Now that we've concluded our reviews of Apple's official cases for the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c, it's time that we check out what third party case makers have been up to. Starting with SwitchEasy. This company has been around for the longest time making some amazingly unique cases for Apple's iPhones since day one. And every case SwitchEasy would release went on to become a smashing success. This time, SwitchEasy's Shades case for the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5 caught us off guard. The Shades case is rocking a curved body lacquered with glosses-up polycarbonate, isn't apologetic about it, and sells itself as an elegant, all-around protective case featuring a translucent gradient colored shell as its name suggests. But before you grab this shady case and hit up the beach, there are a few things you should know first.