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Top 10 iPhone and Android accessories

If you have an iPhone or Android smartphone, you need to take a look at these accessories, which are the best I've tested so far this year.
By Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, Senior Contributing Editor
Anker Nebula Capsule
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Anker Nebula Capsule

The Anker Nebula Capsule is a 854x480 pixel projector with a built-in 5W speaker and 5200mAh battery that allows you to wirelessly project movies onto nearby walls and ceilings. But despite this power, the Nebula Capsule is no bigger than a can of soda!

The Anker Nebula Capsule has enough battery life to play video for 4 hours, and act as a Bluetooth speaker for 30 hours.

Inside the Nebula Capsule is a quad core A7 processor, Adreno 304, 1GB DDR3 RAM, and 8GB of eMMC storage, and a full Android 7.1 operating system.

Price: $349.99 | More information

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Soundcore Infini Mini

Soundbars don't have to be expensive!

The Soundcore Infini Mini is a 21-inch soundbar with dual full-range drivers and bass port to produce rich, room-filling sound.

Bluetooth connectivity means you can do away with ugly, clumsy wires, and there's a remote control so you don't have to get up from your seat to control it.

What's in the box:

- Soundcore Infini Mini

- Universal power adapter

- Remote control

- 2 × AAA batteries

- 1.5 m RCA to 3.5 mm stereo audio cable

- 1.5 m digital optical cable

- Wall mounting kit

Price: $79.99 | More information

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SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick

I'm always too cheap to buy an iPhone with the maximum capacity, so I end up relying on external storage to pick up the shortfall.

While I like the "flash drive" type accessories that plug into the Lightning port, I find the SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick to be far easier and less hassle to use. This is a flash drive - with capacities ranging from 16GB to 256GB - that has built-in Wi-Fi connectivity and battery, allowing you to access the data when you're out and about.

The drive can be recharged using a USB-A port, and can stream to three devices simultaneously.

Price: From $24 for 32GB | More information

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RAVPower Qi-Certified 10W Fast Wireless Charger

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Jabra Elite 65t

I've tried a lot of earbud-type headphones, and nothing comes close to the comfort, quality, and performance of the Jabra Elite 65t. They're great for both music and making and receiving calls, feature wind noise cancellation, and the iOS app allows for advanced features, such as allowing ambient sounds to be mixed with the audio from the iPhone.

The buds have a five-hour battery life, with the recharging case offering two more recharges. And recharging is fast, with the buds getting 1.5 hours of battery life with only a 15-minute recharge.

Price: $169.99 | More information

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Yubico NEO

Yubico NEO brings hardware-based two-factor authentication to the iPhone, Android devices, as well as PCs and Macs.

LastPass update being pushed out to iOS that enables users to log in to their LastPass Premium, Families, Teams and Enterprise accounts on their iPhone using the same Yubico YubiKey NEO hardware authentication key that they use on their desktop, laptop, or Android device.

Rather than having to remember a passphrase, users can simply tap they YubiKey NEO on the device to authenticate.

    - For USB-A ports & NFC active devices

    - Designed for keychains

    - Rugged, no batteries or moving parts

      - Strong two-factor hardware based authentication

      - Easy and fast authentication with a single touch or tap to NFC enabled device

      - Reduces IT operational costs

      - Crush resistant & waterproof

      - Multiprotocol support on a single key

      Price: $50 | More information

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