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Add a Polarizing Filter to Your iPhone 4/4S with the Trygger Camera Case

on Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

This is another Kickstarter project, and this one has exceeded funding goals before the end of the funding period.  The Trygger Camera Case is a bumper-style case that includes a felt-lined sliding panel on the back of the phone.  Slide the panel up to move the polarizing filter (a color-neutral polarizing film layered between twoRead More…


Chrono iPhone Case Straps you in for a Secure Grip

on Sunday, June 10th, 2012

Trying to design a better iPhone case ranks right up there with designing a better mouse trap. Everyone thinks they can do it, but only a rare few have. Most iPhone cases bore me because they all look relatively similar and have nothing that makes them stand out from all the other cases on theRead More…


Swivel ProFolio Case for the Kindle Fire Keeps Your eReader in Hand or Hands-Free

on Saturday, June 2nd, 2012
Posted in: eBook Readers, News

The Swivel ProFolio case for the Kindle Fire eBook reader from Us+U is a case that will transform itself to fit your various usage styles. A self-adjusting hand strap makes sure you can keep a firm grip as you read your favorite books. When you’re ready for some entertainment, a built in pivot gives you 360 degreesRead More…


Skinth Pocket Sheath Review

on Monday, April 30th, 2012
Posted in: Gear, Reviews

Is it just me, or does having a gadget fetish tend to spawn a second fetish for gear bags and cases? Being a gadgeteer is a slippery slope my friends, and I’m here to provide you with yet another way to spend your weekly paycheck. You’re welcome and I’m sorry. Pick one. Skinth Solutions areRead More…


Adorable: The Littlest Black Book for iPod Nano

on Saturday, April 14th, 2012

What’s cuter than the latest-gen iPod nano? The Littlest Black Book Case for iPod nano from Pad & Quill, that’s what. Like its larger brother, The Little Black Book for iPhone, it has a cover made of Italian bonded leather, provides access to all controls and ports and is made in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U. S.Read More…


Pimp your Tool Belt with Skinth Cases

on Sunday, February 26th, 2012
Posted in: Gear, News

If you have always wanted to gear up like Batman, you’re going to love these belt cases from Skinth. Skinth offers a large selection of Cordura nylon sheathes that are designed to hold a variety of gear like your phone, multi-tools, flashlights, pens, notebooks, etc. In addition to quite a few color choices, there are manyRead More…

Calypso Case_5

CalypsoCase for iPhone 4/4S Review

on Monday, November 28th, 2011

  If you are the proud owner of an iPhone 4 or the newer – and cooler – iPhone 4S, you either have figured out that you need or want a protective case or have made the conscience decision that cases are clumsy, intrusive, ugly or all three and therefore, not for you. Well, whatRead More…


ecoSnap iPhone 4/4S Case Review

on Friday, November 25th, 2011

I recently told you about the biodegradable and compostable iPhone 4/4S case from the guys who gave us the iBend iPhone and iPad stands.  The ecoSnap cases are made of organic (non-food crop) plant resins using sustainable manufacturing practices.  They even have minimal, low-impact packaging.  I thought the iBend was an ingenious stand, and IRead More…

SmartStation as work station, phone in landscape mode

GiqueGEAR Smart Station Holster/Stand Review

By: Mark Adkins
on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

The GiqueGEAR Smart Station is designed to act as a protective holster, a wallet replacement, and a workstation or stand for your smartphone. It claims to be “the ultimate home for your Android smartphone.”  As a local company, GiqueGear (pronounced ‘geek gear’, I think) already has a special place in my heart, but the claim ofRead More…


iPhone 4/4S Case Made Entirely of… Trash

on Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

The Re-Case is made of 100% recycled trash. The actual material is called POLLIBER and is a combination of reprocessed rice husks, a by product of rice farming and post-consumer thermo-plastics. Wow, that’s a mouthful! In addition to your phone, this case can also hold 1 credit card stored under the phone. The Re-Case isRead More…


United SGP Argos iPad 2 Case Review

on Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

After wanting one for what felt like forever, I finally bought an iPad 2. All I can say is that it was worth the wait. I am an unapologetic Apple fanboy (Mac user since 1988) and the iPad just makes me more impossible to be around when the discussion turns to tech. But despite theRead More…


Dress your Macbook in a warm and cozy V_Neck Sleeve

on Thursday, October 20th, 2011
Posted in: Laptops and Gear, News

We dress ourselves. We dress our kids. Those of us who are a little on the kooky side even dress our pets… So it shouldn’t be that unusual to dress our iPads and Macbooks too right? Computer Apparel is now offering the V_Neck Sleeve for iPads and 13″, 15″ and 17″ Macbooks. The V_Neck SleeveRead More…

Wallet with my phone inside

Nutshell Smartphone Wallet Review

By: Mark Adkins
on Monday, October 17th, 2011

New Zealand’s Nutshell Corporation makes a series of cases for handheld devices called “Tuff-as-Nuts”. Gadgeteer Mike Reigel verified that the name was appropriate back in 2003. They combine that reputation with an interesting fastener in a tough wallet case for your smartphone.


Wallet and iPhone 4S Case Convergence

on Thursday, October 13th, 2011

As we strive for a single device to do it all, we need a case to hold it and do everything else.  This iPhone 4S Stowaway Credit Card Hard Shell Case with Silicone Core from Incipio holds your iPhone 4S in the front and your driver’s license, cards, and some cash in a back compartment withRead More…


Bella Cases Veneta Slimmer Sleeve for iPad 2 Review

on Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Last week, I reviewed the Smart Libretto case for iPad 2 from Bella.  When I opened the package, I found they had included an extra case, the Veneta Slimmer sleeve for iPad 2.  Just like their other cases, the Veneta Slimmer is handmade in Turkey, using fine Turkish and Italian genuine leathers. The Veneta SlimmerRead More…


Bella Cases Smart Libretto for iPad 2 Review

on Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

Bella Cases offers beautiful leather cases and sleeves for Apple iPhone 4, iPad, and iPad 2.  Each case is handmade in Turkey using fine Turkish and Italian genuine leathers.  Their cases have a polished, professional look and come in a variety of colors.  When they offered their Smart Libretto case for iPad 2 to TheRead More…


Incipio iPhone 4 feather Ultralight Hard Shell Case Review

on Friday, September 16th, 2011

Do you cringe when you see another iPhone 4 that has scratches? Protecting your investment while still having a cool looking phone can be a challenge if you want to avoid a bulky case. The Incipio iPhone 4 feather Ultralight Hard Shell Case is a very light weight and non-bulky option. They sent me aRead More…


BodyGuardz Shelter iPhone 4 Case Review

on Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

There are a bazillion iPhone cases on the market and we’re here to tell you about one of them… It’s the Shelter Case from BodyGuardz, the same people that offer protective screen and body skins for Apple’s popular smartphone. Their Dry Apply Screen Protector is actually one of my favorites… but what about a fullRead More…

The InCase Origami Workstation is a well-made and thoughtfully designed case.

InCase Origami Workstation Review

on Saturday, August 13th, 2011

Carrying a keyboard for long typing sessions on a portable device can be a hassle. There are many keyboards that can connect, cases that contain keyboards, and stands that make the combination more useful. I recently purchased a case from InCase that is custom made for the Apple BlueTooth keyboard, and designed to also serveRead More…


OtterBox Blackberry Playbook Defender Series Case Review

on Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

The first thing a gadget lover usually does after purchasing a new tablet is to protect it from scratches and bumps.  Recently I purchased the Blackberry Playbook.  It’s a sturdy 7 inch tablet that came with a neoprene sleeve in the box.  But I was looking for something a bit more heavy duty.  I neededRead More…


Dock Cable Extender for the iPhone and iPod Touch

on Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

I was flipping through a CyberGuys catalog over the weekend and couldn’t help but smile when I saw the RadTech Dock Extender for the iPhone and iPod Touch. It took me back over 12yrs ago when I reviewed The Bridge for the PalmPilot. It’s true what they say, “everything old is new again…”. The DockRead More…


OtterBox Defender Series Case for the Verizon Samsung Fascinate Review

By: James Goforth
on Thursday, April 21st, 2011

A friend of mine has a Droid X phone and was showing me their new OtterBox Defender case and I was very impressed with the way it was designed. Julie was very fortunate enough to request one for me and I have been using it ever since. The OtterBox Defender Series case for the VerizonRead More…


OtterBox Commuter Series Case for the Samsung Fascinate Review

By: James Goforth
on Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

I asked Julie if she had heard of OtterBox, a friend of mine has the Droid X and he has the Defender series case from OtterBox on his phone, and it looks indestructible. When Julie told me she could get me one to review for my phone I was more than happy to do it.Read More…


Orbino announces one of the first luxury iPad 2 cases

on Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Were you as lucky as Janet to get your hands on the new iPad 2 last Friday. Yeah, me neither <sniff>. If you were lucky, you are probably shopping for cases to protect your new tablet. If you have a surplus of cash, you might consider the Padova leather case from Orbino. It incorporates theRead More…

The Pad Protector is a beautiful case.

NewerTech Pad Protector for iPad Review

on Monday, March 14th, 2011

Ten months into the iPad Era, we have a pretty good idea of what we want in a case: tilted typing mode, highly angled video mode, and secure coverage of the screen during transport. The venerable memory and Mac upgrade maker Newer Technology has entered the market with their Pad Protector, and it easily checksRead More…