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Coach Case for Classic iPods

Coach, maker of fine leather goods has a case for classic iPods selling for $68. “The luxurious way to carry your music.” Its made of calfskin leather and is available in Red or White (strap version) and Black or Doe (belt loop version).

ackNOWLEDGE announces pre-order for iSkin eXo

Last week ackNOWLEDGE announced their new iSkin eXo for new iPods and it’s now available for pre-ordering online for $29.99 and includes belt clip and screen protector. “Customers who pre-order the new iSkin will receive a free bonus MaClear iPod pouch and free ground shipping (for continental U.S. and Canadian destinations) until July 14, 2003.”

PodShop Announces June Clearance Sale

Today through the end of June, you can get PodHolder - our popular stand/display unit for iPod - for $12.95.  This is a savings of nearly 20% off our regular price.

PodHolder’s formed clear acrylic design is the perfect complement for iPod, especially the 1st and 2nd generation models.  Get yours today at this special sale price while quantities last!

iTrip Video

iLounger ‘peacemaker’ has posted a video of the unpacking of iTrip, setup and and using it with his home stereo.

“I was so happy when my iTrip arrived yesterday, so I made a short videoclip. It works good at my home stereo, but I coundn’t test it in a car yet.”

Think Different Store will sell iSkin eXo case

pic The Think Defferent Store announced today that it will be soon be selling the new iSkin eXo case. The eXo with belt clip and screen protector will start around $28.99 and comes with a free Maclear Zip case.

“They are custom molded to fit either the 10/15GB or 30GB iPods, protecting all surfaces from everyday hazards and scratches. The iSkin eXo is designed to offer all around external surface protection, without compromising the usability of the iPod.”

ackNOWLEDGE Announces iSkin eXo for new iPods

pic ackNOWLEDGE has announced the new iSkin eXo case for new iPods. “The iSkin eXo includes a uniquely designed removable screen protector (Shades) that inserts into the screen opening of the iSkin eXo, covering the iPod

Pyrim Announces Holiday Special on i-Trac iPod Case

Pyrim Technologies has announced a price reduction for its i-Trac case from $59.99 to $39.99. i-Trac is available for all iPod models in black or burgundy, and foam inserts in black, blue, yellow or red.

“The i-Trac allows you to carry and use your iPod and accessories… all in one hand.  This configuration fits your Apple iPod, AC Adapter, Remote Control, FireWire cable, 4-to-6 pin FireWire Adapter and Apple iPod Case.”

Save $15 when pre-ordering new Vaja i-Vod for new iPod

picVaja has announced the Vaja Pre-Order Program for its new i-Vod case for new iPods. Vaja will be releasing the new i-Vod case on July 4th. If you order a new i-Vod case before June 27th you’ll get a $15 certificate toward the purchase amount of one case. No certificates will be issued after June 27. The certificate expires on September 27th, 2003. Your credit card will be charged at the time you place an order. Click ‘Read more’ for full details.

Pre-order iTrip for new iPods

Griffin Technology is now accepting pre-orders for iTrip for new iPods, due to ship by July 21st.

“The iTrip comes in two ‘flavors’ - original and new. They both work exactly the same but one is for the original iPods with the FireWire connector on the top, the other is for the brand new iPod with the dock connector on the bottom.”

Also note that Griffin has updated the iTrip Manual and it’s now available for download in PDF format. “Update includes clarified and illustrated instructions on switching stations.”

Incase Releases New Sleeve for iPod

picIncase Designs, makers of carrying bags and cases has released the redesigned Sleeve for iPod which fits 10, 15 and 30GB iPods. Sleeve for iPod costs $24.95 plus shipping.

Features include:

  • Ear phone access

  • Clean Screen Protection

  • Full access functionality

  • Belt or strap attachment

  • Suede non-scratch lining

  • Luxurious Nappa Leather

    Also available is the Belt for iPod for $24.95. Made of Neoprene and Nylon, the Belt is ideal for jogging, biking, walking with iPod. It features an adjustable belt, earphone access with stow-away pouch, and pouch for keys, cards, and other small items.

  • Blitzsafe working with Apple on iPod adapter for car

    Update: An anonymous reader has sent us the contents of a reply email from Blitzsafe:

    “We did start a basic interface for the iPod, I do not think before September or October, We are working with Apple now. We do have the Aux interface available at this time, you will use the iPod to control function, or you may wait. Stay tuned.”

    Wanted to let the iPodophiles know that Blitzsafe, the makers of the auxillary input adapters, is working directly with Apple (according to Blitzsafe, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)) to create an adapter (for cd changer ready headunits) that will not only provide the audio input but also allow the headunit’s controls to control the iPod. I’ve not gotten confirmation on providing a power source for the iPod via this adapter, but headunits normally send 12v to the changer. The adapter probably won’t be ready before September/October time frame for general release.

    Great news, especially since my iPod continually tries to kill me when I’m driving (distracting me while I should be braking, turning or just paying attention in general).

    Editor’s note: Blitzsafe has confirmed this to be true in an email to iLounge with a simple ‘yes.’ No other information was provided.

    Bose Announces QuietComfort 2 headphones

    Bose Corporation has announced the QuietComfort 2 Acoustic Noise Canceling headphones. We reviewed the first generation QuietComfort headphones last year, and were impressed with its performance. The QuietComfort 2 features include a fold flat design, single earcup audio cable, detachable audio cable with built-in volume control, Active Equalization, low battery life indicator, dual plug adapter,

    Pyrim Announces i-Trac for new iPods

    Steve Gurly of Pyrim Technologies, Inc. wanted our readers to know that the i-Track carry case has inserts available to fit new iPods.

    “We are passing the word that the i-Trac is alive and well and we have inserts that fit both the old and new generation of iPods. We are however phasing out the old version of the i-Buddy.”

    iSkin for iPod 5GB and 10GB for $10

    Lajo, the manufacturer of iSkin announces an inventory clearance sale of first edition iSkin cases (ISK5) for 1st generation iPod 5GB and 10GB. There are over 3000 iSkins with 25 colors left at 50% off. Soon Lajo will be announcing his latest accessory design, a special belt clip attachment for the 1st and 2nd edition iSkin along with a screen protector. All colors available are posted at www.iskin.biz and can be purchased at www.thinkdifferentstore.com

    Speck Products Announces Several New iPod Cases

    pic Speck Products has released many new cases for iPod including the new, all clear FlipStand with dock port access for new iPods for $29.95, the iSport waist pack with a built in safety light for new iPods for $44.95, and iPod Skin featuring dock port access and KRATON plastic for new model iPods. iPod Skin for original 5, 10, and 20GB iPods are also available. The iPod Skins are available individually for $18.95 and in 3-packs for $28.95 and come in white, blue or grey. Speck Products is accepting pre-orders for all new cases. iPod Skin and iSport are expected to ship on June 30th while the FlipStand is due to ship on July 22nd.

    naviPod Wireless Remote for iPods Announced

    pic naviPod is the first wireless remote for the iPod consisting of a receiver that plugs into the top of the iPod and a 5-button infrared remote control that produces the same functions as the Apple iPod wired remote. “naviPod is really going to foster a change in the idea of stereo systems. With the naviPod and a pair of speakers, the iPod becomes a true alternative to the conventional stereo system,” says John Lin, CEO and founder of TEN Technology. naviPod for original iPod and naviPod for 3G iPod are available for pre-order from Dr. Bott for $49.95.

    Play random MP3s on iPod and avoid iTrip files

    There has been lots of discussion about how to play random MP3s without playing the iTrip tuning files. Well, I think I’ve got it figured out. If you delete the ID3 tag information from the iTrip mp3s (artist, album, and genre), they won’t show up if you browse by those categories.  You can set your iPod to random play however you prefer and those files won’t be in the pool of songs that get randomized.

    New MARWARE SportSuit Convertible available for pre-order

    pic MARWARE is now accepting online pre-orders for the new redesigned SportSuit Convertible for new iPod. MARWARE has also posted several photos of what the new case will look like. The new Sportsuit fits all new iPod models and sells for $39.95

    Features include:

  • Can sync iPod while in the case

  • 2mm neoprene outer construction

  • Fully lined interior

  • Plastic inserts at sides and back for impact protection

  • Plastic screen protector

  • Removable protective lid

  • Headphone & remote storage pocket on lid

  • Easy access to hold button, headphone jack, and remote ports

  • Multidapt

  • Belkin Auto Kit for new iPod may not fit some cars

    pic MacFixit reports that Belkin’s soon to be released Auto Kit w/ Dock Connector for new iPod is too long for some car’s cigarette lighter power adapters.

    “Some Volkswagen models, and perhaps cars from other manufacturers, have too shallow a recession in the cigarette lighter to accommodate the Belkin adapter. Unfortunately, the Belkin is one of the only solutions available that includes a connector for the new proprietary FireWire/Power port on the new iPods. “

    PDASmart iPod battery replacement review

    iPodHacks has a review of PDASmart’s iPod battery replacement kit.

    “Using the plastic tools provided, I was able to pop open the iPod in about a minute, without any marring to the iPod itself. Once open, it was a matter of removing the old battery and simply replacing it with the new. Much more straightforward than I had pictured. Once in place, the iPod came alive (the battery happened to have a bit of charge to it as shipped), I popped the metal shell back in place, and plugged it in for a full charge. So far I’ve used it for most of a work-day in the office and it’s still at 4-ticks on the battery meter. Good as new. Wow - what a difference!”

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