iHome Ramps Up Lamp Line
Are iPod-enhanced lamps such a bright idea?
iHome iPod Lamp
The iHome iPod lamp uses a 60-watt Type A bulb, and promises 3 watts of total speaker output.
April 03, 2008 by Rachel Cericola

Think there isn’t one more place left to stuff an iPod? iHome has a new nesting spot: your table lamp.

Checkolite International just announced a full line of iHome-branded, iPod-connectable lamps that play and charge that portable while lighting up your workspace.

All lamps have a universal docking station that can accommodate a slew of iPods, including the nano and mini.

Now what kind of sound does a lamp beam? The company throws around terms like “distortion-free” and “added bass features.” However, with prices starting around 50 bucks, we’re not getting our hopes up. It would make kind of a cutesy Christmas, birthday or office gift though.

Each of the new iHome lamps are now available at Lowe’s,, Costco, as well as other retailers.

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Rachel Cericola - Contributing Writer
Over the past 15 years, Rachel Cericola has covered entertainment, web and technology trends. Check her out at

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