9 Ridiculously Practical, Multifunctional iPhone Cases
Alternatives to the standard black plastic box are cropping up at trade shows (such as CES 2013) and in fashionable stores. These cases do more than just look cool—whether you want to save your phone from drowning, recharge your battery, or just waste time in new ways. Here, our top picks.
If you're a minimalist...
Twelve South BookBook Case
The handcrafted-leather exterior protects your phone without hindering its functionality. Plus, there are slots for cards and cash inside. Less is more. ($60)
For iPhone 4/4S, 5