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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.
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Comments

61

It’s some sort of dance globe that responds to music input with lights or some other sort of action…

Posted by Jordan M. on July 29, 2005 at 2:21 PM (PDT)

62

Looks like some kind of speaker system.

Posted by Al McDonnell on July 29, 2005 at 3:14 PM (PDT)

63

how do u enter

Posted by The King on July 29, 2005 at 6:02 PM (PDT)

64

From the shaddows, it sort of looks like one of those little robot dogs. As the shadows on the “head” could be the little ears.

Posted by Luis Pinto on July 29, 2005 at 8:29 PM (PDT)

65

Due to the shape and size of the foot base, it is predictable it does not “walk”/“dance”

Re-entering more info to my reply above ^^^

Posted by Luis Pinto on July 29, 2005 at 8:32 PM (PDT)

66

I know what iZ is! Go to http://www.zizzle.com/ and View Source (Command-Option-U).

Here’s what it looks like:

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC “-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN” “http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd”>
<html xmlns=“http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml”>
<head>
<meta http-equiv=“Content-Type” content=“text/html; charset=iso-8859-1” />
<title>zizzle.com</title>
<stylesheet” type=“text/css” />
<embed src=“iz.mp3”
autostart=“true” loop=“true” controller=“false” hidden=“true” id=“iz sounds”
name=“iz sounds” pluginspage=“http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/”>
<embed>
</head>

<body>
</body>
</html>

First, you can listen to the music at http://www.zizzle.com/iz.mp3, but you alos con read this: id=“iz sounds”.
So I can say it’s something that makes noise (duh) but it must be something you can make noise WITH and but the noise ON your iPod… We’ll see…

Posted by Spectro on July 30, 2005 at 3:39 AM (PDT)

67

at http://www.zizzle.com/iz.css a link lead me to this http://www.zizzle.com/images/
they might post more images there.

Posted by sean c. on July 30, 2005 at 2:17 PM (PDT)

68

the musix cool

Posted by sean c. on July 30, 2005 at 2:21 PM (PDT)

69

the shadows are impossible. you can see that there are multiple lights around it.

Posted by sean c. on July 30, 2005 at 6:02 PM (PDT)

70

From looking at the site and listening to the sounds, I’ll guess it’s an interactive electronic instrument, like a drum pad, that you can connect to an iPod, and make percussive noises while your music plays.

Posted by Pat on July 31, 2005 at 8:37 AM (PDT)

71

it looks like a little alien dock for your ipod that dances to your music

Posted by Kalika on July 31, 2005 at 9:26 AM (PDT)

72

Im guessing its similar to those flowers you used to be able to get that danced to music. Im guessing this is the same, but it plays the music.

Posted by Stoobie_Land on July 31, 2005 at 3:21 PM (PDT)

73

After looking at the shadow of the device it appears to be a docking device on top of a type of globe.  I would guess the globe contains lights or electrical pulses that would be synchronized to the music of the iPod.

Posted by 2T on July 31, 2005 at 4:58 PM (PDT)

74

It’s a wireless, bluetooth Triffid for the new millenia!

Posted by Keith on August 1, 2005 at 12:35 AM (PDT)

75

That’d be tribble, not triffid!

Posted by Kirk McElhearn on August 1, 2005 at 1:30 AM (PDT)

76

What I can see from the pics is that this thing has 3 white legs attached to a blue, translucid sphere. This sphere has then an extension on its upper part. This extension has what appears to be two “ears” and an antena. Because it has to do with the iPod then it’s got to do with music. So probable the “ears” are some sort of speakers, the blue sphere could be the base, and the antena could be used to remote control the ipod. Being it a “toy” then probably you can remote control the thing also. Syncronization with music might be included, though the “legs” don’t appear that suited to movement… probably also has some docking station for the ipod, but then also movement would be somewhat limited.

Posted by Fernando Reiter on August 1, 2005 at 11:12 AM (PDT)

77

Bluetooth headphones

Posted by Brent on August 1, 2005 at 1:38 PM (PDT)

78

Whatever it is, it looks really cool!

Posted by Austin Van Der Veen on August 1, 2005 at 5:12 PM (PDT)

79

maybe its a device that shares music betwwen ipods, i mean you plug in two ipods and they syncronise and you can choose what music to exchange. Like they say it is gonna be different and that sounds quite different.

Posted by at least istill have my ladies *looks around* dang on August 2, 2005 at 1:48 AM (PDT)

80

i think its’s a docking station with a microphone antenna and it has speaker ears. it also has something that dances to the music on your ipod, like the antenna wiggles and the speaker ears move or something

Posted by mike on August 2, 2005 at 5:58 AM (PDT)

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