iPhone Life magazine

Holiday Gifts for Women

iSkin Solo iPhone 3G/iPhone 3GS Case

$29.99; iskin.com

iSkinSoloWe don’t like to cover up our sleek and sexy iPhones, but we like paying for repairs even less. Hard-impact falls, scratches, and dirt are practically unavoidable. You need a case that protects your iPhone without making it look frumpy. Take a look at the iSkin’s Solo cases for the iPhone 3G and 3GS. They’re slim and flexible, yet offer the shock absorption you would get from a hard plastic case. These form-fitting cases are available in red, white, black, and blue. And with their ultra high-gloss finish, they always make your phone look shiny and new.

Gorillamobile for 3G/3GS

$39.95; joby.com

Gorillamobile’s flexible legs let you attach your iPhone to a variety of objects and rotate it 360 degrees for optimal viewing. Whether you want to take a photo, Gorillamobilewatch a video, or read a book, you can instantly make your iPhone a hands-free device with this neat accessory.

Mini Docking Station

$19; westelm.com

WestElmDockWhether it’s the kitchen counter or desktop, everyone seems to have a gadget-charging zone in their house. But why look at unsightly cords when you can simplify your charging needs with the Mini Docking Station? West Elm’s small charging box measures 5 x 6 x 4 inches and is available in white or espresso (dark brown). It can charge phones, MP3 players, and other mobile devices. Save counter space and give your iPhone and other tech toys a permanent home with this attractive gift.

TuneBase Direct with Hands-Free

$69.99; catalog.belkin.com

TuneBaseDirectMost car audio cables let you play music through your vehicle’s stereo system, but require a separate adapter to power the iPhone or iPod touch. TuneBase Direct connects your device to the auxiliary input (available in newer car stereos) and charges it at the same time. It also includes a handy hands-free feature that lets you answer calls while driving.

SmartShare

$14.99; griffintechnology.com

SmartShareA great little stocking stuffer, SmartShare is a headphone splitter that makes it easy to share your media with friends. Plug the cable into the audio jack on your iPhone or iPod touch (all models) and you can attach two stereo headsets to your device. It’s ideal for road trips or flights, and there’s even a slim volume control slider on each jack to allow separate volume adjustment.

AirCurve

$19.99; griffintechnology.com

AirCurvePump up the volume on your iPhone with Griffin’s AirCurve. This miniature amplifier will take the sound output from your iPhone and amplify it by ten decibels, giving the illusion that your iPhone is connected to external speakers. Who needs a big surround sound stereo when you can use this trendy, translucent, portable, mini sound system?

Functional and affordable

What’s great about these products is that they are all useful accessories that any iPhone enthusiast would appreciate. They range in price from $19 to $69, which makes them suitable for a variety of holiday-spending budgets. Functional and affordable—you can’t go wrong with these gifts!