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Ipod touch gaming cases.

01-15-2010, 08:18 PM
#1
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Ipod touch gaming cases.

Check this out.



http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...pf_rd_i=507846

One problem I find is that its hard to play games on my ipod touch simply because the devise is so small and my hands are so big. This seems like a cool case for 10 bucks, but I'm not sure if this would inhibit my ability to just throw the ipod in my pocket.

Does any one have any experience with one of these cases?
01-15-2010, 08:23 PM
#2
Joined: Dec 2008
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It almost looks like a gameboy case, not the gamebow advance SP.

Hmm...it looks to bluky, though.

01-15-2010, 08:30 PM
#3
I have this DLO one - looks like it might be similar?

http://dlo.com/products/view/JJGame_touch2G

I like it, i actually got it because it was cheap - and open item at Best Buy so it was $13. I needed something to put on there because the kids were pestering me to use it.

Well, i've gotten wayyyyy used to the thicker ends, that now that there is a second Touch in the house - i'm lost with my neked one! I have my heart set on buying the SwitchEasy Torrent - but i'm worried i will really miss the thicker ends.

Now, the DLO is thick enough i'd say it's not easily "pocketed". But frankly, the grip it adds doesn't matter - and I don't really have any pockets it would fit in any. I slip it in my purse occasionally (because, i carry it occasionally), or just carry from spot to spot... which is a pain.

I can also say that the Touch survived a 4 foot fall onto cement in the DLO a couple of weeks ago too! Pretty sure it bounced on a corner before landing face up.

If i came across a DLO for $10 - i'd get it in a heartbeat!

Not sure if that helps at all though
01-15-2010, 08:34 PM
#4
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Funny that there wasn't a thread on this earlier. And I have that elite case. As a matter of fact, I'm typing on it right now. It's ok but doesn't really give you that much grip
01-15-2010, 08:35 PM
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I have this case: http://www.amazon.com/Belkin-Silicon...3605650&sr=8-1
Exact same color. It's really good for gaming. It offers really nice grip and it absorbs a little bit of sweat. It's not too thick maybe 1mm but that's it. Check it out!

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01-15-2010, 09:04 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by tzual View Post
I have this case: http://www.amazon.com/Belkin-Silicon...3605650&sr=8-1
Exact same color. It's really good for gaming. It offers really nice grip and it absorbs a little bit of sweat. It's not too thick maybe 1mm but that's it. Check it out!
I highly doubt it's 1mm thick...

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01-15-2010, 09:06 PM
#7
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Yeah I've got a cheapo case that at least provides grip. I'm looking for a little thickness and maybe an ergonomic type case.

The one I posted at the top offers that, but I have a 3rd gen and its for a 2nd gen. I see a lot cases that say 2nd and 3rd gen so I assume it'll probably work. I know the 3rd gen is a little bit thicker but probably not enough to make a difference.
01-15-2010, 09:07 PM
#8
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I have these Belkin Ergo Grips for my iPod Touch 3G without the hand strip - it's not a typo -I have all 3 colors :-)

It's very solid, the "rips" give you a good grip.
You can't see it on the picture, but it covers the black area from the bottom to just over the Home-button too

the blue/indigo
http://www.amazon.com/Belkin-Silicon...xp_grid_pt_1_2

the red/chili
http://www.amazon.com/Belkin-F8Z524t.../ref=pd_cp_e_2

the black/caviar:
http://www.amazon.com/Belkin-Silicon.../ref=pd_cp_e_2

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It should be a standard feature that you can turn on/off in-game music and sound effects separately in all games
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Last edited by jyhjyh; 01-15-2010 at 09:34 PM.
01-15-2010, 09:13 PM
#9
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I like the looks of that one. Is it thick? Do you have large hands and its still comfortable?
01-15-2010, 09:20 PM
#10
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Originally Posted by Neehan View Post
I like the looks of that one. Is it thick? Do you have large hands and its still comfortable?
Yes. In the middle of the device where the rips is smaller the case is thinner.

No, I have not large hands, but one of my friends has, and he uses the same case after he tried one of mine.

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It should be a standard feature that you can turn on/off in-game music and sound effects separately in all games
!

Last edited by jyhjyh; 01-15-2010 at 09:30 PM.