Accessories For the Shuffle

Apple is one of the largest makers and distributors of personal media players. In 2008, Apple turned in record profits of 9.6 billion dollars. They have become the market leaders in personal media players.

One favorite over the years has been the iPod shuffle. The small design and simple function have been a favorite of many people. Since 2005, Apple has produced different generations of the shuffle, and over time, accessories have grown as well. Accessories for the shuffle include everything from waterproof cases to a variety of portable chargers.

Cases

Accessories for the shuffle that are the most unique are the waterproof cases. If you are an avid swimmer or just enjoy lazy summer days at the pool with your iPod, you may want to invest in one. This case comes in two parts; a hard black plastic case and a thick silicone sleeve. This accessory for the shuffle is perfect for sealing out water and protecting your media player however since the purpose is to seal the unit it can be difficult to get the silicone sleeve on.

Head Phones

In addition to the waterproof case, accessories for the shuffle are waterproof headphones. Compatible with the second-generation shuffle these headphones are actually a case and head phone combination. This combination allows you to enjoy all your tunes while playing in the pool.

Features:

• Functional control of the iPod
• Waterproof to 10 feet
• Aquatic silencer ear buds seals out noise and water
• Can attach to goggles

Chargers

Manufacturers many times have a recommended battery life that does not bear out in real life usage. Some have better averages than others do but for the most part accessories for the shuffle should include a travel charger. Media players are generally charged through their USB port, so this makes it difficult to charge them when you are in your car or at the pool. Thankfully, someone was wise enough to create a USB to AC/DC charger. This kind of charger will plug into a cigarette lighter or wall outlet to allow charging nearly anywhere. For $19.99 at Tigerdirect you can charge your shuffle anytime and anywhere.

Customer Ratings

Buying accessories for the shuffle has never been easier, simple point and click your way to sites like Amazon or Jr.com. The best thing about shopping online is you can read customer ratings and comments.

For instance, customers who purchased the waterproof accessories for the shuffle found them to work well but were a bit difficult to install. The necessity of a watertight seal would make this product difficult for a person with arthritis or other joint condition.

Knowing what other people who have purchased a product think of it can help you to avoid potential problems and disappointments.

Overall

Accessories for the shuffle and other Apple products are varied. There is something that will suit nearly any lifestyle or taste among the vast number of products. Personalize your iPod shuffle today.

Some Great Airport Tips for Fresh Travellers

Travelling is an art that can be mastered by some in a very easy trip. But for some, it is a nightmare. If you love airplane travelling, then check out these airplane tips to get you a safe and fun journey.

Sleep anywhere

You never know when your flight might get delayed or even worse, cancelled. You might have to sleep in lots of unique positions you thought you will never do in your life. So carry ear plugs and a pair of eye pads to block out the noise and light. You will have a great sleep anytime in the waiting lounge!

Try your hand in manual driving

Many airports offer free driving services for you if your flight is grounded. But most people don’t know that such features exist and the airports are not too keen to update them either. But if you, by chance, find one, there will be old cars there, most probably. So learn to get along with manual driving cars. And make sure you recognize some basic symbols like the front lights, wipers, petrol and gas before you travel – could be useful when driving any car.

Hide money

Losing your precious wallet is not an impossible task – it could happen anytime. So keep yourself hoarded with lots of extra money hidden somewhere unnoticeable. You can choose empty chap sticks for the purpose or any other interesting spot.

Pack light

Packing light means little stress. You will feel free as a bird and can go anywhere. If you pack heavy, you will get tired dragging those baggage all through the city. Light baggage also means lesser fuel for the car or plane to carry, which means lesser pollution. So, packing light can help lower the global warming too.

Use files

There are many folders and files available in many different sizes. Use one of them to store your travel documents and papers. You will keep them from getting into nasty shapes. Also, if you find yourself shuffling though all your pockets and bags to produce each document you are asked for, a folder might as well keep you organized. You get neat documents and faster no tensions check ins.

Enquire

Don’t just sit around in the air ports. If you have nothing else to do, then research the airports. You will be surprised at the amount of super cheap low-cost budget flights you can discover.

How to Buy a Golf Travel Bag As a Gift

A Golf travel bag is the perfect gift for any golf enthusiast. It helps protect the equipment (an investment) and makes it easier for safe transport and with the functionality also come the various types, sizes, colours, preferences to match ones style.

Golf travel bags can be taken to the course as well as convenient to travel with. So the question is how do you determine what they will like – it all depends on who the bag is for!

A few things to consider that may assist in the end selection:

Clubs that they own

  • This can help in determining how big the travel bag needs to be to accommodate all the clubs and protect them for being damaged. There needs to be enough room to protect the clubs as well as be able to be secure enough so that they don’t shuffle around.

Consider how frequently they travel

  • Do they travel frequently where you may consider purchasing a full hard travel case or a partial soft case for easier storage.

Accessories -what do they normally take with them

  • Everyone has their preference as to what they carry with them on to the course and having them accessible plays into their comfort and enjoyment as well. Example – gloves, shoes, attire, cell phone, water bottle, etc.

Size

  • Determine this factor for the equipment that they own as well as for the transport to and from the place of residence to the car (how well will it fit in the car or trunk of the car), and also to and from the golf course as well as the airport. The convenience also plays into the enjoyment of this whole process.

Weight

  • If the bag is too heavy then the purpose of the bag is not as functional. Will the person be able to comfortably lift it out of the car and move it around – example – if they have a medium body build then they will be able to handle more weight that a person with a slight body build.

Sturdiness of bag

  • Every bag is different in their strength depending on their make and quality. Every year the make and model change as there are new innovations and this enables manufacturers to use newer materials that can potentially be stronger and more lightweight than their previous models.

Style

  • Manufacturers are on top of their game and are always working on coming up with different designs, better quality, enhanced features and styles will vary from year to year.

Cost of the golf travel bag

  • That all depends on you! What is your comfort price, what are you are willing to spend. The cost of the golf travel bag is a reflection of the differences in name brand, quality and features. Hard cases are usually more expensive than soft cases.