iPhone cases that do more than protect your iPhone

Uncategorized | Sunday December 15 2013 4:45 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

iPhone cases that do more than protect your iPhone

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If you’re going to diminish the beauty of your iPhone by covering it with a case, it seems like that case should do more than merely protect the phone from the perils of gravity. Surely case makers can outfit their wrappers with useful amenities like can openers, welding torches, and java dispensers. (iKeurig, anyone?)

Okay, maybe those examples are a little extreme, but there are some iPhone (more…)

Festive iPhone cases light up when you get calls, alerts

Uncategorized | Tuesday December 3 2013 11:54 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

Festive iPhone cases light up when you get calls, alerts

Your iPhone won't flash constantly, but it will light up in this cool way every time you get a phone call or an alert.

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Does your iPhone case merely protect your iPhone ? Bo-ring!

Why not spruce things up a bit with a case that combines protection with festive, blinky coolness? That’s the idea behind this line of VanD flashing iPhone cases.

Available in a variety (more…)

Best iPhone 5S and iPhone 5 cases

Uncategorized | Wednesday September 18 2013 7:46 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , ,

Best iPhone 5S and iPhone 5 cases

Some of the 'old' iPhone 5 cases work with the 5S just fine, some don't.

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With the iPhone 5S now available, the onslaught of new cases for it is in full swing. True, many of the “old” iPhone 5 cases (several of which are still in this round up) fit the new iPhone 5S just fine because the iPhone 5’s design is very close to the iPhone 5S’.

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Apple to offer color cases for iPhone 5C, 5S

Uncategorized | Saturday September 7 2013 5:26 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , ,

Apple to offer color cases for iPhone 5C, 5S

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Owners of the new iPhone 5C and 5S will be able to buy color cases from Apple .

The iPhone maker announced today that it will sell a lineup of “color reveal” cases to blend with the colors of the iPhone 5C and 5S.

Made of silicon with a microfiber lining, the 5C cases have cutouts in the lower half so that much of the phone’s body still shines through. You can choose a color that matches (more…)

iPhone 5C cases pop up on Amazon

Uncategorized | Thursday July 25 2013 9:56 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , ,

iPhone 5C cases pop up on Amazon

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Future buyers of Apple ‘s rumored low-cost iPhone can potentially find a host of cases awaiting them on Amazon.

Available for preorder, the Elago S5C Slim Fit 2 cases specifically list the iPhone 5C as part of their names. A few of the cases promise to be in stock on August 23, while others show a date of August 26. The regular cases sell for $9.99, while the editions that (more…)

Top waterproof iPhone 5 and iPhone 4/4S cases

Uncategorized | Sunday May 26 2013 9:35 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , ,

Top waterproof iPhone 5 and iPhone 4/4S cases

Lifeproof's $80 Fre case is the leading waterproof case for iPhone 5, but it has several competitors.

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Waterproof smartphone cases used to be bulky, ungainly contraptions, but they’ve been trimming down lately.

That said, building a truly waterproof case is not easy (a waterproof case is defined as one that can be fully submerged underwater for at least 30 minutes). Often (more…)

Speck goes glam with new iPhone 5 cases

Uncategorized | Saturday April 6 2013 6:45 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

Speck goes glam with new iPhone 5 cases

The new SmartFlex Shine for iPhone 5 comes in 3 colors (click image to enlarge).

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While Apple is rumored to be just a few months away from releasing a new iPhone — or iPhones, depending on what you believe — accessories makers are still busy releasing new cases for the Apple ‘s existing products.

Speck reps stopped by our offices in New York to show off some of their new products, which (more…)

Speck and others prep Samsung Galaxy S4 cases

Uncategorized | Wednesday March 13 2013 3:41 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

Speck and others prep Samsung Galaxy S4 cases

Speck's new S4 cases will come in a variety of colors (click image to enlarge).

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Now that Samsung’s Galaxy phones have achieved iPhone -like popularity, accessory makers are quick to get in on the action as soon as a new model is unveiled.

Several case makers, including Speck, Cygnett, and Otterbox, have announced that they’ll have new cases available for the Galaxy S4 around the (more…)

Best iPhone 5 cases

Uncategorized | Friday February 22 2013 10:47 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , ,

Best iPhone 5 cases

Update, February 27, 2013: Dropped 5 cases and added 5, including ones from Case Scenario, G-Form, Newer Technology, Skech, and Tech21.

The iPhone has been out a while, but new cases for it keep arriving.

The Moshi iGlaze Armour in bronze.

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What’s the best one? Very hard to say. The problem is that everybody has different tastes in cases. And, (more…)

Top new iPhone 5 cases at CES 2013

Uncategorized | Thursday January 3 2013 11:30 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , ,

Top new iPhone 5 cases at CES 2013

ZeroChroma was showing the new translucent version of its Theater-Stand 360 case at CES.

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LAS VEGAS–Apple may not be at CES, but accessories for its products seem to be everywhere.

I went out in search of new iPhone 5 cases, including extended battery cases, which a lot of readers have been asking about. Alas, Mophie still isn’t ready to introduce its popular battery case (more…)

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