From the first aluminum frame case I reviewed for the iPhone, I’ve had two main complaints—difficulty in getting your phone in and out of the frame, and the inability to dock your phone while it’s
in the frame. Lately, some unique designs have solved one or the other. The Just Mobile AluFrame for iPhone 5 is the first I’ve tried that solves both.
Aluminum frame cases surround the edges of your phone like bumpers, and are usually held in place with small screws that you need to remove in order get your phone in and out. If no screwdriver
small enough is handy, or if you lose the usually included screwdriver or one of the screws, you’re out of luck. Not a worry with the Just Mobile AluFrame, which uses a simple latch mechanism to
open and close, as shown below in its unlatched state.
Getting it open is simple; just push the latch in and it pops free, allowing you pull…