Rob RenkContributor, Macworld

Rob Renk is a displaced Chicago Bears fan currently living near Orlando. When not obsessing about everything Apple, he can usually be found out on a boat monitoring Florida’s natural resources.

Review: Uzibull's Ekto 2 for the iPad is protective and lightweight

The Ekto 2 is an extremely durable, well-designed lightweight case that provides a layer of protection usually reserved for heavier cases.

Krusell's Luna Mobile Undercover case only protects the back of the iPhone 4

With a lightweight polycarbonate shell and man-made leather backing, the Krusell Luna Mobile Undercover case keeps the back and corners of your iPhone 4 safe, but little else.

Speck's CandyShell Card acts as an iPhone case and a wallet

Most iPhone case/wallet hybrids haven't been that impressive, but with the CandyShell Card, you really can consider leaving your wallet at home if you only need a few necessary items.

Incase's Metallic Snap Case offers decent protection in an ultra-light body

Incase's Metallic Snap Case is a metal hard shell case that’s both thin and lightweight. It provides protection and coverage comparable to what’s usually found in more substantial, heavier cases.

The Flygrip makes one-handed iPhone navigation even easier

The Flygrip is an efficiently designed grip that is affixed to your case—or directly to your naked iPhone— that lets you hold your iPhone in a much more comfortable, secure manner.

X-Doria's Defense 360 for the iPhone 4/4S is lightweight, but unreliable

Though the thinness and design of the X-Doria Defense 360 are impressive, the case’s construction doesn’t hold up to everyday use.

The Incipio Le Deux is a sleek, slender case for your iPhone 4/4S

The Incipio Le Deux uses two pieces to protect your iPhone 4/4S: a polycarbonate bumper frame and a brushed stainless steel back.

Speck's CandyShell Grip has finger pads to aid in gaming on your iPhone 4/4S

Speck's CandyShell Grip Case for the iPhone 4/4S targets heavy gamers and texters with its grippy finger pads and bezel thumb bumps, designed for extra control.

The Opena Case turns your iPhone 4/4S into a bottle opener

The Opena Case is more than just a gimmick—it is a fully functional and carefully designed protective case for your iPhone that also happens to be a bottle opener, too.

Ballistic Universal Sport Rugged Pouch a protective holster-case for iPhone 4/4S

If your iPhone is already fitted with a hard-shell case or a skin, the Universal Sport Pouch holster case can fit them both.

The Casellet adds a sleek-looking wallet compartment to your iPhone 4/4S

The Casellet sets itself apart from other iPhone wallet cases due to its design: the wallet flap stays closed while the phone is in use.

Ballistic Life Style for iPhone 4/4S offers semi-rugged protection with minimal bulk

Ballistic Life Style for iPhone 4/4S provides solid protection without adding the bulk that usually comes with ruggedized cases.

The Scosche Kickback g4 for the iPhone 4/4S is a shell case with a flip-out kickstand

The Scosche Kickback g4 for the iPhone 4/4S has a built-in kickstand that's great for watching movies and making FaceTime calls.

SGP Linear for iPhone 4/4S looks sleek but lacks protection

SGP Linear for iPhone 4/4S looks sleek but lacks protection.

Incipio's Silicrylic offers unique two-piece design

Incipio's Silicrylic has a unique two-piece design to maximize protection.