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  Reply # 945719 4-Dec-2013 22:10 Send private message

Satch:
alasta: I don't know why Apple bothered to get into the case business...


Umm, because they make money doing so???


Not if they spend a whole lot of money developing the product and only manage to achieve a tiny market share.

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  Reply # 946019 5-Dec-2013 12:41 Send private message

alasta:
Satch:
alasta: I don't know why Apple bothered to get into the case business...


Umm, because they make money doing so???


Not if they spend a whole lot of money developing the product and only manage to achieve a tiny market share.


Proof?  Do you really think Apple would still be producing their own cases year after year if they weren't viable??

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  Reply # 946039 5-Dec-2013 13:05 Send private message

totally agree




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  Reply # 950664 11-Dec-2013 21:24 Send private message

Satch:
alasta:
Satch:
alasta: I don't know why Apple bothered to get into the case business...


Umm, because they make money doing so???


Not if they spend a whole lot of money developing the product and only manage to achieve a tiny market share.


Proof?  Do you really think Apple would still be producing their own cases year after year if they weren't viable??


This is the first year that Apple have made their own iPhone cases.

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  Reply # 950684 11-Dec-2013 22:02 Send private message

They have made bumpers since iPhone 4.

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  Reply # 950710 11-Dec-2013 23:15 Send private message

my wife's pink-beige looking suedey leather is now black




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  Reply # 957207 25-Dec-2013 11:12 Send private message

I bought a lime green one a week ago. Already discoloured and gross. What a stupid product.

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  Reply # 957698 26-Dec-2013 21:17 Send private message

Anyone recommend a leather flip case that can hold a few credit cards?

I've had the Sena Hampton flip in the past and was ok but want to try something new http://www.senacases.com/apple/iphone-5-cases/hampton-flip/

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  Reply # 957827 27-Dec-2013 09:38 Send private message

Monza: Anyone recommend a leather flip case that can hold a few credit cards?

I've had the Sena Hampton flip in the past and was ok but want to try something new http://www.senacases.com/apple/iphone-5-cases/hampton-flip/

There's a flip case that's made by AVS (seen it at Dick's) that looks quite nice.
I'd personally go for a BookBook by Twelve South.
Had one for my 4S, have one for my iPad2 and in all honsety, you'd be hard pressed to find better quality.






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  Reply # 957900 27-Dec-2013 11:07 Send private message

Thanks, will take at look at the Dick Smith ones http://search.dicksmith.co.nz/search?p=R&srid=S10-AUSYDR01&lbc=dse-nz&w=Mercury%20av&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.dicksmith.co.nz%2fapple-iphone-accessories%2fmercury-av-leather-flip-wallet-iphone-5-black-dsnz-ea6154&rk=4&uid=940644799&sid=2&ts=ajax&rsc=8Q43SymaRUBZpCtY&method=and&isort=score&view=list


I like the idea of Bookbook cases but not sure how practical they would be...

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  Reply # 957913 27-Dec-2013 11:31 Send private message

Monza: Thanks, will take at look at the Dick Smith ones http://search.dicksmith.co.nz/search?p=R&srid=S10-AUSYDR01&lbc=dse-nz&w=Mercury%20av&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.dicksmith.co.nz%2fapple-iphone-accessories%2fmercury-av-leather-flip-wallet-iphone-5-black-dsnz-ea6154&rk=4&uid=940644799&sid=2&ts=ajax&rsc=8Q43SymaRUBZpCtY&method=and&isort=score&view=list


I like the idea of Bookbook cases but not sure how practical they would be...

The bookbook for the iPhone 5/s is more practical than the old one for the 4/s. Instead of sliding up to take photos, they now have a ready-made hole in the back for the camera.
They are just a tad over-priced.




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  Reply # 960353 2-Jan-2014 16:44 Send private message

Handsomedan:
Monza: Anyone recommend a leather flip case that can hold a few credit cards?

I've had the Sena Hampton flip in the past and was ok but want to try something new http://www.senacases.com/apple/iphone-5-cases/hampton-flip/

There's a flip case that's made by AVS (seen it at Dick's) that looks quite nice.
I'd personally go for a BookBook by Twelve South.
Had one for my 4S, have one for my iPad2 and in all honsety, you'd be hard pressed to find better quality.




Had a look at those AVS cases at Dick Smith, doesn't look like they have a slot for holding credit cards(doesn't say on the packaging and the sales guy wasn't sure). They also had the BookBook, looks cool but too much extra bulk for my taste.

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