updated 11:03 am EDT, Fri June 7, 2013
Logitech purchases Kickstarter funded startup
Logitech has announced the acquisition of TT Design Labs, a Kickstarter-backed smartphone accessory maker. The company's two co-founders will be joining Logitech to help design future smartphone products, with Derek Tarnow joining full time and Zahra Tashakorina offering advice through an ongoing consulting basis. Logitech plans to further develop two of the acquired products, JustMount and TidyTilt+, and release them to customers under the Logitech brand. Meanwhile, the Logitech JustMount and Logitech TidyTilt are available for pre-order today and will ship to consumers in the coming weeks.
NFC-enabled MobiAria now available for sale
First announced at this year's CES, the Bluetooth and NFC-enabled MobiAriag from iLuv is now available for purchase. By using NFC, the Bluetooth speaker can quickly be paired to NFC devices by simply tapping them against the MobiAria. A 3.5mm audio jack is also included for streaming music from other devices, along with a single USB port for charging a device. The MobiAria can be purchased from iLuv's web store and select retailers for $200.