The best accessories for your new tablet

Nexus 9

Google and HTC have teamed up to create the 8.9-inch Nexus 9, and it's a beauty. If you've just got your hands on one, make sure you check out these fantastic accessories.

Nexus 9 Keyboard Folio

£110 ($129, around AU$211)

Nexus 9 Keyboard Folio

This case comes with a built-in keyboard

Simply attach the Nexus 9 Keyboard Folio to the Nexus 9 via the magnetic attachment and the case automatically pairs via Bluetooth. Once attached you can fold the case into two angles, letting you comfortably work on the included mechanical keyboard or watch movies when you're tired of working.

The case will protect your Nexus 9's screen from damage and you get a huge amount of battery life from a single charge.

Nexus 9 Magic Cover

£35 ($34.91, around AU$67)

Nexus 9 Magic Cover

It might not really be magic, but this cover is certainly clever

HTC's Magic Cover for the Nexus 9 attaches magnetically to the tablet, making attaching and removing it a piece of cake. The clever origami-inspired design offers plenty of uses.

For example if you want to take a photo with the cover on, simply flip the corner that covers the camera and the camera app will start up automatically. You can also fold the case in a number of ways to use it as a comfortable stand for the Nexus 9.

JBL Flip 2 Portable Wireless Speaker

£49 (around $77, AU$94)

JBL Flip 2 Portable Wireless Speaker

Get the tunes blasting out with this cool speaker

Hook up your new Nexus 9 to these great sounding speakers by simply tapping the Nexus 9 on the JBL Flip 2. Using NFC (Near Field Communication), the devices will pair via Bluetooth automatically.

You're then ready to wirelessly blast out your tunes, with these portable speakers offering excellent wide-range audio. With the built in battery you'll be able to take these speakers out and about with you to share you music wherever you go.

Mophie Powerstation Battery

£64.71 ($79.95, around AU$123)

Mophie Powerstation Battery

Recharge your Nexus 9 wherever you are

Don't get caught out when your Nexus 9 runs out of juice and there isn't a power socket in sight. The Mophie Powerstation Battery can be charged at home, then taken out and about with you.

When your Nexus 9 needs more juice, just plug it in to the Mophie Powerstation Battery and it will quickly charge your device. The sleek, soft-touch finish makes it easy and comfortable to carry around with you.

SteelSeries Free Wireless Gaming Controller

£47.46 ($39.99, around AU$90)

SteelSeries Free Wireless Gaming Controller

Get your game on with this controller

Transform your Nexus 9 into a portable games console with the excellent SteelSeries Free Wireless Gaming Controller.

Accurate buttons and physical thumbsticks allow for precise controls so that playing games on your Nexus 9 has never felt so responsive. If you love gaming on the go with your Nexus 9, you'll love this controller.

Matt Hanson
Managing Editor, Core Tech

Matt is TechRadar's Managing Editor for Core Tech, looking after computing and mobile technology. Having written for a number of publications such as PC Plus, PC Format, T3 and Linux Format, there's no aspect of technology that Matt isn't passionate about, especially computing and PC gaming. Ever since he got an Amiga A500+ for Christmas in 1991, he's loved using (and playing on) computers, and will talk endlessly about how The Secret of Monkey Island is the best game ever made.