Gear, gizmos & goodies to put under the tree.
The Newer Technology NuGuard GripStand 3 is a multi- purpose case for your iPad (third- and fourth-generation). The hard plastic protective shell grips your iPad securely with a shock-absorbing inner rubber liner. The removable desktop stand can be swivelled 360° and positioned at any angle for viewing or typing. The stand also doubles as a one-hand grip so you can use your iPad standing or walking, and the handle can be rotated to use as a hook to hang your iPad on the wall.
The POP Phone line of handsets by Native Union transform every conversation into an exciting experience with bold colours, a retro design and modern functionality. These hip handsets work with just about any mobile device to make talking fun and safe from mobile phone radiation. Each playful design is available in 11 bright colours and boasts A-list fans including Mel B, Eva Longoria, Orlando Bloom, Carson Kressley, Sarah Jessica Parker, Daniel Craig, Lenny Kravitz and more.
Bamboo Stylus Pocket is an expandable stylus for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Android, Kindle and other capacitive touch surfaces. Bamboo Pocket offers a premium, pen-like experience for note-taking, sketching, drawing and other forms of creative expression. The Bamboo Pocket is as flexible as your imagination. Expand the pocket when you need it; mark it as yours with interchangeable colour rings; store it by plugging it into your headphone jack, or fold it up and fit it anywhere.
US$149 + shipping
Go completely paperless with just your iPad and Doxie One. Doxie One scans your paper simply and automatically – no computer required. Doxie syncs with your iPad or Mac and sends documents via iMessage. For quick scan transfers use your iPad SD Card Reader to get your paper onto your iPad in seconds flat. Or use Doxie’s modern app for Mac that provides intuitive controls to organise your way: save to searchable PDFs, share docs and send to the cloud.
$59.95 – $69.95
Never lose your grip. Carry and protect your MacBook Air/Pro with the grip, a sleek and slim protective case designed to enhance your computing experience. Micro suede lining helps prevent scratches, coupled with integrated air vents to keep your MacBook cool. The grip easily snaps on to the top and bottom of the MacBook Air/Pro and is available for the MacBook Air 11in, 13in and MacBook Pro 11in, 13in and Retina 15in in black, royal blue and pink.
Sound & Image Int
Developed by NASA rocket scientist and audio legend Dr Godehard Guenther, the foxL Platinum defies conventional wisdom about sound; the pocket-sized audiophile music system turns the palm of your hand into a personal concert hall. Wall or battery-powered, wired or wireless, the foxL v2 Platinum works with any Bluetooth-enabled smartphone, laptop, tablet or MP3 player. The foxL also doubles as a high-quality wireless speakerphone with a built-in mic and comes with a rechargeable battery for up to 20 hours of usage.
Yamaha Music Australia
Whether you’re at the beach or at a barbeque, Yamaha’s PDX-B11 wireless speaker is the perfect companion for your music this summer. The new model wirelessly streams all your favourite tunes via Bluetooth, making it the ultimate audio solution for iPhones, iPads and MacBooks. The PDX-B11 is available in a range of colours, including; Blue, Orange, Grey and Black.
From $129.99 plus attractive gift (promotional price only via Facebook)
G-Technology offers premium external storage solutions from portable to desktop. Our complete portfolio delivers unmatched performance, reliability and style designed for Mac or PC users. Choose which storage solution is best for you – whether you’re connecting via USB, FireWire, Thunderbolt, eSATA or mini-SAS! Store, protect and easily access your content. From general storage for music to high-performance solutions for intensive video editing – we’ve got you covered! Available at Apple Stores; Christmas promotion exclusively for G-Technology Facebook fans (facebook.com/GTechnologyAP) ending December 31, 2012.
The House of Marley is committed to eco and sustainable manufacture of all of our audio products and The Get Up Stand Up is no different. Get Up Stand Up delivers breathtaking sound from a uniquely beautiful design. High- output 11.4cm woofers, 2.54cm tweeters and a powerful amplifier fill any room with the beautiful gift of music. Marley will make a better world with a percentage of all sales being distributed to 1love.org – the Marley Family Charity foundation. Available at JB Hi-Fi, Myer, Volume stores.
Recently named by Mashable as an ‘inexpensive alternative to Photoshop’, Snapheal removes unwanted objects from pictures and performs other complex touch-ups faster and better than expensive photo-editing software. Snapheal is intuitive and will become your day-to-day photo helper, whether you’re a beginner in photography or a seasoned pro. While the app’s main power is in removing extra objects, it features over 20 handy tools for practically any photo-editing need. Snapheal users can also save up to $500 monthly with the SnapJam rewards program (jam.snapheal.com).
$49.95 (free delivery)
The Grablet Australia
The Grablet is a sleek, multi-functional, multi-purpose case allowing you to transform the way you use your iPad. Designed to be modular in nature and brimming with attachments and uses, it lets you attach, hang, hook, suspend and simply use your iPad safely and securely. The Grablet is now available in Australia and New Zealand in 12 incredible colours.
Designed by Livious Dietzer in Berlin and made with Swarovski elements, the Liquid case range for iPhone 5 combines function with style and sparkle. The protective cover is scratch resistant and dirt repellent, with cut-outs to enable full access to your handset’s camera and connector port. Created using digital illustration and photomontage techniques, the case is semi-transparent to incorporate Apple’s aesthetic with its own colourful design.