August 23, 2010

Toyota Avalon to Offer iPhone/iPod Dock


Barry Hutzel of Bazza Design and Fulton Innovation engineers have teamed to make the Toyota Avalon your wireless home away from home. Located on the central instrument panel, the built-in charging station works with both an iPhone and iPod and debuted at the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show earlier this year.

Via Design Blog

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Vimeo Comes to Roku


Vimeo has finally arrived on Roku. Following the likes of Pandora, Netflix and Amazon VOD, you can now sort videos according to their picks, your uploads and selections saved for later viewing. Of course, nothing is perfect as the service lacks sharing, albums, and channels, but it's a start. Vimeo itself recently added HTML5 for iPhone and iPad support.

Via USA Today

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July 23, 2010

iHome Clock Radio/Dock is App Enabled


Clock radios have come a long way. iHome's iA100ZE docks your iPad/iPhone/iPod and makes it into an alarm clock, it has an FM tuner, features Bluetooth connectivity and has Bongiovi Digital Power Station circuitry. Even more clever, it is app enhanced with iHome+Sleep so that you can get custom alarms, social media alerts, news and weather, and more. No news yet on price and release date.

Via iHome

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July 14, 2010

mSpot Launches Free iPhone/iPad App


mSpot has launched a free app that allows users to rent movies on both 3G and WiFi with an adjustable bitrate depending on the connection. mSpot Movies cost between $3 and $4.00 and can be viewed on your iPhone, iPad and PC. Other versions for BlackBerry, Android and webOS devices are also available.

Via iTunes Store

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June 29, 2010

Logic3 TimeCube for iPhone and touch


Logic3 has released the i-Station TimeCube for iPhone and iPod touch. The speaker system doubles as a portable radio/alarm clock and of course recharges when your device is docked. It also has snooze and sleep functions, an LED clock with dimmer levels and three different alarm functions, buzzer, FM or wake to tunes.

Via Logic 3

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June 16, 2010

Stream iPhone Video with Reflex


Stream movies from your iPhone to your TV with Konnet's Reflex Dock Pro. Set your smartphone (3G or 4) in the cradle and connect with AV cable, and watch anything previously downloaded. The Reflex can also sync and recharge your iPhone via USB to save on your battery. Get yours for $49.99.

Via Konnet

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June 15, 2010

PadLock Embarrasses iPad Thieves

We like nothing better than freeware here at NAV and think that the Padlock deserves a NAVi award. When your iPad, iPhone or iPod becomes unattached from your Mac (whether on purpose or by some nasty thief,) a loud noise disturbs you and everyone else around you at that WiFi café. To disable, simply plug your device back in or turn off internally. You can download PadLock at Kitchen Budapest.

Via Kitchen Budapest

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June 10, 2010

T12 Soundbar Features Spatial Stereo


English musician Ted Fletcher helped develop Orbitsound's T12 soundbar with its spatial stereo technology. In plain English, that means surround sound from anywhere in the room. The device can attach to iPods, iPods, and has a 3.5mm jack and RCA port for your other musical gadgets. The T12 will be available this month for £300 (~$440.)

Via Orbitsound

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June 2, 2010

SIRIUS XM Available on Android Phones


Android users can now get SIRIUS XM with a new app. They have even offered a 7 day free trial so that you can test it before buying. Already available for iPhone and BlackBerry, the service gives subscribers access to over 120 channels. The application is free for those who are currently Premium Online subscribers.


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May 31, 2010

Smartphone Pass Key Testing at Holiday Inns


Two Holiday Inns are testing InterContinental Hotels Group technology that allows guests to sneak past the front desk and use their smartphones to open their doors. The Chicago O' Hare Rosemont and Houston Downtown Convention Center locations will feature the technology. IGH exec Bryson Koehler says the company is also testing RFID but feels that the smartphone technology, which can be used with iPhones, Blackberrys and Android phones among others, is more convenient.

Via USA Today

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