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Today marks the release of the Amazon Fire smartphone. Fire, designed by Amazon comes packaged with a high-quality display, a speedy processor, a high-resolution rear camera, a front camera that can be used to make video calls, voice control system similar to Apple’s Siri, and an integrated store with access to apps, songs and videos.
Protect the back and sides of your Amazon Fire Phone without affecting the dynamics of the design with this mint, Ultra Hybrid case from Spigen.
Designed to provide superb clarity and protection for the Amazon Fire Phone. This full body Spigen Steinheil Crystal Screen Protector for the Fire Phone comes in a 3 pack, 2 front and 1 back protector, so you’ll be protected for ages.
Here are our top iPhone 5S accessories for July 2014.
The Moshi SenseCover in brushed titanium is a unique case with a touch sensitive cover that allows you to quickly view the time/date as well as answering calls without the need to open the case.
The olloclip 4-IN-1 is a quick-connect lens solution for the iPhone 5S/5 that includes a Fisheye, Wide-Angle and 2 Macro lenses in one small, convenient package that easily fits in your pocket.
This small and discreet white charge dock conveniently allows you to sync and charge your iPhone 5S / 5C / 5 simultaneously.
This triple pack of lightning to USB 2.0 cables connects your iPhone 5S / 5C or 5 to a laptop, computer and USB chargers for efficient syncing and charging.
Protect your iPhone 5 and provide it with almost three times more battery level with this cleverly designed integrated battery case in black.
Thursday 24th July 2014 by Keisha Salmon in Mobile Accessories.
Air travellers with smartphones or other electronic devices must be able to turn them on to take them aboard under new security measures. The checks are focused on electronic items such as laptops, tablets and smartphones. Air passengers who cannot show that their laptops and phones have power will be denied boarding under new airport security checks.
With mobile phones including many more features than ever before, it’s important to ensure that your battery is always charged – so you are able to take that important call, reply to that urgent text message, send an email or catch your flight.
To keep you in compliance with new airport security checks, we have listed the top five portable chargers to keep you from missing your next flight.
The Veho Pebble Smartstick will charge your portable device on the move without the need to plug into outlet. Small and light enough to carry around in your bag, the Pebble Smartstick portable emergency charger will provide your mobile device with up to one additional charge.
Small and light enough to carry around in your bag, the Ayrton Senna Pebble Smartstick+ Portable charger will provide your mobile device with up to one additional charge.
The enCharge 2000mAh Power Bank in black is the perfect companion to ensure your smartphone has enough charge to power your app usage throughout the day and even features a built-in torch.
Small, portable and featuring a massive 10,000mAh capacity this high-powered portable charger includes a dual USB output and can charge almost any USB compliant device including iPad.
Charge your smartphone or tablet when away from home and no access to a power socket with the portable Folding Solar Storage Power – perfect for outdoor activities where access to mains power is difficult or even impossible.
Monday 21st July 2014 by Keisha Salmon in Mobile Accessories.
The Cardboard Virtual Reality Kit from DODOcase converts your Android smartphone into a virtual reality headset, allowing you to experience apps like never before. Like an old-school stereoscope, the Cardboard uses a lens in front of each eye to focus a user’s eyesight to two evenly-sized windows, creating the illusion of viewing a 3D landscape. Pre-cut with all the pieces you need in one quick and simple kit with precise instructions, the DODOcase Google Cardboard Virtual Reality Kit is techie and DIYers dream project. To fully make use of the kit you will need to download the free Google Cardboard app.
The DODOcase Google Cardboard Virtual Reality Kit with NFC Tag is available for pre-order at MobileFun.com. Visit the product page for more info.
Friday 18th July 2014 by Keisha Salmon in Mobile Accessories.
Here are our top picks for the best stylus for your Android and Apple smartphones and tablets.
The HexStyli 6-in-1 stylus pen is the ultimate accessory for tablet and smartphone users – with a ballpoint pen, stylus tip, ruler, spirit level and two screwdriver heads all built into it.
Olixar laserlight stylus pen is an ingenious tool for an amazing price. It incorporates not one, not two, but FOUR essential tools that anyone will require at some point. Like no ordinary pen, you push one button and you’ll immediately notice the laser pointer. Push another and you will access the LED torch, while at the other end a stylus for your smartphone or tablet.
The Xoopar 3 in 1 stylus is the perfect tool for your smartphone or tablet. Stylus, Micro USB Cable and Cleaning Squeegee all-in-one. The Xoopar 3 in 1 Stylus not only works on all capacitive touchscreens, but also includes an integrated sync and charge Micro USB cable and a squeegee screen cleaner for your smartphone, tablet or any small screen.
Great tools inspire great ideas and creativity. The Pencil Stylus from FiftyThree is the most natural feeling stylus around and with advanced technology including palm rejection, erase and surface pressure.
This Silver Stealth Stylus Memory Pen has a concealed 4GB memory card as well as an omnidirectional tip which works with all capacitive touchscreens.
This stylus pen meets both style and fashion. From a beautiful silicone strap to a practical stylus. The Stylus is made from durable silicone that fits around your wrist securely. This gives you a capacitive stylus at your fingertips for easy use with all the popular Android and iOS tablets/Smartphones.
Improving upon the design of the original Galaxy Note S Pen design, the HM5100 includes integrated Bluetooth functionality allowing it to be able to take and receive calls.
The Adonit Jot Script is the first in its class: a true fine point stylus for your smartphone or tablet, that allows you to write freely and with precision, just as you would with a pen.
The Dexim MTS is a capacitive touchscreen pen that enables you to take hand held calls wirelessly through the pen and listen to your music on your device via Bluetooth.
Combining an omnidirectional stylus tip compatible with ‘all capacitive touchscreens’ and a multi-colored ballpoint pen, this is the iDuo Multi-Ink Stylus Pen.
Just about all of us have smartphones, but can yours wake you in the morning and make you the perfect pot of tea? If not, you’ve been doing tea all wrong.
We have seen the coming of smart homes with the smart refrigerators, smart thermostats, smart bulbs, smart air conditioners, smart scales, smart smoker detectors smartwatches and now we have a smart kettle.
The iKettle is the world’s first WiFi kettle, allowing you to remotely boil the kettle using your Apple or Android smartphone / tablet from the comfort of your living-room, bedroom or even the bathroom.
The stainless steel 1.8 liter kettle has a wireless-equipped base station that connects to your home’s WiFi network allowing it to pair with the free to download and easy to use App, available for both Apple iOS and Android smartphone.
The iKettle app allows you to set the water to the temperature of your choice and maintaining it as long as you like. Select from up to four different temperatures to create the perfect hot beverage, tailed specifically to your tastes and requirements. The iKettle is more than a remote control, it add useful intelligent features to make being lazy a bit easier. For instance, the WiFi Kettle can start to boil as you come through the door, so by the time you get to the kitchen your kettle will be ready to pour. It will also let you know when it’s ready to pour, as well as reminding you when you need to refill and when it’s totally empty.
Even better, the app has an alarm that allows you to turn on the heat as you hit the snooze button so your hot water is ready and waiting when you get out of bed.
To see more information or place your order, visit the product page linked below. The iKettle is available at Mobile Fun for pre-order.
HTC is back with another great case for the HTC One M8. The Rock HTC One M8 Dotter Series Smart Case features the Dotter Series Smart see-through notification technology. There have been a number cases that you can interact with your phone without opening the case but none like this. The Dotter Series Smart technology has hundreds of perforations that allow your display to relay information to you through the case cover, so you can respond to calls, alarms & calendar alerts and see notifications without ever opening the case.
With such great technology, comes great design. Remember those dot matrix displays on machines, clocks, and railway departure indicators? The Rock Dotter Series offers a stylish and retro dot matrix retro look and design.
Similar to the HTC One M8 Dot View Case, with full front and rear protections, the Rock Dotter case adds the new built-in viewing stand function. This creates the perfect viewing stand for watching movies, listening to music or even web browsing.
The Rock Dotter Series Smart case provides the perfect blend of style, functionality and protection.
Thursday 10th July 2014 by Keisha Salmon in Mobile Accessories.
Known as “The best portable speaker to buy” by The Verge in their recent This Is My Next article, the Logitech UE Boom is a versatile and stylish wireless Bluetooth speaker that pumps out rich and powerful sound in 360°.
The Logitech Ultimate Ears Boom NFC Portable Bluetooth Speaker provides wireless sound on the go. With two powerful 1.5 inches, 4 Ohm drivers and two 2-inch passive radiators, the EU Boom carries enough power to enable your media device to fill the room with bold and immersive sound in every direction.
The UE Boom Speaker is designed to be stylish, lightweight and compact making it extremely portable, ideal for use at home or anywhere music takes you. The UE Boom is also water and stain resistant with its plasma coated skin.
The UE Boom comes with a built-in rechargeable battery that gives you up to 15 hours of playback. The Boom also features speakerphone technology, allowing you to answer calls hands-free while standing, sitting or dancing. End your search and get the best bluetooth speaker.
Choose from six vibrant colors and find the UE BOOM that is right for you.
The One Mini 2, HTC’s compact flagship closely related to the HTC One M8, includes a mid-size 4.5″ 720p display, a Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. We are have put together our top 5 HTC One Mini 2 cases for July. There is a case available for every style and preference.
Protect your HTC One Mini 2 from bumps, scrapes and drops with this tough polycarbonate shell case in green and yellow. As it’s an official accessory, all cut-outs for accessing and using the device are perfectly placed.
Custom moulded for the HTC One Mini 2, this light blue FlexiShield case provides slim fitting and durable protection against damage.
Protect your HTC One Mini 2 with this durable and stylish brown leather-style wallet case with sleep / wake functionality. What’s more, this case transforms into a handy stand to view media.
Protect your HTC One Mini 2 from bumps and scrapes with this black ArmourDillo case. Comprised of an inner TPU case and an outer impact-resistant exoskeleton, the ArmourDillo not only offers sturdy and robust protection, but also a sleek modern styling.
Protect your HTC One Mini 2 from bumps, scrapes and drops with this quality flip case in red. As it’s an official accessory, all cut-outs for accessing and using the device are perfectly placed.
As one o f the first smartwatch to use Google’s Android Wear mobile operating system, the LG G Watch may not be the best looking like the Samsung Gear Live or the most fashionable like the Moto 360 of all the smartwatches but it does come packed with top features.
The LG G Watch, powered by Google’s Android Wear operating system, features an easy to use, ultra-responsive touch display that allows you to navigate the watch with a simple touch, press or swipe of the screen.
Never be out of the loop with the LG G’s Android powered notifications. You can be alerted of important events, changes in schedule, flight status, Facebook alerts, tweets, texts, emails, and weather updates, including the ability to make and receive calls and listen to music — all handsfree. No need to press any buttons, most of these handsfree features can be achieved by simply saying “OK Google” into your smartwatch.
With Google’s Android Wear, the LG G Watch is the beginning to the future of wearable tech.
Get yours at MobileFun.com for only $214.99.