Bamboo Plated iPhone Cases

Bamboo Plated iPhone Cases
I could’ve sworn I’ve written about these guys before, but after a quick search, I’m apparently wrong. With that being the case, let me tell you about these cool new … umm … cases. They’re made by Grove, and these are made out of bamboo. For those that don’t know, bamboo is a super renewable Read more…

Marvel & Gelaskins Team Up

Marvel & Gelaskins Team Up
It should come as no surprise that I’m a big fan of comics. And as you probably also know, my wife is a big fan of Gelaskins. But maybe, with this latest introduction, I could be converted to the skin side. Maybe. These are new Marvel iPhone, iPod, and iPad skins made by Gelaskins. They’re Read more…

Hands On with the KarasKustoms iPhone 4 Case

Hands On with the KarasKustoms iPhone 4 Case
A few days ago, I wrote a post about an aluminum case for the iPhone 4 made by KarasKustoms. I got an e-mail that night from one of their employees, and a few days later I was at the shop, checking it out first hand. Then they gave me a model for my own use Read more…

Beef Up Your iPhone 4

Beef Up Your iPhone 4
I’m a car guy, and as such, I’ve seen many different things getting machined over the years. I love watching a lathe or CNC machine doing its work, and I could just sit there for hours watching a cool part get whittled out of aluminum. It’s fascinating to me. Which explains why I like this Read more…

HDR Comparisons

HDR Comparisons
I played around with the new HDR feature on my iPhone yesterday with some mixed results. Ultimately, this comes down to the advantages and disadvantages of the technology, but overall, I’m pretty pleased. First, HDR is best in high-contrast situations, such as the images here. Pictured is Scrappy, my dachshund, without HDR below, and with above. Read more…

Dumb News of the Week: Apple Losing Sales Because of Antennagate

Dumb News of the Week: Apple Losing Sales Because of Antennagate
Wow. Just dumb. First, let’s start with this headline from the Business Insider: Apple Is Losing 20% Of U.S. iPhone 4 Sales To Antennagate Wow. That’s impressive sounding. I should read on. Apple is losing iPhone 4 sales to Antennagate, according to a survey conducted by Piper Jaffray. Piper surveyed 258 cell phone owners in the Read more…

Apple Gazette Reviews: iFrogz LuxeOriginal iPhone 4 Case

Apple Gazette Reviews: iFrogz LuxeOriginal iPhone 4 Case
It seems like the iPhone 4 case frenzy is finally building to a boil, and now we’ve got one of the latest versions to hit the scene, the iFrogz LuxeOriginal case. Recently, the nice people at iFrogz sent over a complimentary model for us to review, so I spent a few days with it on Read more…

iPhone 4.1 Rumored to Come Today – Who’s Excited?

iPhone 4.1 Rumored to Come Today - Who's Excited?
No confirmed news of it yet (of course, it’s super early), but rumor has it that iOS 4.1 is coming out today. Who’s excited? When I first heard the news, I got a little giddy, but I wasn’t sure why. GameCenter seems neat in theory, but I’m not really sure how much I’ll be using Read more…

Yet Another Faux Moleskine Case

Yet Another Faux Moleskine Case
It seems like the big thing to do nowadays is to take your iPad or iPhone and put it in a case that looks like a Moleskine. Why? It’s most likely because of the traditional good looks of the small hardback notebooks, but also because of their relatively low value to thieves. That, and it’s Read more…

Apple Gazette Reviews: Speck Fitted iPhone Case

Apple Gazette Reviews: Speck Fitted iPhone Case
When Apple put out the word that everyone was getting a free case, I was excited, then disappointed. I figured that of the manufacturers who were involved, I would have my pick of excellent cases with lots of color choices. Instead, we got a bunch of cases that do the deed, but there wasn’t much Read more…