Ion Block Rocker invites public humiliation

CNET's Donald Bell puts the Ion Block Rocker iPod Speaker to the test as a mobile Karaoke machine.

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The world is overrun with bookshelf speaker systems for the iPod, but finding a powerful, portable iPod boom box is surprisingly tough. The Ion Block Rocker isn't the prettiest thing we've seen, but it is one of the most practical and affordable ways to blast your music outdoors.

For better or worse, the Block Rocker also does a damn fine job as a mobile karaoke machine (as I skillfully demonstrate in this video ). Along with a few pints of liquid courage and an iPod stocked with pop music, this thing is humiliation on wheels.

To learn more, check out our full review of the Ion Block Rocker portable speaker system.

About the author

Donald Bell has spent more than five years as a CNET senior editor, reviewing everything from MP3 players to the first three generations of the Apple iPad. He currently devotes his time to producing How To content for CNET, as well as weekly episodes of CNET's Top 5 video series.

 

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