Friday is here once again, so that means it’s time to look at some of the newest accessories to hit the market. In today’s edition, we’re featuring a fun iPhone 6 case, a colorful Lightning cable, and other new companions for your iPhone or iPad.
Amazing Case for the iPhone 6 from PureGear
PureGear’s Amazing Case line has made its way to the iPhone 6. Along with protecting the handset from bumps and drops, it adds a retro twist with a fun game on the back of the case. You’ll try to maneuver a ball through a number of twists and turns.
It can be purchased now from PureGear’s site for $34.99. Buyers can select from three different colors – black, blue, and pink.
FlatOut LED Charging Cable from Scosche
A 3-foot Lightning cable to charge your iPad or iPhone, the FlatOut is highlighted with a built-in LED light. It pulses red when charging and solid blue when the device has reached full capacity. Scosche also offers a three-year warranty for the cable.
You can select from a black, pink, blue, or white version of the cable. It can be purchased from Scosche’s site for $19.99.
Elite 6 Pro Battery Case for the iPhone 6 Plus from PhoneSuit
A slim battery case for the larger iPhone 6 Plus, a 4,200 mAH cell can provide up to 120 percent extra power. The battery can fully charge your iPhone in less than two hours. A low profile and raised front edge helps protect the handset’s screen from drops and scratches. A capacitive touch button can be used to check the case’s battery level along with starting or stopping to charge the iPhone.
Retailing for $109.95, the case is available in a black or blue metallic color.
Pulse Earbuds from Soul Electronics
Soul’s new Pulse earbuds are a perfect companion for your next run or workout. Weighing only 0.6oz, a reversed fitting ear lock cable wraps around the ear and locks tightly into place. They also resist water and sweat. Along with a tangle-free cable, a one-button control allows users to answer calls or control music playback.
You can snag the earphones from the company’s site or Amazon.com for $49. The earbuds are available in red or blue.
Leaf Stress Tracking Jewelry from Bellabeat
Smart jewelry designed for women, the Leaf can monitor activity, sleep, stress, and ovulation. It can be worn as a necklace, bracelet, or clip. The replaceable battery can last for up to six months before needing to be replaced. With the companion app, women can view real-time health feedback and change their behavior accordingly.
The limited-edition model made with dark Marshwood and embellished with gold leaf plating is $250 while a silver leaf version is $119. Both can be preordered now from the company’s site. Shipping is expected in late June.
Walnut iPhone Dock from Grovemade
Made with steel, the heavy dock weighs three pounds and should stay put on your desk. You can use a handset with or without a case. It’s capped with domestically sourced Oregon walnut hand sanded and finished with natural oil and a wax blend.
It can be purchased now for $99. You can also select from a version of the dock made with maple. Because each dock is handmade, each order ships in approximately three weeks. You can choose a version of the dock for the iPhone 5s/5, iPhone 6, or iPhone 6 Plus.
The Portiko is a 6-foot extension cord that can create a charging hub for all of your devices. Along with two 110-volt power outlets, it also features two USB plugs. One of those can charge an iOS device at full speed. An optional self-adhesive metal plate allows the Portiko to be mounted on a wall or desk.
It costs $24.95 from Bluelounge’s site now. You can select from a white or blue version.
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