Monthly Archives: January 1970

News: Unu Enerpak Battery Pack Giveaway

iLounge and uNu are giving away the following uNu Enerpak Portable Battery Packs. (3) Enerpak Vault (Retail value $79.95) (3) Enerpak Book (Retail value $64.95) (3) Enerpak Tube (Retail value $49.95) For more information visit MyuNu.com. Enter now by filling out the form below. Good Luck! {exp:freeform:form form_name=”enerpak_form” form_id=”freeform” return=”contest/success” […] Read the original post […]

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News: iBattz Mojo Hi5 Powerbank Case Giveaway

iLounge and iBattz are giving away ten (10) iBattz Mojo Hi5 Powerbank Cases for iPhone 5 ($79.90 value). Winners will also receive a Lightning to micro-USB adapter cable (See photo at right). Hi5 is the perfect, ingenious power bank solution that is designed for iPhone 5 in mind. Inspired by […] Read the original post […]

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Review: JBL OnBeat Micro

Though the product name is new, OnBeat Micro is actually a resculpted version of On Stage Micro, a small portable system that changed from a circular dish to a weave-styled version across three iterations, all retaining the same $100 price and basic features: two speakers, a small top-mounted charging dock, […] Read the original post […]

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News: iLounge Weekly coming Monday, last chance for November giveaways

The latest edition of iLounge Weekly, our weekly newsletter covering all things iLounge, will be arriving in subscribers’ inboxes early next week. iLounge Weekly is a summary of the week’s best news, reviews, and feature articles we’ve published, and it also features giveaways and accessory discount offers from various companies. […] Read the original post […]

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Article: Instant Expert: Secrets & Features of iTunes 11

This week Apple released iTunes 11, a major update to its media management application. First previewed at the company’s media event in September as “the new iTunes,” it was originally planned for an October release but later delayed into November. The “11” part of the name remained somewhat ambiguous, appearing […] Read the original post […]

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Mac: Kanex 4-Port USB 3 Hub + USB 3 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter

With Apple’s new iMacs finally making their way to stores, the computer maker’s entire lineup is now outfitted with USB 3.0—save, of course, for the neglected Mac Pro. Kanex has a couple of new accessories to take advantage of the super fast ports: its 4-Port USB 3 Hub ($59) and […] Read the original post […]

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News: Last day for iLounge November giveaways

Four iLounge giveaways end at 11:59 p.m. Pacific tonight—now’s your last chance to enter giveaways for a Geneva Sound System Gold Model S Speaker, iBattz Mojo Battstation Tough Dual Pro battery packs, uNu Ecopak Battery Cases, and the Kensington KeyFolio Pro 2 and Signature Stylus. Click the individual links to […] Read the original post […]

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News: Apple mandates tests before carriers get LTE on iPhone 5

Although the iPhone 5 ships by default with 4G/LTE cellular capabilities, Apple only lets mobile operators use the LTE functionality if the carrier passes Apple’s own tests for LTE performance, according to Telecoms.com. A Swisscom spokesperson said, “Apple only enables 4G access after testing their device on an operator’s live […] Read the original post […]

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First Looks: Odoyo SlimCoat for iPad mini

Odoyo’s new SlimCoat for iPad mini ($TBD) is simply a smaller version of its SlimCoat for the second-, third-, and fourth-generation iPads. The rubber and faux suede case is actually very similar to Apple’s original iPad Case: your tablet simply slides into a pocket on the right, which covers most […] Read the original post […]

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First Looks: iBattz Mojo Battstation Tough Dual Pro

Available in either 7200mAh or 8400mAh configurations, iBattz’ Mojo Battstation Tough Dual Pro ($30-$40) batteries are universal charging solutions at unusually low prices. Each plastic battery is the same physical size, and comes paired with a ruggedized rubber skin, designed to withstand impacts. Included in a package are a Micro-USB […] Read the original post […]

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First Looks: STM Skinny for iPad mini

Unfortunately ringing up at the same price as its full-sized counterpart, STM’s Skinny for iPad mini ($35) is a nylon-covered folio, very similar to the version for the iPad. It’s been modified only in size, with relocation of some of its openings. Its front lid not only turns into viewing […] Read the original post […]

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Review: Lethal Protection Life-Phorm

Our review unit of Life-Phorm arrived covered in white dust from its styrofoam packaging, although that quickly fell off. It felt totally sturdy out of the box—although it’s surely an over-engineered accessory, it’s solid. A screw on the back of the back of the center component can be loosened by […] Read the original post […]

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Review: PureGear PX260 + PX360 Extreme Protection System for iPhone 5

The cases are both made of matte-finished plastic, the back half of which is lined with a thin, soft foam. Once your iPhone has been sandwiched between the two pieces, screws at each of the corners and right in the middle of the long sides are tightened, locking your device […] Read the original post […]

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Review: Brookstone Big Blue Media Tower

Today, we’re looking at four recent wireless releases: Brookstone’s Big Blue Media Tower ($400) and Ecoxgear’s Ecoxbt ($130) are on the Bluetooth side, with AQ Audio’s AQ SmartSpeaker ($179) and Bowers & Wilkins’ A7 ($800) representing AirPlay. Collectively, these speakers are noteworthy because they demonstrate today’s wide variation in wireless […] Read the original post […]

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News: iTunes gift cards: Variable prices, Starbucks, iTunes 11

Apple is introducing new denomination-free iTunes retail gift cards that allow customers to purchase iTunes credit ranging from $15 to $500, 9to5Mac reports. Unlike past iTunes gift cards that were pre-printed with $15, $25, $50, or $100 denominations, the new cards rely on the store’s cashier to put the desired […] Read the original post […]

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