This rugged iPhone 6s case is more useful than it looks

By Lory Gil on Oct 5, 2015

There are dozens of rugged cases on the market with a vast array of features and options. However, we recently came across one that has a few unique additions that will make you the life of the party.

ZVE makes a rugged case for the iPhone 6s that has a bottle opener and cigarette lighter built into the backside. Yes, a cigarette lighter! What we wonder is, how do you get the lighter fluid inside without dribbling it all over the iPhone? Read More


Leave your wallet at home with the Q Card Case for iPhone 6s

By Cody Lee on Oct 3, 2015

Earlier this week, Lory told you about the CM4 Q Card Case, a hard plastic case that doubles as a wallet. I’ve been trying out the Limited Edition leather version of the Q over the past few days, so I wanted to offer up some insight on the accessory for those considering buying it.

Evaluating an iPhone case essentially boils down to answering two simple questions: does it look good? And is it functional? If the answer to both is yes, the case is usually a winner. If both answers are no, then it’s usually not. If the answer to one question is yes and the other is no, you just have to decide which is more important to you. And that seems like a good place to start this review. Read More


Review: Spigen Slim Armor Volt wireless charging case

By Jeff Benjamin on Oct 1, 2015

In addition to Spigen’s GLAS.tR SLIM screen protector, I’ve been using its Slim Armor Volt wireless charging case for my iPhone 6s Plus. Spigen sent me a care package filled with a boatload of cases, and this one was by far the most intriguing to me.

There are a good number of Android phones that feature wireless charging capabilities out of the box, but there has never been such a feature for the iPhone. Instead, iOS users will need to opt for some sort of third-party wireless charging case solution, and the Spigen Slim Armor Volt fits the bill.

How well does it work? Watch our full video review and see for yourself. Read More


Spyder PowerShadow case gives your iPhone 6 a boost of energy

By Lory Gil on Sep 30, 2015

There is nothing worse than spending the day out with the family, only to realize as the evening approaches that your iPhone 6s is running out of juice. You could risk getting a time-lapse of the sunset, but that might mean you won’t be able to get directions back to the hotel. What will you do?

With Spyder’s PowerShadow case, you won’t have to choose one or the other. The ultra slim case gives you 120 percent of your iPhone 6s’ battery life back while protecting from drops. Read More


CM4 Q Card Case for iPhone 6s doubles as a wallet

By Lory Gil on Sep 28, 2015

I hate carrying a bunch of stuff around with me wherever I go. I try to pair down to the minimum, which means a couple of cards, some cash, my iPhone, and maybe some Chapstick (oh, and candy… always gotta have candy). To me, a wallet is a bulky, unnecessary addition that I don’t want to deal with.

CM4’s Q Card Case for iPhone 6s is perfect for holding your cards and cash so you don’t need a wallet. It’s ultra thin (as wallet cases go), so you’re still ahead when it comes to stuffing your pockets. Now you can have more room for candy. Read More


Zagg Folio backlit keyboard case will turn your iPad Air 2 into a laptop

By Lory Gil on Sep 25, 2015

Apple may have finally designed a keyboard case, but it currently only fits the iPad Pro. Don’t worry. There are plenty of stylish keyboard cases that will make your iPad Air 2 work for you.

Zagg’s Folio case has a backlit keyboard and a durable cover to secure your device. Thanks to its hinge design, you can position our iPad Air 2 in a variety of viewing positions. Read More


SumacLife Waterproof Pouch keeps your iPad Air 2 dry

By Lory Gil on Sep 15, 2015

If you are a fan of watersports, but also a fan of keeping your iPad Air 2 from being destroyed while you Jet Ski across the lake, chances are you compromise and leave your tablet at home. But, you can have it all.

With SumacLife’s Waterproof Pouch, your iPad Air will stay dry and free from dust. Plus, it is designed to keep your device afloat. So, if you drop it in the lake on accident, it won’t be swimming with the fishes before you can go back for it. Read More


Secure your iPad Air 2 with the Urban Armor Gear folio case

By Lory Gil on Sep 11, 2015

How many times have you dropped your iPad in its lifetime? How many times have you breathed a sigh of relief when you realized that no serious damage was done, only to be slightly disappointed to see that small dent in the corner?

If you are looking for some serious protection for your iPad Air 2, but don’t want the massive bulk of some rugged cases, check out the sturdy, but lightweight Urban Armor Gear folio case. Read More


Apple’s iPhone 6/6 Plus cases will fit the new iPhone 6s/6s Plus models

By Christian Zibreg on Sep 10, 2015

Considering the amount of people who have asked us if their cases will be compatible with the new phones, it’s worth underscoring that Apple’s own case lineup for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will indeed fit the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, and vice versa.

As iDownloadBlog reader Adam Baligian observed on Twitter, Apple’s own iPhone 6s Accessories webpage states that existing cases “fit snugly and your iPhone 6s or iPhone 6 still feels incredibly slim,” even with the case on. Read More


Have a look at Apple’s new iPhone docks and cases

By Cody Lee on Sep 9, 2015

In addition to the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, Apple on Wednesday announced new accessories for its next-generation handsets. The products didn’t get much stage time, but listed on Apple’s website are a new Lightning dock, leather and silicon cases, in new colorways.

The new dock is very similar to the one Apple announced in May, except now it’s available in iPhone-matching colors Gold, Rose Gold, Space Gray and Silver. It’s compatible with all late-model iPhones and iPod touches, and will be available for online order today for $49. Read More


Snugg iPad Air 2 smart folio is a businessman’s case

By Lory Gil on Sep 9, 2015

The iPad Air 2 is about the size of a pad of lined paper, so it is no wonder that a folio case looks so good on it. If you are looking for more than just a cover with a stand, Snugg makes an executive smart folio that has all of the bells and whistles you’d want in your case. Plus, with the leather exterior, you’ll look like a boss at all of your business meetings. Read More


Good deal: ZeroLemon’s Slim Juicer 3100mAh Battery Case for iPhone 6

By iDB Deals on Aug 31, 2015

The iPhone 6 is an incredible piece of tech, but battery life can be a problem for the heavy user. Packing a sizeable 3100mAh of power into its sleek contours, the Slim Juicer Battery Case could be the solution you’ve been looking for. This solid and contemporary case provides 170% additional charge for your cell. It can be yours for $30.99, a 38% savings.

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The best ultrathin cases for iPhone 6

By Lory Gil on Aug 30, 2015

We’ve been telling you about a variety of accessories for the iPhone 6 throughout the year. Our goal is to let you know the different options available so you can make a well-informed decision when choosing what to buy.

Below is an accessory round up for what we believe are some of the best ultrathin cases for the iPhone 6. You may recall our previous minimalist case list and wonder what the difference is. It’s subtle, and sometimes they overlap, but minimalist cases focus on design, while ultra thin cases are all about being nearly invisible. If you don’t see your favorite ultra thin case on our list, feel free to add it in the comments section. Read More


Oeago’s Ultra Thin iPhone 6 case is just 0.3mm thick

By Lory Gil on Aug 27, 2015

One of the best features of the iPhone 6 is the ultra slim design. It is so thin, it could hide behind a CD case. You may want to protect your high tech device but not want to add any bulk at all.

Oeago makes an Ultra Thin case for the iPhone 6 that is actually the thinnest you can buy. At only 0.3mm thick and weighing only 0.3 ounces, the case adds the least amount of bulk to your iPhone 6 possible so you can maintain the same aesthetic you love. Read More


Benuo Leather Folio Flip case adds a vintage look to your iPhone 6

By Lory Gil on Aug 19, 2015

If your fashion sense sits firmly in mid-century design, you may be more interested in a vintage look than Apple’s modern minimalist look. It doesn’t mean you can’t have both.

Benuo makes a Leather Folio Flip case out of genuine grain leather with a retro theme that makes your iPhone look like it belongs in an episode of Mad Men. Read More


Catalyst unveils the world’s first waterproof Apple Watch case

By Lory Gil on Aug 12, 2015

Last week, I went on a hike and ended up at a swimming hole where I promptly jumped into the cool, refreshing water and subsequently realize that I was still wearing my Apple Watch. Don’t worry, everything worked out fine.

It got me thinking about how I wished there were a waterproof case for Apple Watch. Specifically, I was thinking about how it would be nice if Catalyst made one (I’m not making this up. I have a Catalyst waterproof iPhone case that I love). The good news is that Catalyst did make a waterproof case for Apple Watch. The bad news is that it doesn’t fit my model. Read More


Good deal: get the Spigen Rugged Armor Apple Watch case and Night Stand for 37% off

By iDB Deals on Aug 12, 2015

As an Apple Watch owner, it’s likely that this incredible piece of tech has become a part of your life, but the question is, how do you keep it safe in style? Well, the Spigen Rugged Armour Case and Watch Stand is the solution you’ve been looking for. At only $21.99 you will receive this premium Apple Watch case and stand combo, saving 37% on the retail price.

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i-Blason’s Prime Dual Layer Holster case for iPhone 6 is rugged and useful

By Lory Gil on Aug 10, 2015

When I’m looking around for rugged iPhone cases, I’m often thinking of whether it can withstand my camping and hiking trips. It has to be tough enough to withstand drops, but not be too bulky.

i-Blason’s Prime Dual Layer Holster case is rugged, lightweight, and comes with a kickstand and a holster clip. So, you can keep your iPhone 6 at your side and free your pockets for other things, like trail mix. Read More


Wally Stick-On is the perfect minimal wallet solution for your iPhone

By iDB Deals on Aug 8, 2015

Whether you’re a part of the skinny-jeans fad or not, the Wally Stick-On is a great consolidator of pocket space-takers. The sleek leather wallet sticks to the back of your iPhone, keeping your cards safe and sound. It’s available for both iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus for only $29.99 – saving 25%.

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Your iPhone 6 has additional functionality with the Layered Dandy wallet case

By Lory Gil on Aug 6, 2015

Many of us keep our iPhone in one pocket and wallet in another. If you use a backpack or bag, your important cards may be stashed in a number of different places.

The Layered Dandy is a wallet case for iPhone 6 that lets you keep your important cards in the same place as your smartphone. With the PU Leather folio design, it will also look good when you pull it out of your pocket. Read More

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