These accessories make the grade, and you can win them [Top Tech Under $100]

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Welcome to Top Tech under $100. Each month, Cult of Mac rounds up some of the best tech products and accessories we come across that cost less than a C-note. This month we’ve got cases, MacBook expansion cards, tech for sleep and much more. Check out the video below to see this month’s selections — and don’t forget to enter our giveaway!

Feeling bored with your iPhone? Deck it out [Deals]

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Add a phone charger to your wallet. Seriously.
Add a phone charger to your wallet. Seriously.
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iPhones are amazing, but they can be better. How? That’s up for you to decide. One of the great things about the explosion of the iPhone is all the peripherals that have been made to trick them out. We’ve found some of the best add ons for the one device most of us always have with us. Take a look and see what grabs you:

Get Peel’s Amazingly Simple Universal Remote For Only $45 [Daily Deal]

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There are a couple of solutions on the market that combine simple hardware with an iOS app to take control of your entertainment system, but Peel is probably the coolest and most easy to use solution that we’ve played with. Peel invisibly controls your entire entertainment system — TV, cable box, Blu-ray player, AV receiver, Apple TVand more — without the extra hassles of plugging stuff into your phone and dealing with network passwords. Normally the Peel system retails for $99, but for the next 3 days you can pick one up from Fab.com for only $45.

What Is The Best Apple Accessory of 2011? [Poll]

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This year we’ve seen a slew of absolutely amazing accessories for Apple devices come to the market for both the iMac, MacBooks, iPhones, iPad and AppleTV. Many of them have been remarkable but we’re having a hard time distinguishing which Apple Accessories should be considered the absolute best of 2011, so we’re turning to our readers to help us out.

WiMax Sleeve Turns iPhone 4s Into iPhone 4Gs

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We’ve seen our fair share of sleeves and cases in the past meant to graft new functionality onto an existing iDevice, the most obvious example being the Peel 520, which transformed any iPod Touch into a 2G iPhone 4.

It was only a matter of time, then, before we could expect accessory makers to make a go of transforming the iPhone 4 into the iPhone 4G. Now they’d made a go of it, but sadly, it’s South Korea only right now… but expect it in the United States soon.