Play songs from your iPhone to your car radio with Griffin's iTrip Autopilot with Smartscan

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My goodness, this is a great product. It’s rare that I rave about sub-£100 products, but having used an iTrip for iPods in the past, I can only guess the iPhone version will do the job just as well.

Now, my car is old, the cassette player barely works, and a CD player? Fuggedabbait. The iTrip charges your iPhone and allows you to control it at the same time, plugging into the 12V power port on your dashboard. You’ve probably used something similar in the past, but this is the first product compatible with the iPhone.

Using SmartScan technology, the best three FM frequencies are detected and then programmed into the iTrip for the future. Details on the current track playing are shown on the car radio display (if, err, you have one…), and the colour of the control unit’s glow will update you on how juiced-up your iPhone is.

Also compatible with iPods, the £59.99 iTrip Autopilot with Smartscan will be available in the monstrous Apple stores, and later, Currys Online.

Griffin (for a video of the iTrip, click here)

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Katherine Hannaford