Customers shopping for “skin” for their new 60G iPods are likely to start wanting cases that do much more than protect their players from scratches. A company called Mophie has introduced a line of iPod holders (called “sleds”) that operate as headphone splitters, belt clips, and audio connectors. The most popular headphones offer noise cancellation and bluetooth capabilities. The more versatility the better, say the over 30 manufacturers demonstrating their latest accessories offerings at a Digital Life event at the Roosevelt Hotel in Manhattan this week.
(For much more on the latest in multi-functional accessories, watch for the July/August edition of E-GEAR magazine.)