OtterBox brings colorful protection to AirPods

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OtterBox AirPods case covers defend your headphones.
OtterBox AirPods case covers come in Spacesuit Blue, Infinity Pink, Black Hole and more colors.
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OtterBox on Thursday launched protective covers for AirPods and AirPods Pro cases. The Ispra and Lumen series are this company’s first for Apple’s truly-wireless earbuds. They come in a range of colors, and are designed to save the AirPods case from scratches and drops.

Elago 3-in-1 charging hub is virtually unbreakable, a steal at under $26 [Review]

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Strong, practical, and nicely priced.
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A decent all-in-one charging hub that can top-up your iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods simultaneously doesn’t have to break the bank. Elago’s is insanely practical, virtually unbreakable, and a steal at just $25.50 for a limited time.

It’s ideal not only for desks and bedside tables, but also those who frequently travel. It supports all iPhone and Apple Watch models, and it’s available in a number of smart and subtle color options.

Logitech’s new 3-in-1 charging dock is a triple play for Apple fans

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Juice three devices at once with this charging stand.
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Logitech says its new charging station, the Powered Wireless Charging 3-in-1 Dock, is “one wireless charger to charge all your Apple devices.” If you’ve got an iPhone 8 or newer, an Apple Watch and AirPods with a wireless charging case, the funky-looking stand should do the trick.

The Qi-certified charger packs some advanced charging capabilities that should make juicing up your Apple gear fast and safe.

Save a ton on these awesome AirPods and Apple Watch accessories

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Bag this brilliant Apple Watch band for under $11!
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Elkson makes some absolutely terrific accessories for AirPods and Apple Watch, then goes and sells them at amazingly low prices. And you can get yours even less today from the Cult of Mac Store.

We’ve slashed up to 40% off of a number of Elkson’s best products, including a protective AirPods case that adds wireless charging, an incredibly comfortable Apple Watch band, and more.

Connect AirPods to almost anything with AirFly Pro [Review]

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Twelve South AirFly Pro is the perfect companion for AirPods Pro.
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AirFly Pro can wirelessly connect your AirPods to a plane’s entertainment system. Or the machines at your gym. If it has a 3.5 mm audio jack, this Bluetooth adapter lets it communicate with your AirPods. Even two pairs at once.

And the same easily-pocketable gizmo can connect your iPhone to a car stereo’s AUX port to play music off your iPhone.

I tested both these features — find out how well they work in this AirFly Pro review.

Designer AirPods cases look just like tiny purses

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The Bottega Veneta case retails for $560.
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Some of the world’s top handbag designers feel strongly that your AirPods case could use a little help.

Purses for AirPods appear to be a growing sector of the fashion accessories market and all the big names are in it, like Gucci, Dior, Bottega and Louis Vuitton to name a few.

Mophie charging pad easily powers all your mobile gear at once [Review]

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Mophie 3-in-1 Wireless Charging Pad for iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods
Mophie 3-in-1 Wireless Charging Pad can handle iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods at once.
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Anyone who’s all-in on Apple has an iPhone, AirPods and Apple Watch. Recharging that combination every night can be a hassle, but the Mophie 3-in-1 Wireless Charging Pad can handle them all at the same time.

Apple likes it enough to put it on the Apple Store, so take a look to see if you need one on your nightstand.

Slickwraps Skins bring style to plain AirPods Pro

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Slickwraps Skins for AirPods Pro
Retro, snakeskin and camo are just a few of the Slickwraps Skins available for AirPods Pro.
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Although AirPods Pro still come only in white, users can add color with Slickwraps Skins. These are thin layers of vinyl that decorate not just the in-ear headphones but also the case, and there are dozens of options.

They’re available now for under $20.