I’m going to state straight off that what I like best about the Spyder PowerShadow i5d battery case is the charging dock, as that’s what separates it from the competition and makes it a 24
Battery charging cases have slimmed down as of late, but they’re often still too bulky to work with your third party docks, and have to be removed. As such, I’ve never used them for more than just
emergency situations when I knew I’d need an extended charge—when traveling or covering expos, for example. For normal use, I dock my iPhone every night to use it as my alarm clock and to make sure
it’s fully charged in the morning. With the included charge/sync dock, my iPhone 5 could stay inside the PowerShadow.
Of course, you may not have this problem; any battery case can be charged with a…