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Sweet Sound from a Light Bulb

By: Brett Cooper
on Friday, September 2nd, 2011

Have you ever wanted to get sound in a place that you did not have audio wiring, or simply don’t like the look of an ugly speaker on the wall?  Two companies, ARTISON and OSRAM SYLVANIA, both leaders in their respective markets, teamed together to solve the problem by delivering an LED light bulb withRead More…

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Zazzle Speakers – Customized with your Graphics

on Friday, August 26th, 2011

You can buy customized Tshirts, Mugs, Mousepads, Photo books etc with your own artwork, but how about an audio speaker? That’s new right? Zazzle gives you the ability. You can choose from a large selection of existing styles, or upload your own image to create a one of a kind speaker. Hey, that speaker aboveRead More…

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Logitechs New Tablet Speakers – Pump up the Volume

on Saturday, August 20th, 2011

Your tablet doesn’t quite pump out enough sound for that rave party ? Those explosions not “big” enough while watching the latest block buster ? Logitech has just announced the Tablet Speaker to help you pump up the volume. Using a rubberised clip the speakers attach to your tablet and connect via your headphone jack.Read More…

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FoxLV2 Hi-Fi Bluetooth Speaker Now Available for Cars & Bikes

on Sunday, August 7th, 2011

We all know that using a hands-free device (speaker or headset) in our cars is great safety advice, not to mention the fact that not using one can be illegal in some states. The FoxLV2 Hi-Fi Bluetooth Speaker will work fine in your car, but it will also work on your bike! Hey, it’s importantRead More…

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Beat the Heat and Listen to Tunes with the ION Water Rocker Speakers

on Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

With temperatures in the mid 90’s all over the US, many people are taking advantage of pools and lakes to cool off. ION’s Water Rocker speakers allow you to enjoy your favorite music at the same time you’re floating and splashing. The Water Rocker is a floating, waterproof speaker system for iPod and iPhone. ItRead More…

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Bone Horn Stand Amplifies Your iPad 2 Without Batteries

on Sunday, July 17th, 2011

Remember the Bone HORN speaker amplifier for the iPhone? Now they have a version for the iPad 2. The HORN is a silicone adapter that fits on the bottom of the iPad 2 and uses acoustic science to amplify the sound from the built-in speakers by 15 decibels without using any additional battery power. There’sRead More…

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Cyber Snipa Ships the Sonar Portable Mini Speaker

on Friday, July 15th, 2011

Cyber Snipa announced today that they are now shipping the Sonar Portable Mini Speaker. This pop-up speaker is compact and features a patented vacuum bass system. It is compatible with any device that has a standard earphone jack. You can also connect multiple units together for even more sound. The built in rechargeable lithium batteryRead More…

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Soundmatters FoxL Personal Audiophile Loudspeaker Review

on Sunday, May 22nd, 2011

One of the benefits of doing gadget reviews is coming across a product that is so cool, so unexpected, and so jaw-dropping that it’s almost magical. When you first see the small Soundmatters FoxL speaker, you might think it could work as a personal speaker. When you first hold the foxL and feel its heft,Read More…

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Sony Ericsson MS430 Portable Media Speaker Stand Review

on Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

Sometimes you don’t want to use earbuds or headphones to listen to music or videos on your mobile device. For those times, it’s nice to have an external speaker. The Sony Ericsson MS430 Portable Media Speaker Stand offers a compact speaker that doubles as a stand.

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Dog shaped wooden speaker

on Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

You’ve seen Janet’s reviews of other Motz wooden speakers (see related posts listed below) from Pyramid Distribution. Their latest offering is a cute doggie shaped speaker made of Apricot wood. It’s rechargeable via USB and can play music for 5 hrs per charge. This little speaker will work with any device that uses a 3.5mmRead More…

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Aluratek Bump Portable Mini Speaker Review

on Monday, March 28th, 2011

For every expensive audio component out there, there are countless cheaper alternatives; some good, some not-so-good. Aluratek makes and markets all kinds of affordable tech from eBook readers to internet radios. The Bump portable mini speaker is just what the name Implies, a speaker you can take with you in your backpack for those timesRead More…

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Sapapa knows that beds aren’t just for sleeping and you know…

on Thursday, February 17th, 2011
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

Their new Extreme bed with the Tornado headboard is a bed with the music lover in mind. The headboard features high quality twin speakers, an amplifier and a built-in sub-woofer. Designed for use with TVs, MP3 players and PCs, this system claims to offer theater-quality sound using a PhaseCue system that delivers virtual surround-sound, qualityRead More…

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Monster iClarityHD Precision Micro Bluetooth Speaker 100 Review

on Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

The Monster iClarityHD Precision Micro Bluetooth Speaker 100’s name might be bigger than the speaker itself, but it packs a lot of sound into that small space. It also makes a fine hands-free audio bridge (speaker & mic) for your Bluetooth-enabled devices. It does this in an attractive and very portable package that will grindRead More…

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Edifier MP250 Sound To Go USB Speaker Review

on Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

A couple of months ago, Julie told us about the Edifier MP250 Sound to Go portable speaker. This little sound bar for your computer looked promising as a replacement for wimpy built-in speakers, and several commenters seemed interested. Edifier sent an MP250 Sound to Go USB speaker to The Gadgeteer. Julie knows I’m a fanRead More…

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Franklin Explorer Roadie Amp’d Speaker System Review

on Friday, January 14th, 2011

It’s not everyday that I come across something that is as impressive looking as the Franklin Roadie Portable Speaker System. In photos, this thing looks really cool with its red, green and blue lighted buttons and brushed aluminum shell. Without any size reference, it looks big and powerful. Even the pricing concept looks appealing asRead More…

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Nothing goes better with music than a monkey

on Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

The Paul Frank Julius Dance Machine iPod Docking Station (take a breath) is a monkey shaped holder for iPod devices that also offers built in speakers. The speaker is portable and rechargeable, with 6 hour play time under normal usage conditions. You also gotta love the fact that the ears are the volume controls. TheRead More…

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Soundfreaq Launches the Sound Platform Bluetooth Audio Dock

on Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

Soundfreaq has launched its first wireless, multi-device-enabled hi-fi audio dock. The Sound Platform is a Bluetooth-enabled speaker, equipped to support multiple devices, including the iPad, iPhone, Android and Blackberry. In addition to providing external sound for TV shows, videos, games, Internet radio and apps like Pandora, iPad, iPhone and iPod touch users can download theRead More…

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Tunebug Shake Vibration Speaker Review

on Monday, October 25th, 2010

Since the advent of the Walkman™, we have become addicted to being connected to our music. Not just any music, but our music, sorted and selected while on the go to match our moods and activities. The vast libraries available with iPods and other digital music devices now make it expected that we can andRead More…

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Rock-It Portable Vibration Speaker System Review

on Thursday, October 21st, 2010

They say good things come in small packages and the Rock-It Portable Vibration Speaker System is no exception. However, with its surprisingly generated vibrating “pod”  it is not without its drawbacks.

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Can you hear me now?

on Thursday, October 21st, 2010

No, the iPhone hasn’t come to Verizon yet… It’s the iPhone Horn Stand Acoustic Amplifier from Vat19. Remember Griffin’s AirCurve? Same basic concept, but in a much smaller form factor. The silicone horn routes the sound from the iPhone’s speaker through tubes that acoustically amplifies it without the aid of electronics. They claim that itRead More…

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Music from your Thighs – Logitech Launches the N550 Speaker LapDesk

on Thursday, October 7th, 2010

If your idea of a work area is a comfy couch in front of a TV with your feet propped up and a computer on your lap, then you might want to take a look at the new N550 Speaker LapDesk from Logitech. It has a padded base to keep your lap happy and builtRead More…

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Modular and Portable – ROADIE Speaker System

on Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

On October 1st, Franklin Electronics will release their new ROADIE portable speaker system. Portable speaker systems are nothing new, but the ROADIE is unique for several reasons. It uses any flat surface as the speaker to provide ample volume. It’s also a 3 piece modular design that consists of the USB powered base unit thatRead More…

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Logitech Rocks the House with New THX Certified Speakers

on Monday, September 13th, 2010

Logitech might not be a brand that people typically think of when they think speaker systems. But their latest system might change that. The Z623 is a 2.1 system that is affordably priced ($149.99), offers 200W output and is THX certified. It has volume controls that are integrated into the speaker itself for convenient adjustability.Read More…

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Rock out with the Rock-it vibration speaker system

on Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

You’ve seen a few reviews of vibration type speakers here on The Gadgeteer and the jury is still out as far as just how good they sound. I have another one for you to consider. It’s the Rock-it Portable Vibration Speaker from Pyramid Distribution. The idea is that you stick this device on any surfaceRead More…

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Purrfect Portable Sound – Headphonies 3″ Hello Kitty Speaker

on Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

Hello Kitty trinkets usually don’t catch my eye, but I can’t help but smile at this little 3″ Headphonies speaker from Mobi Technologies. This tiny speaker has a built-in hi-fi amplifier that allows it to output 2 watts of sound. Ok, it’s not going to rattle the windows, but what do you expect from aRead More…