Tag Archive: Accessory

FCC Outs Belkin Physical Shutter Release Accessory for iPhone

Apple touted the iPhone 4S’s improved camera during the phone’s announcement highlighting its improved lowlight performance, 1080p video capture, and improved speed. They even have a commercial dedicated to showing off the new camera. Well, Belkin is the first accessory maker to take advantage of the iPhone’s improved camera by creating a physical shutter release for the iPhone 4S. The accessory leaked via the FCC and their notoriously juicy filings. The filing reveals nothing in  [Read More…]

This Accessory Turns Your iPad 2 Smart Cover Into A 4 Hour Battery Pack

Here’s a great idea, executed with typical Far East crapgadget mediocrity by Brando: what if your iPad 2?s Smart Cover was actually a battery pack? Not a shabby idea in the abstract, but Brando hopelessly mucks it up with their Anytone Smart Cover. While it can extend the iPad 2?s 10-hour battery by another four or five hours, the proper way to do this is to make a Smart Cover with the battery packs  [Read More…]

Latest iPad Accessory: an Electric VW Bus

Click the image to open in full size.  The put-an-iPad-in-your-car trend hasn’t really caught on, and that’s kind of a shame. The iPad really does make an ideal instrument panel/car audio controller, but implementations to date haven’t been that impressive. However, Volkswagen has been turning heads at the Geneva Auto Show with it’s 21st century re-imagining of the VW Bus as an electric vehicle with a built-in iPad, and the way they implemented it is  [Read More…]