Fun mobile accessories: CableKeeps characters and Andru charger

Fun mobile accessories: CableKeeps characters and Andru charger

Summary: You don't have to live a boring black and white life with your smartphone or tablet, and in this gallery you can see a few accessories to brighten up your day.


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    CableKeeps charger accessories

    Most of the chargers, cables, and accessories we get with our mobile devices come in plain old black and white. Sometimes it's fun to lighten up the mood and brighten things up. Also, younger folks seem to like bold colors and might appreciate some of these accessories in their Easter basket in a couple weeks.

    The first group of products I was sent to check out come from Nice. They sent along three different models of their CableKeeps product.

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    Goldie CableKeeps

    The first one is called Goldie and is made for the iPhone, iPod, and iPad mini. I did not test it with the mini, so am not certain that it fits that charger, but the website lists it as compatible with the mini.

Topics: Mobility, Android, Apple, iPhone, iPad, Reviews

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  • Wow. Utterly speechless...

    I think the only thing missing was

    'Available at all good retailers'

    So to get reviews out of you we have to send you free junk? Couldn't zdnet pay you or something? Kudos on choosing some tat for both apple and android... It at least keeps the teenagers out of the comments.

    FYI a review would typically give some kind of personal experience of the product; strengths/weaknesses ... Things you liked/didn't like?

    I was in a newsagent the other day that had headphones with little London busses on them. Thats kind of fun for tourists... Maybe I could send you a pair and you could advertise them? They work with all phones?
    • What do you expect? Companies don't always send reviews free stuff

      The most prominent example being Apple.

      BTW, if you expect them to buy and review random items you're crazy; from what I hear this is a side job for most of the writers here. They don't get paid nearly enough.
  • I haven't been a teenager for nearly 40 years

    but I think these are great!

    And to be fair, they're listed under 'Latest Articles' not 'News'.