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jkim251
Jan 1, 2008, 01:57 PM
what case did you buy (if you have one) and where did you get it?



delude
Jan 1, 2008, 02:05 PM
I've bought this case: http://ifrogz.com/products.php?cat=351

From: A seller on eBay.co.uk . They sent the wrong case though, so hopefully the proper one should get here tomorrow.

On the actual iFrogz site they seem to have removed a load of colours, although if you look around you can probably still get them. (If you are in the UK then Currys have an iPod accessories site which sells them).

quicklook2
Jan 1, 2008, 02:25 PM
griffin convertible.

leather.

front flap to cover face.

has hole for light sensor so auto-brightness works properly.

love it.

dagored
Jan 1, 2008, 04:28 PM
Just got the Otterbox Defender in for the Touch.

The case is well made and fits perfectly around the Touch. It snaps together with clips on the side and top and bottom. On top of that you pull over, for lack of a better description, the outer silicon skin. It fits over the entire unit except for the screen. There are holders, for lack of a better term, on the sides and top that grip the silicon skin and keep it from moving.

The membrane over the screen is just a hair above it. So, you must tap the screen and it works just fine. I do not have any problems using it. Now, if you were trying to draw, I could foresee a problem.

Is your Touch protected? You bet. I used an iClear before this and although I like it, it was slippery at times and I tended to really grip the Touch. When handing it to someone I was a bit leery. You are not going to lose your grip with this covering. I have never seen anything like it. It grips, but can be wiped off, no lint, etc sticking to it. I'm impressed.

Is it worth $29? I think so. Will everyone like it, I don't think so, but I payed $400 for this and I use it all the time since it has been jailbroken and I tend to drop things at one time or another. Right now it is staying on the Touch. I might change my mind later, but right now I do not see anything I would replace it with.

ppc_michael
Jan 1, 2008, 04:40 PM
I have the Belkin iPod Folio here (http://www.amazon.com/Belkin-Leather-Folio-touch-Chocolate/dp/B000WM2VBC/).

It's pretty good, though it doesn't have a hole for the light sensor, so the auto-brightness doesn't work properly.

But overall I think it looks less goofy than other ones.

iJawn108
Jan 1, 2008, 05:04 PM
http://www.dlo.com/images/large/jjcord_touch_clr_lrg.jpg

love ut

http://www.dlo.com/Products/JJcord_touch_Prod.tpl?command=showpage&cart=11992284509967052

SquareHead
Jan 1, 2008, 05:12 PM
I just ordered the case at this link. It looks great, but I won't see it until Friday. I have a Belkin black silicone skin on it now until the new one arrives.

It's a little pricey, but if it protects well, it's worth it.

I ordered the style (multi-flap) & color shown in the big pic.

http://www.beyzacases.com/cat_apple_ipod_touch_cases.cfm

GilGrissom
Jan 1, 2008, 06:09 PM
I have the Belkin iPod Folio here (http://www.amazon.com/Belkin-Leather-Folio-touch-Chocolate/dp/B000WM2VBC/).

It's pretty good, though it doesn't have a hole for the light sensor, so the auto-brightness doesn't work properly.

But overall I think it looks less goofy than other ones.

I've been eyeing this one up. Does it have a little slot to put some credit cards in at all? It looks great, but I could do with a case with at least a single basic slot to hold a card or 2 or some notes in.

I'm getting to paranoid about my Touch getting damaged now.

Thanks.

.michael
Jan 1, 2008, 08:45 PM
Isee :)

lamina
Jan 1, 2008, 09:02 PM
These cases are a monstrosity and detract from what the iPod touch should be - thin and sleek. There's nothing like the feeling of that metal on your fingers.

Get an iPod sock (http://search.ebay.com/search/search.dll?sofocus=bs&sbrftog=1&dfsp=1&from=R10&_trksid=m37&satitle=apple+ipod+sock&sacat=-1%26catref%3DC6&bs=Search&sargn=-1%26saslc%3D2&sadis=200&fpos=95125&sabfmts=1&saobfmts=insif&ftrt=1&ftrv=1&saprclo=&saprchi=&fsop=1%26fsoo%3D1&fgtp=). It's the best iPod case as far as I'm concerned, and the one I spent $5 on in 2006 is still rockin on my new touch.

The problem with these cases is that they trap dirt between the rubber of the case and the metal of the iPod, which causes deep pitting and scratches. After a case I had ruined the back of my girlfriend's iPod, I decided I will never buy a case again, and stick with the simple iPod sock.

They're also good because they give the iPod a wipe each time you take it out or put it in. Best of all, you can get a pack of 6 from Apple for $35 (ouch), or you can buy them in singles on eBay for $5 + shipping, and sometimes people on the MacRumors marketplace sell them as well.

jkim251
Jan 1, 2008, 11:39 PM
wow...$6 for a SOCK?

you can go to k-mart - go to the kids section and buy knee socks that are colored. use a scissor and trim it some and you got yourself a sock

i agree that sometimes cases detract from the slimness of the ipod but a sock? would never buy one like that

GilGrissom
Jan 2, 2008, 05:27 PM
I can't decide whether to get a silicon sleeve for my touch or get a leather folio type case, but I'd want card slots in my folio case if that's the route I took.

natezire71
Jan 3, 2008, 08:45 AM
I got an OtterBox, it the best possible case you can get. By best, I mean, most protected, its got one layer of polycarbonate shell, then a silicone grip going over the entire ipod. I've tested throwing my iPod at walls, and no visible or internal damage has occured. I would highly recomend this case

Scarpad
Jan 3, 2008, 11:11 AM
Bought a DLO Video Shell overall it's fine, if there's any issues it might be the the Back buttong and power on button covers are quite stiff, but they seem to be softening with use.

quicklook2
Jan 3, 2008, 11:22 AM
I've tested throwing my iPod at walls, and no visible or internal damage has occured.



:eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:

dagored
Jan 3, 2008, 12:31 PM
:eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:

Well maybe not that abusive. I have the Otterbox Defender as stated up above and you can literally drop it and not worry.

However, as I have stated before, this is not a case for everyone. It adds bulk to the Touch, but not much weight and it hides its looks. That seems like a turn off for many people. Protected and working is more important to me.

natezire71
Jan 3, 2008, 02:03 PM
:eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:

Lol....Ya, I only did it like, twice...It does hide the looks though. I would still recommend it.

tmnicelt
Jan 4, 2008, 10:47 PM
You might find this useful: iPod touch leather case (http://ipod-touch-case.blogspot.com/2008/01/ipod-touch-leather-case.html) :)

anjinha
Jan 5, 2008, 07:13 AM
I have an Invisible Shield and an iPod sock. Love them. :)

nickster9224
Jan 5, 2008, 10:58 AM
contour showcase. or ipod sock.

cheekybobcat
Jan 5, 2008, 12:26 PM
griffin convertible.

leather.

front flap to cover face.

has hole for light sensor so auto-brightness works properly.

love it.

I have the same one, and so do almost half of the kids I know who have a touch.

I definitely recommend this case. It fits snug in the case and doesn't move around in it. I don't have a single scratch on my touch!

CorTeX
Jan 6, 2008, 02:36 PM
I have the Isee case, looks great
http://store.apple.com/1-800-MY-APPLE/WebObjects/AppleStore.woa/wa/RSLID?mco=FF798E9&fnode=home/shop_ipod/ipod_accessories/cases&nplm=TP834LL/A

iJawn108
Jan 6, 2008, 02:43 PM
:eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:
*Laughing like a fool*

KBV1
Jan 6, 2008, 07:09 PM
I've bought this case: http://ifrogz.com/products.php?cat=351

i bought a iFrogz case also, but in the blue... looks awesome! Perfect fit and protects it well!!!
:D

legacyb4
Jan 10, 2008, 01:31 PM
I have a Griffin iClear but might change out to a Contour Showcase (http://www.contourcase.com/showcase/showcasetouch/); a buddy has one for his iPhone and says it works really well.

gowanis
Jan 10, 2008, 01:55 PM
i got the DLO Hip Case. Very Satisfied

http://gowanis.com/misc/dlo1.jpg

http://gowanis.com/misc/dlo3.jpg

Got it at Best Buy

Phazer80s
Jan 10, 2008, 08:58 PM
I was in Toronto last week and after a lot of searching finally got my hands on the Griffin Reflect. Found it at the Apple Store after looking everywhere else. I think Apple bought out the stock for the city! Anyway, it's an absolutely, absolutely brilliant case. $5 more than in the States but I'm not too bothered. It's well worth the wait.

The bezel is a reflective dark chrome with hint of a bronze hue. Looking at the product shots on Griffin's website I was concerned the chrome was pure silver and that it would distract from the screen, but it's dark and not distracting at all. The back is black plastic with a rubberized outer surface that's easy to grip. It lets you rest the touch on your pants leg without much concern of it falling off (unless you move or get bumped, of course.) It comes with a screen protector and a Griffin-embossed polishing cloth, too. It's the slickest hard case out there, IMO. Folks at work seem really impressed, too. Dropped jaws, wows, etc. :P

It's also a very snug fit over the touch. Some people complained about how Griffin's iClear can be difficult to remove. Haven't taken the Reflect off yet, but considering how it holds the touch, I'll be sure to be careful.

pna
Jan 10, 2008, 10:01 PM
I picked up the contour showcase, assuming that I'd like it as much as I liked the showcase I bought for my 5G. Honestly, I feel like it's not as good for the touch. In particular, the single, super long sliding piece of plastic for 'unlocking' the case and letting it come open is just perfectly so that my hand unlatches it when I hold it in my left hand. It unlatches really easily. The pair of latches on the 5G case was much more secure.

Plus, as someone noted, these kinds of cases really do a number on the tactile feel of holding the touch in your hand. I hadn't expected that to bother me as much as it seems to. Quandary: Protection vs. aesthetic experience...

BassistKing1
Jan 11, 2008, 02:22 PM
im thinking of getting a case, but in some places i go (like cafes or restaurants with wifi) i dont get a really good signal. will a case effect it at all? or will it be barely noticabel?

Scarpad
Jan 11, 2008, 03:02 PM
im thinking of getting a case, but in some places i go (like cafes or restaurants with wifi) i dont get a really good signal. will a case effect it at all? or will it be barely noticabel?


Mine Has'nt affected my wifi signal at all

Scarpad
Jan 11, 2008, 03:03 PM
I picked up the contour showcase, assuming that I'd like it as much as I liked the showcase I bought for my 5G. Honestly, I feel like it's not as good for the touch. In particular, the single, super long sliding piece of plastic for 'unlocking' the case and letting it come open is just perfectly so that my hand unlatches it when I hold it in my left hand. It unlatches really easily. The pair of latches on the 5G case was much more secure.

Plus, as someone noted, these kinds of cases really do a number on the tactile feel of holding the touch in your hand. I hadn't expected that to bother me as much as it seems to. Quandary: Protection vs. aesthetic experience...

Mine does'nt do that. I like that I have a firm grip on the touch with the case, the DLO Videoshell I had felt it would slip out of my hand constantly

CBell
Jan 11, 2008, 06:28 PM
this thread needs more links.

any way i have the DLO Hipcase (http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?skuId=8586675&st=DLO&lp=33&type=product&cp=1&id=1190677231996). it's ok, but i'd rather have another case. it's hard to hit the Home button, and the touch slips out of it a little too easily for my liking (that may be a plus for some people, though). But it does come with some pretty good screen protectors, lol.

kaselectronics
Jan 11, 2008, 06:35 PM
The cheapest one. Still looking for a cool one with a hard flip case that I like.