Feeds

Griffin launches iVault to encase iPod Shuffle

Lock up your datas

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

iPod accessory maker Griffin Technology will ship its first add-on for Apple's iPod Shuffle in two months' time: a range of brightly coloured aluminium "armour" cases.

Griffin iVault for iPod ShuffleThe iVault entirely surrounds the Shuffle, locking the MP3 player in place with four screws that bond the holder's front and back halves together. Anodized red, blue, purple and silver, the aluminium iVault not only gives the white Shuffle that Maglite look, but also some security and weight, almost doubling the player's mass from to 22.1g (0.8oz) to 42.5g (1.5oz).

The case exposes the earphone socket, control wheel, status LED, rear power switch, and base USB connector.

The iVault range is scheduled to ship in May, for $30 a pop. In the US, Griffin is already taking pre-orders for the product via its website. UK readers should watch out for the iVault's debut at local Griffin distributor AM Micro. ®

Related stories

Should iPods carry health warnings?
Australian school bans iPod
Inspector Gadget hits Gizmoville
Matsushita readies iTunes-friendly music player
Apple's iPod stokes MP3 player market 'boom'
Apple faces patent lawsuits over its iPod
Sony preps iPod Shuffle 'killer' Griffin adds remote control, Bluetooth audio to iPods, Macs
iTrip maker readies 'smart' iPod car adaptor

Related reviews

Creative MuVo V200
Creative MuVo Micro N200 MP3 player
Apple iPod Shuffle
Griffin radioShark

Whitepapers

Top three mobile application threats
Prevent sensitive data leakage over insecure channels or stolen mobile devices.
Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
Top 8 considerations to enable and simplify mobility
In this whitepaper learn how to successfully add mobile capabilities simply and cost effectively.
Application security programs and practises
Follow a few strategies and your organization can gain the full benefits of open source and the cloud without compromising the security of your applications.
The Essential Guide to IT Transformation
ServiceNow discusses three IT transformations that can help CIO's automate IT services to transform IT and the enterprise.