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The great thing about a free market economy as that anyone with half a brain can create and sell anything they see fit. No more 5 year plan for us. We make as many AudioBuddies as we want.

Anyway, it's a nice concept that will probably end up being a trade show giveaway instead of a viable product. It's a retractable, 2-foot iPod cable with an audio jack at one end and an iPod jack on the other. It also comes with a RCA converter for when you want to hook your Mini up to your Coby receiver.

AudioBuddy iPod cable retracts [PlaylistMag]