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Old 06-07-2010, 10:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Just purchased my first Blackberry (Bold 9700). Simple question: In your opinion, what is the best case for protecting my new device? I'd prefer something squishy and protective to something hard shell...unless that's the best way to go. Also, are those invisible skin things as good as they advertise? Thanks for your input!
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The Otter Box Case is about the best protection you can get. The tradeoff for this superb protection is the added bulk. It basically wraps your BB in a hard plastic shell.

My personal preference is for a naked BlackBerry in a Slip-In Sleeve. No clip, great for slipping in a coat pocket or just for carrying in your hand. No top flap so it's easy to retrieve the BB quickly when needed.

If I'm carrying my BB around the house or using it at my desk, I like a simple silicone sleeve. They're available everywhere, including AT&T stores. Like This
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Anyone know if you can remove the thermal formed sheet for the keyboard on the Defender case? The 9700 is hard enough to type on as it is.

As to the question about the invisible shields. I have used Zagg's screen protector on all 4 of my BB's. In my opinion there is nothing better out there.

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