This $1300 rocking chair can charge your iPad
0. phoneArena 06 Nov 2012, 02:53 posted on
Everyone likes rocking chairs. They are classy, comfy, and their gentle movement can easily send you into a relaxed afternoon nap. But what happens when such a traditional piece of furniture meets modern technology? That is when contraptions like the iRock chair are created...
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14. laheelahee (Posts: 213; Member since: 09 Apr 2012)
lol.. w/ that money, i could buy everything new from their line up
new ipad, ipad mini, ipod touch, ipod nano
19. Nadr1212 (Posts: 741; Member since: 22 Sep 2012)
Just ANOTHER way 4 apple to make $
They're on a role, baby!!!
2. Savage (unregistered)
It doesn't even come with cushions or upholstery. Who gonna buy this?
3. RaKithAPeiRiZ (Posts: 1488; Member since: 29 Dec 2011)
very soon there will be long lines outside furniture shops for this
4. kurtdean94 (Posts: 7; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)
Well that settles it. Apple product are for grannies
15. g2a5b0e (Posts: 3577; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)
Even worse. A $1,300 charger that can only charge your tablet a third of the way. Garbage.
6. gothicheart (Posts: 83; Member since: 17 Oct 2012)
omg, this is really gonna sell good at the nursing home. thanks, but i'd rather stick with my nokia...and live life to the fullest...
7. IliyaBeshkov (Posts: 248; Member since: 09 Jul 2012)
this is for all grandmas in US who has the 3 gen iPad... :D
9. whysoserious (Posts: 318; Member since: 20 Jul 2012)
Cool! I hope they could also create a blender or a microwave oven that will charge an iPhone 5 when inside it and turned on.
10. Nikolas.Oliver (banned) (Posts: 1574; Member since: 01 Jul 2012)
lmao 1300 bucks for a charger and chair...
11. ibap (Posts: 738; Member since: 09 Sep 2009)
All you Adafruit geeks out there - surely you can come up with a retrofit for a conventional rocker? I had a rocker when I was in grad school that I finished myself, and you can still get something similar for $50, or buy a used one.
How much can the charger parts cost?
12. mambocream (Posts: 29; Member since: 10 Jun 2011)
Grannies rejoice! Now if they can only make a walker that charges...
13. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)
Jeezes cant these idiots come up with anything worse than this P.O.S.? 1,300$ for this P.O.S.? Not even the elderly cant afford this crappy chair.
17. JcHnd (Posts: 81; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)
Such a dumb idea... but anything can be sold this days... just saying
18. ddeath (Posts: 167; Member since: 14 Apr 2012)
Looks like Apple stuff are really for the old people after all. Reminds me of the Samsung ad where the son queued for his old parents to get the iPhone.
20. tandrash (Posts: 1; Member since: 05 Dec 2012)
It's a great gimmick for those with more money than sense. If you want to see some more rocking chairs I suggest you check out rockingchairsuk.com