Smart home accessories get more and more popular by the day. With Apple becoming increasingly dedicated to smart homes and HomeKit, new devices keep coming out to support it. HomeKit allows smart home devices to integrate directly with iOS so you can control them with the Home app, through Siri, or with Control Center. This also enables notifications for certain devices like security cameras. Many HomeKit-enabled accessories are set to come out this year in 2017, and some already debuted. Here are our picks for the best ones so far.
Wouldn’t it be nice to not have to worry about cellular coverage because your phone just works anywhere? It turns out this is possible after all. You can equip your current iPhone to function as a satellite phone so it uses a direct connection. No need to purchase a new and likely inferior phone, instead just check out the Thuraya SatSleeve.
The BeatsX wireless headphones have finally arrived. They’re one of the few headphones in existence that include Apple’s W1 chip in them for fast pairing to your devices, iCloud support, and solid battery life. But Apple’s signature W1 earphones also recently came out, the Apple AirPods.
If you search the web for the “best iPhone 7 case” you get a wide array of answers. The truth is there is no single best iPhone 7 case for anyone. It depends entirely on your needs. The best case for you might be something lightweight and stylish, while for someone else it could be something bulky that handles extreme weather conditions.
The Jaybird X3 wireless headphones ultimately deliver excellent sound quality with a fun companion app, a snug and customizable fit, and great battery life. Plus, at only $129.99, they’re $50 less than when the X2 came out — and those didn’t even include the comply foam ear tips. For this price, the value here truly shines. All of these factors combined elevate Jaybird X3 to the top choice wireless headphones for athletes.
The Anker PowerCore 20100 is the perfect power bank. It has plenty of power — enough to charge an iPhone 7 nearly seven times — plus two USB outputs for simultaneously device charging and it’s lightweight and compact. It’s also a tremendous value at under $40.
Twelve South continues to roll out quality accessories for Apple-branded products, and the company is back with new cases for the iPhone 7.
The holidays have arrived and it’s the perfect time to get the iPhone lovers in the family what they deserve. For our iPhone holiday gift guide, we’ve rounded up our top picks for the best iPhone models, cases, docks and other accessories to take some work out of your shopping this year. Best of all, there is something on this list for practically any budget.
Welcome to the magical chaos that is Black Friday. You’ve probably been downright bombarded with huge sales at this point mostly for televisions, laptops, cameras, clothes and the other big categories. Apple products are also seeing fairly decent price cuts across several retailers.
The JOBY GorillaPod Hybrid and the Square Jellyfish smartphone mount work together to create an excellent tripod solution for your iPhone. The GorillaPod is flexible and strong to grasp nearly any surface or large object while the Jellyfish is secure and fits all the way up to the iPhone 7 Plus.