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Griffin's Super-Strong Survivor Case Will Ship For iPad Air From Nov. 1

Griffin's Survivor case is ready for the new iPad Air, and will ship to customers from Nov. 1, the case-maker announced recently. As such, the Survivor for iPad Air case, which promises to offer complete and total protection against "dirt, sand, rain, shock, vibration, and a host of other environmental factors," can be preordered online for $79.99. Customers can also register for stock updates, and a total of seven different colors are available to choose from. [caption id="attachment_478359" align="aligncenter" width="642"] Griffin's Survivor for iPad Air.[/caption] If you're planning on "going wild" with your new iPad and need absolute protection, look no further. Here's a list of the Survivor's impressive features, as outlined at the product's website:
  • Independently tested to meet conditions outlined in US Department of Defense MIL-STD-810
  • Integral Display shield deflects wind and rain (Test: up to 200 mm/hr for 1 hour)
  • Rigid internal frame protects against shocks and drops (Test: drop on flat concrete surface from 6'/1.8 m)
  • Sealed ports block blown sand and dust (up to 18 m/sec for 1 hour)
  • Silicone cladding blocks vibration (18 hrs at 20 to 2000 Hz)
  • Includes multi-position workstand
Of course, Griffin's updated case is only compatible with the iPad Air, which features a brand new design that brings the 9.7-inch tablet in line with the appearance of Apple's iPad mini. But worry not, because a selection of Survivor cases are available for Apple's other iDevices, too. For more information on the Survivor case series, including test results, head over to Griffin's website. [caption id="attachment_478371" align="aligncenter" width="642"] Griffin's Survivor for iPad Air in purple.[/caption] As mentioned, Griffin's Survivor for iPad Air can be preordered online for $79.99. If you're looking for more minimalistic protection for your new iPad, however, Apple has updated its Smart Covers and Smart Cases (here's our hands-on article). See also: Bring Out The Popcorn: Apple Adds New Apple TV Channel For Watching iMovie TheaterPronto Push Brings Mavericks' Safari Push Notifications To Life, and Is Your Web Browser Compatible With iWork For iCloud Beta?.
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