By Lisa Johnston
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XtremeMac recently introduced a new color palette for its line of iPod Nano and Touch cases.
The cases are designed for use with the most recent Nano and Touch models.
“Apple lives on the forefront of design trends, and our newest cases are infused with fresh colors and intuitive design elements to complement Apple's iconic devices,” said Bob Garthwaite, general manager, Imation Electronic Products.
XtremMac is a brand of Imation.
The Touch cases, which will all be available in November, include the Tuffwrap, a form-fitting silicone case, and the Tuffwrap Tatu, which has laser-etched designs. The Tuffwrap for the Touch will be offered in blue, pink and black, while the Tatu will have blue, pink and black two-tone designs.
The Tuffwrap for the Nano is available in three assortments: the Tuffwrap, a translucent case; the Tuffwrap Plus, which includes two silicone cases and one hard plastic screen shield overlay; and the Tuffwrap Tatus, offered in black and white with a translucent etched pattern.
Suggested retails range from $14.99 to $29.99.
Other updated lines include the Microshield, a plastic case for use with the Nano that comes with two backs — one with an integrated belt clip and one without.
The Microshield Tatu snaps around the iPod, comes in three integrated patterns (Flourish, Hex and Squares), and has a viewing stand. Suggested retails for the Microshield line range from $19.99 to $24.99.
TheSportwrap is made of Lycra and neoprene, and it designed for use with the Touch or Nano during exercising. The mask on the Sportwrap allows the user to easily insert and remove the device while offering full access to all controls, according to the company. It also comes with a removable cord wrap. Suggested retail for both versions is $29.99.
Finally, the Tuffshield from XtremeMac comes in two versions: clear gloss and anti-glare. Both versions ($14.99) are said to feature static-cling adhesion for easy application and removal. Each Tuffshield package comes with three screen protectors. A cleaning cloth is provided for the Touch model.
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