Griffin Technology has announced its new iTrip FM transmitter for iPod and iPhone. The new iTrip is the company’s first to offer integration with the new iTrip Controller application for the iPhone and iPod touch, allowing users to control the iTrip directly from their device’s screen. Other features include SmartSound technology to automatically adjust signal strength for each frequency, Griffin’s SmartScan technology that automatically finds the clearest available frequency, a backlit LCD display, up to 3 station presets, a micro-USB port for charging any USB-powered iPod or iPhone via a compatible charger, track controls for controlling playback from the iTrip’s display, and RDS support for displaying artist and track information on RDS-enabled radios. Griffin’s new iTrip FM Transmitter with App Support offers support for all iPod classic and iPod touch models, the iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS, and the third-, fourth-, and fifth-generation iPod nano and is available now for $50; the iTrip Controller application is available as a free download from the App Store.

Charles Starrett

Charles Starrett was a senior editor at iLounge. He's been covering the iPod, iPhone, and iPad since their inception. He has written numerous articles and reviews, and his work has been featured in multiple publications.