Kidz Gear has new headphones for little ones

You know that back in the day, owning a mobile phone was pretty big business. You had to be a person with a reasonably comfortable bank balance in order to purchase one of these puppies, and there was still this thing called payphones as well. Make an appointment with a friend, and ensure you stick to the time and place religiously, as there was no way to keep in touch otherwise. These days, the cost of ownership of phones have dropped so much that even little kids own a handset, and the more privileged ones carry around iPhones in addition to a slew of other Apple products such as an iPad and iPod touch.
This revolution in the mobile consumer electronics industry has certainly led to a change in the way third party accessories manufacturers churn out products – they now have an even larger market to target, and Kidz Gear decided to throw their lot with Cupertino’s devices with their latest offering, targeting kids who own a myriad of Apple devices, coming in the form of the Kidz Gear Apple Wired Headphones for Kids.

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Rokform Rokbed v3 iPhone case

When you have a device like the iPhone and the iPod touch selling like hot cakes, and folks do actually camp outside your store a couple of days before the actual launch date just to be one of the first in the world to lay hands on the latest iPhone, you know that you are on to a winner here. Needless to say, with such a huge market base, third party manufacturers too, are more than happy to see such a successful product being introduced to the world, as it means another avenue for profit has just opened up. The accessories market for the iPod and iPhone range is definitely a money spinning one, especially when you get your formula right.
Rokform intends to make a splash with their unique Rokbed v3 iPhone case, having picked up an International CES Innovations 2012 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree in the process. This case for the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S features outstanding design and engineering, and the first time you lay your eyes on it, you would definitely be surprised at the bright, bold colors and cutting edge form factor.

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Miveu camera mount for the iPhone4/4S

Every time I go to CES, I always try to find trends in technology. For example, it appeared that every major electronics company had an ultrabook, and most of the newer cameras have a design that I call “ready for action”.
These are like the cameras that GoPro puts out, designed to attach to your ski helmet or other type of helmet so you can show off your extreme lifestyle from your own POV. Liquid Image, for example, unveiled the EGO camera that does such a purpose.
The Miveau isn’t a camera, but it is mounting for the iPhone 4 and 4S camera. It straps to the user’s chest, and he or she puts on the lens, which can extend the iPhone viewing angle to record from a sweet perspective. You can watch an actual Miveu video after the jump, and I will tell you that it is pretty amazing. The way the biker goes through the trees reminds me of the space bike chase scene from Return of the Jedi.

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AOC Aire Monitor with Docking Station

iPod, iPhone and iPad docks are dime a dozen, but how many of your computers can actually feature a full-fledged docking system that caters for Apple’s range of iOS-powered devices? AOC enters the fray just in time for CES 2012, unveiling the AOC Aire Monitor with Docking Station. Touted to be the ultimate monitor for iPod and iPhone owners, it will offer a 23” Full High Definition monitor that boasts an integrated universal docking station for the iPhone and iPod which will pave the way for immediate video, audio and photo playback.

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Gavio’s got a speaker for the iPod Nano called “The Pill”

Some of you might remember when we covered the Kube 2 Player, and how that there is still a market for small MP3 players.
As long as there small MP3 players, there will be a market for small MP3 player speakers. This particular one is known as “The Pill”, and it is from a Singapore company known as Gavio.
There really isn’t much that my Source says about the Pill, other than it is a 5.8 inch speaker system designed for the iPod nano 6th Generation.

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Opena Case, the bottle opener/case for the iPhone 4

We have discussed the Opena Case for the iPhone 4 before, and I have recently had a chance to try one out for myself.
The Opena case is supposedly “the world’s first iPhone 4 case with a slide out bottle opener”. This isn’t the first time that I have tried out a bottle opener that is also an iPhone case. I remember one that I tried out at a CTIA that had an app with it that would do a programmable sound effect when you opened a bottle.
The protective PC/ABS hard case has an integrated slide out stainless steel bottle opener, and I found that it slides in and out quite well. This feature makes it really stand out amongst iPhone 4 cases/bottle openers, and I wonder if there will be more like them in the future.

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Behringer iNuke Boom might be loudest iDevice dock yet

I know that I have mentioned this before, that iPod/iPhone/iPad docks are dime a dozen – but just how loud can such devices get? If you are renting an apartment and want to irritate the rest of your owner’s neighbors, or just want to make a plain nuisance of yourself, then you would do well to consider the iNuke Boom from Behringer. The name of this particular iDevice dock is rather obvious, it will deliver audio levels and quality that, in street parlance, “is the bomb.” The big question is this, just how much more explosive can it get?
The name Behringer might give you a clue, being an award-winning innovator of affordable professional audio and music equipment. In order to celebrate the launch of 50 new consumer audio products, Behringer’s iNuke Boom is proud to be the loudest iPad, iPod and iPhone dock that anyone and everyone would have ever come across at CES next year in Las Vegas – which incidentally, is only a month away.

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Bicycle mount from Joy Factory plays nice with iPhone 4 and 4S

If you love your iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S to bits and pieces, and bring it with you just about everywhere you go, then surely those who cycle around would love to have this bicycle mount from Joy Factory – known as the StormCruiser, this is the latest mounting system for both smartphone from Apple. I suppose folks who use an app on the smartphone to keep track of how far they have cycled as well as the amount of calories that they have burned will find such a mount useful.
The new StormCruiser will is a perfect solution for mountain bike riders, active adults as well as moms who are on-the-go, where their Apple device is their main communications device as well as a handy GPS navigation system, et al. Sporting a scratch-resistant case, it will allow you to access the GPS, phone and music features without fear of the Gorilla Glass display cracking when you take a tumble as you navigate through tough mountain bike trails. Bring it out with you while walking to the park as well without any worries.

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