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Nexus handsets are a good buy on their own, but Google just made the whole package way more appealing with these infinitely customizable cases.

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The Nexus Live Cases, available for the Nexus 6, 6P, and 5X, are simple and sweet: a polycarbonate shell, with any design you can think of printed on. You can upload any image you want, but more interesting to me are the places cases: Google will turn any location from Maps into a case, complete with different stylizations and overlays.

The design process is controlled by a simple-stupid web app that takes all of one minute to use. It runs $35, and also comes with a phone wallpaper that shows your location in real time, on a map with the same style as your case (RIP battery life). Fingers crossed that phone-agnostic copycat comes along soon.

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