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Belkin releases TuneDok for iPod mini

picBelkin today released the TuneDok for iPod mini featuring 2 differently sized rubber bases and an adapter cup to fit your car’s cup holder. The TuneDok also features adjustable height and tilt and comes with 2 cable-management clips. The TuneDok mini sells for $29.99.

Global Source PDA releases 9V Emergency Charger for iPods

picThe 3-in-1 9V Emergency Key Chain Charger includes a detachable dock connector for charging 3G/4G/HP/mini iPods, a detachable LED light and a detachable screw driver bit. Connect a 9V battery (not included) and charge your iPod on-the-go or use it as a flashlight. The charger costs $17.49.

Contour Design releases Showcase 4G

picThe Showcase 4G fits all Click Wheel iPods from Apple and HP and features an impact resistant plastic shell with an articulating, snap lock closure, built-in screen protection, Click Wheel access, top and bottom openings providing access to connectors, headphone jack and hold switch and a detachable belt clip. The Showcase 4G costs $32.95 and comes in black or white.

Monster releases iAir Charger for iPod

The iAir Charger for iPod includes two adaptors: one for the 15v airplane power jacks found on many commercial airlines, and one for the 15v DC (cigarette lighter) power sockets—so you can power your iPod using either outlet type when available. The iAir also features a locking clip to keep the adaptor in place., Duraflex jacket and strain relief collar for durability and flexibility, 3.3 ft (1m) cord and 24k gold contacts for corrosion resistance. The iAir Charger for iPod costs $29.95.

Speck Products ships SkinTight case for 4G iPods

The SkinTight iPod Skin provides protection against dust, knocks, and scratches. It’s made out of a superior shock-absorbing, tear-resistant KRATON plastic, which will last a long a time. This is the first protective skin that features a flex-away flap, allowing it to work with the iPod dock. Speck SkinTight rubberized skins come in 3 Colors (frosted clear, blue, and pink) and can be purchased individually for $19.95 or as a 3-Pack for $29.95.

Tunewear debuts Icewear 4G case

Tunewear today announced a new silicone case for 4G iPods. Compared to traditional silicone cases, the ICEWEAR series uses the same silicone found in diving masks which allows for both scratch protection and a clear view of the iPod’s original color. The ICEWEAR series design allows access to all ports including the headphone jack, dock connector, hold switch and click wheel. Shock absorbing ribs on the sides not only serve to protect the iPod during falls, but they also function as a grip for the iPod when held in your hand or when placed on most any surface. The ribs also glow the iPod when held in the light. The new ICEWEAR 4G will retail for $24.95 and will be available worldwide in September.

Update: New Bose SoundDock for iPod features wireless remote

picChristian Hieber of iPodFun.de, a German language iPod website, has learned more about the Bose SoundDock while attending Apple Expo Paris. The SoundDock dock acts as a charging station and features an IR (infrared) port for use with an included wireless remote control for the iPod. Pricing is set at $299 and is expected to ship October 15. Christian had a chance to demo the SoundDock and said, “It looks like a fine, well designed and powerful living room item. The sound is amazing, although there is no subwoofer, it’s okay with the bass. But it’s pricey. It works with 3G/4G iPods and mini iPods.”

While on stage at the Keynote address at Apple Expo Paris, Vice President of WorldWide Marketing, Phil Schiller revealed that Bose has developed a speaker system for iPod named the SoundDock. The photo to the right depicts a large rectangular speaker grill with an integrated dock for the iPod. Details about the new Bose unit have yet to be released.

Griffin announces PodPod cup holder cradle for iPods

picGriffin Technology today announced the Griffin PodPod. The soft foam Griffin PodPod slips into any auto cup holder and provides a safe secure ride for any iPod or iPod mini. It also places the iPod in comfortable reach for easy adjustment and perfect placement for the iPod or iPod mini with an iTrip on top. The PodPod will ship next month for only $9.99 and is being shown this week at Apple Expo Paris. Pre-orders are being accepted now at http://griffintechnology.com

XtremeMac announces Talking Panda iLingo - Language translator for iPod

XtremeMac has announced the release of Talking Panda iLingo, a Language Translator for iPod (Mac/Win) created by Talking Panda. Using the iPod’s built-in Notes feature, iLingo equips the iPod toting traveler with over 450 essential words and phrases. Each translation is displayed on screen and, with the push of the play button, spoken aloud, making it easier to recognize and speak key words and phrases. Talking Panda iLingo will initially be released in three versions: English-Euro Pack - translates English to Spanish, Italian, German, and French; French-Euro Pack - translates French to English, Spanish, Italian, and German; and English-Asia Pack - translates English to Mandarin Chinese, Korean, and Japanese. Each pack costs $39.95 and will debut at XtremeMac’s Apple Expo Booth #B49 in the Paris Expo Center, August 31st through September 4th, 2004, and will be available from the XtremeMac website, in Apple retail stores, at Apple Store online and through our network of national and international resellers and distributors following Apple-Expo.

Matias releases Clear iPod Armor mini

picMatias released its new Clear iPod Armor mini case at Apple Expo Paris today. With a clear ABS plastic front and rugged aluminum back, the new case features docking port access and iTrip compatibility. The Clear iPod Armor mini case is available immediately, and retails for $34.95.

DLO announces new 4G Action Jacket and Jam Jacket cases

picDLO has released two updated cases for the 4G iPod. The Jam Jacket 40/20 silicone case ($29.95) and the Action Jacket neoprene case ($24.99). The Jam Jacket 40/20 features textured sides for gripping, a thin, built-in transparent screen protector, access to all functions and comes in several colors including Glow Green.The Jam Jacket 40/20 also comes in a 3-pack with Cobalt Blue, Clear and Glow Green for $39.99. The new Jam Jacket 40/20 cases are available for pre-order with shipping expected the last week of September. The Action Jacket 4G is available now.

RadTech releases 4G PodSleevz

picRadTech has announced the 4G PodSleevz featuring the same play-through-case design as the previous line of RadTech iPod sleeve cases. The form-fitting sleeve case is made with super soft, ultra tough Optex, RadTech’s exclusive optical-grade material that’s thin and lightweight for durable, long-lasting protection without the bulk ­ allowing it to be used with the Apple iPod clip case. The case costs $19.95 and is available in several colors.

Neo Car Audio releases Neo iON Car Kit

The Neo iON provides direct connection to most factory and aftermarket car stereos. When connected your car stereo buttons will control the iPod, the iPod battery will charge, and the sound will play from your car stereo speakers. The adapter includes a 11.5’ (3.5M) cable that plugs directly into the iPod. The other side of this cable plugs into the CD changer port on the back of the car stereo – there is no FM modulation. Once the cable is plugged in your car will charge and power your iPod, as well as control it (Next/Previous track, FF/RW) using your car stereos existing buttons (steering wheel controls if you have them). The New iON Car Kit is compatible with 3G/4G iPod and iPod mini. The Neo iON retails for $189.

Tunewear announces Tunemax battery pack case

”[TUNEMAX] is a product which looks and weighs about the same as a protective case for the iPod, yet it is actually a powerful 16 hours* of additional power for your iPod. The beauty of [TUNEMAX] is the design. The case actually IS the battery. Simple yet elegant, the case sandwiches the iPod inside the side covers which are filled with 850mAh Lithium Ion cells. Each cover holds 425mAh worth of power. A lightweight and sturdy hooking belt clip designed onto the case allows you to ‘clip’ it to your waist belt, bag or anywhere you like. It is wide enough be used as a belt loop, and unlike conventional clips, opens at a wide angle for easy clipping onto thick surfaces.”

Griffin announces EarJams earbud adapters

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“Griffin Technology Inc, innovator of exciting hardware and software products for the Mac and iPod, today announced the Griffin EarJams. The Griffin EarJams are a totally new kind of product – they snap onto your iPod’s existing earbud-style headphones and significantly increase the bass output, volume level and comfort. The EarJams turn your existing earbuds into in-ear style headphones. A sonic enhancing cone extends the sound directly into the ear and is protected and made comfortable by slip-on soft ear pads. Three sizes of removable pads are included for the perfect individual fit. The package also includes a small canvas carrying case. The new Griffin EarJams will be shown Tuesday at Apple Expo Paris and will ship in September for just $19.99.”

AudioOutfitters offers pre-orders for iSkin eVo2

AudioOutfitters announces that it is now offering pre-orders for the new iSkin eVo2 for the 4th Generation iPods. The list price of the new iSkin eVo2 is $29.99. AudioOutfitters will be offering them for $28.99, and no payment is necessary until the order is shipped. In addition, with every order for a new iSkin, you will be eligible to purchase an earPod for a discounted price.

Digital Age Products releases FM Transmitter and speakers for iPod

picDigital Age Products has released several new iPod accessories. The iSoundz CarCast FM Transmitter ($24.95) is an FM Transmitter that uses power from your auto’s cigarette lighter. It does not charge the iPod. The Soundz Sound Wallet ($39.95) is a small notebook sized case with built-in, self-powered, stereo speakers and a place for your iPod. The iSoundz Portable Desktop Mini Speakers ($39.95) is a desktop stand for iPod with flip-out speakers on each side. A power adapter and stereo cables are included.

Piel Frama announces leather case for 40GB 4G iPod

picPiel Frama has released a new leather case for the 40GB 4G iPod featuring a front cover with magnet closure, removable swivel belt clip, two credit card pockets and one money pocket. The case comes in black, tan, black/tan, red, and costs 50 Euros (approx. $61) with availability in early September.

Altec Lansing introduces inMotion iM3

picAltec Lansing has released an update to its inMotion speakers for iPod named the inMotion iM3 Portable Audio System. The iM3 features: travel alarm clock when used with iPod; built-in docking station for charging and syncing; four custom-designed neodymium 28 mm micro drivers; MaxxBass(R) technology; wireless remote and built-in controls; 24 hours of continuous playback with four AA batteries; auto shut-down; and secondary input jack to connect other audio devices, including laptops, older iPods, and other MP3 players (cable included). The iM3 is available now at Apple Stores and Apple Store online for $179.00 and direct from Altec Lansing for $179.95.

iSkin accepting pre-orders for eVo2 case for 4G iPods

iSkin is now taking pre-orders on its newly redesigned iSkin eVo2 case for 4G iPods. The iSkin eVo2 comes with a clear acrylic screen protector, RevoClip belt clip and features access to all functions. The eVo2 can also accomodate the Griffin iTrip or Belkin voice recorders on top. iSkin is accepting pre-orders for $29.99 with shipping expected August 31.

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