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Cool design but really needs to be rechargable

  • Jun 13, 2010
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I have very mixed feelings about this case. My one major problem is that it runs on two AA batteries instead of recharging. I use my IPod Touch a lot and I would probably go through a set of batteries once every day. I just don't see any point in spending about a buck a day for disposable batteries when there are so many other similar style cases that you can recharge for only a couple penny's a day. The only advantage that I can think of is if you are on the road and unable to recharge it then you could use batteries. Other than that I simply don't think it was a smart decision to design it this way.

The case itself is mostly made of silicone and it soft to the touch. My IPod Touch fir easily and securely into the case within a few seconds. One side of it is curved to fit nicely in your hand. The other side is flat so you can sit it on a table in order to watch a video without having to hold it. If you have pets like we do then you will quickly find out that this case attracts hair like crazy for some reason.

Another issue I have with it is when the batteries are running low your IPod Touch seems to keep switching back and forth between its internal battery and this case. It gets really annoying after a while because it keeps beeping like crazy and switching back and forth between the two sources of power.

Also if you need to charge your IPod Touch then you will have to remove this case because it covers up the charging / data port.

The batteries that come with this unit were 100% depleted so if you have any problems with it then you might want to check the batteries.

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I am married and a father of two. I have a 9 year old Daughter and and a 7 year old Son. I enjoy spending quality time with my family. I love to travel andwant to travel to Hawaii, Alaska and Australia.I … more
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Battery game case for iPod Touch that provides additional battery life even when not close to an outlet. Comes with 2 AA batteries that can be replaced for additional battery life. Game case is contoured for ease of use during gaming and also stands for hands free viewing.
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