If you like your iPod case to elicit “oohs” and “aahs,” punctuated with words like “precious” and “darling,” Kiwali’s Nanoki for iPod nano may be just what the exceedingly cute doctor ordered: Each of the ten versions of the case comes with a Hello Kitty-esque embroidered figure on the front. I was lucky enough to get a white one emblazoned with a panda. Everyone loves pandas.
As far as cases go, the Nanoki isn’t anything special: a leatherette flipcase for the iPod nano with a hole in the bottom for headphone access. The front flap is secured with a metal snap; open the flap to slide your nano in (or out). Inside the flipcover is a plastic protector for the nano’s screen and an opening for its Click Wheel. As with most flipcases, the screen and controls are inaccessible with the case closed. The Nanoki also includes a lanyard and wrist strap for securing your nano around your neck or arm.