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Enter the What is iZ? Giveaway - Winners Announced

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By Dennis Lloyd

Publisher, iLounge
Published: Monday, July 25, 2005
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The Winners

Aaron Acosta
Fayyaz Badruddin
Jon Boyer
Brennan Frazier
Jordan Grelewicz
Dan Hart
Kirsten Haugen
Dylan Katz
Katharine Morgan
Monique Rosson

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Zizzle is proud to announce, iZ!  iZ is a fusion of music and toy with a personality that you’ve never seen before! The worldwide launch will take place later this year.

Tell us what is iZ

Important Update: Since there was a news leak in the USA Today newspaper on August 11, we have posted the final picture (above) for all to see… iZ.

Can you even imagine what this product (named iZ) actually does and what it really looks like?  In the comments below let us know what you think it is based on the pictures you see above. We will post three (3) different pictures of iZ. Each picture will show you a different view of iZ. Check back soon for the next image of iZ.

Official Rules

  • No purchase necessary to enter.
  • The iLounge What is iZ? Giveaway will begin as of this posting.
  • Deadline for entries: August 19, 2005, 11:59 pm
  • One entry per person per household.
  • This giveaway is open to U.S. and international residents.
  • Must be 18 years or older to enter.
  • Void where prohibited.
  • iLounge is not responsible for computer malfunctions, bugs or viruses, and causes beyond our control. iLounge has the right to terminate this giveaway at any given time without notice.
  • By submitting, you agree that all private information you submit become the property of iLounge. iLounge will not release any personally identifiable information to any third party other than necessary to deliver the prize to winners, and the name of the winners will be used to identify the winners on iLounge.com.
  • Winners will be announced in the on this page on August 20, 2005
  • Associates, employees, principles, or relatives thereof of iLounge are not eligible.
  • All taxes are the responsibility of the winners.
  • The prize selected does not imply or express any endorsement from the manufacturer or any other relationship with iLounge.
  • iLounge reserves the right to modify these terms to comply with the laws of the State of California, to correct errors and omissions, or to ensure fairness as determined by iLounge. Such modifications, if any, will be posted at iLounge.
  • Any attempt to manipulate, interfere with, or otherwise alter any entries, other systems or services of iLounge will disqualify all those implicated and subject them to prosecution in the State of California, United States and/or other jurisdictions.
  • Your entry implies and expresses your agreement to these terms and your waiver of any other rights, related to such giveaways, you may have in any jurisdiction.

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Comments

1

It’s a speaker. A wireless speaker that can roll…

Posted by miko on July 25, 2005 at 1:34 PM (PDT)

2

it’s a suction cup to put your ipod anywhere and listen to it with an external speaker or something…

Posted by goober on July 25, 2005 at 1:48 PM (PDT)

3

Says it’s a toy. I’m guessing it responds to music in some way. Fun, rather than functional.

Posted by mattwardfh in Texas on July 25, 2005 at 1:52 PM (PDT)

4

It’s a floor polish and a dessert topping!

Posted by jonyem in Port Angeles, Washington on July 25, 2005 at 1:52 PM (PDT)

5

they appear to be chairs to me, white plastic chairs.

Or maybe some sort of suction cup thingy.

-Brian

Posted by Brian Kaempen on July 25, 2005 at 1:56 PM (PDT)

6

it’s a cute dancing alien. you put your iPod in and it wiggles about to the music…like those accursed dancing Santas you see around Christmastime.

Posted by daVid on July 25, 2005 at 2:05 PM (PDT)

7

Is “it” a two-wheeled stand-up auto-balancing scooter controlled by leaning that will “change human transportation forever?”

Wait… wrong inventor.

I have no clue… yet.

Posted by Jerrod H. in TX on July 25, 2005 at 2:14 PM (PDT)

8

My guess that it is a wireless speaker system for the ipod, or other music source as stated in the article, which synchronizes movement according to the flow and type of the music.
The movement happens with the legs of the product near the top.
The bottom part of the legs are created of what appears to be suction cups, which allow for easy placement on diffrent surfaces without having it fall over.
I am pretty sure there will also be synchronizing lights on the product it self, which also will adjust to the music being played.

The structure seems to be of some creature of some sort, because according to the shadow in the digitalized picture of it, it seems that it has two parts of some sort that hang out, might be where the sound comes out, or just for decoration(ex. eyes, lights..)

-Anton

Posted by Anton Jancin on July 25, 2005 at 2:15 PM (PDT)

9

Appears to have some functionality like a Sony Aibo - a robotic pet/toy that responds to its surroundings, perhaps, in this case to the music. This may be very similar to audiocubes’ idog that is available in very limited quantities. Honestly, if this is something like an Aibo for my iPod, I would love it.

Posted by Ryan on July 25, 2005 at 2:27 PM (PDT)

10

A walking talking iPod docking extreme sound buzzing musical entertainer.

Iggy smile

Posted by TheIguana in Calgary, Alberta, Prarires, Canada, North America, on July 25, 2005 at 4:09 PM (PDT)

11

It’s a video iPod.

Posted by Likelife on July 25, 2005 at 4:54 PM (PDT)

12

From the shadows produced by it, it looks like a round object with three protrusions at the top, supported by two struts. The struts appear to be able to rotate or move at the socket. It’s round pod-like body is a dark blue, shiny material, which I think may or may not be translucent.

My guess is that it’s a toy that moves to the beat of your iPod, like a visualizer but… physical. The iPod probably docks into the main body somewhere, and speaker projections are on the top.

Posted by Taylor on July 25, 2005 at 6:11 PM (PDT)

13

it’s a stand/combo alarm clock.

Posted by Kip on July 25, 2005 at 6:32 PM (PDT)

14

Is it a fat Hawaiian musician? I’m pretty sure it is…

Posted by Elliott Scott on July 26, 2005 at 1:05 AM (PDT)

15

It’s a speaker you plug in via the headphone jack that undulates and gyrates to the music as it’s playing from your iPod.

Posted by Lily-pad on July 26, 2005 at 1:06 AM (PDT)

16

Its a baby bouncer

Posted by Bob on July 26, 2005 at 1:27 AM (PDT)

17

Elliott Scott: “Is it a fat Hawaiian musician? I’m pretty sure it is…”

This is the best post so far, very funny…
LOL… Love IZ…

Posted by william negris rezende on July 26, 2005 at 5:19 AM (PDT)

18

Its easy - in ipod robot - move to the music sound and dance

Posted by LinkTree on July 26, 2005 at 5:59 AM (PDT)

19

Its an all singing all dancing ipod entertainer .

Posted by Nicki J on July 26, 2005 at 7:16 AM (PDT)

20

I don’t know what that thing is?
But I do know that the people that invented it aren’t being paid enough!

Posted by Zorman on July 26, 2005 at 8:36 AM (PDT)

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