Mous Infinity Case (iPhone 12 Pro Max)

Mous Infinity Case for iPhone 12 Pro Max

Having been a user of Mous cases since 2017 I was excited to see their range of MagSafe Compatible cases and accessories come out.

Disclosure : I purchased this Mous Infinity iPhone 12 Pro Max Case direct from Mous.co the review is my own as are my thoughts on the product.

Mous Infinity Case - iPhone 12 Pro Max
Mous Infinity Case – iPhone 12 Pro Max

For the first time in 4 years I had moved away from a trusted Mous case to a Apple Leather Case so that I would try out and use a Apple Card Wallet – which is just an amazing piece of kit and if you like minimalist wallets, this, you will be sure to love.

The Apple Leather Case is without doubt a nice leather case, well manufactured and the leather looks and feels great.  For me though it just didn’t provide enough protection so I did not hesitate to get back onto the Mous Store when I heard the Limiteless 4.0 range had been release.  

Unfortunately the Limitless 4.0 range was all showing as sold out for the iPhone 12 Pro Max – and a number of weeks later (04/04/2021 at the time of writing) still is sold out.

The only MagSafe compatible product for the iPhone 12 Pro Max was the Mous Infinity, which comes in at a whopping £69.99.

To me, this looked like the natural successor to the Mous Clarity case which I used almost exclusively from the time I purchased it on my iPhone 11 Pro.

That was a product – like all Mouse products to this point – I have recommended without hesitation.

Is that a recommendation continuing?

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Secrid Twinwallet Review : A Year Later

Secrid Twinwallet Review :

Disclosure : This review is from my usage and experience with a Secrid Twin Wallet that I purchased myself. This is not a paid review, nor requested by any party. Links to the Official Secrid Website are just that, links, for your convenience. Links to Amazon are affiliate links that help in the running of this website. You are under no obligation to use them and it will cost you nothing either way. Any purchases made through my Amazon links are however gratefully received. Thanks for your support.

Secrid Wallets : Secrid Twinwallet Review
Secrid Wallets : Secrid Twinwallet Review

Minimalist wallets are in, they have been for quite some time, so if you haven’t made the switch yet – believe me it is time to do so.

At the top of the minimalist wallet game you will find ‘Secrid‘ and when you start researching you will see that there is a full range of options for you to choose from, and that range caters for a wide spread of, I don’t know, ‘carry capacities’?

Personally, before I moved to my Secrid Wallet my previous wallet was a behemoth. It had bank cards, credit cards, loyalty cards, membership cards, dozens of old receipts and business cards and even occasionally some cash. Remember cash? Thats’s how we used to pay for goods and services before Covid-19.

All of hose things at the time seemed totally essential. When I decided that I was going to try out a minimalist wallet I thought I was going to struggle, I needed what was in my wallet after all that’s why it was in my wallet and why I carried it around with me everyday.

The truth however is very different, most of it was rarely touched. In fact all I ever really did was add to its bulk for no reason. I needed a couple of cards and a couple of loyalty cards. That’s it, but at the time I couldn’t see that.

So after some research I decided that to convert to a minimalist wallet I would convert to the biggest one that that they did – the Secrid Twin Wallet.

Secrid Twin Wallet : Secrid Twinwallet Review
Secrid Twin Wallet : Secrid Twinwallet Review

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Apple iPhone Asking for Outlook Password?

Apple iPhone Asking for Outlook Password?

Has your iPhone recently started asking for the password to your Outlook / Hotmail email accounts when using the native iOS Mail App?

Apple iPhone Asking for Outlook Password

(For reference I am using an iPhone 12 Pro Max running the latest release of iOS14.)

Mine was, daily, sometimes more than once, and no matter how many times I went into settings and entered the passwords it would mess up and start doing the same thing all over again. Given the fact that I have multiple Outlook accounts this was a complete faff, time consuming and annoying.

There is an Outlook App which works pretty well, however I have multiple email accounts on multiple services including the email for this domain and I use Apple Mail on my Desktop and Laptop Machines so without the iOS Mail App it meant the real potential of using different apps for different accounts on both my mobile devices and computers.

I am sure it is something similar for you, hence why you are here.

But after scouring the internet and reading posts I may have just discovered a solution that works. And it seems I am not alone in this phenomenon – over 2500 people (at the time of posting) have stated they are suffering from the same issue on the Official Apple Support Forums.

Apple iPhone Asking for Outlook Password
Apple iPhone Asking for Outlook Password

I found a solution, and it doesn’t require deleting accounts from the iOS Mail app, Settings nor reinstalling the native app – all which also apparently work – but if you have multiple accounts that is an awful lot of hassle…

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Mous Limitless 3.0 Case for iPhone 12 Pro Max Review

Mous Limitless 3.0 :

I have been using Mous cases now for three years, and still they are the only cases I will put my phones in.

From 2017 I have been using the Mous brand and still it is the product that I recommend every single time some one says to me, ‘What case should I get for my new phone?’

Mous Limitless 3.0 Case
Mous Limitless 3.0 For Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max

See my previous Mous Product Posts here : https://tbni.blog/?s=Mous


This year on receipt of my iPhone 12 Pro Max I was already well prepared, my preorder for my Mous Limitless 3.0 Case had been placed even before my iPhone had been ordered.

For 2020 I opted initially for a Walnut Limitiless 3.0 and quickly followed it up with a leather variant.

Mous Limitless 3.0 For Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Mous Limitless 3.0 For Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max

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G-Shock ‘CasiOak’ GA-2100-1A1ER : Unboxing

G-Shock ‘CasiOak’ GA-2100-1A1ER : Unboxing :

G-Shock GA-2100-1A1ER
G-Shock GA-2100-1A1ER

I have previously posted a review with detailed specs and technical data on a different colourway of the CasiOak GA-2100. You should have a read at it for more information as the only differences between it and this GA-2100-1A1-ER are the colours.

Read the TBNI G-Shock ‘CasiOak’ GA-2110SU-9AER : Unboxing and Review here.

But oh, the colours! This ‘Blackout’ GA-2100-1A1ER came with such unexpected hype that it was sold out globally for months. At the time of writing it is still sold out on the UK Official G-Shock Site.

This is not a limited edition watch but demand has been so intense that eBay scalpers have been selling the watch at many times the RRP (£99.90). That is thankfully starting to calm down now. My advice is simply ‘wait out,’ this watch will be restocked. Or do what I did and purchase from a European retailer. Zalando were selling this at slightly below UK RRP – but at the time of writing are also out of stock.

I touch on it in the linked review but just as a reminder, this is the watch that ‘CasiOak’ seems to pay homage to. This AP Royal Oak however will set you back £30,000!

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MacOS 11 Big Sur Compatibility (+ iPadOS, iOS 14 and WatchOS)

MacOS 11 Big Sur Compatibility (+ iPadOS, iOS 14 and WatchOS) :

MacOS 11 (Big Sur), iPadOS and iOS 14 Compatibility
MacOS 11 (Big Sur), iPadOS and iOS 14 Compatibility

It is only about a month until the release of MacOS 11 (Big Sur), iPadOS and iOS 14. With each update will come a host of new features and additions to trick out your Mac or iDevice. The question is will your current device get the update or is it time to consider an upgrade?

Well, here are the answers:

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Apple Previews New 2020 Emoji

New 2020 Emoji :

This post is one for the techies, tweeters, WhatsApp’ers and all the rest of the Social Media fraternity who love a bit of emoji action.

Friday 17th July 2020 marked World Emoji Day, and in celebration of the event, Apple shared a preview of upcoming 2020 emojis that will be added to iPhones, iPads, and Macs with Emojipedia.

2020 will see the Emoji 13 update being released and some of the loveable little images planned include :

  • Faces – Smiling Face with Tear, Disguised Face
  • People – Ninja, Person in Tuxedo, Woman in Tuxedo, Person with Veil, Man with Veil, Woman Feeding Baby, Person Feeding Baby, Man Feeding Baby, Mx. Claus, People Hugging
  • Body Parts – Pinched fingers, Anatomical Heart, Lungs
  • Animals – Black Cat, Bison, Mammoth, Beaver, Polar Bear, Dodo, Seal, Beetle, Cockroach, Fly, Worm
  • Food – Blueberries, Olive, Bell Pepper, Flatbread, Fondue, Bubble Tea
  • Household – Potted Plant, Teapot, Piñata, Magic Wand, Nesting Dolls, Sewing Needle, Mirror, Window, Plunger, Mouse Trap, Bucket, Toothbrush
  • Miscellaneous – Feather, Rock, Wood, Hut, Pickup Truck, Roller Skate, Knot, Coin, Boomerang, Screwdriver, Carpentry Saw, Hook, Ladder, Elevator, Headstone, Placard, Transgender Symbol, Transgender Flag
  • Clothing – Thong Sandal, Military Helmet
  • Musical Instruments – Accordion, Long Drum

The update also features 55 gender and skin-tone variants, along with new gender-inclusive emojis that can be used as an alternative to gendered versions, such as person with veil and person with tuxedo rather than the current woman/man options.

Unfortunately after ‘Emoji 13’ there will be a six month delay to ‘Emoji 14’ which means it will most likely be 2022 when the next big update comes along.

“Under the current circumstances we’ve heard that our contributors have a lot on their plates at the moment and decided it was in the best interests of our volunteers and the organizations that depend on the standard to push out our release date,” said Mark Davis, President of the Consortium. “This year we simply can’t commit to the same schedule we’ve adhered to in the past.”

Mark Davis : President of the Emoji Consortium
2020 Apple Emoji Update
2020 Apple Emoji Update

Hyperion Sports Kit Spray : Review

Hyperion Sports Kit Spray : Review

In February 2020 I bought myself a new helmet as a sort of ‘me to me’ birthday present. As a child of the 80s when the latest colourways for the Shoei NXR were announced I knew what my next lid was going to be…

Shoei NXR Zork

More will follow on the Shoei NXR Zork, including an unboxing gallery and why I have moved away from Arai, but I will hold off until I have actually completed some miles with it. As yet I have completed zero miles, because shortly after buying this lid the world basically went into Covid-19 Lockdown.

But as we slowly started to move out of lockdown and get back to a bit of biking I thought I would get the Shoei NXR Zork ready.

But what do you mean ‘ready?’ It’s a helmet, surely it comes ready, you just put it on your head and secure it under your chin, right?

Well, you could, but a few years ago I added another step to getting my kit ready and that is Hyperion Sports Spray.


This is not an affiliate post, I was not asked to write a review, I purchased this spray myself, and have been using it for a number of years. I am simply sharing my experience and hopefully spreading a little knowledge in relation to the product.


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Places + Faces G-Shock : DW-6900PF-1ER : Unboxing

The latest G-Shock Unboxing I have for you takes the form of a well known favourite, the DW-6900. This collaboration DW-6900PF-1ER is a result between G-Shock and PLACES + FACES.

The bad news is that this watch is already sold out throughout Europe and G-Shock have not confirmed if there will be another run or even how many units were produced.

The result is as expected – the DW-6900PF-1ER is already an urban classic and another hard to find collectable G-Shock. (Which is already (July 2020) reselling at 50-100% above RRP)

Places + Faces G-Shock : DW-6900PF-1ER
Places + Faces G-Shock : DW-6900PF-1ER

From G-Shock.co.uk : https://g-shock.co.uk/dw-6900pf-1er : Introducing the latest addition to the DW-6900 series. The DW-6900PF-1ER is a DW-6900 collaboration with PLACES + FACES, as part of the iconic 6900s 25th Anniversary year. The PLACES+FACES x G-SHOCK DW-6900 pays tribute to this with contrasting luminescent P+F branding against matte black on the strap. The collaboration includes all the technologically advanced treatments of classic DW-6900 including shock resistance, 200M water resistance, backlight, flash alert, multi-function alarm, 1/100th seconds stopwatch, countdown timer and 12/14hr formats.

The P+F is easily identified throughout the branding on the watch – the glow in the dark strap is just awesome and really helps this watch stand out from just another DW-6900.

Places + Faces G-Shock : DW-6900PF-1ER
Places + Faces G-Shock : DW-6900PF-1ER
Places + Faces G-Shock : DW-6900PF-1ER
Places + Faces G-Shock : DW-6900PF-1ER
Places + Faces G-Shock : DW-6900PF-1ER
Places + Faces G-Shock : DW-6900PF-1ER

Who are Places + Faces?

Extract from Grailed.com : https://www.grailed.com/drycleanonly/places-faces-history

Ceisay (right) and Soulz (left), Founders of Places + Faces
Ceisay (right) and Soulz (left), Founders of Places + Faces

“Founded in 2013 by college friends Imran Ciesay and Solomon Boyede (aka Ciesay and Soulz), the project began when Ciesay spent a summer in New York living with a family relative.

While initially interested in videography, Ciesay felt that medium too boring and time consuming, and instead chose to focus on photography. Constantly attending hip-hop shows, he parlayed an old blog he founded two years prior into an excuse to enter the press booth. Before long, the 20-something began masquerading as a photographer from London shooting for so-and-so outlet, finessing AAA (All Access Area) passes at notable shows across New York. With only a DSLR, he worked to score non-traditional images that set him apart from other show photographers. Named after the pattern which they caption every photo—Place: [Location] + Face: [Person]—the account began to attract a cult following.”

PLACES+FACES G-SHOCK DW-6900 Specifications :

  • Construction Shock-resistant 
  • Water Resistance 200 meters
  • Functions :
    Stopwatch: 1/100 second (00’00”00 ~ 59’59”99) / 1 second (1:00’00 ~ 23:59’59); measuring capacity: 23:59’59; measuring modes: split time
    Countdown Timer: Measuring unit: 1 second; countdown range: 24 hours; countdown start time setting range: 1 second to 24 hours; 1second accuracy; auto-repeat Alarm Multi-function alarm; hourly time signal
  • Other Functions
    Full auto-calendar; 12/24-hour format; EL backlight with afterglow; flash alert: flashes with buzzer that sounds for alarms, hourly time signals, countdown timer
    Accuracy at Normal Temperature ±15 seconds per month Battery Life 2 years on CR2016 
  • Size of Case 53.2 × 50.0×16.3mm Total Weight Approx. 73g

Read on for an Unboxing Gallery and more detailed product shots :

Places + Faces G-Shock : DW-6900PF-1ER
Places + Faces G-Shock : DW-6900PF-1ER

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PS5 Reveal : Every Game from the June 2020 Event

PS5 Reveal :

PS5 Reveal : PS5 Hardware Lineup
PS5 Reveal : PS5 Hardware Lineup

The much anticipated Playstation 5 Reveal was held as an online streamed event on Thursday 11th June 2020, with it all kicking off at 9PM (BST).

If you missed it fear not, the entire show is available right now on YouTube for your viewing pleasure :

[ENGLISH] PS5 – THE FUTURE OF GAMING SHOW

However if you don’t have the time right now to watch the entire 75 minutes of game trailers and reveals TBNI.Blog / T80GSA.com have you covered. Below you will find a complete list with screen grabs of every game announced at the event.

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