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Targus(R) Announces Its New SafePORT(TM) Collection of Ruggedized Cases for Mobile Devices

With a Variety of Colors and Designs, SafePORT(TM) Offers Superior Protection for the Latest Smartphones and Tablets

LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwire) -- 01/07/13 -- CES 2013 -- Targus® Inc., maker of the world's top-selling laptop computer cases and accessories, today announced its new rugged collection of cases for smartphones and tablets. The Targus SafePORT case collection features patented technology and delivers a tough line of protective solutions for mobile devices designed to meet the demands of the busy, on-the-go lifestyle. With a spectrum of color and design options, SafePORT cases offer varying protection levels -- from heavy-duty protection for the toughest environments to sleeker protection for less harsh environments such as schools and hospitals.

"Tablets and smartphones are ubiquitous these days -- people take their devices with them everywhere," said Melissa Chapman, vice president of tablet cases and accessories. "To meet the protection needs of our customers, the SafePORT collection is specifically designed for rugged performance is built to meet the demands in even the roughest environments."

SafePORT smartphone cases are designed for the top selling smartphones, the Apple® iPhone 5 and future Samsung Galaxy S series. All are designed with a durable, shock-absorbing silicone to keep smartphones protected in the most unforgiving of circumstances.

SafePORT™ Case Rugged Max Pro for Smartphones
Both the SafePORT Case Rugged Max Pro and SafePORT Case Rugged Max are designed with a hardened polycarbonate plastic shell to shield against the most demanding environments and offer the highest level of protection for smartphones. For superior protection from dust, both cases are designed with built-in screen protectors, dust covers over microphone and speaker bays, and silicone plugs over ports. The Rugged Max Pro features a built-in and removable media stand. It is available at an MSRP of $49.99. The Rugged Max is available at an MSRP of $39.99.

SafePORT™ Cases for Apple® iPad™ and iPad™ mini
Extending its protection to the hottest tablets, the SafePORT collection for tablets features designs to meet the needs of any lifestyle. The SafePORT Case Rugged Max Pro is designed to offer protection for the harshest environments with a hardened polycarbonate shell with shock absorbing silicone and built-in screen protector, and double padded corners. Silicone plugs keeps dust from entering ports. The SafePORT Case Rugged Max Pro is available for the iPad 3rd and 4th Generation at a MSRP of $69.99 and available for the iPad mini at a MSRP of $59.99.

The SafePORT Case Rugged is suitable for those looking to protect their investment from everyday impacts. The case is designed with a duel-textured polycarbonate featuring a high gloss finish, shock absorbing silicone lining, and dust filters over ports. To protect the screen, the case comes with a re-applicable screen protector. The SafePORT Case Rugged is available for the iPad 3rd and 4th Generation at a MSRP of $49.99 and for the iPad mini at a MSRP of $49.99.

These along with other Targus accessories can be purchased at Targus.com as well as through leading retailers, VARs, e-tailers, and direct marketers.

About Targus
Targus created the mobile accessory category with its invention of the laptop case over 29 years ago. The company continues to advance the mobile accessories category with innovative and relevant solutions for today's mobile lifestyle. Targus products enhance productivity, connectivity, and security, liberating users to work in any and all environments with the utmost convenience and comfort. Founded in 1983, Targus' headquarters are located in Anaheim, Calif., with offices worldwide and distribution agreements in more than 100 countries. For more information on Targus visit targus.com.

Editor's Note: For additional information, evaluation units, high-resolution images or executive interviews, please contact Kelly Reeves at 949-509-1888 or [email protected].

Targus and the Targus logo are registered trademarks of Targus Group International, Inc. All rights reserved.

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