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Tech Talk for the Week of August 1


Hitcase: Hitcase Pro for iPhone 5
Transforms your iPhone into a waterproof, shockproof POV camera with wide angle lens; perfect for action sports

- Built-in wide angle lens triples the effective field of view of your iPhone’s camera to capture professional quality photos and videos
- ShockSeal™ design protects your iPhone from the elements and shields it from shocks and drops while allowing use of the touch screen, buttons and headphone jack
- Railslide™ Mount System with auto-locking functionality and a one-button trigger release makes it quick and simple to mount Hitcase to just about anything
- Waterproof up to 33 feet
- Railslide™ also works with all current GoPro® mounting solutions
- Comes with StickR mount for helmets, boards and more, and a tripod adapter that works with any standard 1/4x20 mount
- Pairs with free Vidometer app to record your speed, altitude and G-Force on top of your video while you’re hitting the waves, slopes, trail and road
- Watch video of Hitcase Pro in action here
- Also available for iPhone 4/4s (with slight spec variations)

Available: Hitcase.com
Price: $129.99
Website: http://www.hitcase.com/hitcase-pro
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New Trent: Airbender Mini
Rugged, shock proof and water resistant iPad Mini case with built-in Bluetooth keyboard

- Rubberized exterior with plugs covers all openings for full-body protection to the iPad Mini without hindering usability
- Removable iPad Mini case with integrated screen protector shields the devise from scratches and smudges while retaining touch screen sensitivity
- Ultra low-profile keyboard seamlessly connects via Bluetooth to type with greater ease and comfort
- Keyboard attached via durable aluminum arm allowing case to rotate 360 degrees for landscape and portrait viewing angles

Available at: NewTrent.com & Amazon.com
Price: $39.95
Website: www.newtrent.com
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Griffin Technology: WoodTones
WoodTones line includes headphones and earbuds with built-in control mics for calls and music, and AUX cables, are fashioned from responsibly harvested Beech, Sapele and Walnut trees, long prized in the making of drums and musical instruments for their enhancement of vocal and bass frequencies

- Headphones with Control Mic: Plush ear pads isolate outside distractions and ensure comfort, boasting 50mm moving coil driver and detachable 1/8” (3.5mm) cable
- Earbuds with Control Mic: Soft silicone ear cushions come in three sizes, featuring a 1/8” (3.5mm) gold-plated connector and 4 feet of smooth, black TPE-coated cable to give users room to move around
- AUX Cables: Gold-plated 1/8” (3.5mm) connectors can be used with any iOS device with a 3.5mm jack; equipped with 3 feet of black TPE-coated cable to resist kinking and tangling

Available at: GriffinTechnology.com
Price: $99.99 (Headphones with Control Mic); $29.99 (Earbuds with Control Mic); $14.99 (AUX Cable)
Website: griffintechnology.com/woodtones
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Bracketron: Sport Case with Strap Mount
Water-resistant universal sport case for iPhone, smartphones, iPod Touch
& MP3 players protects your device during outdoor adventures

- Portable, soft-sided design perfect for outdoor and recreational use
- Maintains touchscreen control for taking phone calls, texting or email
- Sturdy nylon rubber-grip strap with 360º rotation for use on bikes, ATVs, boats or water sports
- Detachable belt clip with integrated stand, easily clipped to body for rock climbing or vehicle for off-roading and more
- Available in black or camo

Available: April 2013
Price: $49.95
Website: www.bracketron.com
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Wahoo Fitness: Blue SC Speed & Cadence Sensor for iPhone 4S and iPhone 5
Wirelessly pairs with your favorite cycling App to track all your critical cycling data, transforming your iPhone 4S / 5 into the ultimate cycling computer

- Pairs with your favorite cycling app to track speed & cadence data wirelessly on your iPhone 4S and iPhone 5
- Records lifetime bike mileage by week, month, and year – even when not connected to the iPhone
- Replaceable battery requires no charging between rides for up to 2 years
- Works seamlessly with Wahoo Fitness and Wahoo Fitness Odometer Apps, as well as top cycling apps including Cyclemeter, Strava Cycling and more
- Connects wirelessly to the iPhone 4S, iPhone 5 and iPad (3rd Gen) via Bluetooth 4.0 technology, no additional hardware required

Available at: WahooFitness.com
Price: $59.99
Website: www.wahoofitness.com


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