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Target selling Microsoft Band online
Target is now offering the Microsoft Band for sale on its website for $199.99 plus free standard shipping. You can visit target.com to order yours today. Interestingly, they are not carrying the Microsoft Band in their stores, and you cannot do an in-store pickup. Target is however, selling the ch....more
03/19/2015
WonderCube looks like a must have smartphone accessory
I'm always skeptical about crowd funding backed accessories. I have purchased a few winners, but I've also been burned. WonderCube looks like it could be a winner. The WonderCube is a tiny 1 cubic inch accessory that fits on your keychain, but offers 7 different essential functions. The WonderCub....more
03/13/2015
iPhone and MagSafe Charger
A new Kickstarter campaign has been started by a startup called Hevo Labs. The company is building an external battery for the iPhone that works with a MagSafe charger. The case is currently called "Cabin." The battery case does not wrap around the phone, but hangs on via a MagSafe-like adapter tha....more
07/17/2014
My Kindle Won't Charge - FIXED!
If your Kindle won't charge there are several solutions online, but after all of those failed I found a way to bring it back to life. My Kindle 3 Graphite wouldn't charge and no matter what I tried I couldn't get it to work. I called Amazon and they said they would send me a more powerful charger. That was ....more
06/15/2014
A toaster charger for your smartphones?
Kickstarter is definitely the place for interesting ideas, but this one takes the cake. How would you feel about charging your smartphone in a toaster? That's right, a toaster. The foaster is the smartphone charger that looks like a toaster. I guess it's supposed to clean up the clutter of your iPhone cabl....more
11/30/2013
BlackBerry announces Z30 5-inch phablet
BlackBerry has announced the BlackBerry Z30 phablet with a 5-inch display running BlackBerry OS 10.2. As you can see in the video above, BlackBerry hopes that a 5-inch display will bring a richer experience to BlackBerry 10. The full press release follows.
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09/18/2013
Apple closing iOS 7 vulnerability to fake charger malware
Researchers from Georgia Institute of Technology recently found a hole in Apple's iOS 7 that allowed a third party charge to install malware on the phone. The researchers created a charger called Mactans, and were able to use it to install malware on an iPhone. Apple has plugged the hole in the latest beta o....more
08/01/2013
Pre-order the Samsung Galaxy S4 and get a free tablet
UK retailer Carphone Warehouse is running a special promotion for the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S4. Starting tomorrow you can pre-order the S4. Carphone Warehouse will give a free 7-inch Galaxy Tab to the first 2000 people who pre-order the Galaxy S4. In addition, all users who pre-order tomorrow will g....more
03/27/2013
ChargeCard puts a lightning cable in your wallet
Check out the thinnest lightning cable on the market today. The ChargeCard puts your iPhone 5 charger in your wallet so you always have it with you. It is slightly thicker than a credit card and allows you to charge your devices from any USB port. "Our quest was simple: a charging cable for your iP....more
03/04/2013
Nexus 4 wireless charger available now
Google has finally made the Nexus 4 wireless charging orb available in the Google Play Store. If you want to take a shot at charing your Nexus 4 wirelessly, you can pick one up for $60 today. The Play Store says it will ship "soon," and by soon they mean in less than a week. In addition to being a wi....more
02/11/2013
Year old iPhone explodes, oozes acid but Apple won't replace it
What do you do when your year old iPhone explodes and oozes acid? You take it to the Apple Store and hope they will replace it. For New York marketing manager Shibani Bhujle, Apple said no thanks. Ms. Bhujle says her iPhone exploded and oozed acid when she tried to remove the battery. Yikes. more
02/04/2013
Reuters also reports iPhone 5 will have smaller dock connector
Reuters is the latest news agency to report that the next iPhone will have a smaller dock connector. Rumors have been flying for months that Apple will abandon the 30 pin connector in favor of a 19 pin connector. Reuters now adds fuel to the fire:
The iPhone 5, Apple's next generation i....more
07/23/2012
BlackBerry PlayBook gets official Bluetooth keyboard
The BlackBerry PlayBook is getting an official Bluetooth keyboard. Electronics retailer The Source has the exclusive on the light weight Bluetooth keyboard and case for the BlackBerry PlayBook. What makes this keyboard different? It is the official RIM keyboard for the BlackBerry PlayBook. There are othe....more
03/12/2012
Nokia promises patch to fix Lumia 800 battery issue
The Nokia Lumia 800 launched in November and has received praise for its gorgeousness. Recently, users have been complaining of poor battery performance and things were looking shaky for Nokia's first Mango phone. Well, Nokia has issued a statement and they say they have a firmware issue that they will fix.....more
01/02/2012
webOS 2.0 Bugs Galore - Continuous Looping Charging Notifications
Anyone who reads this site regularly knows I've experienced a ton of webOS 2.0 bugs. I've talked to all levels of support at Palm and there's just no getting around it. webOS 2.0 is not ready for prime time. I'll have more on that later, but one of the most frustrating bugs is the Touchstone char....more
03/02/2011
Accessory Pick: Blueant Supertooth 3 Bluetooth Speakerphone
The BlueAnt Supertooth 3 handsfree speakerphone provides a safer, legal alternative to talking on your cell phone while you drive. Voice prompts provide assistance to help you connect the device with your phone and upload your address book. The Supertooth 3 announces the name or ID of the caller when the phon....more
01/20/2011
Sprint EVO gets Powermat induction charger treatment
One of the problems with the Powermat induction charging system has been the bulky nature of the chargers you'd have to attach to your phone. It looks like the folks at Powermat have really streamlined the new back cover that you have to use to perform the induction charger. The new back cover looks very sim....more
10/25/2010
Pre 2 pictured, yawn
French website MobiFrance has just posted some leaked pictures of the Pre 2. The new Pre looks very similar to the original Pre and Pre Plus, but has some differences. As you can see in the photos there is a black bezel around the face of the phone that should reduce cracking, and make it easier to open th....more
10/12/2010
WebOS 2.0 preview video
It looks like a Palm developer has posted a video giving the world a preview of webOS 2.0. Things look pretty similar but there are some visual enhancements. The Phone app has had a little refresh, Quick Office has file sharing services like Dropbox, MobileMe, and Google Docs, and Global search looks like i....more
09/15/2010
Palm releases webOS 2.0 SDK
We are all expecting WebOS 2.0 to be released this year and Palm is definitely heading in that direction. The company has put out a limited release of the WebOS 2.0 SDK today. That means developers can play with the new features coming down the pike for WebOS 2.0. Palm has released a few details of....more
08/31/2010
iPhone 4 sync cable that fits with the bumper?
If you're an iPhone 4 user that uses a bumper you know the frustration of trying to find a compatible sync cable that fits with the bumper on. I tried several OEM sync cables, and even official Apple cables and none of them really worked well. Most of the OEM sync cables would not work at all, and the Apple....more
07/14/2010
Sprint EVO gets Palm Touchstone mod
This mod is not for the faint of heart, but if you're really in love with that Palm Touchstone charger, you might be able to use it with your Sprint EVO. The website Good and EVO came across a user who did the mod. It involves taking some contacts off the back of the Pre and soldering it onto the E....more
06/14/2010
BlackBerry Bold 9650 Unboxing Video
Verizon has finally got the BlackBerry Bold 9650 so of course, unboxing videos are next. CrackBerry has done this unboxing video. There's not too much to see in the way of accessories in the box. You get a world charger with adapters, a few manuals and a leather pouch. Like most new gadgets today the pack....more
06/09/2010
flipSYNC keychain sync cable
The flipSYNC - Micro & Mini USB 2.0 Charge and Sync Cable is a gadget for that road warrior who finds carrying sync cables a hassle. The flipSYNC attaches to your keychain so you always have a sync cable with you. Features: Attaches to your keychain Conveniently charge and ....more
06/03/2010
Seidio Innocell 1350 Extended Battery for Palm Pre
Developed exclusively for the Palm Pre, this Seidio 1350mAh battery will make a great replacement or spare. This battery will fit in the existing space so you will not need a replacement door and will pack more power than the original battery so it will give you more talk and texting time. K....more
03/12/2010
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