Hoping to offer music fans music on the go without the need for a set of headphones, Gear4, the company formerly know as PodGear has announced a new pocket speaker system that will fit any iPod with a docking connecting port.

Called the PocketParty V2 the new micro speaker system that offers improved sound compared with its predecessors.

The speaker weighs 52 grams and promises 1 watt of stereo sound from its two tiny speakers and plays for up to 10 hours using a single AA battery without draining the iPod's battery life. The PocketParty V2 comes complete with a high and low volume switch and is available in black or white.

Gear4 say that the speakers will work with the iPod 3G, 4G, 5G and iPod nano models.

The GEAR4 PocketParty V2 for all iPods with dock connectors will be available from all GEAR4 retailers and resellers and costs £24.99