Tag Archive: Acoustic


Iphone diy box

You could easily make your own iPhone amplifier dock from a shoebox. Or better, an old wooden wine case. Or best of all, you could get out your clamps, drills, router and hot glue and go medieval on some pile of wood’s ass. If you choose the latter route, then you should download the plans (totally SFW) from Renee at Red Bird Blue – her amazing creation is what  [Read More...]

iPhone Ringtones Covered On Acoustic Guitar

Da-duh-duh-da-duh-duh-da-DUH-duh. So goes the familiar tune of the iPhone’s default Marimba ringtone, as recognizable (and yet not nearly as annoying) as Nokia’s Gran Vals.

And yet what if you want to mix things up a little, but not too much? Greg Pierce, the wonder-developer at Agile Tortoise – responsible for Drafts, Terminology and others – has done the hard work for you, re-rendering iOS’ alert sounds on acoustic guitar.

Marimba is great, but you can also  [Read More...]

Braeburn Acoustic Dock For iPhone 5 [Review]

There are almost no iPhone 5 docks available right now, and that’s for two reasons. One is that Apple has only just let manufacturers start including the new Lightning connector in their products. The other is that the new iPhone has only been around for like five minutes.

Braeburn has managed to get around the former problem by asking you to use your own Lightning cable, and the latter by, well —  [Read More...]

You’re not going to exactly want to replace your tape measure, but as far as iPhone hacks go, this is about as cool as it gets: Acoustic Ruler allows you to measure distance up to 82 feet using a blast of pure sound.   Here’s how it works. To measure anything, you need either two iPhones running Acoustic Ruler or a wired mic. If you have two iPhones, you just load up the app in both of them, move the  [Read More...]