Palo Alto, Calif.-based Speck Products has announced that its
FlipStand (US$29.95) clear hard case for iPod will ship on Sept. 30. Designed for the 4G iPod from Apple and Hewlett-Packard, the FlipStand protects the MP3 player while allowing access to the song control buttons and ports. The scroll wheel is protected by a door that can open all the way below the iPod and turn the case into a stand. It comes with a belt clip.