Made In The USA, Just Like George Would've Wanted
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, February 15, 2013, 03:44 PM EST
Seidio: OBEX Waterproof Case for iPhone 5
Utilizes advanced technology to safeguard the smartphone against drops, dust, dirt and water while maintaining screen sensitivity and sound clarity. Seidio based out of Texas.
• OBEX, Latin word for “barrier,” absorbs shock because of its combination of Polycarbonate and Thermoplastic Polyurethane materials
• The two-stage protection system ensures all critical points of entry are sealed tight and safe
• Protection against complete submersion for 30 minutes in 2 meter deep water
• Exceeds the MIL-STD-810G test which evaluates the case from 6-foot drops at multiple angles
• Rubber silicone stoppers protects headphone and USB ports
• Screen protector sits flush with the screen so it does not leave behind any watermark effects and retains the screen’s clarity.
Available at: SeidioOnline.com
Price: $79.95 (Combo: $89.95)
Digital Storm: Bolt
World’s Thinnest (Just 3.6”) Custom Designed Gaming PC. Digital Storm is headquartered in California.
• The Bolt packs massive gaming power into an incredibly slim and sleek package
• A unique ventilation system allows Bolt to support the most powerful components available
• Bolt’s unmatched balance of power and size make it an ideal gaming console replacement
• Available in two matte options – an aggressive metallic gunmetal and stylish pearl white
• With an upgradable power supply, full-length video cards and additional drives, Bolt will remain on the bleeding edge for years to come
Available at: www.digitalstromonline.com
Price: Starting at $999
Griffin Technology + Otis James: Sleeves for iPhone 4, 4S and 5
Limited edition line of premium, handmade iPhone cases developed through a partnership between technology giant Griffin and tie and hat maker Otis James, both based in Nashville
• Otis James design, hand-made in his studio in Nashville
• Slim, pocketable protective case
• Pocket on front stores credit cards and cash
• Every detail is hand-finished, down to the stamps on the labels
• Watch the VIDEO for more information about the collaboration
Available: Exclusively in Griffin’s first-ever retail store in London and on GriffinTechnology.com
MyPix2Canvas: Gallery-Wrapped Canvas Prints
Turn your digital photos into works of art in three simple steps. Based out of North Carolina.
• Digital photos are printed on museum-grade canvas and sealed with a protective coating
• Prints are wrapped on high-quality, kiln-dried fir stretcher bars
• Edge options include Over Wrap (image wraps around the edge), Mirror Wrap and Multi-Color Wrap
• Images can be printed in full color, sepia tone or black & white
• Easy to use design studio to enhance photos before printing
• Free image color correction, red-eye removal, and date stamp removal
• Advanced editing options can be done at an additional cost
Available at: MyPix2Canvas.com
Price: From $31.80 (8” x 10”) to $352.11 (40” x 60”)
Toddy Gear: Screensters
100% microfiber, character-inspired line of cleaning dolls bring a hint of flair and personality to your mobile devices. Toddy Gear just moved their manufacturing from China to Chicago February 1!
• Dual-sided, scratch-free design with a plush side that absorbs dust and oils, and a silky side that polishes any screen or lens
• Fashionable companion for your smart phone, MP3 player, e-reader, tablet, gaming device, and other sensitive electronics
• Available in 10 collectible choices inspired by characters you encounter in everyday life
• Intelligently designed to fit comfortably in your pocket or attach to your bag/backpack
• Ideal for children and adults alike
Puttyworld: Thinking Putty
With over 30 amazing colors, this is one ball of fun as a toy, stress ball, or therapy putty. 100% Made in the USA (Philadelphia) by individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities.
• Thinking Putty is non-toxic and non-gooey, it is the ultimate toy for kids and adults
• Available in super Illusions, Putty Creatures, Glow in the Darks, Heat Sensitive’s and more!
• Thinking putty can be used in the office for stress relief or during creative brainstorming
• Can be used as therapy putty to assist with fine motor skills, arthritis, ligament injuries, etc.
Available at: puttyworld.com; visit puttyworld.com for over 1,000 retailers in US and abroad
Price: $ 10 - $15