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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Attention DJs: POP Phone Is Like Your Headphones, Only Uglier and Less Functional

Posted By on Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 2:55 PM

Finally, the "purple telephone" look you DJs have been asking for.
  • Finally, the "purple telephone" look you DJs have been asking for.

Want to look like you're chatting aimlessly with your girlfriend when you're actually working deep in the DJ booth, cueing up the next record? 


No? Us neither. But if you do, there's now a product for you!

It's called the POP phone, and yes, it really is as ridiculous as that picture over there implies: The thing basically works just like those big headphones you DJs already own. The main difference? It looks like a telephone handset from 1983 that was hand-painted by a colorblind kindergartener.

What's the point of this new thingamajig? Howabout we let its publicist explain:

In seven bright color options, the handset acts as a headphone alternative, and helps add a little flair to the DJs hipster style, and eliminates lame "headphone hair". It also conveniently leaves one ear open so he can pay attention to what's going on around him, and simultaneously hear his beats. The best part? At only $29.90 and compatible as a cell phone handset, there's use for it afterhours.

Oh, well, we think get it now. It's for adding "a little flair to the DJs hipster style."

Update: Nope. We still don't get it.

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