This special edition of Pelican’s incredibly durable hard-shell V100 Vault has three custom foam inserts for storing pocket knives. It’s designed to provide a waterproof, crushproof, and dustproof home for up to 19 knives. We’re thinking it would work for watches as well. Available for a limited time from Drop.
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Anvil Cases teamed up with Gonk Toys to create a replica of the case that carried the plutonium that Doc Brown needed to power the DeLorean in Back to the Future. It includes a heavy-duty case, foam lining, 12 acrylic “plutonium” cylinders, and 12 “radioactive” stickers. There’s also a cheaper version without the cylinders.
This zippered portfolio holds just about everything you could need for office work in one place. It has a 3-ring binder, a full-size notepad, sleeves for pens, pockets for business cards, a pouch for accessories, as well as a lined compartment that holds tablets up to 12.9″ diagonal. Available in black or brown vegan leather.
It’s common knowledge these days that copper has anti-microbial properties. That means it’s very difficult for germs to live on the metal’s surface. This case has a 100% copper coating to help keep bugs at bay on one of the dirtiest objects you interact with – your phone. Available in a variety of sizes for different iPhone models.
These rugged gear boxes from THYRM not only offer a safe, dustproof, waterproof home for your gadgets and other small items, they can be configured with a proprietary signal blocking polymer that keeps your tech off the grid if you truly need to get away from it all. Blocking version available direct from THRYM.
This set includes a sleek wireless Qi charging dock and a matching black case for your iPhone that magnetically clings to its angled stand, letting you view your phone while it charges, and ensuring it’s in exactly the right spot for charging. Available for iPhone 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max, and iPhone SE models.
You spent big bucks on your laptop, but is your case up to protecting it from shocks or spills? This sleeve from Domiso uses layers of polyurethane, EVA plastic, and sponge rubber to insulate your precious electronic cargo from damage. It comes in sizes ranging from 10″ to 17.3″, so there’s one for every laptop.
This sturdy and inexpensive carrying case from Keter is made from weather-resistant polypropylene, and offers plenty of space for organizing small tools inside. It’s got tool holders in its lid, along with adjustable dividers in its main compartment, and a removable bin for small parts. Measures 18.9″L x 14.96″W x 6.89″H.
Nanuk’s wheeled hard-sided case is perfect for traveling with cameras and lenses, drones, or other delicate equipment. It’s a TSA-compliant 22″ x 14″ x 9″, and can be kitted out with a cubed foam insert, a zippered lid organizer, a padded divider, or purchased empty. Nanuk makes specialized cases as well.
castAway’s forthcoming hinged smartphone cases can be equipped with interchangeable modules, including a second display screen, wallet/charger, a battery pack, speaker, or gamepad. Cases are available for a variety of Apple, Samsung, Google, and OnePlus phones. Due out Q3 2020.
This sturdy tactical pouch is designed to carry small tools, knives, pens, and other everyday items in a compact and organized case. It’s made from 1000D Nylon and is compatible with Molle webbing. Measures 8.67″ x 7.48″ x 0.99″, and comes in several military color schemes.
Made by California-based ARC-Co, this Cordura case holds an 8.5″ x 11″ notebook, along with your everyday carry items like pens, pencils, knives, and payment cards. Its front flap snaps securely in place to keep it shut. They also sell a smaller version for Field Notes and other 3.5″ x 5.5″ journals.
Twelve South presents an elegant wallet style case for your iPhone. The slimline case is made with premium leather that protects both the back and front of the phone, and supports automatic wake/sleep for iPhone X/XS/11 Pro. It’s got two card slots inside, doubles as a display stand, and is compatible with Qi chargers.
JimmyCase makes some great phone cases that double as wallets. But what if you already have a phone case you love? The Stickajimmy lets you add an elastic pocket that holds up to six cards and cash to any smooth case. It works with most larger phones, though not the iPhone X/XS or 11 Pro due to the position of their cameras.
Kelty’s lightweight cases are great for carrying and storing a variety of items. They combine the soft look of textiles with a structured shape, interior padding, removable dividers, and a mesh pocket to keep items organized. Available in small (7″ x 3.25″ x 3.25″), medium (8.5″ x 4.5″ x 5″), and large (12.5″ x 7.75″ x 5.5″) sizes.
These hard-shelled polycarbonate cases are perfect for keeping gadgets, cash, and other small items safe from damage when camping, boating, or in any outdoor situation where water is a concern. They’re waterproof, dustproof, and close securely with a triple action latch. Available in three sizes and a variety of colors.
Keep your pens, pencils, and other skinny pocket tools neat and organized with Ewittco’s nicely-structured full-grain leather cases. They come in a variety of colors, and can be personalized with an engraved name or logo graphic. Measures 7.7″ x 3.7″ closed, 7.7″ x 7.7″ open.
Pelican, makers of some of the world’s most durable and rugged cases present a series of three compact utility cases that keep out water, dirt, snow, and dust. They’re made from impact- and crush-proof ABS, with a rubberized exoskeleton, external attachment points, and a dual-pivot latch for easy opening.
Give your Apple AirPods a fun new home with elago’s retro-look case cover, inspired by the original 1984 Macintosh computer. The silicone wrapper features the iconic “hello.” cursive lettering on its screen, and is done up in classic beige. Compatible with wired or wireless charging cases.
Type foundry Pangram Pangram teamed up with CASETiFY to create a series of unique iPhone cases and Apple Watch straps. Each one features a bar-code label inspired by travel, shipping, parking, or shopping. The baggage tag design can be partially customized with text of your choice.
Do you use Apple’s AirPods? IntelliArmor’s handsome shells offer a nice finishing touch for your earphone case, wrapping them in natural tan, brown, or black leather. The included brass clip provides an easy way to hang the case from a bag or belt loop. Save 37% in The Awesomer Shop.
Our favorite phone case at the moment, the MagCase offers slimline and durable protection by wrapping your phone in resilient and lightweight woven Aramid fiber. Better yet, each case has embedded metal plates built in to adhere to a companion magnetic mount, and they don’t interfere with wireless charging.
There are tons of smartphone cases on the market, but many of them can actually trap heat inside your gadgets, potentially shortening their lives. Suorlite’s iPhone case has thousands of tiny perforations, helping ventilation while still protecting your phone.
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