ThinkGeek, the online store that sells “Stuff for Smart Masses”, is currently running their biggest sale of the year with the Mega Deals promo. Over 500 items are on clearance, with prices slashed up to 75% off. The most notable deal is the iCADE Mobile Gaming System for iPhone, a bluetooth gaming controller that supports 100+ iOS apps – now just $16.99 (down from $69.99). If you’re a gizmo addict and want to save a nice chunk on some cool (iDevice) gadgets, head over to the Mega Deals page to start browsing through the catalog. I’ve also included a rounded up of some of the better iPhone related items below.
And behold, the gods provided us with the iCade Mobile, the ultimate handheld game controller for iPhone and iPod Touch. With a classic controller configuration, iCade Mobile makes it easy to play modern and retro games the way they were meant to be played. iCade Mobile features a four-way directional pad, four front-facing action buttons, and four shoulder buttons. All will withstand your most furious button mashing. Your iPhone nestles in the cradle, which can be positioned in landscape or portrait mode. You’ll get a full view of all the action on screen because your hands and gripping the ergonomic controller pad. No more cramps! No more numb fingers! Game until the cows come home… or you run out of battery life.
- Fun and fast mobile gaming for your iPhone or iPod Touch
- Adds physical buttons and d-pad to make your gaming experience better
- Rotating cradle allows for landscape and portrait viewing
- Connects using wireless Bluetooth technology (set up once and you’re good to go!)
- Works with over 100 games and apps (search “iCade” in the app store)
- Ergonomic design lets you play for hours in comfort
- True control with eight action buttons and two-axis directional pad
- Compatibility: iPod Touch (3rd & 4th Gen), iPhone 3/3G/3GS/4/4S
Buy it now for $16.99 (76% off)
The Bluetooth Keyboard Case will turn your iPhone 4 or 4S into the sleek and accurate texting machine you’ve always wanted. It’s a hardshell plastic case with a slide-out keyboard that connects to your iPhone via Bluetooth. Setup is simple and you only have to do it once for your iPhone to learn to love its new friend. Finally, you’ll be able to two-thumb type like the days of yore and still enjoy all your favorite App Store goodies.
- Bluetooth Keyboard Case lets you type accurately on a real keyboard
- Setup is simple and only has to be done once for your iPhone to recognize the keyboard
- No more appearances on DamnYouAutocorrect because of your bad typing!
- All necessary ports, buttons, and camera lenses are unobstructed
- Compatible with iPhone 4 and 4S
Buy it now for $24.99 (50% off)
The InvisibleShield provides the toughest, most durable protection for your iPhone 4 or 4S. The material has its roots in the military, where you’ll find it protecting high-speed helicopter blades from dust, dirt, and debris. If it’s good enough for a chopper, it’ll surely protect your iPhone from wayward car keys or an accidental roll through the gravel.
- Protect your iPhone 4 or 4S with this invisible cloak
- Unlike Harry Potter’s cloak, it won’t make your phone invisible
- Military patented material has self-healing qualities
- Unbelievable resistance to scratches and damage
- Covers the corners and curves of your iPhone
- Pliable and easy to install
- Finish breaks up glare and reduces finger print smudges
- Maintains the high resolution clarity of your iPhone
- Maximum coverage includes 0.2 mm thick strip to cover the antennas & stainless steel frame
- Comes off clean and leaves no residue (if you want to remove it!)
Buy it now for $4.99 (78% off)
The BiKN iPhone case syncs with two thumb-sized tags, which you can attach to the things you lose most frequently. Launch the free app and you can track those items from your phone. The Find Mode will lead you directly to the location of your tag. Page Mode will send a message from your phone to the tag. And our favorite, Leash Mode sends you an alert if the tag (attached to your child, pet, or cash-stuffed aluminium briefcase) wanders too far from you.
What if you lose your phone, you ask? Easy. The BiKN tags can page your phone’s case, even if your phone is off or dead. Get one for the scatterbrained mastermind in your life.
- Smart case for iPhone 4/4S finds your lost items
- Thumb-sized BiKN tags can be clipped to your keys, purse, kids, or dog
- Precision-designed to be sleek and durable
- Three location modes:
- Find: Launch the app and it will lead you to the tag.
- Leash: Set an alert to sound on your phone if your tag gets too far from you.
- Page: Send a message from your phone to broadcast from your tags.
- Use a tag to find your phone, even if your phone is off or dead
Buy it now for $69.99 (46% off)
The MiniDock is great for internet chefs, but anyone who could use a dock that saves space will love it. What’s brilliant about the MiniDock is its use of your Apple USB power adapter. Yank out the cord, you don’t need it anymore! Then plug the MiniDock into the power adapter, and stick the adapter into the outlet. Voila! Your iPhone is perched at the perfect angle for viewing while it charges.
Buy it now for $7.99 (60% off)
Note: does not include wall charger