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Turn your Gadget Smarter with Accessories

Your phone might be smart but its functioning needs to be smarter. Supriya Himanshu suggests some advanced accessories for enhancing phones, tablets and notebooks!

| Updated on: Sep 08 2011, 13:51 IST

Handling a smart phone is not that easy when the work needs to be quick and fast. But with excellent accessories around, you can well equip, enhance your gadget, and make it more functional.

Portable Hard Drive

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If you have a handy storage device that can be carried whenever you are travelling, portable hard drive makes the functioning of your gadget easier. As it operates on 'plug and play basis', portable hard drive can store hundreds of GB. And, since you want to carry the device around, the light weight portable device is a perfect option. the added feature is that they require only one data cable for the power!

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What's Special: The design of this portable accessory is sleek and light weight. The connectivity to your PC is just a USB port away!

Mini Mouse

While a touch pad and a note book are themselves handy tools when it comes to working, nevertheless, sometimes you do need to work on picture editing or selecting a chunk of text. That's a time when you need a mini mouse. Go for a mouse that is lightweight and wireless. Brands like Microsoft and Logitech have some good designs.

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What's Special:

Mini mouse is powered by battery which can be easily prolonged by simply removing its transmitter from USB port. Also, the brands are offering mouse that can work on any given surface-carpets, sofa, rugs to name a few!

Wireless Charger


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Imagine your smart touch screen gizmo goes dead in the middle of G-talk with your girlfriend! The next thing that you do is start looking for a socket for attaching your phone with a charger. Why to get into such hassles when the smart and easy-to-carry wireless charger is there? Check out the power mats or pocket size chargers to slip your mobile in. It quickly gives an extended battery life!

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What's Special? Brands like Kensington are offering handy chargers with a nice docking port. Your phone gets settled in upright position and is easy to view and work. Another brand Portronics offers a portable battery that can charge different handsets!

Tool Pouches


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While there are many pouch styles and products available in market for your tablet, phone or notebook, some brands are also offering a tool kit that can accommodate all your accessories along with your gizmo. And, if you believe in flaunting your kit, there are designer tech bags also available to go for!

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Whats Special? They kit is well divided to adjust your earphones, charger, portable hard drive and the gizmo itself.

Dock for Notebook

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Imagine carrying your notebook along with adapters to any place while commuting or travelling. Today, brands are offering portable docks that can adjust any size of the notebook. It is offered with inbuilt AC adapters so it is more like a wireless effect!

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What's Special? Toshiba offers Express port replicator advance which can adjust its size according to the notebook.

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First Published Date: 08 Sep, 12:24 IST