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LifeProof iPhone 4/4S case and NUUD iPad case hands-on

LifeProof iPhone 4/4S case and NUUD iPad case hands-on

The folks at LifeProof have given us a hands-on experience with their iPhone 4/4S case lineup as well as their new NUUD iPad case. The iPhone case we're finding is so thin that it appears that there's no cover over the front - and yet there is. The iPad case allow you to dunk your device underwater - and the iPhone case does this as well. Basically what we've seen is that LifeProof iPhone and iPad cases make their contents impervious to damage - have a peek at how tough they are right this minute!

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iPad mini appears in pre-fab case photos

iPad mini appears in pre-fab case photos

It appears that the iPad mini has been making the rounds in the accessories market once again as a couple of internationally-sourced photos have appeared with the unconfirmed hardware in plain view. While said cases could still have been falsified in one way or another, there are several interesting details that one should pay attention to where they anticipating the next-generation tablet. The back of this tablet - if these cases are indeed made for the real-deal device - will have not one, but two microphone holes in the center back and top of the tablet when held in portrait mode.

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iPad mini pre-release cases appear

iPad mini pre-release cases appear

It's time to have a peek at a few pre-made cases for the fabled iPad mini, a device which Apple has not yet confirmed the existence of, but which appears to have made the rounds in case-form fashion to case manufacturers. This device, if we're to believe the cases we're seeing here and now via IorN, have a camera on the back near the power button on top with no LED flash to speak of. It also appears that this tablet will have at least a 7-inch display if not larger.

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Google’s official Nexus 7 case hits homes and hands-on

Google’s official Nexus 7 case hits homes and hands-on

This week we're taking a peek at the official Google Play sold Nexus 7 case for the rather popular 7-inch tablet. This case snaps around the tablet and flops down unto the tablet for a full all-around protection situation. While there is a magnetic sensor in the tablet, this standard case does not make use of it, just working as a much more basic bash-protectant instead.

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Galaxy S III gets a taste of Tech21 orange goo protection

Galaxy S III gets a taste of Tech21 orange goo protection

Now that the Samsung Galaxy S III is out on the market not only internationally but with each of the main five carriers here in the USA, it's time for the purveyors of next-level protection, Tech21, to grab hold. The group known as Tech21 lives in a world of Impactology in which they've demonstrated with us that the same orange mess we used to purchase as Silly Putty or Gak is made much more adult as a protection agent against - you guessed it - heavy impact. With this junk in the Snap Case for our Samsung Galaxy S III, we've nothing to fear from drops, tosses, or even bashes.

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Apple Smart Cover with touch and display development revealed

Apple Smart Cover with touch and display development revealed

Apple is working on making the iPad Smart Cover live up to its billing, considering fitting a flexible display and touch-input system to the case according to a newly published patent filing. The concept would turn at least one of the spines of the Smart Cover into a display strip, used to expand the working space of the tablet's screen and potentially including touch-sensitive controls to navigate media playback and other features without interrupting the currently active app.

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ASUS Nexus 7 Bluetooth keyboard case and rotating folio revealed

ASUS Nexus 7 Bluetooth keyboard case and rotating folio revealed

More official Google Nexus 7 accessories have emerged, including a Bluetooth keyboard case for the 7-inch Jelly Bean tablet, and a rotating folio-stand that allows for both portrait and landscape use. The ASUS-made add-ons are all expected imminently, UK retailer MobileFun claims, finally broadening the range of accessories Nexus 7 owners can choose from beyond the current polyurethane cover.

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iPad mini cases appear with tiny tablet details

iPad mini cases appear with tiny tablet details

There's been an abnormal amount of clues this season leading up to the idea that several new devices are coming from Apple, the iPad mini being one of the most-denied yet most-seen. What you're about to witness here is a set of iPad mini cases, each of them appearing to come from Devicewear, a company that we're pretty sure won't be invited back to the Apple party any time soon should these renders be proven real. What they show is the iPad mini - or whatever it'll end up being called in the end - complete with volume buttons, a back-facing camera and microphone, and the lovely new miniature dock connector for all to see.

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Nexus 7 gets smart covers for magnetic display sleep

Nexus 7 gets smart covers for magnetic display sleep

One of the least-known features of the Google Nexus 7 tablet is its ability to work with a magnetic cover that'll shut its display off like a snap. This sort of feature exists in your laptop, you've got a similar situation in your iPad 2 and 3, and the technology has existed in many BlackBerry devices for some time now as well. Now the folks at MobileFun UK are showing off some brand new SD TabletWear cases with the Nexus 7 to show how you'll be utilizing the feature here on Google's first Nexus line tablet ever.

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New iPhone cases bet on a non-iPod port

New iPhone cases bet on a non-iPod port

This week over in the land of pre-release device accessory makers, a couple new iPhone (or iPhone 5, whatever you want to call it) cases have been revealed with the smartphone's new form factor intact. This case, coming in two colors - simple black and white - shows the iPhone in a taller form with many of the same features as the iPhone 4/4S. This device has a back-facing camera hole with enough room for a flash bulb, a lock-screen switch hole above volume buttons, and the same width as in previous models.

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