Review: Griffin Simplifi makes mediocrity easier
CNET's Donald Bell reviews the Griffin Simplifi dock for iPod and iPhone.
It's hard to make an iPod dock sizzle, but
By consolidating a memory card reader, USB hub, and iPod dock, the Griffin Simplifi has good intentions. Unfortunately, its card reader only accepts three formats, you only get two USB ports, and the dock doesn't offer a stitch of audio or video connectivity. The Simplifi is pretty looking, granted, but $70 can buy you a lot of pretty things.
Part of me was also hoping that the Simplifi would allow some sort of direct transfer between my memory cards and my iPod (like the old
There are some good things going for the Griffin Simplifi. First off, it's iPhone 3G compatible. Also, while it may not read , it does read the three most common card types for consumer cameras (SD, CompactFlash, and Memory Stick).
To find out more, read myof the Griffin Simplifi over at CNET Reviews.