updated 04:15 pm EDT, Wed October 5, 2005
EDGE dock for iPod
EDGE Tech today began shipping its for iPod, providing access to various formats of flash cards while also charging the iPod, playing music via external speakers, and syncing the device with a computer. Offered in "iPod white", the new EDGE dock works with iPod nano, iPod mini, iPod photo, and the original iPod. The device reads all popular flash card formats including xD Picture card, SD Memory cards, MultiMedia (MMC) cards, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick Duo, SmartMedia cards, Type I/II CompactFlash cards, and IBM Microdrive. Connectivity is provided with a USB 2.0 interface for high-speed transfers. The EDGE dock and multi flash card reader is available for $50 before an (additional) mail-in rebate of $10 with a one-year warranty (external speakers are not included).