Cases and covers

col-littleton-no27-28-1

We review a lot of leather products on The Gadgeteer, but out of all the companies that we deal with, the leather products from Colonel Littleton are my favorite. Their leather is the softest I've ever felt and their designs and craftsmanship harken back to a time when quality really meant something. Did I really [...]

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actionproof-bumper-for-apple-watch-9

As with any new product from Apple, a lot of third-party products have hit the market for the Apple Watch.  Because all versions of the Watch are rather expensive, many of these products have been protective equipment for Watch's screen or case.  The Bumper for Apple Watch from Actionproof is the "first bumper / shock [...]

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Posted in: Cases and Covers, Reviews, Watches and Clocks
mikol-marble-cases

If you love the look of rich marble, but you don't like the faux marble look, you're usually limited to using marble in your house.  Now you can also use real marble in these MIKOL cases for your MacBook, iPad, or iPhone 6/6 Plus.  The iPhone cases incorporate a piece of natural marble in the [...]

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Posted in: Cases and Covers, iOS, Laptops and Gear, News
bellroy-iphone-6-case

Bellroy has just introduced their first phone case for the iPhone 6.  Their are actually two models of this case: one to hold the phone plus one daily-use card and one to hold three cards.  The cases can also hold some cash and even a spare SIM card.  The case is made from flexible polycarbonate [...]

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apple-watch-premium-rugged-protection-system

The Premium Rugged Protection System from Brando is a protective, snap-on case for the Apple Watch.  The case is made of aluminum with a shock-absorbing internal core suspension system for impact protection.  The aluminum case protects the body of the watch, and the aluminum bezel protects the face.  It has openings for the Watch's buttons, [...]

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Posted in: Cases and Covers, News, Watches and Clocks
lifeproof-nuud-case-ipad-air-2

If you live with your iPad Air 2 constantly by your side or in your hands, you know that the world is full of dangers for expensive electronic devices.  The LifeProof NUUD case for the iPad Air 2 will help you keep your device safe, no matter what conditions you encounter.  LifeProof President and CEO Pete [...]

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speck-candyshell-fit-apple-watch

Speck's new Candyshell Fit for the Apple Watch is based on the dual-layer construction of their Candyshell line of cases for other devices; the hard polycarbonate outer case protects against impact and a TPU inner layer absorbs shocks.  The Fit will cover and protect your Watch, whether you are working out or just going about your day. [...]

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h2pro-waterproof-mophie-juice-pack-iphone-6

The mophie juice pack H2PRO for iPhone 6 is a external battery case, just as you expect from mophie.  It has 2750mAh, which more than doubles the battery life of the iPhone 6.  Just like other mophie cases, it can protect your phone from bumps and drops.  Unlike other mophie cases, the juice pack H2PRO meets [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Cases and Covers, iOS, News, Outdoor Gear
star-wars-cases-and-skins

Today is Star Wars Day - May the fourth - but you don't have to wait for this one day per year to show your love for Star Wars.  Skinit has a line of officially-licensed Star Wars images that you can have put on a case or skin to fit your device.  Choose from 25 [...]

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mophie-juice-pack-for-lg-g4

mophie has introduced a new juice pack protective battery case for the LG G4 smartphone.  The hardshell case is made of polycarbonate, and it has a raised bezel around the front edge to protect your screen from scratches.  Its 3450mAh battery has enough power for an 80% battery recharge for the LG G4.  Like other mophie battery [...]

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UrbanRogue10

Protecting the slabs of glass we carry around has become a focus of concern for the modern Gadgeteer. We have these devices - tablets, phones, phablets, whatever - and they only want to succumb to gravity and destroy themselves in a crash of broken glass and shattered dreams. So we find cases to protect these [...]

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Posted in: Cases and Covers, iOS, Reviews
griffin-wearables-accessories

You like getting the information your fitness tracker provides, but do you ever get tired of the way you have to wear it?  If you'd like a change from the rubber wrist band or the plastic clip-on case, check out the fitness tracker accessories that Griffin has for you.  Griffin says their wearable accessories line [...]

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Posted in: Cases and Covers, Health, Fitness, Sports, News
mophie-space-pack

Early last year, we told you about the new space pack case for iPhone 5/5s from mophie that added up to 100% extra battery life with its built-in battery and added 16-32GB extra storage to the iPhone, too.  This year, mophie is introducing space pack cases for the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and even [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Cases and Covers, iOS, News
lumee-lighted-cell-phone-case

It's a shame you have to use the front-facing camera on your phone for selfies, because that camera doesn't have a flash.  When you aren't in well-lighted places, your selfies will be lacking in detail because of the poor lighting.  The LuMee Light Up Cell Phone Case with built-in lights that shine on your face [...]

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Posted in: Camera Gear, Cases and Covers, iOS, News
waterfield-apple-watch-accessories

The time to start thinking about protective gear for an accessory is before you get the accessory, right?  WaterField has been busy designing a couple of new accessories for the upcoming Apple Watch.  The Time Travel Case for Apple Watch is a protective, padded case for the Apple Watch charger, spare watch bands, a Bluetooth earpiece, [...]

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Posted in: Cases and Covers, News, Watches and Clocks
knomo-knomad-tablet-organizer-1

Do you use your tablet at work, carrying it from meeting to meeting or between worksites?  You can carry everything in a large gear bag, but that's probably overkill if you're just walking down the hall to a conference room.  Or if you're flying, you need a compact bag that can fit all your electronic gear, [...]

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Posted in: Cases and Covers, iOS, Reviews
waterfield-designs-razor-case-1a

I've mentioned before that my husband shaves with a vintage double-edged razor, and that I created a kit with his shaving gear and other toiletries for when he travels.  (Check the links at the end of this review to read more about his travel kit.)  In the past, men had elaborate travel kits with fittings [...]

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Posted in: Cases and Covers, Reviews, Travel Gear
quirky-crossover-2

The Crossover for iPhone case consists of two silicone straps that crisscross over the back of your phone.  The corners of this x-band storage bumper case are reinforced to protect the corners of your phone, and the straps hug the back securely enough that you can slide a couple of cards or some cash under [...]

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Posted in: Cases and Covers, iOS, News
likecoolcase-carbon-fiber-iphone-6-6-plus-cases

LikeCoolCase has ultra-slim carbon fiber cases for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.  The cases are made of 100% hand-laid carbon fiber, and they are only 0.85mm thick.  The iPhone 6 case ($79) weighs only 0.42 ounces; the iPhone 6 Plus case ($84) adds 0.52 ounces.  The Carbon Fiber Case for iPhone 6 and iPhone [...]

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X-Doria-Engage-Folio-iphone-6-plus-1

As much as I love the Spigen Ultra Hybrid Case with Air Cushion Bumper for the iPhone 6 Plus case that I've been using on my iPhone 6 Plus, I'm always open to trying out other cases.  (See the "Other posts that you will enjoy" links at the end of this review to read my "How [...]

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Posted in: Cases and Covers, iOS, Reviews
surfacepad-iphone-6-6-plus

Twelve South has created luxurious jackets made of premium quality, buttery soft Napa leather for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.  The SurfacePad jackets have microfiber interiors and reinforced stitching around the perimeter for long-term durability.  They add protection and beautiful style to your phone without a lot of bulk and without completely obscuring the beauty [...]

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otterbox-iphone-6-plus-cases

Have you seen the video of an iPhone 6 Plus being bent?  After hearing reports that the phone was getting bent in people's pockets, Lew at Unbox Therapy made of video of him bending his iPhone 6 Plus.  It's pretty gruesome, and it made me start looking for more protective cases.  Otterbox, known for their [...]

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iphone-6-ultra-thin-slide-out-keyboard-case-2

Apple allows you to add new software keyboards to your device with iOS 8, but Brando allows you to add a physical keyboard to your iPhone 6.  The iPhone 6 Ultra-thin Slide-out Bluetooth Backlight Keyboard case snaps onto the back of your iPhone 6; it leaves all connectors and controls uncovered.  In addition to the [...]

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Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, Cases and Covers, iOS, News
ebay-iphone-6-post-5a

The official iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus release date was September 19, 2014 - at least for the lucky ones.  Some of us stayed up until 3:00am ET on pre-order day to place our order, and we still have to wait until October 14 to get our new iPhone 6 Plus.  While I contemplate [...]

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Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, Cases and Covers, iOS, News
marauders-map-phone-case-2

Fans of Harry Potter are sure to find the Marauder's Map case of interest.  The BeanBeanCase shop at Etsy offers this case in sizes to fit: iPhone 5/5s, iPhone 5C, iPhone 4/4S, Moto X, Samsung  Note 3, Samsung Galaxy S3, S4, and S5, and even the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.  The case [...]

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