You probably miss your classic iPod — the one with the click Wheel interface — but it’s no longer practical to carry. But accessories company Elago has an iPod-inspired AirPods case that can fill the hole in your aching heart.
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Elago understands nostalgia is a powerful emotion and can play the heartstrings of an Apple fan like a fiddle. It makes a number of throwback products, including an Apple Watch charger that makes use of the screen to look like a vintage Macintosh computer.
The first- and second-generation iPods have an especially strong pull for Apple fans. For many, the music players served as a gateway device for Apple products. For others, it was a tangible element of cool, having all that music on one device.
Elago iPod AirPods case
The Elago AW6 case, as the iPod AirPods case is called, would be a fitting companion to a different Elago Apple Watch stand, which makes the smartwatch look like a classic iPod. Elago also makes an AirPods case that looks like a tiny Mac.
The iPod-inspired AirPods case is made with premium silicone for extra protection from drops and scratches. The wheel, of course, is just decoration — but your thumb likely will move around it anyway.