The introduction of the new iPhone 5 dock, dubbed Lightning, understandably caused a widespread panic among the public. The issue: whether the iPhone 5 would be able to be used with older accessories engineered to work with the now ancient 30-pin dock connector. Fortunately, Apple will also begin to offer a $30 solution in the form of an adapter for those concerned. Although meant to rectify the aforementioned issue, the adapter won't, in fact, work with many older accessories.
An awing solution to miraculously amplify any sound playing from any smartphone or speaker without the need for cables? Sounds interesting, huh? In fact, such a thing exists and iFrogz are the first (that we've seen) to pioneer such a miraculous piece of modern technology. All you get with the iFrogz Boost NearField Audio Speaker ($39.99) is flawless, strengthened sound - none of the hassles involved with tangled wires, plagued syncing or anything of the nature.
Even though PADACS, a self-proclaimed “iAccessories” company, may not specialize in audio they do get a lot right with the Aksent earphones – yes, down to the name. Nonetheless, it is fit for more specific styles of music and audio preference. Will these be the perfect complement to your mobile-listening
One of my personal favorite bands, The 88 [iTunes Store], recently recorded an entire single using nothing but an iPhone and their instruments. The app they used is called FourTrack [our review] and the song is called "Love Is the Thing" [iTunes]. We could honestly go on and on about how cool it is that they published a song recorded entirely on the iPhone to iTunes, but it may be more succinctly explained in the video below. Enjoy!