IPhone docks are amazing, you simply put your iPhone or iPad in the dock and you can start blasting your songs for everyone to hear. Earlier today I talked about companies making a killing out of gadgets that turn your iPhone into something that is not. The Snap! Camera turns your iPhone into a fake digital camera. This Boombox, turns your iPhone … into a cassette?
This isn’t the first time I’ve seen dock stations or devices that are inspired by retro things from the past, and I’m pretty sure it’s not going to be the last time I see one either. The iHome Boombox adds a special type of classic décor to your home, and it works great.
It packs more than just its looks, the iP4 has a pair of 4″ carbon composite woofers, and two 1″ Ferro fluid cooled tweeters, the speakers are powered by a class D amp. So it has some pretty good sounds, it also has a 5 band graphic equalizer with an LCD display, oh and just to make sure that you have something to listen to when you’re tired of your phone, they packed an FM radio too.
The box comes with a remote control that attaches to the top of the boombox using magnets so you can keep up with it while you’re moving the box around. The boombox can run on electricity from your home, OR if you’re the type that really wants to bring retro back, you can carry this box on your shoulder while it runs on 6 “D” batteries.
The box comes in two colors, grayish black and hot pink, the grayish black looks dull and plain, while the hot pink looks… hot freaking pink. Be warned though, if you buy the pink one you instantly lose all your “thug” credibility. You can pick one of these boxes up at your nearest Urban Outfitters for $199.