We all know about Apple and iPhone accessories — there are a million great ones, but they can get a little pricey. But never fear! In today's roundup we've tracked down a few awesome iPhone accessories that are useful, fun, and priced just right. Finally, you can satisfy the impulse shopper buried deep inside of you, instead of frustrating him (or her).
Price: $5.99 with free shipping
Lowest By: $4
Is It Worth It?: It's wintertime, so you've probably already run into that perennial problem: You can't use your iPhone with gloves on! We kind of love these touchscreen gloves in five colors (Dark Blue pictured) because they have special fingertips that conduct heat so you can continue swiping, scrolling, and texting even when you're outside in the cold, with no loss of pivotal hand warmness. Order soon though, because they take two to three weeks to arrive.
Bone Collection Amplifier for iPhone
Vendor: Gamesalor International via Amazon
Price: $3.98 with free shipping
Lowest By: $2
Is It Worth It?: If you've ever priced iPhone speaker systems, you know they can get expensive. Gamesalor International has come up with a brilliant — and cheap — solution: the Bone Collection Amplifier for Apple iPhone amplifies the audio from your streaming movies, YouTube videos, and so forth. What's more, it fits the original iPhone, iPhone 3G/3GS, and iPhone 4 and simply props up the iPhone in both landscape and portrait situations, and requires no additional power.
G Design iPhone Tripod Holder
Price: $9.95 with free shipping
Lowest By: $1
Is It Worth It?: Make the most of your iPhone photography abilities with the G Design iPhone Tripod Holder. 3M bumpon pads cushion the interface between the iPhone and the tripod and ensures a snug fit. Use this holder to attach you iPhone 3G, 3GS, 4, or 4S to a tripod to remove any possibility of "shake" from your snapshots.
Cyanics iClooly Stand and Handset for iPhone
Price: $30 with $4.99 s&h
Lowest By: $4
Expires: January 20 at 2:59 am ET
Is It Worth It?: No more fumbling with your iPhone while trying to type at your desk. Go a little retro with this stand and headset for iPhone (4, 3GS, and 3G) and iPod touch (for Skype calling!). It holds your iPhone vertically and horizontally on its non-slip pad and even lets it charge.
Brushed Aluminum Case for iPhone 4 / 4S
Vendor: JustCase via Amazon
Price: $9.99 with free shipping via Prime
Lowest By: $5
Is It Worth It?: Forget goofy rubber covers: The JustCase Metallic Brushed Aluminum Case for iPhone 4 / 4S in four colors (Black pictured) is sleek and comes with a screen protector. The scratch-resistant polycarbonate will protect your precious iPhone 4 from harm and keep it classy — just like the device itself.
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