Case and stand

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… Read More

When we introduced you to the STM Flip for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, we mentioned that it was like a Smart Case for your iPhone.  Of course, it can’t sleep/wake your iPhone, because they don’t have those functions, but it will provide extra protection for your phone’s screen while it’s in your pocket… Read More

The PX360˚ Extreme Protection System for iPhone 6 is a rugged, impact-resistant screw-on case that provides “ultimate protection against the inevitable bumps, knocks, dings and scratches that come with an active lifestyle.”  Port covers keep dust and dirt out of the Lightning and audio jacks, and the built-in installation tool can be used as a… Read More

The iPad is great to have with you when you know you’ll be spending some time waiting.  You can read, surf, play games, or even get some work done while you’re waiting for your appointment.  When you travel with the tablet, though, you like to be sure that it’s protected from drops, bumps, and scratches… Read More

Pad & Quill have a beautiful new case for the iPhone 6 Plus.  The Bella Vida is a wallet folio that adheres to the back of the phone with a new 2-part 3M clean-release adhesive.  It’s made of American full-grain leather and constructed with french-hemmed seams for a beautifully finished look.  Inside are several card pockets… Read More

Grovemade constructed this beautiful case from Oregon Claro walnut and premium vegetable-tanned leather.  The wood frame was CNC-milled with the layout taking advantage of the strength of grain direction; it has precision-crafted corner joints and lasercut actuated walnut power and volume buttons.  The wood was all hand-sanded and stained, and then the case was wrapped with… Read More

Logitech has introduced new protective cases for both the iPad Air 2 and the mini (all three versions).  These cases also function as a horizontal stand that can hold your new iPad at any angle.  Your device is held in a rubberized frame that protects the iPad from bumps or drops; the back is clear… Read More

It’s not going to wake your iPhone when you open the cover, of course, but STM’s Flip Folio Case for iPhone 6 or 6 Plus will cover your phone like a Smart Case covers an iPad.  The Flip Folio holds the phone in a molded plastic back cover; all ports, controls, and the camera are… Read More

This Kickstarter project introduces a new case for the iPhone 6 or 6 Plus from Acme Made.  The case doesn’t have a built-in battery, but it does have a built-in Lightning cable.  The Charge Case is made of polycarbonate, and it has a carbon fiber-reinforced polycarbonate kickstand that can support the iPhone in either portrait… Read More

Brando is already offering an iPhone 6 case with a built-in backup battery.  If you order now, you can have it ready to go on your new iPhone 6 the second you take it out of the box.  The 3000mAh Power Jacket for iPhone 6 is for the new 4.7″ version.  The protective case snaps on… Read More

There are plenty of iPad cases on the market.  The trick is to select the best one or at least one that meets your needs. The Snugg has been supplying cases for various devices and I received one for the iPad mini.  I’ve been using it for a couple of weeks now, and have formed… Read More

If you’re still searching for just the right cover for your iPad mini, check out the slim folio for iPad mini from Toffee.  Toffee is an Australian company, but they offer free international shipping.  They even have a toll-free phone number for US customers.  The slim folio has a genuine leather exterior and a custom… Read More

I’m a bit fussy about the cases for my devices.  They mustn’t add too much bulk or weight, they mustn’t cover the bezel, and they must have some sort of stand functionality.  Well it looks like The Ridge from Devicewear might meet all my criteria.  Adding on only 7 mm and 4.2 ounces, the folio-style case allows… Read More

Outside, the Code Folio, the newest offering from HEX,  is covered with genuine leather and has a Moleskine-type elastic-band closure.  Inside, the molded, “soft-touch” bed fits either iPad 2 or the newest iPad.  The interior has two document pockets, card slots, and a pen holder.  There’s also a built-in hinge that works with the ridges… Read More

Although I use my iPad 2 everyday, I don’t always carry it with me when I’m out of the house.  When I do want to take it along, I usually have to carry a second bag because I don’t want to wedge it in my normal handbag that’s already loaded up with my stuff.  I’ve… Read More