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How to personalize and pimp your gear into customized fashion accessories:

When you go out these days and look around you see people take great care in dressing up their mobile devices in all matter of cases, stickers, and even personalized engraving.   Big name manufacturers release multiple colors and special editions of their products to eager fans who eagerly buy them (usually at an inflated price) just to stand out from the crowd.

So what happens when even those are just too common for you?  When you want to truly stand out?

Enter Colorware

For a price this company will take your existing items (limited to this list) and with the magic of their painting process you can have your purple iphone with lime green accents. No case needed.  You can also order a customized item directly from their website.

Since they do take your device apart and reassemble it, your manufacturers warranty is affected. In some cases Colorware does offer their own extended warranty.

Here is there FAQ on that subject.

If after all that there is still a wad of cash burning a hole in your pocket and you would like an expensive, custom, exclusive, hand made case to go along with with your custom painted mobile device then you're in luck! I just happen to know of one.

Like with Colorware, the Vaja site has a ton of customized options for a limited selection of products. Options include different colors, magnetic closures, personalization via laser engraving, and different types of leather linings.  

Both companies are highly rated online and their services are used by corporations for custom jobs. 

In my current situation, these are a little rich for me (though I can see the appeal) but currently I'll be sticking with good ol' amazon for my needs.  


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