Satachi SCH-121 Review: Cup Holder Mount for Smartphones and Tablets

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The Satachi SCH-121 Cup Holder Mount promises to keep your smartphone or tablet in place while driving by holding it in your car’s cup holder. It fits almost any smartphone or tablet thanks to two included brackets that adjust to fit your device. But how stable will your device be while in the cupholder? Pros Adjustable […]

Juice Tank for iPhone Integrates Wall Charger Into Hard Case

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We’ve seen various hard cases for Apple’s iPhone that integrates a battery for extended use–like Mophie’s Juice Pack–and now a Kickstarter project is looking to take on the battery situation on phones with a slightly different approach. Like Mophie’s Juice Pack, the Juice Tank has a hard polycarbonate shell that should offer some protection to […]

Apple Ready to Shrink Dock Connector on Next iDevice

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According to iMore, Apple is ready to abandon the classic dock connector that debuted since the iPod on next-generation iOS devices. The new dock connector would be smaller and would therefore not be backward-compatible with the old dock connectors in use today, creating new opportunities for accessories-manufacturers as well as Apple to create products and […]

Samsung Readies High-End Galaxy Smartphone Speaker Dock With Analog Audio

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Audio seems to be the next big thing to differentiate smartphones and tablets. Manufacturers have partnered with SRS Audio, Dolby Labs, Monster (via Nokia accessories), and even Beats Audio (through HTC smartphones) to deliver better tunes ‘just as the artist intended’ on mobile devices. Now, Samsung is taking it a step further with its own […]

LightPad Accessory Piggybacks on Lapdock Concept, But With 60-Inch Display

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Similar to Motorola’s Lapdock accessory that converts any of the company’s Webtop-enabled Android smartphone into a lightweight protable netbook with an 11-inch screen, the LightPad concept gives users the transforming experience and even greater flexibility. Plug in a compatible smartphone, and LightPad will offer users a physical keyboard and a rear-projected 11-inch display in netbook […]

PowerBag Charges Your Phones and Tablets on the Go

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Are you constantly running out of power on your smartphones, tablets and eReaders? If you have a 4G LTE smartphone you definitely answered yes. Even if you have an older device, if you are a heavy user, you probably run out of power more often than you’d like. While you could get a special case […]

More Galaxy Nexus Accessories Show Up At Verizon Stores Ahead of Launch

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In advance of Verizon Wireless’ launch of the 4G LTE Google Galaxy Nexus by Samsung, the device’s accessories have begun to appear at the carrier’s store. It seems that Verizon has been sending cases and accessories to its storefront recently in advance of launches for some anticipated devices, and the Galaxy Nexus is no exception. […]

Verizon Motorola Droid 4 Accessories Leak Ahead of Launch

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Verizon’s Droid 4 leaks get better every time. After an anticipated, yet still unofficial, launch date of December 8, we are now seeing some of the compatible accessories that will be available for this Webtop-enabled smartphone. The first accessory is a Lapdock 100, which is a more compact and lighter accessory that converts your smartphone […]

My Favorite Part About the Droid RAZR: Its Charger

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Our own Ms. Bradford will be giving the Droid RAZR from Motorola a detailed spin, so check back on GottaBeMobile.com for a full review soon. In the meantime, however, I want to share one of my favorite features about the hotly anticipated new Motorola and Verizon Wireless flagship, and it’s not what you expect. There […]

PlugBug Charges Your MacBook, iPad and iPhone With A Single Plug

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File this one under, awesome accessories for travelers. The PlugBug is a small adapter that attaches to your Apple notebook power adapter and adds a USB charger capable of charging your iPhone or iPad. The add-on couples to your Apple charger, in place of the extension cord or plug adapter, allowing you to leave one of your […]

MacBook-esque Laptop Dock for Transformer Prime Spotted

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Though Asus had flashed the new, second-generation Eee Pad Transformer, called the Transformer Prime, earlier this month in Asia on stage at AsiaD, we are now finally seeing photos of the tablet’s laptop dock up close. The Laptop Dock borrows its visual cues from the company’s new Zenbook ultrabook notebook, with an aluminum colored shell […]

CTIA: Lapdock 100 Hands-On for Sprint Photon 4G, Coming 10/21 (Video)

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At the CTIA trade show in San Diego, California, Sprint had a Lapdock 100 on display that’s compatible with the Webtop-enabled Motorola Photon 4G Android smartphone. The Lapdock, when connected to the Photon 4G’s micro USB and HDMI ports, brings out the Webtop environment, allowing users to experience their smartphones on a larger, laptop-like display, […]

AT&T Announces Five New Android Smartphones: Motorola ATRIX 2, Samsung DoubleTime, Samsung Captivate Glide, Pantech Pocket and prepaid AT&T Avail

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On the eve of 2011′s Fall CTIA, U.S. GSM carrier AT&T has announced five new Android smartphones, which brings the count of this year’s Android lineup for the carrier up to 19 devices. The five new devices include the Motorola ATRIX 2, Samsung DoubleTime, Samsung Captivate Glide, Pantech Pocket and prepaid AT&T Avail. First up is […]

CableJive dockBoss+ Allows Android to Rock Tunes on iPhone Speaker Docks

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If you’ve bought an expensive sound system that connects to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch dock and decided you want to leave the iOS ecosystem, you can now re-use your speaker accessories with your latest smartphone thanks to a connector accessory. The CableJive dockBoss+ essentially has a 3.5 mm headphone jack and microUSB port […]

Would You Use a SmartCover Style Keyboard for the iPhone?

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The iPhone is known as a phone without a physical keyboard, and it will likely never have one built-in, but that hasn’t stopped designers from trying to add a physical keyboard to the iPhone. Most of these are bulky and boxy, but the SmartKeyboard concept from Jing Yang is an impressively thin and inventive way to add a physical keyboard to the iPhone. Taking design cues from […]

Need Attention? Buy a POP Phone

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We found the perfect mobile phone accessory if you miss untangling phone cords and holding a giant receiver between your cheek and shoulder. The POP Phone plugs into an iPhone, or any other device with a similar connector, and operates just like most other headsets… minus the whole hands-free thing. Besides acting as a conversation […]

Motorola Reveals Droid Bionic’s Webtop Accessory Solutions

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We’ve heard about the leaked pricing for the Droid Bionic (with two-year activation) and accessories bundle at Costco, and now we’re hearing more information about the flagship Motorola Droid device with its innovative Webtop solutions that could be enabled through a variety of Motorola-made accessories. In a leak obtained by Droid-life, it appears that Motorola […]