iPhone 5 cases and covers

LunaTik TAKTIK iPhone 5 cases announced

LunaTik recently announced iPhone 5 versions of their extremely protective TAKTIK series of cases: the EXTREME and STRIKE. Both cases provide serious protection against drops, falls, bumps, dust, liquid, weather, etc.  The only significant difference between the two is that the EXTREME has Corning Gorilla Glass integrated into the front plate bezel of the case. The TAKTIK series is engineered to …

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Pump up the volume with the ampjacket for iPhone 5

As iPhone owners can verify, the iPhone has an external speaker that doesn’t produce the loudest sound.  Kubxlab has a new case that’s designed to double the sound output from the iPhone 5 without draining the phone’s battery or requiring any other power source.  The ampjacket for iPhone 5 is a bit thicker than most …

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Element Case Sector 5 iPhone case review

I typically do not use cases with my tech gear, especially Apple products. I prefer using them as the designers intended them, embracing the form-factor and living with the risk of damage. However, with the iPhone 5, I have seen the carnage that a single drop can do – from marring/scratching the black aluminum edging …

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ZAGG invisibleSHIELD EXTREME for the iPhone 5 review

I have considered ZAGG invisibleSHIELDs one of the Cadillac protective films on the market for sometime. A majority of my tech-gear has ZAGG‘s military grade films protecting them from what life’s hard knocks throw at them. As their products have evolved and improved, I have reviewed many of them, so much so I thought I …

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SPIGEN SGP Illuzion iPhone 5 Leather Wallet Case review

When SPIGEN SGP sent along some iPhone 5 cases to The Gadgeteer, they included the Illuzion iPhone 5 Leather Case.  This is a book-style cover with some room inside for a couple of cards or some folded currency.  It also has a feature I personally have never seen in this style case before.  Let’s give …

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SPIGEN SGP iPhone 5 case Ultra Thin Air review

Either Apple was more forthcoming with accessories manufacturers or the rumor mill was extremely accurate, but it seems that there were a lot of cases for the new iPhone 5 available even before it was released.  SPIGEN SGP sent a couple of different cases for our review, and we’ll be looking at their Ultra Thin …

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Levenger Bomber Jacket Electronics Phone/Note Case review

I upgraded my iPhone when the iPhone 5 was released.  Of course, new phones mean new cases and covers, and usually there’s a delay between the iPhone release and the availability of cases for it.  Levenger searched their inventory of phone pouches and found that they had several in their inventory that would accommodate the …

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New iPhone 5 case from Fotodiox promises to reduce purple lens flare

Like all lenses, the iPhone 5’s camera can experience lens flare, resulting in a purple haze in photos.  Lens flare is, according to Wikipedia, “light scattered in lens systems through generally unwanted image formation mechanisms, such as internal reflection and scattering from material inhomogeneities in the lens.”  All lenses can have it, but more expensive lenses can reduce it with coatings …

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Pad & Quill Announce a Case for the iPhone 5

You’re probably familiar with Pad & Quill’s Moleskine-like cases for by now.  If you love that hand-bound book look for your mobile devices, you’ll be interested to hear that they are now accepting pre-orders for their Little Pocket Book Case for iPhone 5.  This case is leather inside and out, and it has the elastic …

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Sena Cases Extends Their Line of Premium Leather Cases to Include the iPhone 5

I’ve had the pleasure of reviewing some laptop and iPad accessories from  Sena Cases, and I can attest they are beautiful and beautifully made.  (I even told my friend, Leah, that I loved the Sena Borsetta case for the iPad 2 so much that I might not upgrade to the new iPad if it wouldn’t …

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Element Case Announces their New Sector 5 iPhone Case

The engineers and designers at Element Case have just announced their new high-end case for the iPhone 5, the Sector 5. According to Element Case ‘the Sector case will change the way you think of premium iPhone protection and style’. The Sector 5 has a ‘multi-link perimeter frame design’ which is comprised of 8 individual …

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Outfit Your New iPhone 5 in Levenger Leather Cases

Have you gotten a new iPhone 5, and you’re in the market for a luxurious leather case for it?  Levenger has a variety of beautiful cases that will hold your phone.  First is the International Phone Pocket Briefcase ($59.00, bottom left), with room inside for your phone, 3X5 notecards, currency, and even a passport.  This …

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BoxWave Announces the Keyboard Buddy for iPhone 5

A couple of years ago, BoxWave introduced an iPhone 4 cover with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard. Now they are announcing the Keyboard Buddy for iPhone 5.  This keyboard slides behind your phone until you need it.  An integrated battery powers the Bluetooth keyboard for up to 2 weeks, and a power switch can turn the …

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CalypsoCase Announces New iPhone 5 Cases

And we’re off!  The iPhone 5 announcement is barely over, and the announcements of cases have started.  CalypsoCrystal has introduced three beautiful CalypsoCase leather cases for the iPhone 5 with designs by Lara Bohinc.  These handcrafted, limited-edition cases are available for iPhone 4/4S now; they’ll be shipping iPhone 5 cases in about 3 weeks.  The …

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