Despite rumours of a June release Stateside, the eagerly awaited Palm Pre is still waiting for an official release date here in Blighty. But while you’re waiting for your iPhone Killer™, why not check out Stuff.tv’s pick of the Palm Pre accessories already on the market. Pick em up now and you’ll have them ready and waiting for your brand-new smartphone
Touchstone wireless charger $70
Forget wired chargers, the Pre comes packing the puck-shaped Touchstone wireless charge pad and the most notable Pre accessory of the lot. It’ll charge your smartphone via a magnetic field, giving your phone the juice it needs. Aside from being hugely convenient, it’ll be able to tell you when your Pre is being charged and also provides a speakerphone option for incoming calls.
Bluetooth headsets, don’t make for very exciting gadgetry, but they’re essential to avoid getting in trouble with the police for driving and holding your new stylish handset up to your ear for a chinwag. The HI5 is a viable option, bringing with it noise cancellation,and CrystalTalk for improved sound quality.
Who actually uses a car cigarette lighter to ignite fags any more? They’re far more useful for charging up precious gadgetry. This particular Pre car charger is small, sleek and includes a 2.5 foot micro USB cable for easy storage. Convenience is its middle name.
You’ll want to protect your brand-new Pre from potential threats, and the P6 Pouch Case aims to protect your Pre with its large magnetic flap and sturdy leather clip, while making sure you can still access the headphone jack.
Give your sleeves a break from maintenance duties and invest in some cleaning cloths for your new hero phone instead. These’ll wipe away bothersome fingerprints and smudges, and will probably do your specs too.