Because touchscreens should be touched.
nüüd screenless technology is the only waterproof, drop-proof device case that works without a screen cover. Employing a system of integrated gaskets and seals, nüüd forms a waterproof seal around the touchscreen’s perimeter. Sealing to the actual touchscreen keeps the case and phone completely waterproof, without the...
Which technology’s for me?
Life’s full of complex decisions—Cap’n Crunch or Cheerios, Abercrombie or Gap, Kanye or JT, Bimmer or Benzo. Each has their pros, cons, devotees and detractors. And, just when you thought you were through with the decision making, LifeProof throws another one at you: when protecting your mobile device,...
Tablets and smartphones are making the rounds.
Like any industry that relies on high-tech solutions, healthcare is using smartphones and tablets more than ever to stay connected. With the power to connect in an instant, and backed by thousands of mobile health apps, mobile electronics improve patient care and keep practitioners in the loop.
From ambulances and hospitals to doctors...
Tablets, smartphones and the lessons learned.
Thanks to tablets and smartphones, the classroom of tomorrow is here today. Not only do mobile electronics make teaching easier and learning more exciting, they take hands-on knowledge to new levels. Because as we all know, most students would rather touch an iPad than crack a book!
That’s because kids today are...
Protection for your Screen – Unseen.
frē technology covers your device’s touchscreen with a durable, integrated scratch protector. The cover is engineered to be ultra flat and ultra clear, making it virtually invisible to the eye and to the touch. In fact, the cover is so thin and clear, you barely notice it’s there. That...
It’s not a black & white world — dress your iPhone accordingly.
In the beginning, LifeProof cases came in any color you wanted, as long as it was black. And, black’s not a bad color, especially if you’re a metal head, fashionista or Comic-Con fanboy. But what about those who don’t subscribe...
Be Aware –Summer Heat may Leave You High and Dry without an iPhone.
Leave your iPhone in the car on a hot day and you could find it locked down with a temperature warning screen message when you get back. The iPhone's official storage temperature range is between -4º and 113º F. And, Apple's recommended operating...
Proper Electronics Disposal is Critical.
Confession time. How many of us have owned at least two different model iPhones? A lot of hands are going up, aren't they? Fact: almost everyone who uses an iPhone will someday be looking to recycle an old iPhone.
Properly recycling electronics is very important. In many cases, electronics deposited with certified recyclers can...
Learn the LifeProof Lingo.
1. IP-68: This specification defines the toughest level of waterproof, dust proof and dirt proof protection. A LifeProof case can withstand talcum powder exposure for eight hours and be dunked 6.6 feet underwater for 60 minutes.
2. Charge Port Door Seal: The Charge Port Door Seal keeps all the bad stuff from getting into the 30-pin or Lightning connector on...
Hint – it isn’t LoJack.
Apple recently bought a company that will enable your iPhone to determine where you are within a building. It could be a big deal for advertisers and an even bigger deal for shoppers looking for a restroom or the nearest Orange Julius inside an unfamiliar mall.
Despite Apple's original debacle with its...
Only a Genuine LifeProof Protects like a Genuine LifeProof.
When your safety, the safety of your loved ones and the safety of your valuable property are involved, you want to be sure you aren't dealing with fakes. If you were going up for an introductory sky diving lesson, would you allow your parachute to be packed by a sky...
No Need to Wait for The Antiques Roadshow to Hit Town.
Antiques appraisers are great for your grandma's saltshaker and Elvis plate collection, but for iPhones, not so much. Which is a drag, because when setting out to sell an old iPhone, owners find a surprisingly wide range of prices.
What’s it’s worth aside, there...
Weather that Gives You Popsicle Toes Could Freeze Your Talk Time.
Global warming seems to be causing colder and more extreme winters. Go figure. But, no matter what's happening to our climate over the long haul, in the short term cold temperatures can cause major iPhone problems.
If you're wondering whether or not your iPhone can handle extreme...
Move Seamlessly from Office Pro to Road Warrior.
Being quick and nimble is an advantage in every aspect of life. And those are the attributes the Apple iPad delivers so flawlessly. Is there anything sadder than the image of workers at their desks toiling away at the keyboard of some behemoth tower PC or clunky laptop with their briefcases sitting...
How do Give Your Device an iScrub?
There probably isn't anything that gets handled more than our cell phones. And, when it's an iPhone, the handling gets amped up even more because we use it to make calls, to find our way around a new town, to look up the scores for our favorite teams, check in on...
If You See Red, Your Warranty (and your iPhone) is Dead.
Baseball and poker have been described as ‘long periods of boredom followed by brief moments of sheer terror.’ The same can be said for owning an iPhone, when the ‘moments of sheer terror’ are usually when we see our expensive device headed into a body...
Your Ringside Seat for the Battle of the Century.
In this corner, weighing in at 112 grams and wearing the Apple logo, let’s hear it for the Apple iPhone 5. And, in the opposite corner, weighing in at 133 grams and wearing the Samsung logo, welcome the Samsung Galaxy S3! Let’s get ready to rumble!
Apple and Samsung have...
There are Buyers Waiting for Your Gear.
Lots of us are devotees of the various websites that publish rumors about the release of new Apple products and we're always on the lookout for what to expect in the next iPhone. It seems like they're updating the iPhone about once a year.
With the popularity of the iPhone combined...
When it Comes to Bumper Cases, Avoid the School of Hard Knocks.
It's possible that the sole bump a bumper case can survive is the "bump" that's in its name. Many iPhone users are attracted to these cases because they cover only a very minimal amount of the iPhone. However, that's just half the story: they also...
Apple Does What it Can to Beef Up Style and Durability.
For a number of years Apple has been setting the standard for materials, designs and advanced manufacturing techniques in high-quality consumer electronics. That quest for perfection has led them to using lightweight yet strong materials in the iPhone. For that reason they give the iPhone aluminum housings.
Do You Need to Sweat the Small Stuff?
Imagine going through your gym workout 15 years ago with your phone, your appointment calendar, your game console, your Walkman, your favorite book, your newspaper, your radio, a deck of cards, a compass and a carpenter's level strapped to your side. Under all that weight, you'd sweat a lot, wouldn't...
Cracking a book – good. Cracking an iPhone – bad.
"No, really it still mostly works," a friend said once as he was desperately trying to demonstrate how his cracked iPhone screen was still usable.
It has to be almost the biggest worry for iPhone users: a dropped phone and a cracked screen. Keep an eye out while you're...
Just Like Comic Books and Records, it's all About Condition.
For collectors, the ultimate value of an item is tied directly to the condition of the item. That goes for whatever’s being collected – beer cans, baseball cards, pieces of vinyl, classic cars – whatever. And, that rule of thumb also holds true for non-collectibles, like smartphones...
Water, Water Everywhere and Not a Drop to Drink.
Seventy percent of the earth’s surface is covered by water, and the overwhelming majority of that is the saltwater that fills our oceans. Add in the salt around the rims of our margarita glasses, it becomes painfully apparent that one of these days your iPhone or iPad may come...
Your Ticket to Avoiding a Modern Day Humpty Dumpty Tale.
Many loyal Apple users buy additional AppleCare for their desktop and laptop computers and often it proves to be a wise investment. But, as any student of fine print knows, all warranty protection – whether it's the free standard warranty or a costly extended warranty – has its limitations....
Getting Prepared for that Rainy Day.
It's one of the most confusing and dreaded questions in modern life and we have to face it whenever we buy electronics: ‘Would you like to buy the extended warranty for that?’
What's the right answer? It's like standing next to the roulette wheel at a table in Las...
Hear the Thumping Bass Riff and Your Baby’s First Words.
The iPhone – at its Apple core – is a device built around sound, despite all the cool apps and capabilities that make it the world’s smartest mobile device. It may be hard to remember now, but the iPhone’s origins sprouted from the ingenious...
Schuss with Your Phone Safely Encased.
When you hit the slopes, it’s pretty much inevitable that at some point you’ll end up examining a snow bank from the inside out. Lucky for you, your ski bibs and waterproof skin protect you. But, if you were listening to your Monster Mogul Playlist before your fall, your iPhone...
If an IPad Fell in the Woods, Would it Break?
The first computers took up entire rooms. Today, computing power’s come along way from the constraints of four walls and a ceiling. With the proper protection and the extreme portability afforded by devices like the iPhone and iPad, users have unbounded technology with them no matter where they...
Why Pay $20 for a Coke and Popcorn?
Once an American cinematic staple, the drive-in movie theater has gone the way of dinosaurs, bell-bottoms and Pong. Losing those big outdoor screens and their parking lots to farmers markets and swap meets is a little sad, but fortunately today we can watch great movies on our iPads wherever we are.
A Hardhat Protects Your Hard Drive, What About Your iPhone’s?
iPhones and iPads are proving their value on the job every day. From doctors to drillers, new apps are coming out all the time that improve productivity and make getting the job done easier. Here are just some of the jobs and careers where a LifeProof case will...
Don't Let Anything Come Between You and Your iPad.
There's no debating the fact that Apple leads the way when it comes to great computer displays. Their monitors have always been the best and with the iPad Retina display, they’ve taken screen technology to a whole new level.
So, why would anyone want to put something...
Sometimes, it's All About the Add-Ons.
Confession time. A lot of us here have watched Project Runway. Fans of the show know that often accessories can make or break an outfit. In the same way, LifeProof iPad accessories are crucial to how we use and enjoy our devices.
Our goal has always been to create cases that allow you...
But Johnnie’s Dad Lets Him Use It!
We've taken some informal surveys around the office trying to find out how many parents let their kids use their iPhones. If there are youngsters in your family, you've probably been faced with a situation where they are begging to use the iPhone.
There are good reasons to say...
Be the cool parent and say 'yes'.
Manufacturers have been making electronic devices for kids that are about the size and shape of an iPad since the digitally prehistoric days that saw the introduction of products like "Talk 'n Type" and "See 'n Spell" toys.
With the huge variety of educational apps available today, those early efforts at digital learning...
Protect your iPhone from Davy Jones' Locker.
If you paid attention in Science 101, you know that over 70% of the earth’s surface is covered by oceans. Factor in all those inland lakes with a high mineral content, like Utah's Great Salt Lake and California’s Salton Sea, and you get the idea: there's a lot of...
Learn Apple's Shortcut - or Come Up for Air!
The technology behind Apple's iPhone and iPad touch screens is pretty amazing. Since they have ‘touch’ in their name, it’s logical that they respond to the pressure of our fingers. However, that's not the secret. Another idea is that they respond to body heat....
You Have a Lifejacket, Shouldn't Your iPhone?
Speaking from experience (unfortunately) we know that when you're in a boat with an iPhone, it's far more likely that the phone will accidentally take a tumble into the water than you will. And, the Coast Guard requires that there's a life jacket for you. Doesn't it make...
Two Little Words, Proof and Resistant, Can Mean Life or Death for Your Device!
Juliet tells Romeo that, "a rose by any other name would smell as sweet" in Shakespeare's ageless romance, Romeo and Juliet. According to the Bard, with the wonderful scent of a rose in bloom, labels don't matter.
That philosophy may work for flowers, but...
Move Over Beach Boys, there's a New Surf Sound in Town!
With their tight harmonies and catchy melodies, the Beach Boys took surf music to the top of the charts when their first album, Surfin' Safari, was released in 1962. But, even with the best 1962 technology, fans couldn't enjoy the music on the beach, let alone while they were...
Pump Adrenaline and Tunes on the Slopes!
Some activities just need a soundtrack. When you're skating at the roller or ice rink, you’ve got the organist playing the Hokey Pokey. The Superbowl halftime show is just not complete without aging pop stars lip-syncing tunes that are long past their top 40 prime. And, snowboarding without the appropriate soundtrack...
Get in the Water and in the Groove at the Same Time
It's a great thing that our country is becoming more health conscious. You see this phenomena out on the streets every day with more people jogging and walking to help keep themselves fit.
But, the unfortunate truth is that pounding the pavement can be a little like...
Crack the IP Code in Two Simple Steps
In modern life, numbers, codes and ratings get thrown at us at a blistering pace. Our cars come with EPA city, highway and combined ratings. Our refrigerators are sold with stickers declaring their Energy Star ratings. Our movies get rated up to five stars—or as many as two thumbs up...
The Shocking Truth About All the Bumps Your Device Takes.
Ever wonder how all the gear that our troops use is able to stand up to the adverse and difficult conditions in so many hotspots around the world? Well, it’s because it was designed to.
The military brass stationed in the Pentagon have written up military specifications, also...
To Err is Human, to Drop Your iPhone in the Toilet is Downright Disgusting!
Most people won’t admit it, but everyone’s taken a peek at their iPhone while taking a “break.” And according to recent studies, 9% to 15% actually drop their iPhone in the toilet while doing so. If you’ve experienced the dreaded...
With More Car Cup Holders than Ever, Need for Protection Skyrockets.
Demographers tell us that we're drinking more hot beverages than any time since refrigeration was made available to the masses. And, our car interiors are a reflection of that fact. It wasn't that long ago that the only cup holder in a car was the guy riding...
From Viral Videos to Major Studio Releases, AR Coated Optical Glass is a Must.
Professional filmmaker Park Chan-Wook from South Korea shot his last movie, Paranmanjang, using an iPhone. We haven't seen it yet. So far it hasn't made the lineup at the local cineplex. However, we understand that it's a short fantasy-horror film that has a...
The Legal Way to Enhance Your Performance!
Many of our cycling heroes have fallen from grace by trying to improve their performance using all the wrong methods. But, with the LifeProof bike mount you can have your iPhone safely on your handlebars and keep the perfect tracking and workout apps right where you need them.
With a LifeProof bike and...