Adventure Tested: ​Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Review

With additional armor and unique, physical buttons, the waterproof Samsung Galaxy S5 Active targets outdoorsy users. Well, I'm outdoorsy, so I took it outside and beat it up. Does it work? » 6/17/14 4:50pm 6/17/14 4:50pm

Which kind of idiot would buy a plastic case for a plastic iPhone?

29 bucks. That's what Apple wants you to spend in a plastic case that will make your new plastic iPhone 5C look like a game of Connect Four. Today, Apple has turned the iPhone case market into a pathetic parody of itself. » 9/10/13 2:37pm 9/10/13 2:37pm

My All-Time Favorite Laptop Sleeve

I hate faux stitched app leather as much as I love real stitched leather—for certain things. This is one of them: the PicasoLab's MacBook Pro Retina sleeve that I've been using for a year now, handcrafted in the USA by Alex Ngo. I love it. » 8/06/13 10:39am 8/06/13 10:39am

Who Wants a Concrete iPhone Skin?

You can get all manner of weird and wonderful iPhone cases, but if you want something more industrial, maybe you'd like one made out of concrete. Wait, what? » 7/16/13 6:50am 7/16/13 6:50am

The Only Case I Would Consider Using With an iPhone (Updated)

Update: Judging by the overwhelmingly negative reviews, this product looks good but it's crap. I definitely wouldn't consider it now. » 1/31/13 1:40pm 1/31/13 1:40pm

You Don't Need a F*cking Case for Your iPhone 5

I've never used a case for my iPhone 4. Not even after the back broke for the third time. I didn't do it because, unlike my grandma, I don't cover my sofas with plastic. Or unlike idiots, I don't protect my car's front with a bra. » 9/21/12 9:18am 9/21/12 9:18am

iPhone 5 Mockup Shows How Taller Design Stacks Up Against the 4S

An anonymous case manufacturer has been showing off a physical mockup of the iPhone 5 at Europe's IFA consumer electronics fair this weekend. While it doesn't tell us anything we don't already know, this video from the Verge does a good job of highlighting the differences we're expecting to show up between the old… » 9/03/12 7:00am 9/03/12 7:00am

Add a Splash of Color to Your iPhone

The design of the iPhone is something of a work of art on its own. But sometimes staring at the same thing can get boring. Accordingly, painter Jenny Vorwaller has turned 52 of her watercolors into multicolored cases. » 8/02/12 5:40pm 8/02/12 5:40pm

Shroud Your iPod Nano In This Adorable Little Black Book

If you're bored of wearing your iPod Nano on your wrist, or on your head, or wherever else you can manage to secrete it, why not wrap it up in its own little handcrafted book that you can tuck away in the miniature library that is your pocket? » 6/14/12 9:20am 6/14/12 9:20am

Would You Put a Case on Your iPhone If It Gave You Free Data?

TechCrunch is reporting that FreedomPop, a company made by Skype founder Niklas Zennström, is working on creating a case for your iPhone that'll pull double duty as a mobile hotspot. Hmm... sounds interesting! Even more interesting, the case will pump out free 4G data. » 3/21/12 10:07am 3/21/12 10:07am

This May Be the iPad 3 Shell

The iPad 3 is now in manufacturing and the inevitable leaks keep coming out from part manufacturers, including images of its double-resolution Retina-ish display and its brains. Now it's the turn of the outer aluminum shell, which reveals some interesting details. » 2/21/12 10:41am 2/21/12 10:41am

The 6 Things Your Friends and Family Should Have Gotten You From Urban…

You probably think that Urban Outfitters is for lomography-obsessed, ironic-canvas-bag-toting, paper-thin-dress-wearing hipsters like the ones above. And you're more or less right! But that doesn't mean they don't carry some kickass gadgetry. » 12/30/11 4:00pm 12/30/11 4:00pm

The Wrangler Is One Pretty Neat Rugged Case That Can Double Your…

This is the SmartCase Quattro4 Wrangler, a rugged case that fully encloses your iPhone, even covering the screen with a transparent glass. It's a two piece solid design. The best part, however, is the 2000 mAh battery pack. » 11/07/11 1:00pm 11/07/11 1:00pm

iTattoo Cases Make Excellent Use Of Your iPhone's Apple Logo

The iTattoo cases from Cement Produce are really different. Instead of highlighting the Apple logo on the back of the iPhone, they merge the Apple icon into the design. » 9/23/11 1:40am 9/23/11 1:40am

Better Than a Pacifier, But Not by Much, Fisher-Price Offers iPhone…

I know many deluded parents will get their toddler the Fisher-Price Laugh and Learn Apptivity Case thinking it's the first step toward raising a millionaire App developer, but come on. Gut check. The kid just likes the shiny shiny, right? » 9/11/11 2:00pm 9/11/11 2:00pm

Darth Vader iPhone Case Sets New Dark Force Tackiness Record

A friend sent me this yesterday. She was as terrified as I was when she saw it. The horror, my friends. Pure, intense, break-your-spine horror. » 8/29/11 8:40am 8/29/11 8:40am

Smart Phone Note iPhone 4 Case Is Actually Quite Smart

It's too bad they aren't selling this Smart Phone Note case for iPhone 4 outside South Korea, because it's an excellent idea—especially if you're into the whole taking-notes-on-paper thing. The protective foam design of the cover is neat. » 8/10/11 8:49am 8/10/11 8:49am

BookBook Case Makes Your iPhone 4 Smell of Rich Mahogany

I'm a sucker for books. Doubly for anything that makes things that aren't books look like books. Especially when those things that aren't books but look like books are super tiny and adorable. Enter: BookBook for iPhone 4. » 7/29/11 10:11am 7/29/11 10:11am

Ikelite's Waterproof Case Costs as Much as the Camera Inside It

Made for Nikon cameras, this waterproof case is created from polycarbonate so will keep your precious snapper bone-dry and corrosion-free, to depths of 200ft. There's just one small problem—it costs $1,400. » 7/28/11 9:20am 7/28/11 9:20am