NuGuard's KX Case for iPhone: Successfully Bridging Hard Shell with Soft Silicone

When choosing an iPhone case, you usually have to make the tradeoff between a soft or hard design. Soft, rubberized cases allow you to get a good grip and have your phone stay in place on your desk or dash. Other times, you want a more rigid case for protection.

Thanks to the fine folks at Other World Computing, you can have the best of both worlds: protection and a good grip. The KX case from NuGuard has a hard shell covered with a silicone shell. Inside NuGuard uses a material it calls X-Orbing gel. 

Additionally, the case is offered in a broad range of colors, with whimsical names like Roulette Red, Nubar Forest, Midnight, Buzz, Trooper, and more. The cases pass military drop tests and offer coverage that extends above the glass screen.

I've ordered a lot of items from Other World Computing over the years and have always been pleased with the company and its products.

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Todd Bernhard is a bestselling (6+ million downloads) award-winning (AARP,,, Digital Hollywood, and Verizon) developer and founder of NoTie.NET, an app developer specializing in Talking Ringtone apps including AutoRingtone. And his profile photo is of the last known sighting of Mr. Bernhard wearing a tie, circa 2007!

An iPhone is almost always attached to his hip or in his pocket, but over the years, Mr. Bernhard has owned an Apple Newton, a Motorola Marco, an HP 95LX, a Compaq iPaq, a Palm Treo, and a Nokia e62. In addition to writing for iPhone Life, Mr. Bernhard has written for its sister publications, PocketPC Magazine and The HP Palmtop Paper.