Otterbox protection – Cesium selection

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Otterbox. The name is synonymous with protection. Everyone knows that if you want to protect your phone then you get an Otterbox. We all recognize and trust that yellow and black packaging when we see it on peg-walls. There is an Otterbox for everyone, no matter the environment your device will encounter.

Otterbox Series include – Defender, Commuter, Symmetry and Strada – with over 24 individual tests done on each case, and over 238 hours of testing overall, you know you can trust Otterbox with their patented Certified Drop+ Protection. We are not going to get into the details of each of these Drop Protection military tested series – that could take a long time. Rather, this blog is about what Cesium has to offer from this premium trusted brand.

When a new device comes to the market the first thing we ask is “does Otterbox make a case for it?” Over the years we’ve seen OtterBox shift from only supporting flagship phones, like the iPhone or Samsung Galaxy line-up, to supporting ‘tier 2’ devices such as the HTC 10 and OnePlus devices, and more recently some ‘tier 3’ devices based on demand. If OtterBox makes a case for a phone that’s on the Canadian market, then you can be sure Cesium will be carrying it in our portfolio.

In conjunction with the release of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, Cesium has brought in EVERY series of case available, in EVERY color. Cesium currently has 55+ Otterbox SKUs available as part of our portfolio. This is a first for us, and it is a trend we intend to continue. We pride ourselves on our high stock rating – demand for Otterbox is always high, so we make sure to always have you covered!

At the end of the day it is about delivering value and protection to your customers, but it is also about making sure we can offer you more than just a “bulky black case.” OtterBox produces their cases in a full array of colours and patterns for you to choose from. There is an OtterBox for everyone. Want something slim and pink? Choose a Symmetry with a clear back and pink border. Need ultimate protection and a built-in screen protector? Check out the Defender series. You want that in Camo or Blue? We have that too!

We encourage you and your customers to experience more than just plain colours. Pick from the rainbow and make it interesting for your end-users. Need help deciding? Ask your account manager for a planogram and or suggestions based on sales numbers.

The next time you need to order OtterBox make sure you check out Cesium’s selection first. We have the various series, models and colours for the devices that are supported. We work very closely with our friends at OtterBox to make sure we have the stock and selection that’s in demand. Our local representative at OtterBox is located in Toronto and is always available with a quick text or phone call. OtterBox has the protection. Cesium has the selection.

MiPow – Essential for the On-the-Go, Pokemon-Go Lifestyle!

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“Gotta catch ‘em all!” That’s Pokemon Go’s tagline for their new addictive and interactive game that is available for Android and iOS. This past summer we’ve seen a surge of all sorts of people playing the game. The game uses augmented reality, which is a way of overlaying digital information on top of real world surroundings. You see the full picture by looking through the camera on your smart phone. As well, the game uses your phone’s GPS to tag your surrounding and gets you to move around in the real world. This results in a lot of physical movement, interaction with other players and crowds of people gathered at local park and hotspots (seriously, go search on YouTube).

The only downside: your phone’s battery will take a serious hit on power consumption. GPS alone uses a lot. So does your camera. Augmented reality uses twice as much. The game also needs your screen on to play. Again, screen power uses a lot of power. So what’s the solution? Plug in? Ok, but there isn’t always a plug-in around when you’re out walking around. How about a car charger? Well, not everyone will be near a vehicle or have one. The most economical and easiest solution is a portable power pack to carry with you!

There are so many choices when it comes to portable power, but MiPow takes it to the next level and really makes sure you have everything you need. Designs are sleek, modern and beautiful.

There are basically three choices when it comes to MiPow portable power: small (single full charge), medium (single full charge, plus some) and large (multiple full charges). But they’re also all very convenient to carry and use. Depending on your phone’s battery, and how you carry around things, there’s a MiPow for everyone. MiPow is also very strict on quality control. That’s why ALL MiPow products that have an iOS connector (lightning plug) are MFi certified by Apple.

On the small end MiPow has their Power Tube 3000 series. These are just a little longer than a tube of chap-stick, but will contain a full one-time charge for your phone’s battery (3,000mAh). On top of that, the Power Tube comes WITH the cable needed to plug into your phone. Ie: no more carrying around a separate power cable. The finish on the outside is a soft-touch plastic and there are LED lights to give you an indication of power level remaining. You can also use the MiPow app and Bluetooth pair with the Power Tube to track it’s location, power level and also use it as a Bluetooth dongle! The price is attractive at $59.99 for the iOS version and $49.95 for the micro USB version.

On the medium side MiPow has their Power Cube 5000 series. These are sleek and fit perfectly into a back pocket. As usual, they come with the connector to charge your phone and LED indicator lights. The Power Cube series provides a full charge and a half, for most phones (5,000mAH). Pricing is $79.95 (MSRP) for the iOS version.

Finally, on the large side MiPow has their Power Cube 9000 series. These are the ultimate solution for the hardcore Pokemon Go player and traveler. These will provide 2 or maybe 3 full charges, depending on your phone’s battery size (9,000mAH). In my case, with my Samsung Galaxy S7, I get 3 full charges! This model of MiPow is wrapped in a beautiful aluminum body and has LED lights to indicate the power level. And yes, connectors are present (as with all MiPows) so you don’t have to carry extra cables with you. There is even an extra USB port so a second person can charge their phone! Output level of the power is also at the highest (2.4 amps) so you get a fast charge out of the Power Cube. You can also charge a tablet with this model. Pricing is $84.95 (MSRP) for the iOS version.

All MiPow portable power batteries have a smart fuse and safety controls put in place. They help regulate the temperature of the internal lithium-ion battery and protect the user from short circuits. In short: they are safe devices and MiPow takes it seriously. MiPow also manufacturers their own batteries. No third party.

So there you go! You have your portable power, so get out there and catch ‘em all!

The Future of Gaming: Mad Catz & Mobile Consoles

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A phone was just a phone, today we can say that a smart phone is equivalent to having a computer in your pocket. With the increased capacity and computing power of today’s smart phones, it only makes sense that the gaming industry is looking at mobile devices as the next generation of gaming consoles. People are on-the-go more than ever before, and they want to take their gaming with them.

Here is a chart showing revenue growth, and projected revenue growth, of the mobile gaming market.

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Source: NewZoo Games Research via Mad Catz

Between 2013 and projected 2016, the Mobile Gaming industry is expected to almost double in revenue growth. The average mobile gamer, in North America, spends $3.87 per month on gaming.

Year-over-year growth, in North America, is 38%. Games can cost between $1.00 and $10.00. It all depends on the developer and the type of game.

There are basically two different types of mobile games.

  1. Free, with pay-to-play features.
  2. Paid for games that may or may not have additional pay for play features.

In the end it comes back to the developer of these games to make sure the player stays playing and spending money. The game has to give off a feeling of “instant gratification”. If the player spends money, they have to feel as though they’re progressing in the game. If not, the player loses interest.

The solution: Mad Catz Mobile Gaming Controllers.

Quite simply, these are gaming controllers that you pair up to your phone or tablet, via Bluetooth, so you can take advantage of the full-screen experience and enjoy your game more.

With all these potential players, and what they’re already spending, they’re not going to be afraid to spend a bit more on a controller that will help them advance in their game and enhance the overall experience. The retail cost associated with a Mad Catz controller is really a “drop in the bucket” compared to how much these gamers are already spending on buying the game and then using the pay-to-play feature.

Mad Catz is all about the mobile gaming experience. They’ve been developing products for all consoles and handheld gaming systems, since the days of the original Nintendo Entertainment System and GameBoy.

They sell their products under the Mad Catz, Tritton and Saitek brand names. Categories include headsets, gaming mice, gaming keyboard, specialty controllers and control pads. Mad Catz is headquartered in San Diego, California with sales offices worldwide, including the UK, China and Korea. have an absolute global presence. Gamers worldwide recognize Mad Catz products for their quality and value.

At Mobile World Congress this year, Mad Catz announced the details of their DFS (Designed For Samsung) Program. These controllers include the acclaimed Micro C.T.R.LR mobile gamepad and S.U.R.F.R wireless media and game controller. Quite simply, they’ve designed these controllers and gamepads to work even better with Samsung phones. Mad Catz displays a “Designed for Samsung” logo on the packaging, that will alert the customer about the seamless compatibility, similar to how the C.T.R.L.i gamepad packaging has the MFi logos on them, for Apple devices. It’s all about communicating to the customer, and letting them know “hey, this product is for you and your phone.”

For all Mad Catz gamepads, there is a choice between the regular sized gamepad or the micro version, both use Bluetooth to connect to your device. You can choose between black or white.

For the Android, C.T.R.L.R version, battery life can be up to 40 hours on the micro gamepad and up to 30 hours on the regular sized gamepad, via Bluetooth. There is also a “mode” button on the bottom of the controllers so you can pair them up to your PC, Mac or even other gaming consoles. You can also use this switch to turn on “mouse mode”, with a pointer on screen or “PC mode.” Each controller gives you a traditional gamepad experience with physical action and shoulder buttons, D-Pad and analog stick. An adjustable clip is also included in the box, so the game can “mount” on the user’s phone above the controller, allowing for a very immersive experience.

With the C.T.R.L.i – Apple version, you get exactly the same experience, except the controllers are MFi certified (Made for i-devices) by Apple; this means that they’ve been tested and given Apple’s “seal of approval”. Consumers will also notice that the C.T.R.L.i gamepads also have coloured X, Y, A, B buttons.

Cesium also carries the R.A.T.5 gaming mouse built for both PC and Mac. You can quickly and easily customize the functions of this mouse through the use of programmable buttons. Features include: length adjustment and a custom weight system. You can add or subtract up to five 6-gram weights into the mouse. The mouse tracks at 5600 DPI (dots per inch), making it one of the most precise mice on the market. There is also a thumb scroll wheel, along with the traditional left and right click buttons. Free software is easily downloadable if you want to create a customized profile for your game.

The S.T.R.I.K.E.M keyboard is a wireless Bluetooth keyboard. Compatible with Mac, Android, iOS, OS X and Window. It comes with a supplied travel pouch and tablet stand. The LED backlighting adds for a cool effect and is adjustable. The internal battery is rechargeable and can last up to 18 hours.

Mad Catz bridges the gap between gamers and mobile gaming to allow  the user to unleash their full potential and fully enjoy the gaming experience. With the growth of the gaming industry, it is time to get on board and be part of this new and exciting evolution and market segment!

For a full list of compatible games, with Mad Catz controllers and gamepads, please go to:

Android: http://madcatz.com/compatibility/ctrlr/

Apple: http://madcatz.com/compatibility/ctrli/

 

 

 

BlueLounge – Effortless Solutions & Conceptual Simplicity

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If you’re like me, or most people, you probably own a laptop, a tablet, a smartphone and probably a couple of other gadgets that constantly need to be plugged in and powered. Yes, these devices probably make your lifestyle easier (or in some cases crazier!) but, have you ever considered the “mess” that’s left behind with all those cords that you need to run tangled together? That’s where BlueLounge can help you with simple solutions to everyday problems.

BlueLounge is known for designing clever, simple, products to simplify your digital lifestyle. They’ve won numerous awards for their designs, including the Red Dot Design Award (Germany), iF International Forum Design Awards (Germany), Good Design Awards (Japan), Green Good Design Awards (United States) and Spark Design & Architecture Awards (United States). Found in 1999, and with design houses around the globe (Jakarta, Indonesia and Pasadena California), BlueLounge has made it their mission to simplify your digital lifestyle through innovation and style.

CableBox and CableBox Mini:

A great example of this would be your desk area. Look beside or under your working space. See that unsightly power-bar with all the cables sticking out everywhere? Yes…we all have one of those… So why not clean up the area? Make it a little nicer to look at and also safer for those around. BlueLounge can help with their CableBox. It’s as simple as it sounds. The CableBox (and CableBox mini) are the best solution for hiding surge protector and power bars, and the cable clutter that comes with them. It’s made from flame-retardant plastic; it is simple to use and looks great. Just drop your surge/power bar inside and place the lid on top. There are slots on both ends to allow your cables to run and also allow ventilation. The larger CableBox does not include a surge/power bar, but the CableBox mini DOES include a 4-socket surge protector.

This is a before and after of my office desk using the BlueLounge CableBox.

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So, now that we’ve cleaned up your power/surge bar area, let’s take a look at another area of your desk. Cables all over the desk running from one end to the next. Or maybe they’re on the floor because you dropped them…or have no way to properly get them to stay on your desk. That’s where the BlueLounge CableDrop and CableDrop mini can help. The CableDrop and CableDrop mini are clips that hold cables in place from slipping off of desks, walls, nightstands or anywhere you need to have them ready to use. Each unit is peel-in-stick using a semi-permanent 3M adhesive.

CableDrop & CableDrop mini:

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Now, how about your laptop bag? You know that long power cable you have to carry for your laptop? The one with the huge brick attached to it? It’s tough to carry around, let alone organize and pack properly. That’s where the BlueLounge CableClip can help. The CableClip is a simple cable wrap that helps keep charging peripheral cables neatly bundled for packing into drawers, bags or anywhere else you need cable management. It’s available in small, medium and large and grey, green or orange colours.

CableClip. Before and after:

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Check out the whole BlueLounge collection for effortless solutions: http://www.cesiumonline.com/brands/bluelounge

BALLISTIC: Introducing Two New Series

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REVIEW: Ballistic Jewel Mirage and Urbanite Select

Did you just buy yourself a beautiful Rose Gold iPhone or a new Samsung Galaxy S7 device? Are you dreading covering it up in a bulky rugged case just to protect it?  You can now show off its unique design all the while still protecting it, with the new Jewel Mirage and Urbanite Select cases from Ballistic. These two case line-ups definitely add to the design and flare of your already beautiful phone, for the perfect protective performing case.  This is why Ballistic firmly believes in: “Perfecting Protection.”

Ballistic already hit a home run with their original Jewel case, available in a wide array of colours. This case offers 6-sided protection in a simple 1-piece design that is easy to put on and take off. Ballistic has now taken the Jewel to the next level with the Jewel Mirage series. The Jewel Mirage Series features a unique laser etched design. You can choose from Gold or Silver base colours, with either a Kasbah or Retro graphics design. The laser etching design is coated to prevent chipping and everyday wear and tear. The corners are raised, as with all Ballistic cases, to help absorb impacts. This is due to Ballistic’s patented “Ballistic Corners” technology. This case features Ballistic’s signature 6-foot drop protection, slim design and raised lips to help round out this case to ensure that it is the perfect match for any minimalist that wants protection for their device without sacrificing style. If you need a clear case, with tested drop protection (that isn’t bulky) and want to add some style to your device, then the Jewel Mirage series is the perfect choice!

The second new line-up Ballistic has launched is the Urbanite Select series. Ballistic took their popular Urbanite series to the “organic level” and added a thin layer of ash wood to these cases. It’s coated to allow flexibility while still protecting your device. You can choose from Dark or White Ash Wood colours. If wood isn’t your thing, then check out the Buffalo Leather option. Again, a thin layer was added to the back of the case, adding grip, a unique look and some style. As with the Jewel series, you can expect the usual 6-foot tested drop protection, 6-sides of protection and raised lips. These cases are still very easy to put on and take off, and will slip into and out of any pocket with ease. If you want to add some style and an “organic” look to your device, then the Ballistic Urbanite series is the one for you!

All Ballistic models come with a Lifetime Warranty that can easily be claimed by following this link: https://www.goballisticcase.com/support/warranty-claim-request/

Rethink what a phone can do – Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge

 

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Introducing the Samsung Galaxy S7 & Galaxy S7 edge

 Samsung introduced two new highly anticipated flagship devices at the MWC (Mobile World Congress) on Sunday February 20th: the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge.The key overall differences from last year’s Samsung Galaxy S6 models include improved ergonomics (they’re very comfortable to handle and use), bigger batteries, water resistance (IP68) and the return of expandable storage.

The Samsung Galaxy S7 is built similarly to last year’s Samsung Galaxy S6, with a 5.1” Quad HD Super Amoled Display at a pixel density of 577 ppi. It also uses an “always on” display that shows notifications, battery power, etc. You’ll be happy to know that power usage is less than 1% per hour for this new feature. The Galaxy S7 edge is built with a 5.5” Quad HD Super Amoled Display at 534 ppi.

Samsung has designed these new models with an improved camera! Last year DXOMark ranked Samsung’s GS6 lineup of phones as having the BEST camera amongst mobile phones: http://www.dxomark.com/Mobiles/Moto-X-Style-Mobile-review-Style-and-Substance/Ranking)

This being the case, it is hard to believe Samsung could design the GS7 and GS7 edge cameras to be even better, but they have!

How? By constructing the GS7 and GS7 edge camera with a better aperture lens (f/1.7 from f/1.9); this allows for more light to enter the camera. They also made the pixel size larger from 1.12um to 1.4um. Overall, they rank this camera 95% better in low light conditions over the GS6 lineup.

The cameras  also integrates a new dual pixel camera sensor which acts a lot like your own eye. Every single pixel in the sensor focuses ultra fast; I personally tried this and was amazed at how quick it reacted and adjusted. No delay at all and optical image stabilization (OIS) still remains!

Next, these new phones are also faster! Samsung has bumped the RAM in the phones from 3GB to 4GB. Both devices sport the new OctaCore Exynos 8890 processor; this is an 8 core processor that also utilizes the Vulkan API. Basically the same processing power you see in many high-end gaming PC machines. This makes the phones 67% more powerful in higher GPU performance and 80% more efficient in CPU usage, than their predecessor.

Samsung has also increased the battery size of these phones, while making the overall phone a little thicker than the GS6 lineup (0.2mm thicke). The GS6 had a 2550 mAh battery. The GS7 now has a 3000 mAh battery. The GS6 edge had a 2600 mAh battery, whereas the GS7 edge has a 3600 mAh battery.

Next…the return of expandable storage! North America will see Samsung ship the 32GB version of the GS7 and GS7 edge; you can then expand your storage with a microSD card at up to 200GB!

Fast wireless charging still exists. The GS7 & GS7 edge still use MicoUSB, despite rumours of USB Type-C coming.

The GS7 & GS7 edge are also water resistant and dust proof with an IP rating of IP68. This means they can be submerged in 1.5 meters of water for up to 30 minutes! Of course, the occasional splash of water won’t hurt them. In fact, Samsung encourages you to run them under water to “clean them up.” Amazing!

To summarize: These new Samsung devices are better and more polished versions of the GS6 series. Increased battery life, better cameras and expandable storage are great additions. Users will love the improved ergonomics and the speed of these phones. The GS7 will be available in Onyx Black and Silver Titanium. The GS7 edge will be available in Silver Titanium. Stay tuned for the release!

Otterbox Symmetry – Protect your Device while Expressing your Personality!

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I think you are all faced with the same dilemma… you want phone protection but you don’t want to lug around a big bulky case, am I right?

Luckily, there is a solution for you: the OtterBox Symmetry Series.

This line offers you protection with OtterBox’s Certified Drop+ Protection, while remaining stylish and not nearly as bulky as most protective cases.

The Symmetry series offers you the protection you need and the style you want. It uses a slim one-piece design with a combination of shock absorbing polycarbonate and flexible TPU. The inside of the case is designed for shock absorption. When looking inside you will find a thin lined layer of TPU that raises the phone’s back away from the hard polycarbonate back of the case; this acts as a cushion for drops and serves as built in air channel.

In the area where the buttons lineup, OtterBox has made the case edge flexible with TPU. This allows you to quickly take the case on and off, while still ensuring the buttons are aligned accordingly. The Symmetry also has a “lay on table” design so that you can put it face down and your phone will still be raised above the flat surface. All edges are smoothed off and rounded, making the case very easy to take in and out of your pocket.

Now let’s take a look at the aesthetic side of the Symmetry Series. We all want to be unique, no one wants to blend in as part of the crowd. Luckily, OtterBox offers a range of new colors and patterns in the Symmetry series. From plain black and whites to colours such as Rose and Boardwalk, there’s a colour for everyone. The Symmetry series even includes a clear “crystal” series of cases, with simply a colored edge bordering the case. This will allow you to show off the back of your phone, while still allow you to express your personality!

The finish on these cases have a matt feel to them, and are not glossy or “finger print magnets.” They’re also very durable and will resist scratches and dings from everyday use and bumps.

Ultra slim, ultra protective and ultra fashionable, that’s the Symmetry series summarized. These cases speak to almost every demographic of smart phone users.

There is a Symmetry for everyone!

Protect your phone while showing off your creative side!

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The OtterBox Symmetry series is available for Apple, Samsung and LG devices. Both phones and tablets are supported.

MSRPs range from $49.95 to $64.95.

Link: http://www.cesiumonline.com/brands/otterbox

 

Otterbox – Strada Series

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OtterBox: the name is synonymous with unrivaled protection. OtterBox is the Number 1 protection brand in the world for your mobile phone.

Over the years OtterBox has slimmed down the design of their cases. The Defender Series was the “original” OtterBox, followed by the Commuter Series, and just over two years ago, OtterBox introduced an ever slimmer series called the Symmetry.

Just recently, Otterbox has added a new member to the series: The Strada.

The Strada Series of cases is a variation from the OtterBox cases that we are used to seeing. OtterBox has combined their Certified Drop+ Protection with a folio design to give us a seamless and timeless case. This modern and classic style combined with traditional OtterBox protection makes it a must-have for consumers.

The case portion of the Strada is a combination of TPU and polycarbonate, providing shock absorption and a strong structural design. The leather on the back and front cover of the folio is genuine Italian; this portion of the case wraps from front to back, seamlessly. The leather is of very high quality and is stitched into the case portion of the Strada. There is a magnetic latch that holds the folio closed and “clicks” to confirm the case is firmly shut. The Strada also has a “lay on table” design, so you can put it face down, with the cover open, and your phone will still be raised above the flat surface.

On the inside there is a single card slot for either a payment card or cash. The inside cover is lined with a micro fibre to protect your screen.

The buttons on either side of the case give satisfying and tactile feedback when used. All the buttons line up where they should, allowing you to still use your charger and headphones while the case is on the device.

If you’re looking to step up your game, when it comes to case designs and protection, then the OtterBox Strada is the right solution. Slim, quality craftsmanship and elegant with time-tested protection!

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The OtterBox Strada series is available for the Apple iPhone 6/6s and Samsung Galaxy S6. Colours include: Black, Maroon and Brown. MSRPs range from $49.99 to $59.95.

Link: http://www.cesiumonline.com/catalogsearch/result/?cat=0&q=Strada

Nomad : Own less, Live more

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Based in San Francisco California, Nomad started off as a KickStarter in 2012, and has reached amazing heights in a short time. Cesium is proud to be the exclusive Canadian distributor of this innovative brand.

With their wide  range of products, and sales above  $4 million, in just  over 3 years, Nomad has taken the concept of a simple data/charge cable to the next level.

Nomad’s goal is to create minimalistic practical tools, that keep us powered and free to live our lives on the go.

This is exactly the VALUE that their KEY and CLIP products offer to you. Nomad’s idea is not to replace your existing data/charge cables, but rather to make it easier for you to carry your technology with you every day for easy use.

Nomad has two featured innovative products ( available in both Lightning and Micro USB) :

KEY: The KEY fits easily on to your keychain. It’s meant to seamlessly integrate with what you grab and carry with you every day when you leave your house…your keys! You’ll never leave it behind.

CLIP:The CLIP is a carabiner clip taken to the next level. A hidden USB plug compliments a micro USB or lightning connector for on-the-go action.

Note: the CLIP is not meant or rated for climbing. It can support up to 33 pounds (15kg).

Both the KEY and the CLIP are made from high-grade polycarbonate from Bayer and rubber elastomer from Dupont; this is to make them flexible and durable. The metals used are made from high-grade stainless steel and are scratch-resistant. You don’t need to worry about keeping track of protective caps. Nomad has put these products through “everyday tests” to ensure that they can keep up with you, the modern Nomad!

Both the KEY and the CLIP are used for charging and syncing, like any other charging/data cables. They use the latest USB 2.0 technology and 2.4 amp charging ability. The lightning versions of the KEY and CLIP are MFi certified by Apple.

If you’re looking to minimize your existing cable collection with something you can easily carry around with you, then Nomad is your solution! Perfect for camping, outdoor and on-the-go everyday lifestyles!

http://www.cesiumonline.com/brands/nomad

 

What Does Siri Have to Say? (iPhone 6s/6s Plus Launch)

 

”Hey Siri, give us a hint!”

That was Apple’s tag-line on their website leading up to the September 9th, 2015 keynote announcement. Forget the semantics, and let’s dive right into what we really want to know:

What’s new?

“The only thing that’s changed is everything”

Apple announced two new iPhones: the iPhone 6s & 6s Plus.

There are a lot of internal changes to the iPhones this time around, but key differences include:
-Bumping the rear camera megapixels from 8 to 12
-The front camera has been updated to 5 mega pixels and the front display acts as a flash so you can take even better selfies!
-A new Rose Gold colour
-Optical image stabilization on both models and the ability to record 4k videos

Of course, there are also changes and upgrades to the A9 chip CPU and the GPU (70% and 90% faster).

These new iPhones are also slightly bigger and heavier than their predecessor.

Weight and Dimensions

Please see the chart below for exact details:

Source: http://www.apple.com/iphone/compare/

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So…will your existing cases fit these new iPhones? The simple answer is “they should”.
However, there are some vendors that have informed Cesium otherwise. OtterBox has stated that their products will fit, except for the Defender line-up. This being the case, new Defenders are coming and will need to be ordered for the new iPhones.

Vendors such as Uncommon, Ballistic and Verus are already compatible! LifeProof will have new product for the new iPhones. We can expect to see them by late October. We are still waiting for confirmation from Moshi, Griffin and a few others.

Please be assured that all product has been properly labeled as compatible or not on CesiumOnline.com. You should see product compatibility right in the initial description.

Example: Verus VRI6SHPSDS High Pro Shield iPhone 6/6S Black

Since many of the existing SKUs are already compatible with the new iPhones you can go ahead and label them as such (just make sure you cross verify), and also start your pre-orders with us!

We’re looking forward to these new iPhone launch!