived quickly by priority mail. The package contains one unit of the Mobile Home with a full set of accessories including a metal visor clip, Velcro band sticky back fasteners if you prefer to mount the mobile home anywhere else then on your car’s visor and two CR2450 (each battery is good for around 6 months under normal use conditions) – low priced replacements available here.
The device is very simple to use – simply unpack it, hit the pairing button for a couple of seconds to allow the Bluetooth connection setup, fix the unit in your car and you’re ready to go. The Mobile Home is compatible with any iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad with Siri enabled (some functions may vary though based on your phone or tablet’s setup) and will allow you interact with Siri just as you would do it directly from your device.
Cool and useful, check it out on the manufacturer’s website …

$79 | BUY NOW
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Aug 112014
 

Bee Towers Universal Tablet Stand by XARMotion

We are always on the lookout for a good tablet stand! Here’s what we usually look for when checking out new stand: ease in accommodating various sized tablets (from 7″ mini tablets to the 9.7″ iPad and the 10.1″ Android tablets); fully adjustable to reach most positions without the need of moving it around; strong build to resist wear and stress at home and office and universal design to fit into the decor.

During the past two weeks I had the pleasure to use and test the Xar Motion Bee Towers.
This stand has 6 adjustment points that allow users to place the table in almost any position. You can raise or lower the tablet height, twist or tilt the tablet holder, extend the telescopic arm to extend your reach, spin the arm 360 degrees to get the best view, and so on… (check the video in the post for an extensive walk-through of of all features).

The Bee Towers is designed to work with all tablet sizes. You can adjust the tablet holder to fit any tablet sized between from 7″ to 10.1″ (this includes Google Nexus 7, the iPad and the most Android and Windows tablets out there). Mounting the holder was an easy job and did not require any special tools (check the mounting instructions in the pics below). Simply screw the arm into the base, snap the base cover in position, mount the tablet holder onto the upper side of the arm and you’re ready to go. The rest is simply a question of adjusting the holder to the desired position.

The XAR Motion Bee Towers is well built and does a good job as floor tablet stand. It comes in two color versions (blue-orange and blue-black) as well as a metal base version. For more details about the Bee Towers or to order one check the XAR Motion website.

$199 | BUY NOW
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Aug 072014
 

Bluetooth NES Controller For iPhone, Android And Windows Mobile Gadgets
Still in love with the retro gaming style? Ad a retro feel to your modern gaming with the Bluetooth NES controller for smartphones and tablets.
The 8BitDo controller natively works via wireless Bluetooth connection with all iOs devices including iPhone and iPad, Android smartphones and tablets and Windows Mobile gadgets. Styled as the original NES controller, the 8BitDo gamepad has programmable keys, dual-mode support, USB connectivity in case you want to hook it up to a non-Bluetooth gadget such as an older laptop, a 480 mAh rechargeable battery which allows up to 20 hours of game playing, built-in CPU for firmware upgrades and extended compatibility and features touch screen simulation, very useful with those modern, pure touch-screen games!

And, to make things easier for you, the NES controller comes with an Xtander base which allows you to stand up touch screen devices and play with ease.
Amazing, isn’t it? What are you waiting for … Go get one right away and revive that old-times-retro-gaming feeling you’re still craving for …

$39.99 | BUY NOW
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