Almost six years ago, Apple's iPhone hit the scene, introducing a whole new category of device and unlocking an almost endless stream of applications that put a multifunction computer right into our pockets.
Today, there are apps for just about everything -- banking, dating, gaming, monitoring health vitals, putting mustaches on pics of people and pets. Who knows what's next for smartphones? Today, there are literally tens of thousands of digital tools we can put inside our phones. Sometimes though, we need something a little more, well, tactile.
Enter the iPhone case, a place for many of the tools, attachments, and customizations that won't just fit into the phone. These cases take utility to the next level, making the phone functional -- or just more fashionable -- in a whole new way. Some of them are for self-defense, some are for drinking. Some are for watching movies, and some are just, well, you'll see...
Take a look at a few of our favorite choices for unique iPhone case designs in the gallery below.