The Case Thread post your case finds here!Tips


Last Updated:

  1. perfectstranger

    perfectstranger Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 5, 2010
    Messages:
    102
    Likes Received:
    13
     

    Advertisement
  2. JESUSgotNAILED

    JESUSgotNAILED Active Member

    Joined:
    Jun 29, 2012
    Messages:
    26
    Likes Received:
    0
    How happy are you with the Poetic case now? Does it have adequate room in the bsck for the speaker?
     
  3. perfectstranger

    perfectstranger Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 5, 2010
    Messages:
    102
    Likes Received:
    13
    I'm happy with it. Keeps the slim profile and doesn't add bulk. First one had a speaker cut out that was slightly shorter than the speaker. New one has multiple holes that cover the whole speaker area. Neither one seems to degrade the volume.
     
  4. Spaceprobe

    Spaceprobe Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2011
    Messages:
    404
    Likes Received:
    57
    UK cases: My case arrived from Amazon this morning. For Brits looking for a case, given that there is a poor selection here I was pleasantly surprised by this one. Looks better quality than the price should reflect. Fits very well without problem. The stand function and auto on and off very useful. I also quite like the stylus given that I have very greasy fingers so my screen stays nice and clean. 10/10

    Google Nexus 7 Tablet Case - Black Carbon Fibre Print: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics
     
  5. BubbaHotepUK

    BubbaHotepUK Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 24, 2010
    Messages:
    97
    Likes Received:
    6
    If you happen to have the original Samsung Galaxy Tab 7", I can confirm this case and keyboard combination works okay with the Nexus 7:

    Sharon Premium Protective Case: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics
    [​IMG][/IMG]

    The Nexus 7 sits slightly slow in the case,making the 'Home' button tricky to get to in horizontal orientation, and I've not figured out how to make the Android specific buttons on the keyboard work, but it's perfectly adequate until a Nexus 7 specific case & keyboard come along.
     
  6. godsdragon

    godsdragon VIP Member VIP Member

    Joined:
    Jan 28, 2010
    Messages:
    449
    Likes Received:
    22
    I am really not too impressed with the quality of Moko's case, however, they were nice enough to send a working one...

    What is the winning case thus far? :D
     
  7. van692

    van692 Member

    Joined:
    Apr 22, 2010
    Messages:
    7
    Likes Received:
    1

    After seeing some of the posts regarding the customer service I chose to order one of these cases from Moku. I just received it yesterday and LOVE it. It does add some bulk to the device, but it has every feature I want/need. I really like the fact that it doesn't block the front of the device at all like some of the similar cases.
     
  8. andoird213

    andoird213 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2011
    Messages:
    1,569
    Likes Received:
    470
  9. zetroc

    zetroc Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 3, 2010
    Messages:
    645
    Likes Received:
    75
    I want the smallest, least obtrusive case possible... Apple got it right with its smart cover :(
     
  10. Skyroket

    Skyroket Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 25, 2012
    Messages:
    621
    Likes Received:
    61
  11. andoird213

    andoird213 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2011
    Messages:
    1,569
    Likes Received:
    470
  12. cammykool

    cammykool Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2011
    Messages:
    2,048
    Likes Received:
    267
    can this be sticky'd because it is so popular and something everyone should see?
     
  13. xx_bishop_xx

    xx_bishop_xx Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2009
    Messages:
    1,311
    Likes Received:
    172
  14. stridermt2k

    stridermt2k Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 4, 2012
    Messages:
    418
    Likes Received:
    43
    Just got my replacement rooCASE from PC Micro Store and the wake function is working great.
    They sent a pre-paid mailing label and a padded envelope to send my defective one back. Really a class operation over there.

    Still no word from rooCASE, but the seller took care of me!!
     
  15. CafeKampuchia

    CafeKampuchia Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 8, 2011
    Messages:
    2,543
    Likes Received:
    2,787
    I just received my Supcase (Brillotech through Amazon) today. I paid $9.99 + $4.99 on July 26, 2012, they shipped it from Southhaven, MS via USPS 1st Class on the 27th and it finally came today. I live in Virginia so I'm not really sure why it took so long to get here. It was packed in very minimal packing materials (see pics below).

    It's a nice case and seems to do everything we need it to. Some people have complained about it turning off when the flap is opened all the way because the magnets are too strong, but mine doesn't do that. It's as thin as I think you could make it, smells like leather and looks sharp. Oh, and it was cheap :D

    Pictures below
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  16. Claghorn

    Claghorn Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 3, 2012
    Messages:
    340
    Likes Received:
    45
    My YooMee case arrived and I have my mini review up on my Nexus 7 web page (with some photos).
     
  17. Jay Aristide

    Jay Aristide Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2011
    Messages:
    237
    Likes Received:
    71
    My Moko is in and I love it :) Doesn't have the issue with the screen turning off when you fold the lid back. Couldn't be happier. Fits like a glove!
     
  18. dautley

    dautley VIP Member VIP Member

    Joined:
    Jul 23, 2010
    Messages:
    1,823
    Likes Received:
    502
    I ordered that one and waiting for it to arrive, the pictures don't show when I click the show button :(
     
  19. Skyroket

    Skyroket Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 25, 2012
    Messages:
    621
    Likes Received:
    61
    Cool! So the magnet works the way it should! My case should be here next week
     
  20. stridermt2k

    stridermt2k Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 4, 2012
    Messages:
    418
    Likes Received:
    43
    That's great to read! Well done, and thank you for reassuring me that I made a good choice in the cases of this type.
     
  21. colchiro

    colchiro Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 4, 2010
    Messages:
    8,886
    Likes Received:
    1,784
    I wonder if half the cases with the magnet problem had the magnet upside down?
     
  22. SpungeWorthy

    SpungeWorthy Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 4, 2012
    Messages:
    87
    Likes Received:
    6
    What actually triggers the device to turn on? Is there a magnet inside the device that connects a circuit or something?
     
  23. stridermt2k

    stridermt2k Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 4, 2012
    Messages:
    418
    Likes Received:
    43
    It would seem that they have a 50/50 chance of getting it right, even if they threw them in there randomly! :D

    In the...case...of my rooCASE, I think they either got a bad batch of tiny magnets that lost their Gauss, or the magnet managed to shift out of position somehow, because the wake feature worked and then became sporadic and then pretty much stopped altogether on mine.

    There is a sensor known as a Hall Effect Sensor that detects magnetic fields that is used in devices like this and in many other applications too.



    Magnets are cool.
     
  24. Claghorn

    Claghorn Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 3, 2012
    Messages:
    340
    Likes Received:
    45
    Back in the original videos where the discovery of the magnetic sensor was reported, they tried both sides and either side worked equally well, so I don't think that should be an issue.

    In this teardown, Dave (the host) points out that the datasheet for the sensor chip used says it has a magnetometer which can be hooked to an external sensor. No doubt that is what they are using for the detection.
     
    SpungeWorthy likes this.
  25. doverbey

    doverbey Member

    Joined:
    Jul 20, 2012
    Messages:
    11
    Likes Received:
    0
    I just received the YooMee case. I like the slim, compact feel but the sleep/wake isn't working ?? I also got the i-Blason and find it nice and serviceable but too bulky.
     

Share This Page

Loading...