Phones

goTenna Off-Grid Signal Generator

$149.99 from goTenna »

To keep it short, I guess you could say goTennas turn smartphones into really powerful walkie-talkies. Except more like walkie-texties. The self-contained signal generators require no cell towers, WiFi connectivity, or...

Light - The Phone Only Phone

$100 from The light phone »

Light Phone is credit card-sized cell phone that pairs with your existing phone. It is designed to be used as little as possible, and comes with no bells or whistles. Both figuratively and literally. Without even a display...

Tricked Toys Metal Phone Cases

$40 - $80 from Tricked Toys »

Tricked Toys CNC machines all of their smartphone cases from 6061 aluminum, solid copper, or solid brass. If you like their street artsy look, then grab your screwdriver: the metal cases actually bolt together around...

nexpaq Modular Smartphone Case

$89 - $109 from nexpaq »

Since we're still waiting for a modular cell phone to emerge from the Sea of Google, nexpaq proposes that in the interim we...wait...but hopefully for less time...for their forthcoming modular cell phone case. Customizable...

CU.breaker Rubik's Cube Charger

With student Chang soo Lee's Cu.breaker concept you don't have to solve the puzzle, it does. This Rubik's Cube-esque device is a cell phone charger that 1) reflects rate and capacity of its device's charge and 2) shuts...

Back to the Future DeLorean iPhone 6 Case

$50 from Bandai »

Like the Crazy Case Batmobile, Bandai's Back to the Future II DeLorean case for the iPhone 6 is forthcoming. And while it would be a grand and poetic gesture for the Japanese toy company to set their lit-up, pimped-out...

Batmobile iPhone 6 Case

By: My ACG »

A few bucks shy of being able to afford the jet turbine powered Batmobile? How about buckling your phone up in one instead? Specifically, this most excellent and radical and schwing!-worthy replica Batmobile case for...

Bluewire Bluetooth Call Recorder

$149 - $179 from indiegogo »

He Said She Said is about to get real. Oh sure, Bluewire claims its Bluetooth headset, a device capable of recording up to 1,000 hours of both sides of smartphone or VOIP conversations, is an invaluable substitute for...

popSLATE E-ink Case for iPhone

$129 from popSLATE »

Get a popSLATE case and turn the back of your iPhone 5 or 6 into a second screen. Why? Because it's cool looking. It's one more way to show off selfies and photos of your kids. And, surprisingly, it can serve a few purposes...

Onyx Wearable Team Communication Device

$99 from OnBeep »

So...if I had used OnBeep's Onyx video as the source for my initial introduction to the walkie talkie-esque, but app-based group communication devices, I probably would have just thrown up on my keyboard and shown you...

Ghostbusters Ghost Trap Phone Case

$26.04 - $35.40 from Red Bubble »

I don't know. My phone acts possessed enough without a Ghostbusters ghost trap encasement. The last thing I need on top of frozen screens, 30-minute battery lives, and misfired text messages sent via my right butt cheek...

Invisible Bluetooth Earpiece

$17.99 from DudeIWantThat.com »

It doesn't have a black leather or bamboo casing like Motorola's Moto Hint wireless earbuds, but this Invisible Bluetooth earpiece still maintains comfort, voice clarity, and complete discretion. Its lightweight, ergonomic...

Ramen Phone & Tablet Stand

$92.99 from Otakumode »

Normally my concern is making it through a bowl of ramen without dropping my phone into it. Slurp, slurp, swipe, slurp, slurp, swipe, slurp, slurp, PLOP! ... Sonofa soba noodle! However, if I were to own OtakuMode's ramen...

Flux Capacitor USB Car Charger

$24.99 from ThinkGeek »

ThinkGeek should just pretend it's April Fool's Day any time they have an idea for a product and want to test out its potential for success on a focus group of, like, half a million people. The Flux Capacitor USB Car...

oPhone - Scent-Based Mobile Messaging

$149 - $199 from oPhone »

oPhone and its app oSnap believe them when they say some of the strongest memories we have are those we associate with scents. That around 90% of tasting is smelling. That odors elicit emotions in a way that sights and...

Attack on Titan Super Hard Blade iPhone Case

$38.30 from Strapya World »

It's always interesting when and which Japanese manga and anime cross over into mainstream Western culture. Here it's even more interesting that a piece of Japanese manga/anime has crossed over into real life. And even...

Fuffr Phone Case - Make Any Surface a Trackpad

By: Fuffr »

Control your phone using the dining room table. The kitchen counter. Your girlfriend's stomach (sometimes dropping $1,200 on private Pilates lessons does pay off, 'ey?) Fuffr, a forthcoming case for iPhones, busts through...

iStick USB-Lightning Flash Drive

$79 - $299 from Kickstarter »

Apple loves their proprietary ports more than a back alley hooker loves crack. And while iStick can't put an end to this affinity, it can make it easier for those of us with iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touches to deal with....

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Mobile Device Seat-back Mount

$26.99 from Amazon »

The only redeeming qualities of being on an airplane are that I can guiltlessly spend 3 to 9 hours doing nothing but eating, getting drunk, and watching full seasons of Battlestar Galactica. However, this is also problematic...

SpareOne Emergency Phone

$57.95 from Amazon »

Not so much emergency as in your smartphone's battery died in the middle of placing a midnight Dominoes order and you can't find your charger. More like emergency as in you've been snow camping on a mountain for 3 days...

5-Port Multi-Device Charger

$25.99 from Amazon »

One thing I like to do is buy stuff. A lot of this stuff requires a charger. And none of it--none of it!--ever seems to require the same charger. Anker's compact and tidy 5-port USB charger claims to have enough ports...

35-Mile, 22-Channel Two-Way Radios

$56.99 from Amazon »

Even in a market flooded with the advanced technology of smartphones and swell devices like Iridium's Go Global Hotspot, walkie-talkies persevere. Because, at least for the reigning generation, they maintain one thing...

Liquid-Armor - Nano Tech Screen Protector

$69.99 from Amazon »

If Dynaflo's Liquid-Armor works, here's some happy news for people whose screens ever have unhappy run-ins with keys, rain, and dust particulates. Packaged in a 10 mL bottle (about 50 sprays), Liquid-Armor applies to...

Bacon Scent-Emitting Alarm

"The essence of Oscar Mayer bacon will strum at your nostril strings like no other." While the Oscar Mayer brand has never been my first choice at the pork candy store, it will definitely be my first choice at the scent-emitting...

Fixed - App to Fight Parking Tickets

By: Fixed »

Those of you who follow the detailed accounts I provide of my illustrious life now know that I have racked up many hundreds of dollars in unpaid parking tickets. So many hundreds that you could technically upgrade the...

Darth Vader Lightsaber Portable Charger

$49.90 from Brando »

The Jedis may have the Force, but the Dark Side has power. Tons of it. Enough to take your iPhone, Android, or Windows mobile phone from dead to fully juiced and ready for battle. One round with the Darth Vader lightsaber...

Sphero 2B

$99 from Sphero »

A couple of years ago, Sphero became the first robotic ball gaming system maneuverable through a tilt, touch, or swing from connected smartphones or tablets. Sphero can roll on tabletops, serve as a handheld controller...

Smarty Ring Smartphone Controller

$175 from Smarty Ring »

Smartphone-connected watches, smartphone-connected wristbands, it was only a matter of time before someone came up with a smartphone-connected ring. Particularly with the great fanfare surrounding the Ring Clock. Smarty...

Blow Up Traffic App

$0.99 from Blow Up Traffic »

I think I'm in love. Blow Up Traffic is an iPhone app that simulates setting fire to gridlocks or otherwise offensive individual vehicles that are driving like complete fucking morons, such as buses and Toyota Priuses....

Phonebloks - Modular Cell Phones

Dave Hakkens has the perfect cell phone for you. Or rather, he has a Santa Claus sack of bloks you can use to build the perfect cell phone for you. It's called Phoneblok. It's genius. For as many reasons as bloks comprising...

Paperback - iPhone Post-It Notes

$7.95 from I Love Handles »

Although I recently made the astute observation that no one uses pens to write things down anymore, now that these Paperback sticky notes will allow us to merge ink with our iPhones, it's possible some people will reacquire...

Zendure the Strong & Durable - External Battery

$34.95 from Amazon »

For the making of their Kickstarter video, and because destructive testing is always fun, Zendure founder Bryan Liu rolled over the external battery's A4 model a dozen times as it charged an iPhone 4S. Presumably with...

HOLHO - Smartphone Hologram Generator

$38 - $530 from HOLHO »

HOLHO. It's like a portmanteau of Holla! and Jai Ho! And the contraption is an Italian design, so we've got some real cultural diversity going on here in the world of holograms. A pyramid-shaped structure that sits on...

TinkerBrink LEGO Compatible iPhone Case

$29.95 from Amazon »

Idle hands are the devil's playground. So I should probably occupy them dicking around with my phone. Or using my all-white LEGO Architecture Studio to build a 1:10 scale replica of Falcor. Or, hey, hey, how about if...

Pressy Instant Function Android Button

$27 from Pressy »

I. LOVE. BUTTONS. And one of the 17 reasons I refuse to convert from a flip to a smartphone is the latter's infuriating lack thereof. A touchscreen? Really? Maybe if my fingers had stopped growing at the age of 6, but...

iblazr LED Flash for Smartphones

$14.75 from Amazon »

Is iblazr truly the "first fully synchronized flash for iPhone, iPad, and Android"? I don't know, what do I look like, a fact checker? Someone who takes the time to verify the information he relays? I'll tell you one...

Mr. Ghost Smartphone EMF Detector

$19.99 from ThinkGeek »

Do I believe in ghosts? Well, I believe something drank half of those empty Bud Light Lime bottles strewn across my living room floor because I couldn't have possibly blown through three 6-packs on my own. And before...

3D Printed Skull iPhone Case

Discontinued

3D printed, covering an iPhone, and in the shape of a skull may be the only way in which it is acceptable for a male to wear patterns of lace. Joshua Harker's 3D printed lacy-looking skull iPhone cases spiff up Steve...

XAPPR Smartphone Gaming Gun

$3.99 from Amazon »

Do you think XAPPR is pronounced "Zapper" as in "Xylophone," and as in "Shoot 'em up with your smartphone," or "Ex-app-ear" as in "X-ray," and as in "Push the button and your ex will magically materialize before you...

No Network - Battle Tank Cell Signal Jammer

Julian Oliver's No Network cell phone signal jamming BATTLETANKMOTHERFUCKERRR! is not in production or for sale or making appearances anywhere outside of its gallery setting. And even if it were I would not tell you where...

Tile - The World's Largest Lost & Found

$18.95 from tile »

Tile may not be the first stuff-I'm-probably-gonna-lose tracker, but it appears to be the most ambitious. "The World's Largest Lost & Found" invites users to attach small square tiles (duh!) via adhesive backing or clip...

myType Pocket Keyboard

$59.95 from myType »

I'll tell you one thing I like is buttons. This touch screen crapola, even when it's all cool and laser virtual keyboard-y and keychain-sized, is unacceptable to my manly and powerful hands. They just do not like typing...

Mutator Global iPhone Silencer

$16 - $28 from Mutator »

People seem to love their iPhones. Almost as much as they seem to love to bitch about them. Damn autocorrect, good-for-nothing maps, battery life of a gallon of mocha almond fudge in the hands of pregnant woman, innate...

tim-E Alarm Clock & Charger Robot

Discontinued

Pending successful Kickstarter funding and production, tim-E--pronounced "Timmy" or, if you're Trey Parker and Matt Stone, "Timmehhh!"--might prove to be the most charming and useful ass-shakin' robot in the land. Designed...

Retro Game Phone Cases

$29.99 from Pure Gear »

Retro game smartphone cases go legitimately retro--like back to the 1920s when the only people still alive who would remember pachinko boards and ball mazes as their primary form of childhood entertainment really can't...

Survivalist Solar Phone Charger

$159.95 from Amazon »

Other solar powered chargers exist...I mean, I think they do. I use the power of my mind to charge my devices, so I don't exactly keep up. But from what I hear from the less psychically apt and electrically inclined...

i'm Watch

$299 - $1,999 from i'm Smart »

In 5 words or less: Italian-made Android wrist candy. i'm Watch pours smartphone functionality--from calls to texts to calendars to apps--into a sleek personal effect forged from your choice of aluminum, titanium, gold...

Automatic - Your Driving Wingman

$169.99 from Amazon »

The Automatic smartphone app had me at "always remembers where you parked your car." That alone is going to save me at least 4 hours a week. Its suggestions on speed and braking adjustments to increase gas mileage, instant...

Trigger iPhone Case

$99 from Amazon »

This Trigger iPhone 5 case looks heavy. Like I'll either develop a disproportionately muscular right arm from lifting and holding it to my ear, or I'll finally succumb to one of those GD earpieces I hate so much* because...

Rhino Shield for Smartphones

$24.95 from Amazon »

Although the aesthetics of the shattered screen look are starting to grow on me, I do prefer the functionality of smartphones whose parts are intact. And the very nature of touchscreens--that to work as intended they...

Radiation-Proof Banana Handset

$21.99 from Amazon »

You've always known bananas are healthy, but did you know holding one against your face can prevent brain tumors? Apparently, you can also use them to communicate with your mother. The Radiation-Proof Banana Handset for...

Dual iPhone-PC Keyboard

$8.55 from Amazon »

Omnio's WOW-Keys merges the PC/Mac world of full-size QWERTY with the iPhone. Type on the keyboard to input text into an iPhone, or to give commands to a computer from the iPhone. Or just use it as a standard desktop...

iPhone 3D Movie Viewer

$6.65 from Amazon »

Don't be fooled by the MY3D Viewer's cheap plastic look and the implications of Amazon's selling it for 73% off at printing. This purveyor of 3D and 360-degree iPhone and iPod touch entertainment has largely favorable...

Stick-N-Find Bluetooth Location Stickers

$64.89 from Amazon »

The size of a quarter, the value of your sanity. Stick-N-Find disks attach to any item--keys, luggage, pets--with which you tend to play frustrating games of hide-and-seek on a regular basis. Used in conjunction with...

SPOT - Smartphone-Satellite Connector

$144.99 from Amazon »

I might say I want to go off the grid for a week, but really I mean I want to be away from people and civilization right up to the point that I need the help of people and civilization because I got my leg stuck in a...

Sparx iPhone 5 Notification Case

Discontinued

Back in July, New Orleans natives Trey DeArk and Terence Green ran a Kickstarter project for their slick reappropriation of the iPhone 4/4S' built-in LED camera flash and iOS' LED Flash Alerts called FLASHr. Now they're...

Edible Rice Cracker iPhone Case

$84.99 from Gizmine »

Usually when I spend $84.99 on a snack, I want it to be one that is devoid of nutritional value. Gluten-free, of course. And highly unsatisfying. Bonus points if I can temporarily store my iPhone in it. Well hello there...

Hand Crank Phone Battery Backup

$60 from eton »

You know what kids these days need? Manual labor. Because they're lazy. Also, cellphone battery backups. Because they're irresponsible. Also, greasy, acne-ridden pubescent teen years. Because they're a bunch of little...

When to Bolt & Pee App

FREE - $0.99 from RunPee.com »

Since I have the bladder of a camel (and the strength of an ox and the valor of a lion and the manly aggression of a rhino and the heart-melting adorability of a baby polar bear) I don't really need an app to tell me...

hi-Call Bluetooth Talking Glove

$64 from hi-Fun »

Gloves with finger pads for smartphone touch screens have officially been around long enough for this hi-Call glove handset to debut and just annihilate them on the awesome meter. Powered by Bluetooth, the left glove...

Multi-Tool iPhone Case

Discontinued

Who goes anywhere without their phone? My guess is zero people. Who goes anywhere without a pocket knife, screwdriver, wrench, ruler, and bottle opener? My guess is a few more than zero people. Maybe even enough people...

Brass Knuckles iPhone Case

Sold Out from Urban Outfitters »

This'll teach that punk at the bank not to interrupt me while I'm trying to win Hall & Oates comeback tour tickets from Delilah on WARM 106.9. Dude, I don't care if it's my turn, you're gonna get an iPhone case brass...

CB Radio iPhone Handset

$19.99 from ThinkGeek »

One thing I like when I am talking on the phone is complete silence with no interruptions from the other end. Some of the best conversations I've had have occurred when the cell phone signal was actually lost, but I didn't...

iPhone Micro Projector

The PRJ016 iPhone 4 Micro Projector is a revamped version of Sanwa's original smartphone sleeve, which magnifies handheld microcosmic visuals, and then blares them into macrocosm across walls or white screens for large...

Strata Smartphone Watch

$129.99 from Amazon »

Smartphones already allow us to wield technological power that would make my grandma's head spin right off her neck (may she rest in peace*) and iPhones and Androids indeed place the world at our fingertips. But what...

FLASHr iPhone Notification Case

Discontinued

FLASHr debuts on Kickstarter as New Orleans boys Trey DeArk and Terence Green's slick reappropriation of the iPhone's built-in LED camera flash and iOS' "LED Flash Alerts". A 3-part, multi-colored case, FLASHr intertwines...