New York - Accessories manufacturers continued their iPad-bandwagon hopping with a steady rollout of cases for the latest Apple darling.
began shipping its ScreenGuardz Total Protection Pack for the tablet computer. The company bundled its ScreenGuardz HD Anti-Glare polymer material with the BodyGuardz scratch-proof, transparent urethane film for the body of the device. Suggested retail for the set is $34.95. A cleaning cloth is included.
NLU is also offering a screen-only ScreenGuardz HD Anti-Glare for the iPad ($19.95), as well as BodyGuardz full-body ($29.95), screen-only ($19.95) and back-only ($24.95) films.
recently took the wraps off its line of four cases and screen accessories, including NuGuard silicone case ($17.99), offered in six colors; NuGuard hard-shell polycarbonate case ($24.99), in clear or black leather; and NuVue screen protector and privacy screen ($39.99). It also introduced a $9.99 NuVue screen protector.
All of NewerTech's iPad accessories are available for pre-order from Other World Computing, the company's distributor. Products will begin shipping April 9, according to NewerTech.
NewerTech also recently announced the iFolio, billed as a custom handcrafted iPad carrying/protection case. It's constructed of Brazilian leather and comes in red or black. Price will be listed at $129, with an introductory price of $99.99 from OWC. All pre-orders and regular orders will begin shipping April 5, NewerTech said.
began shipping its InvisibleShield design for the iPad, which is a "military-grade" film that protects again scratches and has fingerprint resistance. The full-body InvisibleShield has a $39.99 suggested retail; the front- or back-only versions are $29.99.
Hard Candy Cases
began shipping its line of zippered EVA-foam protective sleeves, known as Bubble sleeves.
"We wanted to create a case that had more style and protection than the typical neoprene sleeve," said Tim Hickman, Hard Candy Cases CEO, in a statement. "We took it a step further by custom molding rubber feet inside the case that add two to three times the drop protection, and which allowed us to start manufacturing the casing earlier.
Features include shock-absorbing fitted rubber bumpers and a padded interior lining. Suggested retail is $49.95. The sleeves come in three colors: black, green and pink.