Tag Archive: Case


You think Apple’s Smart Battery Case is ugly? Wait ’til you see its insides

For the Apple fans disappointed in the Quasimodo look of the new Smart Battery Case, there is probably great satisfaction in seeing it all busted up. Yes, the staff at iFixit wasted no time prying one open to behold the guts of the beast. iFixit did not defend the case from the “ugly” tag so […]

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5 Apple accessories every bit as crappy as the iPhone battery case

The consensus view of Apple’s newly launched hunchback iPhone battery case is that it should ideally be hidden from human view, spending its life in isolation ringing bells in Notre Dame. Immediately upon release, the Internet filled with loud, angry protesters saying this kind of thing would never have happened in Steve Jobs’ day (and […]

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This smartphone case will print out your snapshots

The early pioneers of photography, the ones who nearly choked to death inhaling toxic chemicals needed for making prints, would probably faint if they could see there is a smartphone case with a built-in photo printer. The Prynt Case, a smash hit on Kickstarter earlier this year, is now shipping to the nearly 9,000 people […]

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Hate Apple’s new iPhone battery case? Don’t buy it

Yes, Apple launched a new battery case for iPhone 6s today, and yes, it’s butt-ugly. All battery cases are, but because this one has an Apple logo on it, the Internet is getting all bent out of shape over just how ugly it is. There’s one thing nobody is mentioning, though: You don’t have to buy […]

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Apple’s iPhone battery case isn’t the first time it’s ‘bumped’ a thin design

To the derision of the entire internet, Apple’s new Smart Battery Case for the iPhone has an inelegant hump on the back. Turns out, this isn’t the first time Apple design chief Jony Ive and his team have “humped” a thin design. The Twentieth Anniversary Mac, released in January 1997, was one of the first major projects given to […]

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Apple’s iPhone battery case isn’t the first time it’s ‘bumped’ a thin design

To the derision of the entire internet, Apple’s new Smart Battery Case for the iPhone has an inelegant hump on the back. Turns out, this isn’t the first time Apple design chief Jony Ive and his team have “humped” a thin design. The Twentieth Anniversary Mac, released in January 1997, was one of the first major projects given to […]

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Internet questions Jony Ive’s sanity with new iPhone battery case

Apple’s new Smart Battery Case just gave “fugly” a new definition: Functional, but ugly. The new case came as a surprise this morning, offering iPhone 6s owners some extra juice and protection, but its weird hump has drawn the attention and ire of fans, leading many to wonder, ‘did Jony Ive really approve this thing?’ Not […]

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Apple just released an iPhone battery case, and it’s butt ugly

Apple today unveiled a surprise new $ 99 iPhone “Smart Battery Case,” available in white and charcoal gray — designed to not only protect your iPhone 6s or iPhone 6, but also to give it considerably longer battery life. While Apple does not give specific battery capacity details, it notes that the battery case offers increased […]

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OnePlus launches a new case for… iPhone?!

OnePlus is today launching a new smartphone case with its signature Sandstone finish — but it isn’t compatible with any of the company’s own devices. Instead, it’s made for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s, and we love it! Check out our hands-on gallery below. Thanks to that Sandstone finish, which is only available in black […]

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Protective case turns your sleek iPhone into a loud fashion statement

Lust List: Scout iPhone case by Urban Armor Gear No one would accuse Urban Armor Gear of being sleek or subtle. The company’s iDevice cases are loud and rugged. You might even call them masculine, although I know a few of my female friends would embrace the bold statement they make. I’ve always tried to […]

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