Showing posts from September, 2018

Case roundup: Apple iPhone XS Max

Another flagship in for review can only mean one thing - loads more cases to try out and score! Of course, the iPhone is so popular with accessory makers that there are literally hundreds available, but I've taken a likely cross-section in hand, thanks to the folks at  MobileFun , kind people that they are, and also to the folks at EasyAcc . See  Mobile Fun's complete range of iPhone XS Max cases and covers here . See the EasyAcc range of XS Max cases here on Amazon UK . In no particular order(!): Olixar Tough Premium, £30 An inner tough rubber layer and a harder plastic layer mean top protection here, including reinforced corners, but you pay a price in terms of added thickness, around half a centimetre. Plus - and I have to say this - the steampunk styling does look rather cheaper than the case's price suggests.The textures, faux screwheads and ultra-plastic kickstand are all staples of cases that usually come in at half the price. Oh well - not a b

Case roundup: Samsung Galaxy Note 9

As usual for my case roundups, I'll cover a variety of styles, with all samples supplied by  MobileFun , kind people that they are. See their complete range of Galaxy Note 9 cases and covers . Note (puns intended throughout!) that I'm going to refer to the phone as the 'Note 9', as do MobileFun. Samsung's stylistic 'Note9' just won't catch on - it looks awful! In no particular order (and with no winner picked, in that all the cases here are worthy of consideration for one reason or another!): Spigen Rugged Armor, £18 As usual Spigen's Rugged Armor case is top notch and, if you're in a hurry, then look no further, this is the best in-situ case for the Note 9 bar none: The matt exterior finish and cushioned interior is the perfect blend of materials and textures. Not too thick, not too thin, and fitting like a glove, as usual for Spigen: The patterned gloss panels on the back serve to add interest and some extra grip - and the desi