Just Mobile Announces AluFrame, AluPocket, AluCup, Gum Max Dual iDevice Accessories

One of our favorite companies for all-things Apple accessories is doing it big at CES 2013. Just Mobile's new line of Apple-focused accessories includes some really cool products most of which are aluminum-centric and made for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The first on the list is Just Mobile's $30 AluPocket, a peculiar looking object is believe it or not a plastic and aluminum constructed mount that can fit any iPhone model with or without a protective case. The back features 3M adhesive strips for effortless mounting and removal from walls and other flat surfaces you'd like to mount your iPhone to. We're honestly not so sure how practical a wall mount for an iPhone is, but the AluPocket is also designed to route a charger cable thru it, essentially transforming it into a wall mounted charging dock. 

Just Mobile has also introduced the $109 Gum Max Dual, a high-capacity battery backup charger that's essentially a more rugged version of the company's aluminum constructed Gum Max, albeit with a massive 11,200mAh internal battery capacity. The Gum Max Dual is wrapped in a thick silicone sleeve that can be removed and replaced with a different color without obstructing the LED battery level gauge. It also features two USB charging ports - one powerful enough to output 2.4A of power for quick and efficient charging of a tablet such as the iPad and iPad mini while the other provides 1A of power suitable for charging up an iPhone or iPod. Like the ones before it, the Gum Max Dual will not include any charging cables except for a micro-USB cable to charge the unit itself.

For the first time, Just Mobile has introduced an iPhone case called the AluFrame. It's a $59 bumper-style aluminum constructed case designed with chamfered edges that tie in with the iPhone 5's original design as much as possible while adding some protection. The AluFrame features an integrated volume rocker, a sleep/wake button and can be installed easily with a push a button. No tools or screws required.

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XFLEX, The All In One Tablet And Phone Stand

XFLEX is one really useful piece of hardware that has been long overdue in our world of tablets and smartphones. It can be used to stand virtually any tablet or smartphone. It has two detachable pieces that can fit in a purse or backpack and can be used in a million and one places.

The XFLEX is made up of two pieces, one being a flexible arm and the other being a weighted base made of aircraft aluminum. There is one connection hole on each side of the base that allows maximum accessibility where the arms can attach via magnets. For as simple as the device is, it is truly the real deal in all-in-one accessories. Use it on any flat surface, wedge it between your couch cushions or fit it in the back seat pocket of a car for easy video viewing. 

Why get other single purpose products that only work for specific devices (mostly iOS ones) when you get a high quality, US made all-in-one device. XFLEX currently has a Kickstarter page up to raise enough funds so they can lower production costs and keep it manufactured in the US. As of writing this, they have hit half of their $20,000 goal. You can get it for $40 off on their Kickstarter page or order it immediately on their website.

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Facet Pyramid iPad Stand Has Three Magnetic Faces

Do we have any more room or iPad stands? It's getting crowded out there. We've seen jus about every possible stand design made this past year. This iPad stand is a little on the unique side in terms of form and function. The Facet, is a another Kickstarter product that has an interesting 3-sided pyramid concept style design which is quite versatile. It has three sides, each offers a different slanted angle ranging from 35, 55 and 75 degree angles. While this is definitely not the first stand of its kind to offer multiple viewing angles using opposite sides, the Facet does have some artsy charm.

Docking your iPad can only be done horizontally in order to take advantage of the built-in magnets. The Facet's internal magnets and minimal front lip help align and keep the iPad secure while looking extremely slick head on. We've seen the same concept utilized by the Magnus stand, and we can say that it works very well. The Facet's wide base supposedly let's users use it on the bed and on the couch where other stands will fall short. The Facet stand will be made from plastic in black and white, and is currently available to pre-order for $25. See it in action after the jump.

Thanks for the tip, Rich!

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HumanToolz Creates The Most Versatile Stand For Your iPad

With all the available iPad stands out there, they all tend to feature a similar design. Many of them limit the number of angles you can place your iPad to the "video watching" angle" and the "typing" angle. Any other angles just aren't possible. Obviously, we all have different preferences and ways we use our iPad, so why shouldn't we have an accessory that caters to us? 

The award winning design team HumanToolz has created something that will rid our iPad woes. The HumanToolz stand does not have any defined angles. Similar to the hinges found on the Macbook Air, this iPad stand will securely stay in whatever angle you set it at, providing the most versatile and comfortable experience. As you would expect from such a highly regarded company, the design of the case joins seamlessly with the new iPad to be both stylish and functional. 

The HumanToolz stand is compatible with Apple's Smart Cover to provide excellent protection in the front and the corners. HumanToolz is working hard to make this excellent idea a reality on Kickstarter and they're asking for your help. Starting at $65, you can preorder yourself a HumanToolz Mobile Stand and to help them achieve their goal. 

Prizm Aluminum Stand Grasps Your iPad, Tablets, Smartphones & Beyond

Hub Innovations has released a few stand offerings at CES 2012, but only one of them has caught our attention. It's called the Prizm. A stand that is a sleek architectural masterpiece that might remind your of the movie District 9 even. It's made from aluminum alloys and precious metals like 14k gold. Comprised of two identical parts, no thicker than a pencil, this stand slides together and creates what Hub Innovations calls the most versatile stand on the market. We can agree to disagree on that statement. Available in two sizes, the Prizm is a portable universal stand capable of holding anything from iPads and tablets, books and notepads to smartphones and MP3 players.

This low-profile stand comes in several anodized colors as well as premium metals like 14k gold, antique brass, antique copper, antique nickel and carbon fiber. It doesn't look like those sharp metal prongs have any form of padding from where we're standing and Hub Innovations has noting to say regarding that. The Prizm stand ranges in price from $24.95 to $34.95 and beyond.

Nir Schneider