Dress up your iPod shuffle With PopTune

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Date: Wednesday, July 6th, 2005, 07:13
Category: Accessory, iPod

TuneWear PopTune for iPod shufflePOPTUNE for shuffle is a clean removing wearable wrapper for Apple’s iPod shuffle series digital music players. POPTUNE for shuffle comes in a pack of 12 stylish patterns such as sizzling “Fire”, pretty “Sakura”, tropical “Aloha” and more. With these kinds of choices we are sure that you will find a POPTUNE suitable to your individual tastes. It also adds scratch protection to your iPod shuffle. 12 patterns are now shipping for US$19.95 from TuneWear.

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Ask PowerPage: Locking Your PowerBook (Updated 2x)

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Date: Thursday, June 30th, 2005, 10:15
Category: Accessory

Targus PA410U Cable Lock

Dear PowerPage:
I just got a PowerBook that I use daily at school and in labs and would like to be able to secure it to the desk by a cable or some other means. Is there something that your recommend?

A number of laptop locks that utilize the security cable port are available with key locks, including the Kensington MicroSaver, but I don’t like them because you can lose the key. I generally prefer cable locks with a combination lock like the Targus PA410U.
Your comments after the jump…

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BoomTune Mini Tripod Speakers for the iPod shuffle

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Date: Friday, June 24th, 2005, 02:35
Category: Accessory

Tunewear Booktune Mini Tripod SpeakersIt’s a shame that it’s only available in Japan, but Tunewear’s BoomTune Mini Tripod caught my eye because it’s the first speaker system that I’ve seen for the iPod shuffle and it’s extremely cool looking.

BOOMTUNE mini incorporates a unique tripod design and an amazing 1W x 2 output that is surprising for such a compact size. Just one AAA battery is all you will need to enjoy up to 10 hours* of playback. With a style like you have never seen before, the tripod design can be used with almost any MP3 player from the small iPod shuffle to the iPod 4G/photo. It is also suitable for more than just table top use. In fact, you can use it anywhere. Whether you are staying in a hotel, camping, at a barbecue, or just enjoying the outdoors, BOOMTUNE mini will ensure that you can enjoy your favorite tunes no matter where you are!

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Bluetooth USB Adapters Wars: D-Link DBT-120

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Date: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2005, 12:39
Category: Accessory

D-Link DBT-120 Bluetooth USB AdapterA note about the Bluetake BT007Si Bluetooth USB adapter we mentioned here recently. The BT007Si adapters, while nice looking, have two major issues…

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iPerch: A Stand You Can Type On

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Date: Sunday, June 19th, 2005, 14:50
Category: Accessory

MacMice has released the iPerch, a new acrylic stand for Apple laptops. The US$39.95 is more rugged than similar competing stands, so it’s possible to type on the computer while it’s on the stand — and the stand is sturdy enough to support Apple’s new bohemeth PowerBook G4 17″.

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Review: MacResQ Mini AC Adapter (Updated)

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Date: Sunday, June 19th, 2005, 14:30
Category: Accessory

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ALIGN="right"/>Apple’s Think Different yo-yo power adapter was badly
designed for travel. When I purchased my original TiBook, I immediately
relegated it to home use and got a Madsonline adapter (US$76). Long a
favorite of the PowerPage, it was small and painted silver to match the
Ti. The current Apple rectangular white adapter (US$79) is a much
improved design with colored LEDs, a removable power plug and optional
AC cord, so what more to ask for in a power adapter?

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Bluetooth USB Adapter: Bluetake BT007Si (Updated)

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Date: Friday, June 17th, 2005, 19:33
Category: Accessory

Bluetake BT007SiI finally took the plunge and purchased a Bluetooth enabled mobile phone, but it created a problem all its own. How could I make it communicate with my (non-Bluetooth) Titanium PowerBook? After searching (and I mean SEARCHING), I finally found a USB Bluetooth adapter (dongle for those in the UK) that I felt worthy of my PowerBook. UPDATE: We’ve uncovered some issues with this adapter. Read More…

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You Picked a Fine Time to Leave Me Loose Wheel

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Date: Monday, June 13th, 2005, 08:37
Category: Accessory

Madsonline Lucille AC AdapterLucille is a new PowerBook AC adapter by Madsonline introduced at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference last week in San Francisco. The new adapter supplies 65 watts of power so it will charge the PowerBook 15 and 17-inch but it also adds two really nice features: a FireWire and USB port on the side allowing you to carry less power bricks when traveling. Read More…

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DLO Action Jacket for iPod shuffle

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Date: Wednesday, June 1st, 2005, 22:03
Category: Accessory, iPod shuffle

DLO Action Jacket for iPod shuffleThe best iPod form factor for the gym is the smallest – translation: the iPod shuffle. I first resisted the iPod mini but turned into an iPod mini convert after using it at the gym. Although the iPod shuffle desperately needs a display, at only 0.8 ounce, it is perfect for the gym. My favorite case for the iPod shuffle is the Action Jacket from DLO Direct, a cool neoprene case and armband combination. The included belt clip rotates 180 degrees and a clear vinyl screen protects the iPod controls from sweat. Pick up the DLO Action Jacket for US$24.95 from everythingiPod.com.

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iMuffs: Wackiest Named Bluetooth Headphones Yet

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Date: Wednesday, May 25th, 2005, 07:38
Category: Accessory

iMuffs Bluetooth Headphones for the iPodEngadget: Aight, people, we?re not gonna lie to you and pretend these things weren?t rather unfortunately named. Still, they promise Bluetooth integration between your iPod, your phone, and your ears, which is potentially a good thing no matter what they?re called. When the phone rings, the iMuffs pause your tunes and answer the call, allowing you to speak through the integrated microphone. They charge by USB and reportedly will go for about 12 hours between charges.

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