Excerpt: Just when you thought there wasn’t room for another iPod accessory, SDI drops the iHome iH5r. The first, and most closely matching, iPod-compatible alarm clock has a number of drawbacks, but makes a decent stab at conquering the bedroom with all that glossy, white, plastic glory. Before you point out that the iPod already has an alarm clock program built in, read on.
Pros: iPod integration; charges iPod; good looking
Cons: Below average sound quality; annoying alarm; limited iPod control
Excerpt: (1 items) Despite the hundreds (thousands?) of iPod accessories that have been released over the past few years, one particular type of product hasn’t been done: an iPod-focused clock radio. When you think about it, it’s a no-brainer: People like to wake up to music, so why shouldn’t it be to their favorite music? (The iPod’s own alarm function is no match for a good alarm clock, not to mention that it requires external speakers.
Pros: Radio and alarm clock are unique features, Good sound for the size, Charges iPod when docked, Excellent value
Cons: Only a single alarm, No radio presets, Quirky button layout and dial design, Remote not included