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OnePlus power bank finally launches on March 17

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Back in December of last year OnePlus marked its one year anniversary by, among other things, announcing a brand new accessory – its very own 10,000 mAh power bank. However, the company only unveiled its pricing and the fact that it would be out in early 2015.

Today though OnePlus has thankfully attached an actual release date to its power bank. It will be up for grabs starting on March 17, which is next Tuesday, so the wait is almost over (if you’ve been at all waiting for this product, of course). Read more »

Samsung unveils Animal Edition Battery packs featuring endangered animals

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The battery charge in your phone is diminishing and so are the animals of an endangered species. Samsung is trying to tackle both with its new Animal Edition Battery Packs.

They will come in two sizes – 8,400mAh and 11,300mAh – and only one level of cute: very. Read more »

Huawei Watch price might not be as shocking as we thought

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This year’s MWC saw a lot of action from Huawei. The Chinese tech giant announced two phones (Honor Y635 and Honor Y360) a tablet (MediaPad X2), but the real star of its show was its new Android Wear smartwatch.

Dubbed simply the Huawei Watch, the wearable is one of the most stylish Wear devices today. It offers a round display and a very thin bezel. Overall, it does look like the perfect next-gen device for your wrist, but recent speculations have been attributing a less than affordable price to the wearable – around $1000. Thankfully, there seems to be light at the end of the tunnel, as today a German website listed the Huawei watch along with a price, which is much more-palatable. Read more »

HTC Pro headset leaked in a couple of product photos

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According to the latest photos leaked by @upleaks, HTC is preparing to launch a new premium headset. Dubbed HTC Pro, the headset will be available in black and white.

Sadly, that’s virtually all the information about the HTC Pro headset, as neither specs, nor pricing and availability are available. Read more »

LaCie outs Porsche Design Mobile Drive with USB-C

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Hot on the heels of the new MacBook’s debut, the manufacturer of digital storage solutions LaCie launched an external hard drive with USB-C connector. The metal-clad storage solution is designed by Porsche Design, so it is certain to perfectly complement the sleek new notebook.

The LaCie Porsche Design Mobile Drive will be available with 500GB, 1TB, or 2TB of built-in storage. Read more »

PhotoFast EVO C – the first ever flash drive to combine a lightning port, USB type A and type C

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PhotoFast has built a solid reputation for delivering one of the first iOS flash drive solutions. Granted, it is sort of a weird niche, but they are still pretty good at what they do. The company’s latest creation is very in-tune with Apple’s new 12-inch MacBook, announced yesterday. That laptop is a pioneer in its adoption of the new USB type C standard and PhotoFast has wasted no time in offering what could well be your first accessory to go with the ultra-thin Mac.

The flash drive in question is essentially meant to be used with iOS devices, through the lightning port on one side, as well as more conventional USB hosts, like PCs, thanks to the type A connector on the other end. Upon first inspection, there is nothing really special about the device, but a closer inspection reveals, that the traditional USB houses the much smaller, reversible type C connector. It is concealed in the bottom plastic part of the type A connector and slides out when needed. Read more »

A $79 gadget will address the shortage of ports in the new Apple MacBook

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Apple will help you go around the shortage of ports in the new Macbook with a dedicated accessory. Priced at $79, the USB-C multipart adapter will add a trio of ports to the sleek new notebook.

The multiport adapter by Apple will be available in two different configurations – one with VGA display port and one with HDMI solution. Read more »

Reserve Strap is an Apple Watch charging band

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There is a charging band for Apple Watch coming our way. Dubbed Reserve Strap, the accessory will extend the wearable’s battery life by “up to 125%.”

Reserve Strap features built-in batteries and magnetic inducing charging. Read more »

Sony BSP60 Smart Bluetooth Speaker to cost €299

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Sony introduced a nicely designed Sony BSP60 Smart Bluetooth Speaker at the MWC expo a few days ago. It looks quite futuristic and offers a plethora of functions.

When the speaker is fully opened, it’s reminiscent of a retro style alarm clock. It’s not merely a speaker with a built-in amplifier which just pumps out what you feed to it, though. It’s NFC-enabled and has its own display with 4 capacitive buttons to control volume and sift through its various functions. Read more »

AT&T launches a case which enables LTE on the Wi-Fi iPad Mini on March 20

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AT&T is announcing that it will release the Modio LTE case for iPad Mini models on March 20. This is an intriguing concept – it’s a case that will bring LTE connectivity to Wi-Fi-only small iPads. It will work with the iPad Mini 3, iPad Mini 2, and the original iPad Mini too.

The flip side is that you’ll need to sign a two-year contract if you want to get the Modio case for just $49.99. That’s right, we’re talking about a long-term commitment for a tablet case. That’s quite odd, but luckily you can also purchase it with no strings attached, though in that case you’ll need to shell out $199.99. Read more »

Mophie unveils Juice Pack battery case for Samsung Galaxy S6

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The mobile accessories powerhouse mophie took the wraps off a battery pack case for Samsung Galaxy S6. The case will also be available for Galaxy S6 edge.

Mophie’s Juice Pack for the Samsung Galaxy S6 family features 3,300mAh battery. Read more »

Microsoft launches a Bluetooth-powered Universal Foldable Keyboard

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Microsoft has launched a new Universal Foldable Keyboard powered by Bluetooth at the Mobile World Congress 2015 today. This lightweight keyboard is slim offers flat keys laid out in five rows but no function keys.

However, the multimedia control keys are placed on the top row. The software-giant has enabled this Universal Foldable Keybaord to work seamelessly with iOS, Android, and Windows platform based smartphones and tablets. Read more »

Oaxis Star.21 and O2 fitness trackers at MWC 2015

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We have to confess we had never heard of Oaxis before our meeting at the Pepcom event in Barcelona. The fitness tracking accessories have grown exponentially throughout the last year and we’ve already lost track.

Well, that’s why industry events such as the MWC are so important. It turns out, the Oaxis Star.21 is an innovative fitness band, while the Oaxis O2 is more advanced tracker with display and heart-rate monitor. Read more »

SanDisk outs a flash drive with USB Type-C connector

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That 200GB microSD card isn’t the only new product revealed by SanDisk today. The memory powerhouse announced its first-ever USB flash drive with Type C connector.

The new memory solution features Type C connector on one side and USB 3.0 on the other. Read more »

SanDisk unveils world’s first 200GB microSD card

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Memory cards come in powers of two, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB and so on. SanDisk broke the mold – and the record – with a new 200GB microSD card. It’s a follow-up to the to the first ever 128GB but offers 56% more storage.

That’s enough to record 20 hours of 1080p video. Read more »