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Timbuk2 releases iPod Case, prepares iPod Graphic Sleeves

picSan Francisco-based messenger bag maker Timbuk2 has joined the iPod accessory market with two new products: the iPod Case ($20.00) is a ballistic nylon and Velcro sheathe available now in eleven colors (navy blue, black, gray, red, purple, brown, silver, orange, dark green, pink, and burgundy), designed as one-size-fits-all and matching the company’s well-respected bags. An iLounge review is forthcoming soon.

Timbuk2’s iPod Graphic Sleeves are planned for an early 2005 release, and are tailor-cut to the specific shapes, screen sizes, and controls of the iPod and iPod mini. As originally designed, each Sleeve will include a “durable graphic exterior” made from vinyl, a “plush interior lining,” a color-coordinated “spring steel belt clip,” and a snap to hold the top of the case closed. Pricing is as yet unknown, and these features are subject to change before release.

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Comments

1

i hate to break it to you guys, but umm, these things aren’t very new.  In fact when i bought my 3g ipod two days after it’s release, this was my first case.  SO i don’t know why you guys are saying they just released it.
But my review of it is, it’s a very nice case, won’t mark/scratch the back of your precious pod.  The headphone slit is a little small, but you could cut it just a ways to your liking.  there ya go!

Posted by Twinsbb17 on December 29, 2004 at 12:03 PM (PDT)

2

exactly, i was going to say the same thing, these are at least a year or so old. but yeah they are very nice.

Posted by solace in Minneapolis, MN on December 29, 2004 at 12:12 PM (PDT)

3

Has anyone tried them while using the Timbuk2 bag as a messanger?  That is using it while biking/rollerblading etc?  That’s the only time I find that I really like the ‘remote’ control, and I stash the iPod well into the padded saftey of my bag.  (I wiped out once and landed on the laptop, which amazingly was fine).

Posted by Ipstenu on December 29, 2004 at 6:34 PM (PDT)

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