Best iPhone 15 cases and screen protectors
Both are essential in our view. Here's why.
I guarantee you have never read anything like this horrific story about a woman who dropped her Apple Watch in an outhouse toilet.
On a lighter note, if you’re getting a new iPhone 15 tomorrow, the very first thing you should do is slap a case and screen protector on it.
These necessary iPhone accessories might not help much with 💩 protection, but they can shield you from stupid mistakes.
I learned this lesson last year, when I managed to smash my iPhone 14 Pro’s screen within hours of getting it. I dropped it on the sidewalk and it landed perfectly screen-down on a tiny stone, which cracked the screen end to end.
I could not believe it. I gawked at the screen in disbelief for a few minutes until the awful reality sank in. While today’s iPhones are remarkably resilient, they are clearly not indestructible.
In my opinion, both are essential to protecting your pricey new handset. And I think we did a pretty good job of highlighting the best products out there.
Also in today’s newsletter:
The latest AirPods firmware update includes some great new features. Here’s how to make sure you’ve got it.
Somehow, someone got hold of the new iPhone 15 Pro already — and promptly tore it apart! As Apple said, it looks pretty repairable.
If you want an Apple Watch Ultra but balk at the price, the older model is currently $100 off while supplies last.
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Tweetz o’ the day
Ok, I mapped the iPhone 15 Pro Max Action Button to the NJ Transit app so I can quickly bring up my train ticket and I take it all back. This is the best button ever.
— Joanna Stern (@JoannaStern)
Sep 21, 2023
SuperSaf just posted his iPhone 15 Pro Max Camera video and as you can see, Apple's new 5x tetraprism telephoto lens is DESTROYING the S23 Ultra in low light 25x photos.
Why? Because the 15 Pro Max's telephoto has F2.8 aperture which lets in more light.
S23 Ultra: F4.9
— Vadim Yuryev (@VadimYuryev)
Sep 20, 2023
2024 should be an absolutely packed year for Apple based on announced + rumored products: Vision Pro, M3 Macs, updates to potentially every single iPad model, a new Apple TV, a new HomePod mini, a new AirTag, AirPods Max with USB-C, iPhones, Apple Watches, more…
— Joe Rossignol (@rsgnl)
Sep 21, 2023
One more thing ...
We made the buttons on the screen look so good you’ll want to lick them.
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