or panicpot?!

Discussion in 'iPhone Accessories' started by lindseysayshey, Jun 17, 2011.

  1. lindseysayshey macrumors newbie

    Jun 17, 2011
    New to the iPhone and MacRumors, hello everyone!

    I have a gelaskin on my white iPhone, and was using a Case-Mate Hula until the color detached from the clear plastic :( I'm getting a refund, but I am definitely not ok with just the gelaskin!

    I have been scouring the forums for the best clear, ultra-thin case, and settled on the Powersupport clear Air Jacket. Does anyone have experience with either accessoryseek or panicpot? I'm just wary of trusting a 3rd party vendor. These are the options google gives me:,-Air/Detail

    Any thoughts? Thanks in advance!!
  2. lindseysayshey, Jun 18, 2011
    Last edited by a moderator: Jun 7, 2012

    lindseysayshey thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jun 17, 2011
    I'm trying to find a completely clear case so that my gelaskin is really visible. My experience with TPU cases is that they are a bit cloudy and yellow quickly.
  3. Alaerian Guest


    Jan 6, 2005
    A barstool, Innis & Gunn in hand
    That's odd. TPU doesn't normally do that. Bad case, perhaps?
  4. lindseysayshey thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jun 17, 2011
    Hm could be... Any suggestions for a thin, clear case? I guess I may just end up on ebay, but they all look so bulky!
  5. JASApplications macrumors 65816

    Nov 24, 2010
    Scarborough, United Kingdom
    #5 are a very good 3rd party retailer.
  6. Fritzina macrumors newbie

    Jul 30, 2011
    Don't buy from

    DON'T order from this company. Google PanicPot reviews: You will find an occasional good review (most mention how cheap the price was and how quickly it arrived), but if you have a problem (and many do), you WILL NOT GET YOUR MONEY BACK on your own. I purchased a Mophie Air from Panic Pot for my iPhone. They called me and said that they were having trouble processing their charge cards -- could I please pay through PayPal? So I did. Got the battery case and it did not work. Emailed them and got a delightful response from "Samantha: -- Oh we are so sorry! We will send you another one and check it first (duh!) to make sure it works. We will also send you a prepaid envelope to return it to Hong Kong." I was so happy, until nothing arrived after 15 days. After 5 more emails to "Samantha" at PanicPot, I realized that I was getting nowhere. So I registered a claim with PayPal. PanicPot responded with an arrogant email that the item had been shipped. So I asked for Tracking info. Nothing. Asked again. Nothing. Time to escalate to a dispute was running out. More emails through PayPal and through their "Customer Service" address. Nothing. So I escalated to a dispute. PayPal informed me that I must return the phone (at my expense), with a tracking number (cost me $20.00). So the battery phone case that was $10 cheaper than Mophie has cost me time and more money than if I had ordered through Mophie. I now understand why the credit company wouldn't accept the charge! I don't understand why PayPal does not cut them off. BUYER BEWARE. Your cheap purchase may cost you a lot more."
  7. gokart mozart macrumors 6502

    Jun 20, 2011
    No idea if it'll fit with your skin, but:

    The completely clear color option is the one next to black with the x going through it. ;)
    Switcheasy cases tend to be pretty tight fits, though, so it may not play nice with your skin.

    Anyway, just another option. No idea if its better than the Air Jacket. I've heard good things about both of these cases, plus the Pinlo Slice (which isn't perfectly clear), from people who like thin cases (not my forte).

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