<strong><a href="http://www.cell-mateus.com/">Cell-Mate</a><a href="http://www.cell-mateus.com/"></a> </strong>

<p></p> <p>Smartphones and cellphones were definitely the stars of the show at the CTIA Wireless conference in Las Vegas this year. But the event also attracts hundreds of phone accessory makers who hope to convince carriers and retailers to carry their products.</p> <p>In the photo above, Tom Esposito shows off the hand-less cellphone holder. The company bills its low-tech device as an alternative to Bluetooth headsets. Cell-Mate attaches to cellphones — and even cordless home phones — via a velcro patch.</p> <p></p>

<strong><a href="http://www.vibebs.com/">Vibe</a></strong>

<p></p> <p>A salesman for Korean company shows off the NVE Sensational Sound Earphone. The earphone doesn't go inside or over the ear, but rather attaches to the earlobe. Sounds are transmitted through the skin and cartilage of the outer ear. The company says its design allows users to better hear external sounds, making for a safer listening experience. The battery-powered earphone also generates vibrations, allowing users to, for example, "feel" the bass in music or sound effects in movies. Vibe earphones are not yet available in the U.S.</p> <p></p>


<p style="text-align: center;"></p> <p style="text-align: left;"> are full-function Bluetooth Earpieces featuring licensed images and original artwork. Consumers can't submit their own designs yet, but the company has hundreds of custom designed earpieces to choose from. Prices range from $50 to $70, depending on the earpiece model.</p> <p></p>

<strong><a href="http://www.powersupportusa.com">Power Support</a> </strong>

<p></p> <p>The new 4-way privacy film from helps prevents snoops from looking over your shoulder while you're using your iPhone. A company spokesperson told TechNewsDaily that unlike other privacy films, which only blocks spying from the left and right, the 4-way film also makes the screen difficult to view from the top and bottom directions as well. The 4-way privacy film will be available in stores and online for $20.</p> <p></p>


<p></p> <p>The UFO Speaker from <a href="http://www.cellet.com/catalog/home.php"></a> is a wireless Bluetooth speaker that works with cellphones, desktops and laptop computers. A removable microphone also allows the device to double as a portable speakerphone. It has a 33-foot range, and its rechargeable battery lasts 12 hours for music, 16 hours for talk, and up to 80 hours on standby.</p> <p></p>

<strong>Neon Green</strong>

<p style="text-align: center;"></p> <p style="text-align: left;">Back-Up Packs from <a href="http://www.goneongreen.com/"></a> are made with the gadget enthusiast in mind. Each backpack has a built-in flexible thin-film solar cell and a rechargable "Piggy Power Bank." When your portable gadgets run out of juice, simply plug them into the pack for on-the-go charging. The Back-Up Packs collect energy indoors or outdoors, and come in a variety of styles.</p> <p></p>

<strong>Ed Hardy</strong>

<p></p> <p>Clothes and accessory maker <a href="http://edhardyshop.com"></a> also makes smartphone cases. Shown here is the company's glitzy "Crystal Tattoo" case for the iPhone.<br><br></p> <p></p>

<strong>iGRIP's </strong>

<p></p> <p>Frequent bikers will appreciate <a href="http://www.igrip.us/"></a>smartphone holder and mount for bikes. Different smartphone models have different mounts to ensure a snug and secure fit. The company also makes holders for GPS units and music players.</p> <p></p>


<p></p> <p><a href="http://www.phubby.com/"></a> is a "wrist cubby" for your cellphones and gadgets. Shown here is the sports model made from a mesh fabric that allows smartphone touchscreens to be operated while being worn. The Phubby retails for $13.</p> <p></p>


<p> </p> <p></p> <p>Gloves made by <a href="http://www.shop.telefingers.com/"></a> allow users to tap, stroke, slide and scroll on their smartphones, cameras, and other devices while protecting their fingers from the cold. Telefingers also makes a glove aimed at Blackberry users in which the covering for the thumb and index finger can be pulled back for faster typing. Telefingers can be purchased online for $15.</p> <p> </p>

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