Customize your iPhone, with metallic prints from Chromaluxe

I'm a fan of aluminum photos. I have a nice family portrait printed direct on aluminum and it gets great feedback. Such prints resist fading, water damage, tears, etc., so I was excited to see the Chromaluxe cases for the iPhone 5 and 4/4S.

These cases are a combination of a clear plastic bumper that contains the iPhone and a custom aluminum backplate with the photo of your choice. I had one made with a sample cover of our iPhone Life Magazine. You could make one up with your photo, business card info, and even a QR Code! Imagine just holding your iPhone up to have someone scan your contact info or business URL!

They also make cases for specific Galaxy phones.

A nice feature is you could swap out aluminum prints as desired. Maybe have one with your favorite football team and then swap in your favorite baseball team when the season arrives!

Check out their printed aluminum products, beyond iPhone cases, at

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Todd Bernhard is a bestselling (6+ million downloads) award-winning (AARP,,, Digital Hollywood, and Verizon) developer and founder of NoTie.NET, an app developer specializing in Talking Ringtone apps including AutoRingtone. And his profile photo is of the last known sighting of Mr. Bernhard wearing a tie, circa 2007!

An iPhone is almost always attached to his hip or in his pocket, but over the years, Mr. Bernhard has owned an Apple Newton, a Motorola Marco, an HP 95LX, a Compaq iPaq, a Palm Treo, and a Nokia e62. In addition to writing for iPhone Life, Mr. Bernhard has written for its sister publications, PocketPC Magazine and The HP Palmtop Paper.