iDOG - Little dog, big sound. iDOG Rocks to your music! And when you plug it in, it even plays your music! With a built-in speaker, a distinct array of moods, and a personality that changes with the music you "feed" it, iDOG is a faithful music companion. Included dual connector cable plugs into your music player so you can play tunes through iDOG; listen to your music through your headphones while iDOG rocks out or simply place it near a speaker and watch iDOG move and groove to the beat. Flashing LED lights change color depending on the type of music you play. Changing light patterns respond to your touch or the amount of music your "feed" iDOG to express moods ranging from loneliness to pure pup ecstasy! Compatible with most portable and non-portable music players. Includes dual connector cable.
In case you haven't seen it already, you can get a pet for your iPod. It's a speaker, it dances and it's freaky. Now available in black. Boo yah.
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