SAN DIEGO, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeProof, the award-winning maker of all-protective, everyday cases for smartphones and tablets, announced today that Gifts.com has named the LifeProof nüüd case for iPad as top gift for the holiday season in the gadget category of the 2012 Giftee Awards competition. The LifeProof nüüd case for iPad, which currently sells for $99.99, is the only protective case manufactured for the Apple iPad that is water proof, dirt proof, snow proof and shock proof.
"The Giftee Awards address the most popular and trendy types of gifts that people will be shopping for during the holidays," said Gary Rayner, CEO of LifeProof. "We're honored to be on the top of Santa wish lists this year."
The nüüd's unique design puts nothing between the user and the iPad's screen, allowing for unrestricted interaction with the screen while also providing full access to all functions, buttons and controls.
"The LifeProof nüüd case truly is an ideal gift for anyone on your holiday list," continued Rayner. "It blends coolness and practicality in a way that anyone with an iPad will appreciate and gives them the freedom to take their Apple iPad wherever life takes them. Because it's so slim and sleek, they'll want to take it absolutely everywhere."
With more than eight million unique users per month, Gifts.com is the most visited gift recommendation site on the web. Winning gifts in this year's 10 categories were nominated and decided by votes resulting from 100,000 consumer visits to the award site. In addition to consumer nomination and voting, finalists were selected by a team of influential bloggers and highly qualified experts with years of experience in the retail, media and trend forecasting industries.
The LifeProof nüüd case for iPad represents the latest innovation in the company's industry-defining LifeProof cases, which include all-protective cases for the iPhone 4/4s and iPhone 5 and other mobile devices. All LifeProof products can be purchased at Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile locations nationwide or at www.lifeproof.com.
As a 2012 Giftee Award winner, the LifeProof nüüd case for iPad will be featured on the Gifts.com's site, blog, and social media networks. For details on the winners and finalists in all 10 categories please visit http://giftees.gifts.com/2012/winners.
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The LifeProof company mantra is Freedom; LifeProof designs, manufactures and markets an entirely new category of products designed to give people more freedom from environmental constraints. Based in San Diego, LifeProof offers elegant and protective cases for Smartphones and Tablet PCs that enable full functionality and interactivity under any condition encountered in daily life. The registered brand name 'LifeProof' is inspired by the protection and fully functional convenient operation of the device in water, mud, dirt, or snow. For more information, visit www.lifeproof.com.