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Questions tagged [accessories]

The Apple branded or 3rd party peripherals that can be connected to a computer or mobile device that adds or improves functionality. Includes, but not limited to devices like Apple Pencil (stylus), keyboard, mice and track pads, headsets/phones, printers, etc.

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Which of the Apple provided free iPhone 4 cases has a large free area for dock connectors?

I have an iPhone 4 and am contemplating which of the free cases I should get. I bought a basic case at Best Buy when I bought my phone. The big problem I have with this one is that the opening at ...
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What are these accessories that came with my 1st gen iPod touch?

I got these with my 1st gen iPod Touch, but I have never figured out how to use them? What are these for?
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Comparison of cases available via Apple's case program

I'm trying to decide which case to choose via Apple's case program. Are there any side by side physical comparisons of the cases available? All I have been able to find is speculative information, ...
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Is there an aftermarket USB->DockConnector cable that works with an iPhone 4 + bumper case?

I'm looking for a third-party (i.e., cheaper) alternative to the Apple Dock Connector to USB Cable that is compatible with an iPhone 4 w/ bumper case. I've tried a few third-party cables and none of ...
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Do I need a screen protector for my new touch-screen smartphone?

With my old dumbphone I never really worried about the screen, but my new iPhone 4 has a pretty gorgeous screen that I certainly would never want to come to harm. So I was wondering how many people ...
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What car stereos work well with iPhone Bluetooth A2DP Streaming Audio

The iPhone 3G supports Bluetooth stereo (A2DP) but lacks any volume control. As a result, my JVC stereo with the KS-BTA200 Bluetooth adapter clipped stereo audio so horribly that I ended up removing ...
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Is there any way to suppress the “incompatible accessory” warning on the iPhone?

Every time I connect my iPhone to the dock in my vehicle, the following warning message is displayed: After dismissing the warning dialog, everything appears to works fine. Is there any way to ...
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Is a screen protector worthwhile for an iPad?

Is a screen cover worthwhile for an iPad? Does the screen scratch easily, or is the protector just another snake oil? I've found non-adhesive covers that can be reapplied. It took 4 applications ...