The most exhilarating part of having the Nano iPod 8 GB is buying the accessories for this gadget. Over the last couple of years the accessories market for the iPod has had immense growth. There can be no doubt on the fact that iPod dominates the field of audio digital player whether it is accompanied by its accessories or not. Some of the users go for external speakers for their 8 GB Nano ipod though it comes with earphones. This is because the speaker that is fixed internally in the iPod doesn't play any audio files. One can get to hear only beeps or warning tones from alarm clock from the internal speakers.
One can find a wide range of speakers in the market that can be connected externally which will convert the 8 GB Nano iPod in to a home theatre system. Some opt for this option as it enables them to listen to the Nano iPod even while they are working at their office.
The most sought after iPod accessory is the FM transmitter. And most of the iPod accessory manufacturers have banked in on this feature. One can also find a lot of other multipurpose accessories for the iPod like the built in dock which lets you charge your home speaker and the iPod battery. This is a best accessory for those who like to enjoy music from a live radio.
The most important investment that one has to make when it comes to iPod accessories is buy a cover or case that will protect the iPod from any scratch and help in keeping it clean. There are a lot of retailers who have stylish cases for your iPod. Another well known iPod accessory is the arm band which lets you carry your Nano iPod 8 GB when you visit your Gym. Though it's the only small accessory, the armband is one that speaks of convenience and creativity. This accessory lets you carry your iPod wherever you go be it a gym visit or when you are going for your run. You can do your workout without worrying about your iPod as it will be tucked in your armband safely. When purchasing an armband don't forget to choose one that will let you easily access the controls in your Nano iPod 8 GB.
Headphones that come with the noise reduction quality are another accessory that one can buy. One can also buy headphones that match the colour of the Nano iPod 8 GB.
Another amazing improvement is most of the automobile companies are now integrating the Nano ipod with their automobiles. The first of its kind being the BMW.
BMW launched the automobile iPod interface in 2005. The iPod Control and steering wheel was integrated along the side of radio head and control buttons. It can be safely tucked on the inside of glove compartment and can be connected to a harness that will not let it move from its place when the car speed increases or when it is travelling on bumpy or rocky roads. "I pod steering wheel" controls lets the driver shuffle or create "BMW play list". This play list can also be viewed in the small LCD that is there in the radio head of the vehicle.