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20th August 2014, 06:39 AM   |  #1  
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Case: Diztronic Matte Black TPU Case for OnePlus One
Why: Simple, thin and sturdy, fits like a glove, soft plastic does not wear down the sandstone material unlike some hard plastic and metal cases. Black color does not show wear and jeans color.
https://tpu-cases.com/index.php?main...roducts_id=396

Screen protector: iLLumiShield Japanese Ultra Clear HD Film with Anti-Bubble and Anti-Fingerprint
Why: Best plastic screen protector I've ever used, cleaned screen with alcohol pad, dried with microfiber cloth, made screen squeaky clean with included cloth, lined up speaker grill and and camera and just let go. Perfectly cut, no static, no dust, no air bubbles, more oleophobic than the OPO's Gorilla Glass.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00JW0...ref=mp_s_a_1_1

OTG/USB MicroSD card reader: OTG to USB Micro SD Card Reader for Samsung Galaxy S2, S3, S4, Note 3, 8 Tab 3
Why: Very small, versatile, good build quality, only $5. Tested with 32GB SDHC.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/281361090555...84.m1497.l2649

Earbuds/Headset for Android: Sony MDR-XB50AP Extra Bass Earbuds
Why: Best sounding earbuds I've ever owned, emphasis on bass without compromises, microphone and Android compatible.
http://www.amazon.com/Sony-MDR-XB50A...ords=mdr+xb+50

Travel charger: AnkerŪ 2nd Gen Astro3 12000mAh
Why: Great build quality and design, comes with pouch and USB cable, actually lives up to its battery specifications, unlike many other brands. 6000mAh and 9000mAh variants are also great and affordable.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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I like that card reader.
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Thanks for the link to the Screen Protector! I'm going to check that one out, can't argue that price either! After watching K.P. Smith's YouTube video's and reading some other reviews I'm going to go for the Boxwave Blackout case, I prefer the button's cut-out personally. After that I'll update this post with my recommendations (if I like those screen protectors and case, etc.)




USB/MicroUSB MicroSD Card Reader: Meenova -- $10 - $12
Why: I backed this card reader (v1) on Kickstarter and it has never let me down. It has a solid construction for such a small device, it comes in a few different color options, has an LED that is solid when plugged in and blinks during activity, plugs directly into any MicroUSB supported phone and comes with an adapter to plug the MicroSD Card (which has a MicroUSB plug) into your regular USB port on your PC as well. The packaging is good, and the price is right. Oh and I've used this with my Sandisk UHS I 64GB MicroSDXC without any issues in my HTC One m7, Samsung Galaxy S4 Active and my OnePlus ONE!
http://www.meenova.com/


Earbuds: MEElectronics M9P In-Ear Headphones with flat cable and Microphone -- $29.75
Why: These headphones cannot be beat for the price. They are very affordable, have a very strong wire that is not easy to tear or break, they are solid, small and sound GREAT. Amazon is the easiest, but usually not the cheapest, check eBay by searching for the model number.
http://www.amazon.com/MEElectronics-...electronics+m9
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I ordered these. Those Xiaomi Pistons 2 are awesome! Highly recommended.


Dual USB car charger
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00H26JR4A/...431220_TE_dp_1

USB cable
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008DVMRXG/...431220_TE_dp_2

Xiaomi Piston 2 Headphones
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00HUNUOJW/...431220_TE_dp_1

iOttie car holder
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00JUXPHWE/...332200_TE_item

NFC tags
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00DRDZ08E/...332200_TE_item

Desktop dock
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Desktop-Sync...r=610280548984
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Added some fantastic earbuds and a sleek external battery that I've just bought.

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I like that card reader.

You can't go wrong with that price either. I'm going to buy a 64GB SDXC card and test it.

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For card readers also check out the MeeNova I got one of these when it was still a Kickstarter and I LOVE it. I recently tested it on my OPO with my Sandisk UHS I 64GB MicroSDXC and it read it no problem!

Thanks for the link to the Screen Protector! I'm going to check that one out, can't argue that price either! After watching K.P. Smith's YouTube video's and reading some other reviews I'm going to go for the Boxwave Blackout case, I prefer the button's cut-out personally. After that I'll update this post with my recommendations (if I like those screen protectors and case, etc.)

That's a really cool card reader! I'm definitely buying one

Yeah man, I previously bought some Extreme Guard and Spartan Shieldz screen protectors and they were garbage. They were horribly cut, they lie about the features, and the cut out areas wouldn't stick. I was stressing out and preparing for another battle when the iLLumiShield protectors arrived, but it was really refreshing seeing how easily it all went, save yourself the trouble man and buy them.
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Added some fantastic earbuds and a sleek external battery that I've just bought.



You can't go wrong with that price either. I'm going to buy a 64GB SDXC card and test it.



That's a really cool card reader! I'm definitely buying one

Yeah man, I previously bought some Extreme Guard and Spartan Shieldz screen protectors and they were garbage. They were horribly cut, they lie about the features, and the cut out areas wouldn't stick. I was stressing out and preparing for another battle when the iLLumiShield protectors arrived, but it was really refreshing seeing how easily it all went, save yourself the trouble man and buy them.


Awesome, thanks for the links, lol I have a Kia external battery that I got for free at the NY Int'l Car Show for just signing up for information on their new Kia K900. Can't beat free!

Yeah I had the Xtreme Guard protector on my Galaxy S4, it didn't last long at all, plus it wasn't cut right and it took them 3 tries to send me the right one. Not that I could really complain for $1.50 after some $90 off coupon code, but prior to that I was always a die hard Zagg InvisibleShield fan, they're just too pricey and I got tired of that rubbery feel to my screen.


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I ordered these. Those Xiaomi Pistons 2 are awesome! Highly recommended.

NFC tags
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00DRDZ08E/...332200_TE_item

Desktop dock
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Desktop-Sync...r=610280548984

I'm really interested in these NFC Tags - what app do you use to write them? I've never had one before and am thinking of picking this pack up!

And I saw K.P. Smith's review of this dock - it definitely looks like a good deal, but since I'm impatient I'm going to order it here on Amazon hoping it ships from within the US instead, lol http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00K0E41E2/...=IFUITJUGJV744
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I use NFC tags to automate many repetitive things. For example I have Tasker task setup to start a bunch of things then Cast my phone screen to my car Head unit.

So when I get into the car, I simply tap the NFC tag, then my phone's screen is displayed on the 7" screen in the car. Very cool stuff!

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