Portable Entertainment Accessories

Smartphone Video Accessories

Most of us have smartphones with built-in cameras, but many of us just point and shoot without much consideration about how we want our pictures to turn out. This video introduces several versatile video and photography accessories that can help you capture better images with your smartphone camera.

The Magnificent Six: Tablets for the Holidays

Tablets have become as standard as smartphones this year. You can see them on the morning commute, in parks, schools—just about anywhere there’s a Wi-Fi connection. But as tablets become more ubiquitous, and the selection of tablets grows, you need to make hard and fast choices about the tablet you buy. If you want our picks for some of the best tablets this season, read on.

Quick Card Readers: What You Need to Know

Card readers? Really? It might come as a surprise that these are worthy of an article, but we'd ask you to keep an open mind. You can transfer data quickly from SD, CompactFlash (CF) or XQD cards with USB-equipped memory card readers. Some even help you speed up your photography workflow by enabling simultaneous transfers from multiple cards.

Block Background Interference with Noise-Canceling Headphones

Due to the advent of portable music players like smartphones, tablets, and iPods, personal music listening has truly become a part of everyday life. Whether you're rushing to work on the bus, working out at the gym, or lounging on an airplane headed for Hawaii, chances are you've got your portable device pumping your favorite music into a pair of headphones or earbuds.

iPad Stands for Entertainment, Travel, Shopping, and More

The iPad has about as many uses as there are apps available for it in the Apple App Store, so whether you're a small business owner preparing your store for the rush of holiday traffic, practicing the piano for a holiday recital, preparing to travel home to visit family, or you're getting ready to entertain guests for the holidays, chances are good that an iPad may be involved.

Tough Pelican ProGear Cases for iOS Mobile Devices

The Pelican brand has been used by professionals in a wide range of industries including military, aerospace, industrial, and consumer markets. Now iOS mobile device owners can also use a trusted Pelican case, thanks to the introduction of the ProGear Vault and Protector Series cases.

Hands-On Review: IK Multimedia iRig HD Guitar Interface

When the iPad was released in 2010, it created a market for tablet computing that simply did not exist before. Initially, most iPad owners used it as an Internet consumption device; a clever new means for browsing, watching videos, checking email, playing games, and interacting with their online life.

Bose® Announces New SoundLink® Mini Bluetooth Speaker

Bose® has just announced their new SoundLink® Mini Bluetooth Speaker. As the name suggests, this is basically a miniature version of the SoundLink Mobile Speaker and SoundLink Mobile Speaker II. In fact, it’s 30% smaller than the original (2.0 x 7.1 x 2.3 inches) and weighs just half as much (1.5 pounds).

Hands-On Review: Bose SoundDock® Series III Digital Music System

If you have an iPhone 5, iPod touch 5th generation or iPod nano 7th generation, you're probably already enjoying the sweet sounds of your playlists and podcasts through a pair of headphones throughout the day. But you may also be looking to rock out sans headphones, using an external speaker dock. The Bose SoundDock® Series III Digital Music System lets you do just that.

New RØDE smartLav Lavalier Condenser Mic for Smartphones

Australian manufacturer RØDE recently announced the smartLav, a unique lavalier microphone for Apple and Android portable devices. It's specially designed to bring high quality, discreet audio-recording capabilities to videographers, journalists, lecturers and others—without the need for expensive and complicated equipment.

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