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Some of Rich’s top Android accessory picks:

Every month Rich is on the lookout for unique, affordable and useful gadgets he calls his Favorite Things. This time he found some great accessories Androids.

Ravpower Wireless Charger: $40

Wireless charging is built in to many Android devices, but you need an accessory to activate it. The Ravpower Wireless charger plugs into a USB outlet and wirelessly juices up your Qi enabled phone–just lay your Android smartphone on top.

Giik audio cable: $30

If your car has an aux jack, but no bluetooth, there’s still a way to talk hands free through your speakers. A cable from Giik adds a microphone inside your dash, so you can put your phone down and still chat.

It’s inexpensive and simple to set up with no pairing necessary. Just plug it in and you’re ready to talk.

Leef Bridge 3.0: $18

Need a fast way to transfer large files to and from your android phone? Check out the leef bridge 3.0!

It’s like a flash drive made just for your Android. Use it to quickly transfer pictures, videos, and more without cables or the cloud. Storage sizes range from 16 to 64 GBs.

Bracketron TruRunner: $20

Bracketron’s TruRunner is a modern day take on the “fanny pack.” It holds your phone and more so you can free your hands and concentrate on racking up the miles on the trail. It’s universal and fits various devices combine it with bluetooth headphones and you’re off.

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