If you look at our new alara formaly known as Pong gold-themed smartphone and iPad® cases, you might think to yourself "that's exactly what I had in mind!" That's exactly the reaction we're hoping for because you, our customers, are the chief inspiration behind this new design. We frequently receive requests from users who want to actually see the alara technology that makes their cases so unique. The new lattice design on the back lets you see the technology that protects your head and body from wireless energy. We like to call this the fusion of art and science: we...

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Mobile devices are becoming increasingly popular in modern lives. Most teens -- 85% of those aged 14 to 17 -- have cell phones. So do 69% of 11-14 year olds and 31% of kids aged 8-10, according to a 2010 survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation. The average age at which kids get their first phones has declined steadily during the past decade. For parents, it becomes an important, and sometimes difficult decision to make when to give their kids a mobile phone. While there are many factors to consider when making the decision, this article focuses on the health...

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At alara, we are committed to protecting people from the potential dangers of cell phone radiation. Everything we do is grounded in science, and we don’t make claims that we cannot validate. We believe that cell phone radiation is a serious issue, even though research is still being done to determine the effects that exposure has on our brains and bodies. Unfortunately, many companies have sought to exploit concerns about cell phone radiation with scams aimed at taking advantage of worried consumers. Recently the Better Business Bureau warned consumers to be on the lookout for scammers selling “shields” and other...

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We at alara Research Corporation appreciate all consumer feedback. In a recent review, a user comment caught our attention. The commenter noted that after using his alara case he claimed that “Instead of helping with signal, [alara case] actually interfere[d] with signal.” While some customers may benefit from alara in different ways, we test our cases rigorously. Not only do we maintain state-of-the-art equipment but also test our products independently at certified laboratories like Cetecom. WIRED magazine and many others have tested alara products independently at these labs, and have verified alara’s claims in every respect. Compatibility Issues There are...

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There has been much debate over the right age a child should have a mobile phone. While there is no right or wrong answer, there are many things to consider. A recent TIME Magazine article discussed some of the factors that may influence when you get your son or daughter a cell phone. Obviously, the one that is most relevant to alara is the threat of cell phone radiation. Studies have shown that adults can absorb up to 68% of the radiation from mobile devices. Last month, the president of the American Academy of Pediatrics (APP), Dr. Robert Block, sent...

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Our alara cases formally known as Pong case are pretty extraordinary. We offer the only smart phone and iPad cases proven to optimize your 3G/4G & Wi-Fi reception, and reduce exposure to cell phone and Wi-Fi radiation. But that’s not all -- see what else our alara cases can do and what we’ve accomplished worldwide. IMPROVES 3G/4G & WI-FI PERFORMANCE Up to 10X cellular signal strength and 3X range over any other case. Up to 9X faster Wi-Fi downloads and uploads, 6.9X range, and 47.8X better reception compared to other leading brands. Up to 21.9X better Wi-Fi reception and 4.7X...

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