Square Launches New Accessory Program with Griffin as First Partner

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Square, the company behind the popular credit card reader accessory for the iPhone and Android, has partnered up with Griffin to offer the first accessory in Square’s new “Works with Square” program. Surprise, surprise: it’s an iPhone case. The Griffin Merchant Case works with the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5, and while you would think […]

Moshi Versacover for Still Better than Apple Smartcase

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Our favorite iPad mini case comes from Moshi and costs less than Apple’s thin and lightweight Apple Smart Case, while working better than the Apple offering. The Moshi VersaCover does everything the Smart Case does, but adds a nice trick with a folding cover that sets up the iPad in more angles than the Apple […]

TYLT RUGGD Case for iPad Air

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The rugged iPad case market heated up in the last year with plenty of contenders trying to dethrone Otterbox, the king of the extreme environment protection cases. We present the next contender: the TYLT RUGGD case for iPad Air. This shock proof case promises to keep the new iPad Air safe while adding little bulk […]

Best Xbox One Accessories

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The Xbox One has been on the market for several weeks now, but the console is still very young. However, plenty of Xbox One accessories are already available and we should expect more to come in the next few months, but the gear that’s available now is more than enough to please the appetites of […]

Livescribe 3 Smart Pen Review

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The Livescribe smart pen allows users to combine the analog with digital to more effectively capture handwritten notes and drawings, something that could be difficult on a smartphone. We’ve seen various attempts in the past from different companies to allow a similar paradigm, including Evernote, which allows users to ‘scan’ in their Moleskin journals using […]

10 Great Samsung Galaxy S4 Stocking Stuffers

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The holiday season and Christmas shopping can be stressful for some, especially when you’re shopping for a family member that is the “techie” of the group or that has everything already. Since the Samsung Galaxy S4 is one of the most popular smartphones on the planet, owned by millions, a few stocking stuffer ideas specific […]

Samsung Takes On Sony Playstation PSP with Mobile GamePad for Android

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Samsung is looking to take on mobile gaming consoles like the Nintendo DS and Sony’s Playstation PSP with its new GamePad for Android phones. The Smartphone GamePad and Mobile Console was announced in South Korea by Samsung and is currently available in select European markets and Samsung is promising that availability will hit more regions […]

Best Nexus 5 Cases

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Cases are a dime a dozen these days with a flagship device like the Nexus 5, and there are far too many cases and skins to count. Not to mention a few more launch almost every week or two that claim to offer something different, or better protection. Even though the case options aren’t as […]

Plantronics BackBeat Go 2 Wireless Earbuds Review

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Bluetooth headsets provide convenience but often at the cost of sound quality. The refreshed Plantronics BackBeat Go 2 Wireless Earbuds give users both quality and convenience in a comfortable and useful set of earbuds. In our review of the original version of these earbuds our editor called them a great accessory for iPad and tablet […]

Typo Keyboard for iPhone: Crack-Berry Cure or BlackBerry Death?

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Late this week, some interesting BlackBerry news surfaced, with one being Canadian-born pop singer Justin Bieber could have been the face of BlackBerry rather than creative director for the brand Alicia Keys. The second BlackBerry news, and perhaps one that is more interesting to the tech community, is that Ryan Seacrest is looking to kill […]

New USB Plug to Be Smaller and Reversible

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For the first time in the history of USB, a new USB plug will change course and will be designed differently than past iterations, getting rid of the infamous “duck bill” look in favor of a smaller and reversible plug that will make it easier to connect devices. The new plug is called Type-C, and it’s […]

Xbox One Headset: The Accessory No One Is Talking About

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For the first time in Xbox history, an Xbox console comes with a headset bundled in by default. The Xbox One sadly doesn’t come with two controllers, but Microsoft thinks they can make it up with an included headset, and it’s easy to see why: the Xbox One relies on voice chat more than the […]

Staad Backpack from WaterField Designs Review

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The Staad Backpack from WaterField Designs looks great and feels comfortable while wearing it, even with a load stored inside. The style of this computer backpack reminds one of something worn by an old west courier during the 1800s frontier days. The bag offers a lot of room and comes in two sizes. WaterField Designs created […]

iPad Air Smart Cover Review

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The new iPad Air launched today and with it came a few accessories like the iPad Air Smart Cover. It looks a lot like the earlier models and the design mimics the iPad mini smart cover exactly, with a larger size to fit the bigger iPad Air. We opened the light blue iPad Air Smart […]

How to Connect Bluetooth Accessories to iOS 7 Devices

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The world is overflowing with Bluetooth accessories, with products like headphones, speakers, keyboards and mice. It’s one of the most popular forms of wireless and most users prefer Bluetooth peripherals over RF wireless simply because there’s no receiver dongle that they have to deal with; they just connect it to their device and off they […]

Logitech and Belkin Reveal New iPad Air Keyboard Covers

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Apple didn’t announce a keyboard cover for the new iPads last week like we originally suspected, but third-party accessory makers have come to the rescue with products of their own. Both Logitech and Belkin revealed new keyboard covers made for the iPad air, which was announced last week and will begin selling this Friday. As […]

Nexus 5 Cases Sneak Out Ahead of Release

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The Nexus 5 isn’t official but it looks like Nexus 5 cases have managed to sneak out ahead of its release date with Spigen cases now available to buy on Amazon with orders set to arrive as early as tomorrow for those that order today. Nexus 5 rumors have been flying around for weeks now […]

New iPad Air Smart Cover and Smart Case Announced

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Apple announced new iPads today, including a new iPad that the company is calling the iPad Air, which is the first time that Apple has named an iPad something other than just “iPad.” Along with the iPad Air, Apple announced new versions of its Smart Cover and Smart Case, and they’ll be available to order […]

iPad Keyboard Cover in the Works, Says Former Apple Employee

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Apple is currently testing prototypes of different iPad keyboard covers that may get announced at tomorrow’s iPad event, according to former Apple employee Jamie Ryan. He says that he’s been talking with several current Apple employees about the new products and says that the company has been testing keyboard cover prototypes for a while. It’s […]

GreatShield LEGACY Series for iPhone 5s Others Review

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We like the GreatShield LEGACY Series for iPhone 5s because it’s a shock absorbing case with a kickstand on the back and a unique look. We get this all for a very low price. We tested out a couple of GreatShield’s LEGACY Series cases, including the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s version, as well as […]