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For the first time ever, the Super Bowl will be streamed online and to smartphones. So I say, now’s the perfect time to pick up the iPhone 4S! You’ll be able to download the NFL Mobile smartphone app, which will have exclusive camera angles, in-game highlights and live stats. Score!
Teens love both texting and all things tiny, so yours will go ga-ga for the HP Veer, currently the smallest smartphone on the market. Palm-sized but with a full slide-out keyboard, it also boasts a 5-megapixel camera for top-notch audio and video. Add to that a vivid touchscreen, access to the web, apps and social networks, and the Veer is the perfect companion for an on-the-go lifestyle.
College students will have more on their plates than ever, between all of their classes and extracurricular activities. They're going to need a phone that can handle their busy lives. This BlackBerry Curve 8530 for Verizon Wireless offers touch-sensitive optical trackpad technology, a memory card slot that supports up to 16 GB micro-SD memory cards, dedicated media control keys on the top of the phone, and a light, slim package.
Thankfully, phones have come a long way from the princess phone that we had in our bedroom as a teenager. But every now and then, we miss holding our phone between our chin and shoulder when we chat with friends. The YUBZ Retro Handset gives us the best of both worlds: the modern convenience of a cell phone and the old-school vibe of a handset. All you have to do is simply plug in... more
There's no escaping Lady Gaga. She's infiltrated our culture, first with the no pants trend, and now with her own set of headphones. Designed by Miss Gaga herself, these Monster Power Lady Gaga Heartbeats Noise Isolating Headphones (Ear Buds) reproduce your music with pumping lows, rich mids, and clear highs. Ultra-fine conductors and a patented Magnetic FluxTube design produce subtle details in your music so you'll never miss a beat to your favorite song.
This fun little gadget will add a new dimension to your camera phone pictures. The Jelly Fish Eye Camera Phone Lens creates a wide-angle, panoramic shot, and a fish-eye effect for up-close objects. Simply attach the lens to your camera phone using the self-adhesive backing (don't worry, it cleanly detaches). The bungee attachment makes it easy to take the lens along with you so you'll never miss the perfect picture moment.
Dead batteries always seem to confront us at the worst of times: when were trying to get directions, make an urgent phone call, or read a long-awaited email. Whether you forgot to plug in last night or just ran down your battery with a period of heavy use, this back-up battery pack will save the day. It's an especially good idea for travelers who may not have the opportunity to charge their iPhone or... more
Keep your iPhone 3G close at hand for important calls and then transform it into a tabletop movie player with this versatile holster. The mClip keeps your iPhone securely attached to your belt and converts it into an adjustable stand, making your phone ready for hands-free entertainment in an instant. Perfect for the frequent flyer; prop this up on your tray table and watch the in-flight movie of your choice. The holsters snug corner... more
Our techie friends first came to mind when we saw this Powermat Home & Office Wireless Battery Charger; but really, we think just about anyone would love to find one under the tree this holiday season. The mat wirelessly charges up to three devices at once. All you have to do is lay your cell phone, iPod, etc. on the mat, and that's it. We're not sure how it works, but we want one.... more
Sad but true: some of us are still tooling around in cars that not only dont have auxiliary audio inputs, they dont even have CD players. But that doesnt mean were destined to listen only to the radio or our old Color Me Badd cassettes. We can put that tape deck back to good use with this iPod Cassette Adapter. Although weve never understood how these things work, they do, allowing us to plug... more
Whether it's "Eye of the Tiger" or the theme from "Rocky," we all have that song that motivates us to go just a little bit farther. Now you can take your favorite workout songs, podcasts, and audiobooks on the go with this sturdy iPod Touch armband. The included Cable Capsule keeps earbud wires out of your way, and a clear protector keeps your screen safe but still permits easy navigation. This armband even has... more
There are plenty of FM transmitters that allow people to wirelessly listen to their iPod or iPhone over their car stereo, but we especially like how tidy and sleek this Griffin Tech RoadTrip Transmitter is. A sturdy steel neck plugs your device in to charge, while Griffins SmartScan technology automatically finds the best frequencies to use and saves them to pre-set buttons. Weve used this kind of technology before and found it somewhat frustrating... more
Add a bit of subtle style to your iPhone 3G or 3GS with this sleek case. Its both strong and sensitive; the hard plastic shell has a metallic finish, but it feels soft and velvety in your hand. The snazzy red and black design hugs your iPhone to keep it safe, but still allows access to all its ports and buttons; a screen protector keeps your touch screen scratch-free. Thats what we call style... more
Use the camera on your iPhone enough and you're bound to become frustrated by its limitations. At least one of these can be overcome with this clever case, which both protects your iPhone and enhances its ability to take photos close-up. Simply slide the built-in lens over the iPhone's lens when you need to get close, and slide it back when you're done. Your iPhone will be able to focus on objects a little... more
If mom drools at the electronics store rather than the jewelry store, give her the gift of mobility with the RIM Blackberry Bold. This tiny device will keep her connected to the Web, email, and a host of productivity tools. She can take pictures, listen to music, and shoot video with this Blackberry that gets top marks from CNET and customers already using it.
If you've been thinking about indulging in an Apple iPhone 3G, "now is the time" to buy, CNET advises those who've been considering the purchase or upgrade. There's no denying the appeal of this phone, which is part communications device and part entertainment device, all wrapped up in sleek package. Developers have already created thousands of applications you can add to the phone, so there's no shortage of ways to customize it. Go ahead,... more
Introducing the BlackBerry Storm, the first touch-screen BlackBerry that CNET says "will definitely give the Apple iPhone a run for its money" because it "offers consumers and mobile professionals a full-featured smartphone with an innovative touch screen at a good price." The phone uses BlackBerry's "SurePress" touch screen, where you have to press down on the screen (unlike the iPhone), and has dual-mode functionality for seamless world roaming. Other features include a 3.2-megapixel camera,... more
If you're a text messaging addict on a budget - and if you wear tight pants - check out the Pantech Slate. At less than 1 centimeter thick, the Slate is the "world's thinnest messaging device," so it just might fit in the back pocket of your skinny jeans. The phone's slim design, big QWERTY keyboard, and price point ($50 with a 2-year AT&T contract) are its main selling points, but it also offers... more
The new BlackBerry Bold smartphone (RIM changed the name from "BlackBerry 9000") is getting rave reviews. PC World says it's "by far the best BlackBerry yet" and "great for both enterprise users and regular consumers." Gizmodo says it's "RIM's most powerful, polished handset ever." And CNET says the smartphone "impresses with its brilliant display, enhanced productivity tools, and excellent multimedia performance." Features include 3G, Wi-Fi, BlackBerry OS 4.6, Bluetooth, full QWERTY keyboard, GPS, web... more
What's even better than a cell phone with EV-DO, text/video/picture messaging, MP3 player, 2-megapixel camera, microSD card slot, and good call quality? A phone that has all that and a built-in hideaway Bluetooth headset. The LG Decoy is the first phone with such a feature. When you're not using the headset, you can store it right inside the phone. We love the idea of not having to buy a separate headset. And not having... more