GettaGrip Grip2ü Boss for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

While bigger screens are nice, the downside to larger 4.7” and 5.5” iPhone models is that they can be more of a challenge to handle, making protective cases all the more necessary. This is clearly where GettaGrip is going with its new Grip2ü Boss ($30) for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus — a case designed to not only provide drop protection, but hopefully to prevent you from dropping your iPhone in the first place. The case is made from fused TPU and polycarbonate materials, giving it a softer interior surrounded by a hard polycarbonate shell, which the company claims will withstand drops of up to 10 feet. The Boss is available in six attractive color options.

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Gear4 Oxford Bookcase for iPhone 7 Plus

While we’ve personally never been big fans of iPhone folio cases in general, we do acknowledge that some users who like to carry their iPhone in a purse or shoulder bag may benefit from the tradeoff between full front screen protection and quick accessibility. If you fit into that category, Gear4’s updated Oxford Bookcase ($50) is worth a look. Unlike many of the folio cases we’ve seen that emphasize style over protection, Gear4 has built Oxford out of patented, shockproof D3O material, so it not only provides a cover for your iPhone screen, but “military-grade” drop protection as well.

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Gear4 Buckingham for iPad mini 4

Gear4’s new Buckingham ($70) is a stylish new folio case for the iPad mini 4 that uses D3O’s patented technology to provide “military grade” shock absorption and impact protection without adding extra bulk to the case. The iPad mini fits snugly into the base of the case, which provides full side and top button coverage as well as a raised edge at the front. The folio cover and rear of the case is made from a sleek, matte black material, with an exposed plastic section on the back that seems designed for holding your finger in a comfortable position against the back of the case when using the iPad.

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Mophie Juice Pack Air for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

Mophie’s Juice Pack Air ($100) has arrived for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The wireless charging case can fully recharge an iPhone 7, while the iPhone 7 Plus case can recharge the larger iPhone back up to 60 percent battery. A matte slider-style case, Juice Pack Air’s Lightning connector plugs into the iPhone, while the case can be recharged using a micro-USB port at the bottom, or one of Mophie’s Charge Force magnetic wireless charging accessories. Juice Pack Air comes in five colors — black, rose gold, gold, blue, and red. A micro-USB cord is included, but sadly there’s no headphone port of any kind, so you’ll be unable to use wired earphones without removing the case.

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Distil Union Wally Ether for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

Distil Union’s popular Wally wallets and wallet phone cases have arrived on iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus with Wally Ether. A leather-backed shell case, Wally Ether offers little protection for an iPhone, but it can store up to three cards in its compartment. Wally Ether uses the clever Wally Pull-Tab found in other Wally wallets, which allows users to pull the cards out using the tab. Pushing the cards back into the case causes the tab to retract. It’s an effective way to access your cards, and it also minimizes the case’s bulk — which is a problem with a lot of wallet cases.

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Belkin Case + Stand for Apple Pencil

Apple Pencil is a well-regarded peripheral for iPad Pro, so most criticisms of Pencil end up being questions of where you should keep the thing when it’s not in use. Companies have introduced accessories to this end, and some of our favorite iPad Pro cases also offer a holding place for a Pencil. In the same vein, Belkin has introduced Case + Stand for Apple Pencil, which is meant to be an all-in-one solution for Pencil users. Case + Stand does exactly what it claims to do — it’s a storage case for Apple Pencil which doubles as a vertical stand for the peripheral. The case is made of white plastic and gray matte silicone, the latter of which is also found in the recessed tip holder of the stand.

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Hex Focus Case, Icon Wallet + Solo Wallet for iPhone 7/7 Plus

Hex has brought a number of its cases to the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, including the Focus Case ($30-$40), Icon Wallet ($50-$60), and Solo Wallet ($30-$40). The $10 price differences represent a gap between the iPhone 7 cases and iPhone 7 Plus cases. We’ve already reviewed the Icon Wallet and Solo Wallet for iPhone 6, and the Focus Case is basically Solo Wallet without any card slots — the latter two cases are shell cases, and don’t really warrant a full review. (Solo Wallet’s fit is now better than it was two years ago.) Icon Wallet’s design hasn’t really changed, either — refer back to the last review for further details.

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$40-$60 | Cases + Covers

Danny P. Leather Wallet with iPhone 6 Plus Case

The Leather Wallet with iPhone 6 Plus Case ($129) is an interesting concept from leather accessory company Danny P. While we’ve seen many wallet cases over the years, this product is mainly a wallet that just happens to have space for your iPhone 6/6s Plus. Danny P. also makes a version for the iPhone 6/6s, and an iPhone 5/5s/SE version of the wallet is also still available. The iPhone 6/6s Plus version of the wallet has seven credit card slots and a pocket for cash. Leather Wallet with iPhone 6 Plus Case comes in dark brown, black, and the brown/blue seen here.

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Grovemade Wood + Leather Cases for iPhone 6/6s/Plus

Grovemade has introduced a number of new Wood + Leather Cases for iPhone SE, iPhone 6/6s, and iPhone 6/6s Plus. We received the larger versions, which cost $109 for iPhone 6/6s and $119 for iPhone 6/6s Plus. The new cases come in either maple and leather (a lighter wood with a light brown leather backing), or walnut and leather (a darker wood with a black leather backing). As with previous Grovemade cases, the Wood + Leather Cases come in two pieces — the iPhone is inserted into a wood frame, and the back of the case is applied to the rear of an iPhone with a sticky backing.

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$109-$119 | Cases + Covers

Incipio Truman Sleeve for iPad Pro

As more iPad Pro cases hit the market, we’re also starting to see more carrying options that cater to Apple’s largest tablet. Incipio’s Truman Sleeve for iPad Pro ($40) is a cushioned sleeve with a protective nylon exterior, faux fur lining, and a vegan leather border. The sleeve has a large exterior pocket to hold cords or other accessories.

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Rareform iPhone 6/6s Case

Rareform’s iPhone 6/6s Case ($40) is truly unique — each of the company’s cases have a different look, as the back of the case features an original piece of reclaimed billboard, cut, washed, and sewn into a matte, rubbery polycarbonate shell. We don’t give full reviews to shell cases, as they don’t provide proper everyday protection for an iPhone. Nevertheless, some users are only considered with cases as a fashion accessory, which is why we feature shell cases in our Gear section.

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Griffin Survivor Play for Siri Remote

Apple TV accessories are rare, and even with the introduction of the fourth-generation set-top box, we expect that trend will continue. Griffin, however, recently introduced Survivor Play for Siri Remote ($20), a protective cover for the new Siri Remote. A thick silicone cover, the grippy Survivor Play was “designed with gaming in mind,” as it aims to keep the $79 Siri Remote safe if if flies out of one’s hand in the middle of gaming action.

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Waterfield Designs Dash Sleeve and Outback Solo for iPad Pro

Waterfield Designs has introduced two new carrying case options for iPad Pro — the Dash Sleeve  ($59) and Outback Solo ($119-$138). Dash iPad Pro Sleeve is a simple slim sleeve with a ballistic nylon exterior and foam liner. Outback Solo is a waxed canvas bag with a leather flap, magnetic closure, and three outer pockets, as well.

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Speck CandyShell Inked Luxury Edition for iPhone 6

Speck’s CandyShell Inked for iPhone 6 case was released around the same time as Apple’s iPhone 6, and the company has now added a new premium edition to that case line.The CandyShell Inked Luxury Edition for iPhone 6 ($50) features new hi-res graphics. These new “luxury” cases will set you back $10 extra compared to the original iPhone 6 Inked cases.

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Toast Custom Phone Cover for iPhone 6 Plus

Toast, known for creating customized wood covers, has sent over a Custom Phone Cover for iPhone 6 Plus ($64-$74). The wooden cover is essentially a wood-coated sticker that fits around the outside of an iPhone, with four shades of wood available. Customers can submit their own high-resolution art to Toast for customization. For an iPhone 6 Plus, the back cover costs $64, and for $10 more, Toast adds a front panel. Stickers are also included for the phone’s buttons.

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$64-$74 | Cases + Covers
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