Cases and Covers

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

Thyrm PyroVault Lighter Armor review

REVIEW – The Thyrm PyroVault Lighter Armor does what it says on the tin. The PyroVault is a rugged housing that accepts most Zippo-style inserts (either liquid fuel or butane). What is it? The Thyrm PryoVault is a ruggedized weather-resistant case for liquid and butane fueled Zippo®-compatible lighter inserts. What’s in the box? The PyroVault …

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Hitcase Splash and TrueLUX iPhone lens bundle review

REVIEW –  Advances in technology and increased memory capacity means more people carry iPhones that are expensive to replace and that contain invaluable content. The Hitcase is a low-profile case that is compatible with magnetically mounted TrueLUX lenses, and provides protection from water and drops. Read on to see what I think! What is it? …

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totallee iPhone Xs Max screen protector review

REVIEW – I am definitely a firm advocate for the use of screen protectors, going back to the cr@ppy thin plastic films I applied on my Palm Vx. I even pressure many friends and family members to use them. I even go so far as to supply and apply them…obsessive, compulsive I know. Today’s multilayer, …

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Protect your new Samsung Galaxy S10 series smartphone with one of these cases

NEWS – Last week I shared with you that I pre-ordered the Samsung Galaxy S10+ as soon as I could. I haven’t been this excited to get a new phone in a long time. I am even planning to take a vacation day next Friday when it is supposed to be delivered. Hey, it’s a …

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Saddleback Leather Boot Leather iPhone Case review

REVIEW – A warm leather hug for your iPhone. That’s what I’m testing this week with Saddleback Leather’s latest phone case design. Forget about plastics, silicone, or rubberized bits… this is 100% leather, and each one is made by hand. To the review! What is it? The name says it all. It’s a handmade leather …

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Saddleback Leather Hard Leather iPad Pro Case review

REVIEW – For each of the past 2 years, I have invested in the newly released iPad 12.9″ Pro tablet for that year. I have become very dependent on using the iPad for many tasks including my daily email and MS Office tasks as well as for video and photo editing. The investment in the …

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Pad & Quill Oxford Leather iPad Pro case review

REVIEW – I have used many Pad & Quill products over the years, all created to last decades by artisans with high quality materials and old world craftsmanship. An excellent example of their rugged durability is the P&Q Field bag I reviewed years ago. My wife has used it daily and believe you me, she beats …

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Gresso titanium iPhone cases – When liking nice things goes too far

NEWS – The cost of a new iPhone is crazy right? Then let me blow your mind by showing you a Gresso Magnum case for the iPhone X and XS series of smartphones. These cases have a grade-5 titanium outer shell with a TPU interior shell. They look nice enough, but would you believe that …

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All Passport Covers has you covered with several cool themes

NEWS – I travel outside the USA for work a few times per year, and though I typically just shove my passport into my pocket, I’ve found myself wishing I had some sort of cover for my passport to protect it. Unfortunately, this has resulted in the edges of its cover fraying quite a bit, …

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OtterBox adds some pop to their iPhone cases

NEWS – If you’re a fan of PopSockets one-handed phone grips but don’t want to stick one to the back of your phone, OtterBox and PopSockets just announced a solution that combines a protective case with the popular popup grip. It’s the all-new Otter + Pop Symmetry Series for iPhone. The combo includes a one-piece …

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LifeProof FRĒ Series iPhone Case review

REVIEW – It’s fun to play outside, but nature can do a number on your precious smartphone! Today we’re checking out the FRĒ series from LifeProof for the iPhone Xs, Xs MAX, and Xr. It’s designed to keep the elements from ruining your day if you lead an active lifestyle. To the review! What is it? …

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Otterbox celebrates Mickey’s 90th birthday

NEWS – Otterbox must really love Mickey Mouse. Last month I told you about the Otterbox stand that turns a Google mini into a Mickey Mouse head. Well, now they are back with three new iPhone cases that feature everyone’s favorite mouse. These new Ultra-slim Symmetry Series cases celebrate Mickey’s 90th birthday with three designs that are …

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