Duo Review: Element Case Sector 5 Black Ops Elite And Ronin Bumper/Cases For iPhone 5/5s

Let me start by saying this: If you aren’t ready to spend some cold hard cash on a kick-butt case, then stop reading now. I’m serious, go check out some of our other articles on the site. There are plenty to see. Now, I’m going to get this out of the way upfront. This duo … Read more

Apple Reports Holiday Earnings And They’re Less Than Stellar

For years Apple has been fairly consistent in bringing in some good numbers for its shareholders. But their most recent holiday earnings report has them just about flat. Which isn’t horrible, flat is better than a loss. Still, this is not what shareholders have come to expect from the company. One only needs to look … Read more

Quick Review: Charge Key For iPhone 5/5s By Nomad

So there are a myriad of charging solutions out there for your cell phone, everything from battery banks to extra long cables. While they all work very well and some have advantages over others, one thing they all have in common is their bulk. Nomad is going ultra minimal with their approach to the Charge … Read more

The Kanex Multi-Sync Keyboard For Your iDevices And More

Well this is something I sure would have loved to have seen at CES 2014. But with so much floor space it is impossible to see it all. The Kanex Multi-Sync Keyboard is a full sized Bluetooth Keyboard that allows you to connect to your iPhone, iPad and Mac all at once. Just use the … Read more

Quick Review: Moshi Ionbank 5k External Battery

There are no shortages of external batteries out there trying to gain your business. But Moshi is in the business of making peripherals that complement Apple products aesthetically and their Ionbank 5k certainly does that well. The Ionbank is a 5000 mAh external battery with a lightning connector built in, very nice touch so you … Read more

SwiftKey Keyboard Shows Up On iPhone 5s

So by now we know that Fleksy’s keyboard is available on the iPhone but on a limited basis. Because Apple does not allow any modification to it’s core system, third party keyboards will not work system wide. But, this doesn’t mean app devs have to use the system keyboard. Our friends over at @evleaks have … Read more

Review: Hands-On With The Torso Charging Cable

We’ve posted about Torso here on Techaeris before, and I’ve been lucky enough to get some serious hands on time with a pre-production model of the Kickstarter funded charging cable.  This pocket sized, bendable cable redefines what a charge and sync cable can be.  Keep reading to see how it handles some day-to-day duties.

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Typo, The iPhone 5/5s Keyboard Case A CES 2014 Innovation

OK, let them say what they want to say about Typo but from what my eyes seen at CES 2014, Typo is an awesome iPhone peripheral. Let’s face it, Blackberry is all but dead and many of its users are moving on. Many of those users have moved on to the iPhone and that move … Read more

Review: Blueflame Magnetic Conductive Charger For iPhone 5/5s CES 2014 Stand Out

It was the last day of CES 2014, the vendors were breaking down their booths, people were rushing to shuttle lines ready to get on with life after CES. I too was making my way to the shuttle to Mandalay Bay so I could collapse into bed and rest. That’s when my buddy Rafael from … Read more

TYLT Energi+ Backpack Review: A Tech Backpack With Power

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TYLT sent me their Energi+ Backpack just before I left for CES, and I thought CES would be the prefect venue to test it out. I received the pack about 12 days before I left for CES and decided to not even open it until the day before my flight left so as to not … Read more

Guest Review: Sony Xperia Z1s

Written by Joe Del Vecchio T-Mobile has been making quite a few waves lately with their bold moves in pricing plans, willingness to pay off customers’ Early Termination Fees, and lure new customers away from Verizon, AT&T and Sprint.  Meanwhile, Sony is trying to secure its place among the big boys in the high-end cellphone … Read more

Rokform Just Made Mommy Happier With Its Stroller Mount, A CES 2014 Stand Out

Because not every smartphone user is a man and because not every smartphone user is a business person. Rokform introduced their stroller mount for phones at CES 2014. This is totally awesome for those stay at home mommies (and daddies) who frequently take the kids to the park or on walks. Paired with a Rokform … Read more

Corners 4, The Simplest Protection For Your iPhone, A CES 2014 Stand Out

So there are those of us who want our phones to be encased in large bulky plastic cases, some of which have high drop ratings and water-proof ratings. There are those of us who like a slim lightweight case that offers protection but still covers the phone’s beauty and design. And there are those of … Read more

The Yellow Jacket iPhone 5/5s Stun Gun Case A CES 2014 Stand Out

Walking through CES you see a lot of products. A lot of which are passable, some of which are worth a look, some that are brilliant and then you have those that are shocking. The Yellow Jacket iPhone 5/5s stun gun case falls into that last category. This thing is not only a case but … Read more

Quick Review: Moshi iVisor Glass Screen Protector For iPhone 5/5s

Screen protectors are generally not my thing, I usually run naked on the front of all my devices. But out at CES 2014 Moshi showed me their iVisor Glass screen protectors for the iPhone 5 and 5s. I was pretty impressed with what I saw, the demo unit didn’t even appear to be on the … Read more

Snow Lizard Announces SLXTREME5 – Solar Powered, Waterproof, Battery Boosting Case for iPhone 5/5s

Snow Lizard Products – a case and accessory maker based out of Miami Florida – have just announced the availability of the SLEXTREME case for iPhone 5/5s.  The SLXTREME is solar powered, waterproof up to 6 feet, and includes a 2550mAh battery that more than doubles the capacity of your phone.  The SLXTREME is geared toward the adventurous, as it offers shock protection as well.  Snow Lizard’s press release is below.

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Ballistic Case Introduces HexTec™ Six-Sided Drop Protection Technology At CES 2014

Ballistic invited me to their booth at CES 2014 for a tour and look at their new lineup of cases and new packaging. The revamped lineup and new look is a new beginning for them and it’s a step in the right direction. They’re also introducing their new HexTec™ six sided drop protection tech in their … Read more

Horizon For iOS – Eliminate Vertical Videos Forever

Vertical Video Syndrome (VVS) has been a plague on mankind for far too long.  As the source link below illustrates – and as I’ve shared more times than I can remember – Glove and Boots very successfully documents the perils of VVS.

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The Torso Charging Cable, A CES 2014 Stand Out

I ran into a mountain of cool products at CES last week and one such little beast was the Torso charging solution. This little charging cable (cable term used loosely) is a nifty little USB to Micro USB hub that bends to form a stand to hold your phone when not charging to your computer. … Read more

Blackberry Files Lawsuit Against Ryan Seacrest’s Typo iPhone Keyboard/Case

Blackberry announced it is suing “Typo”, the physical keyboard case funded by Ryan Seacrest. Typo is an iPhone case/keyboard that brings a physical keyboard to the iPhone. And boy does it look at lot like a Blackberry. You be the judge, watch the video below and read the press release after the video. January 3, … Read more

Unboxing Element Case Sector 5 Black Ops Elite & Ronin Bamboo For iPhone 5/5s

The folks over at Element Case were kind enough to send us a Sector 5 Black Ops Elite and Ronin Bamboo iPhone 5/5s case. I decided to do an unboxing video because one of the things I always touch on in my reviews is the packaging. And Element Case has done an awesome job in … Read more

Unboxing Element Case Sector 5 Black Ops Elite & Ronin Bamboo For iPhone 5/5s

The folks over at Element Case were kind enough to send us a Sector 5 Black Ops Elite and Ronin Bamboo iPhone 5/5s case. I decided to do an unboxing video because one of the things I always touch on in my reviews is the packaging. And Element Case has done an awesome job in … Read more

Reported First Generation iPhone Prototype Has Sold On Ebay For $1499

9 to 5 Mac is reporting that a first generation iPhone prototype has just sold on ebay for a hefty $1499. The seller, out of Australia, claims this is an early test prototype and still runs the original Apple prototype software. Here it goes! My wife says I have too much stuff, so I have … Read more

Sony’s Xperia Z1f Killing iPhone Sales In Japan

Softpedia is reporting that Sony’s Japanese Xperia Z1f is leaving Apple’s iPhone 5s behind in sales numbers. They don’t give any official numbers but this is great news for Sony and Android fans alike. The Xperia Z1f is a smaller version of the Z1 and is exclusive to Japan at the moment. There is no … Read more

Apple Devices Dominate In Online Christmas Sales

According to a study done by IBM Digitial Analytics, 23% of total U.S. online sales were done on an iOS device (iPhone or iPad), while Android devices pulled in just 4.6% of online sales. The other notable metric IBM produced was that iOS users outspent their counterpart Android users, spending per order on average $93.94, compared with $48.10 … Read more

Review: iLuv MobiRock Bluetooth Speaker And Qi Wireless Charger Dock

Last we saw iLuv I reviewed their MobiAir Bluetooth speaker dock and thought it was a pretty nice little dock. This time around I was given access to iLuv’s MobiRock Bluetooth Speaker and Qi Wireless Charging Dock. Read on ahead and see what my thoughts are on this piece of equipment. The Good I’ll be … Read more

Apple Nails Down Deal And Enters Chinese Mobile Market

Apple is currently doing the happy dance as it has nailed down a deal with China Mobile to bring the iPhone to the Chinese market. That’s a whopping 760 million potential users that Apple can try and persuade to their platform. We all know that it’s very near impossible that Apple would get close to … Read more

Review: Romo The iPhone Robot

The fun thing about smartphones is that people of all ages can find some form of gaming enjoyment and entertainment in them. Whether we’re playing puzzle games, action games or mind melding games there’s just about something for everyone. But, generally, we play these games holding the smartphone in our hands. Romo is a different … Read more