IPod Nano Accessories - Must Have Gadgets

Saturday, May 31, 2008

by: Korbin Newlyn

Apple's iPod Nanos can give you 2000 songs right at your fingertips and with all the iPod Nano accessories available you can expand its capabilities greatly. With some of the convenient cases available the miniature player fits easily in your pocket or armband. Numerous people realize that the simplified access to the music on the tiny player as an easy and viable method to enjoy their music.

It is to your benefit if you have high quality headphones when listening to your iPod. Headphones such as MacAlly's mTune-N are an excellent choice and it works with a dock for the iPod Nano. But with this device the iPod is already docked to the headphones so you do not really have to deal with wires or cables. This particular iPod Nano accessory gives you the ability to connect your player into a built in slot for your Nano. They are somewhat larger however.

Most iPod accessory manufacturers produce small forms of headphones depending on what suits you and your ears. The first that comes to mind would be the iPod Nano accessory that is the case. The manufacturers of the iPod Nano accessories that specialize in cases provide a numerous choice of styles for your use.

Protective Cases - Thick or Thin

Some are within thin sheaths that fit over your iPod kind of like a second skin and other types are solid cases. A manufacturer called iJacket makes a great case for the small iPod. The plastic that they use is thicker and therefore makes it more resilient. It has a small opening for the Click Wheel and a large opening for the screen. Retailing at about $16 for the iJacket case protects your player from rough handling or accidental bumps.

Additional accessory manufacturers who specialize in cases include XtremeMac makers of Iconz. They have licensed with other companies to put characters on their covers such as ScoobyDoo, SpongeBob, and Batman. Marware, Speck, Pacific Design and the BeatBuckle are some other iPod Nano case accessory manufacturers.

Because of the versatility of the iPod Nano you may have other accessory needs. An additional iPod Nano accessory is the iTrip FM transmitter. This give you the ability to listen to your iPod from any FM radio. You can choose any station for the single. You can recharge your player with the Griffin Power Duo. It has both AC chargers and a car charger.

If you want to bring your personal library home Apple has an iPod AV accessory that gives you the ability to hook up your iPod to your home entertainment system. Additionally there are docking systems available that will give your iPod the ability to turn it into its own music system for your entire home to enjoy.

There are numerous suppliers that support the iPod and bring out new cases and other accessories for your player. With so much choice it is very likely you will be pleased with all the choices you will have.