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Is this iPad case for real?

This is just so wrong. Okay, by this time, many of us have had a pretty good laugh at the iPad name. But this tech sleeve takes the cake: It may look like a weird, fictional mock-up, but it’s not. The iMaxi is a suggestive and certainly unique protective sleeve for the iPad. This – um, one-of-a-kind – design is the brainchild of Hip Handmaids, a…

Macworld 2010 – Mikey for iPhone / iPod

Blue Microphones have been the brand of choice for many digital musicians and podcasters who need great audio recording on the go. The company’s latest, a new version of its Mikey microphone accessory for the iPhone / iPod offers a decent recording quality – but for $80 $100, is it worth the price? Adriana checks out a demo at Macworld…

Bike-powered iPhone charger gets “Green” honor

Seems like every so often, there’s a new gizmo that promises to save the earth while allowing people to indulge their inner tech geeks. This one, I’m actually glad to report, is no different. The RollerGen iPhone charger was just named a finalist in the 2010 Greener Gadgets Design Competition. The product works by mounting a specialized rack on the…

Accessory Review: Skullcandy Ink’d Earbuds

Category: Personal Audio/BT (Earbuds) Price: $19.95 TiP Rating: 4.1/5 stars Seller: Skullcandy, Inc. Requirements: Compatible with all iPods, iPhone, and anything with a 3.5mm headphone jack. Summary: The Skullcandy Ink’d earbuds are an entry-level set with a surprising amount of performance for the price. They do have some downsides, including…

iPad accessories: Cases and bags revealed

Something gives me the impression that certain people knew about the iPad before everyone else since Cocoon, Griffin, Belkin and TOM BIHN have all released bags and cases for the new must-have gadget. Griffin really made its name in creating new and exciting products for the iPhone, so it’s not surprising to see them in the mix, offering their array of…

Accessory Review: Case-Mate Barely There – Chrome

Category: iPhone Case Price: $24.99 TiP Rating: 4.9/5 stars Seller: Case-Mate Requirements: iPhone 3G/3GS Summary: The Case-Mate is a stylish and practical way to protect that iPhone from the world of scratches and smudges. Extremely thin and beautiful, It’s pretty slick –  unfortunately, in more ways than one. So the butter-fingered among us…

Accessory Review: iHandstick

Category: Gaming Case Price: $16.99 TiP Rating: 4/5 stars Seller: USBFever.com Requirements: iPhone 3G/3GS and iPod touch 2nd Gen/3rd Gen Summary: The iPhone/iPod Touch may be nice to look at, but the devices can feel slick in the hand. For gamers, this can be a problem. Enter the iHandstick, an inexpensive add-on that offers a familiar “game…