Tag Archive: Tough


This Video Showing How Tough The iPhone 5?s Screen Will Be Will Make Your Jaw Drop

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Although Apple has never officially promoted it, every iPhone and iPad’s screen resilience is thanks to Gorilla Glass, an ultra-strong, chemically treated glass made by Corning right here in the United States. At CES this year, though, Corning unveiled the stronger and much tougher sequel to Gorilla Glass, Gorilla Glass 2, and it’s this technology that is in all probability a shoo-in for the next iPhone and upcoming iPad mini.

We’ve already heard reports that the next iPhone  [Read More…]

STM Scout Tablet Bag: Tough as the Outback, More Pouches Than a Troop of Kangaroos [Review]

We reviwed the STM Velo earlier this year, in our first encounter with the Aussie-based outfitter, and came away with the distinct †impression that, wow, these guys really know how to make a great bag.

Our time with the STM Scout†($ 50), a tablet-specific, heavily-padded canvas satchel, proved that the outfit can make a sharp-looking protective bag for your Thrive, Galaxy Tab or iPad too ó though it didn’t blow us  [Read More…]

The Highline iPhone Leash Is Totally Tough Enough [Review]

The Highline is like a leash for your iDevice. Photo Charlie Sorrel (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0)

When I first glimpsed the Highline, I teased, calling it “an almost spectacularly misguided idea.” The Highline is a curly cable which hooks into your iDevice’s 30-pin dock connector and keeps it safe from drops and attempted snatch-and-grabs. Despite my conclusions, the kind folks at Kenu sent one over to the Cult of Mac test labs to  [Read More…]

ZAGGFolio Keyboard Case Is Tough, Stylish And A Delight To Use [Review]

ZAGGFolio wrapped around my iPad If you do a lot of typing on your iPad, the ZAGGFolio keyboard case†should be on your list of things to try. Itís a nice wireless keyboard and solid iPad case combined in one reasonably-priced unit. Letís take a closer look.   Whatís good Itís slightly smaller and narrower than the standard Mac keyboard youíre used to, but doesnít take long to get  [Read More…]