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

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.


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15 Comments

1. JocularJ

Posts: 219; Member since: Apr 27, 2011

Lobster phone case?

2. dcarmi

Posts: 3; Member since: Nov 11, 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.

5. sissy246

Posts: 7035; Member since: Mar 04, 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.

3. SIGPRO

Posts: 2815; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

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

7. ctdog4748

Posts: 797; Member since: Mar 05, 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.

9. SIGPRO

Posts: 2815; Member since: Oct 03, 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!

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"...

10. shahinctg123

Posts: 39; Member since: Nov 23, 2014

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

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.

4. Crispin_Gatieza

Posts: 3112; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

A useless accessory that shouldn't exist: Selfie Sticks

6. SuperAndroid507

Posts: 361; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

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

8. FlySheikh

Posts: 443; Member since: Oct 02, 2015

This article was...... Never mind!

11. quakan

Posts: 1418; Member since: Mar 02, 2011

What about the fleshlight iPad case?

12. TheOracle1

Posts: 2152; Member since: May 04, 2015

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

15. Gibscreen

Posts: 32; Member since: Jun 03, 2014

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

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