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10 mobile accessories that shouldn't exist (but still do)

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We all have some sort of accessories we use with our smartphones. Be it a Bluetooth headset while driving, a Bluetooth speaker for some music, a protective case for our brand new iPhone or an attachable camera lens for the photo buffs among us. But the 10 accessories below are something that we at PhoneArena believe shouldn't exist. They still do, though.


Know of any other ridiculous phone accessories that would make a great fit among these misfits? Make sure to let us know in the comments.

10 mobile accessories that shouldn't exist (but still do)
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posted on 24 Nov 2016, 09:57

1. JocularJ (Posts: 146; Member since: 27 Apr 2011)


Lobster phone case?

posted on 24 Nov 2016, 10:01

2. dcarmi (Posts: 3; Member since: 11 Nov 2016)


Speaker pillows have been around for ages. I had one about 9 or 10 years ago. At that time I suffered from insomnia. My partner did not but was a light sleeper.

Speaker pillows can be very effective for tinnitus sufferers, which is a horrible condition.

posted on 24 Nov 2016, 10:33

5. sissy246 (Posts: 3528; Member since: 04 Mar 2015)


"Speaker pillows can be very effective for tinnitus sufferers, which is a horrible condition"

Yes it is. No one know how bad it really is tell you have it. I have it and it is so annoying and drives me nuts at times.
But I just tell my self that there is a lot worse that could be wrong then this.

posted on 24 Nov 2016, 10:05 7

3. SIGPRO (Posts: 1828; Member since: 03 Oct 2012)


I think of more......all the crappy extra dongles/cables you need these days for the crappy apple products!

posted on 24 Nov 2016, 11:28

7. ctdog4748 (Posts: 796; Member since: 05 Mar 2016)


In my household is an iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6S Plus, IPhone 5S, iPhone 3GS and an Apple Watch. No extra cables or dongles needed. SIGPRO please don't be full of hate for Apple because you can't afford their products.

posted on 24 Nov 2016, 11:51 3

9. SIGPRO (Posts: 1828; Member since: 03 Oct 2012)


1: ifans are still in denial!
2: Try connecting your iPhone 7 to the new MacBook......no apple forces you to buy an extra cable/dongle. Same goes for SD cards for example!
3: MacBook Pro......why call it Pro while SSD, RAM are not expendable?
4: I can't afford? I have Apple products.....eating dust in the basement for quite a while now.
5: Why should I overpay for a device that has limited capabilities?
I will never buy an apple device again!
While other brands are way better? Apple is way behind the market.
But ifans will say not apple is just waiting to perfect the tech before releasing it........sure keep believing that! Apple is only copying others, once they were innovative........now they just follow like you..... .
What did the new iPhone bring.......yes nothing new!
6: Apple already lost the second spot in the mobile world, soon they will be nr 4......eat that!

posted on 24 Nov 2016, 11:55 1

10. shahinctg123 (Posts: 39; Member since: 23 Nov 2014)


many peoples afford to buy a Iphone.... but they don't waste their 700$ for a crape..

posted on 25 Nov 2016, 03:27

13. AlikMalix (unregistered)


I dont have any dongles or cables and I'm all Apple and PC... I dont even hook up my iphone to my PC for a long time (I transfer files back and forth wirelessly) - I dont have itunes installed for nearly a year. I still have my wired earpods in the box - been wireless for almost 2 years now.

posted on 25 Nov 2016, 03:37

14. AlikMalix (unregistered)


1. Or enjoy their experience...
2. Who The F... still plugs in their phones to their computers?
3. Who The F... still uses SD cards.
4. Why not sell the most value holding devices that are "eating dust" in your basement.
5. Why would anyone pay for device they dont like? Apple has also been releasing tech on new devices that are followed by android manufacturers.
6. Apple lost second spot in what? Mobile OS marketshare? How is that helping android manufacturers?
http://www.phonearena.com/news/Report-Apple-was-responsible-formore-than-90-of-smartphone-industry-operating-profits-in-Q3_id88140

But as far as I know, People bought more iphones of any flagship model than any other device of that time (any year)! Even 5c sold more than any galaxy device.. Any company would love to be in Apples "third spot"...

posted on 24 Nov 2016, 10:09 4

4. Crispin_Gatieza (Posts: 2017; Member since: 23 Jan 2014)


A useless accessory that shouldn't exist: Selfie Sticks

posted on 24 Nov 2016, 10:40

6. SuperAndroid507 (Posts: 355; Member since: 06 Jan 2014)


Imagine that drumstick case with a flip cover that completes the shape, that would be wierdawesome ! ! !

posted on 24 Nov 2016, 11:47 1

8. FlySheikh (Posts: 405; Member since: 02 Oct 2015)


This article was......

Never mind!

posted on 24 Nov 2016, 18:33

11. quakan (Posts: 1395; Member since: 02 Mar 2011)


What about the fleshlight iPad case?

posted on 25 Nov 2016, 01:00

12. TheOracle1 (Posts: 391; Member since: 04 May 2015)


Wait a minute. That glove one is pretty useful actually.........

posted on 25 Nov 2016, 14:10

15. Gibscreen (Posts: 32; Member since: 03 Jun 2014)


Not really sure why you're hating on the breathalyzer. Promotes responsibility.

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