Whether it's a simple phone case or a complex drone to capture beautiful landscapes, accessories are fun to add to a new iPhone. Here are seven to get you up and running.
RAVPower Alpha Series Fast Charge Wireless Charging Pad
A wireless charging pad for just $29.99 that works with the iPhone X
Many new cordless chargers that let you juice your device wirelessly, have recently come into the market and I have to say — they're so much easier to use, and very freeing. The $39.99 RAVPower (currently on sale for $29.99) is compatible with the iPhone X, along with other Apple smartphone models, and charges up your phone lightning fast. You'll definitely be ditching your faulty iPhone cord.
DJI Mavic Air Drone
At a price that almost rivals the iPhone itself, the Mavic Air can certainly bring some high-flying shots to your photo library
Ever wonder how people on YouTube get those amazing aerial shots of the islands of the Maldives or the mountains of Montana? The $799 Mavic Air will allow you to take striking videos and photos while linking up directly with your iPhone or iPad. Specs include a 3-Axis gimbal camera, 4K 100 Mbps, slow motion video, HDR photos and more — and with 21 minutes of flight time, you're sure to get a hang of flying the thing.
Belkin Lightning Audio + Charge Rockstar
You can charge your iPhone, while still listening to music, with this Belkin Lightning device
If you haven't gotten AirPods yet, (and hoping to wait for AirPods 2) you might want to invest in the meantime in the $44.99 Belkin Lightning device, which lets you simultaneously charge your phone and listen to music with your attached earbuds. Up to 12W pass-through charging powers will let you fill up your iPhone quickly while still having room to play music too.
Meko Stylus Pens
Use this stylus to take notes on Apple devices and keep your screen clean
Do you absolutely hate dirty fingerprints on your screens? These simple universal stylus pens will work on all your Apple devices and leave your gadgets as clean as the day you bought them. The $29.99 rechargeable, Meko stylus is perfect for electronic note taking or drawing.
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LuMee cases have selfie lights built into them to help illuminate selfie shots
LuMee cases have a built-in selfie or photo light that illuminates everything in front of it — softer and more flattering than flash while still holding the same power. The $79.95 DuoVibes model even syncs up with music that you play.
These small buttons fit on to the back of an iPhone and pop up to let you lean the smartphone on a surface
PopSockets gadgets let your smartphone stand up or lean on a flat surface. There are thousands of different designs and partnerships, most are $10 to $15, and these devices stick on to the back of your phone and give your hand a place to rest while you scroll through Instagram or play Candy Crush. You can even create your own design by uploading an image right on to the site.
UBeesize Selfie Ring Light and Tripod
This light also has a holder for your iPhone to capture your best selfie possible
Never have a bad selfie day again with this iPhone accessory. While isn't absolutely necessary, this $34.99 selfie light from UBeesize (on sale right now for $22.99) has ten brightness levels and the tripod extends from 17.5 inches to 51 inches. The light and tripod are good for a photoshoot or simply just to light up your workspace.
While an iPhone can certainly help us run our smart home, and our businesses, they can certainly bring a layer of fun to our lives. The Internet of Things lets us expand and create new ways of living . Why not start with your iPhone?