Apple introduced the highly-anticipated iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus earlier this week, leading to an unprecedented amount of overnight pre-orders for the smartphones and special 24-hour reservation window for customers that experienced pre-order issues. Now, the strong demand is putting pressure on “Made for iPhone” accessory makers.
While much of the excitement this afternoon is surrounding the announcement of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, alongside the Apple Watch and Apple Pay mobile payments platform, Apple has also briefly mentioned that it will be making available Leather Cases and Silicone Cases for both smartphones alongside their release later this month.
If you are anything like me, there are probably three things that you are guaranteed to leave the house with: your wallet, your keys and your smartphone. But when your iPhone dies while you are at school, work or elsewhere, without a charger to be found, it can be a frustrating situation. Fortunately, a new Kickstarter project for a product called the bKey aims to solve that dilemma.
At the end of 2013, a keyboard case called the Typo was unveiled as the “perfect” accessory for your iPhone 5/5s. Immediately after the unveiling, Typo came under fire from its obvious design inspiration, BlackBerry, and so some changes needed to be made for the inexorable sequel. And here we are.
Logitech announced on Wednesday that it will be adding three new smartphone accessories to its product lineup, including the slim and ultra-protective Protection+ case for iPhone 5s. The case features a hard polycarbonate outer shell with flex-resistant corners that are shock absorbing, safeguarding your device from the elements.
Apple has long been rumored to launch headphones which connect to an iOS device using the Lightning cable. This has almost gone official now with Apple introducing a new specification for its MFi or Made for iPhone/iPod/iPad program which allows third party manufacturers to utilize this very feature.
Apple announced its decision to acquire Beats yesterday, and the headphone maker is back in the news again, this time with a new product announcement. Beats Electronics launched a new version of its popular on-ear headphones called the Beats Solo².