Tag Archives: 5mm

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: Progical challenges Apple licensing with “Homemade for iPhone” accessory program

Progical Solutions has announced its new “Homemade for iPhone” accessory program, which aims to offer developers an alternative to Apple’s official Made For iPod and Works With iPhone programs. The program consists of a toolkit that taps into Apple’s External Accessory framework to provide a serial data connection between accessories and the iPhone or iPod touch via the 3.5mm headphone jack. Using the jack, serial data can…

News: SendStation ships PocketDock Line Out Mini USB

SendStation has released its PocketDock Line Out Mini USB adapter for the iPod and iPhone. Previewed in The Free iPod + iPhone Book 4, the slim adapter offers a 3.5mm line output jack for audio output and a Mini USB port for syncing and charging over a Mini USB cable. In addition, it ships with two six-foot audio cables, one 3.5mm to 3.5mm and one 3.5mm to RCA, to handle most common audio connections. SendStation’s PocketDock Line Out Mini USB…

Jabra ships dual-mic HALO Bluetooth headset

Jabra on Monday began shipping its latest Bluetooth A2DP compatible headset, the dual-microphone HALO, which was first introduced in April. The headset is compatible with BlackBerry handsets as well as Apple’s iPhone and second-generation iPod touch, and can sync with two devices simultaneously. The headset can be folded for ease of carrying and has a 3.5mm headset jack and cable to connect to sou…




First Looks: Gecko Gear Connect + Soundwire Cables

Plainly designed, Australia-based Gecko Gear’s new Gecko Connect ($15) and Gecko Soundwire cables are more minimalist, blend-in updates to the company’s earlier offerings. Soundwire comes in 1-meter, 3.5mm to 3.5mm minijack ($12) and 1.2-meter, 3.5mm to RCA stereo ($15) versions, and Gecko Connect is a $15, 1-meter Dock Connector to USB cable with an Apple-like small connector on the iPod or iPhone side….

Belkin outs remote adapter for 3G iPod shuffle

Belkin this morning addressed the complaints of those wanting to use more advanced headphones with Apple’s third-generation iPod shuffle and launched its Headphone Adapter for the music player. The simple add-on gives any typical earbuds or headphones with a 3.5mm headphone jack a remote much like Apple’s own pack-in model, including the ability to invoke VoiceOver. It’s not known if other iPods…



Review: Ozaki iPill On-The-Go Mic for iPod nano 4G + iPod touch 2G

Consisting of two halves that split apart to reveal the microphone’s 3.5mm connector and a protective cap, iPill samples arrived in two versions: white with a red cap, and black with an orange cap, each highly similar to an actual pill except for size—iPill is larger—and the presence of a tiny eyelet on one side that could be attached to a thinly designed wrist strap or necklace mount. Neither is included inside the iPill package,…