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iHome Releases the iW1 Wireless Speakers with an iOS App
      #41554 - 10/27/11 02:43 PM

iHome today released the iW1 Wireless Rechargeable Speaker System with AirPlay. The iW1 is a portable speaker system that is easily set-up via the free iHome Connect app to stream crystal clear audio within Wi-Fi network range from your iTunes library or iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. Here is more info on this new wireless speaker from iHome:

Powered by a rechargeable lithium-ion battery and controllable by the sleek, capacitive touch panel, iOS device or included remote control, the iW1 enables a truly wireless listening experience that employs Bongiovi Acoustics Digital Power Station (DPS) technology and four (4) active speakers for premium audio performance in a compact design. Using AirPlay, owners can wirelessly stream music over Wi-Fi to the unit from iTunes on their Mac, PC, iPhone, iPad or iPod touch and enjoy music in any room of the house. AirPlay requires iTunes 10.1 or later and iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 4.2 or later.

Tech specs:

Dimensions: 12.48 x 7.32 x 3.70 inches
Weight: 6 lbs.

USB connector works with:

iPod touch (1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th generation), iPod nano (2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th generation), iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, and iPhone 3G.

AirPlay works with:

iTunes, iPod touch (2nd, 3rd, and 4th generation), iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G, iPad 2, and iPad.
For AirPlay, the iW1 must be connected to Wi-Fi with networked access to a Mac or PC running iTunes 10.1 or later; or an iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch running iOS 4.2 or later.

iHome Apps:

iHome+Sleep and iHome+Radio, and iHome Connect apps only work with iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and requires iOS 4.0 or later

The iW1 is currently available for purchase at Apple Store, Best Buy and Crutchfield for $299. For detailed product information, please visit


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