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First Looks

Welcome to our new, continuously-updated First Looks - a collection of previews showing brand new iPod, iPhone and iPad accessories that we’re currently in the process of testing. Here’s what’s hot right now:

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Company: Gecko Gear Australia

Website: www.Geckogear.com

Model: gecko glove

Price: AU$30 (approx. US$23)

Compatible: iPod 5G (30GB)

Gecko Gear gecko glove Silicone Protection for iPod

Yet another silicone rubber case for fifth-generation iPods? Yes - but this one has textured diagonal stripes called Gecko Grip, to prevent the case from slipping out of your hand. It's made only for 30GB iPods, and doesn't include screen or Click Wheel protection. Opaque black and clear frosted versions are available.

Gecko Gear gecko glove Silicone Protection for iPod

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Company: Gecko Gear Australia

Website: www.Geckogear.com.au

Model: nano sports convertible armband

Price: AU$30 (approx. US$23)

Compatible: iPod nano

Gecko Gear nano sports convertible armband

Using a modified version of Gecko's gecko glove silicone case as a base, the nano sports convertible armband features a diagonally striped, textured iPod holder in black or frosted clear, plus a nicely designed fabric detachable armband. The armband attaches to the case with a dedicated Velcro holder that runs through two slits in the case's back, and has a Velcro pocket for keys.

Gecko Gear nano sports convertible armband

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Company: Gecko Gear Australia

Website: www.Geckogear.com.au

Model: geckotrek

Price: AU$40 (approx. US$30)

Compatible: iPod 5G

Gecko Gear geckotrek Case and Armband

Highly similar to DLO's Action Jacket, the geckotrek suede-like neoprene case and fabric armband combination provides considerable protection for a fifth-generation iPod whether it's on or off your arm. A detachable belt clip and a full clear iPod 5G screen protector are included in the box.

Gecko Gear geckotrek Case and Armband

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Company: Griffin Technology

Website: www.GriffinTechnology.com

Model: PowerBlock Travel

Price: $35

Compatible: iPod 4G, 5G, nano, mini, shuffle

Griffin PowerBlock travel International USB Charger

Expanding upon the company's earlier PowerBlock wall charger accessory, Griffin has released PowerBlock travel (capitalization theirs), a larger package containing three international wall blade adapters, a simple fabric carrying case with drawstring, and the prior combination of a USB wall charger and iPod-to-USB cable. Though there aren't as many wall blades in the package as you might find in, say, a Radio Shack collection, Griffin's pack-ins will work in countries with matching wall outlets and voltages from 110V to 240V.

Griffin PowerBlock travel International USB Charger

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