It's Friday, and that means the final day of the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show. Most of the tech press have already packed up and gone home, which just leaves the vendors and the attendees just a few short hours to soak it all in before the doors close and the whole thing is a memory until next year. While you're waiting for that registration to open, why not soak in a few stories you might have missed from the last few days?
The Stashback case from Incipio isn't totally flat on the back; the bottom two-thirds or so bulge out a little. That's because there's a hidden compartment between the case and your phone that can hold up to 3 cards: ID and credit cards.
Everyone, from the most serious business user to the biggest Netflix junkie, needs to stand the iPad up sometimes. A dedicated stand, like the übercool Fixie from Incipio, provides more stability than a Smart Cover, but be forewarned that your relationship with it might hit a few snags in the beginning.
Bet you never thought your iPad could do origami, did you? Well, with the Incipio LGND Hard Shell Convertible Case, it can! This folio-style case lets you fold up its suede flaps into a fabulous little stand for your iPad. There are magnets on either side of the flaps and the back of the case to pin it all together, so you don't have to worry about origami that won't stay put (I think they call that cheating in some circles). Fold the flap over one way to type, and the other to stand up the iPad and watch LOST, like I've been doing since I got this case.
Mac|Lifers, let it be known that I was wrong. Really, severely wrong. Your precious iPhone 4 may be extinct in just a few short months, but the case companies, they are still a-makin' them. And that means we're still reviewing them! If you just adopted an iPhone 4 into your home, you might want to check out this week's Best Case Scenario, featuring a brushed aluminum case from id America and a tough shell from Incipio. There's also two cases for your iPad 2, including a beautiful vintage leather case made in Spain and a back cover from Targus that pairs well with your SmartCover.
You might have heard that this year, Mac|Life's giving away four custom iPad 2 cases from Incipio at our Comic-Con booth. But if you can't make it, don't fret! We're giving away two (2) white Incipio Feather iPad 2 cases to two lucky readers here at the site! All you have to do is leave a comment with your favorite custom iPad 2 art from the gallery after the cut and I'll pick a winner on Tuesday next week! Happy commenting!
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.
You waited months for the white iPhone 4 to become available at a store nearest you. You were so determined to hold out longer than your friends for the now 9-month old technology, that you can't believe its white chassis is finally in your hands. But wait! Why let the whole world see it? Why not cover its beauty with a protective, decorative case? Why not one of the cases featured in today's Best Case Scenario?
This week, we're covering iPhone 4 cases from Incipio, art- and eco-conscious BlueTrek with their LostDog line, XtremeMac, and the rugged, super-protective Otterbox.
This week's Best Case Scenario is essentially part deux of last week's iPad 2 round up. We got a couple more cases in over the weekend from various manufacturers and have had a chance to try them out with our new tablet device. This week, we've got cases from Incipio, Targus and a very special case from Pad & Quill.