Our phones keep us connected to almost everyone and everything today, and whether we are navigating ourselves to the next destination, communicating with our loved ones or simply enjoying new music and literature, we rely heavily on our smartphones. These six accessories will help keep you charged, protected, and connected while offering some extra intelligence to that already smart phone. Check them out:
Charging cords can be like socks and bobby pins at times: We know we have them somewhere, but we could always use a few more.
These extra-long, Apple MFi–Certified Lightning cables are guaranteed to deliver a fast charge to your Lightning–compatible devices. Don't worry about finding an outlet right next to your bed or couch because the 10-ft reach is plenty of cable to extend to wherever you are.
Buy Now: Keep one in your room, one in your car, one at the office. Get three for just $20.
Life doesn't always have an outlet nearby, and we never want to miss an opportunity to snap a picture, get a hold of our friends, or find the nearest amenities.
The CoBattery iPhone Charging Case Kit lets you snap extra battery life right onto your phone. The custom-designed Lightning connector fits snugly to your phone and the kit includes two interchangeable, rechargeable batteries to ensure you never run out of power.
Buy Now: The raised edge will even give your phone a little extra security. Get it now for 12 percent off at $69.
Most states already have or are in the process of outlawing handling your phone while driving, but we know there are plenty of things our phones are used for while in the car.
From calls to navigation systems, viewing your screen can be important on occasion, and the ExoMount CD Car Mount is designed to help you out. It plugs right into your vehicle's CD player for a perfect view of your screen. Central and easy to install with its one-touch mounting technology, ExoMount can rotate 360 degrees to give you the angle that best suits you.
Buy Now: Drive smarter. This mount is available now for $19.99.
We are constantly ingesting new music, podcasts, books, and more through our smartphones, so having headphones that function well is highly important.
Sweat- and water-resistant to keep you tuned in during your workouts, the FRESHeBuds Pro Magnetic Bluetooth Earbuds sync wirelessly to your phone and keep the tunes going for up to six hours. Get lost in your favorite songs or literature after a long day at work or even at the office.
Buy Now: Who needs wires anyways? Get these buds at a 75 percent discount for just $29.95.
Mounting your phone in the car prevents handheld usage while driving, but what about mounting our phones for simplified use and viewing outside of our vehicles?
Unity System iPhone Mounts revolutionize the concept of phone mounting with an ingenious magnetic design that works in your car, on your desk, at home, or anywhere else you want. This bundle comes with two mounts so you can leave one in the car and carry one with you. The 360-degree rotation makes it easy to use and view your phone no matter what your hands are doing.
Buy Now: Two mounts, 56 percent discount. Get them here for $21.99.
The Acesori 5-Piece Camera Lens Case empowers your phone camera with a whole new world of capability. Easily detachable and interchangeable, the kit provides a Fish Eye, Wide Angle, and Macro lens for an array of high-quality pictures.
Don't worry about small mishaps here and there, the anti-scratch glass protective metal lanyards and lens keep everything protected. Dazzle your friends and family with amazing pictures without needing to invest in the heavy, high-maintenance cameras.
Buy Now: Up your Insta game for $9.99. That's 80 percent off—totally worth it.