Jeremy Scott + Google Pixel Live Cases

Interactive protection in bright colors, along with a special emoji keyboard

For all the acclaim circulating around Google’s Pixel smartphone—from its camera technology to the substantial benefits it offers to anyone who uses any and every other Google service—only a small portion has been dedicated toward their Live Case functionality. For those not familiar with the product, it’s a protection device that utilizes an NFC connection to send the case design to the phone for use …

Introducing the Runcible Heirloom Electronic

A next generation mobile phone and wearable tech hybrid inspired by a pocket watch and built to last

Even today’s most beautifully designed smartphones will be disposed of in time. As the technology within becomes outdated, the whole device is discarded or donated and the collective conscious grabs hold of something shiny and new. Not only does SF design firm Monohm rethink that behavior with their new creation Runcible, they also challenge us to consider our patterns of mobile phone and wearable tech …

Kenu Highline iPhone Case

An elastic safety leash and phone case, perfect for snapping pics in precarious places

Whether you’re dangling off a glacier, ice axe in hand; knee-deep in a river while fishing; riding the chairlift; chances are you’ll want to snap a few photos. You’ll also want to keep your phone from plummeting into an abyss, a body of water or anywhere else catastrophic for a device. Luckily the team at San Francisco-based Kenu knows that hanging onto phones is a …

The Elements Phone Pocket from Bellroy

Keep essentials safe, organized and dry in this no-frills, water-resistant leather wallet

For some, keeping the daily pocket essentials together is a struggle in and of itself. When traveling, however, even the most organized among us are prone to misplacing items when thrown out of our daily routines. Designed to keep one’s phone, cards, cash and a key organized in one place, Bellroy’s Elements Phone Pocket also keeps your goods dry when the sky opens up. The …

MUJI Splash-Proof Smartphone Speaker

Enjoy some tunes at the pool or a podcast in the tub with a water-resistent audio player

Japanese design powerhouse MUJI has released a new water-resistant speaker for your smartphone. Though this is an entirely new design, MUJI is far from a newcomer to the world of practical audio equipment. Back in 2000, Naoto Fukasawa designed the iconic wall mounted CD player, which is still a mainstay of MUJI’s collection. It has even found a home in MoMA’s permanent collection and last …