iFM To Ship For iPod Users This Summer

Griffin Technology will be shipping the iFM for iPod users in the next coming months. iFM is a device designed to allow users the ability to listen to FM radio directly from an iPod. The device features support for station presets and requires the iPod remote control. According to Griffin Technology:

Griffin Technology Inc, innovator of exciting hardware and software products for the Mac market, today unveiled iFM, the worldis first FM radio for the iPod.

The Griffin iFM adds an FM radio to the iPod in one integrated sharp package that utilizes the iPodis own remote for its controls. Settings include room for six preset stations, station scan up or down, volume control and muting as well as manual tuning.

When traveling or on the road, the iFM gives iPod users the ability to check the news, weather or listen to their favorite radio programs - in addition to their collection of music in their iPod. The iFM works with all iPods and requires the wired remote included with all 10 and 20 GB iPods.

You can find more information about the iFM release at the Griffin Technology Web site. iFM will be available for US$35.00.