Speck iPhone and iPad Covers Win iLounge Best of the Year Awards

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov 03, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) –Today, Speck Products ( speckproducts.com ), designer of innovative and protective cases for iPods, iPads, iPhones and more, received two coveted iLounge Best of the Year Awards. Speck’s cleverly functional CandyShell Flip was named iPhone Case of the Year, and its sleek folio-style CandyShell Wrap was named iPad 2 Case of the Year.

This is Speck’s third consecutive year being honored by iLounge. last year, Speck won the iPhone Case of the Year for its PixelSkin HD. Two years ago, CandyShell won both iPhone 3G Case of the Year and Accessory of the Year.

“We are elated to be recognized a third time for our design-savvy cases by iLounge,” said Irene Baran, CEO of Speck Products. “We remain steadfast in our devotion to creating fun, functional products that people can trust to protect the gadgets they love.”

Speck’s CandyShell Flip for the iPhone 4 has all the hard-shell, soft-center protection of Speck’s award-winning CandyShell, plus a unique flip-up panel that allows docking with most iPhone accessories without needing to remove the case. according to iLounge, this attractive and highly functional case “exemplifies great design and versatility.”

CandyShell Wrap’s eye-catching design was called by iLounge “beautifully contoured, excellently protective.” This innovative iPad 2 cover features a hard plastic shell, shock-absorbent rubber inside and comes in dramatic DarkLord Black color. The removable cover also folds into a multi-position stand for viewing video or typing, and the case stays securely closed with micro-suction technology.

“Speck’s CandyShell Flip for iPhone 4 and CandyShell Wrap for iPad 2 both demonstrate how already excellent designs can be made even better,” said Jeremy Horwitz, Editor-in-Chief of iLounge. “As sequels to two of the best iPhone and iPad cases around, Flip and Wrap offer the very best combination of protection and versatility for the iPhone 4 and iPad 2 — and we’ve tested hundreds of different cases.”

about Speck

Founded in 2001, Palo Alto-based Speck is a leading designer and maker of original, high-quality cases, bags and packs for the latest popular portable electronic devices. Speck is obsessed with designing cases that are just as smart and indispensable as the gadgets they protect. Founded by a group of design engineers, and located in the heart of Silicon Valley, we are captivated by technology, fanatical about our gadgets, and consumed with making products people love. Our focus on what people care about inspires us to craft cases that are a perfect fit. We make cases that don’t just protect phones, MacBooks, and tablets — they also contain clever details that spark delight in our customers. for more information, visit speckproducts.com and follow Speck on Twitter and Facebook.

SOURCE: Speck Products

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