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Stem intros Time Command Mini for iPad, iPhone, iPod

Stem Innovation has introduced its new Time Command Mini alarm dock for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod. Featuring a top-mounted dock that can accomodate nearly any docking Apple device, the Time Command Mini also offers a dimmable, curved LED display, the ability to transfer time- and app-set alarms from the device when its docked, compatibility with the company’s Stem:Connect app for calendar-based alarm scheduling, control over the LED display, local weather and forecast information, and more, and the ability to charge the connected device while in use. Stem Innovations’ Time Command Mini is available now and sells for $80.

Just Mobile rolls out Gum Max battery pack

Just Mobile has rolled out its new Gum Max high-capacity battery pack for the iPhone, iPad, iPod, and other USB-charging devices. Recent recipient of the Good Design Award 2011, the Gum Max features a durable aluminum body, eight LED power indicators, a standard USB port, 10,400mAh capacity with 2.1 Amp output for fast charging of the iPad, included Dock Connector and USB-to-microUSB cables, and an included travel pouch. Just Mobile’s Gum Max high-capacity battery pack is available now and sells for $110.

Bang & Olufsen AirPlay speaker leaked by FCC

A new AirPlay-capable wireless speaker from Bang & Olufsen has appeared on the FCC’s website. Dubbed the Beolit 12, the system resembles a picnic basket, with a wrap-around perforated grille that recalls a wicker pattern; features include a USB port, a 3.5mm input, an Ethernet port, and what appears to be a leather carrying strap. As the system has yet to be officially announced by B&O, it is currently unclear what the price might be, or when it might become available. [via Gizmodo | Wireless Goodness]

Update, January 2012: B&O has announced that it is launching a new brand called B&O Play that will offer portable audio and video products at a “more accessible price point.” The first product to launch under the new brand is the Beolit 12. In addition to the details mentioned above, the system will offer a built-in power supply with rechargeable battery—good for eight hours of playback—and a tuck-away power cord, a hand-assembled aluminum casing, two two-inch tweeters and a four-inch woofer which are driven by a 120 watt Class D amplifier system, and the ability to recharge a connected iOS device via the USB port. It will be available starting this month for $799/€699 in dark grey and will be available this spring in other colors including yellow, blue, and light grey.

V-Moda Crossfade LP2 promises less branding, improved sound

V-Moda has introduced its new Crossfade LP2 Headphones. As a successor to the company’s original Crossfade LP, the Crossfade LP2 features little external branding, 50mm dual-diaphragm drivers, V-Port 3D staging, replaceable memory foam ear cushions for noise isolation, and is tuned using a 31-band EQ. In addition, the Crossfade LP2 includes two sets of interchangeable shields for the outside of the earcups, two detachable Kevlar-reinforced fabric audio cables—one with an Apple-friendly three-button remote, and one without—and a hard exoskeleton carrying case. V-Moda’s Crossfade LP2 is available now and sells for $199; customers can purchase an additional set of shields for $25, or can opt to have the shields customized with their own logo for $45.

Gear4 teases AirZone Series 1 AirPlay speaker

Gear4 has posted a product page for its upcoming AirZone Series 1 AirPlay stereo speaker on its U.S. website. Previously unveiled in Europe and slated for release later this month, the AirZone Series 1 offers built-in Wi-Fi, a front-mounted dock for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod, an FM radio, an auxiliary input, and an included remote control. It will sell for $300.

H2O Audio unveils Trax Custom Fit Sport Headphones

H2O Audio has unveiled its new Trax Custom Fit Sport Headphones. Designed to withstand rain, sweat, and rinsing off, Trax are 100% waterproof, and feature an ergonomically angled ear bud and a moldable memory wire ear hook for a secure fit, five included ear plug options, and an included storage pouch large enough to hold most iPods. H2O Audio’s Trax Custom Fit Sport Headphones are available now in green or black and sell for $40.

Spar intros Zephyr Bluetooth speakers

Spar has introduced its new line of Zephyr Bluetooth wireless speakers. The lineup includes the Zephyr 300, a pocket-sized speaker offering 12 hours of continuous play from an 800mA rechargeable battery in black, blue, or red for $100, the Zephyr 500, which offers two custom drivers, a soft-touch rubber exterior in black or white, and 18 hours of continuous play from a 1500mA battery for $130, and the Zephyr 550, which offers an aluminum body and 30 hours of play from a 3000mA battery for $160. All three models feature a built-in speakerphone, a 3.5mm input, and the ability to act as a battery pack, charging devices through the integrated USB ports. All three models are available for pre-order now and are expected to begin shipping next month.

Altec Lansing rolls out Custom Series In-Ear Monitors

Altec Lansing, in partnership with ACS Custom, has rolled out its new Custom Series In-Ear Monitors. The lineup includes three models—the triple driver A3, dual-driver A2, and single driver A1—all of which require the users to go and have a custom ear mold created, from which the personalized monitors are crafted. Features include medical-grade silicone bodies that offer up to -27db of noise isolation and SteriTouch antimicrobial treatment, a frequency response range of 16Hz ~ 20KHz, finely tuned balanced armature drivers, and Kevlar-reinforced cables with a gold-plated 3.5mm plug and a special sheath designed to prevent noise transference. Altec Lansing’s ACS Custom Series In-Ear Monitors will be available later this month and will sell for $500 for the A1, $750 for the A2, and $1,000 for the A3.

Incase unveils leather cases for iPad 2

Incase has unveiled its new Leather Portfolio and Leather Book Jacket Select cases for the iPad 2. The Leather Portfolio case features a zippered closure, quilted taffeta and suede liners, internal organizer pockets for papers, pens, and other items, and the ability to convert into a workstation with viewing and working angles. It will come in black/gray or dark gray/port and will sell for $130; it is listed as coming soon. The Leather Book Jacket Select features an elastic band closure, open access to all ports, controls, and camera, built-in rails to let the case serve as a multi-angle stand, and suede interior lining. It is available now in black or dark gray/port and sells for $100.

Bluelounge unveils Shell case for iPad 2

Bluelounge has unveiled its new Shell case for the iPad 2. Shell is a snap-on hard case, featuring a soft-touch finish, one of three unique tactile patterns on the rear, a built-in cover for the sleep/wake button, open access to all other ports, controls, and cameras, a perforated grid to allow audio out of the speaker, and a cutout on the side to accomodate Apple’s iPad Smart Cover. Bluelounge’s Shell case for the iPad 2 is available now in black or white and with a golf, tartan, or floral rear pattern, and sells for $30.

Hub Innovations debuts REV360 for iPad

Hub Innovations has debuted its new REV360 case for the iPad and iPad 2. Formerly known as the HandStand, the REV360 features a polyurethane cover molded to the iPad’s shape and offer open access to all ports, controls, and cameras, a new spherical hard disk designed to conform to the hand’s shape, an integrated stand, and an elastic strap for a secure grip. Hub Innovations’ REV360 case for the iPad and iPad 2 is available now in a wide variety of colors and styles and sells for $50; a Smart Cover-compatible model for the iPad 2 is also available and sells for $60.

Jawbone to launch Jambox Big speaker system

iLounge has learned that Jawbone plans on adding a new, larger model to its Jambox speaker lineup. Called the Jambox Big, the follow-up to the company’s prior Jambox will retail for $300, and will be available in three colors—anthracite, red, and white. Jambox Big is expected to continue the earlier unit’s combination of rubber and textured metal design elements, with wireless speaker hardware inside. We have reached out to Jawbone for further details on the product and will update this article with further details.

Thought Out rolls out Stabile Coil Pro for iPad

Thought Out has rolled out its new Stabile Coil Pro stand for the iPad and iPad 2. Like the company’s prior Naja King for the iPhone and iPod touch, the Stabile Coil Pro uses a flexible, black vinyl-wrapped coil to twist to any shape, with a steel call pivot on the end that attaches to iPad holder, with an optional Grapple attachment for the ability to grip the iPad from two sides, instead of the one provided by the standard cradle. Thought Out’s Stabile Coil Pro for the iPad and iPad 2 is available now and sells for $100.

Soundfreaq intros Sound Stack Bluetooth speaker dock

Soundfreaq has introduced its new Sound Stack Bluetooth speaker dock for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod. The company’s largest system, the Sound Stack offers a “2.2” channel speaker configuration, with two full-range drivers and two active subwoofers that work in a push-pull configuration to provide increased low-end response. Other features include the company’s proprietary UQ3 spacial sound enhancement, a front-mounted dock compatible with the iPhone, iPad, and iPod, a universal USB charging port, Bluetooth for wireless music streaming, an FM radio, and the ability to be controlled by the company’s Soundfreaq Remote app for iOS. Soundfreaq’s Sound Stack Bluetooth speaker dock for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod is available now and sells for $400.

Twelve South debuts PlugBug charger for iPad, iPhone

Twelve South has debuted its new PlugBug iPad/iPhone Charger + MacBook Plug Attachment. Designed to piggyback onto Apple’s MacBook Power Adapter, the PlugBug features a red body with a single USB port, offering 10 watts of power for the fastest possible charging of an iPad or iPhone, and allows the user to charge both a MacBook and an iPad or iPhone from a single outlet. The PlugBug also functions as a standalone wall charger for iPads, iPhones, and iPods, and is available now for $35.

XtremeMac rolls out Microshield cases for iPad 2

XtremeMac has rolled out its new Microshield SC & SCL cases for the iPad 2. Offering complete compatibility with Apple’s iPad Smart Cover, the SC & SCL both cover the iPad’s aluminum back while allowing for full access to all ports, controls, and cameras, with the SC offering a thin profile and a soft-touch finish in polyurethane Smart Cover-matching colors, and the SCL featuring a leather exterior so as to match Apple’s leather Smart Covers. XtremeMac’s new Microshield SC & SCL cases for the iPad 2 are available now and sell for $35 and $70, respectively.

Geneva Lab unveils Model XS sound system

Geneva Lab has unveiled its new Model XS sound system for the iPod, iPhone, iPad, and other portable media devices. Yet to receive a formal debut in the U.S., the Model XS is a portable audio system featuring a flip-open design inspired by classic travel clocks, a sturdy, integrated leather-like clamshell case, two one-inch tweeters and a 2.25-inch woofer—individually powered and chambered for improved sound—Bluetooth 2.1 A2DP for wireless audio streaming, a digital FM tuner, a digital clock with alarm, an LED display, backlit, touch-sensitive controls, a 3.5mm line-in jack for connecting other audio sources, an integrated, rechargeable 2,700mA lithium battery, and a piano-lacquered composite cabinet. Geneva Lab’s Model XS sound system comes in white, black, or red, and will soon be able to order in the UK market for £179, or roughly $285.

Apple updates iPad Smart Cover lineup

Apple has updated its iPad Smart Cover lineup heading in to the holiday shopping season. According to the iPad Smart Cover product page on Apple’s online store, the company has nixed the orange polyurethane smart cover, replacing it with a dark gray model, and has also added a detail referring to “color-matched microfiber lining” on both models. Curiously, the company has yet to update its standard Smart Cover webpage, which still shows the orange version as part of the lineup. Apple’s iPad Smart Covers sell for $39 for polyurethane models and $69 for the leather versions. [via 9to5Mac]

XtremeMac intros InCharge Sync, Home for iPod, iPhone, iPad

XtremeMac has introduced its new InCharge Sync dock and InCharge Home charger for the iPod, iPhone, and iPad. The InCharge Sync is a desktop docking solution featuring an adjustable rear support to accomodate different device depths and encased devices, and an including 4’ USB to mini USB cable for charging and syncing. The InCharge Home is a low-profile wall charger, offering 10 Watts of power for fast charging of all Apple portable devices, collapsible prongs for added portability, a design that allows access to a second wall outlet, and an included, detachable 4’ USB to 30 pin cable. Both the InCharge Sync and InChange Home are available now and sell for $30 each.

Crayola, Griffin team on Trace & Draw for iPad 2

Crayola and Griffin Technology have teamed up to debut the new Crayola Trace & Draw for iPad 2. The Trace & Draw is an accessory and app combo that turns the iPad 2 into an animated drawing and coloring activity center for young artists. The Trace & Draw consists of a shatter-resistant protective shell for the iPad 2 with a sliding drawer for storing the included black fine line marker when not in use, a static peel screen protector, and the free Trace & Draw app, which works with the included pre-sized tracing paper to offer more than 35 characters to trace, along with animations and activities to keep children entertained. The Crayola Trace & Draw for iPad 2 is available now and sells for $40.

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