Handyshell iPad Cases – Review

On January 29, 2014, in Cases, iPad, iPad 2, iPad mini, Review, by Curt Blanchard

Handyshell iPad cases
Company: Speck
Case for iPad 2, 3, 4 – $54.95 (Amazon: $32.75)
Case for iPad mini – $49.95 (Amazon: $37.75)
Handyshell case for iPad
Handyshell for iPad mini


I have owned three full-sized iPads and now use the iPad mini with the Retina screen. On all of them, I have used the Handyshell case by Speck. My opinion: The Handyshell is the best, most versatile iPad case available.

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About Curt Blanchard

I’m a Mac user from the beginning with a background in graphic design, product design, photography. I’m a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Illustration. I spent much of my professional career designing consumer products in ceramics, glass, and metals by working on-site with European and Asian manufacturers. I am currently an officer at Tucson Macintosh Users Group and a reviewer in the Amazon Vine program.

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Speck SeeThru Case

On February 17, 2011, in Cases, Macbook, Macbook Pro, Review, by Max Swisher
Speck SeeThru Case
Company: Speck Products
Price: $49.95

We have cases for our phones, iPods, and tablets. But your laptop shouldn’t go unprotected either!
The Speck SeeThru Case is one of the only hard cases for Macs that doesn’t limit the range of motion of your lid. Many other different cases will limit the range and not allow you to open the lid of your computer fully, but not this one. The Speck SeeThru Case is a hard plastic that is totally see thru. This is really cool because you can hardly tell that the case is on the computer, but you still have your computer totally protected.
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Review: Speck iPhone 4 Cases

On August 17, 2010, in Cases, iPhone Cases, Review, by Owen Rubin

Speck Cases for iPhone 4
Company: Speck

Price: $24.95 – $29.95

No surprise to anyone by now, your iPhone 4 probably needs a case, if not only to keep it from suffering connection and reception errors, but to protect the finish as well. And you might just want to protect that glass from drops and bumps too. Yes, I know, you can get one for free from Apple (for a short time), but personally, I did not see one in their free collection that I actually liked.

Three cases from speck

So I went looking for other cases, and the first place I went was Speck! I have one of their cases on my MacBook Pro, and another on my iPod touch, and really like them both, so what better place to start. Speck has a few new designs out for the iPhone 4, and I looked at three different cases.

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About Owen Rubin

Owen Rubin was one of the first people to program arcade video games for Atari a long time ago, and designed arcade video games for almost 15 years. He later joined Apple where he worked on both hardware and software projects, and was the key player on the MacLC, bootable CD, several pieces of Mac system software, as well as a contributor to many other CPU projects. He later worked for Pacific Bell to lead the design of services for the first commercial broadband system in the US, and then went on to be the lead researcher of broadband for Paul Allen's Interval Research. Since then, he has been an executive at a number of startups in security and semiconductors, and is currently the CTO of Edison Labs, a startup focusing on helping commercial clients write and develop mobile apps, especially for the iPhone, iPod, and iPad.

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Three iPhone Cases Reviewed

On November 6, 2007, in Cases, iPhone, by David Weeks

U-Suit iPhone


zCover iSAglove for Apple iPhone
zCover, Inc.


Speck ToughSkin for iPhone


The Weeks Division of MyMac.com Labs spent some quality time with three different iPhone cases. Here’s how they fared.

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MyMac Podcast #129
Speck Contest Winners and Ben Long

On May 14, 2007, in Podcast, by The MyMac Podcast

Download the MP3 here, or listen in player above
We wrap up our Speck Products contest this week with two live telephone calls during the show. Both Eddie from Florida and Gregg from Tyne and Wear (UK.) Tim and Chad cover the latest in Mac and Apple news. David returns after a week’s absence with a Fenestration, while Nemo interviews author Ben Long.

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Links from the show:
Speck Products
Complete Digital Photography
Apple Pro Training Series: Aperture 1.5

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