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iHome iW3 Portable AirPlay Speaker

iHome iW3 AirPlay SpeakeriHome launched their long anticipated iW3 AirPlay speaker. The iW3 is the latest addition to iHome’s growing list of AirPlay enabled speakers. It features a rechargeable lithium-ion battery for portability, USB dock, aux-in and IR remote. For sound, it has SRS WOW HD for clarity and deep rich bass along with Reson8 speaker chambers for additonal clarity depth and power. Available in black, red and grey.

Available now for $199 from iHome.


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iHome iW5 AirPlay Speaker

iHome displayed their full AirPlay speaker family at CES from models iW1 to iW5…wait iW5? That’s right! The iW5 is the smallest yet (think chunky clock-radio sized), displayed in black but with rumors of a white version to follow soon. Either way, interchangeable front covers should enable you to express your inner Warhol, dressing up your speaker with color as the mood strikes.

Details are sparse, but check out iLounge for the family photo and more info on the rest … read more >>

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iHome iW4 AirPlay Alarm Clock

iHome iW4 AirPlay Alarm Clock

iHome announced their latest AirPlay speaker, the iHome iW4 Alarm Clock ahead of CES 2012.

The iW4 is the first AirPlay alarm clock. It features WiFi and an ethernet connection.

On the clock side of things the device offers dual programmable alarms, wake and sleep to AirPlay devices, docked devices, FM radio or alarms and a gradual wake feature.

Sound is enhanced through SRS TruBass and amplified by 20 watts of power.

There’s also a remote control.

Price is $269.99 …

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Available AirPlay Speakers for Every Budget

Available AirPlay Speakers for Every Budget

At the start of 2011, anyone who wanted an AirPlay speaker had one choice: the Zeppelin Air. Over the year we’ve seen the list of AirPlay options grow steadily, and today we have 15 unique models to choose from. Although these aren’t the most affordable speakers out there, the promise of untethered sound and ease of use helps justify the cost.

While some of these may seem insanely expensive, they aim to make up for it in superior design and … read more >>

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Cyber Monday AirPlay Speaker Specials

It’s Cyber Monday so if you haven’t picked up an AirPlay compatible speaker or device now is the time to get one at a great price. Check out the specials below and always check your favorite local retailers:

  • Save $30 on the iHome iW1 at Amazon or BestBuy.
  • Save $169 on the JBL On Air Wireless at Amazon or save $110 at BestBuy.
  • Save $20 on the Klipsch Gallery G-17 Air at Amazon.
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iHome iW2 Coming Soon?

iHome iW2 AirPlay SpeakerOne of our readers, Todd M., pointed out that an iHome iW2 has shown up on The listing was removed, but now it’s back! To add to that it’s available for preorder at Future Shop with an expected ship date of December 16, 2011. We might see these in time for Christmas.

To refresh your memories, the iW2 was iHome’s second AirPlay enabled speaker. As you can see from the picture it’s a similar form factor to the … read more >>

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Updates: iHome, Sony, Libratone Speakers Available and Current Options

iHome, Sony and Libratone AirPlay Speakers now Available

Current AirPlay Options Living Chart

Lastly, we want to announce our AirPlay Speakers: Current Options and Alternatives Living Chart. This chart lets you can see … read more >>

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iHome iW1 User Experience

Were you one of the first to get your hands on the long awaited iHome iW1? Please let us, and our visitors know, by posting your first impressions in the comments below.

Here’s a few comments from our visitors moved and reposted here. Thanks to Casey Britt, Dan and Bd :)

Casey Britt 02. Sep, 2011 at 8:23 pm
So I just got mine in. The “free gift” is a portable iPhone speaker in a zipper case. Pretty awesome!Anyway first impressions
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iHome iW1 Available Aug 31 at 2PM EST

Yes! According to iHome, the long awaited iHome iW1 is available Wednesday, August 31st at 2PM EST.

From iHome:
“The wait is over! We’re excited to announce that the iW1 AirPlay wireless speaker system will be available for purchase Wednesday, August 31 at 2PM EST at

Due to your overwhelming response on the mailing list we expect our initial supply to sell out within the first day. Please note we will be replenishing our stock as quickly as possible … read more >>

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