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Accessory Reviews

Picking up a few accessories helps your tech feel more like your own and can help it last longer, too. While slapping a phone case on your new smartphone might feel like an offense, you’ll probably be happy you did it. And as more smartphones adopt wireless charging, and ditch the 3.5mm headphone jack in favor of proprietary Lightning or USB-C adapters, we’ve committed to finding the best accessories to make your life easier with these changes.

How to use your AirPods with an in-flight entertainment system

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Snap Spectacles 3 review: reaching new depths

Xbox Elite 2 controller review: Microsoft’s best Xbox controller just got better

A great Xbox controller with an elite $180 price tag

The Gnarbox 2 is a simple, expensive way to back up SD cards

Ikea’s inexpensive Sonos remote control is worth every penny

Chassepot’s mechanical keyboard is super tall and super silly

This is the ultimate desk charging station

iPad Pro USB-C hubs: the best, worst, and weirdest options

Samsung’s Space Monitor solves the big monitor problem

What’s the best iPad Pro keyboard?

The answer, unsurprisingly, is complicated

The best wireless charger to buy right now

Razer’s Stormtrooper gaming gear is a mix of awesome and awful

How to choose the right portable SSD

The top speeds cost top dollar, but you might not need the fastest drive

High-wattage USB-C batteries can keep your laptop charged on the go

Quark stabilizer review: GoPro without the nausea

The best GPS communicator to buy for your next adventure

River Bank battery review: modular, powerful, and full of ports

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Rodecaster Pro review: a podcast studio you can carry on your back

The Hidizs Sonata HD is the best USB-C audio dongle

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The best microphones to start podcasting with

Plug in and get your pod on

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Apogee HypeMic review: small, simple, and superb

Sticking a leather cover on my laptop seemed like a good idea

The best hardware security keys for two-factor authentication

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North Focals glasses review: a $600 smartwatch for your face

This slim wireless mechanical keyboard for the Mac almost gets it right

This is the Surface dock that Microsoft should have created

Apple’s new Smart Battery cases work great, but they aren’t for everybody

The next generation of wall chargers is getting smaller and better

This cable lets you charge your Surface Pro or Laptop from a USB-C battery

8BitDo’s wireless adapter is the best way to use a GameCube controller with a Switch

Invoxia GPS Tracker review: longevity and range from a new kind of network

The Logitech Crayon is a good Apple Pencil substitute that makes some compromises