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Budsnaps Clip Loose-Fitting Earbuds To Your Ears [Kickstarter]

Budsnaps Clip Loose-Fitting Earbuds To Your Ears [Kickstarter]

Did you ever try on a pair of your mother’s clip-on earrings? Or maybe you own a pair yourself. If so, you’ll be familair with the way they use a small and cleverly designed clamp to clip the gaudy bauble to your ear.

Now, the Budsnaps are just like this, only instead of a dangling decoration, they secure your iPhone earbuds.

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Ingenious Pop App Lets You Design Apps On Paper [Review]

Ingenious Pop App Lets You Design Apps On Paper [Review]

Leander Kahney’s plans for world domination grow ever more ambitious

Ever had an idea for an app, but no way to record it? Worry no more: Pop is an ingenious free app for prototyping apps. You don’t need to know any code. All you need is a pencil and paper and an idea.

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QuickDraw Fast-Changing Belt-Mounted Lens Bayonets Are Totally Awesome [Kickstarter]

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I imagine that every SLR user ever will want the QuickDraw.

QuickDraw is about as apt a name for a gadget as any we’ve ever seen. And the why-didn’t-I-think-of-that obviousness extends to its function: Quickdraw is a lens bayonet that hangs on your belt and lets you clip any spare lenses around your waist, read to for – you guessed it – a quick draw.

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Mobi-Lens, A Photographic Clothespin For Your iPhone, iPad, Whatever [Kickstarter]

Mobi-Lens, A Photographic Clothespin For Your iPhone, iPad, Whatever [Kickstarter]

Mobi-Lens: Like the Olloclip, only more promiscuous.

If I owned an iPhone, then I’d already have bought the Olloclip lens, a clip on widget which adds fisheye, macro and wideangle lenses to the iPhone using a slip-over clip. It’s impossible to line it up wrong, and it fits in a pocket or bag. But I don’t have an iPhone. I have an iPad. And I hate futzing around with all the magnetic lenses I have: they’re easy to lose, easy to get dirty and impossible to line up. What I need is a Mobi-Lens, a universal clip-on lens from Kickstarter.

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Could A PIN On Shutdown Deter iPhone Thieves?

Could A PIN On Shutdown Deter iPhone Thieves?

Cabel proves once again what a smart guy he is

Sasser, co-founder of Panic software, has had a fantastic idea to make stealing iPhones pretty useless. Most savvy thieves know that when you find or steal a smartphone, you shut it down immediately. This stops it being tracked by the carrier and – in the case of the iPhone – it stops the user from tracking it, or wiping it from afar.

Cabel’s incredibly simple idea would stop this from happening.

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Twig, An iPhone Cable That Doubles As A Tripod

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Twig is your handy bendy iPhone cable.

I test a lot of gadgets, and so I inevitably have stacks of USB cables left over. I’m pretty sure that a geek like you also has more than his or her fair share of wires. But I’ll be that none of them is as handy as the Twig, a bendable, pose-able iPhone cable that doubles as a tripod.

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This Crazy App Adds Photo FX The Analogue Way, On An Old CRT Screen [Review]

This Crazy App Adds Photo FX The Analogue Way, On An Old CRT Screen [Review]

My phone to their screen to their Mac to my phone to your screen...

Today’s Best Thing Ever has to be InstaCRT, an iPhone photography app that turns all your ideas about iPhone photography upside-down.

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AutoComplete Your Holiday Shopping With Cult Of Mac’s New, Apple-Inspired Tee

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Still looking for a gift for the Apple fan in your life? Our new Cult of Mac tee might just be the perfect fit (oh yeah, pun INTENDED). This 100% Jerry Maguire-approved tee is proudly crafted right here in the beautiful USA, is a limited print, and has a great unisex fit.

So don’t let another shopping day slip by, time’s a runnin’ out! You can pick up our new tee for just $22 over at Seattle indie brand Might Tees.