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  • Story Leather Testimonial – The Best Leather Clip Holster for a Great Smartphone

    Posted on September 1, 2015 by Jerry Lee

    When BlackBerry launched their Passport smartphone last year, we, here at Story Leather, knew there would be a dedicated fan base looking for a high quality leather case to protect the device.  Sure enough, we were able to build a dedicated following, and we like to share what one of our BlackBerry fan has to say:

    "Outstanding quality, perfect fit, elegant and maximum protection for the BlackBerry Passport. In the market there is nothing of a similar quality. I highly recommend it. I am very happy with the product, it is ideal for this smartphone, very stylish, comfortable and safe."

    Jorge from Fort Lauderdale, Florida

     


    This post was posted in Fashion, Testimonial and was tagged with BlackBerry, case, leather holster, belt clip, Passport

  • Story Leather Testimonial - My gorgeous iPhone & iPad cases

    Posted on August 19, 2015 by Jerry Lee

    Pamela from Texas loves us and we are happy to be included in her Purrple collection. Her testimonial below:

    "I wanted to share my photos with everyone of my gorgeous iPhone & iPad cases.  I have the new iPad Air 2 & the iPhone plus, couple that with my extreme love (heart icon) for the color Purrple .  The quality of material is excellent & it looks even better in person. "

    Pamela was also kind enough to share her personal style with us:

    What does personal style mean to you? I have very unusual personal style. I ONLY wear, buy & have shades of Purple in my life.   I have created my own personal style & I surround myself & my husband with it as even our home is decorated with shades of purple on the walls and everything that's in it.
    What are some style “do’s” and “don’ts” you try to follow? I do what I think looks good on me and I don't follow the trends just to be following them I make my own !!!
    Are there any recent trends that you loved or hated? I started dying my hair Purrple 3 years ago before anyone else so I started a trend that is the one i Love.    Girls with their hair shaved on one side, I don't get it. That's the one I hate.
    How did you come across Story Leather and what was your first purchase? I googled:  Purple Leather case for iphone 6 plus  and I purchased  iphone 6 plus case, ipad air 2 case & a wallet for my husband

    Thank you Pamela for the love and this wonderful testimonial!


    This post was posted in Testimonial and was tagged with iPad, iPhone case, hampton, iphone 6+, purrple, purple

  • Taking Custom Orders for Samsung Galaxy Note 5 NOW!

    Posted on August 18, 2015 by Jerry Lee

    We are accepting custom orders for Note 5 now!

    Samsung just announced the Galaxy Note 5 last week. This is the latest sign that the South Korean manufacturer is phasing out its plastic-clad phones in exchange for ones with metal and glass builds, with its 5.7-inch quad HD display, better specs and the return of the S-Pen, the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 has everything you want minus the SD card expansion slot and the ability to replace battery.

    We are now taking custom orders for the Note 5, final fitting tests will be performed on August 21st, this Friday, when the phone officially releases.

    Choose a style and custom build your Note 5 leather case here.


    This post was posted in Promotion, News and was tagged with galaxy note 5, note 5, note 5 leather case

  • Best New Phones in 2015 – Your Shopping List

    Posted on August 12, 2015 by Jerry Lee

    2015 has already been a very good year for the smartphones aficionados and it’s bound to get even better. If you are thinking about changing your phone this year, then this article is for you; check out all the exciting new launches and choose your next companion carefully.

    1. iPhone 6s Plus. This September, Apple fans are in for a treat – the new massive iPhone 6s Plus will be released and it promises more than a large screen. It will feature the new Apple A9 chip, an upgraded camera (maybe 12 Mp) and a battery with larger capacity. The downside is that no major design changes are expected, even though few people have forgotten about Bendgate. But, hey, nothing that can’t be fixed with the right phone case, right?
    2. Google Nexus 5. This is not yet the dual SIM we were expecting, but it’s a major step for Google; the giant’s collaboration with Huawei brings high-end specs in a medium price range. The best thing about this phone is that it be the first to run the lates OS from Google, Android M.
    3. HTC One M9. If you are an HTC fan and loved HTC one M8, then you don’t need to read about the other phones in our list, as you’ll surely go for this one. While the design hasn’t changed much from the M8 version (why change it if it ain’t broken, right?), the M9 features a scratch-resistant coating, a sapphire glass camera lens and a very, very stylish two-tone effect.
    4. LG G4. This is “the most ambitious smartphone yet.” But then again, these are company’s own words, so let’s take a closer look: leather or ceramic options for the case, a 5.5” display, 32 GB of internal storage + the possibility of microSD insertion and, probabably the best feature, a 3000 mAh removable battery.
    5. Microsoft Lumia 940. OK, we know that Microsoft smartphones don’t have that many fans, but this one is definitely worth a shot. Aside from the exceptional camera that we’ve grown accustomed to in Lumia phones, both the 940 and the 940 XL (yes, there is such a version, too) come with full Windows 10. In a nutshell, this means that Microsoft has finally managed to fix the OS issues and now Windows 10 can run smoothly across all platforms (phones, tablets and computers). So, it will offer its users perfect interoperability (unless you have a Mac, of course. If so, see no. 1, please) and seamless integration with all devices and a very affordable price (or so the rumor has it).

    What’s your favorite phone of 2015? Let us know in the comment section below. And, while we’re at this: if you’ve already decided on a phone, did you also consider a phone case for it? After all, such an investment needs protection, doesn’t it? Oh, and if you’re worried about having trouble finding a case for your brand new phone, remember you can always have your very own custom phone case – it’s just a click away.


    This post was posted in Promotion and was tagged with iphone 6+, iphone 6+ plus, lg g4

  • Newly Released Watson Slim Profile Card Holder - Available for Immediate Shipment

    Posted on July 16, 2015 by Jonathan Ly

    Slim is in! Everyone is looking to slim down the wallet by carrying less.  We here at Story Leather have just released the Watson, available in woven pattern in 4 colors - Black, Gold, Red, and Blue.

    Want something more customizable or not woven? Try to custom build one here: http://www.storyleather.com/custom-made-to-order-watson-leather-card-wallet.html


    This post was posted in Showcase, Promotion, News and was tagged with slim wallet, watson, card holder

  • Customizing now for HTC ONE M9+ and E9+

    Posted on July 14, 2015 by Jonathan Ly

    We are excited to announce that we are now accepting customization for HTC's 2 giant phones - the HTC ONE M9 PLUS and the ONE E9 PLUS.

    The HTC One E9+ with its 5.5 inch display has a unique dual sim card feature and adapts the iconic look of the award-winning HTC One series with new metallic accents and a chamfered edge. Its refined mirrored polish creates an unrivaled look that is one of a kind. House this beauty with a Story Leather case to truly make it one of a kind. Customize Now.

    The HTC One M9+ with its eye-popping 5.2” ultra HD 2K display inherits all the premium qualities of its little brother - All-metal body features polished edges that are ergonomically tapered to effortlessly fit your grip. Its unibody back is curved to achieve the streamlined look and feel of the iconic HTC One series smartphones. Accessorize this with a Story Leather holster today. Customize Now.


    This post was posted in Promotion, News

  • A Flash-story About Technology’s Interchangeability

    Posted on June 3, 2015 by Andrew Franco

    During Andre’s break and/ or lunch, he would pull an iPad out of his backpack and give it the same utilization that one does a cell phone. I had never seen that. I mean, I’ve seen my parents use their iPads while their iPhones sit nearby, but their purpose was to do some quick research on a topic. So there was never any reason for caution, until now.

    I later found out from him that he broke his phone, and that the iPad, which he had previously only used for its basic functions, was now “[his] everything!” This example validates that even when one piece of technology breaks, there are other connected devices on which to depend, as the average amount is five devices per household.

    In fact, in a survey of 1,000 American Households conducted by Chetan Sharma, Olga Kharif of Bloomberg’s Tech Blog states, “more than 6 percent of households own more than 15 connected devices, which includes smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles, TVs and digital frames. That high number will become the norm for a growing percentage of consumers in the coming years, said Sharma. He estimated that about 70 to 80 percent of these gadgets can access the Internet via wireless connections.”

    The area of accessibility onto which technology has found itself is revealing. Most, if not all, technological devices offer similar functions, i.e. they can be used in lieu of one another or for the same purposes. In the foreseeable future, one can assume that all devices will be nearly interchangeable, with their only remaining differences being shape, size, and style.

    SOURCE:http://go.bloomberg.com/tech-blog/2012-08-29-average-household-has-5-connected-devices-while-some-have-15-plus/

    IMAGE SOURCE: www.iorgsoft.com


    This post was posted in Promotion, News

  • 8 Factoids That You May Not Know About Snapchat

    Posted on June 2, 2015 by Andrew Franco

    1. 1. I know, it feels like it’s been here since we have, or maybe that’s just me projecting. Still, Snapchat has exceedingly made its way to the top height of social media. But it was first launched in July 2011. Its safe to say that it’s had a quick rise and is only gaining more popularity with its users.

    1. 2. I don’t know which name I like better, but did you know that Snapchat was formerly known as Picaboo?

    1. 3. Yes, there are many adults that have found their way to the app, with help from their sons and/ or daughters or curiosity. However, they make up only a minority of the users, while  71% of Snapchat users are under the age of 25.

    1. 4. Rather it has any relevance to you or not, it’s something to pontificate that, of the users of Snapchat, roughly 70% are women.

    1. 5. Personally, I go days without posting to my snapchat story or sending any direct snaps to anyone, but, like voting, my number does not matter. There are 400 million snapchats sent per day.

    1. 6. 100 million monthly active users? That’s one seventh of the fraction of the amount of people in this world-- all users of one app. Wow.

    1. 7. Of the millennial internet users, about 30% access Snapchat regularly, the word regularly probably being a vague understatement.

      1. 8. In comparison with the other truths and approximations, this number reads low. Out of all the United States’ social media users, only 18% use Snapchat.

    This post was posted in Fashion, Technology, News

  • Release of the Iron Man-themed Galaxy S6 Edge

    Posted on June 1, 2015 by Andrew Franco


    image source: www.2oceansvibe.com

    In tandem with the promotion of Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron, Marvel has partnered with Samsung to create a limited edition, Iron Man- themed Galaxy S6 Edge. The limited edition phone was first teased a few weeks ago, with Samsung unveiling only the box which held the iconic Iron Man mask on its front in its recognizable red and gold.


    Image courtesy of Samsung
    Now, weeks later, Samsung has decided to release the phone. It is currently only available in South Korea and by June will have made its way to China and Hong Kong. This Iron Man-styled phone targets a specific demographic, but its sleek appeal of Samsung’s notable Galaxy S6 is sure to make it popular among even to consumers outside the demographic.

    Could there be more limited edition Marvel-Samsung phone collaborations in the future? If this phone takes to the public as its creators predict, there is no telling what characters will come next. But while this one lasts, the popularity of the Galaxy S6 Edge phone is sure to increase along with its value. Story Leather, fortunately, offers a variety of genuine leather cases available for purchase on our site:

    http://www.storyleather.com/smart-phone-cases/samsung-galaxy-s6-edge.html

    Each leather case is custom made for the Galaxy S6 Edge model, in a plethora of colors to best suit your expression and many styles to most comfortably fit your needs.

    At Story Leather, we hold strong and true that each of us has a story to tell. We each have within us a book; however, for some it is never opened. We want to know who you are and be one of the reasons yours is told. A customized case, albeit simple, is at least one way. and perhaps the beginning, of you opening your book.


    This post was posted in Fashion, News

  • A small insight into Google's Annual Developer Conference

    Posted on May 29, 2015 by Andrew Franco

    “Your smartphone ought to be smarter,” Aparna Chennapragada begins. “Why can’t it tell you where you parked your car, why can’t it remind you to pick up the milk your spouse texted you about?”

    Image courtesy of events.google.com

    Since it’s introduction, Google has helped assist us in ways more than one. It’s given us many, if not all, answers at our fingertips. If ever you wanted to know where the closest place to eat was, within seconds your answer would be granted. If ever you needed a reminder about where you parked your car, (and if you’re like me, you do), Google was there with a simple drop of a pin on your location. What those examples share, however, is the fact that the user had to manually click and close apps to view another. Say, for instance, you were listening to Pandora, or text messaging a friend, and your friend asked, “Hey, do you want to see the movie, Tomorrowland? Can you check local times?” You would have to exit the text message and click on a separate app or perform a separate search for the movie if you wanted to look up its times.

    The implementation of Google Now’s Now On Tap , however, completely changes that.

    Using three key elements to further assist its user, Now On Tap interprets your context, answers your questions, and takes action-- all through the development of a natural language understanding. Google understands over 100 million places, and that refers not only to their layouts and geometry but the places within them. Once it understands the context specific to each person, such as the places you commonly go and at what time, it can then work to effectively bring you the answers you need through Google’s knowledge graph.

    During its annual I/O, Google introduced the new Android M feature, which allows you to get information without having to switch context. Instead, it picks up on the context. In reference to the above example, the user does not have to exit the text message conversation and perform a separate search. With Google On Tap, the user can hold down the home button, and the phone will automatically conduct a search and supply the user with the necessary information without leaving the current window or app.

    “The key,” Aparna, the Director of Google Now, says, “is understanding the context of the moment...and for developers, it’s a new way to reach and re-engage with users.” More details will be shared in the next upcoming months.

    How do you feel about Google’s Now On Tap? Is it a feature that you see as being a great addition to the android?


    This post was posted in News

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