The Good The Micron Technology Pop Video is a pocket-size pico projector that has a built-in retractable dock for iOS devices. Its picture is good enough, particularly considering its relatively affordable price of $99.
The Bad The Pop Video must be used in a dark room; the projector could attach more securely to the iPhone or iPod Touch; battery life is only adequate at 2 hours.
The Bottom Line While it has a few small drawbacks, this tiny $99 pico projector is a nifty iPhone accessory that produces a picture that's good enough for casual viewing.
Micron Technology Pop Video
Looking into the future, concept artists often equip their dream iPhones with built-in pico projectors. That feature probably isn't coming to an iPhone anytime soon, but Micron Technology's $99 Pop Video pico projector accessory may be the next best thing.
The key feature here is the 30-pin connector that lets you dock your iPhone or iPod, forming one compact unit. While some of the larger pico projectors like the
Brookstone is offering up a similarly styled pico projector that's simply called the Pocket Projector for iPhone 4, but its native resolution is lower at 640x360 pixels than the Pop Video's 960x540 pixels, and the Brookstone accessory costs $229.