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Catalyst Launches Waterproof Cases for iPhone X, 8 and 8 Plus Introduces New Screen Protectors for Apple Watch and iPhones to complement Catalyst Impact Protection Case line

CES 2018 Innovation Award winning case for AirPods and full line of waterproof cases and accessories to be on display at CES 2018

LAS VEGAS, NV – Catalyst, the award-winning manufacturer of the world’s most protective and stylish cases and accessories for electronic devices, introduces waterproof cases for the iPhone X and 8 Plus at CES 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Catalyst will also be debuting Catalyst Tempered Glass Screen Protectors for iPhone X, 6/7/8, 6 Plus/7 Plus/8 Plus to complement the recently released Catalyst Impact Protection cases that are designed to meet or exceed drops up to 9.9’ft as well as a PET Screen Protector to accompany the Catalyst case for Apple Watch.

Catalyst Case for AirPods named CES 2018 Innovation Awards Honoree

LAS VEGAS, NV (November 9, 2017)Catalyst, the award-winning manufacturer of the world’s most protective and stylish waterproof cases and accessories for electronic devices, today announced it has been recognized as a CES 2018 Innovation Awards Honoree for the design and development of the Catalyst case for AirPods. The Catalyst case for AirPods was selected as an honoree in the Portable Media Players and Accessories product category scoring highly across all judging criteria and was featured at CES Unveiled in New York today.

Catalyst introduces waterproof case for new Apple Watch Series 3 and presents Impact Protection Cases for iPhone X, 8 and 8 Plus at the Pepcom Holiday Spectacular in New York City

New York, NY - (Sept, 28 2017) - Catalyst, the award-winning manufacturer of protective waterproof cases, today introduces the waterproof case for the new Apple Watch Series 3 at the Pepcom Holiday Spectacular in New York City. Catalyst also presents new Impact Protection Cases for the iPhone X, 8, and 8 Plus, a line of shock-proof protective cases that expands their portfolio beyond waterproof products and solutions. The designs bring a new level of impact protection increasing the drop specification to 9.9ft (3m).

Catalyst Launches Impact Protection Case for iPhone X Expanding Portfolio Beyond Waterproof Solutions for the first time

Hong Kong - (September 13, 2017) – Catalyst, the award-winning manufacturer of protective waterproof cases, today announces the Catalyst Impact Protection Case for the iPhone X, a shock-proof protective case that expands their portfolio of cases beyond waterproof products and solutions. The design brings a new level of impact protection increasing the drop specification to 9.9 ft (3m). The Catalyst Impact Protection Case for the iPhone X, available now, is introduced on the heels of the much-anticipated product announcement from Apple and provides a fresh, sleek design that showcases a refinement in performance and style.

Catalyst launches Waterproof Cases for iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2 Setting the bar for waterproof, protective case

January 4, 2017 – Catalyst, the award-winning manufacturer of the world’s most protective and stylish waterproof cases and accessories for electronic devices announces that the bar for complete, waterproof protection has been raised once again! Catalyst today announces the launch of Catalyst cases for iPhone 7 and 42mm Apple Watch Series 2 at CES 2017. The clever designs and cool features make these premium, everyday cases an instant classic and Catalyst’s innovative construction preserves complete functionality when things get a bit more adventurous.


Catalyst Announces the World’s Most Waterproof, Fully Functional Cases for iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus and 38mm & 42mm Apple Watch Series 2

November 1, 2016 – Catalyst, the manufacturer of the world’s most protective, versatile and waterproof iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch cases and accessories, today announces newly designed, high-performance waterproof, drop proof cases for the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus as well as the 38mm and 42mm Apple Watch Series 2, available for pre-order today. Catalyst sets a new industry standard for protective, waterproof cases for the latest generation of Apple devices. Each case is tested waterproof to 33ft (10m) for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus cases and to 330ft (100m) for the Apple Watch Series 2 cases. This doubles the waterproof rating of current Catalyst cases.

Catalyst case for iPad Earns Parent Tested Parent Approved Seal

October 4, 2016 – Catalyst, the manufacturer of the world’s most protective and versatile cases for the iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch, has been awarded the Parent Tested Parent Approved seal for its iPad waterproof cases which includes cases for the iPad mini, 9.7” iPad Pro and 12.9” iPad Pro.

Parent Tested Parent Approved (PTPA) uses real parents to test family oriented products and provides peace of mind that the products are durable, functional and deliver a good user experience.

Catalyst® Showcases Product Exclusives at IFA 2016

Catalyst announces exclusive tools for Pokémon fans in their quest to go anywhere and catch ‘em all.

September 1, 2016 – Catalyst, the award-winning manufacturer of the world’s most protective and versatile waterproof cases and accessories for electronic devices, will showcase solutions exclusive to Catalyst at IFA 2016. Catalyst, today announced the first and only waterproof case for the next generation 38mm Apple Watch, featuring Catalyst patented technology, including a double sealing waterproof system and true sound acoustic membranes. This product is part of a new line of Catalyst solutions for the next generation of Apple devices.


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U.S. News & Product Reviews

Best Apple Watch Cases

You may think you don't need a protective case for your Apple Watch, until that one time you take it to work and it gets all scratched up. Don't make that mistake.
Catalyst makes the ultimate waterproof cases for your gadgets and it paid special attention to creating the perfect waterproof case for the Apple Watch. The Series 1 (and Series 0) Apple Watches are not waterproof. They are water resistant. With the Catalyst, you can jump right into the deep end. It is rated at 5ATM and you can go as deep as 50 meters under water with it.

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Waterproof iPhone 7 cases let you surf, swim, or splash without fear

You won’t be surprised to hear that Catalyst’s case also scores an IP68 rating, but Catalyst tests each unit to greater than usual depths and claims that its cases are waterproof up to 33 feet (10 meters). You also get good drop protection, for falls from up to 6.6 feet (2 meters). The soft rubber exterior is comfortable to hold and adds some grip. You have easy access to the Touch ID, buttons, and camera. There’s a thin screen protector built in, which doesn’t seem to interfere with touch sensitivity, and a rotating crown dial for the mute switch. It comes in black or white, with a transparent backRead Full Article


Our favorite phone accessories from CES 2017

Apple made the right decision to add water resistance to the Apple Watch Series 2, but while you’re OK to go swimming, getting it wet in salt water or exposing it to sand, dust, or anything else that may ruin the beautiful finish is a definite no-no. That’s where the Catalyst case comes in. It adds an IP68 rated case to the Watch, so it’s suitable for depths up to 100 meters, including in sea water. It also covers the body in a housing that provides military-grade protection.

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  • Catalyst Updates Their Apple Watch & iPhone Waterproof Case Line
  • Right on time for CES, popular case maker Catalyst Case has announced their latest line of cases for the iPhone 7, 7 Plus and Apple Watch Series 2.

    Catalyst, the award-winning brand known for their stylish waterproof cases and accessories for smart devices announce that they will be setting the bar for complete waterproof cases once again. Available starting January 8th on their site are the catalyst cases for the 42mm Apple Watch Series 2 ($59.99). Later in January the smaller 38mm model for the series 2 edition of the watch will be available.

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    Catalyst Waterproof iPhone 7 Case for 7/7 Plus

    This is a rugged, fully sealed waterproof case that comes in two models for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. As we can see from the images, the iPhone case sports a low-profile, elegant and rugged appearance, and its translucent back cover and front panel allow it to showcase and complement the original design of your handset. Meanwhile, its slim profile and soft-touch rubber exterior enable it to deliver a comfortable and firm grip experience.

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    Catalyst iPad Pro waterproof case

    This case is perfect for the active lifestyle. The first fully waterproof case for the iPad Pro. Poolside, beachside, or in the tub, this case will keep your tech dry. The case is safely tested to about 6 ft. deep. The case is completely sealed and does not increase the size dramatically. The buttons are all still fully functional. The sound is still really clear. I thought it would be muffled and it sounds great. The case is light and durable with a very clear sealed screen. Whether it is food in the kitchen or snow and rain outside this case protects effectively

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    Nemo’s MyMac 2016 Holiday Gift Guide, Part Two

    Catalyst makes the best iPhone full-body total protection waterproof cases I’ve ever used. A Catalyst case helps when I drop my iPhone and when I get it wet, including an unexpected fall into a swimming pool recently. Now available for iPad, these cases are surprisingly lean, efficient, and capacitive, given their total surround functionality and design. Styling is minimalist, including a clear rear cover. They have an IP68 waterproof rating of 6.6ft (2m) and drop proof rating of 4ft (1.2m). A multi-position stand is included.

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    Holiday Gifts For Your iPad and iPhone, the perfect case to keep them protected!

    I’m not sure if you or your friends have ever heard of the Catalyst company, if not sit back and let me tell you about this company and their wonderful products. Are you or your family members iPad users? If so, you might want to check out the Catalyst company today. The Catalyst company carries a wide selection of protected waterproof cases for iPads , iPhones, Tablets, and much more!

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    Holiday Gift Guide for Travelers

    Waterproof up to 16.4 feet (iPhone 6 case) and 33 feet (iPhone 7 case), Catalyst turns iPhones into underwater cameras — allowing you to get great shots in the hotel pool or to Snapchat while snorkeling (I’ve used it to take videos like this and photos like this). By default, the cases are also dirtproof, snowproof and able withstand drops from over 6 feet. Pro tip: pick up one of Catalyst’s Floating Lanyards too

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    Best Apple Watch Docks, Bands, Chargers & More!

    If you own a first-generation Apple Watch, you’ll want to suit up with this waterproof case from Catalyst before heading to the beach or pool. And if you tend to be hard on your devices—whether you own the Series 1 or Series 2—you’ll benefit from this case. Catalyst designed this product to leave your touchscreen and sensors exposed while protecting your watch from the elements.

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    International News & Product Reviews


    Supercharged Hits Las Vegas CES

    In the first show of 2017, Nicki Shields reports on Formula E's million-dollar eRace and gets an exclusive look inside Faraday Future's luxurious FF 91 car. Watch Catalyst at 10:57

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    Gewinnspiel zu Weihnachten: Wir verlosen Zubehör für 860 Euro

    Wir starten am heutigen 3. Advent in unser erstes Weihnachts-Gewinnspiel ein.

    Zusammen mit, Catalyst-Lifestyle und Monowear verlosen wir insgesamt zehn Zubehör-Pakete. Egal ob Cases oder Armbänder, die drei bekannten Firmen bieten eine breite Palette an Zubehör. Zehn Gewinner erhalten jeweils 1 Paket mit Zubehör.

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    Quick Look: Catalyst Apple Watch 42 mm Case

    The waterproof case market for smartphones and tablets abound, but you hardly ever see cases made to protect smartwatches. Catalyst has come up with a first of its kind waterproof case for the Apple watch that is stylish and is fully functional. Its form factor provides protection for drops and is rated IP-68 waterproof.

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    Female Traveler Gift Guide

    Speaking of the elements in Iceland - did you know that it's not uncommon to experience multiple seasons in one day?! I have seen wind, rain, snow and sunshine all within a few hours. PLUS the spray from the waterfalls will soak everything you have. And you definitely need to document your time in the hot springs! Your phone needs to be protected - invest in a case so you don't have to worry about a thing!

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    Catalyst: waterproof, adventure-proof cases for Apple devices now available at Power Mac Center

    Ever wanted to take your Apple device to the outdoors but can’t, lest you risk it being broken? Or to the beach, but didn’t want to be bothered by plastic pouches or bulky dry bags? With award-winning cases from global brand Catalyst now available at Power Mac Center, you can take all the adventures you want without worrying about your precious devices.

    Catalyst is a lifestyle accessories brand that creates products that enable people to explore and share their world. It was founded by climbing partners Josh Wright and June Lai, who designed and developed their own protective cases after seeing that these were not available in the market then.

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    Catalyst Case for iPad Pro/iPad Air 2」は、防水と防塵の国際規格であるIP試験で最高の等級を表す「IP68」を取得し、最大2mまで水中での使用を実現した保護ケース。加えてアメリカ国防総省の軍事規格「MIL-STD-810G」にも準拠した、1.2mの耐衝撃プロテクションを擁す。他の追随を許さない強靭なボディでありながら、ボリュームやスリープボタン、サイレントスイッチ、Touch IDにも対応するなど、操作性を損なわない設計も魅力。また付属品も豊富となっており、中でも4段階のスタンドは動画再生時に重宝する。

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    Catalyst Case: víz- és ütésálló tokok iPhone-hoz, iPadhez és Apple Watch-hoz

    Sokunk számára okoz problémát készülékeink megfelelő védelme. Lévén, hogy nem olcsó eszközökről van szó, súlyos tízezrekbe kerülhet egy-egy kijelző, vagy bármilyen egyéb alkatrész cseréje. Bármennyire is próbáljuk óvni őket, elég egy óvatlan pillanat, és máris kész a baj (ütötték már ki a kezemből a 2 napos 5s-emet egy bevásárlóközpont lengőajtajával).

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    Recenzja Catalyst Waterproof dla iPhone 6S – Wodoszczelne etui na wakacyjne wyjazdy

    glądając premierę najnowszego iPhone’a 7 miałem chwilę zawahania czy wodoodporność zaoferowana przez Apple na zawsze pogrzebała producentów wodoszczelnych obudów, dzięki którym można beztrosko korzystać z telefonu przy basenie lub w morzu, robiąc zdjęcia sobie i podwodnym stworzeniom. Dziś już wiemy, że nie, a na ostatnich wakacjach miałem okazję przekonać się, że wodoodporne etui wcale nie musi być toporne, brzydkie i jedynie praktyczne.

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    Introducing the Catalyst iPhone 6 case – the protective accessory that could make all others obsolete! At first glance, spending between £60 and £70 on a protective case for your phone is a serious investment, but this isn’t just any phone case – The Catalyst case offers a serious security mod for your iPhone.

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    Case/capinha especial para Pokémon GO [Hands-on - IFA 2016]

    Tem muito perigo por aí para quem passa o dia caçando Pokémon, e nem estamos falando de assalto ou coisa do tipo. Estamos falando de brigar com um Snorlax dos mais bravos mesmo, ou então passar raiva ao ver um Pidgey nascer de seu ovo que você andou 2 km para chocar. Dá até vontade de jogar o telefone longe, né?

    Pois agora, vamos dar uma dica para você: uma empresa de Hong Kong criou uma capinha que garante não só a segurança do seu smartphone contra quedas e água, como também te ajuda a acertar melhor os Pokémon que encontra por aí! O segredo está em duas fitas de borracha que guiam o seu dedo ao jogar a Pokébola. Tudo isso surgiu de uma brincadeira que acabou virando produto e negócio.

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