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Stick with us on this one: Yes, the HAPIfork is still just a Kickstarter project, as its US$100,000 campaign has just gone live on the fundraising site. And yes, most Kickstarter projects make better ideas than actual products. But the HAPIfork, unlikely as it may seem, was one of the bigge...

April 17th 2013 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Every year I walk the halls of CES snapping pics of the myriad iDevice cases offered from numerous vendors. I chuckle when I see the "no pictures" sign, as clearly someone was worried the charm would wear off were potential customers to see a picture of a product outside the auspices of a prope...

January 16th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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iHome is one of the biggest iOS accessory sellers out there, and they always have a huge presence at CES, with a big booth showing off all of the company's latest and greatest wares. Unfortunately, the product lines can often be hard to navigate -- lately, the company has insisted on using a nu...

January 15th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Perusing the many, many iPhone cases on display at CES is always a daunting proposition: Not only does every case manufacturer appear at the show with hundreds if not thousands of cases to show off, but even when all of the cases on display are finally out on store shelves, customers tend to fa...

January 14th 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Roccat first showed us the Power-Grid system (that uses an iPhone app to control various functions on a PC and the company's PC accessories) at CES in 2012 before officially announcing it last March. And now, a year later, the service is almost ready for launch. It's not quite good to go, but R...

January 11th 2013 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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I tote around a handy iLuv USB hub with built-in Ethernet, but the company makes a ton of accessories. Docks, cases, speakers and more can be had from iLuv, and there are a few new items of note from CES 2013 to show you. First, the Aud 5 Speaker Dock is now equipped with a Lightning conne...

January 11th 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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HeartMath is a company that's been dealing with emotional health and stress relief for several years. While I don't go in for measuring one's emotional state with a gadget, I have to say that visiting HeartMath's booth here at CES 2013 was very disarming. They sat me down, and plugged a clip on...

January 11th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Wired has an interesting -- although certainly not unexpected -- look at how Apple has managed to have a massive impact on this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas without having any official presence at the show. As the piece points out, a large percentage of products being shown at...

January 10th 2013 at 10:15pm 0 Comments
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PhoneJoy is one of many companies putting together controllers for iOS devices, but unlike, say, the Gameloft-only Duo Gamer controller, PhoneJoy is aiming to make their button pad as accessible and open as possible. The company successfully raised funds through Kickstarter last year, and here...

January 10th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments