Feeds

Pedal to the metal: bike-friendly iPod dock launched

Internet Security Threat Report 2014

The endless cycle of iPod accessory creation continues to churn on relentlessly, with the latest being an iPod docking station for your bike.

iHome_kit
iHome's iPod bike kit

iHome, the company that already has brought you such wonders as the iPod alarm clock, now brings you the iH85B docking station, fit for relaxed country rides, extreme downhill riding or death-defying city cycling.

The iH858 is a sort of tubular capsule that encases your iPod. A water bottle-type holder is provided - or you can use the water bottle bracket your bike already has - to hold the iH85B.

iHome2
iHome's iPod bike kit ready for a run

An RF remote straps onto your handlebars, allowing you to wirelessly change songs and alter the volume as you pedal along. Music is pumped out through a ipod-powered speaker on the dock itself.

A special AC adaptor is included that allows you to charge your iPod without removing it from the iH85B. The unit is also water resistant, should the heavens open en route, or you go sliding through a puddle or two.

The iH85B is currently on sale in the US for $100, via iHome. UK availability and pricing has yet to be announced.

Intelligent flash storage arrays

Whitepapers

Choosing cloud Backup services
Demystify how you can address your data protection needs in your small- to medium-sized business and select the best online backup service to meet your needs.
Forging a new future with identity relationship management
Learn about ForgeRock's next generation IRM platform and how it is designed to empower CEOS's and enterprises to engage with consumers.
Security for virtualized datacentres
Legacy security solutions are inefficient due to the architectural differences between physical and virtual environments.
Reg Reader Research: SaaS based Email and Office Productivity Tools
Read this Reg reader report which provides advice and guidance for SMBs towards the use of SaaS based email and Office productivity tools.
Storage capacity and performance optimization at Mizuno USA
Mizuno USA turn to Tegile storage technology to solve both their SAN and backup issues.