Soundfreaq ( has launched the Sound Step and Sound Step Recharge, the company’s first compact, wireless speakers. They allow users to dock, charge and stream music wirelessly from multiple devices, including the iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Android and Blackberry.

The Sound Step Recharge offers a built-in rechargeable battery for portability. Target will serve as Soundfreaq’s launch partner for Sound Step in North America. Sound Step and Sound Step Recharge and will be available online at .  
The Sound Step speakers give users the ability to multi-task — surf the Internet, check emails and text message — while streaming audio directly to the dock. The Sound Step speakers feature a dock for iPhone and iPod devices like the Sound Platform, but offer the ability to also dock and charge an iPad, even if it’s in a case.

Also new in both Sound Step speakers is a USB charging port, allowing any USB-chargeable gadget such as a Blackberry, Android or a Bluetooth headset to be kept fully powered or for a second Apple product to charge. The manufacturer’s suggested retail price for the Sound Step is US$139 and $159 for the Sound Step Recharge.