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    Hands-on: Lego Builder Case for iPhone 5S review

    By 11 December 2013

    Smartphone cases are serious business. They are there to protect your phone from drops and scrapes, to keep your most precious gadget safe through the toils of daily abuse. But serious doesn't have to be boring and nothing says that better than the Lego...

  • Phones 4 out of 5

    Manfrotto Klyp case for iPhone review

    By 25 November 2013

    We all know that a lot of people use their iPhone for shooting video. The Apple smartphone's camera is one of the best on the market and when you add in the slow-mo feature on the iPhone 5S it's hard to beat from a smartphone. The trouble with all smartphones,...

  • Cameras

    Hands-on: Olloclip 4-in-1 lens review

    By 31 October 2013

    The iPhone 5 and 5S already have really good cameras, but according to Olloclip they aren't good enough. For those that want to have even more control of the photos they take the company has created the Olloclip 4-in-1 lens system that simply sides on...

  • Phones 4 out of 5

    Apple iOS 7 review

    By 18 September 2013

    Apple's new operating system, iOS 7, is finally here. Designed by Apple senior VP of design, Jony Ive, it promises a brave new world for Apple users. It's one that ditches the so called "skeuomorphism" - where a design object represents itself by a real-world...

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    LifeProof Nuud iPhone case: glass screen remains exposed for an au naturel hands-on experience

    By 8 September 2013

    If you're in the market for a tough iPhone 5 case then there are lots of options out there. Possibly too many. The majority add bulk and create a feeling of "distance" from your device. But the LifeProof Nuud offers up one crucial difference: there's...

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    Hands-on: Griffin Survivor & Catalyst Waterproof iPhone 5 case review

    By 27 August 2013

    In our experience, two things tend to govern the lifespan of a gadget: how careful the owner is, and; whether or not you have small children in the house. While Griffin technology can't dictate either of those things, the company's Survivor + Catalyst...

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    Pretty Green Paisley iPhone 5 Cases pictures and hands-on

    By 15 August 2013

    Pretty Green is a men's fashion brand that has seen a rapid rise in popularity since its formation just a few years ago. Founded by ex-Oasis and now Beady Eye frontman Liam Gallagher, it has become a major rival to traditional men's casual clothing brands,...

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    Lifeproof life jacket for iPhone 5 case: Big, orange, and it floats too

    By 19 July 2013

    iPhones don't float. If you've ever dropped one in water you don't need us to tell you that. We suspect someone at Lifeproof experienced their iPhone sinking to the bottom of the pool and wondered how they could stop that from happening again. So they...

  • Gadgets

    iCarte 5 for iPhone 5 pictures and hands-on: turn your iPhone into a contactless payment device

    By 4 July 2013

    While EE was announcing that it has signed a deal for contactless payments in the UK with Mastercard, Pocket-lint was in Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, learning how Visa and O2's system works in what the finance company calls, its hero state. As...

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    Case Station personalised case pictures and hands-on

    By 2 July 2013

    Case Station has launched a new personalised mobile phone case service, and we just couldn't resist trying it out. The new service available in a range of retail stores - or online if you want to just do it from the comfort of your own home - is a simple...

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    Carved iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S4 wood cases pictures and hands-on

    By 3 June 2013

    For the most part, a phone case really isn't a particularly exciting thing. They have to be especially beautiful in order for them to earn the right to wrap our favourite smartphones. Thankfully, this pair of laser engraved iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy...

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    Barbour iPhone and iPad cases by Proporta pictures and hands-on

    By 29 April 2013

    Proporta has teamed up with other fashion labels in the past, but there are few that tickle Pocket-lint's fancy as much as its latest partnership. Being a British brand, Proporta has been keen to find partners that share a sense of national heritage...

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    Iron Man Mark VII iPhone 5 case pictures and hands-on

    By 22 April 2013

    Why should Tony Stark have all the fun? He whizzes about in his high-tech armour, saving the world and everything, but why shouldn't you have a slice of the action? Well, gadget specialist Brando offers one way you can at least dress something you own...

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    Hands-on: Mophie Juice Pack Air review

    By 6 March 2013

    No matter how much battery a company can pack into a handset, a battery can still run out at an inconvenient time. That's where Mophie's new Juice Pack Air case steps in, offering a protective body in a light design, with a mix of charging power. Mophie...

  • Phones 3.5 out of 5

    Mophie helium for iPhone 5 review

    By 18 February 2013

    The Mophie helium for iPhone is a new dedicated juice pack for the iPhone, sitting snugly around the Apple smartphone and promising to deliver power when your phone starts to run low. We fitted the new exterior battery case to our iPhone 5 to see if it...

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