Whether you’re shopping for yourself or for someone else, gifts that compliment your most personal device are a great way to spread holiday cheer all year long. These 10 gifts for iPhone users are sure to delight any recipient every time they pick up their iPhone.
The PopSocket became wildly popular in 2017 as a way to both hold your phone more securely, as well as prop your phone up on a desk or table. The collapsible button adds a small pop-up grip to the back of your smartphone, allowing for more controlled grip by placing it between your fingers. When not in use, it collapses down to just a few millimeters thick to minimize added bulk. PopSockets are available in a multitude of colors, from $7.50 – $15.
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The Nomad leather folio is a combination wallet and iPhone case for iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 8, or 8 Plus. The American made leather is designed to patina beautifully over time, allowing each case to take on a unique and personal look. Additionally, the wallet can hold three to six cards, and the entire thing will protect your iPhone at the same time.
If you or someone you know recently upgraded to the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, or X, or sport and Android phone that supports wireless charging, this wireless charging pad is a great gift idea. Using the Qi (pronounced chee) standard, this allows for recharging our device without plugging it in. A great option for reducing cable clutter on a desk or nightstand.
This solar charger can act as emergency power, no matter the situation. With a built-in 5000mAh battery, it can recharge an iPhone nearly 2 full times on a single charge, and its built-in battery can recharge with in sun without needing an outlet. Perfect for camping or long days outdoors without access to power. Pick yours up today for $19.99.
Apple’s Lightning cables have long been a pain-point for iOS users, due to their relatively short length and their fragile construction. With the Anker PowerLine+ 10ft Lightning Cable, you get 3x more distance from an outlet than Apple’s standard cable, and the braided cable housing is much more resilient to everyday wear and tear. If you or someone you know is dealing with a frayed Lightning cable, this is the way to go ($17.99).
We all love taking photos with our smartphone, but sometimes focusing close up, or getting an entire setting in view can be a challenge. This clip on lens allow for extreme close-ups (macro), as well as ultra-wide fisheye shots, and everything in between. This clip on lens comes with 10x macro, wide angle, fisheye, and 1.5x telephoto lenses for diversifying your photo game. Get it here – $17.99.
Whether it’s the latest and greatest iPhone or an iPhone 5, this dock will work with any lightning equipped iPhone. Using an existing lightning cable, the underside of the dock offers retractable cable storage for a tidy workspace. The sturdy base and rubber bottom will keep an iPhone in place, floating above any surface, away from spills. Using the dock is also a great way to maximize the life of the light cables and keep them from fraying or splitting with extended use.
Quickly free up space on an iPhone by storing photos and videos on an external drive. Great for anybody battling a 16GB iPhone, or the selfie queen in the house, the iXpand Flash Drive and iXpand Drive app allow for offloading your photos, videos, and music storage in a convenient flash drive. With both Lightning and USB-A ports, moving files from an iPhone to a computer couldn’t be easier. The SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive is available in 32GB, 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB capacities.
Your iPhone is likely your GPS and form of entertainment while driving, but fiddling with clips and latches can be a hassle. The Magic Mount uses a thin metal plate on your smartphone and a magnet in the mount to hold your phone securely in place without the need to press clamps or springs. The entire mount suctions to your windshield, while the plate can be stuck to the back of you device or its case. A great gift idea for anybody that spends time behind the wheel.
This 360º wireless speaker pumps out huge sound without distortion. Offering well rounded sound that fills the room. The built-in microphone allows for phone calls, and can also be used for talking to Siri. The IPX7 waterproof design and 15 hours of battery life make it the perfect companion, anywhere you go.
The iPhone is an extremely popular workout companion, and so are the Beats X Wireless Earbuds. These sport earbuds offer a comfortable neck strap, in-ear tips for improved noise isolation, in-line controls for volume and audio control, and feature Apple’s W1 chip for easy pairing. The Beats X are charged over a Lightning cable, meaning you need one less cord when traveling, as well.