iHome iP4 Boombox

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Who can remember the times when one carries boomboxes around? Those who lived through the era of the Sony Walkman – and I am talking about the cassette based Walkmans here, and none of the MP3 nonsense that this modern generation are used to. The £199.99 iHome iP4 Boombox will open up a bridge between the old and the new, as it boasts a design that harks from the era of boomboxes in the 1980s, although there is a dock to place your iOS-powered device. Some things, however, remain the same, as the iHome iP4 Boombox will be powered by half a dozen D batteries, which is rarely used these days.

Forget about the chrome and flashing lights that can be found in its ancestors, as these have been replaced by a stylish grey (or vibrant pink if you prefer) rubberized texture as well as an adjustable LCD equalizer. The magnetic remote control allows you to play, pause, skip tracks or adjust the volume from a distance, or alternatively, you can always rely on the iPhone’s touchscreen directly.


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