You see a lot of products for both iOS and Android-based products that incorporate a speaker into the docking station, but many don’t offer compatibility across multiple devices, and they make extremely poor stands if you’re wanting to actually use your table or smartphone while getting better sound out of the speakers. Enter the Opus Speaker Stand. This device, made specifically for Apple products, can fit a range from over-sized iPad to iPhone 4 and up to the iPod Touch. One side amplifies the device’s natural speaker while the other firmly locks it into place. Now you never have to Read More
We’ve carried some turntables on here before. Call it a deep respect for the past, or just an enjoyment of the crackly old grooves from yesteryear, but there is something very welcome about tearing open a new vinyl and allowing that needle to cruise along from one track to another. Now with the McIntosh MT5 Precision Turntable, you’ll get a cleaner, fresher sound than ever before without having to sacrifice the unique quality that makes vinyl, vinyl. This one is a two-channel premium that allows you to hear every note as if you’re hearing it for the first time. Cool, Read More
Sound Band is the headset without speakers. Instead of having to remove your ear buds whenever someone is trying to tell you something, you can instead leave your ears open to any stimulus from the outside world while actually listening to music or audio books or answering phone calls without disturbing anyone else. Sound Band uses sound reverberation to deliver the song or podcast or whatever directly through skin and tissue, so that you’re the only one, who hears anything. It drapes around the back of your head, where you’ll find a button you can push for easy access to Read More
It fits in your pocket. It gives you powerful, robust sound at a 360-degree listening vantage point. And it even acts as a speaker phone. Welcome to the world of the Sol Republic Wireless Speaker that uses Bluetooth technology to allow pairing to other music sources, even if it’s way across your house or apartment. The Wi-Fi capabilities promise to be some of the strongest around. But if Bluetooth pairing isn’t your thing, don’t worry about it. Sol Republic has you covered there, too. Use the Stereo-In or Stereo-Out jacks for a direct connection, or simply to breathe life into Read More
Shapeways is known for its creative use of 3D printer goods that you can buy directly from the website. While there are a lot of decorative items available, few deliver the functionality to go along with it of the iPhone Tuba Amp. Simply connect your iPhone to the dock and use the 3D printed tuba to blast out whatever tunes are on your playlist. This is a great choice for those of you with retro tastes, who’d like to bring back some of that classic look without sacrificing the digital quality sound. Makes for a nice conversation piece as well!
It was only a matter of time before the energy efficiency of solar power did its voodoo on home audio. Introducing the Rukus XL, which makes an extra-large ruckus for certain with two tweeters, two woofers, four passive radiators, and 22 watts of stereo sound that’ll keep you rocking all day and into the night. There to help is the internal lithium battery, which generates 8 hours of non-stop music or you can just go off the grid with AC power however long you want. Works wirelessly with Bluetooth enabled devices, including smartphones, tablets, and computers, so no matter where Read More
Why does every speaker that you see have to act like a speaker, all black and boxy, unable to make that seamless blend into the full design of the room that it’s in? Well, Polk Audio Woodbourne seeks to rectify that with an elegant build and a 180-watt amplifier to ensure that you get a sound worthy of the price. In addition to the quality of function and craftsmanship, you can also enjoy the full Bluetooth works with AirPlay when you’re feeling unplugged. The speaker itself is two feet long and features a wood finish top that will make you Read More
The Franc Analog Tele-Phonographer is for you gentlemen, who prefer a touch of nostalgia in your home audio without sacrificing the everyday quality that you’ve come to expect from the world of digital. This piece from artist Christopher Locke is as rare as they come, so you’d better venture over via the buy link and reach out to him before someone else gets it. The device allows you to charge your iPhone 4, 4S, and 5, and also works with an iPad or iPad Mini. The music receives a nice boost from the old-timey setup, and you will have a Read More