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.