We’ve compiled a list of five iPod accessories that put form over function. Have we missed something? If so, please leave us a comment. Continue reading for the list.
Similar to the Wurlitzer, this vintage-styled jukebox from Pacific Rim Technologies boasts a universal docking cradle that’s compatible with all iPod models. Plus, it features a snazzy LED lighting system, 6-inch subwoofer, CD player, FM radio, two magnetically shielded tweeters, two mid-range drivers, and S-Video/RCA connections. [Source]
Miuro: The Robotic iPod Dock
“Jbsu” provides us with an excellent video demonstration of Miuro. Just to recap, this furturistc iPod dock measures 14-inches wide, weighs a hefty 9-pounds, and can follow you around the house via remote control. Supported audio formats include WAV, MP3, WMA, AAC, AIFF and LPCM.
Spin Master iPod Cases
File this under: “Strange iPod Accessories“. These “Spin Master” iPod cases let you “drop ‘funky beatz’ and the other lets you “remix”— can be chained together so you and your buddy can work together.” [Source]
iBlueTube Vacuum Tube iPod Dock
Here’s another shiny yet useless iPod accessory for those who just can’t get enough. Thanko’s iBlueTub is an iPod dock that sports “two blue glowing LED-laden vacuum tubes on the sides that serve no purpose other than to make you go ‘oooh’ and ‘aaah'”. It goes on sale later this month in Japan, priced at a whopping $566. [Source 1 – 2]
Levi’s RedWire DLX iPod Jeans
These jeans feature an integrated iPod dock, headphones, and a special accessory kit.
The jean is designed to be compatible with most iPod systems and features include a special joystick incorporated into the jeans’ watch pocket to enable easy operation of the iPod