Sir Apfelot Blog

23 April 2021

Pitaka cases: 15% off and product announcements

Until next Tuesday, April 27, 2021, you can use the voucher code below to secure a 15% discount on selected Pitaka products. These include cases for the iPad Pro with 10,9 inches, 11 inches [...]
27 June 2019
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In the test: Spigen Rugged Armor Case for the Apple Watch Series 1 to 4

Now that I've smashed the display of my Apple Watch for the second time, it's time to take protective measures. I bought Apple Care + for the watch because of my stupidity - and it [...]
11 June 2019

Woodcessories - ecological accessories for iPad, iPhone, Watch and MacBook

The company Woodcessories from Essen manufactures cases, chargers, cable plugs, cases and other products for Apple and Samsung devices from natural resources. Wood and stone in particular are used. The ecological accessories do not protect [...]
15 November 2017
It's hard to complain about the look of the protective cover. As with the iPhone, you have to swap a bit of optics for a protective function with every case. Even with the iPhone, however, I have no problems making compromises here if you survive the unavoidable iPhone falls.

In the test: UAG protective cover for the Apple MacBook 12 inch

A few weeks ago Urban Armor Gear - UAG for short - sent me a sleeve for my MacBook. I gladly accepted this for a test, because my MacBook Pro, which I work on every day, [...]
18 September 2017
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Quad Lock cases for iPhone 8/8 Plus and iPhone X.

From Quad Lock, a manufacturer of universally applicable mobile phone cases, there are now again new case models - for the Apple smartphones iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X. The Quad Lock cases can be [...]
22 September 2016
In the test: The iPhone case made of leather - Stilgut also includes instructions for putting on and taking off.

In the test: The StilGut Premium Cover leather case for the iPhone 6 / 6s made of real nappa leather

The selection of materials for iPhone cases is quite extensive ... from silicone to PU and PVC to leather, everything is available. Personally, I still find cell phone cases made of real leather to be particularly [...]
17 June 2016
Here in detail you can see the two bulges on the bottom and the lid of the case that the MacBook is padded all around. When you close the zipper, they are pressed together.

In the test: The Booq Viper Hardcase for the MacBook 12 inch

A few days ago I received the Viper Hardcase VHC12-BLR from Booq for testing. I already have a sleeve for my MacBook 12 inch, but it is quite "wobbly" because it is made of neoprene [...]
16 September 2014
iPhone 6 case from JETech

Order the best iPhone 6 cases under 10 EUR directly from Amazon

The iPhone 6 has not been announced for long, several millions of Apple smartphones have been pre-ordered and the trade in iPhone cases is already in full swing. For this reason I would like to briefly [...]
30 September 2013
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Can I also use iPhone 5 cases for the 5s?

One reader asked whether he could basically use all cases that are designated for the [iPhone 5-> iphone-5] for the iPhone 5s as well. Answer: Yes, this is of course possible, since upgrading from iPhone 5 [...]