OtterBox acquires rival smartphone and tablet case maker LifeProof

By Shawn Knight
May 22, 2013
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  1. OtterBox on Wednesday announced the acquisition of TreeFrog Developments Inc., otherwise known as LifeProof. The multi-billion dollar business designs, manufacturers and markets protective cases for smartphones and tablets to defend against water, dirt, snow, shock and the hazards of daily...

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  2. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    Both cases are hideous.
  3. Trillionsin

    Trillionsin TS Evangelist Posts: 1,267   +101

    Lifeproof doesnt make any cases for anything else but Apple. So in turn, nobody gives a flying ****!
  4. veLa

    veLa TS Evangelist Posts: 699   +164

    I prefer diztronic/TPU cases. They're pretty thin so they don't add much bulk to a phone, basically like a phone condom. Fits my Galaxy phone like a glove and it adds just enough heft so that it feels like a sturdy droid instead of cheap plastic.
  5. killeriii

    killeriii TS Enthusiast Posts: 213   +14

    Good. Otterbox has saved my tech more than once. New design ideas will just make it better. :)

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