The debate on whether or not to keep the headphone jack around has been an extremely prominent discussion in the past few months. For those who don’t yet wish to give up their favorite pair of wired headphones, Podo Lab’s Jack may be the solution. The adapter adds wireless functionality to any pair of headphones, or speaker.
Jack also solves another all too familiar scenario facing those wishing to share audio with friends. Want to watch a movie with your significant other without waking up your roommate? Want to jam out with your friend on your morning commute to work? Jack has you covered.
In terms of its design, Jack is encompassed by a slim plastic casing accented by a stainless steel clip. Like other Bluetooth adapters, Jack has a 3.5mm headphone jack and multipurpose button, as well as a micro USB charging port. Battery-wise, the device’s 300MAh battery earns you 12 hours of audio playback. Similarly to other Bluetooth adapter, Jack’s main feature is the ability to add wireless functionality to any pair of headphones. More interestingly though, Jack allows multiple units to be synced together in order for you to share audio content with your friends.
Audio can also be streamed from one Jack to another, effectively adding Bluetooth functionality to any 3.5mm equipped device. So if you want to wirelessly listen to a movie from your Bluetooth-lacking TV, Jack can supplement your setup. Jack is a great complement to your car as well. While older vehicles may lack Bluetooth, many are equipped with a 3.5mm input, meaning Jack can add wirelessly audio playback to your car without breaking the bank.
Jack can currently be pre-ordered for $29 on Indiegogo, which is $10 less than the adapter’s future retail price. Multi-packs are also available as well, so for $49, you can score two Jacks, down from the $80 retail price. Podo Labs campaign had initially set out to raise $20,000, but has already hit almost $900,000, exceeding the goal by over 4,000 percent. If all goes as planned, Podo Labs will be shipping Jack later this year in July.
Podo Labs is back with our third and most popular product yet! Jack is a Bluetooth audio adapter that cuts the cord between your headphones and phone. You can even sync headphones and share audio with a friend. Jack uses the latest Bluetooth and hi-fi audio technology to bring you the sleekest design, the best sound quality, and the easiest to use adapter compared to any competitor out there.