Tag Archive: Classy


I’ve tried a lot of cases for my Mac notebooks over the years, from a dorky aluminum briefcase for my white “icebook” iBook through cheap, zip-up neoprene sleeves and on to bulky, custom-fitted, shock-absorbing monsters. But the elegant, simple and… Read more ›

Cradle your 3DS in this classy cocoon of leather goodness

Of course you have the Nintendo 3DS in your bag — it’s an outstanding handheld gaming system with a bevy of first- and third-party game titles that range from the strategic to the evocative. You know the device is capable… Read more ›

  We’ve seen so many iWatch concepts that at this point we really just wish would Apple to show their cards, but here’s a concept of a traditional wristwatch we wouldn’t mind them aping a few features from. Gábor Balogh says… Read more ›     

b510ba6e04b66f..jpegPocketShield by Lioncase Category: Cases Works With: iPad Mini Price: $32 As ever, I shall start this iPad case review by reminding you that I only ever use a Smart Cover on either of my iPads, the mini and the Retina. And that on the occasions that I might be moved to use a case […]

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AL13 iPhone Bumper Case – designed by m Category: Cases Works With: iPhone 5 Price: $ 79.99

What It Is

The AL13 Ultrathing bumper case for the iPhone 5 is a precision-cut aluminum bumper case that shows off the beautiful design of your iPhone 5 while providing some additional protection along the way. The bumper case comes in  [Read More…]

Classy Leather And Felt Pockets For Your iPhone 5

An iPhone case has never “felt” this good (#rimshot). OK, I’ll stop with the puns already. This case for the iPhone 4 is fashioned from merino wool felt with a leather pocket (and strap, depending on the model). It comes in a variety of tasteful colors, and looks both tough and useful enough to be a permanent iPhone case, even for the committed bareback user.

Wool felt is one of my favorite materials – which is  [Read More…]

That’s ‘Sir’ Jonathan Ive to you.

Renowned and long-time Apple executive Jony Ive has purchased a $ 17 million home on San Francisco’s exclusive “Gold Coast.” The 45-year-old designer behind products like the iMac, iPhone, and iPad is now the owner of a 7,274-square-foot abode overlooking the bay area.

Given Ive’s British heritage, it’s only fitting that his new house features its own courtyard garden and “cathedral” ceilings. Not too shabby, even for a  [Read More…]

I wouldn’t have imagined that Next Media Animation (the guys behind all of those wacky Taiwanese animated news reports) would have had it in them to do a sweet and tasteful memorial to Steve Jobs, especially not within their Sims 3 animation studio, but they did a damned good job, I thought. I love that St. Peter managed admissions into heaven on an iPad: that must really cut down on a lot of the paper work. Needless to say, in  [Read More…]

There’s no shortage of covers for the iPad out there — but there aren’t many that many with Booq’s new Viper Slider’s executive panache at this price point.   The $ 40 Viper is a is a cleanly designed, leatherette-wrapped, polycarbonate slider shell with a non-scratch interior lining. And since it’s a slider case, the bottom cap can be removed so  your iPad 2 can make nice with a dock. We  [Read More…]