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
By Jeff Benjamin on Aug 27, 2015
As many of you guys know, I’m sort of a Craigslist junkie. I have sold literally hundreds of items on Craigslist over the years, and I can’t remember ever having any big problems with a transaction.
Since the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus is only a couple of weeks away, many people are now interested in selling their current iPhone in order to finance the new iPhone. This is a smart move, as value of the last generation phones will dip and continue to do so once the new iPhones come out.
So what’s the best way to go about selling an iPhone on Craigslist? I’ve discussed this topic several times on our Podcast, Lets’ Talk iOS, but now I’ll fully break down what makes a successful Craigslist selling experience. Read More
By Jeff Benjamin on Aug 27, 2015
As expected, Apple has sent out invitations to for its iPhone event to be held on Wednesday, September 9th, 2015. The event will go down at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Fransisco, CA starting at 10am PST.
It’s widely expected that the main topic of the event will be the new iPhone 6s and the iPhone 6s Plus. We also expect to see follow-up details on iOS 9 along with its launch date, along with information on OS X El Capitan. Read More
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
By Lory Gil on Aug 26, 2015
There is nothing worse than realizing that your iPhone’s battery is drained when the only charger you have is for the car, especially if you aren’t planning on driving for very long the next time you hit the road.
The Skiva PowerFlow car charger is a simple Lightning charger for the car with one special feature; it juices up your device with the fastest charge possible. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Aug 24, 2015
A new rumor published this weekend by Business Insider claims that a camera on Apple’s next-generation ‘iPhone 6s’ and ‘iPhone 6s Plus’ employs a bigger sensor that can take in more light.
In addition, an unnamed source involved with the next iPhone’s camera design told the publication that Apple has created an enhanced lens designed to work with that improved sensor, which is also said to capture more detail by increasing pixel count to twelve megapixels. Read More
By Lory Gil on Aug 24, 2015
How many smartphones, tablets, and music players do you have in your household? Chances are, you have more than two. In some households, there are a lot more than that. Sometimes, it doesn’t seem like there are enough plugs to charge everyone’s gadgets.
Anker makes a 40W five-port charger that features specially designed device recognition technology so it will charge different types of gadgets at their fullest speed all at the same time, and you only need one wall plug. Read More
By Lory Gil on Aug 20, 2015
There are two things wrong with Apple’s Lightning cable. One is that the cord is just not long enough to be useful. The other is that it tends to tangle when not properly stored.
Bolse solves both of those problems with a six-foot MFi certified cord that is covered in a high-quality nylon jacket so you can plug your iPhone 6 into the wall and still use it while sitting on the couch. Read More
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
By Lory Gil on Aug 18, 2015
When we talk about car mounts on iDB, inevitably, someone will comment on the inefficiency of one type over another. Some prefer dash mounts. Others prefer air vent mounts. Now, you don’t have to choose.
Easy-Tech’s 2-in-1 car mount can be attached to your windshield or your air vent. So you have the option of either display. The only thing missing is a cup holder mount, and then everyone would be happy. Read More
By Lory Gil on Aug 15, 2015
When it comes to iPhone mounts, people have differing opinions on where they want it to be. Some prefer a dashboard mount for convenient viewing. However, dashboard mounts are illegal in some states. An air vent mount still provides eye-level viewing, but covers your air vent. And, then there are cup holder mounts.
The MCUPMP is a cup holder mount that holds your iPhone 6 securely in place so you can quickly access maps, music, and other important apps without having to pull it out of your pocket. Read More
By Lory Gil on Aug 14, 2015
We’ve mentioned a couple of air vent mounts in the past, each one with a different feature, but all of them are cradle mounts. However, there is an easier way to mount your iPhone to your car so you can set up and go.
TechMatte’s MagGrip is a magnetic mount for your car’s air vent so you can simply set it on the base and drive off. There is no need to clip it or snap it to your iPhone 6. When you want your device back, pull it away from the magnetic base and you are done. Read More
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
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%.
By Lory Gil on Aug 7, 2015
Apple Watch may be a game changer when it comes to fitness activities, but not everyone has jumped on that bandwagon yet. Some of us still have to use our caveman iPhone 6 devices while working out.
The MiniSuit SPORTY is an armband specifically designed for the iPhone 6 with a Velcro strap so you can hit the elliptical in style. Plus, with the handy side pouch, you don’t have to worry about your locker key falling out of your pocket while you ride. Read More
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
By Lory Gil on Aug 5, 2015
When you are on a day trip and using your iPhone to take lots of pictures and video, you probably have noticed how quickly your battery drains when you need it the most. You could run back to the car for a quick juice up, or bring the juice with you wherever you go.
The UNU DX is an external battery case that lets you keep going without having to worry about running out of power. It has a sleek look and protective design that acts as more than just a case when you are far from a power outlet. Read More
By Lory Gil on Aug 2, 2015
Some people take such good care of their mobile devices that, for the most part, they don’t really need any protection. Those people tend to prefer their iPhone 6 to be completely uncovered to show off Apple’s beautiful design.
But, there is always the slightest chance that the soft aluminum of the iPhone 6 could be exposed to minor scuffs and scratches, providing a need for the thinnest of protection. The Veil fits into this ultra thin market with its ultra thinnest design. Read More
By Lory Gil on Aug 1, 2015
If you fancy yourself an iPhone photographer, you’ve probably got an arsenal of apps to make your images stand out. You can add even more dimensions to your raw photos using special smartphone lenses.
Mpow’s 3 in 1 Clip-On lens kit features three styles of mobile lenses and a specially designed clip that keeps your screen clear and works with a variety of devices with or without a case. Read More
By Lory Gil on Jul 31, 2015
Photography hobbyist and professionals alike have their favorite tripod for taking steady shots. Even the most amateur iPhone photographer might enjoy a selfie stick every once in a while. Why limit yourself to just one tripod?
DaVoice makes a basic smartphone tripod adapter mount that stretches wide enough to be used with such devices as the iPhone 6 Plus, and is universally adaptable to both mini stands and standard tripods. Read More