No, white cord ear buds isn’t one of them….
After removing the 3.5mm headphone jack from the iPhone 7, Apple has thrown in a lightning port to headphone converter . . . but this means you can’t charge your phone and listen to music at the same time. For US$40, Belkin’s dual functionality adapter fixes that.
Classic Apple — the manufacturer has also come up with the perfect solution for a problem they created. This US$50 dock connects to a 3.5mm headphone jack while it charges and syncs your phone.
You can either fork out AU$229 for a pair of AirPods that’ll look like a couple of tampons sticking out of your ears, or invest a little more (AU$499) for some of the best wireless headphones on the market, with cutting-edge noise cancellation and 20-plus hours of battery life.
This magnetic case (US$40), which comes in 10 colours, attaches to various Morphie accessories such as portable chargers and credit card holders, with a car mount and bike accessories in the pipeline.
If you’re looking for a more slimline case, go for this sleek Kevlar weave — it’s only 0.7mm thick and weights 10gm. No ugly design or extra bulk, but extra strong. Costs US$59.95.
Belkin has partnered with Corning — precision glass, ceramics, and optical physics manufacturers — to engineer a 0.21mm thick screen (US$40) boasting better scratch and drop resistance than covers made of plastic or tempered glass.
From just US$5.99 on Amazon and offering a lifetime warranty, this sweat-resistant armband comes with an adjustable velcro strap, a clever key slot, and a reflective strip for running at night.