Gadget of the day – Case-mate iPhone ID Credit Card case

Since every self-respecting gadgeteer's daily pre-flight check involves his keys, money and phone, it was only ever a question of time before someone

That's why the geniuses at Case-mate have made an iPhone case that not only protects your precious touchscreen from those sharp keys, but also locks up your credit card or cash.

An ultra-slim slot in the back of the shell can house an ID card, bank card or, for traditionalists, a few notes of old-fashioned folding currency. On the flip side, the case has a protective film through which you can still stroke instructions to your phone.

It's available in a choice of colours and costs £20 (sadly not included in the wallet compartment) from