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HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE – OtterBox Protective Cases

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About Otterbox

Keep high tech gifts safe this season — protect with custom cases from OtterBox! Offering protection for Apple®, BlackBerry®, HP, Nokia®, HTC, Samsung® devices and others, OtterBox will safeguard expensive technology no matter what your holiday adventures bring.

In the snow…

As a snowboard instructor at Breckenridge Ski Resort in Breckenridge, Colo., Nicholas Nolan uses the OtterBox Defender Series™ to protect his iPhone™ 3G. “I wanted a case that would protect my phone from the different elements that I experience,” Nolan said. “There is no other case like the OtterBox.”

Or in the sun…

“Life in a tropical location can be rainy, humid and wet every day,” says OtterBox customer Nicole Lataif, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. “I know my phone is safe with the OtterBox case.”

I try to be careful ,but I am a klutz. When I got my iPod Touch, I was afraid I would bump it, drop it, or scratch it. Therefore, I left it in its impractical, unusable hard plastic case. There had to be a better way. Enter Otter Box, maker of protective cases for tech gadgets. Their cases have layers and layers of protection, even waterproofing. I received a sample of the Defender Series. This case protects everything, even covers the screen, while allowing full usability.  The case itself is lightweight and slim. It is designed to allow the user to sync and charge the iPod or iPhone while in the case. Its only drawback is the auto-brightness of some models which does not function.

I appreciate getting a chance to review this truly hard to get product. Everyone who has i systems wants it and for good reason. The Defender Series for iPod touch 2nd gen retails for $18.99 and is available through OtterBox.


ONE winner will receive an Otterbox case.


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US addresses only please. No PO Boxes. This contest will end on Sunday 12/20/09 at 11:59 pm est. If you’ve entered any of my giveaways before then you know that only comments containing all of the requested information will be eligible for entry. The winner must contact me to confirm they wish to receive the prize within two days of my email notifying them they’ve won. Good luck to everyone!

The product(s) featured in this review was provided free of cost to me for the sole purpose of product testing and review. This review has not been monetarily compensated and is based on the views and opinions of my family and/or self. Please note that the opinions reflected in this post have not been influenced by the sponsor in any way.


20 Comments on “HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE – OtterBox Protective Cases”

  1. #1 Laura G
    on Dec 13th, 2009 at 6:47 am

    The Blackberry Tour defender case looks sturdy and and would help protect my Blackberry from all that I put it through!

  2. #2 clueless mama
    on Dec 13th, 2009 at 5:19 pm

    I like the Defender-case-belt-clip-replacement for the Otterbox. This is a great giveaway. Thanks

  3. #3 clueless mama
    on Dec 13th, 2009 at 5:20 pm

    I follow you on twitter clueless_mama

  4. #4 clueless mama
    on Dec 13th, 2009 at 5:21 pm

    I friended you on Facebook Laurie Cooper:)

  5. #5 clueless mama
    on Dec 13th, 2009 at 5:22 pm

    Faved you on Technorati coop1515

  6. #6 Marci
    on Dec 13th, 2009 at 8:39 pm

    I like the iPod Nano 4th Gen Armor Sport Package.

  7. #7 Marci
    on Dec 13th, 2009 at 8:39 pm


  8. #8 Michelle
    on Dec 14th, 2009 at 10:01 pm

    The IPod cases are my favorite. I want to get one for my sister for Christmas!

  9. #9 Mariana
    on Dec 14th, 2009 at 11:03 pm

    I like the Commuter series cases!

  10. #10 Mariana
    on Dec 14th, 2009 at 11:03 pm

    I subscribe by feedreader

  11. #11 Mariana
    on Dec 14th, 2009 at 11:03 pm

    I’m following you on Twitter (@ohMariana)

  12. #12 Mariana
    on Dec 14th, 2009 at 11:04 pm

    I friended you on Facebook!

  13. #13 Ron
    on Dec 15th, 2009 at 10:05 am

    We do a lot of hiking and OtterBox 2000 looks like it would keep essentials dry and safe. Thanks

  14. #14 Sylvia
    on Dec 16th, 2009 at 10:23 am

    I like the OtterBox 3250

  15. #15 Julie L
    on Dec 17th, 2009 at 5:57 pm

    My choice is the Ipod cases-my daughter and son could really use them

  16. #16 Julie L
    on Dec 17th, 2009 at 5:57 pm

    email subscriber

  17. #17 Anne G
    on Dec 20th, 2009 at 5:26 pm

    I’d like to get the iPod Touch 2nd and 3rd Gen Impact Case for my daughter. She is getting an ipod touch for Christmas, and she could really use this.

  18. #18 Anne G
    on Dec 20th, 2009 at 5:26 pm

    I follow on twitter, lunaj1456

  19. #19 Anne G
    on Dec 20th, 2009 at 5:27 pm

    I have your button,

  20. #20 Anne G
    on Dec 20th, 2009 at 5:27 pm

    I subscribe to your feed by email
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