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The Week in iOS Accessories: Get on the horn

It's difficult to come up with a new spin on iOS accessories, but this week's roundup includes something truly out of the ordinary. (Hint: It involves bison.) We've also got the usual mix of gear for getting more out of your iPad or iPhone.

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Clockwise 2: Drink my Ovaltine

Jason Snell, Dan Moren, Melissa Riofrio, and Susie Ochs discuss secret betas that aren't secret, QR codes, terrible in-car entertainment systems, and Microsoft's big re-org.

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Extreme summer travel: The Mongol Rally

Frequent contributor Ben Long joins podcast host Chris Breen to discuss his upcoming participation in the grueling Mongol Rally.

Remains of the Day: Suit yourself

Apple and Amazon take a step towards hugging it out, more free Apple apps might be heading your way, and did you know that getting more costs more? One class action suit doesn't appear to realize that.

Look! Garmin HUD displays data on your car's windshield

Garmin announced the HUD, a head-up or heads-up display that works with a Bluetooth-connected smartphone and compatible app to project traffic and navigation guidance.

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Hands-free tech still poses high risk for drivers

A study from AAA finds that even hands-free technology, like Apple's iOS in-car displays, still poses a relatively high level of driver distraction.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Charge!

This week's roundup of accessories for your iPhone and iPad offers several ways ensure that your device never loses power—along with the usual array of other gear.

Teen invents tech that fully charges phone batteries in less than 30 seconds

This weekend, 18-year-old Eesha Khare of Saratogoa, California took home a $50,000 scholarship from this year’s International Science and Engineering Fair for her supercapacitor battery that can fully charge a smartphone in less than 30 seconds. What were you doing when you were 18.

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No touching! 10 Bluetooth solutions for hands-free talking

Keep your calls and your hands free and clear—even in the car—with these ten Bluetooth devices.

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Remains of the Day: Bond. Financial bond.

Some day, when people ask Apple why it offered up a multi-billion dollar bond, it'll tell people it was young and needed the money. Of course, if you believe one competitor's CEO, that's because Cupertino's tablet business is going belly up sooner rather than later. And it's time for the latest edition of "I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Sponsored Tweeting!"

Remains of the Day: Masked crusaders

Volkswagen gets ready to premiere its FahrvergiPhonenugen, the problems with MobileMe finally get laid at the feet of the man responsible, and Apple extends a helping hand in China.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Bluetooth and more

This week's roundup of iOS accessories includes new ways to stream your music wirelessly from your iPhone and iPad, as well as accessories for charging and for keeping your gear handy while driving.

Review: Griffin Technology iTrip Auto

For car stereo systems stuck in the no-input dark ages, Griffin's iTrip Auto will broadcast your iOS devices music as an FM station.

Honda adds Eyes Free Siri to Accord, Acura RDX and ILX

Honda is the second automaker out of the gate with dealer-installed Siri integration.

Audiovox brings aftermarket Siri to your car

Audiovox shows off aftermarket Siri-integration, a wireless charging cradle, and new features for its Car Connection vehicle-monitoring device.