Tag: iPhone 5

iPhone got your FLAVR?

Another set of new cases! FLAVR, by STRAX GmbH, launched a brand new range yesterday of “hot, bold and eclectic” (according to the press release!) phones cases for iPhone 5/5SE, 6/6S, 7, 7 Plus and Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. The new cases will be available for £9.99 from …

An iPhone case that helps you screw

If you, like me, are after a case for your phone that also has tweezers, scissors and a tooth pick, your prayers are answered my friend. This is the In1 Multi-Tool iPhone 5 case. Not only does it protect your handset, but you can file your nails, cut …

Win! Five CAT Active Urban Cases to giveaway

It’s January 1st, New Years Day 2014. The very last thing I should be doing is SHOUTING but, on a dreary wet day when your hangover is making your head feel like a football, I figured that a competition was in order. If you’re lucky enough to own …

Stick some egg on toast next to your ear

We’re fairly used to seeing swish smartphone covers here at Coolsmartphone, so this rather different iPhone 5 case defnitely raised a few eyebrows. It comes via the Rakuten Japan website and, as you can no doubt see, features a rather perfect egg on some lightly browned toast. You …

Samsung Galaxy S4 and the iPhone 5 take a flight

You know what’s going to happen here don’t you? Two very expensive phones are going to get completely ruined just to show us how breakable they are. The footage below has been filmed by a mobile insurance company called Protect Your Bubble and it shows just what happens …

Case Mate barely there case for iPhone 5 – Review

There are some people who are able to have their phone totally unprotected and show it off in the way manufacturers intended, in all their ‘industrial design’ glory. I’m not one of those people. Having some sort of protection on my phone is a prerequisite, especially since I’ve seen the …

Is the Sony Xperia Z more popular than the iPhone 5?

It has only just been released here in the UK, but according to a poll compiled by uSwitch, the Sony Xperia Z is now more popular than the iPhone 5. Retaining the top spot is the Samsung Galaxy S3 (though I’m sure this could change with the arrival …

Do you fancy a slightly cheaper iPhone 5

What can you say about the iPhone 5? It’s an astounding piece of hardware that creates such emotion amongst its fan and its haters. Such a device attracts a premium price though and deals are few and far between. This week though Expansys are offering the white 16GB …

Power Jacket Case for iPhone 5 – Review

Regular listeners (and now viewers) of our podcast will know that I recently moved from a Galaxy Note 2 back to the iPhone 5.  I won’t go into the reasons why here, as it’s worth a good article on it’s own. On the whole, I’m happy with that …

New phones use lots more data, especially the iPhone 5!

Data analysis firm Arieso have been studying the data usage habits of global data connections to thousands of mobile devices, and has come up with some interesting trends on devices. Using the iPhone 3G as their baseline case and measuring other phone relative to that, the latest crop …

Spigen SGP LeatherGrip for iPhone 5 – Review

  I like a nice leather case. They have a tendency look both classy and smart, much like myself. The Spigen SGP LeatherGrip falls into this category nicely. It’s a snap on the back style case with a soft touch lining for protection. The leather is genuine and …

Spigen SGP Slim Armor for iPhone 5 – Review

The trouble with phone cases are that its long been disputed which is better for protection. Hard cases, or softer silicon/TPU cases. The solution may be hybrid cases which is where the Slim Armor for the iPhone 5 comes in. The Slim Armor is a 2 part case …

iPhone 5 Power Jacket Case

The guys over at MobileFun have sent us an extended battery case for the iPhone 5. The Power Jacket is the first extended battery case to enter the market for the iPhone 5 and we have the privilege of getting one. First impressions when getting it out of …

What would you name gadget of the year?

Is it a surprise that Times has named the iPhone 5 Gadget of the year 2012? To me, yes. I was expecting the Samsung Galaxy S III or Note II to bare this title personally. I like Apple products, I currently have a number of them. I have …

3D Printed iPhone 5 Case Review

It’s not often that you need an app to purchase a phone case. 3DPCase by Sculpteo is an app in the iPhone app store that allows you to partially design your own custom 3D printed iPhone 4 or iPhone 5 case.   There are a range of different designs …

Moshi case review for iPhone 5

Recently CoversandCases got in touch and asked us to review one of their new Moshi iGlaze cases for the iPhone 5. As always, for our readers benefit we jumped at the chance. It arrived a couple of days after, let me tell you about it. The first thing …

Roll up, roll up, get an exclusive 10% off cases

We get a number of companies approaching us daily, trying to get a mention of their latest app, handset or accessory. They’ll try a number of tricks to try and pursuade us but, apart from the promise of free donuts, we rarely cave in to these tempting offers. …

The new iPhone 5 doesn’t look the same in the flesh

We’ve seen the adverts and the pictures, but somehow – up close – the iPhone 5 looks a lot different. It almost looks a little… “Samsungy”. Yup, we spotted the Galaxy SIII sitting on an iPhone 5 stand in the window of a local Vodafone store this morning. …

Genuine Apple Lightning cables – coming soon

Got a shiny new iPhone5?  Need to charge it at the office? Then you’ll need one of these.. The lovely people at Mobilefun have contacted us to let us know they will have official Apple Lightning Cables in stock next week (expected Tuesday / Wednesday) For more information …