Fleksy adds variety of keyboard extensions, requires iOS 8
Customizable iOS keyboard app Fleksy has received a major update, introducing new themes and extensions, as well as improvements to existing features. Fleksy allows users to find and send GIFs, and provides autocorrect while typing, and intuitive gestures offer greater typing speed. Version 5.0 of Fleksy offers more themes to choose from, including branded ones.
Tylt to launch iPhone 6 family of battery cases, screen protectors in glass, plastic
Ahead of the retail release of the new family of iPhone 6 smartphones, Tylt has announced that it is coming out with three new products by the end of the year for the devices. Two different screen protectors are rolling out, including a new version of the Alin screen protector. While the standard plastic version will be available for around $20, Tylt is offering a glass version for the first time for $35. Both come with an alignment tool to ensure the correct fit.
Otterbox introduces Alpha Glass fortified glass screen protector for iPhone, Galaxy S5
Rugged accessories producer Otterbox has announced its introduction of a new screen protection product for iPhone and the Samsung Galaxy S5. The Alpha Glass consists of fortified glass that features reactive touch and anti-shatter properties. Suitable for standalone use as a screen protector, Alpha Glass is installed by lightly coating the protector with its accompanied alcohol wipe, clean with the microfiber cloth and align it against the screen. Gentle pressure secures the protector, pushing out air that can create bubbles. Alpha Glass is removable, with no leftover residue. Priced at $30, the new screen protectors can be purchased online through Otterbox.
Full-featured laptop backpack by Booq fits 17-inch PC, MacBook Pro
Booq has announced the release of its newest laptop backpack offering this week: the Cobra pack. Comprised of a 1680 denier ballistic nylon exterior with a water-repellent coating, items within the pack are protected from weather conditions, and its quilted inner lining prevents damage during transport. The bag's main compartment features two open pockets and a slip pocket that offers easy access to something like a magazine or book while travelling. Its zippered mesh window pocket keeps passports, tickets and important items accessible, and its separate zippered padded laptop compartment can accommodate a 15- to 17-inch laptop. A second zippered back pocket can hold a tablet.
Booq Bags' new tech accessory backpack now available
Booq Bags' latest backpack, the Boa flow graphite has been released, designed to fit up to a 17-inch Mac or PC laptop as well as a variety of other tech fundamentals. Aimed at commuting professionals, the backpack features many pockets, in addition to a malleable interior with a collapsible main frame that allows the user to adapt the bag to accommodate what is needed. Its headphone strap separates headphones away from being mixed into other objects that could compromise them, and a hidden hip pocket is included that can conceal a phone and cash. Priced at $225, the Boa flow graphite can be purchased online.
Booq launches multi-fold folio and snap case for iPad Air
Tech-related accessories company Booq has announced its release of its latest multi-fold folio and snap case, the Booqpad for iPad Air. A combination of a folio and case, the Booqpad facilitates protecting one's iPad Air while accommodating viewing and typing. Its multi-fold cover folio magnetically attaches to the polycarbonate snap case, opening to reveal a 50-sheet notepad for traditional note-taking.
Booq's newest Python shoulder bag has capacity to pack mirrorless camera with large lens
Today, accessory creator Booq announced its latest addition to its Python Collection for photographers, the Python Mirrorless. The top-loading shoulder bag has the space to hold either a mirrorless camera with a large lens, or a compact DLSR with a small lens. Comprised of a durable, water-repellent nylon exterior and densely-padded interior, the Python Mirrorless can house an iPad mini or other small tablet with its chargers in the main interior, and has room for business cards, an extra battery and wallet in its exterior side pockets and slip-in back pocket.
ROCCAT Power-Grid update features new code, Power-Grid SDK
Roccat's Power-Grid remote control software has received its first major update since October, featuring all-new code and advanced Power-Grid content found in the release of the Power-Grid SDK. Allowing users to integrate their smartphone as a remote control while gaming, Power-Grid is still in an open-beta status, which has allowed for continuous user feedback.
booq's Python slimpack stores up to two DSLRs and four mid-size lenses
Today, accessory maker Booq has announced its latest photographer's carrying pack, the Python slimpack. Tailored to keep all gear safely secured and easily-accessible, the Python slimpack possesses multiple padded pockets and a main camera compartment that is plush and red, highlighting and protecting black camera gear.
Complete Protection Kit by Booq offers tempered glass screen protector
Electronic accessories company Booq has released its latest Complete Protection Kit for the new iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s. The Complete Protection Kit offers iPhone users a four-part system to reinforce the phone's structural integrity -- featuring a tempered glass screen protector, a thin snap case, microfiber cleaning cloth, and two adhesive home button covers. The scratch-resistant coating provides lightweight protection intended to be permanent and replace the need for a case. Available in clear and black, booq's Complete Protection Kit is priced at $35.
Booq Viper Courier messenger bag launched in two sizes
Case manufacturer Booq has unveiled the new Viper courier laptop bag. The new bag is dyed and water-repelling, and the Viper has a padded laptop compartment inside so a stored computer stays protected and scratch-free. Other storage space in the form of interior pockets and an exterior backside pocket fits necessary documents, with a concealed quick-access pocket for mobile devices such as an iPhone. The bag is now available in two sizes -- the 13-inch model retails for $100, and the 15-inch model sells for $110.
Both companies shipping new lines in late March
Leading iPad accessory makers Booq and Scosche have announced cases and other accessories for the new iPad 2, and both companies say they will hit the market within the month. Folio and carrying case maker Booq showcases their Booqpad, which combines a folio case for the iPad 2 with "the original tablet -- an actual paper notepad. Scosche, on the other hand, offers not just cases but a full line of accessories, including a waterproof Bluetooth mini-keyboard and several iPad 2-compatible charging options.
Case for iPad comes in leather or nylon
Booq has today unveiled a new line of iPad carrying cases aimed at creative professionals, dubbed the Boa Folio, in either Nappa leather ($90) or a ballistic nylon style ($50). The standout feature of the Boa Folio line is a iPhone-specific exterior pocket on the front flap, as well as a large document pocket on the inside.
Four new bags for storing iPads, accessories
Booq has launched a new line of Cobra laptop and iPad bags, consisting of the Cobra Case L, Cobra Brief L, Cobra Slim L, and Cobra Courier XS. The Cobra Case L is a full-sized briefcase capable of holding any 15 - 17-inch MacBook Pro, and features two exterior quick-access pockets, a large back magazine pocket, one main compartment, and a front exterior pocket with integrated plush lining that’s capable of holding an iPad. Multiple smaller compartments are also included for storing chargers, hard drives, or similar sized accessories.
Integrated pocket for iPhone
Booq has announced a new product for its line of Boa iPad and laptop bags, the Boa push for iPad. The new compact carrying case allows users to protect their iPad during travel, as well as store a variety of accessories and other electronic devices ranging from pens to credit cards, as well as an iPhone. Features include a built-in iPad compartment lined with non-scratch fabrics, an exterior pocket made to fit the iPhone, and an integrated nylon shoulder strap.
Swarovski case features over 6000 crystals
Two new iPad cases have arrived on the market, the Booq Taipan spacesuit XS and the DS. Crystals iPad Swarovski case. Booq's new case is a 3mm neoprene skin with a soft interior lining. It wraps around the iPad and secures the closure with zippers at the top. The zippers are buffered by a cushioned trim that prevents scratching when removing the device.
Bag fits either 13-inch or 15/17-inch Mac notebook
Booq has launched an airport-savvy notebook bag, the Taipan lift. The new bag features the ability to quickly unfold, leaving the notebook section unobstructed for quick inspection at airport security checkpoints. The front pocket provides compartments for paperwork and other items such as a boarding pass, wallet and water bottle. The opposing side holds either a 13-inch MacBook or MacBook Pro in the small version, while the large variant accommodates a 15-inch or 17-inch MacBook Pro. The bag has two handles, a removable shoulder-strap, and a quick-access 30-degree opening in addition to the zippered 180-degree opening.
New bag has unique Terralinq number
Booq has launched a new notebook bag, the Taipan shadow. It is a messenger-style carrying case geared toward maintaining a professional look. It can handle magazines, business cards, keys and notebook accessories, with a densely padded laptop compartment with a soft interior. The design also accommodates luggage trolley pass-through for easier transportation at airports.
Viper rush fits up to 17-inch MacBooks
Booq has released a new product for its line of computer protection, the Viper rush work-in hard case. The notebook accessory is made from high-density molded foam which encases and protects the device, while integrated bumpers elevate the notebook and providing ventilation. The case is designed to be opened approximately 120 degrees, enabling users to work without having to remove it from the safety of the bag. Interior non-scratch neoprene pockets and compartments can be used for storing cables, phones, keys, pens, power adapters, or other accessories.
Boa flow, nerve and squeeze laptop bags
Booq has expanded its line of Boa bags and cases with the release of Boa flow, Boa nerve and Boa squeeze. Each bag delivers a ballistic nylon exterior and water repellent coating, and is capable of fitting up-to 17-inch Macs or 15-inch PCs. The Boa flow somewhat resembles a standard backpack design with a series of extra pockets and compartments to hold everything from computer accessories to water bottles, along with media players or school work. It also comes complete with breathable back-padding for additional comfort, and stands approximately 17” x 14” x 8” in size.
Booq Folee 2
Booq today announced the availability of the Folee 2, a new version of itse full-fetured travel bag, and is currently offering an introductory promotion on the bag. Users who buy a Folee 2 from now unti December 31st can save 15-percent, by entering the promotional code "F2X" when making their purchase. The bag is constructed from ballistic nylon and features all-metal hardware – zippers, clasps, and hinges. Booq advertises the Folee 2 as offering the practicallity of a messenger bag with the architectural advantages of a traditional briefcase. A 13- to 15-inch model is selling for $215, with the model for 17" MacBook Pros goes for $225.