iPhone Accessories

Apple Patent Reveals Wireless iPhone Chargers

Among 27 new patents granted to Apple today is an interesting wireless charging dock concept reviewed by Patently Apple. Basically, an inductive charging circuit makes the dock capable of charging an iPhone or other mobile device without a connector. The dock itself would be linked to a power source.

Apple patent inductive charger

Just resting a compatible iPhone on the dock would initiate charging, while a reradiating antenna inside the dock would enhance the strength of nearby Wi-Fi signals. Presumably this wireless data connection would be used to sync the device while charging. Current iPhone models are already capable of automatic syncing while plugged into a power source.

Now Waterproof Your iPhone 4/4S for 50 Bucks

There's been a lot of talk about the next generation iPhone sporting waterproof technology. Both Liquipel and HzO are looking to make all of your favorite mobile electronics immune to water exposure and its consequences.

In the meantime, we've seen several cases including the Case Marine and ECO MarineCase hit the market and promise to keep your iPhone dry. Those looking for an all-around durable and waterproof iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S case are in luck, because now the top-notch Lifeproof iPhone Case is running just $51.99 in black on Amazon.com.

Upcoming Dock Converts Your iPhone into a Laptop

Most of the time we see products such as cases that convert the iPad into a notebook computer. The ClamCase is one example which simply adds a keyboard to the iPad display. Now the makers of ClamCase have their sights set on iPhones with the upcoming ClamBook.

Clambook iPhone accessory

ClamBook connects to your iPhone, providing a full 16:9 LED backlit laptop display and normal sized keyboard. Since the smartphone is the brains of the ClamBook, the unit is extremely thin and runs cool. The built-in battery powers the screen and charges the iPhone when connected.

Minimal Waterproof iPhone Case Protects Without Bulk

Looking to waterproof your iPhone without expensive treatments or bulky cases? For those who don't need to go deeper than 30 feet, it looks like the solution is here. A lightweight, easy to install case has arrived called the Case Marine, which is so thin you can even use it under another case.

Case Marine iPhone waterproof

Some have even referred to the accessory as an iPhone "condom" since it's stretchy and installs so quickly on the device. The front of the Case Marine covering the screen is acrylic, and the rest of the case slips on easily and seals with a JIS rating of IPX8. This just means you don't have to worry about any unwanted fluids leaking inside.

Turn Your iPod or iPhone Into a Pico Projector With the PoP Video iOS Accessory

PoP Video is now accepting pre-orders for their new pico projector accessory for the iPhone or iPod touch (3rd / 4th generation). The PoP Video peripheral transforms your iPhone or iPod into a photo / movie projector by connecting to your device via the 30-pin connector.

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According to the official website, the PoP Video accessory features 960 x 540 video output, and a built-in Lithium-ion rechargeable battery with up to two hours of playtime. There is also an official app that allows you to customize settings amongst other things.

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