With the rumored iWatch apparently on the horizon, health and fitness appears to be on the mind of many developers, including WebMD, who launched a new health improvement program this week as part of their free iPhone app. Much like the upcoming iOS 8 Health app, WebMD can now work with biometric devices such as Fitbit or UP by Jawbone to gather data, create goals, and stay healthy. As it turns out, we've got a bit more on that very subject in our Thursday recap as well...
For years, gadget-makers have been hailing wireless charging. But there's a dirty little secret: it's not really wireless. Since we can't yet efficiently transmit power through thin air, there are still wires involved in all those "wireless" charging devices. To its credit, BuQu Tech's Magnetyze doesn't actually claim to be a wireless charging system, and the case/charger combo has its own attractive qualities.
Apple includes a USB power adapter with every new iPhone, iPod, and iPad, so in theory I should have...oh, at least 9 (no kidding) in my possession. In reality I am always looking for one. This is probably because I leave them behind in hotels or let friends borrow them, but how they disappear isn't the issue. The issue is how much I hate paying Apple for a new one. Luckily, RadTech's ACpower is cheaper than Apple's power adapters, and it can charge two iPads at once.
Let’s be honest: the battery life of the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S can kinda suck. Spyder’s PowerShadow i4 Battery Case & Charge/Sync Dock is designed to make it suck a whole lot less. Made out of black polycarbonate, the i4 boasts a built-in 2000mAh battery pack that, according to our testing, can charge a fully drained iPhone 4S to between 75 to 80 percent of its full capacity.
Ever go on a trip with your iPhone and iPad and get sort of annoyed that you can't charge both at the same time? Boost Cases solves this problems with an external battery pack that will enable you to charge two mobile phones at the same time.