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Magellan Echo Smart Sports Watch – Hands On [MWC 2014]

2014 is the year of wearables, or so we’re lead to believe. And, while many companies are doing their utmost to create a brand new category of smart, wearable technology, others are improving devices that have existed for decades, if not centuries by bringing them in to the age of connecting things. One company I took a shine to at this year’s…

LifeProof nüüd for iPhone 5s – Hands On [MWC 2014]

LifeProof, over the past couple of years, has built itself a fantastic reputation for manufacturing great cases that protect your iPhone against the elements. They’re waterproof, dust-proof and everything in between. And normally, they’re not obscenely chunky. One of the latest in range was on show at MWC 2014; the nüüd for iPhone 5s. The nüüd is…

Otterbox Preserver for iPhone 5s – Hands On [MWC 2014]

Along with a couple of other accessories at the Otterbox stand this year was the Preserver Series. As a comparison, the closest thing I’ve tried that’s close to it is the Incipio Atlas ID waterproof case for iPhone 5s. Or, a much thinner version of the Otterbox Armor case. It features: – Two-piece case that snaps together for easy assembly –…

Otterbox Symmetry case for iPhone 5/5s hands on [MWC 2014]

As some of you may – or may not – know, I was over at MWC 2014 in Barcelona for a couple of days. At the ShowStoppers event on Sunday evening, many companies got together to show off some cool mobile tech accessories and apps. One of those was Otterbox, so I took the opportunity to get my hands on some of the cases on show. First up is the…

Pelican ProGear case for iPhone 5/5s – Slim, bulk-free protection [Review]

This past week I’ve been using the Pelican ProGear for iPhone 5/5s as my case, and overall, I’m fairly pleased. It’s solid, protective and relatively slim. It uses the usual combination of hard polycarbonate and a softer, more flexible material. It’s great for every day bumps and scrapes, but it’s not perfect. You can buy the ProGear case from…