iPhone 5 accessory guide

Macworld Australia Staff
5 December, 2012
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[Advertorial] Looking for something to make your iPhone 5 stand out from the crowd? Here are a few ideas that could make you the center of attention.

Cygnett ICON Art Series

$29.95 each

The ICON Art Series of iPhone 5 cases was inspired by our passion for creativity, art and design. For ICON we collaborate with creators with an original, exciting and imaginative vision. The Cygnett ICON series offers evocative design by world-famous and iconic artists, with officially licensed artwork and meaningful stories behind each case. Buy from Harvey Norman, Telstra and Target.


Rub & Reveal heat-sensitive cases

Rub & Reveal

The Rub and Reveal iPhone cases are the first of their kind on the market. Made from high quality ABS plastic printed with heat-sensitive ink, the user rubs the design on the case to reveal a second hidden image. Rub the case to warm it up and reveal the punchline!



CandyShell Flip

Speak Products

CandyShell Flip for iPhone 5 has the same revolutionary dual-layer design as our award- winning CandyShell, but adds a clever flip-back panel that makes docking your phone pretty flippin’ easy! A sleek, hard plastic outer shell protects against impacts. The rubbery lining absorbs shock and also extends to a bezel, which protects your screen and gives it no-slip stability when you place it face down. Available in a sweet range of two-toned colour options.


Soma BT Speaker


The Soma BT lets you listen to your favourite music anywhere without docking your device. You can connect the Soma BT to a Bluetooth wireless technology enabled device, including an iPod touch, iPhone or iPad. Play with your favourite app, text your friend or scroll through your photos — all while your music is playing from the same device. Buy from selected JB Hi-Fi, Dick Smith Electronics, Big W and Target stores.


Ballistic Every1 case

Ballistic Cases

Finally, style meets protection. Protection no longer has to look like a brick! This case was designed with you in mind: Four layers of engineered drop protection; built-in screen protector and kickstand; plus reinforced Ballistic Corners. Also, Air Gap Suspension Springs surround your phone with 1mm of air so your phone never lies against a hard surface, and easy-to-open, high-strength latches act as extra cushioning for the corners of your device.


Yamaha Pro Series headphones

$249.95 (PRO300); $349.95 (PRO400) $449.95 (PRO500)
Yamaha Music Australia

Designed to provide the ultimate headphone experience, Yamaha’s PRO Series signal a new era in personal entertainment. Exceptional audio performance is matched only by innovative design, enabling you to rediscover your favourite music with a level of depth and clarity never heard before. Call 1300 739 411 to find out more.


iLuv Snoopy Vintage Series


This exclusive iLuv-designed iPhone 5 case features vintage artwork of the ever-popular Peanuts gang. Its durable hardshell construction provides ultimate protection while maintaining access to all ports and controls. iLuv Creative Technology is the premier provider of the most comprehensive line of accessories for mobiles and this is part of their new line of fashionable and protective cases for the iPhone 5. Available through leading retailers or buy direct online.


Yamaha MCR-B142

Yamaha Music Australia

Yamaha’s MCR-B142 wireless music system offers app control for iOS devices and wireless music streaming from devices such as an iPhone or MacBook using Bluetooth. Set an alarm or control your entire system using your iPhone 5 with Yamaha’s DTA Controller app, free from the iTunes store. It also features DAB+ digital radio and a CD player. Available at JB Hi-Fi and The Good Guys (due in stores in December).


Cygnett WorkMate

The WorkMate shock-absorbing case series was inspired by activity and construction. The silicone inner is spark-etched and treated with oil paint to repel fingerprints and minor marks. It sits inside a heavy-duty polycarbonate shell, coated with rubber paint for a matte finish. The silicone has inner ridges to create a cavity at the rear of the device and disperse point of impact shocks. Buy from Harvey Norman, Telstra and Target.


STM Harbour

STM Bags

Australian-owned STM bags has launched an innovative range of protective cases for the new iPhone 5: the opera, harbour and the arvo. The range has been inspired by famous Australian icons, notably the Sydney Opera House, whose tile pattern has been incorporated into each design. The harbour, available in five colours (black, grey, pink, blue and white), features dual layer construction for durability and protection, coupled with a snap-open bottom for easy access. Buy from JB Hi-Fi or website.


Belkin Shield Pixel Case


Could your iPhone 5 use a fresh coat of colour? Look no further than the Shield Pixel case from Belkin. The use of a thin polycarbonate material with a high-gloss finish gives this case a low profile, while still leaving it tough enough to withstand everyday wear and tear. The Shield Pixel is proof positive that less is more. Buy from all major retailers.


OtterBox Defender Series

From $44.80

This is the iPhone 5 case you need if you work in harsh conditions, are tough on technology, anticipate heavy use or are just plain clumsy.
This case is practically indestructible. Features include a built-in screen protector and port covers to prevent dust and debris from clogging up and damaging ports and jacks; and a belt-clip holster that doubles as a media viewing stand.


Microshield Stand


The Microshield Stand includes an integrated viewing stand that extends to enable you to watch videos or use FaceTime. It then folds in seamlessly when not in use. Buy from selected JB Hi-Fi, Dick Smith Electronics, Big W and Target stores.

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