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ClamCase ClamBook

ClamCase ClamBook
(photos: Gnarboards) ClamCase ClamBook | US$tba | clamcase.com

if you use your smartphone like your life depends on it, then it would probably come to a time where you will feel frustrated squinting at the tiny screen. sure, we have huge smartphones around but those can never be as comfortable as a full size laptop screen. we have seen how Motorola’s ATRIX laptop dock has left the rest of the Android and iPhone users green with envy. however, the ClamCase ClamBook Android and iPhone Laptop Dock is set to end the envy non-ATRIX users harbor. Continue reading ClamCase ClamBook

NeuroSky MindWave Mobile

NeuroSky MindWave Mobile
(photos: NeuroSky) NeuroSky MindWave Mobile | US$129.95 | www.neurosky.com

doing repeated things make our mind lazy. things become nothing less than routine, which means we don’t even need to think about it when we execute those routine tasks. in reality, that’s not healthy for our brain. this processor of ours need to be exercised in order to maintain its agility. this is where the commercially available NeuroSky MindWave, introduced last year, comes into play. now that NeuroSky has perfected its Professor Xavier-style mind control wonder (no, you still can’t control your enemy with this gadget), it is time to migrate it to the world of mobile platform. Continue reading NeuroSky MindWave Mobile

Metallic Bumper Case for Samsung Galaxy Note & SII

Metallic Bumper Case for Samsung Galaxy Note & SII
(photos: Ultra Case) Metallic Bumper Case for Samsung Galaxy Note & S2 | US$46.99 | www.ultra-case.com

in recent years, iPhone-related accessories have flooded the market like a massive flood from a burst dam and in the process, leaving other popular makes of smartphone high and dry. however, with Android phones like the Samsung Galaxy Note and Galaxy S2 gaining popularity, manufacturers are beginning to open up to developing cases for them. the Metallic Bumper Cases for Samsung Galaxy Note and Galaxy S2 are just the handful that surfaced in recent time and boy, do they look pretty. costing $46.99 a pop, the Metallic Bumper Case is crafted from aluminum that offers protection for your phone’s sides with the look to match. Continue reading Metallic Bumper Case for Samsung Galaxy Note & SII

Plantronics BackBeat GO

Plantronics BackBeat GO
(photos: Plantronics) Plantronics BackBeat GO | US$99.99 | www.plantronics.com

all this while, Bluetooth-based accessories makers have been peddling Bluetooth headset that’s either too cumbersome (read: awful) or only offers audio streaming in mono. both are the very reasons why we, style-conscious freaks, shy away from them. however, things are looking to change with the Plantronics BackBeat GO. what looks like a set of regular in-ear buds is actually a full-fledge Bluetooth headset that, when paired with a smartphone, allows you to enjoy A2DP audio streaming and take calls. Continue reading Plantronics BackBeat GO

ULTIMA Smartphone Holder [video]

ULTIMA Smartphone Holder
(photos: NKMOS) ULTIMA Smartphone Holder | from US$65.00 | www.nkmos.com

personally, I am not a huge fan of putting a smartphone holder in my car – drink holder, yes but probably no when it comes to smartphone. however, if you find yourself in need of such a gadget accessory but sneers at those cheap plastic-made holder, then help is here. the Ultima (no relation to the popular RPG of the bygone era) smartphone holder is one holder that will appease your style-conscious ego. its aluminum construction makes it a style-sensible choice over those ugly black plastic offerings in the market and it boast an “intuitive holding mechanism” that only requires users to press and hold to insert their smartphone, and vice versa for releasing. it does not bear any measured increments for its sliding mechanism and therefore, it should fit virtually any smartphone accurately and snugly. Continue reading ULTIMA Smartphone Holder

Lomography LomoKino Smart Phone Holder

Lomography LomoKino Smart Phone Holder
(photos: Lomography) Lomography LomoKino Smart Phone Holder | US$24.90 | www.lomography.com

we were intrigued by LomoKino, the 35mm movie camera but we are not so keen in putting our money on one cos’ the process of converting your analog film into a digital copy that you can share it with the rest of the world could be a long and arduous process. lucky for us, the folks at Lomography see this as a potential stumbling block and have released the LomoKino Smart Phone Holder, a nifty device that will assist you in digitizing your LomoMovies. all you have to do is to load your recorded footage into the LomoKinoscope, mount your smartphone to the LomoKino Smart Phone Holder, and start recording as you crank the LomoKinoscope. An exceedingly straightforward and simple process and it cost just $24.90 a pop. Continue reading Lomography LomoKino Smart Phone Holder

Liquipel. coating that waterproofs your phone [videos]

Liquipel
(photos: Liquipel) Liquipel | US$59.00 | www.liquipel.com

water is the greatest enemy of any standard mobile phone and thus, the prospect of an aftermarket solution that could give your phone the waterproof capability is something of a dream come true and it looks like that waterproof solution is a dream no more, at least that’s what the Liquipel claimed to be. so what the heck is a Liquipel? it is a clear coating that, when applied to your mobile device, will protect every feature of your device with a revolutionary waterproof shield. that waterproof magic happens at when your device bonds permanently with Liquipel on the molecular level and the magically part is, you won’t be able to tell the difference until your Liquipel-coated phone comes into contact with water. i don’t know about you but i won’t want to bet my pricey little smartphone on it. Continue reading Liquipel. coating that waterproofs your phone [videos]

Motorola PHOTON HD Station Bundle Box

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(image: Motorola Mobility) Motorola PHOTON HD Station Bundle Box | ¥8,800.00 | www.motorola.com

the graphics power of today’s smartphone is something we could only dream of a decade ago. its power has grow beyond what we could have imagine and to share its power with a laptop or share a video on high definition TVs seems like a logical route to take. with that understanding, Motorola Mobility Japan has announced the Motorola PHOTON HD Station bundle box that let PHOTON users view their HD content in their smartphone on any HDMI-equipped HDTVs. the bundle comes with a sleek PHOTON HD Station dock, HDMI cable, an IR remote control, and AC charger. Continue reading Motorola PHOTON HD Station Bundle Box