updated 12:30 pm EDT, Thu May 5, 2005
PodGear Shuffle Station
PodGear today announced the launch of , a speaker system and charging dock for the iPod shuffle. Shuffle Station delivers stereo sound, runs from four AAA batteries, and will also charge the iPod Shuffle over USB. Alternatively, the device can be plugged into a power outlet if available, offering music playback and charging. The Shuffle Station is similar to products offered for the iPod and iPod mini, but claims to be the first such solution for the iPod shuffle. At a price of £35, the Shuffle Station is "only £15 more expensive than the Apple AC USB charger, making it an extremely attractive package." The device "folds flat for storage on the move." The entire PodGear portable speaker range is available now for purchase.