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Pelican’s Ruggedized ProGear Vault iPad Air, iPad Mini Cases Come With Nifty Covers

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The Pelican ProGear Vault case for the iPad Air.

Unlike LifeProof‘s iPad Air case, Pelican’s new ProGear Vault iPad Air case isn’t waterproof. Also unlike LifeProof’s iPad Air case, the ProGear Vault iPad Air case actually exists, now (since LifeProof’s iPad Air case isn’t here yet, we’re obviously assuming it’ll be as fully waterproof as all the other LifeProof cases).

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HEX Brings Summer Early, Launches Nautically-Styled ‘Cabana’ MacBook Bags and Sleeves

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Back when I lived in SoCal, I was fixated with the coast. The sand, the surf, the sailboats. In fact, I often sailed out of Oxnard, a sleepy seaside burb just north of Los Angeles, which also happens to hide Mac-friendly bag-maker HEX.

Makes sense, then, that they’d launch the nautically themed Cabana collection, a heavily striped gathering of MacBook carriers and cases, and even an iPhone case. And nothing says “boating” more than a copious helping of stripes. But the bags aren’t just all about looks; they’re also all constructed of tough, water-resistant waxed canvas. I can practically hear the seagulls.

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For the Serious Adventurer Only: Mophie’s New Military-Spec Battery Case

For the Serious Adventurer Only: Mophie’s New Military-Spec Battery Case

My first decision is easy when heading out on an outdoor adventure: Take the iPhone with me? Oh, you betcha. The next one is much more difficult. Since the iPhone requires a boost in both protection and juice when playing Indiana Jones, I’m forced to choose between slipping on a battery case and worrying about my iPhone shattering on a rock, or (painstakingly) wrapping it in a rubber case and hoping it doesn’t run out of power.

But Mophie’s new $130 iPhone 4/S battery pack — sort of a cross between a tank and a tanker — says “COMPROMISE IS FOR THE WEAK.” And also, the poor.

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Timbuk2 Overhauls Their Venerable Commute Messenger With TSA Compliance, Space-Agey Cool Stuff [CES 2012]

Timbuk2 Overhauls Their Venerable Commute Messenger With TSA Compliance, Space-Agey Cool Stuff [CES 2012]

Timbuk2 Overhauls Their Venerable Commute Messenger With TSA Compliance, Space-Agey Cool Stuff [CES 2012]

LAS VEGAS, CES 2012 – Taking a cue from their cutting-edge Command Messenger laptop bag, Timbuk2 have taken their popular, almost decade-old Commute Messenger and finally given it a major overhaul.

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New Outback-Worthy Bruiser Battery From Mophie Will Charge Your iPad [CES 2012]

New Outback-Worthy Bruiser Battery From Mophie Will Charge Your iPad [CES 2012]

New Outback-Worthy Bruiser Battery From Mophie Will Charge Your iPad [CES 2012]LAS VEGAS, CES 2012 — Those studly hex bolts, that rubberized exterior, the thick mass of battery — Mophie’s new Power Station Pro was obviously designed with one idea in mind: keeping your iDevice-laden butt juiced out in the middle of nowhere.

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Liquipel Coating Will Make Your iPhone Waterproof Without A Case

Liquipel Coating Will Make Your iPhone Waterproof Without A Case

No one enjoys slapping a case on their iPhone. They add weight, extra bulk, and almost always ruin the beautiful look of your device. If you want to protect it, however, there’s no other way.

Or is there? A company called Liquipel claims to make your iPhone waterproof without a case. It uses a special water resistant “nano” coating which repels water, allowing you to actually submerge you device into a bucket of juice — naked — without killing it.

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