Gumdrop ( has announced the Drop Series for the iPad 2, which cradle the Apple tablet with reinforced rubber corners and a grippy rubber exterior, with fully covered port cutouts, says CEO Tim Hickman.

The highlight of the design is the snap-on, replaceable screen protector, which allows users to enjoy the touch screen and replace the cover if it gets worn, he adds. Available in four colors, the Drop Series iPad 2 case retails for US$59.95 and is set for release in May.