Microsoft promotes the Surface Pro (2017) for students with 10% discounts on tablet and accessories

Are you a student? If so, Microsoft wants to sell you a Surface Pro (2017) tablet. To do so, it is willing to take 10% off the price of one of its Windows 10 Pro powered slates. And to get the word out, it created a series of six new ads, including the one at the very top of this story. Microsoft calls the device the ultimate laptop for students, but that means adding the optional Type Cover ($143.99 for students, 10% off). The Surface Pen ($89.99 for students, 10% off) is also extra.

Other ads show how the Surface Pro can be the ultimate laptop for architecture students, design …


Foxconn subsidiary buys Apple iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch accessories maker Belkin for $866 million

Foxconn Interconnect Technology, a subsidiary of Apple iPhone assembler Foxconn, has acquired Belkin International for $866 million. Belkin is a manufacturer of accessories under brand names like Belkin, Linksys, Wemo and Phyn. Belkin International offers a wide range of products including USB cables and adapters, power banks, wireless charging pads, screen protectors and more. Belkin’s accessories are available for the iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch. The Wemo brand sells automation products for the home using Apple’s HomeKit platform. The Linksys brand is found on wireless routers, and the Phyn …

Best custom AirPods & accessories in 2018: Colorful earbuds, stickers, hooks, cases, and fins

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Apple’s wireless earbuds are selling like hotcakes, fueling rumors that Apple could potentially ship more than 25 million pairs in 2018, which would realistically decimate any competing rival in terms of market success. And in the long run, this is what determines if gadget will go down in history as successful or not.

Now, the popular AirPods have been around for a while and word on the street is Apple is prepping a second generation of the earbuds that will come with a wireless-charging case, but we wouldn’t bet that these will be available in the coming months …

BlackBerry KEYone 2 accessories appear online

Last year, BlackBerry Mobile launched the BlackBerry KEYone, a new ‘Berry that included a physical QWERTY keyboard and fabulous battery life. The phone made our list of underrated handsets for 2017. Even though fewer than 900,000 units were shipped, the KEYone was well received. BlackBerry Mobile considered the phone a success as it was available in 50 countries, and through 110 carriers.

There has been talk that BlackBerry Mobile will release two new ‘Berry models this year. One of them could very well be a sequel to the KEYone. On a pair of websites, one belonging to skin provider Skinomi, …

See all the official Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ accessories (cases, new DeX and wireless chargers)!

Hot on the heels of the Galaxy S9/S9+ announcement, we got our first look at the official Samsung accessories that will be available for the two flagships at launch.

There’s a bunch of protective cases available, of different varieties, such as ones with a kickstand built-in, flip cases, and, of course, everyone’s favorite alcantara and hyperknit protective backs. One notable omission is the 2Piece type of cases that “graced” both the Galaxy S8 and Note 8 last year, but we’re sure nobody’s gonna miss those. There’s also the new DeX, and the new …

Save 20% on accessories that protect your Apple iPhone X from drops, falls and scratches

If you own an Apple iPhone X, you have made a pretty steep investment on one of the best smartphones available. So you might want to consider protecting your device with a case that can stand up to drops, bumps and other impacts that can damage the handset. Romoss’ Mr. Lei division is offering a protective hard case for the Apple iPhone X that passes U.S. military standards (MIL-STD-810G). This product offers protection from drops as high as 7.9 feet, and has been tested against impacts from 26 different angles.

Amazon is offering the case for $12.99, but if you use the coupon code IP10PHAR, …

The iPhone X home button "dongle" is bizarre: A journey through the strange world of aftermarket Apple accessories

It’s not easy to let go of things that we are convinced are important to us, in some way or another, be it for their perceived practical or sentimental values. This holds true for many things in life, even when it comes to otherwise inconsequential in the grand scheme of things material possessions, such as souvenirs, old photographs, and other mementos of days past. But the same also holds true not only for items of sentimental value—the merits of which can be defended by their owners, and rightfully so—but also for thoroughly utilitarian things as well. Things like, …

Essential is now selling phone accessories, including HD earphones and USB-C to 3.5mm adapters

Quite many months after releasing the interesting Essential Phone,
Essential today started selling accessories via its official website (US
only). When we say accessories, we mean more than just the Essential 360 Camera
module that was already available to buy.

 

Here’s a list of new Essential accessories that you can
order right away, prices included:

Essential Earphones HD ($99), featuring “immersive
fatigue-free sound” and a multi-action button that can even activate Google
Assistant. These high-definition earphones work not just with the Essential
Phone, but also with other devices …

Every Apple user needs these three accessories in the new year

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While some of you unicorns out there may have been wishing and praying to find a baby mop or a selfie drone under the tree this year, the vast majority were probably thinking AirPods or bust. And if someone really loves you, you may have even scored a new iPhone X or MacBook Pro — and are preparing to be the envy of the office (naysayers be damned).

But like any new Apple device owner, you’re likely discovering some inconvenient changes those sneaky Apple developers popped into their machinery. No USB-A port on your MacBook? No headphone port on your iPhone X? Yep. No turning back now. Read more…

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2017 Holiday season gift guide: Affordable and premium accessories

Turkeys all along the US are already feeling quite uneasy due to the nearing Thanksgiving Day, which means that the Christmas holidays are just around the corner, too. On its own, it means that you should probably get on with your holiday shopping. The time is right, and if you are smart, you will start planning your gifts and shopping as early as possible. You do really want to avoid the hellish shopping nightmare that early December will be.
Well, rest assured we are here to help you get the best available gifts for your loved ones with a dedicated gift …