As we've been reporting, the Apple accessory makers engage in a bit of Kreminology, snooping to figure out what upcoming iPhones, iPads or other gadgets will look like in order have their accessories ready to go at or near launch day. Here is a sampling of products just announced by various vendors.
Tempered-glass screen protector.
The color ribs are interchangeable,
iLuv Snoopy Vintage cases
Modeled on a vintage Leica camera case. The bump for the lens is actually a holder for headphones.
One of four new rugged models.
One of many designs for this case.
One of many finishes for this case model.
With two mounts, allows you to set up an iPhone 5 as a point-of-view camera for action videos.
One of six new fashion designs, this one allows you to rearrange the tiles for your own custom look.
One of four designs for this model.
Includes combo belt clip/viewing stand, available in multiple colors.
Like Lite-Brites from the 1960s abd 1970s, UBling cases come with colored pegs that you insert to create your own designs. A sheet then snaps over to hold the pegs in place. Available mid-October.
Many variations, starting mid-October
Various colors. For an unspecified "limited time," you can get up to two for free using the coupon code "FreeZooGueAccessory."
You can custom design your case, which will be 3D printed. You can design the case online or using free iPhone and iPad apps.
($30 for screen and back cover.)
Holds two credit cards and can use one to form a stand.
Faux leather, available in 3 colors.
Includes screen protector.