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iRock Rocking Chair Charges Your iPad With Kinetic Energy

Posted By Jennifer Chait On January 14, 2013 @ 9:00 am In baby gadgets,gadget | No Comments

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iRock [2] is also designed to charge any other Apple device. Made with pine wood and painted in shiny white or various other hues, the chair’s design is appealing [7], but think about this: The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) notes that the annual cost of charging an iPad [8] every other day is only around $1.36 a year. Considering you’d have to shell out a whopping €1300 for this chair, and factoring in that this chair isn’t exactly eco-friendly, you may be better off with a $10 charger. Also, how many gadget minded items do you really need [9]? You tell us. Would you buy the iRock?

+ iRock estimated price €1300 [1]

+ Micasa Lab [2]

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[1] iRock: http://www.irocknow.ch/index.html

[2] Micasa Lab: http://www.micasa.ch/de/cp.lab-irock

[3] rocking chair: http://www.inhabitots.com/5-eco-friendly-rockers-gliders-for-babys-nursery/

[4] rock your little one to sleep: http://www.inhabitots.com/ontwerpduo-rockid-resting-space-lets-parents-and-baby-rock-together/


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[6] Image: http://www.inhabitots.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/irock-rocking-chair.jpg

[7] chair’s design is appealing: http://www.inhabitots.com/new-dwellstudio-gliders-and-ottomans-are-sfi-certified/

[8] annual cost of charging an iPad: http://gigaom.com/2012/06/21/so-how-much-does-it-cost-to-charge-an-ipad-every-year/

[9] how many gadget minded items do you really need: http://www.inhabitots.com/the-ipotty-toddler-potty-that-comes-with-built-in-stand-for-ipad-ingenious-or-ridiculous/

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