Cases and Covers

News, reviews and articles about cases and covers for phones, tablets and more.

Speck Presidio magnetic mount case and Scosche MagicMount Pro Charge review

Wireless charging is one of the reasons I upgraded to the iPhone X, but I could not sacrifice my magnetic car mount just to charge my phone. Speck must have known of my dilemma because their new Presidio mount case for the iPhone X is made for magnetic mounts like the Scosche MagicMount Pro Charge, …

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Make your MacBook stand out in a crowd

Toast is usually known for their beautiful wood cases and covers for laptops, phones, and tablets, but they are offering something different this time.  They have produced beautiful leather covers for 13″ MacBook Air, 13″ MacBook Pro (with or without the touch bar), and the 15″ MacBook Pro (with or without the touch bar). They …

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Sena Vettra Folio 360 Rotating leather iPad Pro 12.9 case review

The iPad Pro 12.9″ is a great device.  It has a beautiful screen, works beautifully with the Pencil, and could serve as a laptop replacement for many.  But it’s bigger and heavier than other iPads, as you would expect, which means you’re likely to want a stand for it sometimes.  Sena, known for their leather …

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Snow Lizard SLXTREME 8+ iPhone case review

As Apple releases new products, case manufactures rush to add protection and fashion. Some add charging. I was recently sent a case that not only allows plugging into a charger but also has solar cells to charge your phone! It’s called the SLXtreme 8+ (because it’s from a company called Snow Lizard and is for the …

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Protect your Apple Watch from drops with this Catalyst

This Impact Protection Case from Catalyst protects your Apple Watch with an “innovative truss cushioning system combined with a proprietary rubber polymer blend to increase the drop specification to 9.9ft/3m (only for corners drops).  This drop protection meets Military standard 810G. The case covers the Watch’s case and incorporates Catalyst’s patented digital crown button to protect the button, …

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Protect your AirPods with a PodPocket

You’ll keep your AirPods safely at hand in the PodPocket.  The silicone pocket is precision-molded for a close fit to the AirPods case, ensuring that the case won’t slip out.  The high-grade silicone is thick for extra protection, but it still weighs only 0.96 ounces. The pocket has a reinforced key ring hole and a …

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Protect your iPhone X with the Mod-3 Radius X ultra-minimal case

A couple of years ago, The Gadgeteer reviewed the Mod-3 Radius case for iPhone 5, and Andy Chen found it was a “super-sleek, minimal way to protect your iPhone 5 while preserving the sleek modern lines and feel of a ‘naked’ iPhone.”  Well, Mod-3 is back again with a Radius case for the iPhone X. …

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Bellroy introduces Pencil Cases and Classic Pouches

Known primarily for their high-quality, thoughtfully-designed wallets (several of which have been reviewed here at The Gadgeteer), Bellroy has recently launched a line of cases pouches. Intended to store and organize your smallish items, the YKK-zippered pouches are made from either Leather Nubuck leather or Soft-woven Polyester, available in multiple colors and in three sizes: …

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DockCase MacBook sleeve with built in USB C hub review

I love my 12″ MacBook that I bought as a refurb from Amazon a couple years ago. It’s the perfect size and the perfect weight for everyday use and especially for travel. I actually downsized from a 13″ MacBook Pro just to get a smaller and lighter machine. But downsizing also meant that I would have to …

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EasyAcc has your Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ covered

Samsung officially announced their next best selling phones in Barcelona, Spain at the 2018 Mobile World Congress (MWC) this past Sunday. The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ have a few updates to the Samsung Galaxy S8 series of phones from last year, but one thing hasn’t changed. The new Galaxy phones are expensive and most people …

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Phoozy protects your phone from extreme heat, cold, drops, scratches, and it even floats!

Looking not unlike an astronaut sleeping bag for your phone, Phoozy (cute name) claims to also have space-age powers.  Namely, that “It provides military grade protection from the sun, heat, cold, and shock while also providing float protection.”  It is literally made from materials that are used to protect astronauts from the extreme environments of …

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Manhattan Portage Pen Cases: compact, protective, durable affordable

Here at The Gadgeteer, we appreciate good gadget storage and transportation devices and pen/pencil cases are no exception.  If you are familiar with Manhattan Portage, you know that they offer high-quality, well-built and durable bags, backpacks, cases and other accessories at reasonable prices.  Recently I stumbled upon Manhattan Portage’s Pen Cases.  Built from 1000D CORDURA® Classic …

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