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A Leather iPod Case You Can Avoid

Many people looking for a no-nonsense case for their iPod may consider the Leather iPod Case with Belt Clip from Xtreme Mac. They would be making a mistake to do so. It's not that this case is terrible, but there are so many other far better cases on the market, including others from Xtreme Mac, this one just isn't worth it.

Let me start off with the good qualities, however: The case securely holds your iPod, and gives you access to all of the controls. Just lift the cover, and there you go. That's part of the problem, however, because you have to life the cover to get to anything. I found that to be very annoying when using this case. In addition, you can't see what's playing without lifting that cover, and that's even worse for me, since I often want to check the album or song name when listening to my (somewhat large) music collection.

The idea behind the case is simple enough, but unless you don't mind the idea of having to lift a cover each and every time you want to access your iPod, look for another case.

Just The Facts

Leather iPod Case with Belt Clip from Xtreme Mac

MSRP $29.95
Street Price: $19.16 - From Amazon.com.

Pros:Securely holds your iPod, and provides good protection for carrying it.

Cons:Accessing your iPod requires lifting a cover each and every time, and when it's open, your iPod's face is completely unprotected.

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