Griffin shows AirCurve, Clarifi for iPhone 3G

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Griffin Technology has announced two new iPhone accessories at Apple Expo Paris. The AirCurve for iPhone and iPhone 3G is a unique clear polycarbonate acoustic amplifier designed to provide more powerful sound from the iPhone’s built-in speaker without the need for added electronics. It uses a coiled waveguide within its base, which can be plainly seen thanks to its clear construction, to amplify the sound, and also offers a pass-though slot to allow for charging and syncing of the iPhone while docked. It will sell for $20. Griffin also introduced the Clarifi for iPhone 3G, a new polycarbonate case featuring a built-in sliding close-up lens that enhances the macro and close-up functionality of the iPhone 3G’s built-in camera, allowing users to shoot crisp images from as little as four inches away from the subject. Other features include open access to all ports and controls, Griffin’s EasyDock slide-off bottom for docking, and a two-tone design. It will sell for $35. Both the Griffin AirCurve and Clarifi will be available in October.

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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.