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  • OtterBox Acquires Rival Protective Case Maker LifeProof After Settling Patent Lawsuit

    OtterBox Acquires Rival Protective Case Maker LifeProof After Settling Patent Lawsuit

    OtterBox, which makes the top-selling protective case for smartphones, has announced the acquisition of LifeProof for an undisclosed amount. News of the acquisition comes one day after a lawsuit filed by OtterBox against LifeProof for patent infringement was dismissed. Read More

  • LifeProof Waterproof Case Demo

    Destroy All The iThings

    Big guys like Samsung, Sony and LG use the Consumer Electronics Show to simply show off to one another, whereas the little guys (including case makers) are actually trying to conduct business — attract buyers, ink deals, and grow their company. This makes the iLounge of CES a double-edged sword. We can only get so excited about a phone or tablet case. At the same time, it gives me… Read More

  • Some Retailers Say iPhone 4 Cases Will Fit The 4S, Others Don’t

    Some Retailers Say iPhone 4 Cases Will Fit The 4S, Others Don’t

    Well, this is a bit curious. We’re all well aware that a phone such as the iPhone 4S requires a case. It’s just too damn precious and costs way too much to go unprotected, but the best cases are often expensive. That said, I’m sure many iPhone 4 owners were hoping to keep their old case when upgrading to the iPhone 4S, but if OtterBox is your go-to case brand, think again. Read More

  • Get You An Otterbox For Your Xoom

    Get You An Otterbox For Your Xoom


    How to protect your precious Motorola Xoom? Put an Otterbox around it. Really, it’s a good idea if you don’t mind a little bulk. I found that the one for iPad was sturdy, practical, and worth every penny if your device will be exposed to peril. Their new Defender case for the Xoom costs $90. Now you just have to figure out how to put the damn thing on (it takes a while). Read More

  • Otterbox rugged case for Samsung Q1 Ultra UMPC

    Otterbox rugged case for Samsung Q1 Ultra UMPC


    Otterbox of Fort Collins, Colorado now has tough-as-nails cases for the Samsung Q1 Ultra line of UMPCs. It costs $80 and comes in your choice of yellow or black. What’s nice about the case is that “all I/O ports, navigation keys and the camera/webcam are fully accessible,” a common problem with rugged cases. The case itself consists of three layers (silicone skin… Read More

  • Otterbox Announces Two New Blackberry Cases

    Otterbox Announces Two New Blackberry Cases

    Blackberry users know the elements are out to get you and your precious communication device. So you’ll be happy to know that Otterbox has announced two new water-resistant, rugged Blackberry cases. The Otterbox 1930 and 1931 are designed to take the ultimate ass-kicking so your Blackberry can stay completely intact. They may not be the prettiest cases on the market, but they’ll… Read More

  • Otterbox Your 2G Nano


    Another day, another iPod case. However, this one’s from Otterbox, which specializes in cases to do more than just prevent some scratches. The new 2G iPod nano case features an airtight seal for keeping out all Mother Nature has to offer, including full water protection. And it’s rugged design protects your nano from falls and scratches. It’s not exactly slim, so if… Read More