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  • Review: G-Project G-Go Outdoor Wireless Speaker (2014)

    Fri 3:20pm By Jeremy Horwitz
    Early last year, we reviewed and loved G-Boom, a remarkable ruggedized $100 boombox from a relatively unknown developer named G-Project. It turned out that G-Project shared some key personnel with Soundfreaq, maker of many good and great speakers, yet was…
  • News: Apps of the Week: Sago Mini Road Trip, Football Manager Handheld 2015, Deliveries 6.0 + more

    Fri 2:22pm By Jesse Hollington
    New Games Sago Mini Road Trip ($3) — Sago Sago’s latest game, Sago Mini Road Trip, lets children take an adventurous — but leisurely-paced — drive with Sago’s Jinja the cat. Sago Mini Road Trip slightly expands on the usual concept of Sago Sago’s…
  • News: Square plans to accept Apple Pay in 2015

    Fri 1:12pm By Jesse Hollington
    Mobile payments company Square is working toward accepting Apple Pay for transactions through its system by some time next year, according to a new report from CNN Money. Although Square offers its own payment sending service in the form of Square Cash, the…
  • Review: SteelSeries Stratus XL Gaming Controller

    Fri 12:13pm By Phil Dzikiy
    SteelSeries' second iOS controller is called Stratus XL ($70), a followup to the original Stratus. Previously, the small Bluetooth controller launched with a retail price of $100, but the new Stratus XL is both larger — hence the name — and $30 cheaper. It…
  • Review: Belkin/Jarden Mr. Coffee 10-Cup Smart Coffeemaker

    Fri 11:48am By Jeremy Horwitz
    While we laud Belkin for staking a very early claim in the automated "smart home" market with the WeMo line of Wi-Fi accessories — and have liked most of the WeMo products we've tested — there are times when the technology can feel more like an expensive…
  • Daily Deal: Get The Panther Spy Drone UFO with Video & Picture Camera for 55% off

    Fri 11:00am By Dennis Lloyd
    Today in iLounge Deals you can pick up the Panther Spy Drone UFO for only $110 – that’s 55% off the normal price. A large stunt-ready quadcopter, the Panther boasts a 4.5 channel radio control to allow you to seamlessly maneuver forward, backward, up and…
  • News: Google settles patent litigation with Apple’s Rockstar consortium

    Fri 9:46am By Jesse Hollington
    Google has come to an agreement with patent consortium Rockstar to settle all pending litigation, Reuters reports. Although the terms of the deal were not disclosed, a Texas federal court filing made public on Monday indicated that the two companies have…
  • Mac: Satechi 10 Port USB 3.0 Premium Aluminum Hub

    Thu 4:47pm By Jeremy Horwitz
    “No, no, no,” you said when you saw Satechi’s 7 Port Aluminum Hub on iLounge + Mac earlier this year. “Seven extra USB ports for my Mac is not enough. I must have 10 ports.” If that plea sounds familiar, consider yourself lucky: Satechi heard you and…
  • Review: Logitech Keys-to-Go For iPad

    Thu 3:39pm By Jeremy Horwitz
    Logitech had several choices after releasing the best standalone Bluetooth keyboard for Apple's devices — 2013's Bluetooth Easy-Switch Keyboard: rest on its laurels, continue iteratively improving Easy-Switch, or focus on producing simpler, cheaper versions.…
  • Review: IvySkin Renegade for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

    Thu 3:22pm By Phil Dzikiy
    IvySkin's Renegade ($40) for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is essentially a half-hard shell that wraps around a rubber layer, encasing the iPhone. Renegade features coverage for the sleep/wake button and volume controls. As with many cases, a slight lip offers…
  • Review: Infinity Infinity One Wireless Speaker

    Thu 3:15pm By Phil Dzikiy
    The first portable speaker released by Harman Audio's Infinity group, Infinity One ($300) is a sleek, attractive Bluetooth all-in-one audio system. Apple-focused speakers from Harman's other brands Harman/Kardon and JBL have often shined in our testing, and…
  • News: Corning announces Gorilla Glass 4

    Thu 11:57am By Jesse Hollington
    Corning has announced Gorilla Glass 4, the latest version of the chemically-strengthened glass that has been used in iPhones, iPod touches, and iPads. Version 4 promises “dramatically improved performance” against drops on rough surface such as jagged…
  • Review: Twelve South PlugBug World iPad/iPhone Charger

    Thu 11:24am By Jeremy Horwitz
    Twelve South's late-2011 PlugBug was a nifty little power adapter. Originally launched as an accessory for MacBooks at a time when iPad-friendly 2.1-Amp USB ports were just beginning to appear in Apple laptops, PlugBug added one such port to any MacBook's wall…
  • Daily Deal: Stay Warm & Connected This Winter With Touch-Screen Gloves & A Bluetooth Beanie

    Thu 10:11am By Dennis Lloyd
    We have two great iLounge Deals today to help you stay warm and connected while braving the winter weather. First up is TRNDlabs’ Knitted Touchscreen Gloves for only $19 – that’s a savings of over 60%. These ultra-comfy double-layered gloves are designed…
  • News: Report: GT Advanced struggled with sapphire production

    Thu 9:51am By Jesse Hollington
    A new report from the Wall Street Journal reveals some interesting background on the breakdown between Apple and GT Advanced Technologies, pointing to the problems and challenges the erstwhile sapphire supplier faced in trying to meet the terms of its…
  • Review: Pelican Protector for iPhone 6 and Voyager for iPhone 6 Plus

    Wed 3:50pm By Phil Dzikiy
    Pelican has brought its two smartphone case models to Apple's newest iPhones. Protector ($40) for iPhone 6 is a co-molded rubber and plastic case — unlike some past versions of Protector, the iPhone 6 edition is just one piece. Voyager ($60) for iPhone 6…
  • Review: STM Flip for iPhone 6

    Wed 3:18pm By Phil Dzikiy
    STM's Flip ($35) for iPhone 6 is a folio-style wallet case. Unlike many folio wallet cases, which tend to be made of leather or faux leather, STM has opted to use a soft microfiber material on Flip. Two card slots are included in the inner flap, and there's a…
  • Review: Griffin Wallet Case for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

    Wed 2:02pm By Phil Dzikiy
    Griffin's Wallet Case ($40) for iPhone 6 is a folio-style case that has two slots for cards or cash on its inner flap. We received both the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus versions of the case, which offer the same features at the same price. As with many folio…
  • News: Report: Apple plans to integrate Beats Music directly into iOS

    Wed 1:44pm By Jesse Hollington
    Apple will integrate its Beats music subscription service directly into a future iOS update, according to a new report from Financial Times. Citing sources familiar with the situation, the report notes that the inclusion of the paid Beats service in an iOS…
  • Daily Deal: Go paperless with the Doxie Go Portable Scanner for only $139

    Wed 11:07am By Dennis Lloyd
    Today in iLounge Deals we’re offering the Doxie Go scanner for only $139 – that’s 30% off the normal price.  Doxie Go allows you to go paperless and get organized, scanning everything from bills and receipts to reports, drawings, business cards, photos,…
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