From the way they sound to the way they look, iHome ihome-audio systems and accessories for iPods, iTouches, and iPhones are renowned as some of the best on the market. Since their launch in 2005, standouts include their compact portable speakers, the iH15 stereo cube, which uses LED technology to cycle through a rainbow of colors, and the brand new docking station for the the ipad, our latest e-toy obsession.
Your techie friend doesn’t want a sweater as a gift. Nor does he want a gift certificate for a massage. He wants — you guessed it — gadgets. That’s where this selection comes in, from the retro (Native Union’s telephone-receiver handsets; Lomography’s wonderfully trippy cameras) to the right-up-to-date (sleek, smart docking stations from iHome).
These smart, sexy sound systems and accessories won't pale next to your iPhone or iPad. Get your Apple device to work twice as hard by docking it into these multi-tasking systems, like a dual-alarm clock radio, a portable, rechargeable stereo, and over-the-ear headphones — even color-changing mini-speakers.
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