Whether you're buying a new gadget for yourself, finding one under the tree or giving one as a gift, there are a slew of accessories you need to get everything working smoothly. These are the must-have wires, cases, cables and other gear you need to make the most of a new device.
If you're trying to buy one of these accessories and receive it before Christmas, most of these can be ordered using Amazon Prime two-day shipping.
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Many modern Android phones, including the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8, allow you to expand your storage by inserting a microSD card. Getting a 128GB card provides the best balance between price and capacity.
If money is tight, you can save several dollars by going for a 64GB card, which should cost under $20.
Unlike the PlayStation 4 and XBox One, the Nintendo Switch is made to accompany you on your journeys. This highly-rated, hardshell case has plenty of room for your Switch, Joycons, cartridges and wires.
No matter how good its battery life, your new phone will occasionally run out of juice at just the wrong time. That's why everyone needs to carry a portable power bank.
This Jackery Power Bank is extremely light, colorful and has 6,000 mAh of energy, which is enough to charge an iPhone two or three times.
Every iPhone since the iPhone 7 has shipped without a 3.5mm headphone jack. While they come with dongles, it's easy to lose them and they can also break.
This affordable adapter has both a headphone jack and a Lightning pass-through so you can charge while you listen.
If you just got a new phone, the first thing you need is a case to protect it. Which case you should get really depends on which model of phone you have and your budget. For the iPhone X, we love this saddle leather case, but also check out our list of top cases for the iPhone X, iPhone 8, Galaxy Note 8 and Galaxy Note 8.
Whether you just got a gaming console, a new TV or a Blu-ray player, you'll need an HDMI cable for video input or output. This 6-foot, AmazonBasics HDMI cable is affordable and reliable.