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Tech Media PDA Accessories
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If you've recently purchased a personal digital assistant, then you might want to check out Tech Media Industries' PDA Body-Guard line of PDA accessories. Tech Media is a rising manufacturer that focuses on accessories for electronics. Andy Schwartz founded the company in 1995, in Hauppauge, New York. Initially, the company produced mouse pads, and then moved onto cell phone accessories. They soon developed additional products, such as Wiper-Nu, a device for sharpening worn windshield wiper blades. Recently, the company has focused its attention on PDA accessories. In the future, their goal is to become the premier manufacturer in this field.

The PDA Body-Guard line is designed to improve your PDA's performance and minimize damage from wear and tear. Tech Media showed five Body-Guard products at CES this year.

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  • The Body-Guard EVA Case is a protective wallet for your PDA. It measures 5.5 inches by 4 inches (14 by 10.1 cm), and closes with a dual-pulling zipper. The case is designed to fit most PDA models on the market. The durable, padded EVA material keeps your PDA safe from wear and moisture when you're not using it. The case also holds two extra batteries and has a strap on the back that attaches to your belt. For a list of compatible PDAs and available colors, check out this page on the PDA Body-Guard site. Photo courtesy Tech Media
  • The Body-Guard Leather Case offers protection from wear and tear like the EVA case, but it also includes some extra features. It has compartments for credit cards and money, as well as extra batteries. The 5.5-inch by 4 inch (14 x 10.1 x 2.54 cm) case is made of top grain premium leather, with a Velcro strap for securing the PDA. Like the EVA case, it closes with a zipper. For a list of compatible PDAs, check out this page. Photo courtesy Tech Media

Tech Media also sells a PDA Body-Guard Kit, which includes the leather case, a SmartStylus Pen, CareCleaners and ScreenShields. The kit also includes a MicroProtector, a piece of woven cloth designed to wipe dirt and smudges off of a PDA. If you just got a PDA, or are giving one as a gift, this kit will get you started.

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