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Go Retro With Your iPhone 5: Get Two High-Quality Cases From Rocketcases [Deals]

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Be honest…the first time you saw a cassette or Nintendo-style retro case, you wanted it. But quality-wise, these style of cases just hasn’t been up to snuff. Until now. Rocketcases did the right thing, and made the cases we all wanted the way they should have been made the first time.

Now you can choose two cases from a variety of options. Whether you pick the classic black or white GameBoy, multi-colored cassette tapes, or the black or grey “Ghetto Blaster” boombox, you’ll get them for an incredible deal – just $25 – during this limited time Cult of Mac Deals offer.

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All The Cool Apple Stuff Not Made By Apple in Hong Kong [Gallery]

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One of two “Apple” bags found in the Ladies Market. @Nicole Martinelli for Cult of Mac.

Once I started iSpying in the crowded, bustling streets of Hong Kong, it was hard to stop. (Also, the IP lawyers must be seriously busy in these parts.)

These are some of my favorite finds of Apple-esque products and signs — minus the pics that didn’t turn out because my travel companions were trying to stop me from lagging behind or getting run over.

We’ll have more reporting from Hong Kong soon; a special thanks goes out to Truman Au for showing me around.

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The iPhone 5/5S Accessory Bundle: Get Two Cases And Headphones With Free Shipping [Deals]

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Do you have a brand new iPhone 5S? Want to protect that beautiful piece of hardware but still want to show off its shiny gold or silver backing? This Cult of Mac Deals offer gets you not one, but two protective, minimalist cases that won’t hide your phone’s backside.

The iPhone 5/5S Accessory Bundle includies the Ice and Dry Ice iPhone 5/5S cases and the new Spark In-Ear Headphones – and all for just $57.99 during this limited time offer.

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The MiDocks Unibody Dock Holds Any iPhone With A Stylish, Elegant Form [Review]

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Having finally fulfilled its Kickstarter premium rewards with backer MiDocks units, manufacturer Mi has begun selling black and a silver brushed aluminum MiDock on its own web store.

MiDocks by Mi
Category: iPhone Docks
Works With: iPhone, iPad Mini
Price: £34.00 (about $53.00)

This unibody iPhone dock is lightweight, solid, and has a fairly impressive look about it, as if Apple or Twelve South could have designed it. It’s a wonderful first effort from the company, and backers and early adopters alike will find much to like about the MiDocks they bring into their homes.

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The Armpocket i30 Is An Affordable, Essential iPhone 5 Armband For Athletic Types [Review]

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The problem with many armbands that I’ve used over the years is twofold. One, if the armband is too small, it only holds an iPhone without a case and nothing else. Too big and it’s unwieldy to use. Two, unless it’s cinched incredibly tight on a bicep, the weight of the phone tends to bounce while running, making the whole concept less than useful.

i30 Armband by Armpocket
Category: iPhone Cases
Works With: iPhone 5
Price: $39.95

The Armpocket i30 armband is a fantastic little iPhone 5 holder that solves both of these problems, with a large enough pocket to hold an iPhone 5 and its case, as well as some extra items like a small amount of cash, a couple of keys, and an ID or credit card. The i30 is perfect for walking, running, hiking, and pretty much any physical activity that requires easy storage of and access to an iPhone 5, when pockets aren’t an option.

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EarSkinz Provide A Higher Level Of Comfort And Usability Than Plain EarPods [Review]

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EarSkinz by EarSkinz
Category: Headphone Accessories
Works With: Apple EarPods
Price: $10.95

When I opened the mailing box to find three pairs of EarSkinz, I wasn’t super impressed. Especially as this model, the ES2, so closely matched the shape of the EarPods it’s designed for use with, I figured it was just another throwaway product.

My apologies for even writing the above, but imagine my surprise when EarSkinz turned out to be an essential accessory for my set of EarPods. I’m even thinking about buying a pair of ES1s for my older Apple earbuds.

The EarSkinz marketing material claims that the little ES2 silicone earbud coverings will improve the comfort, fit, and sound of a pair of EarPods. I found that they indeed improved the comfort and fit, but I’m not so sure about improving the sound, though of course your mileage may vary.

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This Brushed Aluminum And Italian Leather Case Stunningly Redefines Any iPhone 5 It Carries [Review]

Amazing packaging, too!

Amazing packaging, too!

Signature iPhone 5 Case by Truffol
Category: iPhone Case
Works With: iPhone 5
Price: $75 for Classic, $60 for Minimalist

When I received the Truffol “Signature” case in the mail, I was prepared to be underwhelmed. After all, how much can a case maker bring to the table that hasn’t already been brought (broughten?) several times over?

It turns out the answer to that question is, “quite a bit.”

This precision-designed metal and leather case is a striking combination of frame and backing piece, and it genuinely makes my iPhone 5 feel like a whole new luxurious device, waiting to be touched.

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Moon-Themed iPhone Shell Is Made Out of Concrete

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The Korean studios Posh Craft and Realize have recently collaborated on designing a shell for the iPhone 5 called the Luna iPhone Skin.

The skin is actually made out of semi-flexible concrete, and each has crater patterns that are unique — no two are alike.

The skin will go on sale soon, according to the company, at a yet-undisclosed price.

The Pad&Quill Aria Will Still Be Around After You And I Are Dead [Review]

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Category: Cases
Works With: iPad mini
Price: $90

I called the Pad&Quill Aria the “classiest iPad mini case yet,” and I’ll stand by that after using it for a week or two. It’s also most definitely the sturdiest, best crafted case I’ve ever seen, and the fanciest that Brian Holmes and the P&Q crew has come up with to date.

But can such a fancy case ever be practical? Let’s take a look.

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Ending Soon: The Krome CargoCase For iPhone [Deals]

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There’s nothing worse than having to carry too much in your pockets. Keys, pocket change, a wallet, and now…your iPhone. That’s why Krome has developed the perfect case to consolidate your daily belongings. Not only does the Krome CargoCase sport a durable polycarbonate shell with an aircraft aluminum hinge to keep your iPhone in pristine condition, but it maintains all your valuables in one, safe location.

And Cult of Mac Deals has some special pricing on the Krome CargoCase for the iPhone 5. – only $29!

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