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Make Your Cookout a Bang With the iGrill

by Dana on June 14, 2010

iGrill iPod Dock and Speakers

It just wouldn’t be summer time without a little bit of grilling action going on and it wouldn’t be a cookout without some proper tunes either. Of course, first and foremost this thing is a grill meant for cooking delicious and tender meats and burgers. Secondly it features an iPod dock that you can use to listen to your iPod through the integrated speakers. A propane tank powers the grill while AA batteries power the speakers. Just make sure not to spill anything on your iPod. [UberGizmo]

Speakal iCrystal iPhone And iPod Docking Station

If you are searching for a new iPhone/iPod docking station for your home or office, then check out the new Speakal iCrystal. This “made for iPod” docking solution boasts one of the most innovative and unique designs of any dock on the market with two separated spherical pods that house an illuminated teardrop shedding a gentle ambient blue light around the rim of the speaker.

The iCrystal comes equipped with a remote control and onboard humanized touch controls that make adjusting volume and changing tracks effortless. The iPhone and iPod docking station can be powered by four AA batteries or via the AC outlet. Available now in white, black or red, the Speakal iCrystal retails for $79.99 a pop. [Max Borges via Portable MP3 Players]

Eton Soulra

Now that the summertime is here everyone is obsessed with being outdoors as much as possible. Whether that be at the beach, hiking or out camping, everybody loves the summer months. Of course music is a great companion to your outdoor activities but batteries don’t last forever and there are definitely no power outlets in the trees. That shouldn’t be a problem though with the new Eton Soulra, which is a new solar powered charging dock and speaker system for your iPhone or iPod Touch. It is lightweight, weighing in at just 1.58 kilograms and also comes with a lithium-ion rechargeable battery for when you want to use it in the house as well. You can grab one of these for jusr $199. [Akihabara]

Sharper Image’s Indoor Outdoor Wireless Speaker allows you to enjoy your favorite tunes anywhere. The speaker features a weather-resistant finish, which is good enough for a few splashes or some light rain. The Indoor/Outdoor speaker transmits audio up to 160 ft and is compatible with iPod nano, iPod classic and iPod touch. If you want one, you can purchase Sharper Image’s Indoor Outdoor Wireless Speaker for $69.99. [Sharper Image via iPod and MP3 Players]

iHome iP49 Portable iPod Dock

Still remember the iHome iP49 Travel Alarm that we posted earlier this year? iHome has finally released this portable speaker. The iP49 incorporates all of the high-end clock radio features found in iHome’s award-winning home clock radio models. This iPod and iPhone docking station adopts the Bongiovi Acousitcs’ patented Digital Power Station technology with four neodymium compression drivers to produce high-quality studio sound while you are on the go. Measuring 10.17-inch x 2.56-inch x 6.11-inch, the iHome iP49 Travel Alarm is currently available for $159 a pop. [iHome via iPod and MP3 Players]

The LCD ProDock from Logic3 allows you to display your favorite videos or picture slideshow from your iPod or iPhone to a bigger screen via Composite or component outputs. The Logic3 LCD ProDock also supports audio-only playback. Each purchase of the LCD ProDock comes with a unique remote control unit with an integrated color display, which will synchronize with the iPhone/iPod, so that you can check out iPod or iPhone’s menus on the remote from a distance. Additionally, the remote is RF-based, supporting control up to 10 meters away with no line-of-sight requirements. £79.99 ($115) is all you need to bring home the Logic3 LCD ProDock iPod and iPhone docking station. [Logic3 via iPod and MP3 Player]

If you like the Denon RCD-M38 Micro HiFi system that we posted yesterday, then check out the new Micro component from JVC. Dubbed as the RD-N1, this gadget features a CD player, a couple of 3 Watts speakers, a USB port, an AM/ FM radio and an iPod/iPhone docking station. What’s more, you can also play MP3 or WMA music files that are stored on a USB thumb-key. [JVC Japan via iPod and MP3 Players]

Denon RCD-M38 Micro HiFi System

Denon will release the Denon RCD-M38 Micro HiFi system in Japan next month. Measuring 210mm x 115mm x 308.5mm, the gadget has an iPod and iPhone docking station, a CD player, “Triple noise reduction design” (T.N.R.D), an FM/AM tuner with RDS, radio text, SDB (Super Dynamic Bass) and an alarm clock. The new Denon RCD-M38 Micro HiFi system retails for 45,000 Yen or around $501 (without speakers). [Akihabara via iPod and MP3 Players]

Resonance Speaker And iPod/iPhone Docking Station

The Resonance Speaker from Chinavasion transmits sound vibrations through hard surfaces, creating a rich sound enhanced by soft vibrations that allow you to actually feel the music. This speaker works with any hard surface, such as your marble floor, wooden table, or glass windows. Available only in white, the Resonance Speaker has a 3.5mm audio jack, a built-in amplifier and an iPod/iPhone dock that is compatible with almost all iPod/iPhone models. If you are interested, you can purchase the Resonance Speaker for $41.07 a pop. [Chinavasion via iPod and MP3 Player]

OZAKI iMini Cute Colorful iPod Dock

by Johan on May 7, 2010


If you are living in Japan, then you will be able to buy the new colorful iPod dock from OZAKI. Dubbed as the OZAKI iMini Cute IP830RAINBOW, this iPod dock comes equipped with a 2-inch full range driver unit and amp, an FM radio, an LCD display, an alarm clock and a USB port. The gadget is compatible with iPod Nano (the 1st – 4th generation), iPod touch (the 1st – 2nd generations), iPod (the 4th – 5th generation), iPod classic/iPod mini (the 5th generation), and iPod shuffle (the 2nd generation). The OZAKI iMini Cute IP830RAINBOW will be launched on May 15th, 2010 for 6980 Yen ($75). [IT Media via iPod and MP3 Players]