Lightning Cables: Cheaper, Better iPhone 5 & iPad 4 Charging Cables


Now that Apple lets companies in the Made for iPhone program create Lightning accessories, a number of accessory makers have their own Lightning cables. These third-party Lightning accessories are generally less expensive than Apple’s $19 cable, or offer varying lengths to fit users’ needs. While there are some very inexpensive Lightning cables around the Internet, […]

Scosche Lightning Cables for iPhone and iPad Charge in Car or Home

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Accessory maker Scosche just announced a set of Scosche Lightning cables that will charge the iPhone 5, iPad mini and new 4th generation iPad with Retina Display. Most come at a slightly lower cost than what buyers can get from Apple. Two of the three models of Lightning cables come in both a 5-watt and higher […]

Scosche Announces iPhone 5 Car Chargers & Lightning Cables

iPhone 5 car charger scosche

Today Scosche announced its first lineup of new Lightning cables including a number of iPhone 5 car chargers. Just in time for the holidays Scosche has a total of six Lightning cables and accessories coming soon, each with Apple’s Made for iPhone or Made for iPad designation. The six accessories are part of Scocsche’s strikeDRIVE, […]

Scosche cellCONTROL Stops You From Texting While Driving


Despite laws against it, despite PSAs and documentaries that show the dangers, despite all common sense, there are still tons of people out there engaging in dangerous activities such as texting or web surfing with their phones while driving. If you can’t exercise any self-control to end this behavior or want to help someone else […]

30 Amazing iPad 2 Cases, Covers and Skins

Lifeproof iPad 2 Case

The iPad 2 remains the most popular tablet out there, and with popularity comes a plethora of cases, covers and skins. I’ve rounded up 30 of the most useful, creative and good looking iPad 2 cases I could find to help you protect your iPad in style. (Read: iPad 2 Review) Some of these options are expensive, […]

RDTX-Pro Radiation Detector from Scosche Lets Your iPhone Hunt Hotspots

RDTX Pro Radiation Detector for iPhone

iPhone users worried about radiation now have a solution to keep them informed thanks to accessory maker Scosche. The RDTX-Pro plugs into the dock connector on your iPhone or iPod Touch and through a free app informs you of how much radiation, if any, is present in your location. The battery powered device also works […]

Getting Ready for Hurricane Irene Using Tech

Hurricane Fran

As Hurricane Irene bears down on the Eastern United States, residents prepare for the worst… but hope for the best. I lived in Eastern North Carolina from 1996 to 2000, during which time six hurricanes blew over my community. That included Hurricane Fran, which toppled a 300 foot tall pine tree onto my church’s building, and […]

solBat II Solar Powered USB Charger and Battery Backup Review

Scosche solBat II Solar Powered Backup Battery and Charger

The Scosche solBat II Solar Powered Backup Battery and Charger is an environmentally friendly solar powered battery that charges small devices with USB cables. It is a handy battery backup for those times when you need a little extra juice. It won’t charge everything. , but in a pinch it does provide an extra boost […]

Scosche solVue Solar-powered Bluetooth Speakerphone Review

Scosche solChat

The Scosche solVue solar-powered Bluetooth speakerphone offers hands free calling without the need of the car charger, at least most of the time. We asked the company to let us test one and for the most part were satisfied with a couple of drawbacks. The solVue fastens to your Window or sun visor with one […]

iPad 2: Scosche Unveils iPad 2 Cases and Accessories

Foldio p2

Scosche announced a new set of iPad 2 accessories today including 3 new cases, a waterproof mini Bluetooth keyboard and a collection of new iPad 2 charging accessories. First up is the Scosche foldIO p2, a followup to the original foldIO (review), a folio style case that allows you to position your iPad 2 in one of three […]

Scosche Release Cases for Galaxy Tab


I noticed on GearDiary that Scosche has released cases for the Samsung Galaxy Tab. I don’t have a Galaxy Tab, but I do have  Scosche case for my iPad and it is the best case option I’ve found for the iPad. Scosche makes all kinds of gadget accessories that would make any geek’s lust rise. […]

flipSYNC – sync cable on a keychain


Never get caught without a sync cable with flipSYNC, a sync cable in the form of a keychain. Well, never get caught with one unless you’re without your keys, which is more likely your larger problem, unless you need your phone to get your keys and your phone is low on juice, though what are […]