Tag Archives: iPhone 5

Speck CandyShell AMPED for iPhone 5/5s [Review]

Speck, one of the leading case makers for mobile phones, recently released their newest case, the CandyShell AMPED case.  It’s supposed to double the volume of your iPhone 5/5s speakers while giving your phone added protection against drops and falls with its two protective layers. The AMPED case doesn’t require any extra battery power; it instead…

Five great iPhone accessories under $100 for Father’s Day

With Father’s Day approaching soon, it’s about time to start thinking of some gift ideas if you haven’t already. Here’s a selection of fairly affordable iPhone accessories for your dad this Father’s Day. Jaybird Freedom Sprint Headphones Whether your dad is an avid athlete or he likes to mow the lawn, these sweat-resistant Bluetooth earbuds from…

Envious of the Galaxy S5′s “Band-Aid” look? Get the “bandage” look for iPhone with Loop’s Mummy case [Review]

If you’ve seen the Galaxy S5′s Band-Aid look, and secretly want your iPhone to have the same First Aid style design ethos, you could be in luck. Loop Attachment Co.’s Mummy Case wraps your iPhone in silicone, designed to look like bandages. Its material make-up isn’t complicated. It’s all made from one material: A flexible, soft-touch silicone. It…

AL13 v2 Aluminum Bumper with 0 signal loss for iPhone hits KickStarter

Last year, I mentioned the AL13 bumper a couple of times here at TiP. It was – and still is – a fantastic, sturdy aluminum bumper for iPhone 5. Its elegant and industrial design stole my heart for a few weeks. Its only issue was that it did impact signal every so slightly. It was better than any other similar product on the market, in that it only dropped…

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…

Ting, the Sprint powered MVNO, to add iPhone 5 support next week

While Ting made waves last year announcing that it would soon support iPhone models, the news was hampered by the fact that it was supporting iPhone 4 and 4S devices, but not quite yet ready to support the iPhone 5. Much of this stems from Sprint, which doesn’t want to make the newest versions of flagship devices available on smaller carriers such as…

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…

WiTricity’s new wireless charging system for iPhone 5/5s shown off, doesn’t require contact with phone [CES 2014]

CES is always full of various gadgets and accessories hoping to get our attention. In fact there’s so much, it’s difficult to know where to start. One area of keen interest – for me at least – is wireless charging. The technology industry has been moving at a fast pace for the past few years. We’ve seen innovations in small screen technology,…