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10 Unique iPhone Accessories These tools can enhance your mobile experience and make your iPhone more useful.

By Kevin Smith

This story originally appeared on Business Insider

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The iPhone 5 has been out for eight months now.

During that time there have been a ton of accessories that have surfaced.

The accessories in this list all enhance your experience and make using your iPhone easier and more useful.

Take for example, the Ventev line of chargesync iPhone lightning cables. These tangle-free cords are brightly colored so they're easy to find.

The other accessories on the list all enhance your experience and make that two-year contract a little more bearable.

Kickstarter

The Fuel smartphone charger.

This tiny charger uses micro cell technology to extend battery life by about 20-30 minutes.

Price: $24.99


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Ventev

Ventev's Lightning cables.

These work with any Apple device with a Lightning port, the new smaller charger Apple debuted on the iPhone 5. What's so great about Ventev's lightning cord is that it's tangle-free and comes in different colors that are easy to spot.

Price: $25

Matrix Audio

The Matrix Audio Qube.

This is one of the loudest speakers in a small package we've heard. The aluminum casing matches up perfectly with the iPhone and is durable.

Price: $49.99

Lapka

Lapka's environmental sensors.

These pair with your iPhone to measure, collect, and analyze the hidden qualities of your surroundings. For example, you can stick one of the sensors in an apple to test how organic it is.

Price: $200


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Spigen

Spigen Slim Armor case.

Most of the time iPhone cases add too much bulk or don't protect your phone. When we came across the Spigen Slim Armor case we were actually impressed. The case adds very little bulk but makes your iPhone shock proof and covers up the side buttons.

Price: $24.99

Kickstarter

Vamp wireless speakers.

The Vamp is a Kickstarter project out of the U.K. The small device brings your old speakers back to life by turning them into wireless speakers for your iPhone.

Price: About $70

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Mophie's Juicepack Air or Helium.

If you're ever running low on battery and have no where to charge, you need a Mophie. The Juicepack Air or Helium both add hours to your phone's battery life.

Price: $79.95 for the helium and $99.95 for the juice pack air.

TYLY

Tylt's band car charger.

This device can juice two devices at once and includes and tangle-free cord. Plus, it looks cool and comes in plenty of bright colors.

Price: $29.99


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Cube Sensors

The Cube Sensors.

These measure your indoor environment. The sensors help users to understand when and why people are drowsy at a meeting, measure noises that make some people uncomfortable and unproductive, and even understand the effects of temperature and air quality on your sleep.

Price: $249 for 2 cubes with base station and $349 for 4 cubes with base station

Amazon

The MOS magnetic cable organizer.

This can be a useful solution for people who have a ton of gadgets. MOS organizes all your cables on your desk magnetically so when they're not in use they don't get tangled and messy.

Price: $19.95

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