Griffin's iBeam Adds Flaslight, Laser Pointer to iPod

Griffin Technology Inc. has announced miniture flashlight and laser pointer accessories that attach to the Apple iPod and iPod mini. The iBeam set will ship by the end of October for US$19.99

First shown by Griffin founder Paul Griffin earlier this month at the Apple Expo in Paris, the iBeam combo, is designed to work as a snap-on package for iPods and iPod minis. The flashlight and laser pointer are two separate devices that feature protective caps and can be clipped on to a keychain when not in use.

The class IIIA laser pointer is a handy add-on for presentations that is capable of being seen over a quarter of a mile away, the company said.