Fanny packs may have gone the way of mom jeans, but while they were in vogue, they were pretty darn useful. The modern equivalent is the Armpocket Sport 20, a Velcro-strapped pouch that enables you to carry your iPod touch or iPhone and other small items on your arm when you’re working out or just traveling light.
Great-sounding headphones that don’t cost an arm and a leg are kind of
like aliens--you’re pretty sure they’re out there somewhere, but
they’re really hard to find. Yamaha’s EPH-30 earbuds should come
packaged like a flying saucer--they offer a terrific listening
experience at an affordable price.
iPods are fantastic, but the most important part of any mobile music
experience is the earbuds or headphones that you connect to your
device. Plenty of people are happy to use the stock Apple iPod earbuds,
but many are less than thrilled by their sound quality--or the fact
that those hard plastic ’buds aren’t the most comfortable things to
stick in your ears. Yurbuds are soft rubber eartips meant to work with
your existing phones, offering better fit and improved performance.
The Zeppelin Mini from Bowers & Wilkins is certainly a sight to
behold. This elliptical iPod speaker dock slickly incorporates a pair
of three-inch drivers with a swiveling dock connector that allows you
to rotate your device 90 degrees, which makes it easy to take advantage
of Cover Flow navigation. It’s beautiful and well designed, and though
the sound performs equally well, the bass on this $400 dock is a bit
I love my iPod, and I use it every day. But between earbud cables,
straps for my laptop bag, and a jacket (even in summer… it’s San
Francisco), things can get pretty cumbersome. Dew Motion’s Quiver iPod
sash (for lack of a better term) aims to keep you from getting tangled
in your own wires and makes it easier to control your iPod.
Sure, the unibody MacBooks have longer-lasting batteries. But for many,
those improvements came at too high a cost--no swapping of spare
batteries can be a lethal limitation. But for the folks at Sanho, it
presented a dreamy business opportunity, and their line of batteries
delivers the plug-and-go power that many of you crave, though you’ll
pay a premium for it.
Okay, so the world didn't
change. Steve Jobs came out, unveiled the iPad, it was pretty much most
of what we'd come to expect by this point with a surprise or two thrown
in. Seriously, Apple, AT&T again? That we didn't see coming.
you know what you should see coming? A week's worth of articles, sliced
and diced, chopped and grated, and summarized for your pleasure below. Who says the only thing going on is the freaking Super Bowl?
If you’ve ever had your iPhone slide into the crack between your front
seats while driving, the appeal of a dedicated car mount is obvious.
While we usually take the “throw it in the cupholder” approach, that’s
not always the best move when you want to actually hear your phone
ringing. Kensington’s latest iPhone car mount attempts to not only keep
your phone handy, but also pumps up the volume enough so that you might
actually hear it ringing.
It’s flu season. It’s cold outside. And it’s not going to warm up for quite a while. Still, you don’t have to choose between wearing gloves to keep your hands toasty and using the touchscreen on your iPhone or iPod touch. A good stylus lets you do both.