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Built to TYLT: Gadgets for the iPhone6

Picture this….you’re running late for a meeting and you’re stuck in traffic so you pick up your phone to call your office and realize you only have 10% battery power left. “Nooo! I forgot to charge it last night.” Yeah, we’ve all been there. No worries, because TYLT Products has got you covered with these must-have tech and mobile accessories for the iPhone 6.ENERGI Sliding Power Case for iPhone and other Apple and Galaxy products

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The TYLT ENERGI Sliding PowerCase for iPhone 6 has a built-in 3200mAh. It will keep your iPhone 6 charged all day, and has drop protection. This thing is amazing. Yes, a protective case that also keeps my phone charged. I absolutely love this product. I cannot ask for more than that! TYLT has a similar power case for the Samsung Galaxy 6. Get yours today for only $99.99. Believe me, it’s worth every cent!

Y-Charge Car Charger

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With all of the new smartphones on the market; who knows when you’ll switch from an Galaxy to Apple or another phone all together. There’s nothing worse than having to go out an buy back up chargers because your old charger doesn’t fit your new phone, and you’ve left the one that comes with the phone at home, or in your desk drawer at the office. TYLT is revolutionizing the car charger once again. The Y-Charge Car Charger takes the bullet style charger to a whole new level with its compact and sleek design. The best part is that the Y-Charge is compatible with ALL phones and devices that charge via USB. For only $34.99, this is an investment you wont’t regret! It’s truly a lifesaver. Choose from four colors to match your unique style.

RIBBN 4.8 Charger with Flat Ribbon Cable

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I just hate it when my car charger gets all tangled and sometimes stops working as a result. The TYLT RIBBN 4.8 Charger with Flat Ribbon Cable will never tangle. Measuring 3 feet long, my phone rests nicely wherever I place it while being charged by the RIBBN. This must-have car charger with Flat Ribbon Cable comes in four fun colors, and is available with either an Apple Lightning connector, or a Micro USB connector. The best feature is the additional USB port just in case you need to simultaneously charge another device.

ALIN Glass Screen Protector for iPhone 6 and for other Apple and Galaxy products

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You ever see those folks with the fancy design on their phone that strongly resembles broken glass? Wait…that is broken glass. SMH…..they’ve cracked the screen of their $600 phone. Don’t be one of those people! Check out TYLT’s ALIN Glass Screen Protector for iPhone 6or the ALIN Perfect Alignment Screen Protection. Not only will this screen protector keep you from having the phone of shame, it also keeps your phone’s screen looking brand new, clean, and scratch-free. As I’m not a person who is well coordinated, I always dread installing that new screen protector. Always worried that it’ll end up crooked or wrinkled. Well, TYLT made it so easy. Both the ALIN Glass Screen Protector for iPhone 6, and the ALIN HD Screen Protector come with a snap-on alignment tool that guarantees correct positioning. I am as uncoordinated as they come, but I was able to install this screen protector with ease. For $34.99 you can keep you expensive new phone looking brand new.

**Welcome new Contributing Writer, Valerie Goines**
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Customize Your Gadgets w/ These Tech Accessories

In this day and age, your cellphone or mobile device is more than just your phone, it is an extension of you. And when we think accessories, tech gadgets are now included in this category. Customizing and adding great accessories to your tech devices is another way to show off your personality. We are always looking for interesting products to accessorize our devices and are excited to share these must-have tech accessory find, from Flygrip, and the wonderful gadgets from must-visit tech accessory website, My Gifts and Gadgets, including JackGems, BeatBuds, and Stik-Kit. We’ve fallen head over heels for these items.

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FlyGrip has become our most cherished tech accessory. It allows you to free up one hand and multi-task without the fear of dropping your phone and it also doubles as a kickstand in both portrait and landscape viewing angles. We can’t begin to tell you how many times we’ve accidentally experienced mis-clicks because of our phone’s touchscreen; with FlyGrip our phone is secured in the grip on our fingertips, not in the palm of our hand, which allows for a much greater range of motion for your thumb. Texting, and taking photos is so much easier and there is a harder chance for anyone to snatch your device out of your hands.

JackGems Phone Accessory

Are you looking for a fashionable (and functional) accessory for your mobile phone, tablet, MP3 player or any device that has a standard headphone socket? If you are, you’ll love the JackGems Phone Accessories. Not only do they prevent dust, dirt, and germs from entering your phone, tablet, or MP3 player, they are quite attractive and an attention getter. Just plug in your choice of colored JackGems into your headphone jack to protect your gadgets and stop the spread of dirt and germs. With 8 stunning colors – red, blue, pink, purple, yellow, green, orange, and clear, you can buy your favorite color or collect them all to change your JackGems every day to match your outfit or phone case.

BeatBuds Headphone Tips

Want to add some contrasting color to your in-ear headphones? The BeatBuds Memory Foam Headphone Tips are perfect for replacing the standard silicone ear tips that come with your in-ear phones. BeatBuds come in 3 different sizes: small, medium and large, so you’ll get the perfect fit for you. These colorful tips are compatible with ALL standard in-ear headphones and are unlike anything else currently available. With 10 colors available: red, pink, purple, dark blue, light blue, green, yellow, white, grey and black, these luxurious memory foam buds mold to the shape of your ear to provide unrivaled comfort, and minimizes sound bleeding, so your phone calls and music remain private.

Stik-Kit

We’re told you about an item to secure your phone and tablet while on the go, so here is one to secure your gadgets, as well as other essential items like keys, to any smooth surface wherever you go, say hello to Stik-Kit, a super lightweight, versatile, and super small gadget that sticks. Use Stik-Kit to keep your phone in place ready to use your hands-free, FaceTime or GPS, whenever you need it. To use, just secure your gadgets to any smooth surface and enjoy perfect selfies, and hands-free conversations at home or on-the-go.

Have we intrigued you with these amazing gadgets? Head over to My Gifts and Gadgets to get your own JackGems, BeatBuds, and Stik-Kit, and visit Flygrip for your preferred Flygrip color.

Tech Support | Must-Have Tech Accessories

We’re always looking for fun and functional accessories for our mobile phone and life in general. Anything that will help make life easier and a bit more fun is always welcome in our lives. That’s why we’re excited about the following tech accessories. We love the iRig Voice Microphone for adding music to our lives, the TYLT Syncable-Duo for keeping us less cluttered, and the Ringly Smart Ring for not missing out on the important things while staying stylish.

IRIG VOICE HANDHELD MICROPHONE

Who doesn’t love karaoke? And while you can embarrass yourself in a public setting (mostly after a few drinks), IK Multimedia gives you the blessed opportunity to keep that embarrassment in a more private setting of yourself or close friends ad family with their iRig Voice Handheld Microphone. The affordable, lightweight yet durable microphone comes in a variety of fun colors: Green, Blue, Yellow, Pink and White, and is compatible with iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android devices. If you love to sing, turn your mobile device into a portable vocal studio or karaoke machine just plug your iRiG Voice into the headphone jack on your device. The iRig Voice comes with EZ Voice app but works with dozens of karaoke, sing-along and music making apps. get this fun device for $39.99 each on http://www.ikmultimedia.com/shop/.

TYLT SYNCABLE-DUO

Are you tired of carrying around several cables for your different devices? Then you will love the TYLT SYNCABLE-DUO, a 2-in-1 cable for charging and syncing your smartphones and tablets. Available in four vibrant colors: Black, Green, Red, and Blue, the SYNCABLE-DUO comes equipped with both micro-USB and Apple Lightning connectors, so one cable is all you need for your Android or Apple devices. The soft-touch, tangle-free flat cable is Apple MFI certified and is available in three sizes: 1 ft, 2 ft, and 3.3 ft sizes. Kiss the problem of messy cables goodbye for $24.99, $26.99, and $29.99. Get yours and begin your tangle-free like at the TYLT online shop.

RINGLY SMART RING

We love the latest cool launches in wearable technology and are truly excited about this latest fashion accessory to enter the Wearables market – the Ringly Smart Ring. Ladies, you will love the very stylish Ringly notifies you when you get texts, emails, calender reminders, and phone calls that matter most to you. Crafted with 18K gold plating and semi-precious stones, the device comes in five colors: Black Onyx, Rainbow Moonstone, Pink Sapphire, Tourmalated Quartz, and Emerald, and four vibration patterns. Ringly features a chic, classic silhouette that is elegant enough to compliment any look. You can pre-order your Ringly online now with the onyx, moonstone, emerald and pink sapphire retailing for $195.00 and the limited edition Tourmalated Quartz available for $260.00. Women are truly excited about this cool new device as Ringly reached their pre-sales goal of $60,000 in less than eight hours. We personally can’t wait.

Tech Accessories You Shouldn’t Live Without from Logitech

We find there are several things that get us excited but none other than tech toys. We love checking out and sharing our experiences with new tech products or just highlighting cool gadgets, especially if there is a fashion aspect to it. We had the pleasure of attending a Logitech event to preview what’s coming for the holiday season and what tech accessories you shouldn’t live without, and we can’t wait to show you some of the amazing giftable gadgets Logitech has to offer. These make great gifts for back-to-school, birthdays, and the holiday season. Today we will be highlighting the small gifts that make everyday life a bit easier and fun.

Logitech® case+wallet – turn your phone case into a slim, stylish wallet to keep your Credit and/or Bank cards, Metrocard, Membership Rewards Cards, Cash and Business Cards, etc safe and cash at your fingertips. The +wallet boasts an instant magnetic coupling that instantly unites your phone and wallet into one pocket-friendly design with its Magnashield technology, which protects the contents of your wallet by creating a barrier to prevent demagnetization.

Logitech protection+ Case – bring extra protection and convenience to your Samsung Galaxy S®5 or Apple iPhone® 5 and iPhone® 5s with these slim, yet ultra-protective, outer shell phone cases with hard polycarbonate body with impact-resistant polymers in each corner and impact-absorbent channels. These cases also exceed the U.S. Military drop-test standard, protecting your phone from drops up to 1.8 meters high.

Logitech® +drive – make hands-free driving easy, and keep your phone secure and visible at the same time with the Logitech® case+drive. Mount the +drive to your windshield or dashboard and remove it with a flick of your wrist when you need it. Instant and magnetically adhere it to your iPhone 5 or iPhone 5s +Case for quick accessibility and visibility as you drive.

Logitech +trip – compatible with the +case with a hidden metal plate, the +trip quickly clips to any air vent in your car thanks to a magnet that securely holds your smartphone secure and in view.

Bemo Social Camera – stay in the moment as you capture it right from the palm of your hand and with one touch. Each camera is rugged, water-resistant, portable (clip it on your anywhere, hang it on a lanyard, or slip it easily into your pocket) and comes in three fun-loving colors.

We’re so excited to try the Bemo Social Camera, especially as NYFW is coming up next month. Who knows what exciting things we’ll capture on this little device. We’re also looking forward to showing you more from Logitech.

Power Up Your Samsung Galaxy S5 w/ TYLT

By now, you Samsung fans have purchased your Galaxy S5 phones and are well into happily enjoying it’s features. We recently introduced some must-have tech accessories for the Galaxy S5 from TYLT – TYLT Introduces New Accessories for Samsung Galaxy S5 – including the ENERGI Sliding Power Case and the ALIN Screen Protector, both of which are available now. Today we share more Samsung Galaxy S5 from the innovative mobile accessory company.

VÜ-MATE Wireless Charging Receiver Card

Do you have a Qi wireless charging pad? Then TYLT’s VÜ-MATE is the easiest way to enable your Galaxy S5 for Qi wireless charging. The perfect companion to the amazing TYLT VÜ Wireless Charger, and compatible with other Qi wireless charging pads, the be ready for Qi wireless charging will have your Samsung Galaxy S5 ready for Qi wireless charging without increasing the thickness of your phone or affecting how your protective case fits. The TYLY VÜ-MATE Wireless Charging Receiver Card retails for $24.99 and can be purchased on ShopTYLT.com. Check out the video below to see how easy it is to install.

Energi 2K Travel Charger

It’s here! TYLT’s award-winning Energi 2K Travel Charger, which we highlighted to pre-order when it first hit Kickstarter, is finally here. You can refresh your memory here – TECH NEWS: Pre-Order TYLT’s Award-Winning Energi 2K Travel Charger on Kickstarter. With its collapsible plug, you can take this travel charger with you to school, work, on a train, on a plane, anywhere! This boldly colored charger is designed to replace your standard wall charger and keep you charged all day and night, no matter where you are. This must-have portable charger is able to power up any device that charges via a standard USB. the Energi 2K Travel Charger is available in four colors – black, red, neon green, and blue, and retails for $39.99. get your favorite color now on ShopTYLT.com.

TECH Review | TYLT VÜ Wireless Charger

We’ve all been experienced that moment when after constantly inserting and removing your phone’s charger, either the tip of the charging cord or the docking connector just doesn’t work anymore or is damaged. You’re basically left with a damaged phone. You can either purchase another charger or try to repair the docking connector and go through the whole thing again. Or you can get yourself a stylish charger that allows you to just put your phone down and watch it charge. I’m talking about the TYLT VÜ Wireless Charger – a great wireless charger for your home or office.

TYLT designed the modern art deco, VÜ Charging Pad at a 45 degree angle so you can see your screen while your phone charges. Simply place your Qi Compatible Smartphone onto the VU (your phone will charge whether it’s can be placed vertically, horizontally or even upside down – see pics below) and it starts charging. There are many new phones with built in Qi Charging including the LGTM Nexus 4, NokiaTM Lumia 810, 820, 822 and 920, and DroidTM DNA. but the VÜ is compatible with Qi compatible sleeves (like for the iPhone5) and Samsung S3/S4 back. For a more complete list of compatible phones, click on Compatible Handsets.

Along with having Qi Compatibility, an uber-modern silhouette, and a 45 degree viewing angle, the VÜ boasts a charging indicator light, soft touch surface, cable management, is lightweight and only 1/2 inch thick, features a 12V / 750mA input, 5W output, and is designed to stop charging your phone as soon as it’s full and go into sleep mode to conserve power. The VÜ will wake up every so often to see if your phone needs a charge, this ensures that when you wake up, you have a fully charged phone every time. There is no fear of “overcharging” your phone. The VÜ is available in Green, Red, Blue, and Black and retails for $69.99 on Shop TYLT. To learn more about how to use the VÜ, check out the video below:

iLuv Debuts Stylish and Protective Cases for Samsung GALAXY S5

By now we’re all excited for the Next Big Thing from Samsung aka The Samsung GALAXY S5 (which we will be highlighting in another post). While you anxiously await its arrival next month, we have a lead on some hot new mobile accessories from iLuv, specifically phone cases and protective accessories, for the anticipated device. iLuv’s new line of cases features updated versions of some of iLuv’s most popular, stylish and protective cases for Samsung GALAXY S5. Some of the cases in their new range include:

Snoopy Series: Hardshell Case for GALAXY S5

Snoopy-Series-Hardshell-Case-for-GALAXY-S5-667x1024The Snoopy Series features three playful exclusive iLuv Peanuts® designs.  The super-sleek, customized fit provides direct access to GALAXY S5 controls while the durable hardshell construction protects the phone from scratches, drops, and bumps.
Jstyle® is a premium wallet and protective case for the GALAXY S5 made with full-grain, top-grade leather with a matte finish. The case contains three credit card slots, one ID window, and two slots for cash and business cards. Jstyle® conveniently maintains access to all ports and controls including the camera.
FlightFit: Dual-Layer Case for GALAXY S5

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FlightFit features a fused two-layer construction to guard devices with double the protection. The case is customized to fit securely on a GALAXY S5 while maintaining access to all ports and controls. FlightFit is available in three fun colors to suit anyone’s style.

Vyneer: Dual Material Protection Case for GALAXY S5

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Vyneer features a polycarbonate shell with a TPU frame. The translucent base allows users to show off the beautiful GALAXY S5 while the soft TPU frame protects the corners and edges of the phone from dings, scratches, and dents. Vyneer maintains access to all GALAXY S5 ports and controls.

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This privacy film protects the contents of a user’s phone screen from the eyes of nosy strangers. Featuring a five-layer construction, this film is also weatherproof and keeps the GALAXY S5 safe from scratches and cracks.

 Glare-Free Protective Film Kit for GALAXY S5

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This film kit not only protects the GALAXY S5 screen from scratches but also prevents screen glare when the phone is used in brightly lit areas.

Clear Protective Film Kit for GALAXY S5

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This film kit features a four-layer construction to protect the GALAXY S5 screen from scratches without interfering with touchscreen sensitivity.

The retail prices for iLuv’s Samsung GALAXY S5 accessories range from $9.99 to $69.99 and will be available at iLuv.com and select retailers.

Fashion & Function – Cell phone Accessories for Her

We’re always on the look out for cool, fashionable accessories that are functional especially when it comes to our lifeline – our cell phones. With that said, I’m happy to introduce you to three very cool cell phone accessories that are very fashionable and solve some issues we face every day. Just add these items to your handbag and you’re all set for a day with no cell phone issues.Trellie

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I love carrying big handbags, as I’ve said numerous times, and I always keep my cellphone in my handbag. Unfortunately, I cannot tell you how many cellphone calls I’ve missed because I don’t hear my cell phone ring or see it flashing when I receive a call. That is until I was introduced to an amazing little device called the Trellie. What is this cool new must-have? Trellie is an ultra-simple, handbag accessory that notifies you of an incoming (or missed) call through bright flashing LED lights. No more fumbling through your handbag because you thought you heard your cell phone ring. If your Trellie is flashing, you know you have a call, if it isn’t, you know it’s not your phone. Trellie is also very easy to set up – just pair it with your cellphone via Bluetooth one time and hook it on your bag. Charging is never required as Trellie runs on “AAA” batteries. The Trellie comes in silver or gold and retails for $49.99 on http://trellie.com/shop/.

PhoneFetcher

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Do you find that you constantly lose your phone in your huge handbag? Maybe it falls to the bottom or you forget on which side of your roomy bag you put it in. With PhoneFetcher, you will always be able to find your cell phone in your bag when you need it whether your bag is an everyday purse, backpack, gym bag, etc. The PhoneFetcher features a headphone jack with a snug fit to ensure your phone will not fall out plus leaving the PhoneFetcher hanging out of your bag will remind you that you do not have your phone with you. The “Bling” PhoneFetcher is available in nine colors and retails for $14.99 and the “sport” is also available in none color but retails for $12.99. Get your own at www.phonefetcher.com.

Jellyfish Go-Go Juice Power Charger

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We all hate being caught out and about with a dying cellphone battery and no charger. The answer is of course a portable charger that you can take with you anyway for quick recharging. For those who want to keep the fashion aspect  in your portable charger, say hello to the Jellyfish Go-Go Juice Power Charger. This compact design is lightweight and fits easily in your pocket or backpack and features a 2200 mAh battery that provides up to a full phone charge and 6-8 hours additional talk time. It has both Micro and USB portals for universal use with various tablets and smartphones, LED Battery level indicator lights, and built-in LED Flashlight. It shuts off automatically when not in use and will retain a full charge up to 1 year. The Go-Go Juice charger comes in four colors and retails for $39.99 at http://www.jellyfishbuzz.com/power-collection/.