Tunewear announces Boomtune mini, a tripod speaker for MP3 players, including the iPod. Boomtune mini incorporates a tripod design with a 1W x 2* output and one AAA battery. The tripod design can be used with nearly any MP3 player from the small iPod shuffle to the iPod 4G/photo. The company says the speakers will last about 10 hours on one battery. Boomtune mini is shipping now for US$39.95.