Monday, December 30, 2013

The Multiple Uses of Phone Cases and Other Accessories

People like to personalize items to help express themselves as a unique individual. So even though you and everyone you know seem to have the same Smartphone, you also have access to a wide variety of accessories that allows you to make it your own. Certain accessories, such as phone covers, as well as cases offered at similar websites, can do more than just assist in protecting your phone. Here are some of the accessories you can find for your Smartphone and how they can benefit you, whether it is for an Apple, Samsung, LG, Motorola, HTC, or other phone brand.

Chargers and Cables

Your phone may be able to last for a while without a charger, but it will not be for long. Whether you lost the original that came with your phone or if you desire a backup that can be left in a suitcase or purse, it can be particularly handy to have extras. Travel chargers are also a great help, as they allow you to charge your phone through the port in your vehicle. This can be particularly helpful on a long, boring car trip. Most Smartphone charger cables also double as USB ports, which allow you to upload pictures onto a computer or upload music from your computer to your phone.

But there are other cables that you can purchase for a Smartphone, such as auxiliary cables. Auxiliary cables allow you to hook your phone directly to your vehicle’s stereo system. In this way, you can listen to music on your phone through the car stereo or even a phone call. Micro-HDMI cables allow you to hook your phone to the television or similar devices. You can then view pictures from the phone, or even stream video. Do not confuse micro cables with mini HDMI cables, which are made for other devices such as DSLR cameras and camcorders.

Phone Case Variety

Like the phone charger, phone cases have come a long way. Not only can the phone covers help reduce the risk of your phone breaking when dropped, but some of them can also protect your phone from water or even from being run over. Other cases double as more than just a decorative phone case. Certain phone covers and other cases can also function as a wallet, or may have a stand to hold your phone for viewing. And the designs vary greatly, from cases of bright colors or patterns, to those with a mesh covering, to cases that are soft to the touch. Other accessories you may consider for your phone may be stylus pens, headsets, and screen protectors.

This is a guest post provided to Me, Myself & the City for its readers.

No comments: