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Sharper Image offers iPulse Bear

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By LC Angell

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Published: Friday, November 17, 2006
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Gearing up for the holiday shopping season, Sharper Image is offering an iPod-compatible stuffed bear with built-in speaker. The iPulse Bear “hugs your music player in a pouch in his belly,” while a hidden cable connects to the headphone jack of any iPod or other MP3 player. The $40 bear also has glowing eyes and LED lights that pulse to the music’s rhythm, frequency and volume. The iPulse Bear, available in white or brown, runs on four C batteries or an optional AC adapter ($10).

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Can we all just pull the plug on this one right now? Please?

Now if this thing behaved like a grizzly version of Chucky…THAT would be ‘bloody’ cool.

Posted by flatline response on November 17, 2006 at 5:13 PM (PDT)


that’s very, very scary. Reminds me of the killer robot Bobo that Professor Frink built for Mr. Burns. (shudder)

Posted by Lawrence Mikkelsen in New Zealand on November 17, 2006 at 6:31 PM (PDT)


cute idea but why didn’t they make it a kangaroo instead?

Posted by clifford on November 18, 2006 at 1:14 PM (PDT)


I am purchasing several so that I can have a chorus of cute cuddly little bears playing music in harmony—not!

I’m with “flatline response” on this one.

Posted by FahrenheiPod 451 on November 18, 2006 at 1:50 PM (PDT)


hehehe i think i might buy one for my dog. then he can listen to music while he plays with his chew toy.

Posted by Papa Hobo on November 18, 2006 at 9:30 PM (PDT)


well, the target audience for the bear are people who probably don’t research stuff on ilounge!

and yeah, it should’ve been a kangaroo!  or a oppossum.  that’s a marsupial too, right?

Posted by funkpod on November 20, 2006 at 11:03 AM (PDT)


wow everybody, lighten up!
its cute!

Posted by angela on November 27, 2006 at 4:31 PM (PDT)


i have one of these and there soooooooo cool!!!!  and cute it has a fuzzy nose!!!

Posted by izzy bo bizzy on November 16, 2008 at 7:48 AM (PDT)

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