According to AppleInsider, Apple will announce its own brand of iPod speakers in January.
Along with the new iMac, reliable sources say the company will also debut its own brand of powered iPod speakers.
Currently, the online Apple store offers iPod speakers ranging from $24.95 for lightweight 4-watt Sony personal speakers to $349 for powerful Logitech "THX" 500-watt surround sound speakers. Apple retail stores also showcase various brands and types of iPod speakers. It is not known where Apple's own speakers would fit on the price/performance scale.