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  • New Beanie Lets The iPod Go To Your Head


    Following up on the release of the iPod Nano headband, the people at iThreeSixty have unveiled "Music Infused Beanies" and "Hat Beanies" tailored to store and showcase your iPod Nano or shuffle on your head.

    Apparently, the iPod is now a fashion accessory.

    Coverage from Dvice.com, however, points out a number of problems native to the new offering from iThreeSixty:

    For starters, thieves will be able to tell instantly if your hat is worth swiping off your head. It's hard to look cool if everyone can see on the display that you're secretly grooving to the new Justin Bieber album. But most problematic of all, you'll need to pull off your hat to dial up any specific album or song.
    According to the specs on the new "hat device," an intricate wiring system and detachable speakers bring the new iPod headgear to life, which, on a positive note, at least eliminates the tangling of earphone wires and removes the need for bulky earmuffs to listen to your music in the cold and on the go.

    The product description puts it this way: “Custom thin speaker casing provides increased sound quality and bass response eliminating the dorky ear muff look.”

    The beanies sell for about $50, and are compatible with all iPod Nanos except the wider series 3.
    Fashion aside, the iPod beanie, which retails for about $50 and is available in white, pink, and gray, is helping promote and support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. So if you're going to look ridiculous, at least you'll be doing so for a worthy cause.

    For more info, check out ithreesixty.com

    Image via Dvice
    This article was originally published in forum thread: New Beanie Lets The iPod Go To Your Head started by Michael Essany View original post
    Comments 19 Comments
    1. StealthBravo's Avatar
      StealthBravo -
      Cool idea but they are ugly
    1. iPhone=Love's Avatar
      iPhone=Love -
      Great! An even easier way to steal ipods...
    1. adp's Avatar
      adp -
      Wow...this is just useless. Why would you want to have your iPod in your head, such a pain to skip tracks, etc. This just screams "steal my beanie"
    1. awesomeSlayer's Avatar
      awesomeSlayer -
      Very useless. Why put an iPod on your head when the temperature is very low?
    1. nrowensby's Avatar
      nrowensby -
      I don't think it was a bad idea to integrate speakers into the beanie, but why must you mount the iPod there too?
    1. romeo_herman's Avatar
      romeo_herman -
      Ooohhh, I don't want this one.....
    1. hollow0's Avatar
      hollow0 -
      I get the tangling part....but does the iPode have to be shown on the outside? It looks tacky...
    1. treble26's Avatar
      treble26 -
      stupid and useless. i dont think a single person would buy this.
    1. rhekt's Avatar
      rhekt -
      Whos inventing this crap??!!
    1. tudtran's Avatar
      tudtran -
      That's dumb. Look like a greek hat.
    1. Raptors's Avatar
      Raptors -
      i would never wear this if u paid me.
      just terrible
    1. hollow0's Avatar
      hollow0 -
      Quote Originally Posted by Raptors View Post
      i would never wear this if u paid me.
      just terrible
      You sure about that? i'd wear it for $1000...
    1. Raptors's Avatar
      Raptors -
      Quote Originally Posted by hollow0 View Post
      You sure about that? i'd wear it for $1000...
      lol id wear it for 100
      aha lemme rephrase "i wouldnt wear this if anyone paid me less then 100$
    1. hacker555's Avatar
      hacker555 -
      Quote Originally Posted by hollow0 View Post
      You sure about that? i'd wear it for $1000...
      me too hahahaha, but i mean how do you change the song, take the hat off? and if ur just gonna listen to it on shuffle why not keep it in ur pocket..
    1. bbillh77's Avatar
      bbillh77 -
      Great Idea put the ipod on the inside
    1. rockjohn's Avatar
      rockjohn -
      super wack
    1. mgebara's Avatar
      mgebara -
      didn't the ipod nano once have an issue with an exploding battery?
    1. KoNeko's Avatar
      KoNeko -
      Quote Originally Posted by mgebara View Post
      didn't the ipod nano once have an issue with an exploding battery?
      And now your head does, too.
    1. srchino's Avatar
      srchino -
      Quote Originally Posted by hacker555 View Post
      how do you change the song?
      Well that depends if you gonna skip then you'l need to press the button on the right with the two lil triangles. But if you want to repeat or reverse, that would be the one on the left with the two lil triangles