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News: TomTom Car Kit release slips to October

In an update to its iPhone frequently asked questions page, TomTom has revealed that the release date for its iPhone Car Kit has slipped to October. Originally previewed at Apple’s 2009 Worldwide Developers Conference, the Car Kit is a combination mount, charger, speakerphone, and GPS booster, allowing it to boost the accuracy of the built-in GPS on the iPhone 3G and 3GS, and enabling iPod touch units to work with navigation software, such as…

News: Marware unveils MicroShell for iPhone 3G, 3GS

Marware has introduced its new MicroShell case for the iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS. Measuring less than 1mm thick, MicroShell is a low-profile case featuring a half-shell design that protects the rear and sides of the iPhone while offering full access to all ports, buttons, and controls. Available in seven metallic colors, it also comes with a clear screen protector and cleaning cloth. Marware’s MicroShell case for the iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS…

News: Novothink debuts Solar Surge cases for iPhone, iPod touch

Novothink has debuted its new Solar Surge solar-charging cases for the second-generation iPod touch, iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS. Featuring an integrated solar panel on the cases’ rear, the Surge allows for solar charging of the attached iPhone or iPod touch with no other power supply required, and also offers LED battery status light indicators, a soft touch finish, a mini USB port for syncing or charging the attached device, an included cord…

News: V-Moda rolls out Faze headset for iPhone, iPod

V-Moda has introduced its new Faze headset with in-line microphone and call/music control button for the iPhone, iPod, and other portable electronics. The Faze features an in-ear design with aluminum alloy bodies, Kevlar reinforced cabling, noise-isolating BLISS technology, three differently-sized pairs of both black and clear silicone fittings to ensure a proper fit, and an included 2.5mm adapter for use with compatible phones. V-Moda’s…

News: Scosche debuts solChat Bluetooth speaker phone

Scosche has introduced its new solChat Bluetooth hands-free speaker phone. The solChat is designed for in-car use, with a simple three-button interface, voice feature to announce the number of incoming calls, automatic pairing, and a solar panel mounted on the back for eco-friendly operation. It includes a USB charging cable and car adapter for charging during the night and on overcast days, as well as a windshield suction cup mount and a sun visor…

News: Sirius XM rolls out SkyDock for iPhone, iPod touch

Sirius XM Radio has introduced its new XM SkyDock accessory for the iPhone and iPod touch. The XM SkyDock is a combination vehicle mount, charger, and satellite radio receiver, featuring a flexible stalk, a choice of either auxiliary or PowerConnect connections, the latter of which uses the vehicle’s existing wiring to connect to the vehicle’s radio, and a cradle designed to handle any generation of iPod touch or iPhone via specifically-designed…