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Samsung Galaxy S4 prototype case gets fat and sharp

Samsung Galaxy S4 prototype case gets fat and sharp

All the way from China we're having a glance at a set of prototype cases for the Samsung Galaxy S4, a smartphone device that's set to be unveiled in just a week's time. As it is quite often with releases such as this, the Samsung Galaxy S IV (or S4, whichever you like) is said to have had its basic physical specifications leaked to case-makers so that they might create protective bits and pieces for the hardware available when the device launches. While this situation can sometimes give us a healthy dose of early understanding, it can just as easily be a completely false scent - so keep that in mind!

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Linkase for iPhone 5 enhances your Wi-Fi signal

Linkase for iPhone 5 enhances your Wi-Fi signal

If you use an iPhone 5 in an area where it's difficult to get a Wi-Fi signal, a company called Absolute Technology has an interesting case specifically for the iPhone. The case is called the Linkase for iPhone 5 and promises to enhance your Wi-Fi signal using an external antenna. The case is available in five different colors.

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PowerSkin for iPhone 5 now available

PowerSkin for iPhone 5 now available

Back during CES, we mentioned that PowerSkin was working on a number of external battery cases for the Apple iPhone line. Not too long ago we talked about the company's PoP'n case that sticks to the back of the iPhone 5. If you didn't like the idea of a battery hanging off the back of your smartphone, you may prefer the PowerSkin case that is now available.

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XGear shows off new aluminum Fortress 2 iPhone 5 bumper

XGear shows off new aluminum Fortress 2 iPhone 5 bumper

For many people who purchase the iPhone 5, the design of the phone is one of the biggest reasons they purchase. Apple is famous for its minimalistic industrial designs and the iPhone 5 is an attractive device for sure. That means that many owners don't want a case to completely enclose the smartphone, they want to be able to see the design of the device they paid so much money for.

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Mophie announces iPhone 5 juice pack air, offers 1700mAh battery

Mophie announces iPhone 5 juice pack air, offers 1700mAh battery

Mophie has announced an expansion of its product offerings with a juice pack air sleeve for the iPhone 5, giving owners of Apple's latest handset an extended battery option. With this device, users who are often on the go and find themselves in situations where recharging their phone is not possible or inconvenient have a way to keep the device going a few hours longer.

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Bizarre Brikk cases for the iPhone 5 are made from solid gold or platinum

Bizarre Brikk cases for the iPhone 5 are made from solid gold or platinum

We have seen our share of bizarre cases for the iPhone 5 and other devices over the years. There are a few companies out there that make incredibly expensive and high-end cases that enclose smartphones in precious metals and jewels. A company called Brikk has unveiled what may be the most expensive iPhone 5 cases ever produced.

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Samsung Galaxy S4 case leak rumor tips crisper phone

Samsung Galaxy S4 case leak rumor tips crisper phone

Samsung's Galaxy S4 is believed to be less than a month away, and the rumor mill has thrown up a set of new third-party cases that supposedly give a clue as to the hotly-anticipated smartphone's form-factor. The shots, leaked to UK retailer MobileFun by a "trusted" accessory manufacturer in China, hint at a device that returns to the crisper, more squared-off aesthetic of the Galaxy S II, rather than the "pebble" design of the current Galaxy S III.

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HTC One accessories hands-on rundown

HTC One accessories hands-on rundown

It's all about the HTC One today as the company re-introduces themselves as a one-shot hero show - and with one hero comes accessories galore, of course. Here we've got a set of accessories that start with a folding case that'll allow you to go all HTC Thunderbolt on your new model, moves on to dual-color covers, a 6,000 mAh battery bar, and creeps on in with a brand new car kit. You'll be rolling out with style with your new HDMI kit, multiple choices for colors on all deliverables, and access to the whole lot by the time the actual phone reaches your pocket.

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PSA: That’s no plastic iPhone, it’s just an iPhone case

PSA: That’s no plastic iPhone, it’s just an iPhone case

This week there appears to be some confusion in the press about what a newly-granted Apple patent covers, the general consensus at the moment being that they're seeing a fully-plastic iPhone for a cheap future. This patent can be found under US Patent Office number 8,364,032 and goes by the name "Light Isolating Protective Cover for Small Form Factor Electronic Device." If that weren't enough proof for you that this patent is for a phone cover, not a phone, you'll have only to look to the first page where the first "Other Publications" list begins with none other than a "Front and Back Screen Protector for iPhone 4" - and that's just it.

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iStroll Kid iPad holder connects to a stroller letting kids communicate, play, and learn

iStroll Kid iPad holder connects to a stroller letting kids communicate, play, and learn

Children love technology, especially tablets such as the iPad. The huge number of educational and entertainment apps available for kids on the Apple iPad means that parents can give their kids an early start on learning all sorts of important information while the kid thinks they're playing games. The problem for parents is that children are notoriously hard on gadgets meaning some sort of secure iPad holder is often a requirement.

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Seidio OBEX iPhone 5 case is waterproof and impact proof

Seidio OBEX iPhone 5 case is waterproof and impact proof

If you're one of the clumsy sorts that worries constantly you're going to drop your iPhone 5 and kill it, you need to get the case on your smartphone right away. While some cases offer very minimal protection and leave the screen uncovered, people looking for the ultimate protection for their phone need a case that fully encloses everything. Accessory maker Seidio has announced that it is now shipping a new highly rugged and protective case for the iPhone 5 called the OBEX.

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Moshi iGlaze Kameleon iPhone 5 kickstand case Review

Moshi iGlaze Kameleon iPhone 5 kickstand case Review

You'll find no lack of highly fashionable accessories for your Apple devices in the archives and active market at Moshi, their newest offering for the iPhone 5 (and the iPad mini) being no set of exceptions. With the iGlaze Kameleon for the iPhone 5 (with models for the iPhone 4 and 4S also being offered up for the masses) you'll be both well protected and ready for stand-up action, with a fabulous form-fitting casing surrounding the device with a hard metal kick-out stand ready at the back for portrait or landscape sitting action.

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