Tag: case

Smartish – Samsung Galaxy S20 Cases galore

The lovely people at Smartish have sent us some Samsung Galaxy S20 cases. We don’t, however, have any Samsung Galaxy S20 handsets to put them on. We’ve opened up the box of cases they sent and we’re going to take an up-close look at them here. You’ll see …

Save the planet, get yourself a case made from water bottles

Got yourself a Samsung Galaxy Note10 and want to help the environment a bit? Well, you could try on of these Oxford Eco cases. Each screen cover is made from two recycled plastic water bottles, effectively removing tonnes of plastic from potential land fill (if you put it …

Video review – The Wallet Slayer

Last month I took a look at the Wallet Slayer cases from SilkSmartish. You can find them on Amazon USA too, but if you buy from their site, they’ll do international shipping. However, I wanted to show you how these cases worked, because you can carry your cards …

The Wallet Slayer!

I’m perhaps a bit “old-school” because I still have a wallet. In recent years I’ve seen more and more people using a flip cases which has their debit and credit cards on the inside. With people using real cash less, they’re now just merrily tapping away with either …

MWC -3MK have new cases to show us

So we know that 3MK make some awesome screen protectors that we saw last year whilst we were here. Since then I have been using their screen protection for my various phones since then. They have not let me down and survived the various trails and tribulations that …

Here’s a Kickstarter campaign that will totally fail

Well, I say it’ll fail, but I laughed when Donald Trump ran for President. So, perhaps I could be wrong. At the moment though, it’s looking like this particular idea isn’t getting a huge amount of cash. As I type, only 10 people have pledged and there’s nearly …

Mate 20 Pro – Cases Review

Getting a new smartphone to enjoy is a big thing for many people. This is, after all, the device you plan to use every day for the next 2 years. It will be a big part of your life, from calls to taking those beautiful photos. Just as …

Add walkie-talkie capability to your iPhone

This one hasn’t even gone fully live on Indigogo as yet but, from what I can see, this is a case, an extra battery for your iPhone and a walkie-talkie, all in one. Cheap data, better coverage and apps like WhatsApp, which has an inbuilt audio recording / …

Noreve Saint-Tropez Tab S2 Case – Review

There are a couple of sayings which are used in everyday life that come true when you use a case from Noreve: 1. You get what you pay for 2 You buy cheap, you buy twice   Good points Made from premium real leather Top build quality Feels …

Speck World Cup Cases now available

The World Cup is just around the corner now, so if you want to show your support, check out the new range of cases from Speck. Sure, we’re showing you the England one here, but they’ve also got the Presido GRIP World Edition available for France, Spain, Germany, …

Huawei P20 Pro Case Roundup

With smartphone prices getting more and more expensive, now more than ever you need to make sure you have some sort of case to protect it from scratching and breaking. The Huawei P20 Pro is one of those flagship devices that has caught a lot of attention, mainly …

Dog & Bone – Waterproof and drop proof iPhone X case. Win!

Maria from Dog & Bone got in touch recently about this new rugged, slim, waterproof and drop proof iPhone X case. However, although we can show it to you, we don’t have an iPhone X to hand, so this is where you can step in. This “Wetsuit Impact” …

#MWC18 – 3mk Screen Protectors

This was a meeting that we arranged to see what this unknown (to us) company was all about. In the end I was extremely glad that we went along to see them as they do some really cool gear. What we are looking at here is my Mate …

Wrappz cases. Half price!

Way back in 2013, when I was still at school (ahem..), we covered Wrappz.com. They do personalised covers and skins for your phone. This weekend, and only this weekend, they’re reducing the prices of their cases by 50% if you put in the code 4EVER. It’s simple to …

Get an Honor 7X, grab yourself some in-game credit and a free case

Back in November last year we took a good look at the Honor 7X. It comes equipped with a 5.93″ (2160 X 1080) edge-to-edge “FullView” screem (at the 18:9 ratio). For £269.99 you get 4GB of memory, 64GB storage, a dual-lens 16 and 2 megapixel camera arrangement, microSD …

Get a protective case… for your PlayStation?

The PS4 that my son has is an expensive piece of kit. I’m forever telling him to be careful with the games too, as I’m sure you guys do at home. Just one scratch, one mark, and that ever-so-expensive game will refuse to load. So, when I came …

Modobag – Motorized, Rideable … err… luggage

I don’t know about you, but having a small carry-on suitcase with wheels on, one that glides effortlessly around an airport, can be a very, very, very, very .. minor irritation. So, welcome to crowdfunded item number 25251613. The Modobag. A motorized suitcase that’ll make you look like …

Urban Armor Gear announces cases for the LG V30

We recently had a play with the new LG V30 and, with an expensive new phone featuring an expansive display, you’re good to want to protect it. Although we’re still not overly sure whether it’s launching here in the UK (they’re telling us that “key European markets” will …

EXCLUSIVE: iPhone X shape and form factor

We don’t do rumours on Coolsmartphone.com that much. At least I don’t. Often the rumour doesn’t turn out to be true, and then our readers are a bit disappointed. I don’t like being disappointed and I’m sure Coolsmartphone readers don’t either. Today I’m making an exception, because I …

Selfie stick? Phone cover? Combined? Boom!

You want a case, but you also want a selfie stick. What to do eh? Just how are you going to take those arty shots and simultaneously annoy everyone in the surrounding area without that selfie stick? What you need, flower, is a Stikbox. It’s a world first …

Totallee super-thin iPhone leather case – Review

The trouble with phone cases is that, for the most part, they suddenly make your sleek and sexy phone look like a lego brick. Sure, it’s a necessary evil and we know that we have to protect that precious metal from scratches and that fragile glass from breaking. …

Things to consider before buying a custom iPhone case

There’s no getting away with it. People love the iPhone. My mate has a completely broken iPhone 5s but he refuses to get it fixed or replace it as he’s waiting for the iPhone 8. The thing is, as soon as Apple launches that new iPhone, getting a …

When phone cases go bad

I’m going to try and explain this one as best as I can, but to be honest it’s still very, very strange indeed. An Amazon Artificial Intelligence bot, seemingly created to create additional products for a phone cases company, seems to have gone very wrong. Presumably the bot …

Oaxis launches InkCase, an E ink display case for iPhone 7

Remember back in 2014 when the Yotaphone was launched with its innovate design by having an e-ink display on the back of the device? Unfortunately, the device never caught on along with the next iteration – the Yotaphone 2. Well today, Oaxis has announced the latest in its family of E-Ink …

Tech 21 Samsung Galaxy S8 cases – Review

Head to Tech21.com and you’ll find a range of cases for the iPhone plus LG, Sony, HTC and Motorola handsets. There’s lots of designs and types to choose from, but one thing in common you’ll find is the fact that they’re properly drop tested. Today we’re looking at …

The evolution of bunny rabbit ears

During my twelve years of using smartphones, I’ve never felt the need to use a case. I’ve instead kept my phone in good condition by ensuring that it gets a pocket to itself alongside nothing else such as keys to scratch it. I also ensure that I handle …

Yet more Huawei P10 cases for you..

Just a couple of days ago I mentioned how good it was that we’re seeing more cases and covers for a greater variety of phones. The Huawei P10 is one of those phones and now Terrapin have been in touch to highlight their P10 cases. They tell me …

Huawei P10 rugged cases available from Urban Armor Gear

If you’ve got yourself an iPhone or a Samsung Galaxy S7 you’ll find it relatively easy to find a case for it. However, if you’ve got a phone made by another manufacturer then it can sometimes be a little tricky to get hold of one. Take, as an …

My phone is now held together with sticky tape

I like to think that I’m quite careful with my phone. I have an LG G5 at the moment and, although it’s perhaps not as nice to look at as some smartphones, I still prefer it to be case-free. Until yesterday I was quite proud of the fact …

Another flying Selfie Shooter – AirSelfie

Just the other week we had the SELFLY. It was a flying camera which, when it wasn’t in the air, formed a case around your phone. Now, we’ve got a competitor in the form of the AirSelfie. It looks to be a smaller and ultra-portable. The people behind …

Fancy a flying tripod?

We’re all aware of drones. They float around and, based on my experience, seem to fly off into neighbours gardens so that I have to sheepishly ask for it back. Here we have a new idea. It’s a smartphone case which houses a drone. Just snap it out …

Ghostek Cloak 2 Protective Case Review

Every one of us at Coolsmartphone love our gadgets, but we all also have the same issues and problems with putting it in a case. My nice shiny new iPhone 7 has been crying out for a new case to make sure it doesn’t hurtle towards the floor …

Get festive with a FLAVR Christmas Jumper – For your phone

Phone cases are something that are a fact of life. We don’t really want to hide the fantastic style and shape of our shiny expensive phone, but we have to. This FLAVR case adds a bit of a twist, and they’re really only useful for the next few …

Speck Presidio Clear Case Review

Cases always cause me an issue. The manufacturers spend hundreds of hours designing the phone so it looks its best. They shave millimetres and dropping grammes to make it as sleek and pleasing to hold as possible. However, every handset seems to make a bid for freedom at …

Flat iPhone? Wind it up!

My wife says that I’m always winding her up, so let’s put it to good use and charge a battery with my skills. Now, bear with me here, because I know that this is a bit expensive, but if you hang around the AMPWare website for a few …

iPhone 7 Accessories – Start your engines!

It’s a familiar pattern for folks in the industry. Rumours regarding the next big smartphone release begin to take shape – usually a year or so before the product unveiling. Designers and manufacturers of third party accessories get to work on finding out whatever they can regarding the …

Keep in the loop – Back straps for your phone

There’s two types of people in this world. The first type will put a cover on their phone and they’ll keep it in mint condition. Even when they trade the thing in, it’ll look brand new. The second category is reserved for people like myself, who often find …

Dog & Bone releases cases for the iPhone 7 surfer

I love the Dog & Bone brand, there is something stereotypically Austrailian about them and their products. We have covered their products before and typically aimed at the adventurous person, in particular, a surfer person (dude or dudette!). Splash44 case This sleek and fashionable case features a military certified …

LockSmart and LockSmart Mini – Review

Back in March at Gadget Show live, I met up with the guys from Dog & Bone, who had an array of convenient accessories for those who like adventure and technology. Well, the lovely people at Dog & Bone sent us two of their Bluetooth locks, namely LockSmart …