Another Reason to Never Use an iPhone Case: It Can Scratch Your iPhone…

We've been on record saying that your brand new iPhone 5 doesn't need a case, that it should always stay naked. But we get it, some of you guys like the peace of mind of protection. Grandmas love plastic on their couches! But what happens when your iPhone case actually scratches your iPhone? GASPSHRIEKFREAKTHEEFFOUT.… » 12/10/12 9:00pm 12/10/12 9:00pm

What the Hell Is a Crystal Dust Plug for Your Phone?

I know a lot of people like to throw on a lot of trinkets and flair and pizazz on your phone but would people really use this crystal dust plug? It's a little cubic zirconia diamond that plugs into your phone's headphone jack to add some bling and presumably protect the interior of your headphone jack. » 10/24/12 11:20pm 10/24/12 11:20pm

Old-Fashioned Bell Accessory Guarantees You'll Never Sleep Through Your…

The bedside alarm clock is just one of many devices made obsolete by smartphones. But with their puny speakers it's not impossible to sleep through a phone's alarm. Unless you've got this questionable iBell Mini accessory that merges tried and tested old-fashioned alarm clock technology with new. » 10/02/12 5:00pm 10/02/12 5:00pm

The Scout Observer: Your Personal SATCOM, Powered by iPhone

There's not really much that needs to be said about this six-pound beast of a box than what's hinted at in the headline: Basically, this is a portable satellite communications device that's built around an iPhone dock. » 9/11/11 8:00pm 9/11/11 8:00pm

What's More Fun Than the Fail Whale? This Dinky Whale Speaker

How cute is this little-widdle whale speaker? It wraps around iPhones, and plugs right into the audio jack with its trusty 3.5mm jack. Unfortunately he's native to the Korean waters, but hopefully he'll swim over to the US where he'll sell for around $30. [EarlyAdopterShop via Technabob] » 8/19/11 1:40pm 8/19/11 1:40pm

An iPhone 4 Backing That Magically Changes Colors When You Touch It

Ordinary fingerprints on your iPhone 4? Passé. Fingerprints that can morph your iPhone 4 into a color changing chameleon!? Psychedelic. These heat sensitive backings, made by RF Laserworks, magically turn a variety of gnarly colors depending on the temperature (aka your finger). » 8/15/11 1:20pm 8/15/11 1:20pm

Stitch Your Own Designs Onto This iPhone Case

I'm not exactly artsy but I'm running wild imagining all the crazy designs I can stitch onto the NeoStich DIY iPhone 4 case. It's a canvas that lets you create custom designs by threading fabric in its cross-stitch pattern. » 7/11/11 9:20am 7/11/11 9:20am

Golfer iPhone Skin = Perfect Last-Minute Father's Day Gift

Every Dad likes golf, right? Even if they don't, this Golfer iPhone skin (and wallpaper!) still looks great. I mean, I don't even like golf, but I can appreciate GelaSkins' work here. If this $15 skin doesn't work, here are some more ideas. [GelaSkins via Werd] » 6/17/11 5:40am 6/17/11 5:40am

A Dongle That Lets You Shoot 3D on Your iPhone

This Kickstarter project is actually a great idea, if you've been eyeing up LG and HTC's 3D phones enviously. It works by basically adding another camera sensor to the iPhone, via the Sthreeam dongle you attach to the base. » 6/07/11 12:05pm 6/07/11 12:05pm

Slide a Frosted Door Over Your iPhone's Screen When It's Not In Use

Inspired by a shark's membrane, SharkEye's $50 case rolls a frosted door over the iPhone 4 to protect it from scratches. You can still see if someone's calling you, so it's not a complete blanket. [SharkEye via Cnet via OhGizmo] » 5/30/11 7:00pm 5/30/11 7:00pm

Let Your iPhone Naturally Bump Music When You Ride

I'm going to buy a bike this summer. It's time to enjoy this city. But as most of you guys probably know, everything is better with music! This iPhone bicycle mount/passive amplifier will give the soundtrack to my rides. » 5/10/11 10:00pm 5/10/11 10:00pm

Let's Try to Guess How Much This Fancy iPhone Case Will Wind Up Costing

This is an iPhone case designed by fancy-pants watchmaker De Bethune. It's made of full-grain alligator leather and has a pocket watch with a DB 1024 movement built in. What the hell? » 3/28/11 11:40pm 3/28/11 11:40pm

Magnify Your iPhone to be a Kindle Sized Tablet with This Lens Case

Big phones and small tablets are en vogue but the iPhone and iPad are still stuck with a 3.5-inch and 9.7-inch screen. Apple won't make something in the middle for you so take it upon yourself and strap on a magnifying lens case to your iPhone. » 3/22/11 12:00pm 3/22/11 12:00pm

iPhone Case With Inbuilt Kickstand Acts as a Tripod For Better…

Many of the iPhone 4 owners I know have pretty much given up using compact cameras, thanks to Apple's superb camera. A Kickstarter project is trying to make those photos even better with a case that features a hidden kickstand. » 3/17/11 6:20am 3/17/11 6:20am

Kickflip With a Recycled $200 Skateboard Deck iPhone Case

There are just five of Grove + MapleXO's skateboard deck iPhone 4 cases left, of the ultra-limited edition 50 piece range. Made over the course of a year, 300 skateboards were slices and sanded-down into layered strips, and constructed into cases. Pretty tricky craftsmanship, to say the least. » 3/10/11 4:00am 3/10/11 4:00am

A Mil-Spec, Everything-Proof iPhone Case With a Freakishly Slim Figure

At first glance, the LifeProof iPhone case just looks like a no-frills scratchguard for your do-everything lifeline. What you don't realize is that it is mil-spec rated—meaning it is water-, dust-, snow-, and shock-proof. Most cases that carry out similar functions are considerably more bulky than this one appears to… » 2/25/11 2:40am 2/25/11 2:40am

Turn Your iPhone 4 into an Original iPhone with This Sticker

I'm not sure which iPhone design I like better: the all glass look of the iPhone 4 or the classic aluminum backing of the original iPhone. With this sticker, I can play both sides! Only 10 bucks. [iStickr via CrunchGear] » 2/22/11 10:20pm 2/22/11 10:20pm

Turn Your iPhone 4 Transparent

When you replaced the old iPhone 3G cover with a transparent case, it revealed a fugly side. But with the iPhone 4, the inner workings and hidden guts are surprisingly good lookin'. Here's how to turn your iPhone 4 transparent. » 1/29/11 3:00pm 1/29/11 3:00pm

"Hello? Hello? Is That the '80s Calling Me On My iPhone?"

I haven't seen the Wall Street sequel, but I imagine Gordon Gekko was using one of Thumbs Up's '80s Phones, right? Amirite? If you're at all ashamed about carrying an iPhone, definitely check out this £13/$20 case. ['80s Phone] » 1/28/11 5:00am 1/28/11 5:00am

You Probably Shouldn't Use Your iPhone as a Ping Pong Paddle

Just like you shouldn't kickflip your skateboard grip-taped iPhone case, please don't whack balls with these cases. But, in traditional red, green, blue and black color options, you can at least display your team-colors for $30. [Incase via BookofJoe] » 1/27/11 8:00am 1/27/11 8:00am