Are you experiencing shorter and shorter battery life with your iPhone 5? If so, you may be in the small percentage of owners that have an iPhone 5 with a faulty battery. There’s good news however, as Apple has begun a iPhone 5 Battery Replacement Program to replace those faulty power cells.
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As a rule, iPhone users are never happy with the battery life of their favorite handset. But how can we get the battery to last longer? Today’s MacTrast Deal offers a solution to short battery life.
While browsing for a new case for my iPhone 5s, I stumbled upon this beauty. The EXO18 from EXOvault is designed to be a handsome, yet robust case for your device. The photos look amazing, but at a price of $180, (marked down from $240), the photos are likely to be the closest I’ll ever get to one…
Mophie has announced a 64GB version of its Space Pack for the iPhone 5/5s. First introduced back in January with 16GB and 32GB options, the Space Pack is a 1700mAh battery case that also includes built-in storage.
While owners of the iPhone 5/5s may feel the need to protect their devices, many don’t want to put some heavy-duty case that completely covers up the beauty of their device. That’s where covers such as the Pad & Quill Timber come in.
Do you have an ultra-protective case on your iPhone 5/5c/5s, and the thickness of the case prevents you from using a Lightning dock product like the new Bose SoundDock Series III without removing the case first? Well, CableJive just may have the solution for you.
If you hate carrying around a bunch of credit cards wherever you go, mobile payment startup LoopPay may have the solution for you. Their newly released ChargeCase will keep your iPhone 5/5s charged during the long day, and includes the company’s magnetic loop technology that allows you to make touchless credit card payments at legacy credit card terminals.
Apple has long warned consumers to use only authorized power adapters with their iOS devices, due to the possibility of burns and electrocution. Now, a new report says those cheap third-party chargers could also be damaging one of the chips in your iPhone 5.
MacTrast Deal of the Day: PhotoProX for iPhone 5/5S: A Powerful Water & Drop Proof Photography Essential
The PhotoProX maximizes the potential of your most trusted device. The iPhone is the most used camera in the world and now you can unlock all of its potential with a case that takes you (and your phone) to the limits.
The Prong PWR Case for the iPhone 5/5s includes a detachable backup battery and integrated plugs for charging in any outlet. Now, Prong and MacTrast are giving you a chance to win a PWR Case of your very own!
UGH! carrying around a lightning charge/sync cable for my iPhone 5s is, at best, inconvenient. I either lose it in the bottom of my backpack, or it gets tangled with other stuff in there, or I just lose the damn thing. But now there’s a better way.
We take a a look at The Loop Mummy Case for the iPhone 5/5s. While it’s a silicone based, soft and flexible case, it allows showing off the back-side of your iPhone while still offering protection, and a little something extra – storage for your credit cards, driver’s license, or even a ticket to a ball game.
Logitech has debuted its new Case [+] for the iPhone 5/5s. The new case system sports a metal case with multiple magnetic attachments, including a leather case, a vehicle mount, a wallet, and an external battery.
Apple has all but admitted that there is a problem with the sleep/wake button on some iPhone 5 models. Apple says it has initiated a recall on some iPhone 5 models, because the button may “stop working or work intermittently.”
If you’re a regular reader of MacTrast, you know we love well-made iPhone cases, and Pad & Quill’s cases are among the very finest. Because our readers are awesome, we want to give you a chance to win one of two of Pad & Quill’s newest Traveler iPhone 5/5s cases for your very own.
Back in the fall of 2013 we told you about the Prong PocketPlug Charging Case for the iPhone 5/5s. One of the few things we didn’t like about it was that the case was merely a charger, not a battery case. Well, Prong has remedied that shortcoming, as they have announced their new Prong PWR Case, which includes a detachable backup battery.