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Most Expensive IPhone Cases

If you go into any electronics or wireless store, most phone cases you'll see will cost around $20, with the highest prices touching about $80. But some people just can't get enough glamour. We thought that an iPhone case costing $80 dollars, such as the LifeProof (waterproof, shockproof, scratchproof) case was extremely expensive, running almost half the price of the newest iPhone model. We were dead wrong.

The cases below fetch prices that range from a bit over $200 to over $300,000. Are they worth it? Maybe to someone who has that kind of cash to burn, but even then, isn’t it just an iPhone case? On the other hand, some serious craftsmanship has gone into some of these cases, and they do look gorgeous. Take a look, and judge for yourself.

*More iphone cases reviewed by TekSocial:

Louis Vuitton Leather Sleeves

Louis Vuitton Leather Sleeves

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Review : iBike GPS Computer for iPhone 4/4S/5

The iBike GPS Computer for iPhone 4/4S/5 is a waterproof case with handlebar mount for on a bike or even motorcycle, it's made from black plastic which is sturdy and feels strong. The case detaches from the actual handlebar mount easily with a thumb screw and slides on and off, this means you can easily take the iBike off your bike when coming off your bike without having to take tools with you.

I'll start off with the one bad point, never put your iPhone in if you have a screen protector installed, I put mine in with the invisible shield on the screen. The screen protector sticks to the plastic protector on the case and it makes it impossible to remove the phone. The only way I got mine out was to remove the pin out the hinge and squeeze the sides to try unstick the 2 surfaces. Other than that the case is brilliant.

Now the good points, the app that's provided is intuitive and provides plenty of information while riding, including a map, power, speed, distance, cadence, BPM (if you have a heart rate monitor), wind, calories and more. The setup is long and goes in to great detail but you only have to do it once. As mentioned above, the case is well built and feels extremely sturdy. I have no problem trusting this case to prevent damage to my phone in a crash or in heavy rain.

Another great thing about this case is, you don't need to use the iBike app. This is just a case, no hardware to provide the data to the phone. You could use any fitness app with it, Runkeeper for example is my favourite.

You can also use the screen on your phone while it's in the case, this works great. I've never had it not respond to my input.

The case works with the iPhone 4/4S/5 thanks to a clever sled design. It comes with 2 sleds made of the same material as the case itself. Just put your phone on the sled and slide it in to the case, do up the hatch and you're ready to go. There's no access to the sleep/wake button but there is access to the home button which wakes your display. If you want to use the case all of the time, you can turn on the assistive touch in iOS, this allows you to lock the screen and more.

Overall I'm really impressed with the case, it is my go-to while cycling. Apart from the one downside it works so well. It would have been nice to have the bike computer hardware to make it a little more precise but it's pretty accurate if you input the correct settings. You can purchase this fitness accessory from here. If you're an enthusiastic cycler or just obsessed with tracking your fitness or even a motorcyclist that needs a case, one of these will be ideal!



Note: Pictures will be added as soon as my internet is fixed.


HOW TO: The ABSOLUTE And EASIEST 10 Step How To Guide On How To Download iOS 7 For Your iPhone Right Now!

When Apple released iOS 7 beta for the iPhone 5 last week, many wanted to try out the radically redesigned operating system. However, Apple also released the beta in such a way that only developers could try it out. The rest of us? Well, we would have to wait for the public release come this fall.

But what if you want to try it out now? Well, fear not - here's the absolute and only guide you need to try it out. So here we go! If you've got any questions, feel free to leave it down in the comments section and I'll do my best to answer them for you.

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[Review] Square Jellyfish EarPod Case

when I first found out about Square Jellyfish I was quite shocked, I thought the name was funny and the company would be your average case manufacturer, how I was wrong.

I was sent the EarPod Case for reviewing purposes, and it was an absolute pleasure to use it. When you receive the box you are welcomed to the bold blue & white colours, and upon opening the box you are immediately welcomed to the product. Also in the box was a micro-fibre cleaning cloth and a small user guide.

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The Best Leather Case For The iPhone 5: Sena's UltraSlim Classic For iPhone 5 Full Review

I first came across the brand Sena on a forum (not unlike the ones on The Verge or Lifehacker asking readers to choose and vote on their favorite cases) - back in those days, Sena was nowhere as popular or as mainstream as they are now. However, just visiting the website alone for the first time perked my interests: they seem to be doing leather cases exclusively. Of course, there were many variations of the type of leather cases they did including snap-ons, silicon-type all around cover and the slip-ons. In this review, we're going to be talking about the slip-ons, the famous UltraSlim Classic for the iPhone 5 (they have other variations of this case such as the UltraSlim Access) since they seem to be the most popular model as well as being, well, the original.

Starting off with the packaging, we're got an incredibly simple boxed case with a clear see through window. On the top of the box we see what Sena is really famous for - "Handcrafted/Italian Leather". Moving to the back of the box, we've got a few more descriptions such as "Handcrafted from the finest quality, full-grain leather". Even before prying into the box, the whole presentation just screams quality.

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