You don’t need us to tell you how central smartphones are to modern life; just look at the massive market for phone accessories. Whether you’re a fitness buff, a photographer or an avid traveler, there’s a ton of phone gear to match your lifestyle. iOS users have an advantage: if you upgrade your iPhone, your gear is more likely to remain compatible. Android phones, on the other hand, usually require specific gear, but the potential for personalization is much greater. It’s a lot to sift through, so we’re here to help. Short of headphones or wireless speakers, here is the best gear for Android and iOS devices.

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iOS

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OUR PICKS FOR IOS:
A. Mophie Space Pack ($150) | B. Logitech Powershell Controller ($70) | C. Manfrotto Klyp_ System ($65+) | D. in1 Multitool Case ($45) | E. TwevlveSouth HiRise for iPhone 5 ($35) | F. Watershot Pro Underwater Housing ($190) | G. Apple TV ($99) | H. Lumu Light Meter ($150) | I. Seagate Wireless Plus ($15) | J. The Impossible Project Instant Photo Lab ($200)

Android

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OUR PICKS FOR ANDROID:
A. Bluelounge Kii Micro-USB ($20+) | B. Mophie Juice Pack for HTC/Samsung ($80+) | C. Photojojo Android Lens Series ($20+) | D. Samsung Wireless Mobile Media Streaming Device ($170) | E. Samsung SDHC 32GB EVO Memory Card ($27) | F. Eastern Collective Micro USB Cables ($18) | G. Google Chromecast ($35) | H. Galaxy S 5 Spare Battery Charging System ($50) | I. MOGA Pocket Controller ($30) | J. Pebble Steel ($250) | K. TYLT Vu Wireless Charger ($61) | L. HTC Dot View Case ($50)

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