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The Week in iOS Accessories and Cases: Baby's got HandL's new phone case

This roundup features the "butt case." Why do they call it that? Just look at it!

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  • Maximus Case for iPhone 7 Plus

    $70.00 MSRP $70.00
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    on Hand Liberation
  • Natural Themed Soft Silicone Case for iPhone 7

    $13.99 MSRP $16.99
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    on Gadget Shopping
  • Fodi Origami Stand

    $14.00 MSRP $20.00
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    on Kickstarter
  • iPad Pro 9.7 Inch Sleeve, Tomtoc Ultra Slim 10.5 Inch New...

    $16.99 MSRP $35.99
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    on Amazon
  • iPad Pro 10.5 Case, JETech Case Cover for Apple iPad Pro...

    $9.99 MSRP $11.99
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    on Amazon
  • House of Marley, Smile Jamaica Wireless Bluetooth Headphone...

    $59.99 MSRP $79.99
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    on Amazon
  • iPhone Veil for iPhone 7

    $28.00 MSRP $30.00
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    on KillSpencer
  • City Collection: DTLA for iPhone 7

    $49.00 MSRP $49.00
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    on Casetify
  • Solpro Tag Solar Charger & Battery Pack

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    on Indiegogo
  • Rowkin Bit Charge Stereo: True Wireless Earbuds w/Portable...

    $129.99 MSRP $259.99
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    on Amazon
  • Rowkin Pulse Wireless Headphones, Bluetooth Earbuds, Stereo...

    $29.99 MSRP $59.99
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    on Amazon
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No ifs, ands, or ....

This roundup features the “butt case.” Why do they call it that? Just look at it! Read on...

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  • Maximus Case for iPhone 7 Plus

    $70.00 MSRP $70.00
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    on Hand Liberation

HandL

The Maximus case from HandL is known as the “Butt Case” ($70 MSRP) because, well, look at it. The makers say it’s the “most ergonomic phone case ever created.” All we know is that looking at it makes us giggle.

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Gadget Shopping
  • Natural Themed Soft Silicone Case for iPhone 7

    $13.99 MSRP $16.99
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    on Gadget Shopping

Gadget Shopping

The Soft Silicone Case ($17 MSRP, on sale for $14) has a wooden-style exterior and soft silicone interior so your phone can look good even while it’s being protected from drops.

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  • Fodi Origami Stand

    $14.00 MSRP $20.00
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    on Kickstarter

Fodi

Fodi (a $14 pledge through Kickstarter) is “an origami stand that folds to different sizes to fit your mobile devices, laptops, and much more.” Just fold it in the right shape to suit your purpose.

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  • iPad Pro 9.7 Inch Sleeve, Tomtoc Ultra Slim 10.5 Inch...

    $16.99 MSRP $35.99
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    on Amazon

Tomtoc

The Ultra Slim Tablet Sleeve ($36 MSRP, $17 on Amazon) features a “caramel leather, charcoal felt exterior and soft felt interior” to wrap your iPad or MacBook in warmth and luxury. It’s also useful, featuring a custom side opening for access to your laptop’s charging port while it’s in the sleeve.

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  • iPad Pro 10.5 Case, JETech Case Cover for Apple iPad...

    $9.99 MSRP $11.99
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    on Amazon

JETech

The iPad Pro 10.5-inch Case (starting at $12 MSRP on Amazon) is designed for the new iPad Pro 10.5-inch 2017 model, and is billed by the makers as the “same as Apple’s Smart Cover but much better—it also covers the back!”

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  • House of Marley, Smile Jamaica Wireless Bluetooth...

    $59.99 MSRP $79.99
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    on Amazon

House of Marley

What could be more House of Marley than a product called Smile Jamaica wireless headphones ($60 MSRP, same price on Amazon)? The $60 Bluetooth earbuds offer eight hours of playtime, three-button mic control, and feature wood and aluminum construction. 

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KillSpencer
  • iPhone Veil for iPhone 7

    $28.00 MSRP $30.00
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    on KillSpencer

KillSpencer

The iPhone Veil ($30 MSRP, on sale for $28) isn’t a case, exactly, but “a unique protective covering that adheres to the back of your device.” It comes in six different colors and wood-style patterns.

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Casetify
  • City Collection: DTLA for iPhone 7

    $49.00 MSRP $49.00
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    on Casetify

Casetify

The DTLA iPhone Case ($49 MSRP) offers “military grade” protection with design inspired by Downtown Los Angeles; it’s available in four different colors.

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Kenneth Hitchens
  • Solpro Tag Solar Charger & Battery Pack

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    on Indiegogo

Kenneth Hitchens

The Solpro Tag Solar Charging Battery ($39 pledge on Indiegogo) does a little bit of everything: It’s a solar charger. And a battery pack. That you can use as a tracker. Just keep the “Tag” attached to your bag and you can power up your iOS device anytime—and find your bag if it gets lost.

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  • Rowkin Bit Charge Stereo: True Wireless Earbuds...

    $129.99 MSRP $259.99
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    on Amazon

Rowkin

The Rowkin Bit Charge Stereo ($130 MSRP; $110 on Amazon) is designed to be the “ultimate set of portable wireless bluetooth earbuds.” Here’s the fun part—the housing that holds your earbuds is also a 2100-mAh battery that can power up your other devices.

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  • Rowkin Pulse Wireless Headphones, Bluetooth Earbuds,...

    $29.99 MSRP $59.99
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    on Amazon

Rowkin

If you like Rowkin, but have fewer bucks to spend, give a look at Rowkin Pulse wraparound sport wireless headphones ($30 MSRP, same price on Amazon). You don’t get the cool battery pack housing, but you do get a fine set of customizable Bluetooth earbuds.

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Nexum

The AQUA+ wireless audio amplifier is about to start its Kickstarter crowdfunding on August 7: It’s billed as “the world’s lightest wireless audio amplifier.” “It can be paired to your smartphone, laptop, TV or any other Bluetooth device, allowing music to be enjoyed without sacrificing sound performance or convenience.”