Tag Archives: Accessories

Twelve South’s Andrew Green on his love of Apple products, creating HiRise for Apple Watch [Interview]

“Is it iOS?” asks Andrew Green as we sit and ponder the software running on Apple’s upcoming Watch wearables. “Most of what it does is tied directly to your iPhone, so is Watch simply an accessory?” Indeed, the ties to iOS are undeniable. While Apple Watch runs its own Watch OS, it is based heavily on iOS and runs third-party apps that live on your iPhone…

A glass iPhone 6 screen protector that’s ridiculously simple to apply, PerfectFit’s GlassShield [Hands-On and Application]

There are tons of screen protectors on the market, ranging from free plastic films that come with cases to sapphire crystal ones. But in many cases, they’re really difficult to apply perfectly first time. And unless you happen to have more than one of them, you only have one chance to apply it. I’ve lost count of the number of screen protectors…

Twelve South unveils HiRise stand for Apple Watch

Twelve South, maker of fine accessories exclusively for Apple devices, has just taken wraps off its latest product: HiRise for Apple Watch. And boy, is it pretty… The stylish Apple Watch stand, which is designed to work with the inductive charging cable included with the Apple wearable, allows you to dock and charge your Watch while still keeping…

Pebble Time Steel lands on Kickstarter for $250

Following an extremely successful start to its Kickstarter campaign, at MWC Pebble today added a new member of the Pebble Time family to its lineup: Pebble Time Steel. The Pebble Time Steel is available as an additional tier of Pebble’s Time Kickstarter campaign. Priced at $250 for backers, with retail pricing said to be $299, it ships in July. The new…

Apple has consequences for iOS accessory companies

According to 9to5Mac, Apple is tightening its policies in regard to accessory manufacturers. Four immediate sources have informed the site that Apple talked to accessory makers before the announcement of iPhone 6, with a proposed agreement. In an effort to stop the seemingly inevitable surge of leaks that come every year, Apple gave vendors an option…

Form meets function: Truffol Station 7 USB hub review

You might recall earlier in the year I reviewed a USB charging hub from Truffol: the Station 5. I loved most everything about it, from the striking design to the multiplicity of charging ports to its compact footprint saving space on my desk. Needless to say, when it came to using Truffol’s other USB hub, the Station 7, I had high expectations….