The Week in iPhone Cases: Check out Speck's new summer lineup

This week’s roundup of new iPhone cases includes some pretty wood-based cases from Carved and Native Union, a new battery pack from iBattz, and a versatile armband from PureGear.

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This week’s roundup of new iPhone cases includes some pretty wood-based cases from Carved and Native Union, a new battery pack from iBattz, and a versatile armband from PureGear.

alexcious wooden iphone
Alexcious

Handmade from a single block of wood, the Wooden Cover (iPhone 6; $72) fits your iPhone 6 to a tee and adds a layer of protection to its back and sides.

The snap-on case sports a polyurethane coating to keep scratches and smudges away, includes cutouts for the iPhone’s camera, buttons, and Lightning port, and comes in maple, walnut, or rosewood.

carved canadacreek iphone
Carved

Looking for a truly eco-friendly way to keep your device safe? The Canada Creek (iPhone 6; $139) is a handcrafted wooden case made with old reclaimed wood or fallen trees.

Resin-filled for extra strength, the Canada Creek comes with a suede lined interior to provide additional padding and metal press-through button covers for a simple finishing touch.

ibattz mojoinvictus iphone
iBattz

If you’re looking for a flexible way to extend your talk and surf time, the Mojo Invictus Armor (iPhone 6; $110) incorporates a powerful battery inside a sturdy protective shell.

The case prevents damage with its special exoskeletal construction, and sports a removable battery that can be easily replaced with a standard module to provide essentially unlimited life. The Mojo Invictus Armor is currently available for pre-order, with expected shipping by the end of July.

nativeunion clicwooden iphone
Native Union

The CLIC Wooden (iPhone 5/5S, 6, and 6 Plus; $20 to $40) features a dual color design that combines American timber with a variety of solid tones.

The thin, minimalistic case is available in white/cherry, blossom/walnut, coral/cherry, olive/walnut, black/walnut, or marine/cherry.

puregear hipsports iphone
PureGear

The HIP Sports Armband (iPhone 6; $40) keeps your iPhone within reach while you’re working out, yet gives you the freedom you need to, you know, actually work out. 

The armband includes a removable case that doubles as stand in landscape orientation, sports a compartment for your credit cards and keys, and features an antibacterial treatment that helps wick sweat and keep the armband ordor-free. 

recover abalone iphone
Recover

The Abalone (iPhone 6; $40) sports a backplate crafted with real abalone shells for a unique and fashionable look.

Available in white or green, the snap-on case features a clear polycarbonate bumper for added protection, and generous cutouts for the iPhone’s ports and buttons.

seidio tetrapro iphone
Seidio

The TETRA Pro (iPhone 6 and 6 Plus; $35 to $40) combines precision-machined aluminum and TPU with a transparent backing to protect your iPhone without hiding Apple’s beautiful industrial design.

Easy to install and remove, this minimalistic case includes a metallic beveled edge, and comes in black, red, gold, silver, blue, or space gray.

speck candyshell iphone
Speck

The CandyShell Inked (iPhone 6; $40) is now available in a number of floral patterns designed to remind us of beautiful gardens and lush fields—a perfect summer accessory that can still be appreciated well into the cold season.

The CandyShell Inked features a dual-layered design, meets or exceed military drop test standards, and includes a scratch resistant coating designed to keep its finish in pristine condition over time.

toast leather iphone
Toast

The Leather Case (iPhone 6 and 6 Plus; $44 to $49) features a laser-cut leather shell available in a number of colors.

The adhesive case surrounds and protects your iPhone 6, gives you access to all of the iPhone’s functions, and comes in Scotch, Ctout, Syrah, Mocha, Mojito, and Earl Grey. For a personal touch, the Leather Case can be etched with a number of designs and engraved with custom text.