Handyman radio for iPod: Tunestir
Battery Technology, an American company specializing in computer and iPod accessories, announced yesterday that it has completed Tunestir, a multi-function iPod add-on.
Tunestir consists of a remote control, a transmitter and an FM receiver. Connected to iPod through a cable with Tunestir it controls the reader allowing to select the tracks, to pass from one to the other to increase and decrease the volume and to pause playback. In addition to this, it transmits iPod audio to an FM radio, for example a car radio, via FM by selecting one of the five frequencies that can be memorized. Finally, Tunestir can also tune in to FM stations to listen to on the iPod, adding the Radio function to the player.
Tunestir, which on the American market will have a price of $ 69.95, is powered by the iPod battery. The release scheduled for the end of the month.