Beautiful! This bluetooth speaker defies gravity to bring sweet, sweet music to your ears

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Tech on Thursday 6 November 2014

It’s been touted as a world-first — and we can’t really argue with that. For pip’s sake, it’s a levitating bluetooth speaker that looks like a relic from science fiction. The OM/ONE floats with the help of a magnetic base that propels its speaker orb in mid-air, so now you know it’s not voodoo. It’s so […]

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Junk Case: rock out with a suitcase

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in New Design on Wednesday 20 March 2013

Do you ever feel like your self-indulgent tendencies often plunge you into a dark and strange world of non-social music listening? You know it’s happening when you constantly find yourself, headphones fixed nicely, listening to a range of usually not so socially acceptable tunes. Maybe it’s Celine Dion, Britney Spears, Shania Twain or a continuous […]

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SPONSORED: Logitech’s UE Mobile Boombox

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in New Products on Wednesday 19 December 2012

Even though it’s compact in size, the Logitech UE Mobile Boombox knows how to make an impression. Feeling exceptionally light, I decided to weigh the Boombox in and it tipped the scales at a tiny 300 grams. With a battery life of 10 hours, the quality of sound it provides across a range of musical genres is exceptional for it’s size (we ran everything from Sonic Youth to City and Colour through it). Like the big brother (the Logitech UE Boombox) the Bluetooth connectivity lets the office DJs control the sound from a range of devices.

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Logitech’s UE Boombox: Hours of fun in the office

Elise Boyd Editor

By Elise Boyd in New Products on Friday 14 December 2012

Being a creative business and having music playing all day, we’ve decided that an extremely favourable addition to our Newcastle office is Logitech’s new UE Boombox. [We’re giving one away, enter now!]

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New shower head features Bluetooth speaker

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in Tech on Wednesday 21 November 2012

Kohler just released a new product that allows users to be showered in music. The Moxie shower head features a waterproof Bluetooth speaker and attaches to the center of the shower head via magnet. This rechargeable shower head is the first of its kind to combine a best-in-class shower head with a high-quality music experience. […]

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Shimi: the first musically intelligent robotic speaker dock

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in Tech on Friday 21 September 2012

So you have an awesome MP3 collection. Who cares if no one’s dancing to it. Well, with Shimi, you have a dancing buddy no matter what tune is spinning. This is ‘a real robot with artificial intelligence that analyzes music it plays through his speaker-ears and generates real-time unique dance moves to bring the music […]

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Plumbing meets the audio world

Nini Baseema Contributor

By Nini Baseema in New Products on Thursday 9 December 2010

We’ve seen audio speakers in suitcases, not too long ago, and now there are audio speakers handmade from PVC pipes. Hmmm, I wonder what’s next?

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A-Box ammo box speakers

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Products on Monday 19 April 2010

Dutch audio accessory company Thodio has a sweet line of MP3 speakers built into antique ammunition boxes. The punk rock teenager in me would get this in a second if not for the $339 price tag.

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LaCie FireWire Speakers

Derrick Stembridge Reader Find

By Derrick Stembridge in New Products on Monday 25 August 2008

The LaCie FireWire Speakers combine Neil Poulton’s stunning industrial design with superb digital audio technology. With a frequency response of 90Hz-20kHz, they deliver powerful, vibrant sound for your music, movies and games. Easily connect them to your computer or MP3 player, it comes with built-in FireWire cable — so there’s no need for batteries or […]

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