Comyer Technology's PowerBaby will be made available exclusively through London Apple reseller Square Group this week.

It's a portable iPod recharging device that carries extra functions. It keeps a high level of charge – Square Group claims the product carries enough power to recharge your iPod at least three times.

The PowerBaby will also charge mobile phones (five to eight times), and has a built-in compass, torch, red laser pointer and even a black light note tester (so you can check your change).

In the UK the product ships with an adaptor for your choice of mobile, iPod and Sony PSP. The device will goes on sale in the UK this week and costs £69.99, though a £59.99 promotional price will apply for the first few weeks.

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