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Giddily Gutted

Apple iPhone 4S

Oh the torture! Our Pavlovian anticipation for a new iPhone every 12 months has been pushed to the limits this go around, especially after being teased earlier this summer about what to expect from iOS 5 (which, FYI will be available to all current iPhone 4 owners October 12th). Now the news is out and…

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Tower Records

Revo K2 Digital Radio

Shrouded in gleaming aluminium and molded rubber, the Revo K2 ($470) tower not only out-looks other, plebeian docks, but also offers access to virtually every radio signal under the sun including old-fashioned over-the-air and internet streaming stations including last.fm. Perfect for your morning dose of NPR. Besides a dearth of plastics, the K2 also features…

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In Control

Logitech Harmony Link

There are a handful of companies out there already trying to turn your smartphone or tablet into the universal remote of your dreams, but none of them has the home theater chops of Logitech. Now, after years of making the best universal remotes out there for the average consumer, the company’s new Harmony Link ($99)…

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Like Netflix for Movie Theaters

MoviePass

MoviePass is a brand new startup hoping to revolutionize the way film addicts get their regular dose o’ big screen. For $50 bucks a month, clients can enjoy an unlimited number of movies. Everything works via an app, which is available for both Android and iOS users. Through it, users can reserve seats and simply…

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Pick Floyd

Kickstarter: Air Guitar Move

Don’t feel like shelling out 6 large for this but own an iPhone? Well, there’s a Kickstarter Project for that: the Air Guitar Move. Using a tethered pick equipped with a motion sensor, the Air Guitar Move allows you to unleash you inner Jimmy Page (sans the actual axe) by strumming in the air while…

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There's an App for That Too

iHealth

When you were a young boy, you could eat eight hot dogs at dinner, sleep two hours, run around for 12 hours without stopping, break your arm and heal in about fifteen minutes. As we mature that changes, and we are introduced to words like metabolism, prostate, ROTH IRA and hypertension. And in this culture…

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What You & Your iPod, iPhone, and iPad Need to Know

Apple iOS 5

IPhone, iPad, and iPod touch owners will receive a ton of new features in iOS 5. The bad news is that the latest and greatest mobile operating system won’t be available until fall of this year for consumers. On the up side, we’ve made getting a knowledgeable head start on what’s to come super easy….

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Easy Button

Kickstarter: Red Pop

Unless your endowed with triple jointed thumbs, taking photos with your iPhone can be mighty cumbersome if not downright painful. The Kickstarter project, Red Pop, aims to fix that with a simple, well-designed solution: bringing the shutter button back to its rightful finger (your index) and location. Simply plug-in the adaptor, which also serves as…

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1990 Meets 2011

iFusion iPhone Docking Station

The idea of making a wireless phone wired is admittedly strange, but nostalgia for the familiar often drives people to do crazy things. The iFusion ($150) is essentially a Bluetooth speaker dock in traditional telephone clothing. Thanks to A2DP Bluetooth streaming, the iFusion can playback both call audio or music over its internal speakerphone. The…

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Keep It Together Men

Pack & Smooch Leicester and Soay iPhone Wallets

Men today normally have two things on them at all times: their wallet and phone. Since there’s no need to tote your full George Costanza everywhere you go, the German artisan brand Pack & Smooch has devised a series of great looking iPhones cases to free up some much needed pocket space. The Leicester ($51),…

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Lebron's Got Your Back, Kinda.

Nike Boom App

With music being the fundamental push behind the iPhone, iPod Touch, and Android becoming a core workout accessory, all the major sports brands are looking to push the envelope with various workout companion apps. All with a focus to motivate and help track performance. Sometimes through old-fashioned techniques like, well, yelling. Nike Boom is a…

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Device Protection with Rugged Panache

ZAGG LEATHERskins

You’re probably familiar with products by ZAGG, as ads for their award-winning invisibleSHIELD gadget protection dot the internet landscape (our experience shows them to be as beastly and protective as ZAGG claims them to be). Further worming their way into our hearts, they’ve even crafted their own Media Center & Streamer, which we featured not…

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Still Does Not Part the Sea

iPhone OS 4.0

Steve Jobs and all his buddies at Infinite Loop just unveiled the latest (and long overdue) iteration of the iPhone operating system today. While it is (unfortunately for some) still exclusive to AT&T for the time being, and it is still not open source, over 100 new features have been added that will undoubtedly breathe…

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Take Charge of Your Charging

IDAPT I3 Charging Stations

Gadget fans know that with their love of technology comes an excess of chords and often a shortage of power outlets. So to cope with this unfortunate externality, IDAPT has released a series of compact charging stations designed to help reduce clutter while still supporting your various device charging needs. Capable of charging three separate…

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Best Case Scenario

Speck Cases

Apple products are notorious for their gorgeous factory finishes being as magnetically attractive to scratching and scuffing as seedy women are to Tiger Woods. While there are a plethora of products on the market for protecting your iNvestment, those offered by Speck Products shine through. Speck has been making cases for various Apple products for…

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Transform Your Apple Mobile Device Into a Fully Functional Remote

RedEye Universal Remote Control for iPhone/iPod Touch

The ability to control every device in one’s home theater using the same remote control is a convenience well known hardware manufacturers like Logitech and Philips have built incredibly successful products around for years. Ranging from super slick machines equipped with color touch screens, to your run of the mill button crammed plastic wand, these…

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Watch Your Media Anywhere and On Any Device

ZAGGbox Media Center & Streamer

ZAGG is a company known mainly for their InvisibleSHIELD skins that are designed to “protect” just about every portable device on the market, that is if you can manage to stick them on straight. So we were naturally surprised to learn of the company’s move into the realm of home theater and digital content through…

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All the Fun, Minus Pissing Off Your Mom

The Simpsons Arcade Game for iPhone

If your childhood was anything like ours, you probably remember at least several sessions spent killing time before or after a movie with the Simpson family battling to save Springfield. Now thanks to EA, those nostaglic for the golden days of brain numbing activity can relive every aspect of the Simpson arcade game glory, minus…

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Let Your iPod's Tunes Take Flight

Belkin Bluetooth Music Receiver

Looking for a better way to get music from your iPod or iPhone to your home stereo? Preferably one that doesn’t involve a 20′ long 3.5mm cable? Recently, we’ve discussed excellent solutions from Sonos, but not everyone has that kind of cash. Fortunately, another far cheaper option was announced today by our friends over at…

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Finally, Someone's Improved the Car Charger

Belkin Micro & Dual iPod/iPhone Auto Chargers

Typically, car phone chargers are nothing to write home about. You stick them in what used to be known as the “cigarette lighter” (back before smoking became equated with terrorism), plug in your phone, and that’s about it. Seeing the newly attached polyp protruding from your otherwise aerodynamic dash was just a fact of life;…

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25 Apps. 14 Days. 2 iPhones. 1 Jailbreak.

25 Best & Must-Have iPhone Apps

Empower your iPhone with these 25 best and must have iPhone Apps, as curated by Gear Patrol.

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One More Way To Get To Your Favorite Men's Site

Get the Gear Patrol iPhone Icon

After asking all of you what you want to see from Gear Patrol in the future, we’ve received a ton of great feedback (email, comments, etc.) and we couldn’t be happier for it. Gear Patrol is serious about listening to you, our community, to ensure that we’re doing everything to be your definitive source for all…

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Griffin Nu Form Case

Hard Knock Solution For A Hard Knock Life Now that you’ve had some time to coddle your iPhone 3G, it’s time you prepared it for the real world. Sliding on Griffin’s Nu Form case will guarantee your gadget stays looking prim and proper, and provide damage protection in the event of accidental dropping. For those…

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iPhone 3G – First Impressions

[click on image to enlarge] By Ben Bowers – As I groggily took my place in line at unspeakably early Saturday morning hours, I questioned if all the hype was justified. My previous smart phone was 3G compatible and served me well over the last year. So what if it didn’t have a glossy back,…

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Acquire iPhone 3G Launch Guide

The team at Acquire have put together a great iPhone 3G Launch Guide. Definitely worth a read if you’re planning on waiting 12 hours in line to get the 3G iPhone, out today. They’ve covered the new App store, Mobile Me, cases, bluetooth headsets, charging options and headphones. All you need to know. Head on…

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Apple 3G iPhone

[click on image to enlarge] Twice as fast. Half the price. Now that’s a deal. Apple’s unveiled the much anticipated 3G iPhone today and at a price far more palatable. The iPhone will operate on AT&T’s highspeed 3G network alongside built-in GPS mapping, Microsoft Exchange support, desktop-class web browser, apps and Apple’s New MobileMe service…

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Apple iPhone

It’s arrived to fanfare and some degree of sarcastic review by the naysayers but it’s here nonetheless. The Apple iPhone. The iPod turn smartphone turn lust object. It’s equipped with: Optical grade glass touch screen Apple OS X AT&T EDGE WiFi Bluetooth 2.0 4gb or 8gb hard drive Accelerometer to sense which way you’re holding…