iLuv's Pulse features a two-piece design that allows you to mix and match parts to create different color combinations. The base layer is a solid-color cover that covers the back and edges of your phone. It's unremarkable on its own, but the bright outer layer snaps on top, offering bold stripes in a contrasting color. The second layer also adds three-dimensional texture that helps the phone stay in your hand and off the pavement.
iLuv's Diary is a black leather folio with a hard-shell frame inside that you snap your iPhone 5 into. The inside flap has two credit card slots, and we were able to fit three cards total comfortably, or four cards really crammed.
It's a genius idea: if you can't beat 'em, join 'em. The Smart Cover's epic folding ingenuity -- and the fact that it's literally stacked right next to the iPad 2 when you pick it up at the Apple Store -- made it an instant hit. For that reason, many iPad 2 users have been asking for cases that work with the Smart Cover, rather than against it. Your wishes have been granted! In this week's Best Case Scenario, we checked out back covers from Incipio, Speck, iFrogz and iLuv and checked out how they paired with Apple's Smart Cover.
An iPod speaker is a great investment if you want to rock out with
friends--unless you and your friends prefer to dance around with
headphones on, like those silhouetted party people in Apple’s print
ads. iLuv’s iSP100 is portable, compact, and takes regular AAA
batteries, so there’s no need to tote along an AC adapter or charger.
But the anemic sound it produces might have you reconsidering that
“let’s all just put our headphones on and dance around” idea.
Earphones are a personal thing. Everyone has different criteria for
what makes a good set. Some might be looking for bass, others might be
more interested in noise reduction. Certain people might only be
interested in ’phones that come in standard-issue “iPod white,” while
someone else is looking for something a bit more interesting,