Accessories Briefs


Adidas Brand Device Cases Coming To U.S. Shelves

HERZOGENAURACH, GERMANY – Adidas Originals has introduced a collection of mobile device accessories to the U.S. market.

The quality faux-leather cases display the brand’s familiar three stripes, which are stitched on top with a Trefoil logo embossed in contrasting colors. The mobile phone cases are available molded, booklet or flip models. All feature a printed microfiber for scratch protection.

The molded cases have rubber-coated sides for enhanced grip and full access to buttons on the side, top and bottom.

For the holiday season, a premium collection will launch exclusively in Apple stores and on in gold/white and white on white. The exclusive collection will be available for iPhone 5/5S and will feature both the molded and booklet styles.

The collection features cases for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Samsung S5, iPad Air, iPad Mini, 13-inch to 15- inch laptops, Nokia Lumia, Blackberry Z10 and Motorola Razr, among others.

The accessories retail from $35 to $60 and will be available in early December on and the Adidas Online Store at

Behold The ‘Smart Bag’

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS — Phorce has introduced a bag that it described as a mobile workstation designed for mobile professionals.

The Phorce Pro is a shape-shifting device bag that can shift between three carrying modes: briefcase, messenger bag or backpack, in seconds.

It has a built-in 26,000 mAH charging battery, a 90- watt laptop charging port and three high-speed USB charging ports. The bag wirelessly communicates with a Phorce app (iOS and Android) via Bluetooth, enabling users to remotely monitor the bag, sending an alert if the bag is separated from the linked phone or tablet. The app also tracks how much power is left in the battery and how many times it can charge the user’s devices.

Phorce Pro is available for PC and Mac in red and black. Phorce for PC ($649) includes a universal charging cable for PC laptops. Phorce for Mac ($699) includes a Magsafe charging cable for MacBooks.

Stelle Audio Debuts Women’s Clutch Bag With Built-in Speaker

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIF. — Stelle Audio is now offering the Mini-Clutch speaker, “a stylish, functional clutch that incorporates a wireless speaker and speakerphone, and opens to reveal a mirror and room for daily essentials.”

The Mini-Clutch comes in three designs: the blingy Dazzling Diamond ($199), the graffitiinspired Blue Love ($149) and the Metallic Purple ($149) with gold accents.

The Mini-Clutch comes with a removable chain link strap to wear as a shoulder bag or cross-body purse, and an interchangeable wrist bangle. Inside is a designated area for credit cards/ ID, a smartphone and lipstick, as well as a built-in mirror. A built-in speakerphone and mic are included for on-the-go calling via Bluetooth pairing. It features a 6-watt stereo digital amplifier and an aux-in jack for non-Bluetooth devices. A lithium-ion rechargeable battery provides up to 15 hours of playback and can even deliver an emergency charge to phones running out of battery power.


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