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Old School iP4 Stereo Boombox for iPhone & iPod

Monday, November 07th, 2011


iHome’s iP4 is an iPhone or iPod speaker that has retro style based on a boombox of the past.  The iP4 Boombox also has an FM radio, 4-inch carbon composite woofer and aux line-in jack.  For true boombox portability it runs on 6 D batteries or it can be used with an AC adaptor.

The iHome iP4 Stereo Boombox comes in either black or pink and sells for about $200.  Find out more about the iP4 on the iHome website.

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Rock-It Vibration Speaker System

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

The Rock-It is a portable speaker system that uses vibration to turn any object into a speaker.  Simply stick the Rock-It pod to any object and the Rock-It transmitter will take sound input from an MP3 player, iPod, cell phone or other gadget and create vibrations that are broadcast from the pod.  The Rock-It  is powered by 2 AAA batteries or a USB connection and workd with any device that has a headphone jack.

Rock-It is produced by OrigAudio, an innovative company that also sells the Fold n’ Play Recycled Speakers, which were voted on of the 50 Best Inventions of 2009 by Time Magazine.

See inventor Jason Lucash demonstrate the Rock-It Speaker System in this YouTube video: 

You can read more about the inventor at Danville Patch.

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First Anniversary of Apple’s App Store

Sunday, July 05th, 2009


According to Macworld, this week marked the first anniversary of Apple’s online App Store for iPhone and iPod touch apps. The App Store opened for business on July 10, 2008 with 552 applications. Today here are 58,000 apps available for download, indicative of the rapidly increasing pace of app development. In terms of downloads, the store surpassed the 1 billion mark in April. Other smartphone retailers are trying to follow Apple’s lead and have opened mobile application stores, including Google, Palm and Nokia, but they have a long way to go to catch up to Apple.

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