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Accessorize Your BlackBerry 8310

written by: Vasanth•edited by: Simon Hill•updated: 5/11/2011

Accessorize your BlackBerry 8310 with a Bluetooth headset, screen protector, and a car mount. A backup battery, travel charger, and desktop charging station round out this list of essential accessories.

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    BlackBerry C-S2 1150mAh Standard Battery

    BlackBerry C-S2 1150mAh Standard Battery BlackBerry 8310 accessory A handy accessory to have, especially when there isn't a wall outlet nearby, is the BlackBerry C-S2 Standard Battery. It is designed to power the phone with a 1150 mAh lithium battery. On a full charge, the battery contains enough power to provide up to three hours of talk time and a standby time of 1.5 days. Before using the battery for the first time, it needs to be charged for about eight hours. The BlackBerry C-S2 1150mAh Standard Battery is available at the CrackBerry Store for $19.95.

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    Skinomi TechSkin Full Body Protector

    Skinomi TechSkin Full Body Protector BlackBerry 8310 accessory The Skinomi TechSkin Full Body Protector covers the BlackBerry 8310 in a clear film. It is designed to protect the screen, sides, back, and keyboard from damage or dirt. With this screen and body protector, you can place the BlackBerry in a bag full of items without the risk of scratches. The thermoplastic urethane film contains a layer of UV protection that prevents any yellowing of the film. The Skinomi TechSkin Full Body Protector is available at Talkie Tech for $19.95. Be warned, though, these can be difficult to apply!

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    BlackBerry Power Station

    BlackBerry Power Station BlackBerry 8310 accessory One of the most essential BlackBerry 8310 accessories on the market is the BlackBerry Power Station. It is a multi-faceted charger that features a docking port for the BlackBerry, a slot for a backup standard battery, and a charging port for a BlackBerry Bluetooth headset. Charge all three at the same time with the 1.6 amp power supply that connects to any standard wall outlet. The BlackBerry Power Station is available at CrackBerry for $19.95.

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    Travel Charger

    Travel Charger BlackBerry 8310 accessory Another option that charges the smartphone's battery is the travel charger. Connect the BlackBerry to the charger via the charging cable. The charger has foldable prongs that are compatible with any standard wall outlet. Charge the phone at home or take the travel charger with you to the office. Its compact shape makes it easy to carry and store. The Travel Charger is available at Talkie Tech for $9.95.

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    Motorola H680 Bluetooth Headset

    Motorola H680 Bluetooth Headset BlackBerry 8310 accessory Talk without holding the BlackBerry 8310 by pairing the Motorola H680 Bluetooth Headset to it. This wireless headset has a range of 33 feet so you can walk and talk away from the phone without losing the connection. On a full charge, it has a talk time of nine hours and a standby time of 300 hours. The Motorola H680 Bluetooth Headset is available at CrackBerry for $45.95.

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    Arkon CM 920 Gooseneck Mount & Universal Holder

    Arkon CM 920 Gooseneck Mount & Universal Holder BlackBerry 8310 accessory Drive without fumbling around with the BlackBerry with the Arkon CM 920 Gooseneck Car Mount. Press the BlackBerry into the holder and adjust the position of the phone by bending the flexible neck. The suction mount is designed to securely clamp onto the windshield. The Arkon CM 920 Gooseneck Mount & Universal Holder is available at CrackBerry for $19.95.

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    After buying the BlackBerry 8310 smartphone, consider adding a few of the accessories mentioned above. The Arkon car mount and BlackBerry charging station are great for holding the phone while you do other things. If you need to make hands-free calls then the Motorola Bluetooth wireless headset is a must-have.

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    References

    • CrackBerry - http://shop.crackberry.com/blackberry-curve-8310-accessories.htm
    • Talkie Teck - http://www.talkietech.com/blcu83ac.html
    • Image Credit - Images courtesy of http://shop.crackberry.com and http://www.talkietech.com