Archive for iPod accesories

DLO WallDock Takes the Cables Out of iDevice Charging

With the vast popularity of the Apple iPod and iPhone, it makes sense that there would be a wealth of accessories on the market. And there seems to be a never ending supply of little gadgets built for the iPhone and iPod touch, and this latest which comes DLO [Digital Lifestyle Outfitters] is yet another iPod and iPhone device that will turn any power outlet into a dock. The item is called the WallDock. In the office, the bedroom, the kitchen – WallDock goes anywhere you need a convenient, cable-free charging solution. 4dec09oj2br3juaThe wall-mounted dock lets you get rid of cables so you can give your iPhone or iPod a safe and secure place to charge. The cushioned top supports your iPhone or iPod without the need for fit inserts, and it hides the dock connector when not in use. The dock pivots to let your iPhone or iPod rest gently against the wall. It is compatible all current iPod and iPhone products such as iPhone 3G/3GS, iPod touch, iPod nano (all gen) and iPod classic.

The WallDock claims to output more juice that takes shorter charging time compared to standard, less powerful chargers. Just in time for the holidays, right? If you are interested, the Digital Lifestyle Outfitters DLA49002/17 Wall Dock for iPod and iPhone will only set you back $25.

iCarte Turns the iPhone into an NFC Handset and RFID Reader/Writer

If you want to turn your iPhone into a near field communications or RFID reader, now there is an app (and a hardware accessory) for that. Say hello to iCarte – the first NFC/RFID reader for iPhones.

iCarte-110The iCarte slots onto your iPhone and plugs into your sync port, the device can then read RFID tags and transfer the data to the iPhone app. It operates at 13.56MHz and supports a wide range of ISO14443A/B and ISO15693 tags including NXP MIFARE and I-CODE SLI, Texas Instrument Tag-it HF-I, etc. It is capable of peer to peer communications utilizing NFCIP-1 and ISO 18092 standards and the embedded secure access module (SAM) is compliant with JCOP operating system.

In addition to NFC and peer to peer communication capabilities, the iCarte supports multiple RFID protocol read and write functions. RFID tag information can be read and written by the iCarte and communicated in real-time to enterprise databases through the iPhone’s Wi-Fi or 3G connections. Business users can use the iPhone and iCarte for commercial applications such as asset tracking, document tracking, healthcare, security and access control.

The iCarte also contains an embedded smart-chip which can be configured as debit, credit, pre-paid and loyalty cards turning the iPhone into an electronic wallet. This makes the iCarte ideal for iPhone users who want to use their iPhone for fast and secure contactless payments, transit payments, loyalty rewards, checking balances, top-up pre-paid credit, discovering new services from smart posters or kiosks and exchanging information with other NFC phones.

The iCarte works with iPhone 3G and 3GS with OS version 3.0 or higher and comes with a mini-USB connector that can double as a charger for the iPhone and sync your device with iTunes.

Altec Lansing Mix iMT800 Digital BoomBox for your iPod and iPhone

Got an iPod? iPhone? Altec Lansing got your back – and your music. Just slide your device into this dock and you’re ready for some get-down breakdancing. Compatible with both iPhone and iPod with retro audio rack-style design, this digital boombox, called Mix, is dubbed as the “next generation” boombox for the way music aficionados are playing their music today.altec lansingTrue to its retro boombox roots, the Mix runs on AC or gives 30 hours of play time on 8 D-cell batteries. It drives your favorite music through especially engineered horn-loaded tweeters and mid-range drivers. The 5.25-inch side-firing subwoofer and 5.25-inch tuned passive radiator pump out natural roaring bass, boosted with XdB technology for extra heavy punch. Users can also mix up between three music player inputs – a 30-pin dock connector for the iPhone and iPod as well as two front-facing 3.5mm jacks, so everyone can jump in with their jams. And its features don’t end there! The Mix also includes onboard FM radio and a seven-band graphic organizer, allowing music lovers to quickly tailor the sound to their desired taste.

Now, if you want to take the Mix on the road, you can rely on its heavy-duty handles, plus you can always know your beat with its track, artist, album, and station display. And if a call is received on your iPhone, the music automatically pauses. What more could you ask for?

The Mix will just cost you $300 – low-priced for such stylish, portable boombox. Get it right here!

Scosche IDR350M – Works with iPhone and Made for iPod, Now Available

Good news to all iPhone 3GS, iPod Shuffle (Gen 3), iPod Touch (Gen 2), iPod Nano (Gen 4), and iPod Classic 120GB users. Why? Well, it is because Scosche’s IDR350M noise isolating earphones is now available.

scoche1-300x1381The IDR350M features Scosche’s integrated tapLINE control technology that enables users to play/pause, skip tracks, adjust volume, navigate playlists, activate the voice control feature, record voice memos, and answer/end calls without having to take their iPhone or iPod out of their pocket or bag. This functionality is useful for the 3rd Gen iPod Shuffle users out there, as the model lacks control buttons.

And since the IDR350M is compatible with Apple’s new Voice Control Technology, iPhone 3GS users will only say the name of a contact or say a phone number to place a call. Now, if you want to play a specific track, just say the name of the song. If you want to know the title of the song or what song is playing, you can also do that. You can even ask your iPhone to play similar songs with the IDR350M. Cool gadget, eh?

The IDR350M will also allow users to customize their earphones because it comes with 6 different interchangeable color caps to match their mood or color coordinate with their outfit.

Interested in picking up a pair of IDR350M? Get it right here!

Car Stereo that is iPod Compatible


It is amazing to know that most cars nowadays have new features like LCD monitors, lightings and enhanced sounds. The best thing your car would have is the car stereo that has iPod compatibility. The only thing that is change from the old models is the plug-in to dock-in that will swallow your iPod and protect it.

It is a hazard for the driver to have so many cables near him while driving. It may bother you while driving, may knock off your iPod when you accidentally pull some wirings. In the saddest thing is when you left your iPod inside the car, the case is theft, it may be tempting to others eyes. So this new built car stereo will keep your iPod safe and make your car organized.

I presume this is the reason why Fusion produced the CA-IP500, which will factually ingest your entire iPod. This will enable the iPod playlist to be broadcasted all the way through your car’s stereo system, and you will be able to control it via the simple CA-IP500’s controls, which bear a resemblance to iPod controls.

Additional features contain a dot-matrix OLED display, AM/FM tuner, 7-band equalizer, SRS Wos sound shaping, and it has a security features so merely the driver is the only able to access his or her iPod. And to add up, the CA-IP500 can also top up the battery of your iPod when it docks inside.

The CA-IP500 is compatible with the iPod Touch Gen1 and Gen2, the iPod Classic Gen5, Gen6, Gen7, and the iPod Nano Gen2, Gen3 and Gen4.

Keep your iPod secure and useful anywhere. Bid one here.

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