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New cases from Oberon Design turn your phone into a work of art

on Friday, April 18th, 2014

I’ve owned a few leather items from Oberon Design over the years, and I’ve found them all to be exquisitely crafted, sturdy, and made of quality materials.  I still have the first item a received from Oberon – a black leather handbag that was a Mother’s Day gift many years ago – and it stillRead 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…


Beautiful Sena cases are still available for the iPhone 4/4S

on Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Are you still using your perfectly fine iPhone 4/4S?  If you’d like a high quality, beautiful leather case from Sena for it, you’ll be happy to know they are still available.  It seems Sena is clearing them out, though, because the price for these cases is now only $19.99 each.  There’s a variety of stylesRead More…


Rhino Shield is tougher than a Gorilla

on Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

The Gorilla Glass screens on iPhones are tough, but they aren’t invincible, so many people like to add a layer of protection to the screens.  Many screen protectors are designed to protect more against scratching than impacts, but the Rhino Shield MK2 has a “shock-damping layer is able to take at least 5 times theRead More…


This iPhone dock has a “slap-happy” snooze bar

on Friday, September 27th, 2013

There are a lot of docks out there that allow you to use your iPhone as an alarm clock, but Snooze from DistilUnion says their working snooze bar separates them from the pack.  The body of the dock is made of maple wood; the snooze bar is made of a rubbery material with an internalRead More…


Forget the charging cable and wall wart with the PocketPlug case

on Thursday, September 5th, 2013
Posted in: Cases, Covers, News

Just as the title says, you’ll be able to skip carrying around the charging cable and wall wart for your iPhone or Samsung Galaxy SIII when you use the PocketPlug case.  Prong has designed a polycarbonate case with the “most advanced charging technology on the market to ensure a super fast charge in the mostRead More…


An iPhone case/clip/wallet for the Day of the Dead

on Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

I’ve always loved those little decorated sugar skulls that are used in the celebration of the Day of the Dead.  This case from Joshua Harker uses that iconic image in an iPhone case for iPhone 4/4S or iPhone 5.  The Crania Revolutis case is a bumper-style case with the decorative skull added to the back.Read More…


Star Wars cases for iPhone 4/4S and 5

on Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

May the iPhorce be with you!  Or May the fourth be past you? (Ooh yes, that was terrible!) Add some geektastic fun to your iPhone 4/4S or 5 by covering it with one of these Star Wars limited edition cases. You can choose from C-3PO, Chewbacca (even has fur on it), Darth Vader, or R2-D2.  TheyRead More…


The Reyneau iPhone Case Wallet shows your personality while protecting your identity

on Monday, April 15th, 2013

We’ve featured several “go to lunch” wallets that can hold your phone, ID, and some cash and that allow you to run quick errands without having to lug around a huge bag.  But what if you think those wallets are still too big?  Well, you can forget the wallet that holds a phone and lookRead More…


Twelve South SurfacePad case for iPhone

on Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

The SurfacePad case for iPhone from Twelve South reminds me of the Flip Cover Case for the Samsung Galaxy S3 phones.  The SurfacePad is made of “luxury Napa leather”, and it glues to the back of your iPhone with a removable, repositionable adhesive.  As you can see from the image, you can fold the coverRead More…


Chisel out some space for an iPad mini or iPhone charging dock

on Friday, January 4th, 2013

These charging docks from iSkelter look like no others I’ve seen.  The Chisel docks for iPad mini, iPhone 4/4S, or iPhone 5 are made of bamboo.  Space for the device has been “chiseled” out of the block of wood, and a channel controls the charging cable to prevent tangles.  The stands can be used horizontallyRead More…


You can be part of the action with MirrorCase for iPhone 4/4S

on Thursday, December 27th, 2012

With the iPhone 4/4S built-in cameras, you never find yourself without a camera anymore, but you’ll probably find yourself blocked from what’s happening with the iPhone in front of your face.  The MirrorCase for iPhone 4/4S lets you hold the phone in the more natural, horizontal orientation, so you can see what’s happening around youRead More…


Senre Design Hand Strap Case for iPhone 4/4S

on Thursday, December 20th, 2012

This new case from Senre Design is for the iPhone 4/4S. The Hand Strap iPhone Case  is a snap-on back cover that adds a comfortable strap to the back; slip your fingers under the strap for a secure, one-handed grip.  The case rises above your screen to protect it even if you should lay yourRead More…


iPhone Wrist Strap

on Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

I read recently that the little wrist strap was added to the newest version of the iPod touch to make it easier/safer to use as a camera.  I think more people probably use an iPhone as a camera, so where’s the optional wrist strap for them?  Photojojo has it, at least for the iPhone 4/4SRead More…


T8 Announces Storm Wallet Cases and Zephyr Lanyards for iPhone 4/4S

on Friday, September 28th, 2012

I know you’re thinking that the iPhone 5 is out now, so what’s with the iPhone 4/4S accessories?  But a lot of people are still using these iPhones, and Apple is still offering them at discounted prices, so people are still going to want cases for them.  Well, T8 Cases is introducing the Storm iPhoneRead More…


uNu Ex-Era Modular Battery Case for iPhone 4/4S Review

on Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

One thing I’ve noticed about my iPhone 4 is that the battery drains at a much faster rate than the batteries in my old dumb phones did.  This is especially true now that I keep Bluetooth turned on all the time to keep the iPhone connected to my V-Tech Bluetooth home phone.  There’s nothing worseRead More…


Protect Your iPhone’s Screen with the Aegis

on Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

Most cases protect the sides and backs of your iPhone 4/4S, but they usually leave the screen open and vulnerable.  The Aegis for iPhone 4/4S from TopKase has a shutter that slides over the screen when you aren’t using the phone.  The case and the shutter are made of anodized aluminum, with eight internal shock-absorbingRead More…


DRACOdesign DRACO IV EVO for iPhone 4/4S Bumper Review

on Monday, August 6th, 2012

Bumper style “cases” are a way to customize your iPhone, without adding a lot of unnecessary bulk. Most bumper cases are made of plastic because the ones made of aluminum and other metals can negatively impact signal strength. The DRACO IV EVO bumper from DRACOdesign is a hybrid bumper which combines aluminum and polycarbonate to give youRead 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.


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…


100% Waterproof Case Lets You Take Underwater Photos with Your iPhone

on Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Each Endurance Protective Case for iPhone 4/4S from driSuit Technologies has been tested under 5 meters of water for one hour before it’s sold to ensure it meets the IP-68 standards for water exposure.  The case has a hard exterior with a soft interior to provide protection against drops and shocks, too.  There’s a waterproofRead More…

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…


mophie juice pack PRO Protects and Charges Your iPhone 4/4S

on Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

In the past, getting ruggedized protection for your phone meant giving up cases with built-in battery extenders.  Now, with the juice pack PRO from mophie, you can have both.  The 2500mAh built-in battery, the largest ever included in a juice pack, can be used to constantly keep your iPhone 4 or 4S topped off atRead More…


Tech21 Impact Band for iPhone 4/4S

on Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

I used Apple’s Bumper Case for ages on my iPhone 4.  I liked it, but what I really wanted was a bumper-like case that also covered the back.  Tech21 somehow read my mind and produced the Impact Band for iPhone 4/4S.  The Impact Band is made of TPU with a soft-touch finish.  A band ofRead More…


Is the X-Doria Cubit Case for iPhone 4/4S Also a Toy?

on Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

The Cubit Case from X-Doria fits iPhone 4 or 4S.  The body is shatterproof polycarbonate, available in black or white.  The back of the case has an open grid that can be filled with colored TPU squares that are decorative and cushioning.  The squares can be arranged as desired.  Someone suggested this was a goodRead More…