The Greatest Outside Gadgets for Apple Goods, Below $60


For lots of persons (myself incorporated), Apple is not just a brand or a portfolio of tech items. Apple is a way of life. It is an obsession. The telephone, the watch, the tablet and laptop—these things have come to be completely integrated into our day to day routine. Life without having them appears… empty. So we’ve discovered the greatest accessories that let you to take your “precious” into the wild and hold them safe.

Lander Moab Apple Watch Case and Band ($30) 

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Most Apple Watch circumstances add considerable bulk to an otherwise slim wearable, but the Moab maintains a svelte appear even though nevertheless defending your pride and joy from bumps and scratches. It’s made from a stiff urethane-carbon combo with constructed-in air pockets and it comes with a woven nylon band that is DWR coated to enable fight odor. Sadly, Lander does not make the case for the Series three watch any longer, so this will only enable you out if you are rocking the Series four. 

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Nomad Pod Pro Battery ($50) 

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Additional batteries are effortless to come by, but Nomad’s Pod Pro is made to simplify your mobile charging desires with a 6000mAh battery that can charge your iPhone and Apple Watch at the identical time. It has adequate juice to charge each device twice in 1 sitting, which has produced it my go-to battery for weekend excursions. Even much more appealing is the constructed-in cord organization: the Pod Pro has an integrated lightning cable for an iPhone and a magnetic technique that keeps your Apple Watch cord wrapped inside the aluminum case. It is absolutely heavier than some featherweight batteries (Nomad says the Pod Pro is four ounces), but you are acquiring two chargers and a cord organizer in 1 package. 

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Joby GripTight One particular GP Stand ($35) 

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For most of us, the iPhone has eliminated the require to bring a camera on our adventures. But if you have ever attempted to prop up that telephone to take a image of your self, you have absolutely missed your old camera’s square physique. Fortunately, Joby extended its GorillaPod tripod technique to accommodate thin, unwieldy smartphones. The square grip can perform on just about any telephone, regardless of size. Just like the original GorillaPod, the legs can adjust to off-camber surfaces or wrap about little branches or fence posts. And yes, this tripod can also perform as a selfie stick. 

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Catalyst Waterproof Laptop Sleeve ($55) 

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You are not going to take your laptop kayaking, but how typically have you been caught in the rain on a commute? It takes place. Enter the Catalyst Waterproof Laptop Sleeve, which is produced from ripstop nylon with a DWR finish, welded seams, and a double closure technique (waterproof zipper and a Velcro strap) for an IP66 waterproof rating. It fits 13-to-15-inch laptops or tablets, and an interior padded sleeve aids defend your pc against drops. It also comes with two straps and several D-rings so you can put on it as a standalone backpack or shoulder bag, but I like it improved as further protection inside my everyday pack. There are also a couple of little pockets inside the bag that are large adequate for your charger, telephone, or wallet. 

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LifeProof LifeActiv Cable Lanyard ($40) 

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I hate packing charging cords (see my appreciate of the Nomad Pod Pro). But LifeProof’s LifeActiv cable provided a remedy to my gripe by transforming a cable into a lanyard that you can strap to a backpack or compatible telephone case. When in use, it is a 15-inch lightning to USB charging cord that supports a two.four amp charging speed, but the ends screw into a cap to type a waterproof and dust-proof lanyard that doubles as a wrist strap for your telephone (if you have the compatible LifeProof Fre case). Or you can hook it to your backpack so you have a charging cable handy. 

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Nite Ize HandleBand Handlebar Mount ($18) 

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I’ve employed lots of distinctive telephone mounts for my bike more than the years, but the HandleBand wins for its combo of safety and ease of use. It is a totally tool-no cost mount, so you can move it from bike to bike with a rubber harness technique that secures to your handlebars and wraps about your telephone. It rattles a little when you are on rough trails, but it is lots safe for road cycling and commuting, and it provides you effortless access to maps, telephone calls, and ride information.

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