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I want this: Bone Collection Amplifier for the iPhone

There are all sorts of audio amplifier accessories out there that promise to boost the sound out of older iPhones without the need for wires or a power source of any kind. (Griffin’s AirCurve acoustic dock and TenOne’s tiny little audio redirecting attachment, SoundClip, top my list for the iPhone 3G/3GS.) I’m a fan of these products, since they don’t…

Could you see yourself using the Adorama iBoard?

When Apple put in iOS support for Bluetooth keyboards, I was thrilled. I imagined my mobile productivity skyrocketing. But it didn’t quite turn out to be all it was cracked up for: “Thumbboards” aren’t great for composing long emails or doc editing, and the larger ones – well, the comfort factor’s fine while typing, but moving my hand off the keyboard and…

Coolest remote ever? iPod Touch controls everything

Savant, a gadget designing tech company, has recently unveiled its Touch Remote prototype. Basically, it’s an iPod Touch embedded in to a remote control. It can control anything, from TV and audio equipment, to lights and security cameras. It’s about as ‘all-in-one’ as you can get. In order for it to work, you do need to purchase the control hub, and attach…

iPhone accessory to help diabetics: iBGStar blood glucose meter

Everyday, I just become more and more amazed at what this platform can do. Case in point: Checking blood glucose levels. It’s a key procedure for diabetics, who need to monitor their blood sugar on an ongoing basis. There are a wealth of gadgets out there that can do this, and there are even some other iPhone-oriented accessories that do the job as…

iPhone 4 physical keyboard spotted at IFA

When the iPhone first came out, it was a pretty big jump from what phones were like at the time. It was considered a huge touchscreen (with a huge lack of buttons, except for home, volume and power). Most people fell immediately in love. But others just couldn’t get past the fact that it lacked any form of a physical keyboard. Most took it upon…

Awww, Pogoplug — bad timing?

Do you know Pogoplug? It’s a cute little network storage device, seemingly geared for “the rest of us.” It’s cute and pink, and promises to make file sharing idiot-proof, which is a welcome aspect for the productivity-minded, but techno-phobic. Just a couple days ago, the company announced what would’ve been exciting news not too long ago…

Simple, yet adorable: The PadFoot iPad stand

At first, I thought the iPad’s inherent lack of stand was a flaw. Back when this was a rumored device, I must’ve harbored some sort of subconscious fantasy that Apple would include a kickstand in the tablet, not unlike the HTC Evo’s built-in wonder. Who was I kidding? There was no way Cupertino was going to go against its minimalistic design…

I Like It: Mirror Back Protector for the iPhone 4

I have a love/hate relationship with reflective screen protectors. To me, it’s just an intrinsically wacky product category. The problem starts with its fundamental reason for being – to turn the iPhone screen into a mirror. That’s great for applying makeup, scoping out the scene behind the user, or sporting something slick and vaguely futuristic. But…