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It is never too late to turn something you would never use into something more practical. Here are some of the ways to turn your unwanted and unused electronics into something more useful.
On its own, the iPad is capable of accomplishing a great number of day to day tasks. With a little help from an add-on accessory it can do quite a bit more.
You may have already heard of The Elevation Dock for the iPhone or the LunaTik Watchband for the iPod nano or even the Pebble E-Paper Watch, but here are seven equally great product concepts for iOS products that you may also be interested in supporting.
Tweeting while in the shower? Blogging while in the bathtub? The Lifeproof iPhone case makes it possible, and even manages to do so without adding much girth to your device or sealing it away in a cumbersome bag-style cover, like other alternatives.
This week, Kickstarter kicked off some high profile projects, along with a couple that seem like they should be official offerings from Apple to begin with. Here’s what’s hot this week on the crowdsourced funding site in Apple device accessories.
I remember when finding projects on Kickstarter related to Apple products were relatively hard to find — especially good ones. Those days are over, and we’ve got another crop of interesting, cleverly designed and above all potentially useful Kickstarter projects to prove it.
Kickstarter is somehow becoming even better at unearthing smart, off-the-beaten-path ideas that you won’t come across anywhere else. Here’s a way to make your iPhone a true all-in-one device, an old-school improvement for the most advanced smartphone, and a stylus that sticks with you.
A mobile device mount that uses powerful suction to provide easy viewing in a variety of situations, and an iPad stylus that goes beyond capacitive input to provide more accurate and sensitive pen-based input. Thanks for keeping iOS device accessories interesting, Kickstarter.
There are now plenty of iPod nano wristband accessories out there to choose from. But a new one from Kickstarter record-breaker Scott Wilson’s Mnml design studio does a remarkable job of standing out from the crowd, thanks to attention to detail you won’t find in competitors.
If you are trying to reduce workspace clutter and hide the mess of cables that accompanies modern phones and computers, then here are two devices that might actually help you simplify.
AT&T retail stores are reportedly taking delivery of iPhone 5 cases a little early, according to a new report. New photos allegedly taken in an AT&T store show cases that back up rumors of a tapered-back design, and a relocated mute switch.
If you’ve never used a drawing tablet, then Wacom’s Cintiq line might seem like an overly expensive curiosity. But for pros whose daily workflow includes digital drawing or photo manipulation, the new Cintiq 24HD is likely to turn more than a few heads.
Last time we saw the Deckster, its creators were looking for funding in order to make their product a reality. Now, four months later, the Deckster is finally a shipping product, and I received a production sample to test out. Here’s what I found.
Where do you look for iPhone and iPad accessories? Your local Best Buy? The online Apple Store? There are lots of places to look, but one destination in particular has become a unique and exciting go-to spot for accessory browsing: Kickstarter.
This is Swoop, the “first mobile plush for your iPhone and iPod touch.” Yes, it’s funny, but we do sleep with our phones according to quite a few studies, and that’s a really cute owl. Plus, he’s good with kids and won’t mess up the carpets.
Dom and Chrys Coballe set about creating their iPod nano watchband accessory, called the Deckster, with an entrepreneurial spirit and the aim of creating something unique. They started with a single moment in mind: the satisfaction a user experiences when ingenious works just right.
As grilling season begins in the U.S., the mystery behind the “hottest” product at Macworld 2011 becomes much more pertinent: what is the iGrill and does it work? And more importantly, is it worth it? I put my culinary skills on the line to find out.
An iPhone stand that costs almost as much as an iPhone ($169) will raise a few eyebrows, mine included. Yet, I was simply amazed at what a masterful piece of art and engineering the RokForm folks created with the Rokstand, a mighty marvel of industrial engineering.
If you’re looking for the right stylus to use with your iPad, a new Kickstarter project might have the best option available — and at the best price, too, since what you end up paying is ultimately up to you thanks to an unusual funding decision.
Were you lucky enough to open an iPad Christmas morning? Then you might be wondering what to do with your new tablet now that you’ve got one. We’ve got you covered, with a healthy selection of info, tips, apps and accessory reviews.
Earlier, we reported that the TikTok and LunaTik watchband kits for the iPod nano had broken a funding record on Kickstarter. Well, fast forward to now, with the funding about to close, and the project has garnered more than $900,000 in funding.
There are a lot of Apple gift guides floating around, as we’re getting into prime holiday shopping time. We thought we’d instead use our collective experience here at TAB to create an anti-gift guide. Here’s what you shouldn’t give this holiday season.
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