Newer Technology, Inc announced today the NuGuard KX, a kinetic energy X-Orbing protective case for the Apple iPhone 5 and iPhone 4/4S models, is now available from retailers worldwide for as low as $35. Backed by a Lifetime Warranty, the NuGuard KX offers certified military-grade protection for the iPhone without sacrificing style, comprising function, or adding significant bulk.
Earns Industry Awards and Accolades
In addition to being named the “Best of CES 2013” by iPhone Life magazine and a “Best of Show” CES 2013 winner by Beatweek Magazine, the NuGuard KX case has been widely praised by a diverse group of media portals. Mactrast said the KX offered “excellent protection for my treasured device without feeling and looking bulky.”; GizmoFusion.com wrote the KX provided “a great case that is easy to install and provides great drop protection.”; Examiner.com felt the KX “more than lived up to the hype….remarkable ability to protect an iPhone.”; and Mind of the Geek confirmed the KX’s protective qualities by “dropping an iPhone 5 onto a wooden floor, ceramic tile, and concrete surface from over six feet with no signs of impact.” Article Continues…
When a company sells 2 billion of anything, there’s bound to be a good amount of competition that arises along the way. Unfortunately, with that much competition comes a fair number of casualties.
A few weeks ago we posted on the OWC Blog that hard drive manufacturer Seagate Technology recently shipped its 2 billionth hard disk drive. And now the folks at StorageNewsletter have posted a little historical snapshot of those who have challenged Seagate and the two other current HDD manufacturers – Toshiba and Western Digital – along the way.
Grimly dubbed the “HDD Graveyard”, StorageNewsletter lists all of those companies that have failed or discontinued production on HDDs since the technology’s introduction by IBM in 1956. Of the 220 companies that have entered production since that year, only the three mentioned above have survived. That leaves 217 that have failed or discontinued production. This list is worth checking out not only because it unearths some very notable names, but it also brings to light some interesting trivia from the history of the HDD.
Of course, the advent of Solid State Drives has played a big part in eliminating some of the need for HDDs, but it’s interesting to see the journey of their platter-based brethren. So take a stroll back in time and check out just how far the HDD has come.
Newer Technology, Inc. today announced the miniStack MAX, the only four-in-one external drive, optical drive, SD card reader and USB powered hub solution on the market. This new version of the time-proven, award-winning miniStack design supports multiple interfaces for Plug and Play storage of entire music, photo and video libraries, as well as burning backups via the internal optical drive, with new and legacy Macs or PCs.
Sized for the Mac mini, Ideal for Any Computer
Elegantly designed with an aluminum finish body and glossy black top, the miniStack MAX matches the size of the Mac mini for a stackable, seamless look. The miniStack MAX also provides Plug and Play ease of use with any Mac or PC that has an available USB 3.0, USB 2.0, FireWire 800, FireWire 400, or eSATA port. With its “quad-interface” versatility and ultra-compact form factor, the miniStack MAX delivers cross-platform portability, enabling users to move easily among multiple Macintosh computers and laptops and virtually any Windows-based computer with a USB, FireWire, or eSATA port.
Newer Technology, Inc. announced today that the NuGuard KX, a kinetic energy ‘X-Orbing’ protective case for Apple iPhone 5 and iPhone 4/4S models, was named a winner in the Beatweek Best of Show awards for 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES).
Beatweek’s on-site editorial team presented awards to the most innovative new consumer tech products among the tens of thousands of new products introduced in various categories by the thousands of vendors exhibiting at CES. The Beatweek Best of Show 2013 awards will be included in the next issue of Beatweek Magazine to be released on Tuesday, January 15.
“We’re thrilled that the NuGuard KX has been recognized by Beatweek with a Best of Show award,” said Larry O’Connor, President, Newer Technology, Inc. “With the NuGuard KX’s certified protective qualities and slim, easy-to-install one-piece design, this award truly reflects its innovative features.”
Newer Technology, Inc. announced today the NuGuard KX, a kinetic energy X-Orbing protective case for the Apple iPhone 4/4S and iPhone 5 models. Backed by a Lifetime Warranty, the NuGuard KX offers test certified military-grade protection for the iPhone without sacrificing style or adding significant bulk. The NuGuard KX will be shown in Other World Computing’s booth #5812, LVCC North Hall, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which begins tomorrow in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Extreme Protection with Minimal Bulk
Unlike common military-impact test grade iPhone case materials, the NuGuard KX uses state-of-the-art X-Orbing gel technology to absorb and evenly distribute kinetic energy to protect an iPhone from accidental drops or scratching. This hyper-advanced gel is then engineered into a hard outer shell with a soft interior, bonded together into a stylish and effective one-piece design. The NuGuard KX is Quanta Laboratories certified to withstand Shock Test Method of the MIL-STD-810G U.S. Military Standard for X-treme protection that still easily fits in your pocket. And its Edge Guard over-molding provides enhanced iPhone screen edge protection without interfering edge to edge touch finger accessibility to ensure hassle free touch keyboarding, drag and organize app icons from screen to screen, etc. Article Continues…