7 Hi-Tech Sound Pillows for your iPod
A pillow is a small (and usually soft) support for the head, usually used while sleeping in a bed, or for the body as used on a couch or chair. For those of you who like to fall asleep to music now you can make this using a musical pillow.There’s no need for any annoying headphones, just enjoy the sound from your pillow. By the way many people have found they fall asleep more quickly with relaxing music.
The Ipod Pillow is one of the most popular musical pillos, because it looks like the well known Ipod.not only is this a pillow, described as “soft and durable” by the retailer, but you can also snuggle up and listen to your favourites on it. Plug in your own music player into the hidden pocket and listen to tracks from the internal speaker – or you can listen to the built-in FM radio. And that’s not all – the buttons on the pillow aren’t just for show, they actually work, so you can change the volume, switch to the radio or scan for station. And there’s a power off button when you finally want to drift off.
You can have one for $19.99 from ThinkGeek.
iPod Speaker Pillow Neck
The iPod Speaker Pillow Rectangle and Neck Pillow look like a distant relative of the U2 ipod with their black and red color scheme and double scroll wheel design. The iPod Speaker Pillow Rectangle and the iPod Speaker Neck Pillow have two speakers built in to connect to your favorite music player. Their interior is made up of therapeutic foam and they have a soft fleece exterior.The iPod Speaker Pillow Rectangle retails for $59.95 and the iPod Speaker Pillow Neck retails for $49.95 from Hammacher.
Cozy Tunes Speaker Pillow
Cozy Tunes Pillow will plug into any audio source with it’s standard headphone jack.The product page only suggests the pillow to be used to fall asleep, it could also be used as an alarm hooked into your alarm enabled MP3 player.Easily connects to MP3, CD players and Laptops and features a volume control for convenience. It also comes with a reversible pouch, where you can put your mp3 player into, to keep it out of the way.
You can have this pillow for £19.95 from here.
Music Cure Pillow
This pillow is a little more expensive, compared with what you’ve saw until now.Let’s find out why …The pillow is made of viscoelastic soft foam, sensitive to variations in temperature. It supports and relieves pressure on the head and shoulders, thereby minimising the risk of bedsores. The foam and cover is Oeko-tex 100 certified. The pillow is anatomically shaped to fit the neck and shoulders, to ensure perfect sleeping comfort. Both the high and the low side of the pillow can be used. The cover is 100% cotton.The pillow has built-in stereo loudspeakers. Frequency range: 100-20,000 Hz.And finally the price for this pillow is $399.00.
The Sound Pillow
For those who preffer something more clasic the Sound Pillow is just a regular pillow with embedded speakers and a stereo plug, designed by the UK’s Royal National Institute for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing to sooth tinnitus sufferers (which actually makes it sound kind of useful, thus negating our whole introductory rant), and costing about £20.8.The sound pillow was actually designed by the The Royal National Institute for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing – for people with tinnitus, but is also ideal for the terminally restless. You just plug any sound source into the 3.5mm socket, and lie back to your audiobook’s relaxing drone.You can get one from here.
The Pillow Pod is yet another iPod accessory that helps lull you into a deep sleep with your favorite chill out tunes playing in the background. This 15″ square pillow is integrated with universal speakers that connects to any compatible audio device, from iPods to standard MP3 players as well as stereos. It is available in purple, blue, pink, and green colors. The projected sound is pretty decent, and is loud enough to be heard outdoors.You can have this Pillow Pod for $24.99 from here.
Ipod Speaker Pillows for Sport Fans
Finally for those who want something more childish, or those who love a sport, here you have something specially designed for you.Now you connect your iPod or mp3 player, and enjoy.The price for these pillows is $14.99 at NextTag.