LifeProof as a company, since its initial introduction, has gradually built and solidified an unmistakable name for what it markets and sells. The truth is, iOS devices, even though each has been developed and improved through the release of multiple generations, are terribly susceptible to stray liquids - water and other harmful substances can easily creep their way into a device and wreak ultimate havoc. For that reason, there's a large demand for protective cases with the ability to safeguard against water, and LifeProof has captured that market with its nearly-flawless offerings for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.
Water has been a notorious culprit behind the unfortunate demise of iOS devices. The vulnerability between an iPhone and any liquid is quite daunting, and many of us users have had firsthand experience involving an iPhone and a stray particle of liquid that managed to find its way into one of the device's accessible ports. While it's certainly not pleasant having your device wrecked, there are ways of safeguarding against water damage. One of the most highly anticipated waterproof companions is LifeProof's versatile frē case for the iPhone ($79.99).
Until manufacturers begin to start coating handsets' hardware with waterproof technology, it's always a worry to take a delicate smartphone on vacation. The possibility that you may accidentally drop your iPhone or other alike device into the water is utterly daunting, so at every waking moment of each and every day, you're burdened by the inevitable truth that your phone could face its demise. What's the point in a vacation if you're constantly stressed? Nothing. What you need is Proporta's brilliant endeavor that has amounted to an effective waterproof case - the Beachbuoy ($19.95).
Facing increased competition, the creators of one of the top contenders for users in the market for rugged mobile safeguarding against your most common culprits, OtterBox, today announced its venture into a new zone of coverage: water.
We currently rely on some hardy, heavy duty cases to save our beloved iOS devices in those rare situations where we may accidentally drop them in water. But what if your iOS devices came straight from Apple as fool-proof in that you could safely drop them in water without a worry? That could be the case for future iPhone iterations.
The iPhone Alley team is back from Vegas and finally caught up on sleep. The city of Vegas never sleeps, so neither did we. We had a great time both inside and outside of the convention center and even as a whole we came back with more money than we
On Thursday, satellite radio provider Sirius XM announced the launch of XM SkyDock, an accessory that will allow iPhone and iPod touch users to receive live XM and "The Best of Sirius" satellite radio in their vehicles. Per Digital Daily, the unit is scheduled to launch in the fall at suggested price of $119.99 and utilizes a vehicle's cigarette lighter power port to mount and power the device and iPhone or iPod touch.
Sirius/XM has released Sirius XM Premium Online for the iPhone and iPod touch has been released to the App Store as a free download. The app lets users stream programming from their online channels over both Wi-Fi and 3G. The app also comes with a free 7 day trial, but will require a subscription after it expires. [via 148Apps]
Business Insider has come across a slightly out-of-focus screenshot of the announced Sirius XM streaming radio application. The image is from a PowerPoint presentation given by CEO Mel Karmazin. It appears based on the presentation that a $2.99 monthly streaming fee will be applied. There is also a shopping cart, implying that users will have the ability to buy something, though what exactly is unclear.
After waiting and waiting for an official Sirius/XM radio app for the iPhone, we were happy to hear that the guys at NiceMac were filling the void with their StarPlayr client. But now, with rumors of an official Sirius/XM radio app circulating and StarPlayr stuck in App Store approval limbo, they are giving up and shutting StarPlayr down for good. They're even abandoning their WinMo client.