Tag Archives: Accessories

LifeProof nüüd for iPhone 5s – Hands On [MWC 2014]

LifeProof, over the past couple of years, has built itself a fantastic reputation for manufacturing great cases that protect your iPhone against the elements. They’re waterproof, dust-proof and everything in between. And normally, they’re not obscenely chunky. One of the latest in range was on show at MWC 2014; the nüüd for iPhone 5s. The nüüd is…

Otterbox Preserver for iPhone 5s – Hands On [MWC 2014]

Along with a couple of other accessories at the Otterbox stand this year was the Preserver Series. As a comparison, the closest thing I’ve tried that’s close to it is the Incipio Atlas ID waterproof case for iPhone 5s. Or, a much thinner version of the Otterbox Armor case. It features: – Two-piece case that snaps together for easy assembly –…

Brilliant iPhone and iPad Apps and Accessories for LEGO lovers

When LEGO first started shipping plastic bricks in 1949, I’m pretty sure that the company’s chiefs didn’t see a multi-million dollar future involving several movie franchise crossovers, games or a major cinematic release. With the release of The LEGO Movie, I though it would be a perfect time to let out my inner LEGO-lover and share some of my favorite…

Square launches special (Product) RED card reader

Square has teamed up with RED to launch a special edition card reader. The (Product) RED card reader will cost you a $10 donation, with over 97% of that money going directly to the charity in order to help fight AIDS on a global scale. As well as  money from each unit’s sale going to charity, customers swiping their cards to make purchases will also…

Pelican ProGear case for iPhone 5/5s – Slim, bulk-free protection [Review]

This past week I’ve been using the Pelican ProGear for iPhone 5/5s as my case, and overall, I’m fairly pleased. It’s solid, protective and relatively slim. It uses the usual combination of hard polycarbonate and a softer, more flexible material. It’s great for every day bumps and scrapes, but it’s not perfect. You can buy the ProGear case from…

Twelve South introduces Compass 2 stand for iPad

Back when the iPad was first announced in 2010 was the first time I’d ever heard of Twelve South. Its original Compass stand was impressive and was available from the Apple Store. I think what made it so special was that it was so portable, folding up in to the neatest little package. But it was sturdy at the same time. It was also the first product I…