Gadget Gifts: 15 Slick Smartphone Add-Ons & Accessories

A More Manageable Keyboard

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Anyone who’s ever found themselves with no choice but to compose a long email on their phone knows just how tiresome a task it can be with the tiny built-in keyboard. The Logitech Keys-to-Go keyboard is slim and portable, but far easier to use, retailing for $69.99.

Game of Phones

smartphone game of phones

When everybody’s staring at their iPhones anyway, you might as well incorporate them into the party entertainment. That’s the idea behind ‘Game of Phones,’ a card game that has you and your friends “judging each other on your googling abilities, photo snapping prowess, social clout and much more.” $20 at PhotoJoJo.

Buckshot Pro Portable Wireless Speaker

smartphone buckshot pro

Smaller than a can of soda, the Buckshot Pro ($79.95) is a wireless speaker, flashlight, strobe light, camp-light and power bank in one, with 10 hours of rechargeable play & talk time. It’s rugged and shock-resistant, and especially useful when clipped onto the handlebars of your bike.

Silicone Horn Stand Speaker

smartphone acoustic amplifier

You can’t beat 4 bucks for a simple, durable silicone speaker that slips onto the end of your phone and significantly amplifies the sound without any electronic parts or need for charging. This version is shaped like an old-fashioned horn, and also holds your phone up in a standing position in either portrait or landscape position.