Awesome iPhone, iPad accessories (December 2012 edition)

Awesome iPhone, iPad accessories (December 2012 edition)

Summary: Given the incredible popularity of the iPhone and iPad, there are an overwhelming number of accessories available for both. Finding the best accessory in a particular category can be very difficult.

TOPICS: Apple, iOS, iPhone, iPad

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  • New Trent iGeek Dual Charger

    One of the major drawbacks of relying on portable devices like the iPhone or iPad is that you're totally reliant on the built-in battery. Once that hits empty, you're done for the day. Fortunately, there are portable battery packs that allow you to keep your iPhone and iPad topped up throughout the day so they're always ready for action.

    One such portable battery pack is the New Trent iGeek. This offers 9,900 mAh of power and it compatible with the iPhone 4S and iPhone 5 and the iPad 3, iPad 4 and iPad mini (as well as any other device that can be charged from a USB port … as long as you have the appropriate cable). It's fitted with two USB ports so you can charge two devices simultaneously.

    Price: $65.95.

    Image credit: New Trent.

  • Apple Wireless Keyboard

    There are literally hundreds of wireless keyboards out there for the iPhone and iPad, but no matter how many I try, the one I keep coming back to is the Apple Wireless Keyboard. It just ticks all the right boxes. It's light, slim, compact, stylish, robust, and very comfortable to use -- a feature overlooked on many keyboards.

    Also, the two AA-sized batteries last for weeks, which is a real bonus.

    Price: $69.00.

    Image credit: Apple.

  • Griffin Survivor

    If you're going to be throwing your iPhone about the place, or fighting hungry bears off with it, you're going to need a case that can keep up with your active lifestyle. One of the toughest cases on the market is the Griffin Survivor.

    The Griffin Survivor case is designed from the inside out to protect your iPhone from a variety of extreme conditions, such as dirt, sand, rain, shock, vibration and a whole host of other environmental factors.

    Many would call this case overkill, but if you're going to be subjecting your iPhone to harsh conditions, this case will help make sure your handset lives to fight another day.

    Fits both the iPhone 5.

    Price: $49.99.

    Image credit: Griffin.

Topics: Apple, iOS, iPhone, iPad

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