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designed by m Introduces Stunning Collection of Minimalist Accessories for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

17 Sep 2014 designed by m Introduces Stunning Collection of Minimalist Accessories for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Precision-crafted accessories provide precise fit and ultimate protection MIAMI – designed by m, a company best known for their passion for design and true appreciation for affordable simplicity and functionality, is thrilled to announce their new collection of accessories for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. “We’ve been eagerly awaiting the unveiling of Apple’s new iPhone 6 to unveil our new collection,” said Lester Mapp, CEO and Founder of designed by m. “The design inspiration behind this new collection is to preserve the overall aesthetic of the iPhone 6 with a line of very simple, minimal and sexy accessories.” AL13 v3 for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus We reimagined what iPhone protection could be by asking a simple question. Why should everyday protection for your iPhone be bulky? The elegant AL13 v3 allows you to have tough aluminum protection without drastically changing the look of your iPhone. With its beautiful rounded edges and elegant design, AL13 v3 is the epitome of form and function. Available in silver, champagne, space gray, matte black, and believer green. Pre-order now for $55; retail $79.99 at thinkbym.com FEATURES Crafted from Aerospace Aluminum Tough yet incredibly lightweight Protects the iPhone without changing its look Shock [...]

Practical Protection for Everyday Assets, booq’s Taipan shock is a Professional’s New Go-To Companion

17 Sep 2014 Practical Protection for Everyday Assets, booq’s Taipan shock is a Professional’s New Go-To Companion

Lightweight backpack offers maximum organization and storage to accommodate everyday accessories Sierra Madre, Calif –  The dynamic team at booq, creators of ultra-sleek and fashionably functional backpacks and bags, introduces the latest addition to their Taipan collection, the Taipan shock. Creative professionals who frequently need to access the office on-the-go will appreciate the Taipan shock’s perfectly placed pockets, spacious interior and durable materials. Designed with both function and style in mind, the bag provides protection and quick access to a professional’s most important assets. The Taipan shock is now available for $95 at www.booqbags.com and retailers throughout the country. Watch the Taipan shock in action here. Keeping with booq’s tradition of bags that are intelligently designed and supremely functional, the Taipan shock offers a large main compartment with document storage and multiple accessories pockets for smaller items like pens or charging cables. A separate, thickly padded laptop compartment keeps MacBooks and PCs up to 16.4” secure, and the front of the bag provides an easy-access zippered pocket that offers storage for a seven-inch tablet. Side pockets provide quick access to accessories, sunglasses or keys that can be attached to the booq key holder. In addition to optimal organization, booq’s new [...]

FAVI Launches All-in-One Android Projector PC

17 Sep 2014 FAVI Launches All-in-One Android Projector PC

Portable smart projector allows you to download apps and stream content on-the-go Detroit, MI  – FAVI Entertainment empowers you to break free from the hassle of wired projectors and go completely wireless with the new Pico+ Smart Projector. The projector is lightweight, ultra-portable and features an integrated OS, allowing you to directly download and stream content directly from the device. The Pico+ Smart Projector eliminates the need of carrying a mobile device or additional hardware to provide content, making it easier than ever to stream your favorite apps and videos virtually anywhere. “Projectors were once reserved for classrooms and conference rooms, but we’ve made it simple to use a projector in just about any setting,” said Jeremy Yakel, president of FAVI Entertainment. “The Pico+ Smart Projector can be setup anywhere to stream content directly from the projector, your mobile device or computer without the burden of a wired connection.” The Pico+ Smart Projector features a built-in Android 4.2.2 OS and also allows you to directly download media and run apps like Netflix, DropBox, Skype, and many more in Google Play. It is compatible with most smart devices, comes with built-in Wi-Fi and projects up to 120 inches, great for making [...]

OGIO – Golf’s Diamond in the Rough Continues to Build its Team to Support Rapid Growth

17 Sep 2014 OGIO – Golf’s Diamond in the Rough Continues to Build its Team to Support Rapid Growth

OGIO International Inc. announces golf retail veteran, Chris Ross, as the most recent addition to its expanding company direct employed sales team

Cleaning is Back in Fashion with Toddy Gear’s New 9×9 Smart Cloth

16 Sep 2014 Cleaning is Back in Fashion with Toddy Gear’s New 9×9 Smart Cloth

Dual-sided microfiber cloth provides versatile cleaning for sensitive, everyday surfaces Chicago, Ill. -  Toddy Gear, creator of smart, functional and fashionable tech accessories like The Wedge™ Mobile Device Stand and Pocket Toddy, announces its biggest product yet: the 9×9 Smart Cloth. Changing the way people care for their electronic devices, the Smart Cloth is a dual-sided microfiber cleaning cloth perfect for cleaning sensitive screens and surfaces that are prone to smudges and smears. Available in a variety of colors and patterns and large enough to clean bigger electronics and household items, the 9×9 Smart Cloth is available on Toddy Gear’s website now for $14.99. The 9×9 Smart Cloth is seemingly simple but packed with function and technology. Use the plush microfiber side of the cloth to clean a multitude of surfaces like smart phones, televisions or camera lenses, and then flip it over and use the silky microfiber side to polish belongings until they’re like-new, for that out-of-the-box feeling. Featuring an anti-microbial coating that’s protected with Microbe Shield Technology the protective coating prevents the buildup of mold and mildew on the Smart Cloth after multiple uses. The Smart Cloth is also naturally hydrophilic, which means it not only attracts dust and water but [...]

Griffin and Crayola Announce Next Generation iMarker and Trace & Draw, Accessories that Inspire Kids’ Creativity

16 Sep 2014 Griffin and Crayola Announce Next Generation iMarker and Trace & Draw, Accessories that Inspire Kids’ Creativity

  The new Crayola iMarker and Color 360 app bring your iPad to life with fun coloring activities that are easy to use. Kids can also create their own coloring pages with the new Crayola Trace & Draw. Nashville, Tenn. – September 16, 2014 – Griffin Technology, one of the world’s foremost creators of innovations for everyday life, andCrayola, whose products have inspired creative expression in children for more than 100 years, are proud to announce the newest versions of their popular Crayola iMarker and Trace & Draw accessories for iPad. Combined with a suite of compatible Crayola apps, Crayola iMarker and Trace & Draw enable young artists to blend traditional coloring activities with mobile technology. New Crayola-inspired coloring accessories and apps keep children entertained for hours, making them the perfect companions for long road trips and holiday travel. The vibrantly colored iMarker, $29.99, is a kid-friendly stylus that packs all your favorite crayons, pencils and markers into the perfect shape for little hands, and is easy to take on-the-go. When paired with the free Color 360 app, your iPad (2nd, 3rd and 4th generation), iPad Air and iPad mini are transformed into a fun and interactive digital coloring book [...]

Spotify Connect Adds Even Greater Functionality to Cambridge Audio’s Network Music Platform

15 Sep 2014 Spotify Connect Adds Even Greater Functionality to Cambridge Audio’s Network Music Platform

    London – September 10, 2014 – The multi-award-winning Stream Magic 6 V2 from Cambridge Audio is now updated with Spotify Connect functionality for an even better listening experience. Developed by Cambridge Audio’s research and development team in the heart of London, the Stream Magic 6 V2 delivers sensational quality digital music from multiple sources in an elegant, simple-to-use and highly affordable package. Available as a simple firmware update to the Stream Magic 6 V2, Spotify Connect functionality allows effortless control of your Spotify music and playlists from a phone or tablet, all played through the Stream Magic 6 V2 in stunning high quality. With this update, Stream Magic 6 V2 owners in all Spotify markets can now enjoy Spotify’s new home audio experience with simple hassle-free music control and instant access to Spotify’s curated playlists, personalised radio, and vast catalogue of music. With the added benefit of no longer relying on ‘line of sight’ connections to stream music from your phone or tablet to the Stream Magic 6 V2, Spotify Connect also allows you to continue to use your phone or tablet for calls or games away from the Stream Magic 6 V2, without the music ever stopping. [...]

ZVOX Introduces Ultra-Wide Platinum Series SoundBase Systems For TVs 50″+

15 Sep 2014 ZVOX Introduces Ultra-Wide Platinum Series SoundBase Systems For TVs 50″+

  aptX Bluetooth Connectivity, AccuVoice Vocal Enhancement and Built-In Subwoofers Offer Audiophile Performance — Ideal For TVs Up To 80″ Wide  Swampscott, Massachusetts, September 15, 2014 — ZVOX, the company that pioneered both the sound bar and SoundBase® concept of home theater, today introduces the company’s new Platinum Series, offering theater-quality, 3-D sound with the simplicity of a pedestal design and single-wire connectivity. There are three new models included in the Platinum Series in 42″, 36″ and 30″ widths, accommodating up to 80″, 70″ and 60″ televisions respectively*. Each model is housed in a wood cabinet (MDF) and features up to three built-in powered subwoofers that operate in conjunction with ZVOX’s proprietary technologies including PhaseCue® virtual surround sound and AccuVoice® vocal enhancement technology. “As TVs get larger, their stands are becoming wider, yet the majority of pedestal-style sound systems are designed for 40-inch TVs,” said Tom Hannaher, CEO of ZVOX Audio. “We designed the Platinum Series for people who want a full-blown home theater experience in a sleek form-factor without the wires and clutter of added speakers, yet might have 60-inch, 70-inch or even 80-inch wide TVs.” Features: Great Sound: All three ZVOX Platinum SoundBase systems use five high-quality, full-range [...]

iDevices To Launch One of the First HomeKit Compatible Products This Year

11 Sep 2014 iDevices To Launch One of the First HomeKit  Compatible Products This Year

Avon, Conn. – Sept. 11, 2014 – This week our team, made up of some of the most passionate IoT engineers, app developers, UX designers, industrial designers and hardware/software specialists in the world, was gluedto their computer screens as Apple unveiled the iPhone 6, Apple Watch and further details on iOS 8 at their yearly event. The event held even more anticipation and excitement than usual, as one key feature of iOS 8 will have a huge impact on iDevices and our products: HomeKit. This iOS 8 framework will streamline the connection of smart appliances and accessories and will add the ability to control products through Siri® voice controls as well as group devices to create ‘scenes’. At WWDC in June, Apple announced HomeKit and showcased iDevices as one of the trusted companies selected to be an Apple HomeKit product developer, alongside Philips, Broadcom, Chamberlain and Schlage (see image above). It’s been clear over the last year, that the home automation market is fragmented and lacking any clear direction. It’s currently saturated with closed systems that require hubs and force users to stick with one brand for their entire house, instead of being able to choose products that best fit [...]

Cambridge Audio Expands Bluetooth Speaker Range; Ultra Compact G2 is Stylish, Portable and Loud

11 Sep 2014 Cambridge Audio Expands Bluetooth Speaker Range;  Ultra Compact G2 is Stylish, Portable and Loud

G2 allows for wireless syncing to another unit for bigger sound London – September 11, 2014 – Created in London by Cambridge Audio, the G2 is an ultra-compact Bluetooth speaker with big sound and a big battery. This brand new offering from Cambridge Audio benefits from the brand’s extensive in-house audio expertise to ensure superb performance and a sound scale far beyond its compact size. With a four speaker array, 10 hours of battery life, integrated hands-free speakerphone and a sleek and stylish design, the G2 can fit neatly in a bag, provide powerful tunes in the park, and simultaneously charge a depleted phone on the go. The G2 also has the ability to be sync’d with another G2 to create an even bigger sound! CONNECT AND PLAY Joining Cambridge Audio’s ever expanding wireless family, the G2 can be connected to virtually any device via Bluetooth and also supports one-touch pairing using Near-Field Communication (NFC) technology, built into the G2.Additionally, the G2 remembers eight different devices (phones, tablets or laptops) so there is no need to continually disconnect, un-pair and re-pair each time for each user, though it can only connect to one device at a time to play music. [...]