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Equalizer case for iPhone 5/5s

on Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Although the lights on the back of this iPhone 5/5s case look like an equalizer display, they don’t actually react to specific frequencies and the max levels are pre-set.  They will react to any music or ambient sound, and they look cool and add interest to what would normally be a plain, black cover overRead More…


mophie juice pack air for iPhone 5/5s review

on Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

I tend to keep my iPhone 5 charged, but both my husband and daughter tend to let their batteries die.  I’m tired of paying cell phone bills for phones that aren’t even available to call part of the time, so I decided to do something about it.  I couldn’t get a separate battery pack, becauseRead More…


Prong PocketPlug charger-case for iPhone review

on Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

With the always-online connectivity of smartphones these days, the folks making chargers are trying to keep up as much as those developing better battery chemistry. If you’re one who can’t quite make it through the day on a full charge, or if you travel and need to take along a charger, you’ve probably been irritatedRead More…


PureGear Retro Game Cases provide battery free gaming to your Samsung Galaxy S4

on Thursday, July 4th, 2013

The Retro Game Cases from PureGear add battery free fun to the Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone, while also providing added protection. You have a choice between 3 styles/games: Groovy – concentric maze in blue and green. Amazing – labyrinth style maze in turquoise and red. Undecided – combination of pinball and the Magic 8 BallRead More…


New Samsung Galaxy S4 cases that won’t make you broke

on Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

We’ve all been there… We spend all of our “fun” money on a shiny new phone and then realize we don’t have enough money left to buy a case to keep it looking shiny and new. The SUPCASE Unicorn Beetle Series Premium Hybrid Protective Case may have a crazy name, but it doesn’t have aRead More…


X-Doria cases will protect your shiny new Samsung Galaxy S4

on Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

If you are looking forward to getting a new Samsung Galaxy S4 Android smartphone, you’re also probably looking forward to finding a case to protect your new phone. X-Doria’s new Dash Icon and Dash Pro cases might be a good choice to consider. The Dash Icon snap-on covers feature unique fabric textures over a  hardRead More…


Powis iCase mini iPad mini case review

on Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

When it comes to cases for your favorite gadgets, it’s always tough finding the absolute perfect one that ticks all your must-have boxes. I’ve been on a quest to find a case that will protect my iPad mini while it’s in my gear bag. I’ve been through several so far (see related links at theRead More…


Saddleback Leather Company now offering an iPad Mini case

By: Paul Grunwald
on Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Saddleback Leather Company has released the iPad Mini case (affiliate links).  It has a hand strap on the inside cover for holding your iPad in a one-hand grip.   The cover also folds back to make a stand.   It is made from the same fine leather and industrial heavy-gauge marine-grade thread as their other products.Read More…


Kensington iPad mini Cover and Stand review

on Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

On my quest to find the perfect iPad mini case, my latest candidate is the Kensington Protective Cover and Stand. At first glance it looks similar to a lot of the other cases we’ve reviewed lately (see related reviews section below). Will this be my new favorite iPad mini case? Maybe. It has 2 pluses and 1 minus. Let’s seeRead More…


Col. Littleton No. 23 iPad Portfolio review

on Friday, February 1st, 2013

One of my most-used review items is the Colonel Littleton No. 1943 Navigator Bag that I take with me daily. But there are times when I do not want or need to take all my gear with me. When I do not want the weight, need the shoulder to carry something else, or am going fromRead More…


Booq Bags Booqpad mini iPad mini case review

on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

The Booqpad mini iPad mini case from Booq Bags is the latest iPad mini case to show up on my door step.  This time it’s a folio style case complete with a notepad and pen holder. Let’s take it for a spin.


WaterField Designs CitySlicker iPad mini case review

on Saturday, January 19th, 2013

It’s no secret that I am a big fan of San Francisco based WaterField Designs bags and accessories. I’ve been carrying one of their zippered wallets for over 7 years and have yet to find another one that I like better. That’s why I was more than happy to accept their offer to review their newRead More…


KHOMO Super Slim Smart Cover iPad mini case review

on Thursday, January 17th, 2013

The other day Janet and I were talking about cases, and I mentioned that I loved the Amazon case for the Kindle Paperwhite and wished there was one just like it for the iPad mini. Janet went into research mode and sent me links to all kinds of cases trying to find one that I’dRead More…


Bear Motion Brazilian Buffalo Leather Folio iPad mini case review

on Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

When Apple released the details about the iPad mini, I was underwhelmed to say the least. I had no intentions of buying one and even said as much in my mid-life tech crisis gadget diary post last Fall. But then Janet and Dave kept talking about their minis and I finally caved and bought oneRead More…


eBay slim magnetic smart cover hard case stand for Google Asus Nexus 7 Tablet review

on Thursday, November 1st, 2012

  When I received my Nexus 7,  I knew I wanted some sort of  cover. I know it’s a pity to cover up such slim and sleek items, but you do have to protect them while you’re out and about, or it’s thrown into your gadget bag.  It actually fit really well into my LeatherbackRead More…


Seidio OBEX waterproof & impact-proof Samsung Galaxy S3 case begins shipping

on Saturday, October 27th, 2012

Seidio’s OBEX case for the Samsung Galaxy S3 will keep your Android smartphone protected from dust, water and drops. The OBEX is made of durable materials that will not interfere with radio signals, Bluetooth or NFC (Near Field Communication). Its drop protection exceeds military standards and the built in screen protector protects the display without hinderingRead More…


MyBat iPhone and Samsung Galaxy S3 cases are spooky

on Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

With Halloween just around the corner, here are a few spooky cases from myBat for your iPhone 4/4S and Samsung Galaxy S3 to consider. These cases have a two layer design that includes a soft rubberized base skin and then a hard plastic snap-on cover that provides the spooky details. Choose from the Spiderbite or the SkullcapRead More…


Waterfield Designs Tablet Travel Case review

on Friday, October 19th, 2012

The Tablet Travel Case from Waterfield Designs is a small padded bag made to fit a small tablet and all the associated peripherals you need while you’re travelling. It’s rain-resistant and can easily be thrown into another backpack, purse or gadget bag.  It’s a way of keeping all your bits and bobs organised and closeRead More…


Treegloo Nexus 7 Case – Woodn’t you like one?

on Friday, October 5th, 2012

Want a case for your Nexus 7, iPad 2/3 or Kindle Keyboard that’s just that little bit different?  Treegloo might be for you.  Custom-made and handcrafted using environmentally friendly and sustainable materials, Treegloo offers 10+ cover colors, 27 interior designs, 6 frame finishes and 4 closure options. Creating a unique case that fits your personality shouldn’t be tooRead More…


BoxWave GeckoGrip Samsung Galaxy S3 Case Review

on Saturday, September 29th, 2012

I normally don’t use a case on my phone. But my latest phone (Samsung Galaxy S3) feels too plasticy (technical term, look it up) and slippery. I’ve been trying to find the thinnest back cover that adds grip without a lot of bulk. BoxWave offered to send me their GeckoGrip case, I accepted and haveRead More…


Acer Foldable Case Stand for Iconia A500/101 Review

on Thursday, August 16th, 2012

I was walking through  an electronics store the other day when I just happened to see the above case in a markdown bin.  It’s an Acer foldable case stand for their Acer A500/101 (Barcode: 4717276489618). Now the Acer Iconias just happens to be about the same size as my Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet, so I triedRead More…


EDGE design Alfa iPhone 4S Case Review

on Sunday, August 5th, 2012

California based EDGE design gives iPhone 4S owners who don’t want their phones to look like all the other iPhones out there, another way to customize them. Their Alfa case pairs an aluminum frame with a polymer band to create a unique look without compromising signal strength like some metal cases do. Let’s take a closer look.


Oberon Design Adds Covers for the Google Nexus 7 Tablet

on Saturday, August 4th, 2012

Protect your new Google Nexus 7 tablet with a great looking leather book style cover from Oberon Design. Made of thick leather and available in 26 different designs and several colors, these covers are head turners. The Nexus is held inside the case with elastic bungee cords and the cover is held closed with a pewterRead More…


Seidio ACTIVE and SURFACE Samsung Galaxy S III Cases Review

on Sunday, July 22nd, 2012

Congrats on buying that brand new Samsung Galaxy S III. Now you probably want a case to protect it. I have 2 cases from Seidio for your consideration. They are the ACTIVE and SURFACE cases, which are available in multiple colors, with or without belt holsters and one even comes with a kickstand.


HEX Stealth Case for iPhone 4/4S Incorporates Touch-to-Pay Feature

on Saturday, July 21st, 2012

The Stealth Case for iPhone 4/4S from HEX incorporates a compartment that holds an RFID-enabled card to make touch-to-pay available with a touch of your iPhone case.  The Stealth is made of polycarbonate and is available in either black or white with a matte finish.  Inside is a compartment to hold an RFID-enabled card; shieldingRead More…