updated 01:00 pm EDT, Tue October 25, 2005
PodGear, MacExpo London
today announced that it will be exhibiting four new accessories for the iPod nano and iPod video models on stand two at MacExpo London on October 27-29th. PocketParty for iPod nano (£25)features an LED indicator light, as well as angled speaker grills for improved stereo sound. PhotoBuddy (£15) connects fourth and fifth-generation iPods to a television or stereo via a retractable cable to display photos or play videos. JumpSuit Plus (£15) offers protection for fourth and fifth-generation iPods, as well as iPod nano, without diminishing the original styling.
PocketParty for iPod nano
The PocketParty micro speaker system for iPod nano weighs 38 grams, is size of a fun-sized Mars bar, and boasts one watt of stereo output from two tiny angled speakers. The device will ship with a removable desktop stand, is completely cable free, and runs for up to 10 hours from a single AA battery. Volume control is handled by the iPod nano.
PhotoBuddy offers push-button retraction and extends to 70 centimeters, solving the issue of tangled cables.
JumpSuit Plus for fifth-generation iPod is a skin-tight silicon case that ships with a hard screen protector, two different sizes of lanyards, and a soft coating of silicon over the clickwheel for additional protection. JumpSuit Plus will be available in a range of six colors. The JumpSuit Plus for iPod nano will ship in packs of two with a hard screen protector and a sport armband.