Best Apple Gadgets at CES 2021

Groundbreaking tech coming to market this year from the Consumer Electronics Show.

In the 151st episode, David and Donna share the most useful and innovative iPhone tech they found at the Consumer Electronics Show 2021, from rollable phones to MagSafe car mounts.

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All product names and prices in this list are as accurate as possible, but may change as manufacturers bring them to market.


Smartphone Tech

  • LG Rollable Phone (TBD, Available 2021)



Car Gear


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Author Details

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Author Details

Donna Schill

Donna Schill is the Editor in Chief of iPhone Life magazine and is a journalist with ten years of experience in writing, reporting, and producing multimedia content. In her eight years at iPhone Life, she has produced over 15 in-depth guides and 20 issues of iPhone Life magazine, along with countless articles, podcasts, and blog posts. Aside from managing the editorial team and outside contributors, Donna co-hosts the iPhone Life Podcast, teaches online iPhone educational courses, and enjoys reporting on live Apple events.

Donna began her career as a newspaper reporter before joining the iPhone Life team, where she pairs her penchant for storytelling with her love of Apple products. She's the proud owner of an iPhone 11 Pro and Apple Watch Series 4 and is a defender of AirPods as the best wireless earbuds.

Donna holds a master's degree from the University of Iowa School of Journalism & Mass Communication and earned her undergraduate degree in Media & Communications from Maharishi International University. Her writing has appeared in the Cedar Rapids Gazette, Little Village Magazine, Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism, the Fairfield Ledger, and the Iowa Source, and she was a researcher for American journalist Claire Hoffman's memoir, Greetings from Utopia Park. She is also the host and executive producer of a feminist podcast, Thread the Needle (