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The Basics: Speck Candyshell Review for 2nd/3rd Generation iPod Touch

Here at iPhone Alley we talk about the latest iPhone and iPod Touch news, yet due to the release of brand new products we have neglected out readers with older models. Many of you out there own the iPhone 3G/S or the iPod Touch 2nd/3rd generation. We want to accomodate

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iPhoneAlley Giveaway – Free Cases and Apps! ENDED

iPhoneAlley has teamed up with case manufacturer, Speck, as well as a few developers to offer you a chance to win their products! With a total of 78 winners, you have a huge chance to win! To enter EITHER “Like” iPhone Alley on Facebook or Follow us on Twitter and retweet

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Speck Candyshell Case Review for iPod Touch 4

I still, after almost three months, haven’t seen a sufficient amount of iPod Touch 4 cases out there. Usually there’d be tons of companies fighting to take the spotlight with their everlasting releases of cooler and better cases. Right now, it’s pretty much a monopoly with Speck in my honest

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Speck Pixelskin Case Review for iPod Touch 4 – Drop Your iPod? No Problem!

The slickness and the beauty of the newest iPod touch is just stunning. There’s no telling what could harm it or what can’t so it’s always good to be safe and get a quality case that will protect your iPod no matter what. Speck’s Pixelskin, which is among their lineup

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Speck Candyshell Review for iPod Touch 2nd Gen and 3rd Gen – Hard Outside, Cushiony Inside

Ever since I started receiving cases for review, Speck’s have been among my favorites. In other words, the Speck Pixelskin was one of my favorite cases among others like the Otterbox Defender. Now, I have a slick black Speck Candyshell on my iPod, and it is without doubt one of

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FastMac Announces AC Outlet With Built-In USB, Makes Us Drool

At Macworld last week, FastMac announced one of the coolest home improvement products we've seen in a while. It's an AC power outlet that includes two USB charging ports in addition to two standard AC outlets. It's called the TruePower U-Socket, and it'll begin shipping in the first quarter of 2010. When it ships, it'll cost $29.95, but you can pre-order one right now for just $19.95. It requires a bit of expertise with the fuse box and a screwdriver, but for most geeks, this should be one hot product!

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Mobile Mechatronics Announces iTwinge Keyboard for iPhone

If you're looking for a genuine, physical keyboard for your iPhone, this might be it. The iTwinge by Mobile Mechatronics is a $29.99 keyboard that mounts on the iPhone and, per ChipChick, can improve typing speeds by 30-40% while reducing errors by 70-80%.

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Keep Away from Chargers Not Approved for iPhone Use

I recently got an email from a friend of mine with a tale of iPhone woe. My buddy Ken (not the podcaster) has a car charger which was made for use with iPods and so he assumed an iPhone would work just as well. As it turns out, not every iPod charger will play nicely with an iPhone. Frankly, I've been known to tell people that iPod chargers will work the same. After hearing Ken's story, my tip to you all is to be sure that your car chargers are made to work with the iPhone. Ken's story follows the break.

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Regain Battery Life After Installing 3rd-Party Applications [Updated]

This tip is only intended for those who jailbroke their iPhone. This does not apply to unhacked iPhones. So you've just finished hacking your iPhone and installed every application you could find, but what the heck happened to your battery life? In the process of installing various things, you've likely installed OpenSSH, the tool which allows remote login to your iPhone from a computer. The problem is, SSH requires that a listener called SSHD constantly runs, waiting for a remote login attempt. This in turn drains your battery. The solution is to disable SSHD when you don't need it. Read on for the how-to.

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