Buying iPhone 13? Check out these awesome cases and accessories

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iPhone 13 cases
Keep your shiny iPhone 13 looking good.
Photo: Elago

iPhone 13 and 13 Pro aren’t compatible with cases made for the iPhone 12 series. So, if you’re preordering a new model Friday, you’ll need new accessories to go with it. Get yours from the Cult of Mac Store.

We’ve just added a bunch of new iPhone 13 cases and accessories from big brands like Elago and SwitchEasy — with more to come from Casetify, Mujjo, and many others. Find out what’s new and order yours today!

The surprising reason Apple hates iPhone rumors

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The surprising reason Apple hates iPhone rumors
You probably can’t guess one of the reasons why Apple wants people to stop leaking the specifications of upcoming iPhone models.
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Apple hates it when people leak details about its upcoming devices. No surprise there. But an order to stop spreading rumors about unreleased iPhone models that the company reportedly sent to a Chinese citizen gives an unexpected reason.

Casetify’s cool Python case keep your precious iPhone ssssafe

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Casetify Python case for iPhone
All-around protection with an antimicrobial coating.
Photo: Casetify

Keep your iPhone clean, protected and looking snake-tacular with these cool Python cases from Casetify. They’re impact-resistant yet super-slim, and finished with an antimicrobial coating that eliminates 99% of bacteria.

They’re also MagSafe compatible, so you won’t have to worry about shedding your wireless charger.

Last chance! Win a MagSafe-compatible Perfect-Clear case from Speck [Cult of Mac giveaway]

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Presidio Perfect-Clear iPhone 12 case
Speck's most protective iPhone case yet.
Photo: Speck

You know that feeling of dread when you drop you iPhone for the hundredth time? As you slowly pick it up and pray that it’s not cracked, you remind yourself, “I need a better case.” Well, here’s your chance. This week’s giveaway is for a Speck Presidio Perfect-Clear Compatible with MagSafe case, worth $50. It’s Speck’s most protective clear case yet.

Show off your iPhone and keep it crack-free by entering this week’s giveaway. Enter and you could win one of four Presidio Perfect-Clear Compatible with MagSafe cases.

Woodgrain iPhone 12 case takes you back to simpler times [Review]

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Wooden Bumper for iPhone 12 review
Wood are you looking at? This sweet iPhone case?
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If you have fond memories of the ’70s tech that was generously steeped in woodgrain panels, you’ll love this sweet iPhone 12 case from Limited77.

It combines a flexible, shock-absorbing shell with a wooden finish that gives your smartphone plenty of protection and a little extra character. It’s also fully compatible with MagSafe accessories.

Check out our full review right here — and bag yours at 17% off the usual price.

Last chance! Start the summer right with a Color Pop iPhone case [Cult of Mac Giveaway]

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Colorful iPhone cases: The Casetify Color Pop collection comes in vibrant colors.
The Color Pop collection from Casetify comes in vibrant colors.
Photo: Casetify

Nothing screams summer more than sweet, sticky popsicles. And Casetify, a purveyor of durable and vibrant cases, just launched a Color Pop line that will make your iPhone look like a popsicle — but without the mess. If you want a pop of color for your iPhone, make sure to enter this week’s giveaway. Enter and you could win one of five Casetify cases.

To sweeten the giveaway even more, Casetify is giving all Cult of Mac readers 15% off cases this week. Just use the code COM15 at checkout.

SurfacePad iPhone 12 case stores credit cards without interrupting MagSafe charging

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Twelve South SurfacePad iPhone 12 case stores credit cards without interrupting MagSafe charging
The SurfacePad wraps an iPhone 12 in leather and provides slots for two cards. All without getting in the way of MagSafe charging.
Photo: Twelve South

The Twelve South SurfacePad is a folio leather wallet case for iPhone 12. It’s designed to hold ID and credit cards and protect the handset’s screen. And it does so without interfering with MagSafe wireless charging.

Casetify Mirror case for iPhone helps you look good on the go

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Casetify Mirror case for iPhone
An effective mirror that's always with you.
Photo: Casetify

When you want to look good but need to travel light, ditch the compact mirror and slap Casetify’s new Mirror case on your iPhone.

Its reflective back will keep you from rushing to the bathroom to ensure your hair is in check, while its shockproof shell protects your iPhone from bumps and scratches. Bag yours today from the Cult of Mac Store.