First Looks: iFusion, iBeat, iTube, AB Sutton, MiniSync AV, Sharper Image & More
If you haven’t seen Sneak Peeks in The Free iPod Book, you’re missing out on some great advance looks at new iPod accessories. While you download the Book, here are some of the newest accessories that have arrived at iLounge over the past several days:
Design Annex iBeat Illuminating Headphones - Click Here for Details
These reasonably priced headphones light up when you press the power switch, and can pulse in response to the beat of your music. Five colors are available - the two we’ve tested thus far (blue and white) are surprisingly cool in person.
Sharper Image iPulse Speakers with ColorSync LEDs - Click Here for Details
This new speaker system from Sharper Image synchronizes pulses of light to your music, using one of a series of detachable connectors called ZipConnect to connect to your iPod. A retractable headphone plug is shipped with the unit; charging ZipConnects for Dock Connector iPods and the iPod shuffle are sold separately.
Sharper Image iSphere Stereo Speakers and Subwoofer - Click Here for Details
This ball-shaped stereo audio system connects to your iPod with a headphone jack connector called ZipConnect; charging ZipConnects for Dock Connector iPods and the iPod shuffle are sold separately.
Sonic Impact iFusion Speaker System - Click Here for Details
This fold-up speaker system from Sonic Impact also includes interior compartments for your iPod and headphones. A rechargeable battery provides music playback when you’re on the go.
Full-Sized iPods (color)
Boxwave MiniSync AV - Click Here for Details
This retractable version of Apple’s iPod AV Cable consumes far less space, making it more useful for travelers.
A.B. Sutton Handmade Leather iPod Cases - Click Here for Details
Each piece from this collection of four handmade leather iPod mini cases has a hip, urban style and unique enclosure. They’re the Mini Slip Handmade iPod Case, the Mini Fastback Handmade iPod Case, the Mini Clutch Handmade iPod Case, and the Tokyo ‘64 Handmade iPod Case, and come individually wrapped in highly gift-friendly wrapping paper.
Digiana iTube-101 for iPod shuffle - Click Here for Details
This unusually designed three-in-one car charger, FM transmitter and mount for the iPod shuffle includes multiple gooseneck flexing tubes to let you position your iPod shuffle wherever you want while you drive.
Proporta Crystal Case iPod shuffle - Click Here for Details
This new clear hard case for the iPod shuffle features replaceable rubber Control Pad covers and bands between the case’s top and bottom plastic parts. A lanyard is also included.
We’ll have plenty more to say on these new iPod accessories in the days to come - and there are some other surprises in store, too. For other great accessories, again, check out the Free iPod Book, available now! Earlier features on Nyko’s Movie Player and iLounge Loves Japan are stil available online, as well.
- Apple Computer iTV / Apple TV First Look
- First Looks: PocketParty V2, Aural Earbuds, Cases for Apple Remote, nano, 5G
- First Looks: Kensington Dock 500/Radio Duo, Icuiti DV920, Belkin TuneBase FM & More
- First Looks Special: Motorola SLVR L7 iTunes Phone (photos inside)
- First Looks: Altec iM3c, SmartShare, OtterBox 5G, Commuter & Mork Mount
- First Looks: Applesauce, Blinkit, EyeTV 2, iM11, iRhythms & More
If you have a comment, news tip, advertising inquiry, or coverage request, a question about iPods/iPhones/iPad or accessories, or if you sell or market iPod/iPhone/iPad products or services, read iLounge's Comments + Questions policies before posting, and fully identify yourself if you do. We will delete comments containing advertising, astroturfing, trolling, personal attacks, offensive language, or other objectionable content, then ban and/or publicly identify violators.
- New apps aim to fix iOS 7 wallpaper issues
- iLounge Weekly coming Monday, new giveaway
- Apple quietly releases 74% iOS 7 adoption estimate
- Razer iOS controller leaked
- U.S. Apple Stores now using iBeacon
- Apps: Assassin’s Creed Pirates, Doctor Who: Legacy, Double Dragon Trilogy + Foursquare 7.0
- Apple patent reveals ‘smart dock’ for Siri use
- Bluetooth 4.1 announced as free update for 4.0 devices
- Apple and China Mobile make iPhone deal?
- Startup uses iBeacon to allow Newsstand publication access
- The Joy Factory aXtion Bold for iPad Air
- OtterBox Defender Series Case for iPad Air + iPad mini with Retina display
- Tabu Lumen TL800 App Enabled LED Color Smart Bulb
- Wren V5BT Bluetooth Wireless Speaker
- Incipio offGRID Pro Battery Case for iPhone 5
- Belkin WeMo Insight Switch
- STM Studio for iPad Air
- Urban Armor Gear Composite Case for iPad Air
- Belkin LEGO Builder Case for iPad mini
- Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for iPad Air
- iMessages come in from email address instead of phone number
- Passcode entry field not appearing on iPhone
- Custom ringtones assignments don’t sync to iCloud
- Resuming incomplete iCloud backups
- Adding multiple photos to a Shared Photo Stream
- Quality of videos sent via Messages
- Text messages being delivered to wrong iPhone
- Problems logging in to iTunes Store
- Receiving FaceTime calls on multiple devices
- iOS 7: Incorrect display of Company-only contacts