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— Music

NYNE’s NH-6500 iPhone and iPad dock doubles as a guitar amp

By - December 4, 2012 6 Pictures
Home audio developer, NYNE, has revealed an all-in-one docking tower for iPods and iPads that promises to play music from a wide variety of sources and includes a convenient new feature for musicians. Aside from connecting to other devices using the typical Bluetooth, USB, and 3.5-mm connections, the NH-6500 speaker also converts into a functional guitar amp with the addition of a guitar control. Read More
— Wearable Electronics

CommBadge Bluetooth wearable smartphone speaker invokes Star Trek

By - November 21, 2012 5 Pictures
When one considers how long mobile telephone communication has been available, it’s perhaps surprising that we’re still largely relying on finger input to answer calls and write emails. CommBadge aims to fix this with a wearable Bluetooth speaker that pairs with Android and iOS, and isn’t too far removed from something Star Trek’s Captain Jean-Luc Picard might wear. Read More

TDK bluetooth speaker wirelessly charges your phone

TDK showed off several wireless speakers at IFA 2012 last week, but it looks like the company wasn't done with new products in its "Life on Record" line just yet. The company recently unveiled a new Wireless Charging Speaker that could simplify the process of streaming audio through your phone. Aside from playing high quality sound through Bluetooth, the speaker can simultaneously charge any mobile device resting on top of it through an induction charge pad. Read More
— Music

Classic Vox Teardrop and Phantom guitars return as Apache travel guitars

By - July 16, 2012 5 Pictures
Sadly, the funding campaign for the Unlimited travel guitar with built-in speaker that we covered late last month was unsuccessful, but fear not because VOX Amplification has come to the rescue in impressive retro style. The company has dipped into the past to bring back two of its most iconic guitar shapes as modern travel/practice instruments. The beautiful VOX Teardrop and Phantom have been reborn as the Apache Series, each featuring two speakers, built-in effects and rhythm patterns, and the ability to jam along to favorite tunes via direct input from an external MP3 or CD player. Read More

Sounder iPad amp, available in yellow, black and Coney Island Boardwalk

The Sounder is an iPad and iPhone 4/S stand and natural amplifier which promises to double the volume of the docked device. The Sounder contains no electronics or active elements and each amplifier is hand made from reused wood, and each is unique. The three versions of the Sounder which Sounder Industries offers include a model made from timber which originates from the iconic Coney Island Boardwalk. Read More
— Health and Wellbeing

Pacifier Activated Lullaby device uses music to teach premature babies how to feed

By - May 21, 2012 1 Picture
One of the myriad of hurdles premature babies must overcome after entering the world too soon is learning how to suck and feed. To address this problem and get premature babies feeding and out of the hospital sooner, Florida State University (FSU) professor Jayne Standley has developed a pacifier that provides musical reinforcement every time the baby sucks on it correctly. Read More

"Dolphin speaker" could pave the way for human-cetacean communication

While there’s little doubt that dolphins are saying something to one another with all their clicks, squeals and whistles, we’re still not entirely sure just what it is that they’re communicating. We may be getting closer to figuring it out, however, as Japanese scientists have created an underwater speaker that’s capable of playing back the creatures’ entire acoustic range. The next step - see how they respond. Read More
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