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Amplifiear Amplifies Your iPad’s Dumb Speaker

It wasn’t until I’d written the name at least five times that I realized the Amplifiear isn’t called the “Amplifear” after all. That’s not to say I’m disappointed: I’d much rather have an acoustic amplifier for my iPad than a small, buzzing metal box that amplifies the terror in my heart until my emotions are torn into rags and my live becomes a fearful shuffle from corner dark corner.

The name clearly comes from the words  [Read More…]

Click the image to open in full size. The Hive dock, created by Jake Waitzman, uses no power, or electricity to amplify the iPhone’s onboard speaker and magnify the screen to two times its size. According to Waitzman’s Kickstarter page, the Hive Dock works by simply placing a “Fresnel lens parallel to the iPhone’s Retina Display at a set distance of 4 inches” and “channeling the sound into a concave chamber that projects the sound  [Read More…]