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Here are products you can buy only at the Apple Store

Play-Doh Touch, Roli Blocks for music creation, and a special edition of the "Star Wars" BB-8 droid are some of the third-party products Apple exclusively sells.

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Apple sells some third-party products, like the Play-Doh Touch Shape to Life Studio, exclusively in its stores and online.

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If you're looking for holiday shopping ideas, there are some products you can get only one place -- the Apple Store.

No, we're not talking about the iPhone. We're talking about some other third-party products like the $40 Play-Doh Touch Shape to Life Studio, the $179 Roli Blocks for music creation, and the $130 Lifeprint photo printer that lets you print Apple Live Photos, GIFs or Snapchats and then view the video using an iPhone app.

Apple has always offered third-party accessories in its stores that range from iPhone cases to speakers and other products that work with Apple-made devices. Its recent Apple Store redesign highlights some of those products even more than in the past, with "windows" showing off products like the Roli Blocks that pack a music studio into a simple 4-inch-by-4-inch touchpad.


In fiscal 2016, which ended September 24, Apple made $11.1 billion, or 5.2 percent of total revenue, from "other products," which includes Apple-branded and third-party accessories, as well as Apple TV, Apple Watch, Beats products and iPods. That was up 11 percent from the previous year.

Other third-party products sold exclusively by Apple include:

  • Osmo Commerce Game Kit for iPad
  • Ubtech Jimu Robot Meebot Kit
  • Battle-Worn BB-8 Droid with Force Band by Sphero (comes with a collector's tin that's available only with this product at Apple)
  • SteelSeries Nimbus Wireless Gaming Controller
  • Belkin Valet Charge Dock for Apple Watch and iPhone
  • IK Multimedia iKlip Grip Pro Multifunction Camera Stand
  • i.am+ BUTTONS Bluetooth Wireless Headphones
  • Ultimate Ears UE BOOM 2 Wireless Speaker (multicolor and black & gray)
  • Parrot Swing and Flypad Minidrone (white)
  • Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones in ultra violet

If you're looking for an Apple product you can't get anywhere else, there's always the new $299 coffee-table photo book "Designed by Apple in California." (If you want the mini version, it will set you back $199).

Check out our slideshow to see what gifts you can nab only at the Apple Store.