Tag Archives: Accessories

CES 2015 Roundup: January 8th

CES 2015 has totally taken over Las Vegas this week. While Apple won’t be showcasing any of its wares at the trade show, the event is still an important part of the year in tech as we get a look at the Apple-related accessories that will line store shelves over the next 12 months. We’ve already seen a bunch of announcements so far this week, and…

Erik’s Apple Wish List for 2015

This post is part of our “2015 Wish List” series! The series highlights TiP staffers’ hopes for the year in Apple tech, however likely they may be. You can follow along with all entries in the series HERE. As we enter a new year, Apple has proven its doubters wrong with a strong product lineup with more undoubtedly on its way. The Apple Watch is…

iCarbons Review: The best iPhone skins on the market

Historically, I’ve avoided skins on my iPhone. In my experience, they’ve been poorly made, have peeled, bubbled or scuffed within days of application, and generally aren’t worth purchasing however cheap you can find them. I had heard of iCarbons before but never used one myself — Cam took a look at one last year for the iPad Air — and since…

Twelve South unveils BookBook for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Premium Apple accessory maker Twelve South has unveiled its latest addition to its product portfolio: BookBook for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. The updated to its extremely popular vintage book-style cases for iOS devices brings support for Apple’s new 4.7- and 5.5-inch smartphones. BookBook’s exterior takes on the signature, distressed leather book look with…

Ollie by Sphero review: Built for speed

You’ve probably heard of Sphero thanks to the company’s app-controlled ball of the same name. In fact, if you’ve been paying attention, you will have realized that we got ahold of one recently posted our findings on the minute ball of fun just yesterday. The team behind Sphero is back with a new connected toy designed to hit a top speed of 14mph and…

Sphero 2.0 review: A ball of fun

When my Sphero arrived, I was eager to rip open the box and immediately start whizzing around my apartment with it. The app-controlled robotic ball, first launched in 2012 and second-generation Sphero 2.0, reviewed here, unveiled in 2013, has seen a lot of press since its debut and I couldn’t wait. On receiving it, I was surprised by how well it was…