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5 of our favourite iPhone 5C cases – Christmas 2014

Monday, December 15th, 2014

Earlier today we covered the iPhone 5S and 5, but what if you have an iPhone 5C? We haven’t forgotten about you, so here are five of our favourite cases for the iPhone 5C.

5. Polycarbonate Shell Case - 100% Clear

Polycarbonate Apple iPhone 5C Shell Case - 100% Clear    Polycarbonate Apple iPhone 5C Shell Case - 100% Clear

The Polycarbonate Shell Case shares a common trait with many of our favourites: it is transparent, offering a full view of the colour of the iPhone 5C that you’ve chosen. The Polycarbonate Shell Case is quite simple, offering complete coverage of your iPhone 5C to prevent scratches and absorb impacts, with cutouts wherever necessary to ensure full accessibility. It’s a simple but massively popular case, well worth a look.

4. 6-Pack Circle Case - Yellow, White, Red, Green, Blue + Black

6 Pack Circle Case for Apple iPhone 5C

This sweet pack of circle cases allow you to make tons of fun combinations with different coloured iPhone 5Cs. Like the official alternatives, these cases are dotted with 35 circles to let your iPhone 5C shine through. Unlike the official cases, these are totally affordable – you can pick up all six colours for £15. The flexible silicone material used makes these cases easy to install and remove too, so a hot swap is only seconds away.

3. Spigen SGP Neo Hybrid - Satin SilverInfinity WhiteDante RedReventon Yellow

Spigen SGP Neo Hybrid Case for Samsung Galaxy S4 - SlateSpigen SGP Neo Hybrid Case for Samsung Galaxy S4 - Slate

This classy case offers something a little different: incredible protection and a mature, modern look. The cases are still available in a nice range of colours to match or complement your iPhone 5C, but the effect is stronger than a transparent case. The TPU and polycarbonate hybrid design is also brilliant for keeping your iPhone safe, adding layers of protection against even heavy drops, knocks, scratches and more.

2. Power Jacket 2200mAh - WhiteGreenYellowBlack

Power Jacket 2200mAh for iPhone 5C

Wish your iPhone 5C had better battery life? That’s easy – use this Power Jacket case. You’ll get a whopping 2200mAh of battery life, which will more than double your battery life, letting you get through your day without worrying. The case is slim and light for a battery case too.

1. Rearth Ringke Fusion Case - Black / Clear

Rearth Ringke Fusion iPhone 5C Case - Black / ClearRearth Ringke Fusion iPhone 5C Case - Black / Clear

Our winning case is the Rearth Ringke Fusion, a clever case that marries a transparent back and a protective bumper. The case is incredibly durable, and will protect your iPhone 5C from scratches and drops for many months to come. If you’re looking to add protection without covering up the signature colour of your phone, then the Rearth Ringke Fusion is one of the very best options available.


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OtterBox unveil Alpha Glass screen protectors for Galaxy S5, iPhone 5S, 5C, 5

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

OtterBox iPhone 5S / 5C / 5 Alpha Glass Screen Protector    OtterBox iPhone 5S / 5C / 5 Alpha Glass Screen Protector

Earlier today we reported on OtterBox’s new line of Resurgence battery cases, but that’s not the only thing that the American phone accessories company announced today. OtterBox have unveiled Alpha Glass, a new series of tempered glass screen protectors. The initial release covers the Galaxy S5, iPhone 5, 5S and 5C, but I wouldn’t be surprised to see screen protectors for the iPhone 6 and other popular smartphones soon afterwards. Let’s take a closer look at what OtterBox have revealed so far.

Scratch and shatter protection

The primary purpose of any screen protector is to prevent damage to your phone’s screen. Of course, the Alpha Glass series provides just that. A thin layer of tempered glass covers the screen below, preventing any scratches or abrasions from damaging the display. The Alpha Glass screen protector also includes an anti-shatter film, ensuring that even if the glass breaks, it remains in a single inert piece to be safely removed.

OtterBox Alpha Samsung Galaxy S5 Glass Screen Protector    OtterBox Alpha Samsung Galaxy S5 Glass Screen Protector

Hardly noticeable once installed

OtterBox have delivered one of the thinnest tempered glass screen protectors on the market, with tiny proportions that are barely noticeable. With Alpha Glass installed, your phone also retains its original touch screen sensitivity, brightness and clarity. Even installation is a cinch, as the package comes with everything you need to install the screen protector cleanly and without bubbles. You don’t have to worry about a thing.

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The OtterBox Alpha Glass screen protectors are coming soon to Mobile Fun. For more information–including live pricing and availability data–please visit the product pages listed below.


If you’re in a hurry to find a tempered glass screen protector, then you might check out Spigen’s line of Glas.t screen protectors in the meantime.

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What type of iPhone 5C case best suits you?

Monday, June 30th, 2014

Finding the right iPhone 5C case can be difficult, so we’ve recently added a number of categories to our iPhone 5C cases to make your perfect case easier to find. Now, instead of viewing every iPhone 5C case we have, you can drill down into the kind of case you’re looking for case – maybe a leather case, or a protective case, or a waterproof one? With these categories, it’s easy – take a look below!

iPhone 5C bumper cases are lightweight options, designed to add impact protection without significant bulk. Sometimes these cases include back protection as well, but others dispense with this for a lighter weight.

Draco Design Allure CP Ultra Slim Bumper Case for iPhone 5C - Pink    Case-Mate Hula Bumper for iPhone 5C - Black

iPhone 5C stand cases include helpful stands in the back of the case, allowing you to easily watch videos, play games and keep an eye on incoming notifications. Most of these stand cases work in landscape mode, but a rare few include portrait as well.

iPhone 5C Leather Style Stripe Wallet Stand Case - Red / Pink / YellowMetalix Book Case for Apple iPhone 5C - Black

iPhone 5C clear cases show off the beautiful colour of your iPhone 5C, while keeping your phone’s plastic body protected against scratches and drops. There are many options here, from almost invisible cases to more noticeable cases that retain at least partially transparent elements.

Polycarbonate Apple iPhone 5C Shell Case - 100% ClearFlexishield Frosted Gel Apple iPhone 5C Case - Clear

iPhone 5C official cases are produced by Apple themselves, so they fit the size and style of the iPhone 5C perfectly.

Official Apple iPhone 5C Case - GreenOfficial Apple iPhone 5C Case - White

iPhone 5C waterproof cases are designed to be used in or near water, giving you the piece of mind to use the iPhone 5C in a natural way. Brilliant for pools, beaches and other wet or rainy environs.

Overboard Waterproof Case for iPhone 5 / 4S / 4 - BlackOverboard Waterproof Case for iPhone 5 / 4S / 4 - Black

iPhone 5C folding cases are also called flip or folio cases. They provide an easy way to protect the iPhone 5C’s vulnerable screen, and many include pockets for your credit cards and cash as well. Furthermore, some cases’ covers can be flipped backwards to form helpful stands.

Grainz Wood Grain Folio Case For Apple iPhone 5C - CoralMetalix Book Case for Apple iPhone 5C - Light Blue

iPhone 5C hard cases are typically made from an impact-resistant plastic, providing rigidity and protection. These hard cases contrast with softer phone cases, which typically offer more grip but less rigidity.

Spigen SGP Neo Hybrid Case for Samsung Galaxy S4 - SlateSpigen SGP Tough Armor Case for iPhone 5C - Dodger Blue

iPhone 5C silicone cases are typically soft and inexpensive. They also provide a good amount of grip, preventing you from dropping your phone in the first place. There are plenty of designs to choose from here, from minimal options to quite intricately detailed cases.

Ballistic Shell Gel Case for iPhone 5C - BlackCircle Case for Apple iPhone 5C - Blue

iPhone 5C tough cases are designed for one thing: keeping your iPhone 5C safe. These cases often include multiple layers to help protect against different kinds of hazards, and both hard and soft materials may be used. Integrated screen protection is also a relatively common feature.

Trident Aegis Case for Apple iPhone 5C - RedOtterBox Defender Series for iPhone 5 - Black

iPhone 5C flip cases are vertical folding cases, which provide good screen protection and typically a classical look as well.

Flip Case And Stand For Apple iPhone 5C - BeigePremium Flip Case For IPhone 5C - Blue

iPhone 5C wallet cases are designed to replace or augment your wallet, allowing you to keep your cash and cards right next to your iPhone. These wallet cases are often bulkier than more simplistic alternatives, but are unrivalled for utility.

Suki iPhone 5C Leather-Style Case - PinkZenus Masstige Retro Z Diary Case for iPhone 5C - Black

iPhone 5C leather cases are made from leather as you’d expect, and provide a classical look that is as suited to the farmer’s market as the boardroom. These cases are hard-wearing, and will continue to look good as they get older.

PDair Leather Ultra Thin Flip Case for Sony Xperia L - WhiteVAD Superior Leather Comfort Jacket for iPhone 5S /  5 - Black

iPhone 5C bling cases are all about that over the top look, with crystals and Swarovski Elements provided a much-needed swag infusion.

iPhone 5C Glitter CaseBling My Thing Milky Way Collection Case for iPhone 5C - Blue Mix

iPhone 5C battery cases will keep your iPhone 5C going longer. They are essentially a case and a battery pack combined, and can extend your iPhone 5C’s life by days at a time.

3 in 1 Wireless Power Bank for iPhone 5C - BlackiPhone 5C Power Jacket 2200mAh - White

iPhone 5C carbon cases offer a contemporary carbon fibre look. Many of these cases are slim as well, granting the same attributes as their namesake material.

Case-Mate Barely There Carbon Case for iPhone 5C - BlackCase-Mate Barely There Carbon Case for iPhone 5C - Black

Thanks for checking out these categories, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comments below!

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Top 10 Lightning accessories for iPhone, iPad and iPod

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

The Lightning connector divided opinion upon its release with the iPhone 5. On the one hand, it was a smaller, more convenient connector that was reversible. On the other, it meant that Apple’s long-standing 30 Pin connector was obsolete, a move that sent millions of accessories to the grave – from cheap charging cables to expensive speaker systems. Whatever your opinion on the matter, Lightning is here to stay so you may as well make the most of it! In that spirit, let’s take a look at ten of the best accessories for the now ubiquitous Apple connector.

1. Dexim Universal Dock Station (iPhone & iPad with Lightning Connector)

Official Apple iPhone 5C Lightning Charge and Sync Dock - White    Official Apple iPhone 5C Lightning Charge and Sync Dock - White

Our first Lightning accessory is this dock from Dexim. The dock is rare in being outfitted for both iPad and iPhone, allowing you to connect either device as required. The 2.1A output ensures all devices will charge rapidly, and the adjustable connector allows for cases to be kept on while charging.

2. Qi iPhone 5S / 5C / 5 Wireless Charging Receiver

Qi iPhone 5S / 5C / 5 Wireless Charging Receiver    Qi iPhone 5S / 5C / 5 Wireless Charging Receiver

Qi is a popular wireless charging standard in Android world, but don’t expect it to appear on an iPhone any time soon. Thankfully you can get this wireless charging receiver which plugs into your phone’s lightning port, then can be tucked into a case of your choice. Then you’ll have the convenience of wireless charging when you want it, in a package that’s compatible with all Lightning iPhones and a wide range of cases.

3. Griffin Wired Keyboard for Apple Lightning Devices

Griffin Wired Keyboard for Apple Lightning Devices    Griffin Wired Keyboard for Apple Lightning Devices

If you want to get some work done on an iPad or iPhone, then a full-size keyboard is quite helpful. One option is a Bluetooth keyboard, but these are expensive and require recharging. A good alternative then, is this Griffin Wired Keyboard, which plugs directly into the Lightning port and works immediately.

4. Genuine Lightning Digital AV Adapter

Genuine Lightning Digital AV Adapter   Genuine Lightning Digital AV Adapter

Want to show your iPhone, iPod or iPad content on the biggest screen in the room? This Digital AV adapter lets you easily connect your Lightning device to HDTVs, monitors and projectors. Again, everything is plug-and-play; just connect up the relevant cables and away you go. Perfect for screening HD movies, showing off photos and playing music. Definitely one of the most helpful Lightning adapters for the iPhone 5.

5. KitSound X-Dock 2 Lightning Clock Radio Dock for iPhone 5S / 5C /5

KitSound X-Dock 2 Lightning Connector Clock Radio Dock for iPhone 5    KitSound X-Dock 2 Lightning Connector Clock Radio Dock for iPhone 5

This clock radio dock is a powerful piece of kit, with room for an iPhone 5S, 5C or 5 next to a digital display. This is the ideal accessory for your bedside table or desk, allowing you to keep an eye on the time, charge your iPhone, set alarms and listen to the radio. You can wake up to your favourite FM station, your favourite iTunes songs or even the standard ‘bzzz’ alarm clock sound.

6. Kit: Lightning to Micro USB Adapter – White

Kit: Lightning to Micro USB Adapter - White

This simple adapter ensures that you don’t always need a Lightning cable around all the time. Instead, you can use the rather more numerous microUSB cables and accessories to charge and sync. And since the adapter is so small, there’s no excuse not to bring it with you!

7. High Power Lightning Car Charger with USB Port – Black

High Power Lightning Car Charger with Extra USB Port - Black    High Power Lightning Car Charger with Extra USB Port - Black

Car chargers are brilliant, particularly if you’re trying to entertain your kids in the back seat with an iPad or navigate with an iPhone. This one offers 2.4A of charging power, allowing an iPad – or two iPhones – to be charged at full speed. That means even if you’re draining a lot of power from playing movies or using GPS navigation, you’ll still end up with way more battery life than you started with. An integrated USB port allows other devices to be charged too.

8. Kit 4-in-1 Connection Kit

Kit 4 in 1 Connection Kit for iPad Air / iPad 4 / iPad Mini 2 / Mini    Kit 4 in 1 Connection Kit for iPad Air / iPad 4 / iPad Mini 2 / Mini

This tiny box is one of the most useful accessories you can own for the iPhone or iPad. Plug the Lightning connector into your device, and then you can plug in a USB device (like a keyboard or flash drive) as well as SD cards. That makes it really easy to get stuff on or off your iPad, or plug in a full-size keyboard for a better typing experience. There’s even a Lightning port, so you can keep charging your device while everything else is connected.

9. Kit Magnetic Battery Case for iPhone 5S

Boostcase Hybrid Snap Case with 1500Mah Battery for iPhone 5 - Purple    Boostcase Hybrid Snap Case with 1500Mah Battery for iPhone 5 - Purple

This clever case includes an battery pack which allows you to recharge your phone on the go. The battery is magnetically attached to the rest of the case, and can be used in situ or removed from the case as necessary. With 2800 mAh you’ll have three times the battery life, and that makes a  big difference.

10. iMee Sync and Charge Lightning to USB Cable – Gold

iMee Sync and Charge Lightning to USB Cable - Gold    iMee Sync and Charge Lightning to USB Cable - Gold

Our final Lightning accessory is also the simplest: a stylish Lightning cable in Gold. This is a great fit with the Champagne Gold iPhone 5S, but looks great with other colours as well. Otherwise, this is just the same as your Apple Lightning cable, offering charging and syncing at full speeds.


OK, so these are our selections! We hope you’ve found this blog helpful, and be sure to let us know if you have any questions or comments below!

Impossible Instant Photo Lab – print out your own Polaroid-style photos from iPhone and iPod

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Impossible Instant Photo Lab for iPhone and iPod    Impossible Instant Photo Lab for iPhone and iPod

Here’s a cool new iPhone accessory that’ll appeal to any picture taker, from the most casual selfie snapper to the most serious iPhone photog. It’s called the Impossible Instant Photo Lab, and it’s essentially a Polaroid-style printer for your iPhone.

It works like this – just select a picture on your device, place it on top of the Instant Lab. Pull the shutter slide out, push it back in and hit the eject button – within seconds, your photo will be printed out. Then, you can watch as the photo develops in the palm of your hand. This immediacy is quite spectacular, and feels futuristic and retro at the same time.

It’s not just your own camera photos that work with the Photo Lab either. You can print out screenshots, images downloaded from websites and shots taken by your friends too. In fact, if you can see the image on your device, you can print it out on the Instant Photo Lab.

The Instant Photo Lab is compatible with colour, black-and-white, gold / silver framed and colour framed Polaroid film, so you’re free to experiment and find the best combination for each photo you want to print. These one-of-a-kind tactile and tangible photographs stand out from the crowd, and bring a whole new dimension to your subject.

Impossible Instant Photo Lab for iPhone and iPod    Impossible Instant Photo Lab for iPhone and iPod

The Instant Photo Lab a cool gadget that’ll appeal to anyone who enjoys taking and sharing photos – just writing this article has made me want one!

For more information on the Instant Photo Lab – including live price and availability information – check out the product page linked below.

Impossible Instant Photo Lab for iPhone and iPod

Thanks for checking out the article, and be sure to let us know what you think of the Photo Lab in the comments below!