Fabian Oefner wanted to bridge the acoustic and visual worlds by showing the relationship between the two. Dancing Colours is his effort to make sound wave visible. He did this by rigging a camera and flash to a microphone, so every time sound is generated, the camera takes a picture.
West Elm has come up with a way to disguise what can be ugly pieces of technology, speakers. They now have in stock ceramic animal speakers in a soothing glazed white shell.
The speakers are compatible with most music players that use a 3.5mm mini plug and no batteries are required to keep you music playing.
* The ceramic animal speakers are available through West Elm for just $49.00 and free shipping within the USA
In the age of smart phones with enough memory to store a respectable number of songs, the portable speakers industry has really taken off.
The latest in the rage are the X-mini MAX II which come with a rechargeable battery and are fitted with a standard 3.5mm audio jack so they can be plugged into your PC as well.
*The X-mini MAX II portable speakers can be purchased for just $40.95 from Top Ten Reviews
If you are looking for some really rad speakers, look no further than Moonlight Wireless Speakers. The not only function as speakers but also emit a soft glow so that they can be used on pathways or in the pool at night.
I found this on MTV Geek , it’s a novel way of turning your old soda cans into speakers for your portable players or smartphones. It’s simple as slipping a little gizmo into a can that has its top cut off! Amazing what can be recycled and re-used, no pun intended!
There is a major trend towards placing the latest technology next to one of mans oldest construction materials, wood, like these iPhone speakers from Koostik. We saw it with the bamboo speakers and now Koostic has speakers made of solid wood that amplifies the normal iPhone sound by up to 2 to 4 times. The design makes the music sound like the band is playing unplugged, certainly better than the sometimes tinny sound more common to smaller speakers. Koostic has also introduced the mini Koo, as well as the wooden speaker for iPads. [Read more...]
The Orca speakers are from Blumenstein Speaker company that operates out of Seattle, Washington. The speakers are made from a mixture of sustainable materials including banana plant fibre, Birch plywood, Plyboo Bamboo Plywood and Titebond III waterproof wood glue for long-term durability. The sound quality of the speakers is supposed to be phenomenal, without subwoofers they are perfect for listening to music in your cubicle without disturbing your neighbours. With the addition of a subwoofer or two, the bass reveals itself and they adjust to being surround sound speakers.
It looks like there are more and more accessories that we can’t live without in our day to day lives, some of which are Mp3 players, specifically iPods.
Have you ever wished to play some of the music you have on your iPod for someone when you are nowhere near your main music database? Well, then you need a Music Balloon!
Aren’t they cute!