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Contour adds new colors to Showcase, buy two, get one free

picContour Design has announced seven new colors for its Showcase iPod case in addition to white, including yellow, red, pink, black, blue, light blue and green. The Showcase features a shock-absorbing rubber with hard plastic, a clear plastic front with access to all iPod functions, a double-hinged latch and a removable belt clip for horizontal or vertical mounting. The case fits 3G iPods only and costs $39.95 for one or a 3-pack for $79.90. Contour is also offering a special promotion; buy two, get one free. Available starting May 15.

Press Release

Let Your Showcase Express the Music Within!

Customize your iPod to be as unique as you, with all new colors designed to fit your style.

Windham, NH- May 4, 2004- Contour Design, a corporate leader in iPod accessories, announces 7 new colors of its highly acclaimed Showcase. Now there are a total of eight colors for you to express yourself! Famous for its advanced protection and sleek style, the new colored Showcases allow music lovers to take their iPods to a new level of fashion. On May 15th, break the limits with White, Black, Pink, Blue, Red, Light Blue, Yellow and Green. Share with your friends or match your mood with Contour

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Aparently there’s a big controversy over a person selling a lavendar version of this case on eBay for $600.  However, it’s really just the red case in bad lighting :P

Posted by Zim in Irvine, CA on May 4, 2004 at 1:54 PM (CDT)


Pretty, pretty colours. So fem! Other than black! Oh, vanity!

Posted by Margk in Irvine, CA on May 4, 2004 at 2:15 PM (CDT)


So let’s see… Buy two for 39.95 each and get one free.  That costs 70.90.  Isn’t 70.90 the normal price for a three-pack anyway?  Does contour think we can’t do math or something?

The Carrot

Posted by supercarrot900 in Irvine, CA on May 4, 2004 at 2:37 PM (CDT)


“Does contour think we can’t do math or something?”

yeah everyone knows 2 * 39.95 = 70.90…idiots

Posted by giles in Irvine, CA on May 4, 2004 at 2:43 PM (CDT)


those suck!!! they should’ve colored the front also if they were going to bother.

Posted by Pigpen65 in Irvine, CA on May 4, 2004 at 2:46 PM (CDT)


Why’d they do this this late…?

I bought one in January, and now I’m probably going to just replace this with the podfreq this month… 

If I hadn’t had to fret over a constantly dirtying surface like WHITE RUBBER, I wouldn’t have had to deal with this…

Black rubber stays cleaner longer…
Don’t ask how I know… :P

Posted by ajservo in Irvine, CA on May 4, 2004 at 4:13 PM (CDT)


Still too thick.  Too bad they don’t make one for the 10/15/20gb.  I hate the inserts.

Posted by sweetlu in Irvine, CA on May 4, 2004 at 4:42 PM (CDT)


should of made a thin 10-20 gb first

Posted by alex in Irvine, CA on May 4, 2004 at 6:53 PM (CDT)


Umm…how many people are in need of two iPod cases anyway? Unless you’re coordinating the color of your case with your clothing, which seems like way to much work. Personally, I’m fine with the regular case my iPod came with.

Posted by Matthew in Irvine, CA on May 5, 2004 at 12:13 AM (CDT)


I took advantage of this deal - and the black Showcase is probably the best iPod case on the market, hands down. So what if it is late…the case is well worth it. Far better than anything else out there. The only quibble I have is I wish the scroll wheel could have been better protected somehow, but I am going to experiment with PDA screen protectors to see if it adds some protection while retaining the usability of the touch wheel.

In any even, the Showcase always gets attention - people are always asking me “Is that a black iPod? Cool!”

Posted by The Time Is Now in Irvine, CA on May 24, 2004 at 6:21 PM (CDT)

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