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Belkin’s New iPhone Dongle Now Has A Headphone Jack And A Charging Port

If there’s one thing Apple has proven, it is that if a feature is removed, resistance is pretty much futile. Despite consumers outcry about the lost of the headphone jack, it is not coming back. Period. The dongle is your best bet to stay on the wired route, but at the expense of the inability to charge and use the headphones at the same time. That’s before this week. Now, with Belkin 3.5 mm Audio and Charge Rockstar Dongle, you can charge your lovely iPhone 7 or later and listen to music with your favorite headphones via the good’ol 3.5 mm headphone jack. Continue reading Belkin’s New iPhone Dongle Now Has A Headphone Jack And A Charging Port

Belkin Introduces New Line of USB-C Cables for the all-new MacBook and other USB-C Devices

Thanks to the all-new Apple MacBook, USB-C is now officially official, which means we are going to see its adoption fairly quickly. LaCie has already tout USB-C on its high-end Porsche Design Mobile Drives and now, Belkin is also offering a bunch of different USB-C cables that will work with the all-new MacBook, as well as other USB-C devices. These cables include the standard USB-C cable, USB-A to USB-C charge cable, USB-A to USB-C cable, USB-C to micro USB-B charge cable, USB-C to micro USB-B cable, USB-C to mini USB-B charge cable, USB-C to USB-B charge cable and USB-C to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter. Continue reading Belkin Introduces New Line of USB-C Cables for the all-new MacBook and other USB-C Devices

Belkin Collaborates with Holmes to Make Air Purifier and Heaters Smarter

Can’t get enough home automation? Or maybe just irk by the fact that some of your home appliances are still not smart enough? Well, then there is more good news for you from Belkin. It has just announced three more WeMo-enabled products, this time collaborating with Jarden Consumer Solutions’ Holmes brand. The products include Holmes Smart Air Purifier with WeMo and a couple of Holmes Smart Heaters with WeMo. Purifier and heater by themselves are of course a commonplace, but with the incorporation of WeMo, Belkin heralds them into the many connected things you may already own. As expected, WeMo allows you to do stuff like setting schedules or program while away and in the process prepares a warm welcome when you eventually reach home. Continue reading Belkin Collaborates with Holmes to Make Air Purifier and Heaters Smarter

Belkin Has a Gadget That Makes Application of Screen Protectors Easy Peasy… for Retailers

Screen protector is possibly the most bought accessory for smartphone and it is also the one accessory that’s easily the most irksome to apply. Bubbles, trapped dust and the eternal frustration of trying to get it aligned without the former two getting in the way is pure gold (in frustration). That’s why through the time of my gadget ownership, I will just leave it to the shop staff to apply it for me. At this point, leaving it to the ‘pros’ sure sounds like problem solved. Actually, it is. But tech accessories maker Belkin thinks they could make it even easier for the ‘pros’ with its first-of-the-kind screen care service kit called TrueClear Pro Advanced Application System. Continue reading Belkin Has a Gadget That Makes Application of Screen Protectors Easy Peasy… for Retailers

WeMo-enabled Smart Coffeemaker Lets You Brew Coffee from Your Bed

Making coffee takes time, but for some, it could be drag to be waking up ten minutes earlier to brew the perfect cup of joe. Well, if that’s how you felt, then you probably need a connected smart coffeemaker like the Mr. Coffee 10-Cup Smart Optimal Brew Coffeemaker With WeMo. This latest and third product from the collaboration between Belkin’s WeMo and Sunbeam Products lets you brew, schedule and monitor the coffeemaker from anywhere via the WeMo app installed on your smartphone or tablet. With this WeMo-enabled brewer, you will have access to all the machine’s functions remotely, including scheduling the coffee brewing process as you see fit. As with most connected device, you will be able to monitor your Mr. Coffee coffeemaker from anywhere – all you need is to have the requisite ingredients readied inside the machine. Continue reading WeMo-enabled Smart Coffeemaker Lets You Brew Coffee from Your Bed

WeMo-enabled Crock-Pot Smart Slow Cooker Lets You Adjust, Manage And Monitor It From Anywhere

well, if you haven’t already heard, Internet of Things now also encompass cookware – starting with the Crock-Pot Smart Slow Cooker enabled with WeMo. though one shall not confuse this smart slow cooker as another app-enabled cookware such as Anova Precision Cooker, iGrill2 and the many others; it goes beyond being the first smartphone-controllable slow cooker – thanks to Belkin’s WeMo technology, you can adjust, manage and monitor the slow cooker from anywhere in the world (as long as you are not off the grid) using a smartphone or tablet. Continue reading WeMo-enabled Crock-Pot Smart Slow Cooker Lets You Adjust, Manage And Monitor It From Anywhere

Belkin Smart LED Lighting Starter Set

continuing to expand its WeMo portfolio, Belkin introduces the Belkin Smart LED Lighting, giving home automation geeks yet another option when it comes to smart lightings. announced earlier today at the 2014 International CES, the Belkin Smart LED Lighting Starter Set consists of a pair of WeMo Smart LED Bulbs and a WeMo Link router hub, and together they join WeMo current line of home automation modules including light switches, motion switch and sensors, and more, for a complete home automation setup. well, we wouldn’t say the WeMo line of products is exhaustive as a home automation system, but rather it is one those system that allows you to mix-and-match a setup to your specific needs. after all, not everyone needs a Doc Brown’s lab for a home. Continue reading Belkin Smart LED Lighting Starter Set

QODE Ultimate Keyboard Case for iPad Air

now that the iPad Air travels further down the anorexic route, there’s no reason for you have to lug a laptop around, but there is just one issue here: prolong typing on the touchscreen display can be a real pain in the butt. which is why you will need an accessory such as the QODE Ultimate Keyboard Case for iPad Air to ease you into the laptop-like typing mode. building on the success and know-how of the brand’s QODE brand name, Belkin has adapted the Belkin QODE Ultimate Keyboard Case for the new iPad Air, bringing along with it the same functionality and quality you expect from any QODE keyboard cases. Continue reading QODE Ultimate Keyboard Case for iPad Air

Belkin WeMo Light Switch

fancy starting a home automation for your home, but not sure where to start? well, the Belkin WeMo Light Switch looks like a good place to start. it will not make coffee for you in the morning, but it will, however, let you control the connected light (or lights, depending on how many of the lights you hook it up to) over WiFi, 3G or 4G network using your smartphone or tablet from anywhere. the best part is, the Belkin WeMo Light Switch is a simple, direct replacement to your standard household light switch and once fitted, and connected to your home WiFi network, you will be able to turn the lights on or off using the free WeMo app. with the app, you can also schedule the on and off time, and even have the lights turned on and off based on the local sunrise and sunset. Continue reading Belkin WeMo Light Switch

Belkin x LEGO iPhone and iPod Cases

having LEGO compatible studs on your iPhone case is not the newest new but having an official collaboration between an established iDevice accessories maker, Belkin and Danish toy company, LEGO certainly is and very much welcomed. the result is obvious: the Belkin x LEGO iPhone and iPod cases. there’s a reason why we keep changing cases (hint: refreshment) and having one with LEGO studs lets you customize your phone to your heart’s content, thus allowing your to keep the case refreshed always without actually switching it out. Continue reading Belkin x LEGO iPhone and iPod Cases