Whether youâ€™re a fan of music, podcasts, or audiobooks, thereâ€™s nothing quite like being able to take your favourite audio with you wherever you go. Itâ€™s even better when you donâ€™t have to worry about wires. This Cult of Mac Deals offer takes care of you on both fronts â€“ and at a price that sounds just as sweet.
The Soundbrick is a high-quality Bluetooth speaker that gives you [Read More...]
Siri defaults to speaking responses back through the speakers of the iPhone and iPad, and often quite loudly at that. Though you can control Siri’s volume level independently of general system audio levels, having the voice of Siri be set to a very quiet level isn’t much of a solution if you actually want to hear responses. This is made worse in crowded situations or areas with a lot [Read More...]
The Amplifiear from BiteMyApple is a nifty little accessory that clips onto the corner of your iPad and boosts its sound output. It’s specifically moulded to amplify and direct the sound from your iPad’s speaker, and it promises to increase its volume by up to 10 decibels.
Amplifiear by BiteMyApple Category: Accessories Works With: iPads 1-4 Price: $ 24.99
While the iPad’s speaker might not need amplifying in [Read More...]
Hey fellas. You know what the laydeez love more than anything? Ferrari-branded gear, that’s what. When they see a man in a Ferrari jacket, or toting a Ferrari laptop, or – best of all – topped with a Ferrari baseball cap, do you know what she thinks? She thinks that you must own a Ferrari! Or that you drive one for a living, probably in those macho Formula One races.
More than [Read More...]
Yeah, that’s a bit of sarcasm up there in the hed; there’s obviously no lack of choice regarding Bluetooth speakers. This year’s CES exploded with Bluetooth, and it doesn’t seem a day goes by that a manufacturer doesn’t release another model.
iHome is more about, well, more;Â so instead of releasing one, they’ve released four.
Three of the colorful Bluetooth boxes are available now: The bare-bones, cube-like iBT16 ($ [Read More...]
The Big Jambox is pretty much the rockingest portable Bluetooth speaker you can get, but at $ 299, it’s not cheap. If you don’t mind a couple of minor aesthetic blemishes, though, you can now get a Big Jambox for about the price of the regular Jambox: around $ 158.
The deal is being made over at All4Cellular, which is offering the Big Jambox speaker (refurbished) for about half off in Graphite [Read More...]
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...]
As someone who travels quite a bit for work, I make sure to pack a set of headphones with me wherever I go. But when Iâ€™m sitting on a patio or in my hotel room writing away, sometimes I want to untether my ears and let the music fly. This Cult of Mac Deals offer will help you do the same â€“ thanks to BOOMBOT2.
The BOOMBOT2 is available to [Read More...]
Boinggggg! You can bounce this little fella around. Go on — he won’t care.
BRV-1 by Braven Category: Speakers Works With: Anything Price: $ 179
Say hi to the little Braven BRV-1. Take a while to get acquaintedâ€¦ Youâ€™re going to be spending a lot of time together this summer. Why? Because not only does this little fella sound pretty good, he can follow you almost literally everywhere you might go â€“ beach, [Read More...]
Loud and proud. Photo credit Nuria Gregori
Rocksteady XS by Killer Concepts Category: Speakers Works With: Anything Price: $ 100
The Rocksteady XS is meant to be a tough, loud outdoor speaker. And it is. But how does it stack up, sound and feature-wise, against some rather stiff competition?
The speaker offers some great features. Itâ€™s aluminum, and yet costs just $ 100. It has Bluetooth, but also has a jack [Read More...]