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Lajo Releases eXo2 Case

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By Dennis Lloyd

Publisher, iLounge
Published: Thursday, November 6, 2003
News Categories: iPod Accessories

pic#### creator of the iSkin silicone case, zip case, iShades, and recently the ####2 case has announced yet another new case, the eXo2 which updates the existing eXo case with silicone protecting the touchwheel on 3G iPods. The eXo2 is available now for preorder and includes zip TPU case, a removable belt clip and iShade (crystal) screen protector for a special introductory price of $32.50. There are currently ten colors to choose from, but more will become available with each week. Shipping will begin sometime this month.

Press Release:

eXo2 by #### will be ready for shipping this month.  eXo2 with its covered menu and control wheel will offer extreme protection for those that demand it and a line of accessories are being manufactured to offer sport minded people a method to make their eXod and Xsknd iPod become a part of their body.

You can place an order for eXo2 now at www.####.com and you will not have to pay for it by submitting it as a backorder, eXo will included the much talked about and most used accessory for eXo the #### zip TPU case, a removable belt clip and iShade (crystal) screen protector for a special introductory price of $32.50. Our computer system will notify you the moment your backorder goes into stock, 10 colors are on display now but all the colors will become available with each week.

eXo2 because of its covered control wheel and menu will be the first case that will have limited edition art and original art applied to it and these works of art will be on display in the online gallery to be found at www.####.com  Artists will be able to submit their designs for sale. #### brings his nineteen years experience of running three art galleries to make this become one of the most talked about art galleries: information will be available later this month at www.####.com
 
Will there be an eXo3? No need to hold your breath it is almost finished and will be released in the month of December plus one other new case by ####.

Important: eXo, eXo2 and eXo3 will be sold under the www.####.com label, this marks the end of the ####, iSkin relationship and #### and iSkin will become friendly competitors.

So to recap:  #### will supply eXo now available, eXo2 will be released during the month of November and eXo3 in the month of December and the just released ####-2 plus accessories for these cases and coming soon the mystery case by #### hopefully sometime in the month of December. There is never a boring minute at www.####.biz

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Comments

21

####, I used Explorer, Safari, and Netscape with the SAME RESULTS every time. I’ll try it on a PC and see what results I get.

And you still haven’t answered why we should buy the eXo2 with the imminent release of eXo3?

Posted by Scott on November 7, 2003 at 7:33 AM (PDT)

22

Try [url=http://www.theistore.com]http://www.theistore.com[/url] . Easy

Posted by Jim on November 7, 2003 at 7:44 AM (PDT)

23

if your websites does not work with Safari -

i’m sorry.. that just left me speechless.

really - you should concider hiring someone - like whoever makes iPodLounge.com - to make your #### website.  I think there’s some invovlement between the two sites - but not on the actual web page design…

or just make a section of iPodlounge be a iskin, exo skin, #### what the hell ever ordering page.

honestly - i REEALY would like to find out about all of these cases - i’m totaly frustrated with my Marware crappy case for the 3G ipods.. but i’m practically unable to get any info on what appear to be the best cases

Posted by steve jobs on November 7, 2003 at 10:33 AM (PDT)

24

i REALLY like my eXo case - looks good, nice protection. Better than the Marware case. I actually use the eXo with a Booq case if I want some really rugged protection.

But honestly, ####’s site leaves me frustrated and with little incentive to be a repeat customer. And I think most of us are still waiting to hear why we should get eXo2 when eXo3 is coming out in December.

Posted by Scott on November 7, 2003 at 10:53 AM (PDT)

25

Yeah, the iSkin case is great.  It’s only weakness imho is it needs to be a little thicker for more protection.  It’s worth the extra bulk.  If that’s the case with eXo2/3 as it sounds, I’ll be getting one.  I just wish I find out the details more easily on the website.

Posted by Byron on November 7, 2003 at 2:58 PM (PDT)

26

Exactly!

Is there going to be a different price structure? ####, I know you must be a good businessman, but part of marketing is getting your customers to want/need your product. And it ain’t too hard of a job with us Mac loyalists…

Take Apple’s example. They have new g4 iBooks with the top end coming near the low end of PowerBook G4’s. Apple still makes the differentiation between the two product lines.

So, again, we ask: what’s our motivation to spend $32 now when we now something newer is just around the corner? At least tell us what makes eXo2 and 3 different, so we can make purchasing decisions; or else we’ll move on.

Posted by CMuscleSF on November 7, 2003 at 3:06 PM (PDT)

27

I would think that if eXo2 offers everything you want in a case then it would be a good decision to buy it, but if it doesnt turn the I want it light on in your brain then wait. You guys just know that I am going to make another case just look at my short history with you here at iPodlounge,  eXo a series of none designed cases but high on features, #### 2 a more heavy duty case, zip simple but effective and a then there is a new case to come. That is a total 7 cases for iPod. Just look at how many colors I have for eXo, I am not a 1 case 1 color type of guy.  eXo2 for me is the canvas to create painted limited editions and originals. You may ask do I think that all of this selection will confuse you my answer is no because I know that when you see a case that you have got to have you will buy it and seeing that my case have also become fashion you will buy more than one.  By the way the limited edition art and original art is a call to all the artists here that have design ideas for eXo2.

Posted by Lajo on November 7, 2003 at 3:48 PM (PDT)

28

As you may already know iSkin.com in Toronto and I have parted ways in October of this year. ####, which I have formed since is a label for you to identify soft silicone cases that are designed, manufactured and guaranteed by me and as of October iSkin will be the label for product designed and manufactured and guaranteed by, ackNOWLEDGE in Toronto.  I will proceed to sell off the iSkin stock I have in China and because they are my designs I will label the once I want to continue to manufacture with ####.com on them. So this also means if you have iSkin.com praise or complaints you must direct them to [url=http://www.iSkin.com]http://www.iSkin.com[/url] in Toronto and like wise they are not responsible for praise or complaints from [url=http://www.####.com]http://www.####.com[/url]  We will be friendly competitors and I am very excited at the idea that my good friend will start to design products because I consider him to be one of the best.

Posted by Lajo on November 7, 2003 at 4:14 PM (PDT)

29

####, it doesn’t work that way. Generally, consumers such as myself like selection, but we want to know what differentiates one item in a product line from another.

If you told me: “eXo1 has basic protection and costs $20; eXo2 offers scroll-wheel protection and costs $30; the eXo3 will have screen protection built-in and have a little thicker protection” or something like that. Then I know what would be best for me.

Please understand I am trying to offer contructive criticism here, from a consumer’s perspective. I like your product - but I want to know what product is the best for me.

Posted by Scott on November 7, 2003 at 7:38 PM (PDT)

30

Scott, he already told you some of what you want to know two messages up.  Reread it, and notice where he says that eXo2 will have a thicker “more heavy duty case” and zipper to get the iPod in and out (since the thicker window presumably won’t stretch as much as iSkin).  He also said he’s working on the website to get the rest of the details up and easy to find soon.  Speaking as a web dev, that’s not an overnight job.  So why don’t we cut the guy some slack, have a little patience, and stop acting like a bunch of four-year-olds throwing tantrums b/c we didn’t get any green M&M’s in our cookie.  #### makes a press release announcing some cool new products for our beloved iPods, and is inundated with b1tchy complaints about everything from his website to his press release.  Honestly people…

Posted by Byron on November 7, 2003 at 9:26 PM (PDT)

31

Wow, Byron, that web developer job must be really stressful…you outta switch to decaf and look into Prozac. Or at least lay off the Taco Bell and pIzza…

Posted by Paul on November 8, 2003 at 7:16 PM (PDT)

32

That must be part of my problem, I like expresso and pizza but you know I think I will stay with it.

Posted by Lajo on November 8, 2003 at 7:23 PM (PDT)

33

Hey, ####
Any luck on a better belt clip? While I love the case, I can’t use it until I get a stronger clip. Thanks.

Posted by DocJeff on November 9, 2003 at 3:22 PM (PDT)

34

There will be 2 belt clips, one for casual wear (in the mold making process) and the other for sports (test sample being made then off to mold making). Both will work with the existing eXo case and the #### and eXo2 case

Posted by Lajo on November 9, 2003 at 4:42 PM (PDT)

35

Paul, congrats on completely missing the point.  I’m sure you do that a lot, with your head stuck up your @rse like that.  There’s constructive criticism and there’s b1tchy criticism, and the ability to hide behind the anonymity of the internet doesn’t give cause for acting like spoiled brats.  Reread some of the threads above and think about that for a while before responding again.  Cheers.

Posted by Byron on November 9, 2003 at 4:54 PM (PDT)

36

Byron, you are taking it too seriously it is only a case not a life or death situation. Look at my site on Thursday and you will be able to get some more information, (a picture is worth a 1000 words)  [url=http://www.####.com]http://www.####.com[/url] is the place to look. Do not expect the changes you want to see in the ordering flow until later this month that takes time but for sure there will be other sites that have eXo2 on it this month.

Posted by Lajo on November 9, 2003 at 5:17 PM (PDT)

37

You are acting like the immature child now with all that name called. Come outside your mommy’s basement and see how people operate in the real world.

Then again, you probably don’t fit through the door. You’ve added nothing valuable to this thread, so I guess I’ll continue. Take your finger out of your @rse long enough to read, with an objective eye, what the rest of the pople here are trying to say?

No, I guess not…you are too busy watching Star Trek reruns, I guess…..LOL

Posted by Paul on November 9, 2003 at 6:02 PM (PDT)

38

####,

Thanks for being so responsive to you customers comments here. I think most of them have tried to be contructive, others just…well, you know. I think we all appreciate the fact that you’ve taken a personal interest in our converns, etc.

Looking forward to hearing more from you.

Posted by Scott on November 9, 2003 at 8:10 PM (PDT)

39

####, I was sticking up for you actually.  Was it not clear when I said “So why don’t we cut the guy some slack, have a little patience,” that I was referring to you and your endeavor to create a product people here will like?  Do comments like the following not make you want to quit making iSkins for a bunch of ingrates, or at the least, bother you?

“32 bucks? this #### guy should go back to russia…” -podlover

“lajos website has to be the most inane, non-working, confusing, unclear, badly layed out, bag over the head.. ” -steve jobs

“Is it me or is this website the best-looking WORST site I’ve ever seen?” -hi

“What the #$*@? ####, what is up with that??” -Scott  (To Scott’s credit, he calmed down a bit after venting.)

My point is that all that bs could have been said in a more constructive, courteous way, but people think they can say anything on the internet, and so deserved a little of their own medicine.  #### can’t dish it b/c he’s trying to sell a product to very people who need a lesson in common courtesy.

And Paul, as for contributing to this thread, reread what you’ve written with an objective eye and tell me what you’ve contributed.  You may notice that your only posts were responses to mine, and offer no criticism or suggestions of any kind to ####.  Then reread all of mine and notice that several of my posts actually do offer constructive criticism (not b1tchy, mind you) and polite requests.  As you’ve proved beyond a shadow of a doubt, you wouldn’t know objectivity if it were tattooed on your eyeball.  So before you presume to tell me that I haven’t contributed anything, get a clue first.

Posted by Byron on November 9, 2003 at 9:46 PM (PDT)

40

Sorry Byron and thanks for the support
I just got back from Hong Kong and seen your posting.

I appreciate the other persons comments even though it could be a little more toned down. It is only common sense that I would try to do everything possible to make it easier for people to view my products, colors and features and to make my ordering system friendly. I know the ordering flow is a problem to those that are not familiar with my site but this problem is not a one-day fix. I like the challenge that it offers me and I will not stop until I hear that my ordering system is the best online ordering system.

Posted by Lajo on November 10, 2003 at 2:51 AM (PDT)

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