Gift-o-Rama Day 9: Rock It Out

December 7, 2011 | By | 5 Comments

Welcome to Day 9 of Cruise Critic’s Gift-o-Rama, in which we’ve been unwrapping our 2011 gift picks for the cruisers among us. Better yet: You can actually win some of our choices by simply being a Lido Deck subscriber. We may be nearing the end of Gift-o-Rama, but we still have a few great ideas up our sleeves. Today’s gift, the Rock-It 2.0 Portable Speaker, is a clever little gadget that enables you to infiltrate your cabin with music from your MP3 player, phone or any other audio device, using just two AAA batteries or a USB cord. But, there’s a twist…
Congratulations to dianebrook, who receives the Eagle Creek Pack-It Compression Sac. For more information on the cool stuff we’ve been profiling daily on our ever-growing gift-guide-in-the-making, click here.

Here’s the 411 on today’s gift-list-ready find:
What it is: Rock-It 2.0 Portable Speaker ($24.99)
Why we like it: The Rock-It 2.0 and cruising are a match made in heaven. This tiny device is only about two inches long and weighs next to nothing, so it won’t take up extra space in your luggage or your cabin. But the real kicker is how it works. With the use of just two AAA batteries or a USB cord (included) The Rock-It takes music from devices such as MP3 players and smart phones and turns it into vibration sequences that are transmitted to the Rock-It pod. Attach the pod to any object (a glass, a clock, your suitcase, etc.), press play on your audio device and that object is instantly transformed into a speaker. Because it’s so transportable, and requires almost no extra accessories, it’s even great for toting to the beach while in port.
Where to get it: Check it out here.
The fine print: We’ll be showcasing one gift each day through December 9 and picking a winner of either the gift itself or a Cruise Critic swag pack at random from among all subscribers to the Lido Deck. If you’re already a subscriber or you subscribe before 6 p.m. this evening (December 7), you’ll have a chance to win a Rock-It 2.0 Portable Speaker.
Check here for the rules, and be sure to come back each morning at 10 a.m. EST to see the gift du jour — and to find out if you won the previous day’s giveaway.
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    5 Responses to “Gift-o-Rama Day 9: Rock It Out”

    1. ev heikens
      December 7th, 2011 @ 10:54 am

      That would be sooo cool. I would love it.

    2. Melissa J
      December 7th, 2011 @ 11:35 am

      I just saw something like this at a Christmas bazaar! They put it in a styrofoam cooler-fantastic sound! Wanted to get one then, but I’d made a decision to only buy gifts for my family and so I passed it up. Would be AWESOME to win this! Merry Christmas to me….. thank you. :)

    3. Mary Edland
      December 7th, 2011 @ 6:21 pm

      Would love to win this.

    4. Denise Viorde
      December 7th, 2011 @ 7:56 pm

      Great gift!

    5. Christina B
      December 8th, 2011 @ 7:07 pm

      OMG I WON!!

      Thank you so much. I cannot believe it.
      Certainly a nice way to wake up this morning.

      Merry Christmas Everyone!

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