As sure as the iPhone was going to ship, you could expect a flood of accessories to follow. If the iPod is any indication, the iPhone accessory market is surely going to be a big business in the weeks and months to come.
When it comes to cases most people fall squarely into one of two camps: you're either pro case or anti-case. The pro case camp, where your author is firmly planted, believes that cases are a good because they protect our mobile gadgetry from the trauma of daily life. The anti-case faction throws caution to the wind and believes that cases take away from the natural beauty of the product and since gadgets are getting so small, a case is a hindrance.
When I picked up my iPhone I couldn't dream of putting it into a case, but after its full week of use the need for a case - or more specifically, a holster - became obvious. I don't like to carry my iPhone in my pocket, it's impossible to access when driving, easy to forget about and I worry about scratching the screen. Like my Treo before it I prefer to carry my iPhone on my belt, especially during the work week.
Enter the Holster Pro (US$30) from Speck Products.