Tune Togs

Just out for Christmas: a new toy in the hood. The Hoodio, a hooded fleece jacket with a built-in FM stereo created by novelty toymaker Wild Planet, is a solution to the age-old problem of teens seeking ever better ways to tune out the world. On sale exclusively at GapKids (around $70), the Hoodio runs on three AAA batteries and features two small speakers in the cowl charged by a PDA-size power pack and controlled via a tuner panel sewn into the sleeve.

The jacket is waterproof and machine-washable (after removing the snap-on electronic parts, that is). Finding a good FM...

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