Category: Cell Phones

The Bluetooth Keyboard Case will turn your iPhone 4 or 4S into the sleek and accurate texting machine you’ve always wanted. It’s a hardshell plastic case with a slide-out keyboard that connects to your iPhone via Bluetooth. Setup is simple and you only have to do it once for your iPhone to learn to love its new friend. Finally, you’ll be able to two-thumb type like the days of yore and still enjoy all your favorite App Store goodies. Available at ThinkGeek for only $24.99

These cute Animal Speakers look like normal stuffed animals but actually give you the ability to torture complete and utter strangers with your personal preference of music. And with a play life of up to 4 hours before you have to recharge it through your computer, you can skip from country, to hipster alternative, to rap, to folk. Available at for only 45$

If you were born after 1995 you probably have never seen one of these. They’re called a handset. One side you can hear from and one side you speak into. The Moshi Moshi Blue Handset  lets us have that old vintage appeal without the hassle of actually being stuck in one location (Gasp! The horror!). We like the blue, but you can also get it in red, pink, or black. Available at for only 30$

Jam anywhere with world class tone in the palm of your hand!

The AmpliTube iRig is a combination of an easy-to-use instrument interface adapter and guitar and bass tone mobile software. With AmpliTube iRig, you can plug your guitar into your iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad and jam anywhere with world class guitar and bass tone right in the palm of your hand. Simply plug the iRig interface into your mobile device, plug your instrument into the appropriate input jack, plug in your headphones, amp or powered speakers, download AmpliTube Free for iPhone or for iPad, and start rocking!

You’ll have at your fingertips the sound and control for up to 4 recombinable simultaneous stompbox effects + amplifier + cabinet + microphone just like a traditional guitar or bass stage rig! Add amps and effects as you need them – you can expand your rig with up to 11 stomps, 5 amps, 5 cabinets and 2 microphones in the AmpliTube iRig app custom shop. Available at ThinkGeek for only $39.99

Tired of tangled earbuds? Of course you are; they’re one of life’s biggest hassles, right up there with newspaper ink that gets on your fingers and highway traffic jams that seem to happen for no reason.

The iAngle is a triangular cord-wrap designed to keep earbud cords neat and tangle-free.

But it also serves a second purpose: to prop up your iPhone, which is great for watching movies, hands-free FaceTime chats, reading your favorite blogs at the breakfast table, and so on. Available at amazon at $12.99

Iogear is aiming to make surround sound convenient and portable with the USB Theater Sound Xperience, a gadget that simulates surround sound through your headphones or external speakers.

The device harnesses a technology called DTS Surround Sensation that clarifies voices, enhances the bass by augmenting the harmonics, and creates a phantom center channel to give the impression of greater audio depth. Available at Iogear at $39.95

The Wrist Charger, or as we like to call it, Bracer of Battery Life +2, straps comfortably to your wrist and plugs in to just about any electronic device you like. It’ll power cell phones, mp3 players, gaming systems, or any device compatible with mini USB.

Now you’ll have plenty of power to get through long days traveling (or long lines at the DMV, we’ve been there, too!). When you reach your destination, simply plug your bracer in and charge its battery back up so you’re ready with plenty of entertainment for the long trip home. Available at Think Geek for 39.99$ only.

If you’re not a fan of iPhone because of its lack of a physical keyboard, you may now rest, all thanks to Naztech’s Ultra-thin Sliding Bluetooth Keyboard for iPhone 4.

The keyboard “easily pairs over Bluetooth using wireless connectivity and features a slide-out QWERTY keyboard that includes Search and Home buttons. It’s powered by a lithium rechargeable battery and is charged via its Mini-USB port.”

You can turn it on and off independently to help conserve battery power, and it works on any iPhone 4 (Verizon or AT&T).

The Naztech Bluetooth Keyboard for iPhone 4 is available from Hypercel for just $79.99, though it currently shows as “Out of Stock” with no indication of when shipping may occur.

The Bury CC 9060 IQ is a voice-activated touch-screen device that you attach to your car‘s dashboard. The CC 9060 IQ works with several smartphones, offering hands-free calling and memo recording functionality. This  is designed to fit you; the colour screen be tailored to suit the interior of your vehicle and the speech recognition technology enables the kit to learn your voice, just perform a quick voice training session to ensure maximum ease of use.

With some phones, the device offers text-to-speech capability, reading text messages back to you. And if you’re using a BlackBerry, the Bury CC 9060 IQ can read your e-mails out loud.

Drivers juggling more than one phone for work will appreciate the device’s multipoint functionality that lets two smartphones connect at the same time. Not all smartphones work with the SMS and e-mail read back feature, so before buying you will want to check the phone compatibility list (PDF)to see what features work with your phone.
Both Bury devices integrate with your car’s stereo system, and lower music volume when making or receiving phone calls. Although not listed in the specs, a YouTube video shows that the Bury will also mute music when turn-by-turn directions are announced on a Droid Incredible with external audio turned on.
This is an a very convenient gadget and worth the $’s, available at Amazon

Add a really interesting twist on your iPhone with its built-in retractable screen protectors.

 When you’re using the phone, the screen protector lives tucked away in the back of the case. But when you want your screen to be covered, you just pull down the shade, so to speak, and slide the cover over the screen (the video below is worth a thousand words).

SharkEye makes cases for the black iPhone 4 (sorry, the case isn’t compatible with the white version at this time), as well as the iPhone 3 and 3GS, and you have a choice of several accent colors from which to choose.

SharkEye cases cost $49.99