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Apple-certified Belkin power bank first to charge from a Lightning cable
Apple-certified Belkin power bank first to charge from a Lightning cable By Rik Henderson

Belkin claims to be the first company to offer an Apple-certified battery pack that can be charged using a Lightning cable.That means iPhone and iPad users do not need to carry a separate USB-C or Micro USB cable with them if they have little other use... Read more

Foxconn to acquire Belkin for $866 million
Foxconn to acquire Belkin for $866 million By Max Langridge

Foxconn, the Taiwanese manufacturer responsible for manufacturing the Apple iPhone, has announced plans to acquire Belkin and its Linksys and Wemo subsidiary brands for $866 million in cash, by way of a merger.The deal is actually being carried out by... Read more

Belkin expands Wemo Switch lineup with Mini and Dimmer models
Belkin expands Wemo Switch lineup with Mini and Dimmer models By Max Langridge

Belkin has taken to the CES showfloor to unveil two new additions to its Wemo Smart Switch range of app controlled switches. The new models include the Wemo Mini Smart Plug and Wemo Dimmer Light Switch. CES 2017: All the announcements, TVs, laptops and... Read more

Belkin WeMo sensors will now let you track your house and those that are in it
Belkin WeMo sensors will now let you track your house and those that are in it By Stuart Miles

Belkin has launched a range of sensors that will allow you to monitor your home and those that are in it all from afar.The new range of sensors, that span motion sensors, door sensors, and even a keychain that tells you when someone is at home, are due... Read more

So long dead spots: Belkin's new Wi-Fi Range Extender boosts coverage in your house by 5,000 square feet
So long dead spots: Belkin's new Wi-Fi Range Extender boosts coverage in your house by 5,000 square feet By Elyse Betters

Belkin has a new Wi-Fi Range Extender that should help you wirelessly access the internet from practically anywhere in your house.The Wi-Fi Range Extender features a small form factor, enabling it to fit into an electrical outlet without blocking the... Read more

Crock-Pot Smart Slow Cooker with WeMo takes your casserole cooking online
Crock-Pot Smart Slow Cooker with WeMo takes your casserole cooking online By Stuart Miles

If ever there was a sign that the "Internet of Things" is finally here, it's the internet connected Crock-Pot Smart Slow Cooker launched at CES in Las Vegas this week.Costing $99 (£66) when it launches in the US in the coming weeks, the internet-connected... Read more

Belkin's Thunderstorm Home Theater case launches for iPad 4
Belkin's Thunderstorm Home Theater case launches for iPad 4 By Elyse Betters

Belkin's snug-fitting Thunderstorm Handheld Home Theater case - designed to give a theater-like audio boost with its speaker performance - is now available for iPad 4.Unveiled at CES 2013 in January, the speaker dock has front-facing, cinematic stereo... Read more

Belkin launches WeMo Light Switch alongside WeMo for Android app
Belkin launches WeMo Light Switch alongside WeMo for Android app By Elyse Betters

Belkin has announced two bits of related news: the company is finally launching the WeMo Light Switch, which originally unveiled at CES 2013, alongside the long-awaited Android version of its WeMo app.WeMo is a series of products, such as the WeMo Switch... Read more

Belkin FastFit Keyboard Case review
3.0 stars Belkin FastFit Keyboard Case review By Stuart Miles

Unsurprisingly, iPad mini keyboards are quickly becoming a popular accessory as more users start to use their iPad mini as a workhorse as well as plaything.First was Logitech, and now Belkin has joined the fray with the launch of the FastFit Keyboard... Read more

Belkin Ultimate iPad Keyboard case pictures and hands-on
Belkin Ultimate iPad Keyboard case pictures and hands-on By Hunter Skipworth

Belkin's Ultimate Keyboard case for iPad is about as good as it gets when it comes to tablet typing. The whole case is put together just like an Apple product, complete with brushed aluminium and top of the line build quality.The result is a Bluetooth... Read more

Belkin's Grip Power Battery Case doubles iPhone 5 battery life
Belkin's Grip Power Battery Case doubles iPhone 5 battery life By Elyse Betters

Belkin, a popular accessory maker for mobile devices, announced its new Grip Power Battery Case for iPhone 5 on Monday.Thanks to a powerful 2000 mAh battery, the case will purportedly double the battery life of the latest iPhone. It's also available... Read more

Belkin Ultimate Keyboard Case for iPad ships for £99.99 in May
Belkin Ultimate Keyboard Case for iPad ships for £99.99 in May By Jake Smith

Belkin announced availability for its new keyboard case for the 10-inch iPad -- dubbed the Ultimate Keyboard Case. First revealed at CES, the Ultimate Keyboard Case will be available to customers for £99.99 in both black and white this May.The company... Read more

Belkin WeMo range pictures and hands-on
Belkin WeMo range pictures and hands-on By Hunter Skipworth

Belkin has rolled out a number of connected home products at CES and we have had a play with them all. Designed to let you control home functions from your smartphone over a Wi-Fi network, these simple but clever gadgets could make a big difference to... Read more

Belkin Thunderstorm Handheld Home Theater pictures and hands-on
Belkin Thunderstorm Handheld Home Theater pictures and hands-on By Hunter Skipworth

Belkin is out to give you a big audio boost with its snug-fitting Thunderstorm Handheld Home Theater for the iPad. Designed to bring big speaker performance to a portable device, the accessory could make all the difference to movie watching on the iPad.... Read more

Belkin WeMo home automation gadgets let you control your house on the go
Belkin WeMo home automation gadgets let you control your house on the go By Stuart Miles

Belkin has announced it is bringing its WeMo range of modular, Wi-Fi-based home automation products to the UK."WeMo is a family of simple, ingenious products that allow you to control home electronics remotely, turning them on or off, triggering them... Read more

Belkin Hi-Speed USB 2 DockStation
3.5 stars Belkin Hi-Speed USB 2 DockStation By Stephen Patrick

No matter how many ports you have on your notebook or home PC, there are times you wished you had more. This handy device has been designed with notebook users in mind. However, it isn’t for taking on the road with you, more for leaving on your desk.... Read more

Belkin Powerline AV Starter Kit
4.5 stars Belkin Powerline AV Starter Kit By Stephen Patrick

Wireless LAN may be on the increase but what happens if there are areas of your home where a connection simply can’t reach? The best, and cheapest, answer is to use the mains power cabling to carry your data. The Powerline AV Starter Kit consists of... Read more

Belkin 2-in-1 USB hub review
4.0 stars Belkin 2-in-1 USB hub review By Stephen Patrick

No matter how many USB ports your computer has, you'll find that at some point you'll need more. With more and more of us switching to notebooks, extra ports are also an issue. Belkin has hit on a novel idea to offering more UBS ports when at your desk... Read more

Belkin Power and Go travel adapter
3.5 stars Belkin Power and Go travel adapter By Stephen Patrick

Notebook performance may being improving all the time but portability is often marred by battery life. If you travel a good deal, you'll be looking for multi-purpose charger that can be used in a number of locations. Consisting of a main powerbrick, which... Read more

Belkin Laptop Cooling Stand
3.5 stars Belkin Laptop Cooling Stand By Stephen Patrick

If you use your notebook when sat at a desk for long periods you may find that it grows warm. The best solution is to invest in a stand like the Belkin Laptop Cooling Stand that has a built-in fan that sucks all the heat away.It has a simple wave design... Read more

Belkin RockStar
3.5 stars Belkin RockStar By Chris Hall

Hey hey I wanna be a rockstar. You want to share your music, right? Right. Now normally that would involve turning on the speaker of your phone or hooking up some portable speakers. Well Belkin are suggesting a different approach with the RockStar. As... Read more

Belkin N1 Vision wireless router
3.5 stars Belkin N1 Vision wireless router By Davey Winder

The Belkin N1 Vision has a lot going for it: the performance boost of being a "second draft 802.11n" device for starters with the truly impressive wireless range that brings, then there is the four Gigabit Ethernet ports and the no disc required true... Read more

Belkin launches sleek Compact Surge Protector
Belkin launches sleek Compact Surge Protector By Amy-Mae Elliott

As Belkin points out, Surge Protectors are an essential piece of equipment in and not the first product people think of when you talk about design and style. However the Belkin boffins are hoping all that will change with the launch of the new Compact... Read more

Belkin TuneBase FM
2.5 stars Belkin TuneBase FM By Stuart Miles

The Ofcom law change might be called the iTrip law, however Griffin aren't the only company to make FM transmitters to allow you to share the music on your iPod with your radio, be it in the car or your home. Belkin's offering is the TuneBase FM, a stylish... Read more

Stanley 4-Way Power Strips and Stanley Surge Protectors
4.5 stars Stanley 4-Way Power Strips and Stanley Surge Protectors By Ben Harvard Taylor

Stanley has a reputation for doing things properly and their range of power strips and surge protectors are no exception. Both units come in ‘home’ and ‘workshop’ options, with the workshop options being built for the rugged life in a metal casing.... Read more

Belkin Digital Camera Link for iPod
4.0 stars Belkin Digital Camera Link for iPod By Stuart Miles

You're a digital photographer and you're out in the field, trouble is you've just filled up your Compact Flash card or whatever format you happen to be using. That's it - you're effectively out of “film”. The Belkin Digital Camera Link hopes to get... Read more

Voice Recorder for iPod
4.0 stars Voice Recorder for iPod By Stuart Miles

Once upon a time the iPod mainly played music, now with a host of accessories available to it you can turn it into almost anything. One of the main criticisms however was that there was no voice recording option on the player. Surely by adding a voice... Read more

Media Reader for iPod
3.5 stars Media Reader for iPod By Stuart Miles

With the world rather quickly becoming one where everyone seems to own an iPod, digital photographers will be pleased to see that Belkin has produced a unit for reading files from your digital cameras memory card and transferring them to your iPod's hard... Read more