iPhone Cases

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by JohnBoy777, Feb 15, 2013.

  1. JohnBoy777

    JohnBoy777 Pseudo-Adventurist

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  2. squidhunter

    squidhunter suck-squeeze-bang-blow

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    It's hard to beat the Otterbox Defender. A bit bulky, but it's does its job.
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  3. JohnBoy777

    JohnBoy777 Pseudo-Adventurist

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    Half of the reviews in that cnet link kept comparing them to the Otterbox Defender. The Hard Core HC case seems like a nice option, as well.
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  4. RODBOLT

    RODBOLT Stay thirsty!

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    I recommend the Ballistic HC case. I tried the Otterbox defender for my iPhone 4 and it was not near as good as there older products. I gave up on it after the 5th belt clip either broke or fell apart. I'm on my second Ballistic (I'm very hard on my phone) and I wouldn't buy anything else. Btw I only replaced the first one be because the screen cover was so badly scratched.
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    datol n00b and improved!

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  6. MeanMoe

    MeanMoe one really mean cat

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    Currently using a Lifeproof case. The sound quality is my only beef with it.
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  7. Bones750

    Bones750 Adventurer

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    I don't mind the Otterbox Defender but I absolutely HATE the belt clip. Has anyone found any kind of a belt/pouch-type case that will hold the phone with the Otterbox silicone sleeve on it? Yeah...my silicone has started to stretch out as well but I truly believe it has more to do with the shitty belt clip.
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  8. dlearl476

    dlearl476 Two-bit Throttle Bum

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    I like Specks. I carry my phone in my pocket a lot and I really don't need a Pelican case for it.

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  9. SJSharkfan

    SJSharkfan Been here awhile

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    +1 for Lifeproof. My wife and I both have the 4S. She has the Otterbox Defender and I have the Lifeproof. I cant believe how big and bulky her case is compared to mine. On top of all that bulk its not water proof. I don't swim with mine but its nice to know that it's protected just in case I fall in some creek.

    Sound quality with the life proof case is an issue for some, doesn't bother me. Another issue is you cant put it in a dock and some cords don't work with it.
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  11. JohnBoy777

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    I really like the Ballistic Hard Core, but it seems a bit Troglodytey compared to the Otterbox Commuter.
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  12. JohnBoy777

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    Here's a really cool option - a little pricey, though. I think I might just get it.

    TAKTIK Black + Gorilla Glass

    TAKTIK is our Premium Protection System for the iPhone 4/4s. With TAKTIK, we've focused on making a case that exceeds user expectations in the rugged case market. TAKTIK balances strong iconic aesthetics with innovative performance features to transform your iPhone through bold design, precision engineering and the best performance materials available.

    Corning® Gorilla® Glass | Polymer Bezels | Silicone Patent-Pending Impact Truss | Aluminum Port Covers | Hydrophobic Membranes | PVD Coated Steel Hardware <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:eek:ffice" /><o:p></o:p>

    LINK https://www.lunatik.com/products/taktik?variant=61

    VIDEO http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=R-Q9mV50ZnM


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  13. Lexington

    Lexington deliciously wicked

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    I just bought my very first iPhone today. It's a 4s and I got an Otterbox Defender something. It seems to be ok. I just wanted to protect an expensive (to me) investment. The sound quality is pretty good. :dunno
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  14. soyanarchisto

    soyanarchisto Long timer

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    A "little" pricey?

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  15. WVhillbilly

    WVhillbilly Long timer

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    I like the Otterbox cases.
    Have used a Defender on my last 2 phones with no issues.
    I do have a Griffin case on my iPod Touch and its also well made.
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  16. Fubars

    Fubars What would Scoobydo?

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    I've been using the Defender for 2 weeks now. Works O.K., but I wish it covered up the Apple logo.
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  17. KenR

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    Lifeproof here. My phone has survived several crashes, drops, water and a crap load of dust and dirt while housed in this case.
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  18. MrPickle

    MrPickle NP Extraordinaire

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    I didn't like the lifeproof, it wouldn't hang up calls for me when you pushed the red hang up bar...I think the plastic cover was touching the screen in a second location.

    I just received that TakTik Extreme for my iPhone 5, and as a guy that has probably ten cases in the house right now, this case is The Shit. Best case ever. Second place goes to my Sena magnetic flipper case.

    I never understood cases that didn't protect the screen...
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  19. JohnBoy777

    JohnBoy777 Pseudo-Adventurist

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    Here&#8217;s an unrelated thought. I have never seen a toilet, commode or outhouse on Gillian&#8217;s Island. The Professor could build flippin&#8217; radios out of coconuts, but they couldn&#8217;t build a toilet. I don&#8217;t get it.

    Anyway, I just ordered the TAKTIK.



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