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The Week in iOS Cases and Accessories: These stabilizers produce better videos

Two new stabilizers are in this week's roundup—one for GoPro cameras, another for your iPhone.

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  • GoPro Karma Grip (HERO5 Black) (GoPro Official Accessory)

    $299.00 MSRP $299.99
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  • Alldock Universal Charging Station with 6 USB Outlets Large...

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  • FuelBox Ultimate Charging Solution: 2-in-1 Portable Power...

    $119.00 MSRP $120.00
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  • Fuse Chicken BOBINE BLACKOUT, Everywhere Mount for...

  • Retractable USB Cable - Baseus Lightning USB Sync & Charge...

    $11.25 MSRP $8.99
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    on Amazon
  • PowerUp 3.0 Smartphone Controlled Paper Airplane

    $49.99 MSRP $49.99
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    on Amazon
  • Uiee: Wall Charger + Power Boost (with cable). For iPhone.

    $19.99 MSRP $29.99
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    on Amazon
  • Black Ops Case for iPhone 7

    $199.95 MSRP $199.95
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    on Element
  • Charles Fazzino Mobile Cases for iPhone

    $30.00 MSRP $30.00
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  • Loop Case for iPad Pro (12.9-inch version)

    $125.00 MSRP $125.00
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    on Hardgraft
  • HDE iPad Mini Kids Case Shockproof Handle Stand Cover for...

    $13.99 MSRP $14.99
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    on Amazon
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No more shaky video

Two new stabilizers are in this week’s roundup—one for GoPro cameras, another for your iPhone. Read on!

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  • GoPro Karma Grip (HERO5 Black) (GoPro Official...

    $299.00 MSRP $299.99
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    on Amazon

GoPro

The Karma Grip ($300 MSRP; same price on Amazon) is a handheld and wearable stabilizer for the HERO5 and HERO4 cameras “that makes it easy to capture incredibly smooth, professional-quality video during a wide range of activities.” Users can use the grip’s controls to turn the camera on and off, start and stop recording, and to “tag” key moments.

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Smove

Smove ($249 MSRP; on sale for $139) is pitched as “the only smartphone stabilizer that doubles as a charger” for your iPhone of any size. It’s also just a pretty nifty stabilizer, with features that enable automated 360-degree panorama shots and automatic “face follow” video recording, among other details. It’s also pocket-sized, making it easy to take wherever you go.

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  • Alldock Universal Charging Station with 6 USB Outlets...

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    on Amazon

AllDock

If you have an array of iOS devices—and who doesn’t?—the AllDock series of charging docks (starting at $99 MSRP; same price on Amazon) might be helpful, with slots to charge your iPhone and iPad. You can even add a stand for your Apple Watch. It comes in a variety of colors and materials.

 

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BiteMyApple
  • FuelBox Ultimate Charging Solution: 2-in-1 Portable...

    $119.00 MSRP $120.00
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    on Amazon

BiteMyApple

The FuelBox ($149 MSRP; $120 on Amazon) combines a docking station with a mobile battery pack—meaning you can charge at home or on the go. It provides up to 25 hour of extra charge for your Lightning-equipped iPhones and iPads.

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Fuse Chicken
  • Fuse Chicken BOBINE BLACKOUT, Everywhere Mount for...

Fuse Chicken

The Bobine Blackout ($39.95 MSRP; same price on Amazon) creates a second screen for your computer by letting you mount your iOS device to your Mac screen; it includes a USB mount, auto mount, and 3-foot extender cable “for the perfect mount anywhere you need it.” It also works as a car mount for your iPhone.

 

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Gadget Shopping
  • Retractable USB Cable - Baseus Lightning USB Sync &...

    $11.25 MSRP $8.99
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    on Amazon

Baseus

The New Era Cable ($9 on Amazon) provides 90 centimeters—nearly three feet—of charging and syncing goodness, only to zip back up into a small case when you’re done. It comes in gold, rose gold, silver and black.

 

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Power Up
  • PowerUp 3.0 Smartphone Controlled Paper Airplane

    $49.99 MSRP $49.99
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    on Amazon

PowerUp Toys

The Smartphone Controlled Paper Plane ($50 MSRP; same price on Amazon) is “the world’s first remote controlled paper airplane conversion kit.” It comes special template paper to ensure easy folding, as well as a Bluetooth-operated rudder that lets you control the flight from your iPhone.

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  • Uiee: Wall Charger + Power Boost (with cable). For...

    $19.99 MSRP $29.99
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    on Amazon

Uiee

The Uiee ($30 MSRP; same price on Amazon) is another wall charger-backup battery combo—the prongs fold in so you can carry the device with you, and it comes with a bit of flair: You can order the Uiee in pink, blue, or red.

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  • Black Ops Case for iPhone 7

    $199.95 MSRP $199.95
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    on Element

Element

The Black Ops ($199.95 MSRP) iPhone case is billed as “the ULTIMATE in COVERT PROTECTION”—which, honestly, we don’t know what that means: You can still see the phone! Macho strutting aside, this case is tough—the makers say it means “military specification drop test requirements.”

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Fazzino Mobile Cases
  • Charles Fazzino Mobile Cases for iPhone

    $30.00 MSRP $30.00
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Fazzino Mobile Cases

If you want to show off your creative side, Fazzino art cases ($30 MSRP) offer colorful, New York-centric drawings to let you carry around a little piece of the city in your pocket. There are currently five different cases to choose from, all with arty NYC themes.

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Hardgraft
  • Loop Case for iPad Pro (12.9-inch version)

    $125.00 MSRP $125.00
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    on Hardgraft

Hardgraft

The Loop iPad Pro Sleeve ($125 MSRP) is a snug case for the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, featuring a leather Apple Pencil loop, a felted wool flap, and leather detailing. It’s made of vegetarian-tanned leather and thick felted wool, and is made in Italy.

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  • HDE iPad Mini Kids Case Shockproof Handle Stand Cover...

    $13.99 MSRP $14.99
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    on Amazon

HDE

HDE’s iPad mini case ($15 MSRP; same price on Amazon) is built for kids—it features a shockproof handle stand cover made of non-toxic EVA foam and sports a 180-degree rotatable grip that allows the case to stand upright on its own for tabletop viewing. It comes in 10 different colors and color combinations.