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Moshi Releases Ultra-thin MacBook Air Shell Case

Accessory maker Moshi has released a new ultra-thin plastic shell protective case for the 11" and 13" MacBook Air models. This type of plastic case tends to be especially popular among students, protecting their machines from bumps and scratches. Moshi claims its case offers better heat dissipation than competing cases because it doesn't block the rear heating vent.

Moshiiglaze
Many MacBook Air cases offered today feature bulky, obtrusive designs, and are often composed of materials which may not last the life of a device. The iGlaze for MacBook Air is an ultra-thin, stylish case created from the same polycarbonate material that’s been proven for durability throughout Moshi’s iGlaze line of cases for iPhone, iPad and MacBook devices. The iGlaze is surface-treated with a specialized coating that not only offers better scratch resistance than alternatives, but also accentuates the device's elegant design.
The iGlaze Air cases come in black, white, and translucent, and are available on Moshi's website for $55 and $60 for the 11" and 13" versions, respectively.

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30 months ago
Rating: 13 Votes
30 months ago
i wasn't aware we were on MacAdvert.com

"This type of plastic case tends to be especially popular among students, protecting their machines from bumps and scratches."

Sounds like advertising talk to me.:mad:
Rating: 12 Votes
30 months ago

good price there Moshi.

:rolleyes:


Must be the "specialized coating" ;)
Rating: 10 Votes
30 months ago

As has been stated numerous times before, we are never compensated for our articles.

This particular quote is directly from my experiences working at an Apple Retail Store. Many, many college students bought shell cases of some sort (albeit, usually at the behest of their parents) to protect their MacBooks.


Just out of interest why was this chosen as 'news'?

Why it seems like a bit of an odd article to me:
-The negative side is not brought up (obvious -ve is the cost)
-2 links and only to the manufactures site, not a review or test/other new site.
-Not breaking the industry boundaries, in any way as a product.
-reads like a sales pitch
-no apparent 'Source' for picture

Vote me down all you want people but this isn't why I come to Macrumors.com, nor do I think this is a suitable article for the site, there is plenty of buying advice out there.

MacRumours could have a review section, where this kind of thing (in a little more depth could go), however I think this might also be unnecessary.

Edit: 1st Negative Vote, 2nd negative vote just in! 3rd yet no one explains...
Rating: 9 Votes
30 months ago
Complete rip off for what is, at the end of the day, a lump of moulded plastic, one of the cheapest materials on the planet. Half the price and you may get a bit more interest, but at its current price its for fools.
Rating: 9 Votes
30 months ago

Epic fail on the price. I'll stick with a speck case for half the price.


By "half the price" do you mean $5 less?
Rating: 9 Votes
30 months ago
I DO NOT RECOMMEND any of those shell enclosures. You will DO get a lot of debris between that and MBA, which will scratch your machine all over the place. Having say that, I have not used any of Moshi designs but principle stay the same. I have warned you.
Rating: 8 Votes
30 months ago
good price there Moshi.

:rolleyes:
Rating: 8 Votes
30 months ago
Epic fail on the price. I'll stick with a speck case for half the price.
Rating: 7 Votes
30 months ago
:-)
Rating: 6 Votes

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