New line-up features cases for iPhone 5, 5S and 5C
SwitchEasy Limited, an electronics accessories company, has announced its release of Play for iPhone 5C, and Shades for iPhone 5 and 5S. Consisting of a form-fitting rubber construction and reversible wrist strap, Play is available in yellow, black, blue and pink for $18. The semi-translucent polymer case, Shades, is available for $30 in black, lime green and purple, and provides fully enclosed protection (with the inclusion of two protective films and two connector protectors) and metallic button covers. Both case products include a microfiber wipe and a squeegee for film application. SwitchEasy's products are available for purchase online.
New range of cases vary from rugged to 'style conscious'
Following the release of Apple's new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c, Cygnett, a mobile accessories company, has launched its latest line of cases to accommodate the new phones. The line designed for iPhone 5s includes the Workmate Utility, Urbanshield Carbon Fiber White and Alternate. For iPhone 5c, new cases include the Form and the Crystal.
SLXtreme accessories now available for iPhone 5 and iPad
Snow Leopard has expanded their collection of heavy-duty cases, offering waterproof protection as well as battery charge supplementing to a users' iPhone 5 and iPad. The SLXtreme case for iPhone, the SLXtreme 5, has an integrated 2250mAh battery, powered by a solar panel, doubling the battery capacity of the phone. The case is designed to be waterproof down to six feet while maintaining full functionality. SLXtreme for iPad protects the iPad 2 or later, and offers waterproof protection for underwater and splash-prone environments. Optionally available is a built-in 1150mAh battery, complete with a USB out that enables users to charge other mobile devices while on the go. Both available in Fall 2013, the SLXtreme 5 will be priced at $130, and SLXtreme iPad for $150 with battery and $100 without.
Mujjo introduces designer wallet and sleeve for iPhone 5
Dutch boutique accessory maker Mujjo has revealed its latest wallet and sleeve designs for the iPhone 5. While many iPhone cases are made of plastic, Mujjo prefers to utilize materials like leather and wool, matching the quality of its designs with high quality materials. MacNN has had the opportunity to chat with Remy Nagelmaeker, the Founder of Mujjo about its new iPhone 5 wallet and iPhone 5 sleeve.
Ruggedized ShockDrop case unveiled by Hard Candy
Hard Candy has thrown its hat into the ring with its addition to the growing iPhone 5 case lineup -- the ShockDrop. The ShockDrop has 10mm of corner protection, which thins out to 3.5 mm at the sides. Molded volume up and down indicators illustrate where the buttons for An included semi-rigid film screen protector protects the screen, and rip-proof port covers protect the openings in the case. The Hard Candy case retiles for $40 and is available online only.
Cases and more for the iPhone 4 and 4S
As shopping season gets into full swing, a number of accessory makers are still turning out new cases and accessories for the iPhone 4 and 4S. Krona Cases offers a combination of a small wallet with an iPhone case, while SwitchEasy has announced two new iPhone cases, including one that is available in holiday colors for a limited time. Meanwhile, Killspencer has launched what they call iPhone "veils," adhesive wooden veneers.
New iSkin case, USB iPhone Spy Stick
iSkin and Brick House Security have both added to their respective lines of iPhone accessories with the new Pulse Sports+ case and iPhone Spy Stick. iSkin's Pulse Sports+ is a protective case for the iPhone 3G and 3GS, with a design geared for physical activity. It includes a stretchable band for a more secure grip, as well as two layers of silicone to help provide resistance to scratches, impact and shock. The case provides full coverage of the iPhone, including the volume control and port covers, while a Microban antimicrobial treatment is claimed to resist fungus and bacteria.
Commuter Series Case, COLOR Reception Case
OtterBox and IvySkin have both unveiled new additions to their line of iPhone 4 accessories, the Commuter Series Case and COLOR Reception Case. OtterBox’s latest Commuter Series Case offers three different layers of protection, including a self-adhering film, and is designed to guard the iPhone from scratches, bumps, and dust. When protecting their phone users can access all the iPhone’s buttons and features, while still guarding the ports via the silicone plugs that are provided. Currently, the Commuter Series Case is only available in Black.
Marware has released the SportShell Convertible, its latest multi-functional case for the iPhone 3G and 3GS. The new case is a re-designed version of the company’s previously released Sportsuit Convertible; it features a polycarbonate hard shell with rubberized finish and three interchangeable parts. The package offers a basic slim-pocket case that can be combined with a clip and attached to a waistband, belt, or the armband that is included in the set.
myPower iPhone battery
Tekkon has debuted the myPower leather sleeve for the iPhone and iPhone 3G. The case features a built-in rechargeable lithium-polymer battery that is claimed to double the battery life of the iPhone while ensuring that the external battery drains before the phone draws from its internal power. An integrated power-level indicator displays the charge status of the battery. Users can recharge both the case and iPhone simultaneously, using an outlet power adapter or a USB cable connected to a computer.
Verona iPod cases debut
XtremeMac today debuted its new Verona iPod case for Apple's iPod touch, iPod classic, and current-generation iPod nano. The new designer leather case aims to blend fashion with functionality, protection, and style. Verona cases include different types and styles of leather enclosures, all hand-crafted from genuine leather with a soft interior lining. The Verona Flip cases for iPod touch and iPod classic are folio style cases with an integrated leather wrapped belt clip. The cases come in various colors and designs, ranging in price from $25-$30. All Verona cases are available for pre-order via XtremeMac's website, and are expected to ship in the coming weeks.