We have talked about wallets, pens and bags. These are what I would consider everyday carry items, so let’s continue with another everyday carry item – your phone and what you use to protect it. For me, I have two carry modes, everyday and heavy travel. For my everyday mode, I am using a tech21 Impact Band. I have gone through many types of cases for my iPhone 5, some great and some not so great. I found the tech21 Impact Band after doing some research on Apple-approved phone cases. The Impact Band is a minimalistic solution for my iPhone, but is does add some nice grip and a splash of color. From a styling standpoint, the Impact Band is not my favorite (still got to go with the Just Mobile AluFrame as my fave), but from a performance and practicality standpoint, it is. For traveling, especially in wet situations, I like my Incipio Atlas waterproof case. First off let me say, I have not tried any waterproof or high-protection case that is perfect. The two issues I seem to run into mostly are sound quality and size. While the Atlas has a sound quality issue, the size and glass screen made this my go-to case. To get around the sound quality, I either use a Bluetooth headset or just plug in some headphones. With a tempered glass screen, it provides the best quality picture without the worry of plastic screens yellowing or cracking. You can find out more about the tech21 Impact Band and the Incipio Atlas by clicking on the links. So, what’s your go-to phone case?
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