Mophie Juice Pack Air for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

Mophie’s Juice Pack Air ($100) has arrived for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The wireless charging case can fully recharge an iPhone 7, while the iPhone 7 Plus case can recharge the larger iPhone back up to 60 percent battery. A matte slider-style case, Juice Pack Air’s Lightning connector plugs into the iPhone, while the case can be recharged using a micro-USB port at the bottom, or one of Mophie’s Charge Force magnetic wireless charging accessories. Juice Pack Air comes in five colors — black, rose gold, gold, blue, and red. A micro-USB cord is included, but sadly there’s no headphone port of any kind, so you’ll be unable to use wired earphones without removing the case.

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Henge Docks Gravitas

Henge Docks’ premium Gravitas ($69) is still one of the most solid iPhone and iPad docks out there. While it’s still basically the same dock we looked at three years ago, Henge Docks has kept its promise of continuing adapter support to ensure that newer iPhone and iPad models are always supported. These new adapters have also provided much better case support than the original model, and Gravitas is now listed at a more affordable price point.

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Distil Union Wally Ether for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

Distil Union’s popular Wally wallets and wallet phone cases have arrived on iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus with Wally Ether. A leather-backed shell case, Wally Ether offers little protection for an iPhone, but it can store up to three cards in its compartment. Wally Ether uses the clever Wally Pull-Tab found in other Wally wallets, which allows users to pull the cards out using the tab. Pushing the cards back into the case causes the tab to retract. It’s an effective way to access your cards, and it also minimizes the case’s bulk — which is a problem with a lot of wallet cases.

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Just Mobile AluCharge USB Charger

Just Mobile’s latest “Alu” product, AluCharge ($50), is a multi-port USB charger. The aluminum-bodied charger has four USB ports, with 2.4A max charging per port, and a total max output of 6.2A. Though AluCharge looks like a battery — and is about the size of a battery — the svelte accessory is actually a plug-in charger for home and travel.

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Griffin Pencil Sleeve for Apple Pencil

Griffin’s Pencil Sleeve ($30) is a silicone sleeve for Apple Pencil. The non-slip sleeve fits snuggly around the Apple Pencil, and its triangular design prevents Pencil from rolling around. Pencil Sleeve also comes with a built-in cap, which essentially acts as a replacement for the easy-to-lose Pencil cap. Also, the sleeve’s cap has its own multi-touch compatible stylus tip on the end, adding extra functionality to Pencil. The sleeve comes in gray or clear versions.

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Nomad Vulcanized LSR Silicone Strap for Apple Watch

Nomad’s Vulcanized LSR Silicone Strap ($40) is a newer band option for Apple Watch, from one of the most interesting Apple Watch developers out there. The silicone strap is currently only available for the 42mm Apple Watch, though customers can choose from silver or black stainless steel hardware to best match their Watch color.

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Zivix AirJamz

Zivix, known mostly for its Jamstik MIDI guitar, recently introduced AirJamz ($50), a Bluetooth “guitar pick.” Using a free app, the pick lets users play air guitar like never before, as their strumming motions in the air are turned into music and sounds within the app. The app comes with 25 free downloadable tracks, and a few extra tracks can be purchased, too. You can switch through available instruments for each song within the app, and your Bluetooth pick will change sounds on the fly. Up to four players can play at once, and AirJamz gets 18 hours battery life from a replaceable CR2032 battery.

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Lutron Pico Remote Control for Audio

Lutron is expanding its home automation system beyond mere lighting and shade controls into the realm of audio with its new Pico Remote Control for Audio ($49) — a solution designed to allow Sonos users to tie their music into their Lutron system, unifying it with their lighting. Integrated with Lutron’s Caséta Wireless System, the new Pico audio remote pairs with the Caséta Smart Bridge, which also includes built-in Sonos integration, all using the standard Lutron app. It’s also compatible with Lutron’s RadioRA 2 and HomeWorks QS smart home systems.

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Crosley Cruiser Deluxe

Crosley’s Cruiser Deluxe ($90) is an updated version of the company’s popular retro “suitcase” turntable. This time around, however, the company has added Bluetooth, to give users another way to listen to music. Cruiser Deluxe can indeed be latched and carried like a suitcase. Two small speakers are built into the front of the case. Inside the case is the three-speed turntable, and next to that are a headphone jack, volume knob, pitch control knob, and the Bluetooth on/off switch. On the back of the case are ports for the AC adapter, stereo line-out ports, and another headphone jack. Turntables are generally not within our purview — we certainly wouldn’t feel right giving a full review of this product — but we figured we could at least give prospective consumers some insight regarding Cruiser Deluxe’s Bluetooth capabilities. We don’t currently see Cruiser Deluxe listed on Crosley’s website, but the product is already being sold on other sites.

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Beckmann of Norway Urban 30L Backpack

Beckmann of Norway has been making bags overseas for decades, and the company has recently brought their products here to the U.S. We’ve received Beckmann’s Urban 30L backpack ($120), a bag that contains three large pockets, two of which can easily house a MacBook and 12.9” iPad Pro. The lightweight pack features a number of leather details, including the zipper pulls. A rain cover in the pocket can be pulled over the rest of the bag. Urban 30L also comes in burgundy, gray, and navy.

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$120 | Bags

CaseCrown SlimPower Wallet

CaseCrown’s SlimPower Wallet ($30-$35) is a small, simple wallet, with room for cards and cash. But SlimPower wouldn’t be in our Gear section if it were just a wallet — a 2500mAh battery is tucked inside. The battery features a built-in micro-USB cable and Lightning adapter for charging, and also comes with a separate micro-USB cable for recharging the battery itself. SlimPower Wallet comes in genuine black leather for $35, with brown or navy synthetic leather and gray canvas options selling for $30.

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Cocoon Urban Adventure 16" Messenger Bag

Cocoon’s Urban Adventure 16” Messenger Bag ($80) is an affordable messenger bag with a water-resistant, waxed canvas exterior. As you might expect, the bag can store up to a 16” laptop, meaning it’ll fit all current MacBooks. The bag features additional interior pockets, and a dedicated tablet compartment, which can even fit a 12.9” iPad Pro. Notably, the Urban Adventure bag has another pocket which contains a built-in version of Cocoon’s Grid-It accessory organizer. Grid-It, which sells for at least $20 on its own, is an organization system which features rubberized woven bands to keep cables and small accessories in place.

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$80 | Bags

Booq Daypack

Booq’s made many of our favorite bags over the years — durable, attractive bags with a lot of storage space — but the company’s packs haven’t always fit into the price range of many customers. Booq’s new Daypack ($80) is the company’s most affordable backpack yet. Daypack has a surprising amount of space, and will fit any MacBook size. The cotton canvas exterior is water-repellent, and polyester lines the inside. We received the white “cream-dream” color option, but there are also gray, navy, and tan “clay” versions of Daypack, all with their own unique inner lining colors.

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$80 | Bags

BeON Home BeONhome Key Fob

BeON Home has released a new key fob accessory for controlling its Home Protection System that we looked at late last year — a set of three Bluetooth LED smart bulbs designed for home security and protection that goes a bit beyond simple lighting applications. The BeONhome Key Fob uses Bluetooth Smart technology to allow you to easily set your BeON Home lighting to “Away” and “Home” modes with a single button press, rather than having to reach for your iPhone app, basically letting you enable your security lighting schedule when you leave your home and return to normal when you arrive. A single long press of the “Home” button can also be used to turn on all of your lights at once.

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Belkin Case + Stand for Apple Pencil

Apple Pencil is a well-regarded peripheral for iPad Pro, so most criticisms of Pencil end up being questions of where you should keep the thing when it’s not in use. Companies have introduced accessories to this end, and some of our favorite iPad Pro cases also offer a holding place for a Pencil. In the same vein, Belkin has introduced Case + Stand for Apple Pencil, which is meant to be an all-in-one solution for Pencil users. Case + Stand does exactly what it claims to do — it’s a storage case for Apple Pencil which doubles as a vertical stand for the peripheral. The case is made of white plastic and gray matte silicone, the latter of which is also found in the recessed tip holder of the stand.

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