My bubble wrap phone case doubles as an audio experience

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Phone Case of the Month is a monthly series in which we live and then we review our time with a telephone box. Phone cases are one of our only ways to express individuality with our smartphones, so what do our phone's options say about us?
Most cases of my phones are a feast for the eyes. This month is a delight for the ears, it literally makes the sounds bubbles. You're welcome. I found this case in Urban Outfitters, and I will not apologize for that. The company does a good job of finding the covers of their phones, and if you do not want to search the Internet for a single case, UO has it.
That said, the customers of Urban Outfitters seem to hate this case of Bubble Pop. Of three total revisions, two are one star:

Urban Outfitters

I trust that these internet people will tell the truth about their experiences of cases, but I also had to try the bubble pop on my own. After a few weeks, I echo the experiences of these reviewers. Definitely, the case never comes out without some kind of industrial tool, and it does not serve to protect my phone. There are no bumpers on the sides, so if you drop the phone on your face, that's probably the end of your screen. I dropped my phone once and now it's in terrible condition. I'm ashamed.
But, apart from all the bad things, the actual "bubble wrap" function works pretty well. Each bubble is a button that pushes, so they make a sound similar to a pencil when clicking. The action of pressing them also feels like pressing on the top of a pen. Enjoy the experience here:

The sound itself is curly and annoying. It grabs people's attention and can make them hate you, and yet I enjoy pressing them. They also feel good in my hand when I'm holding my phone, although I definitely do not feel good if my hand is sweaty. Sometimes, the silicon on the buttons tries to detach itself, but I have been able to prevent that from happening until now. People have not said anything about this case. I do not think they really notice it because it's white and not very obvious. They want to try the bubble burst once they realize they can do it.
Like I miss having a flat and regular case, but this bubble wrap never comes out of my phone, so I guess this is my reality forever.

Photo of Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge

Photo of Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge


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