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Put a Magna Doodle on Your iPhone

on Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Did you ever play with a Magna Doodle when you were younger?  You can relive your youth with the iFoolish Magic Drawing Case for iPhone 4/4S from Basic Principals.  The case is made from a coated polycarbonate, and it offers some protection with the fun.  The back of the case has a 3.7″ drawing boardRead More…


Magpul Cases Wrap Your iPhone in Tactical Style

on Thursday, April 12th, 2012

In the spirit of Act of Valor and all things tactical is the Magpul Field Case for iPhone. Made from the same synthetic rubber as the original Magpul loop, a weapon magazine made from a proprietary polymer known for its reliability and durability, the Field Case is a semi-rigid cover for your iPhone that provides protectionRead More…


Keystone ECO MarineCase Slim Waterproof Case for iPhone 4/4S

on Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

This IP58-certified Keystone ECO MarineCase from Concord Keystone protects the iPhone 4/4S from snow, rain, dust and sand.  You can use the iPhone through the clear silicone membrane on the front of the case to make calls, surf, check emails, and the like.  You can also take non-flash pictures and videos, even underwater, through theRead More…


Incipio’s iPhone 4/4S Le Deux Metal Case With Polycarbonate Frame

on Monday, March 26th, 2012

Most of you might know of Incipio.  They make great accessories and amazing cases for most of the popular mobile devices and electronics.  They have a great case for the iPhone 4/4S called Le Deux.  It’s a hybrid case made up of a polycarbonate frame and a brushed stainless steel backing.  The polycarbonate frame willRead More…


Flicker Interactive iPhone Case Review

on Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

Flicker Interactive has taken a two-pronged approach to standing out in the iPhone case landscape. Built into the back face are little “ears” that stick out to provide space for winding the cord of your earbuds around. The handles also serve to hold the iPhone in landscape mode for interactive gaming.


Twelve South’s BookBook for iPhone 4/4S Review

on Saturday, January 28th, 2012

So you just got yourself a brand new iPhone 4S, and now you’re looking for that one perfect case that will help protect it but also make it stylish at the same time.  I’ve tried many different cases for my iPhone 4S, and none has come close to my ideal case other than the BookBookRead More…


Han Solo in Carbonite Case for iPhone 4/4S

on Sunday, December 25th, 2011

I don’t know enough about Star Wars to make lots of witty remarks about Han Solo and Jabba the Hutt, but you might like this iPhone 4/4S case if you do.  The Han Solo in Carbonite case is from zazzle.  They start with a Speck Fitted Hard Shell Case for iPhone 4/4S and add aRead More…


EXOvault Belt Buckle and iPhone 4/4S Holster

on Friday, December 23rd, 2011

Here’s a case for those who can’t carry their iPhone 4 or 4S close enough to their…  umm, let’s go with heart…  The EXO7 Belt Buckle and Holster for iPhone 4/4S can either clip onto your belt (or in a pocket) or can replace your standard belt buckle.  The case is machined of either solidRead More…


Mount Your iPhone Anywhere with the Quad Lock System

on Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

Here’s another iPhone case project from Kickstarter.  The Quad Lock system from Annex Products consists of a polycarbonate case for your iPhone 4 or 4S and a series of gear-like mounts that allow you to attach your device to the wall, in your car, on your bike handlebars…  For a pledge of $25, you’ll receiveRead More…


YOUBIQ’s Gymbl Pro Grip and Tripod for iPhone 4 and 4S

on Monday, December 19th, 2011

The iPhone 4 has a pretty good camera, so you can get some nice shots.  But you’ve got to admit, it can be a bit slippery to hold while you’re taking a picture.  It’s also too narrow to sit on its own, so you can’t set it on the table to steady the camera, andRead More…


Draco Design DRACO IV Case for iPhone 4/4S Review

By: Andy Simmons
on Friday, December 2nd, 2011

It seems like every day there’s a new case out for the iPhone, and today is no different.  Today I submit for your perusal a review of an aluminum bumper-style case from Japanese design firm Draco Design, the Draco IV.  Is there enough here to differentiate it from the competition, or is it just anotherRead More…


iLID iPhone Case is Also a Wallet and Stand

on Thursday, December 1st, 2011

The iLID iPhone case is another Kickstarter project.  The iLID promises to be the world’s thinnest iPhone case and wallet.  The inside of the wallet area has a money clip, a “main bay” to hold up to 3 credit cards, key holder/memory card/sim card bay, and the lid also serves as a horizontal stand.  TheRead More…

connectdesign-DIY case

Show Off Your Crafty Side With the DIY iPhone Case

By: Andy Simmons
on Thursday, July 14th, 2011
Posted in: iPhone, iPad, iPod

One really nice thing about being an iPhone owner is that the third-party accessories market is so enormous that one is never at a loss for accessory options.  However, there is a trend in phone cases in general to lean towards the sleek and industrial or luxurious, often leaving those whose tastes tend toward theRead More…


Kapok case gives camera features to your iPhone

on Monday, June 20th, 2011

So the iPhone 4 is becoming quite popular as a camera.  Canopy appears to have seen this coming.  Check out their Kapok case for the iPhone 4.  It protects your iPhone while also adding several features that are handy for those who may use their iPhone as a camera a bit more often.  Made fromRead More…


Wool Hard Graft cases are simple, rugged, elegant

on Saturday, June 11th, 2011

Gadget cases.  Most of them are variations on a few themes—hard plastic or soft silicone.  Don’t get me wrong.  I’ve had more than a few cases for my iPhone 3GS, and I love to try out new ones.  But here’s something a bit different.  Hard Graft crafts cases for your mobile devices that are simpleRead More…


Detachable battery for the iPhone using ThirdRail case

By: I Yarom
on Saturday, May 14th, 2011

ThirdRail has introduced a product that addresses one of the common issues of the iPhone — no replaceable battery. The ThirdRail system contains of two elements, an iPhone 4 case and a smart battery. The ThirdRail case is a slim case with a unique feature, you can add a ThirdRail smart battery that will chargeRead More…


Griffin Survivor case can take your worst

on Monday, April 25th, 2011

As a phone case junkie, I like cases that are sleek and appealing to the eye.  But I have a special place in my heart for cases that are built like an armored personnel carrier.  Behold the Survivor case for iPhone 4 and iPod touch (4th gen) from Griffin Technology.  Like the granddaddy of ruggedRead More…


ElementCase Vapor Pro case for iPhone 4 Review

By: Andy Simmons
on Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Six months ago, I gladly tackled the task of reviewing one of the first machined aluminum cases for the iPhone 4, the Vapor case from ElementCase.  I found it lacking, and since that time, I’ve reviewed several other machined aluminum iPhone 4 cases, each with its own advantages and problems.  ElementCase has recently added aRead More…


“C” is for Character Case for your iPhone, iPod, iPad

on Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

I’ve been a fan of Sesame Street since childhood, and my favorite character has always been the Cookie Monster.  So when I stumbled upon these Cookie Monster and Elmo Character Cases from i.Sound, I had to share them.  Made from “food-grade silicone” (sorry, not made from cookies)  they are available for iPhone 3G/3GS and 4,Read More…


Kinetic Case iPhone 4 Case Review

By: Andy Simmons
on Monday, February 21st, 2011

Over the past several months, I’ve had the opportunity to review a handful of aluminum cases for the iPhone 4, and so far I’ve not found anything that I’ve felt could replace a good plastic/rubber bumper-style case.  The latest entrant in the machined-aluminum case is the Kinetic Case; is it more of the same, orRead More…


Fusionwerkz Raw iPhone 4 Case Review

By: Andy Simmons
on Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

Back in September, I was given the opportunity to review the ElementCase Vapor case for the iPhone 4, and I just couldn’t give it my recommendation, due primarily to the fact that it was uncomfortable to hold.  I’ve now been given the chance to review another CNC-machined aluminum case for the iPhone 4, the FusionwerkzRead More…


Selvedge Sleeves: denim hipsterwear for your stuff

on Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

Want a case for your iPhone or iPad, but hard plastic or silicone aren’t your style?  Check out Selvedge Sleeves from MS&Co.  Your iGadget fits snug in the durable denim, which also provides a soft interior for scratch protection.  Models are available for iPhone  ($28, shown at left) , iPad ($48, wool-lined), glasses ($38, alsoRead More…


Pad and Quill Announce Updates to Their Little Black Book Cases

on Saturday, November 27th, 2010

Earlier this year, I told you about some Moleskine-style cases for the iPhone from Pad and Quill, a family-owned company in Minneapolis.  The folks at that company have been busy refining the products and upgrading the materials they use.  They now use real leather for the exteriors, but they still used the birch wood frameRead More…

These pieces of foam rubber provide shock protection and insulation from the case itself

ElementCase Vapor Case for iPhone 4 Review

By: Andy Simmons
on Friday, September 24th, 2010

If ever a manufacturer has handed third-party accessories manufacturers a blank check, it was Apple with the iPhone 4.  Whereas the third-party smartphone case market traditionally sets its sights on those who want to protect or personalize their phones, the widely-publicized “Antennagate” issue has effectively ensured that practically every iPhone 4 owner will purchase aRead More…


iSkin enigma leather slip case for iPhone 3G/3GS

on Friday, June 18th, 2010

Tired of so many look-alike iPhone 3G/3GS cases?  Feast thine eyes upon the iSkin enigma case for iPhone 3G/3GS.  Features a self-locking, slip-in design with a premium Napa leather-wrapped back.  Metallic accents including a camera bezel and the front face which allows unobstructed ambient and proximity sensors and a Home Button cover.  Also allows in-caseRead More…