Love all issues leather-based? Then you will need to try Nomad’s Summer Vibes Sale, which runs by way of July 25. The accessory-maker is providing 30 p.c off all full-priced Nomad merchandise when you use the promotional code SUMMER30 at checkout. We’ve examined a number of of those equipment for private know-how gadgets, together with cellphone instances, cables, wallets, and wi-fi chargers. These are our favorites.
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Most of the leather-based Nomad makes use of comes from an esteemed Chicago-based tannery named Horween. I’ve a case crafted from this leather-based wrapped round my iPhone 12 Pro Max. The materials feels tender and develops a pleasant patina over time. It provides first rate safety too. The case’s polycarbonate physique has a thermoplastic elastomer bumper across the sides, and the entrance edges are barely raised to stop your display from touching your desk whenever you place your cellphone face down. The within the case is lined with protecting microfiber, and the case is embedded with an array of magnets, so you should use it with any MagSafe equipment.
Don’t have an iPhone 12? Nomad nonetheless sells these instances for the iPhone 11, iPhone XS, iPhone XR, and the Google Pixel 4.
I’ve had this rugged case defending my AirPods Pro for greater than a 12 months, and it is nonetheless in glorious situation. The leather-based feels a lot nicer than Apple’s shiny case. Wireless charging nonetheless works, and you may nonetheless press the button on the rear to reset the Bluetooth connectivity with no need to take away the case. There’s even a gap for the LED mild to shine by way of.
Nomad additionally sells an identical case for the usual AirPods, and Google’s new Pixel Buds A-Series wi-fi earbuds, which we just lately reviewed.
We appreciated this case sufficient to incorporate it in our Best iPad Accessories information. It has back and front leather-based safety in your slate, and it retains the sides coated. It would not block the area for the Apple Pencil. Since it is a folio, you should use it as a kickstand to prop up the iPad. It’s accessible for the current-gen iPad Air, the Third- and 4th-gen 12.9-inch iPad Pro, and the 1st- and 2nd-gen 11-inch iPad Pro. (In quick, it is solely suitable with the earlier two iPad Pro gadgets, not 2021 fashions.)
If you do not need a folio case however simply rear safety, snag the Rugged Case as an alternative.
Nomad Wireless Chargers and Cables
Of the various wi-fi chargers I’ve examined, Nomad’s Base Station Pro is the one that is still on my work desk. It makes use of comparatively new know-how from an organization referred to as Aira that lets you wirelessly cost a tool wherever on the floor—you need not put it down on a really particular spot or fear that the slightest misalignment will cease your system from charging. True comfort! (You can learn extra about this tech right here.) This pad can cost round three gadgets, comparable to two telephones and a wi-fi earbuds case, and it seems to be very, very elegant with its leather-based high. Just a observe: I’ve charged dozens of telephones on this factor, however the one telephones that appear to have hassle are Google Pixel gadgets. If you may have one, snag one thing else, just like the charger beneath.
I’ll be including this small charger to our Best Wireless Chargers information quickly. It would not use the identical Aira tech because the charger above, however it’s so compact that you just will not have a tough time discovering the fitting placement. It’s enticing and features a USB-C to USB-C cable.
Nomad has different wi-fi chargers on sale we have not examined, together with a stand, a Base Station with out the Aira tech however with additional USB ports, and ones with Apple Watch chargers built-in.