5 Apple accessories brands you can’t get enough of
The WWDC 2018 keynote was full of software upgrades. While we were hoping for fancy new hardware, you can still make your Apple devices still look fresh and new. Check out our five favorite Apple accessories brands and their premium products.
- Which was the best-selling tech product of 2017? It comes as no surprise that the iPhone comes in first. Again.
- When will they release new iPhones and MacBooks? Based on WWDC 2018 keynote, it seems like the first half of this year is going to be all about software.
- Is Apple Watch going to surpass iPhone sales anytime soon? With the WebKit feature for browsing capabilities on your Apple Watch, sales are certainly going to increase this year. But, it’s unlikely they’ll surpass iPhone sales.
As soon as you get your hands on a new Apple device, the urge to buy something to customize it increases. Whether it’s for protection or something to enhance functionality, there are hundreds of 3rd party Apple accessories brands on the market. From peripherals for your Mac to your iPhone, we feature many of them on Gadget Flow. But, there are a few brands that really stand out with their premium quality accessories. Here are five of our favorites:
When it comes to quality Apple accessories, Belkin is a name we’ve been hearing for years. They create accessories that enhance your Apple experience while matching the aesthetic of Apple. Be it a wireless charging pad or convenient accessories to have on your Apple-inspired work desk, their accessories are simple, minimalistic, and on par to match the excellence of Apple.
The BOOST UP Wireless Charging Pad is perfect for the wireless capabilities of the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and the iPhone X. At just $49.99, it’s also extremely affordable. Their PowerHouse Charge Dock ($98.95) brings the convenience to your Apple Watch while the Thunderbolt Express Dock ($169.99) extends the functionality of your Mac.
Almost all Apple products symbolize minimalism. To help you get the most out of your Apple device, Bluelounge fills the gaps while maintaining a minimalist aesthetic and an impressively low price point.
The Bluelounge Cableyoyo Cable Organizer does just what it says; it keeps your cables and wires nice and tidy. At $5.48, it’s practical for taking on the go. The Kickflip MacBook Stand ($17.95) is another clever device and you’ll hardly know it’s there until you need it. A simple flick extends it out, putting your laptop at the perfect viewing angle. For Apple Watch wearers, the Kosta Apple Watch Coaster ($14.95) keeps your cable right where you need it for easy charging.
Apple accessories need not all be Space Gray or even use manmade materials. Grovemade uses real wood and a handmade approach to produce simple yet functional accessories. Just like Apple products, the more Grovemade accessories the merrier.
For your desk, go for the Wood Desk Shelf System ($180) for total organization. It literally puts your computer on a pedestal which gives you more space to work. The Walnut MacBook Dock ($89) is especially useful for those who are using multiple devices. Extending the wood theme is the Walnut Trackpad Tray ($59) which cradles your Trackpad in all-natural design.
This brand offers stylish and premium accessories to replace the cheap versions you’ve probably bought in the past. Using materials such as Italian leather and offering exquisite attention to detail, the hardgraft collection is unlike any other. Going beyond simple functionality, they truly upgrade the look of your devices.
Take the Apple Pencil Case ($64), for example. Thoughtfully designed, it keeps your stylus safe and sound wherever you’re working. Likewise, the Grainy iPhone X Cover ($58) may look like a standard case but the unique texture offers improved grip. With the commuters in mind, the Deep Laptop Folio ($263) has space for your MacBook along with any (and every) accessory you need to carry.
Combining the finest materials with functional design and peppering in consideration of detail, Native Union creates products with personality. They enhance the way you live and interact with your Apple products without diminishing their beauty.
With a clever yet stylish design, the Cosmos Cable Collection ($69.99) offers three cables to provide a solution for every situation. For your tablet, the Gripster 360° iPad Case puts your device at the perfect angle for anything from typing to watching videos. Finally, the DOCK for Apple Watch ($69.99) provides angular charging station to complement the rounded edges of your smartwatch.
We really love these brands for helping us appreciate our Apple products even more. Do you have favorite Apple accessories brands that didn’t make our list? Let us know in the comments!
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