Category: Various Accessories

Stuff We Like: myCharge Portable Power Bank 6000

We love to stay connected, but that often comes at the expense of having to recharge our myriad devices, and often. myCharge, from the folks at PowerBag, have entered the portable battery cell market in a big way, and since using the Power Bank 6000 I can’t live without it. The idea is simple: a

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Speck CandyShell Grip for iPhone 4S review

There are cool accessories that you admire and think, “this would be great for someone else,” and there are ones that finegle their way into your life and don’t let go. The Speck CandyShell Grip is one such case for the iPhone 4S. From the moment I placed this on my device it hasn’t left

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Incipio Stowaway Credit Card case review for iPhone 4S

Cards — credit cards, loyalty cards, business cards, gift cards — we all have too many. And at a time when people are trying to carry less, not more, on them, lugging around a fat wallet is the last thing they want. Enter the credit card phone case. It’s an old idea that has been

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Otterbox Commuter case for Galaxy Nexus review

A lot of people ask me about cases for phones, and I tell them, “if you’re clumsy, get a case. If not, don’t.” But not all cases fit into that utilitarian category. The Galaxy Nexus is a stunning phone, without a doubt, and its back cover is rather slippery, but I have a found a

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Otterbox “Livestrong” Commuter case for iPhone 4S review

When we reviewed the Otterbox Commuter case for the iPhone 4S, we loved most things about it, but in some ways it lacked the aesthetic panache of many of its competitors. Radio Shack (in the U.S.), Otterbox and LIVESTRONG, part of the Lance Armstrong Foundation, have partnered to release a Special Edition Commuter case for the

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Otterbox Commuter case for iPhone 4S review

Otterbox is one of the best examples of a quality case manufacturer, and though they’re an established brand their products are constantly referred to as “great surprises” among newfound fans. The Commuter case series is probably its most popular since it combines excellent manufacturing quality and awesome device protection. The iPhone 4S model has been

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Speck CandyShell Flip for iPhone 4S review

There are gimmicks and then there are features, and to be honest I don’t know which category the Speck CandyShell Flip falls into. Its claim to fame is its easy-to-deploy “flip” stand which doubles as an easy slide-in entry for the iPhone itself. But let’s start from the basics. The Flip is made of a

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Seido Surface case for Galaxy Nexus review

The Seido Surface is one of the first cases available for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, and it’s a pretty simple affair. Made from high-grade machine-cut plastic, it comes in two pieces and snaps together for minimal bulk. It allows access to all the major Galaxy Nexus ports, including the second microphone and back speaker, and

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Video: Throw test of the OtterBox iPhone 4 Defender Series Case

We got this OtterBox iPhone 4 Defender Series Case for review and just like all the other OtterBox cases they are well thought out. Access to the buttons/ports are all there and comfortable – but the case will add an extra 60 grams of weight. The good thing about this case is that it can

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Allerta’s inPulse BlackBerry watch shipping June 8th?

Over at WES in Orlando today the crew from Waterloo-based Allerta is hanging out showing “inPulse” again. This is the world’s first BlackBerry “smartwatch” accessory. CEO of Allerta Eric Migicovsky recently said “We have prevailed! Allerta is proud to report that inPulse has entered final production, and a ship date announcement will be arriving shortly”.

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