iOttie, a well known brand here at 9to5Toys, just announced its latest product: the Easy One Touch Wireless 2 smartphone mount. This is the first mount that can power Google’s Pixel lineup of smartphone with fast wireless charging. Normally, Google devices will only charge at 5W, but iOttie worked directly with Google to created the only certified Made for Google wireless charging car mount on the market. However, the Easy One Touch Wireless 2’s tricks don’t stop there, as it also supports 7.5W fast charging for iPhone, making it a jack of all trades.
Today, popular accessory manufacturer iOttie has unveiled its new iTap 2 wireless car mount series. Alongside continuing its reign as arguably the best smartphone mounts on the market today, iOttie is bringing Qi charging to the mix on each of today’s new items. Like its well-established line of products, there will be three different iterations of the iTap 2 for your car’s dashboard, air vent and CD slot. With Qi charging hitting the mainstream over the last year on Android and iPhones across the entire lineup, more consumers are interested in charging on-the-go. Head below for a look at the new iOttie iTap 2 lineup.
iOttie has gone from basically a no-name tech brand to what might be considered one of the most popular affordable accessory names out there. Its smartphone mounts (among other things) are incredibly popular among 9to5 readers and its iON charging solutions haven’t been far behind since Apple launched Qi compatible handsets last year.
While the original has been popular among consumers, iOttie is ready to release an upgraded model that should take up less space on your desk, get the job done safely and look pretty nice in the process.
The iOttie Easy View can accommodate any smartphones with a width between 2 to 3-inches, which means it’ll work with iPhone 5 and even iPhone 6, but not iPhone 6 Plus. Suction it to your windshield or dashboard to have a direct view of on-screen GPS navigation and incoming iOS notifications. It also acts as a convenient place to keep your iPhone while charging it or streaming music from it.
Your iPhone is going to eat up power if you’re planning to use it for GPS navigation or music streaming while mounted in your car. Buy this RAVPower MFi Lightning cable for $6.99 Prime shipped when you enter coupon code GS5VLUIG at checkout (Reg. $13.99). Plug it into a USB port to keep your iPhone rocking on even the longest road trips.
BuyDig offers the iOttie Easy Flex 3 for iPhone 6, Samsung Galaxy and other smartphones in a variety of colors for $13.50 shipped. This is within a dollar of our previous mention, within $2.50 of the all-time low, $5 less than Amazon and the lowest that we can currently find it. This iPhone 6 car mount is…
(Update 5/19 10:30am): The time has come. Apple has randomly announced a new Lightning dock for iPhone 6/Plus. However, you should still take a look at the numerous third party options (below) that have been on the market for years. Many of these options offer more styling and better value compared to Apple’s dock.
If you were one of over 4 million people who preordered an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus this weekend, then you may have noticed that one of Apple’s most popular accessories for previous gen iPhones is curiously absent from its online store. As of right now, Apple seems to be sitting on the sideline and will not be releasing a dock designed for its newest smartphones.
Docks position your iPhone in a way that makes it easier to keep tabs on incoming notifications, all while helping create a clean workspace by wrangling messy cables.
There are already several iPhone 6 and 6 Plus dock solutions. Here are our favorite docks, stands, mounts, and more:
Finally, we have the iOttie Rapid volt for only $7.50 Prime shipped. That’s 62% off the list price and an all time low for it. It features lightning fast charging speeds (5A / 25W dual charging ports), an ambient green LED power indicator, and smart charge technology that stops charging when the battery is full.
It supports devices up to 3-inches wide and is operated with the push of a finger. Perfect for following on-screen driving directions, it is fully adjustable with 360 degree rotation to provide landscape and portrait viewing angles.
Tanga is offering the iOttie Easy View Universal iPhone car mount for $9.99 plus $2.99 shipping for a total of $12.98. Today’s deal is $10 below retail and $4 better than Amazon’s asking price, which does not include shipping for buyers without Prime. Perfect for following on-screen driving directions, the iOttie is adjustable 360 degrees to provide landscape and portrait viewing angles. The super suction pad affixes the mount to any car windshield or dashboard. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars from over 400 Amazon reviewers.