Tag: designer tech

A pastel phone case pretty enough to eat. But don’t. Because it’s a phone case.

Sometimes I see a phone accessory so gorgeous, I just want to eat it up. Which I know sounds weird, until you see the beautiful ice cream-colored pastel leather wallet-style phone cases for iPhone and Galaxy phones, via UK’s Snakehive London. Take a look at the pink leather Samsung Galaxy 8 case here and you can see you get more than just a pretty case. A rubberized holder (or uh, rubberised if you’re a Brit) and magnetic clasp secures your phone inside, while the bifold structure converts to a stand for small-screen binge-watching. Or, slightly larger-screen binge-watching, if you’re...

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Gadget guy, photographer, music lover or podcast buff, we’ve got Father’s Day tech gifts for every kind of dad

We love excuses to shop for cool new tech, and we love excuses to shop for the cool dads in our lives. Put them together…and we’ve got some really creative, fun ideas for cool tech gifts for Father’s Day. Whether he’s a traveler, an adventurer, a music lover, a movie junkie, or just a guy who seems to be attached to his phone, we hope you find something here for him that he’ll love. And hey, don’t miss the rest of our 2017 Father’s Day Gift Guide which is filled with all kinds of cool gifts for all kinds...

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10 cool Mother’s Day tech gifts for your favorite mobile mom.

As much as we love flowers and chocolate for Mother’s Day (seriously, bring it on) we’d never say no to a an awesome Mother’s Day tech gift. Especially one that recognizes we are basically insane on-the-go multi-taskers who manage our entire lives –and our family’s, ahem — with the help of our phones, tablets and laptops. From audio accessories, to chic cases, to online subscriptions that make our lives better, here are some fantastic Mother’s Day tech gift ideas for all the mobile moms out there. Which, to be honest, is all of us these days. Related: The most beautiful floral phone cases for mom...

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You oughta be in (flattering, well-lit) pictures

Just in time for holiday visits, New Year’s Eve celebrations and uh, New Year’s Day morning-after selfies (if you dare), Rebecca  Minkoff has introduced yet another must-have tech accessory: The new rose gold Glow Selfie iPhone Case designed for iPhone 7, but reportedly also fitting the iPhone 6. Related: The coolest selfie cases and lights to help you look your gorgeous best The swanky metallic case is all Rebecca’s style, but the soft glow of the lights around the rim were created in collab with the engineers at GE lighting. At the push of a button, your protective case turns into a source of high-quality, high-def...

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2 new, stylish fitness trackers in glitter and gold. Hello, lover.

Remember when fitness trackers looked like clunky bracelets on your wrist? Ah, those were the days. Well, thankfully, we’ve come a long way, baby. Just this fall, Kate Spade and Fitbit launched hot, new fitness trackers that we think you’ll want on your holiday wish list, and hopefully, your wrist. CMT is an rstyle affiliate. Related: 5 of the most glam, stylish wearable fitness trackers Kate Spade scallop activity tracker With so many designers working with tech companies to create fashionable bands and jewelry for fitness trackers, it’s no surprise that Kate Spade has jumped into the mix with her own activity tracker, in...

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Manga madness! The outrageous new animé laptop sleeves from Tokidoki and Ju-Ju-Be

As moms who sometimes want options beyond floral designs or mod prints on our baby gear, we loved the awesome anime-inspired diaper bag collaboration between Ju-Ju-Be and Tokidoki. So when we found out that they’re launching a new collection of tech bags — including animé laptop sleeves — we kind of geeked out. This new Be Techy collection features Tokidoki’s cool animé patterns and Ju-Ju-Be’s great attention to design and detail. You’ll find laptop and tablet sleeves in two fun patterns on Ju-Ju-Be’s website, or head over to the Tokidoki for the Godzilla-inspired Kaiju City pattern (very top). Related: 7 fun laptop cases for...

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5 of the most glam, stylish wearable fitness trackers: perfect for spring or, you know, Mother’s Day (hint, hint)

It’s springtime! Bring on the warmer weather, chirping birds, flower blooms, lighter layers, and the fabulously stylish wearable fitness trackers that look more and more like cool jewels. Why should you be stepping into the sunny skies with some boring rubbery band hanging off your wrist? Plus, Mother’s Day will be here in a wink. And no one deserves cool tech accessories more than mama, right? (Just nod, people.) I’ve pulled together 5 of the most dazzling wearable fitness trackers to keep stepping — literally — in style. Related: Wearable tech that helps you put your phone away Ringly Aries...

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The coolest new wearable fitness trackers: 7 fascinating picks from CES 2016

I’m still trying to parse through the gads of incredible tech I saw at the International CES 2016 show last week, but one thing is for certain, wearable fitness trackers, those hot tech accessories that really blew up over the last couple of years, still take center stage. In fact, seeing companies with longevity in the timepiece world enter the wearable fitness tracker space really is a testament to the fact that they’re around to stay. Even so, the new products I’m seeing go well beyond the wrist. And sometimes even beyond jewelry. Here are some of the most exciting, noteworthy wearable fitness trackers I came across...

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The Garmin Vivofit by Jonathan Adler: Ooh, fitness trackers are getting fancy.

A few years ago, you could spot someone wearing a big, black, rubber band-looking fitness tracker a mile away. I’m so happy that fashion has integrated its way very nicely when it comes to wearable tech, and I’m especially thankful for designers who are getting in the game now from Tori Burch to Swarovski. The latest to throw a hat into the ring: Jonathan Adler whose whimsical use of color, pattern design is giving a stylish upgrade to the original Garmin Vivofit fitness tracker. I’m a fan of Adler’s — his geometric print iPhone case is even encasing my phone now. So I’m really happy...

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The over-the-shoulder iPhone 6 holder

I can’t tell you how often I find myself tossing my phone in my gigantic bag then searching for a it a few seconds or minutes later. Or sticking it in my pocket. Then pulling it out. Repeat 4501 times every day. That’s why I’m pretty sure this Tory Burch iPhone 6 case is calling my name. This Brogue case pretty similar to the Bandolier iPhone case that Liz raved about but with a few cool style details, like the chain on the strap, which dresses it up a little for me. Plus, fancy designer name, which admittedly makes it...

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