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Lucky you! You're going to see a pile of reviews of new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus accessories over the next couple of months. One of the more respected names in the accessory business for Mac and iOS devices is Speck, and the company sent along four of their new cases for the iPhone 6. We're going to tak...

September 22nd 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Speck Design's clientele has ranged from Apple to Samsonite to Fisher-Price in its history, and now it can add Google to the list of high-profile companies. But Google -- or its Advanced Technologies and Projects (ATAP) division, to be more specific -- is no ordinary client. The group is modeled...

July 10th 2014 at 12:15pm 0 Comments
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It must be acquisitions week. Longtime luggage manufacturer Samsonite has acquired Speck for a cool US$85 mil. Speck makes protective cases for a variety of portable devices, including iPhone, iPad, MacBook and several Android devices. Samsonite Americas president ​Tom Korbas explained the move:...

May 29th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Accessory manufacturer Speck has come up with something rather new and different for the iPhone 5/5s: a protective case that also promises over twice the sound output from your iPhone speaker. The US$44.95 CandyShell AMPED was released today and uses a unique case design to amplify sound from your...

April 25th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Note: We're fixing an issue with the giveaway form and will have it back around 2pm EST. As we begin the new year, a lot of people wound up receiving an iPad mini as part of their holiday celebrations. Case makers are looking to make outfitting your iPad mini much easier, and we've gotten so...

January 2nd 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Apple's Smart Cover is a great, versatile screen cover for your iPad 2. It allows you to stand your tablet up, prop it up for typing in landscape and more; it even turns the iPad off automatically when you close it. But it leaves the back of the iPad 2 exposed, and as beautiful as it is, that m...

June 12th 2011 at 10:35am 0 Comments
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The next Rock Band DLC update will include a track pack from the legendary Johnny Cash and a free pack of various artists for Xbox 360 and PS3. The Cash bundle includes classics like "I Walk the Line" and "Folsom Prison Blues," while the free pack includes tracks featuring RBN and Harmonix go-to ba...

December 30th 2010 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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You can't run around launching fancy new music players these days without a secondary offensive of cases and car chargers following close behind, and Microsoft's new Zunes have a veritable cavalry behind them. In addition to the official accessories we've already heard about from J Allard and crew,...

October 30th 2007 at 5:44pm 0 Comments
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Check out this nicely modded MacBook we noticed in our Flickr pool. Included on this 'book: A See-Thru shell from Speck The keys from a black MacBook (which the owner notes eases use with Ableton Live) An Airport Card from a Mac Pro, for 11n Airport spec goodness A custom rainbow Ap...

March 14th 2007 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Speck has just released their newest product: the SeeThru Hard Case for MacBook Pro. The SeeThru is a polycarbonate shell for your MacBook Pro (a MacBook model is coming soon) which enshrouds your MacBook Pro. All the ports have cutouts so you never need to remove the case, unless you need to take o...

October 14th 2006 at 11:00am 0 Comments