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Anaheim, Calif. — Targus launched its first foray into the iPhone accessories market with three cases for the new iPhone 5: the Targus Wallet case, Slim Fit case and Slider case.
The Wallet case features an external pocket on the back for an ID and credit card. It comes in stain-resistant faux leather in black, French Blue and Merlot, retailing for $39.99.
This TWICE webinar, hosted by senior editor Alan Wolf, will take a look at what may be the hottest CE products at retail that will be sold during the all-important fourth quarter. Top technologies, market strategies and industry trends will be discussed with industry analysts and executives.
Atlanta — Case-Mate released a portfolio of iPhone 5 cases this week, heavily influenced by the growing hyperculture trend, which incorporates prints that integrate distinct styles from different cultures around the world, the company said.
Kensington Technology Group has expanded its line of Contour cases to include an overnight solution for travel, with availability of its Contour Overnight Roller notebook case.
The roller offers a digitally active traveler room to store the amenities of a high-tech workstation, as well as the option to accommodate provisions for a trip, with an overnight compartment, which adapts to maximize usable space for clothing and files.
Ergonomic design shapes the launch of a Kata-brand global digital collection of portable storage for digital cameras. Available from Bogen Imaging, the collection comprises about 17 individual products, the modular design of which allows for an infinite range of custom-made protective carrying solutions.
A new line of digital camera bags made especially for photographers was introduced at PMA in Orlando, Fla. last week by M-Rock.
The bags, designed for both amateur and professional photographers, are the most feature-packed and user-friendly digital camera bags available in the photo industry, said M-Rock. These offer more camera and weather protection, zippers and pockets.
The Sumdex Alti-Pac X-over bag is designed for everyday use with electronic audio players and personal items. Made of water-repellent and durable dobby polyester, the all-purpose cross-over bag is ideal for traveling and everyday use in town.
It offers internal media pockets with earphone port, comfortable padding and air mesh contoured back. Additional features include organizer panel with key chain, front-zippered pocket, interior zipper-mesh pocket and water-resistant reverse sewing zipper.
A roller case from Kensington, called the Contour Roller, delivers go-anywhere comfort and protection. It offers a five-stage curved telescopic handle that shifts weight onto the wheels for ease of roller navigation and a carrying Contour system that helps reduce shoulder and neck fatigue by up to 35 percent, so the case feels lighter.
Aerovation has added a new wrinkle to the airport “checkpoint-friendly” computer bag and luggage category with its latest offering, the wheeled CPF trolley bag.
The bag has a unique hinge design that opens downward. The compartment on the front of the bag holds the laptop computer by itself. This compartment swings out so the whole trolley bag can lay flat on the belt for X-ray scanning.
National Geographic is teaming with Bogen Imaging, whereby Bogen will be the exclusive distributor of the National Geographic Earth Explorer PhotoBag collection in North America.
The collection, which consists of a medium camera pouch, small- and medium-sized shoulder bags and medium- and large-sized backpacks, brings an ideal blend of today's cutting-edge protective carrying technology and a traditional “explorer” look and feel, said Bogen.