By Lory Gil on Jun 27, 2015
Probably the most damage that can be done to an iPhone in a single drop is the dreaded corner impact. A corner crash could mean a small scratch, or the complete destruction of the entire screen, plus possibly more. Ballistic’s Tough Jacket has reinforced corners to protect from the annihilating affects of a corner drop. Read More
By Lory Gil on Jun 26, 2015
There tends to be two camps when it comes to keyboards. Some people prefer the on-screen touchpad’s design while others feel that the tactile feel of a physical keyboard is the way to go.
If you are in the latter camp, MobilePioneer has a slim case for the iPhone 6 that slides out from the back to expose a full-featured keyboard, complete with iOS shortcuts. Read More
By Lory Gil on Jun 25, 2015
When you are going to be out and about for an entire day, do you worry that you will exhaust your iPhone’s battery before you can get directions home? Even though the iPhone 6 is estimated to last about 10 or 11 hours with straight internet usage, we regularly drop to 20 percent while still trying to get video of the kids playing.
Trianium’s Atomic S case for iPhone 6 has a 3100mAh battery that will double the life of your iPhone so you don’t have to worry about running out of juice. Read More
By Lory Gil on Jun 24, 2015
If you use a particularly thick case to protect your iPhone 6, one of the most difficult things to find is a charging dock that will allow you to keep the device in the case. RND Power Solutions makes a charging dock that is specially designed with extra space around the base to so you can charge your iPhone 6 without having to remove it from the case. Read More
By Lory Gil on Jun 20, 2015
Now that summer is here, it is time to start planning for all of those water activities you love. Whether you are zooming down a 50-foot slide at a water park or simply relaxing at the beach around a bonfire with friends, you need protection for your iPhone and waterproof protection is an added bonus.
For the past few months, we’ve been spotlighting a variety of cases and accessories for the iPhone 6. We are hoping to introduce you to many of the most popular products on the market so you can choose which one is right for you. Today’s accessory roundup is a list of what we believe are some of the best waterproof cases for iPhone 6 on the market. Feel free to add your personal favorites in the comments section. Read More
By Lory Gil on Jun 19, 2015
When it comes to waterproof cases for the iPhone 6, we are often faced with spending a lot more than we want to for solid protection. Either that, or we are stuck with the pouch style option, which works great, but doesn’t look as good.
Elenker’s Armor Defender is a low-cost waterproof case that protects your iPhone 6 underwater, in a sandstorm, and while skiing down the mountainside. Plus, it has a handy kickstand so you can prop it up while lounging poolside. Read More
By Lory Gil on Jun 18, 2015
Due to the larger size of the iPhone 6 frame, it is more important than ever to have a case that is as slim as possible. However, ultrathin does not usually provide protection beyond scratch resistance.
Incipio’s Feather case is ultrathin and offers some minor protection from drops thanks to its foam padded lining. Of course it is ultrathin so don’t expect miracles. Read More
By Lory Gil on Jun 17, 2015
Until Apple designs a physical keyboard for its tablet line, we will be subject to connecting via third-party cases. Finding one that fits both form and function can be difficult considering how many are on the market today.
Logitech is tops when it comes to cases for the iPad Air 2 and the Type+ is both classy and functional. You can protect your tablet with style and use it for robust typing activities. Read More
By Lory Gil on Jun 16, 2015
Whenever I am planning on going near a body of water, my thoughts turn to whether my iPhone will survive the adventure. No matter how careful you are, there is always a chance that your precious technology will find its way to a watery grave.
The Ultrapouch is a universal case that seals your smartphone in, keeping it safe from the dangers of water damage. Head out to the beach knowing that your iPhone 6 wont get wet. Read More
By Lory Gil on Jun 16, 2015
We’ve been writing about a variety of accessories for the iPhone 6 for the past few months. These posts are to let you know what is out there so you can make better-informed decisions when choosing what to buy.
This is an accessory round up of what we believe are some of the best minimalist iPhone 6 cases we’ve been spotlighting lately. If you don’t see your favorite one on the list, feel free to add it in the comments section. Read More
By Lory Gil on Jun 13, 2015
Since the dawn of the iPhone, there have been arguments about whether you should protect your iPhone with a case or leave it completely uncovered to show off its beautiful design. What if there was a way to have the best of both worlds? Well, there is.
Bumpies Minimalist Corner Case is not a case at all. It is actually four small griping pieces of shock-absorbing material that stick to the corners of your iPhone 6, leaving the rest of the beautifully designed smartphone completely naked. Read More
By Lory Gil on Jun 12, 2015
Very few other companies, especially in the tech industry, are able to fully capture the essence of minimalism quite the way Apple does. It is about more than just simplicity. Apple manages to merge elegant beauty with restraint.
The iPhone 6 Leather Case is a great example of Apple’s ability to combine a stylish aesthetic with simply beauty. The case provides protection from scratches, while maintaining the minimalist design we appreciate from the company. Read More
By Lory Gil on Jun 11, 2015
Sure, a good waterproof case will make you feel better when hanging out by the pool or hiking down by the river, but what about taking your iPhone 6 into the ocean for a snorkeling vacation video?
FRiEQ has a Universal Bag Case that is completely waterproof up to 100 feet so you can take it on an underwater adventure or a dip in the Jacuzzi. Read More
By Lory Gil on Jun 5, 2015
Whenever a minimalist case is mentioned on iDB, someone always asks whether it has protection from drops. For the most part, minimalist cases don’t really protect from anything significant, other than scratches on the backside. They offer protection in the most minimal of ways.
The Ringke Fusion is slightly less minimalist, but slightly more protective. Not only does it have dust caps to keep ports from getting dirty, but it also has added layers on the corners for a bit of drop protection. Read More
By Lory Gil on Jun 4, 2015
When you head out to the bar, or run up to the store for some bread, you don’t necessarily need everything in your wallet. Sometimes, you just want the necessities; ID, credit card, and maybe your health insurance info if you are prone to mishaps.
Incipio’s Stowaway case for iPhone 6 is the perfect case to store your cards and keep your pockets free so you can keep more important things in them, like quarters for the laundromat. Read More
By Jeff Benjamin on Jun 3, 2015
Yesterday, the folks at tmbr sent over a couple of iPhone 6 Plus cases for my inspection. To be honest, I’ve never been a big fan of reviewing cases unless they do something particularly well. In fact, I’ve received tons of cases over the years, but I can count on one hand how many I’ve actually taken the time to review.
In other words, if you see me reviewing a case, then it must be pretty special. I wasn’t exactly sure if I’d even bother reviewing the tmbr case, but after testing it out for just five minutes, I just knew I had to share the experience with you. Read More
By Cody Lee on Jun 3, 2015
Following its recent settlement with BlackBerry that forbids it from making iPhone keyboards, the embattled Typo announced today that it is launching a new keyboard case for the iPad. It costs $189, and is available for the iPad Air and Air 2, and soon the iPad mini 1,2 and 3.
For those who missed the news Monday, the Ryan Seacrest-backed Typo said it would no longer sell its flagship iPhone keyboard case. It had been sued by BlackBerry over the case multiple times for design infringement, and it finally decided to give up and focus on tablets. Read More
By Lory Gil on Jun 3, 2015
If you prefer the lightweight feel of the iPad Air 2, but wish you could type like you were using your MacBook Air, the best thing you could do for yourself is invest in a good quality keyboard case. Not all cases are alike. A smooth, comfortable typing experience is very important when you need to stay productive.
Belkin’s QODE Ultimate Pro is a fully loaded keyboard case for the iPad Air 2. The hard shell provides protection for your device, while the keyboard design provides a laptop typing experience. Read More
By Lory Gil on Jun 2, 2015
Whether you are trying to win a speed texting contest or writing an article for your blog from your iPhone 6, the on-screen keyboard is not exactly a highly productive feature. To get the most out of your typing experience, you may want to invest in a keyboard case
MXtechnic makes an ultra-thin, slide-out, wireless keyboard case that gives you a more tactile typing experience than the on-screen keyboard on the iPhone 6, and the price tag makes it even more appealing. Read More
By Lory Gil on May 22, 2015
When I go camping, I tend to leave my iPhone behind. Not because I’m trying to be closer to nature, or unplug from the world, but because I tend to worry about getting dirt, marshmallow goo, ash, or beer on my device. Even if I’m brave enough to bring it to the campsite, I still won’t take it anywhere near a body of water.
The Catalyst Waterproof iPhone case eases my fears by having a waterproof rating up to 16.4 feet deep. Plus the lanyard connector means I can secure my iPhone to my body for even more security and protection. Read More