MP3Band-It today announced the release of “The Companion” series of cases now shipping for the new 5G video, nano, and shuffle iPods.The Companion is a simple black leatherette case for the iPod designed for protection and portability. They will protect and hold an iPod on a belt, workout pant, shirt, and more. The Companion cases are available now with prices ranging from US$16.99 to $24.99.