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Tag: Audio

Star6 iPhone Sampler Synth Lets You Rave Out in Real Time

Star6 iPhone Sampler Synth Lets You Rave Out in Real Time
Star6 is a new iPhone app that turns your phone into a sampling synthesizer, perfect for live electronic music performances. Created as a collaboration between musician Jason Forrest and Agile Partners, Star6 not only lets you record your own samples or play a variety of pre-loaded sampled sounds, but you can send your own sounds to your phone over a Wi-Fi connection.

…and This Little Piggy Had Sound

…and This Little Piggy Had Sound
How many times have you said to yourself: “I could really use a new speaker for my MP3 player, but I really want one that looks like a pig. Oh, and I happen to live in Japan.”

Fiio Ps1110 Walkbox Portable Speaker: Boom for Your Buck

Fiio Ps1110 Walkbox Portable Speaker: Boom for Your Buck
anythingbutipod’s Andreas Ødegård recently reviewed FiiO’s PS1110 Walkbox, a portable speaker. The Walkbox turns out to be a good deal, churning out surprisingly loud sounds in such a small package while still being cheap. As in Chinese product cheap.

Big Bang Speaker is the Bomb

Big Bang Speaker is the Bomb
Crank out some explosive sounds from your media player with this speaker that looks like a bomb. The Big Bang Speaker (a.k.a. the “Sound Bomb”) has the look of one of those ACME cartoon bombs that blew up in Wile E.

USB Tube Delight Audio: Modern Sound Card in a Retro Package

USB Tube Delight Audio: Modern Sound Card in a Retro Package
Brando’s got a portable sound card for you, and it’s packaged in a cute, totally not senseless, vacuum tube-style case. All you need to do is plug it in to your computer via it’s mini USB-to-USB adapter, plug in your headphones and/or mic, and you’re good to go.

Teac Vpi Scoutmaster Ii Turntable Will Break Your Back and Your Bank Account

Teac Vpi Scoutmaster Ii Turntable Will Break Your Back and Your Bank Account
Weighing all of 48 lbs, VPI’s award winning Scoutmaster turntable is a literal heavyweight. But now it’s got a big brother, the TEAC VPI Scoutmaster II, with an aluminum block platter that weighs 19 lbs and a total weight of 53 lbs.

Puffy Stereo Backpack: Take the Spirit of 1998 With You

Puffy Stereo Backpack: Take the Spirit of 1998 With You
Fydelity’s Stay-Puff Stereo Backpack is just begging to bust out some Beastie Boys or Q Tip. Equipped with a 3000 milliwatt amplifier, the backpack’s built-in speakers can play music for up to 8 hours on 4 AA batteries.

Mur-01 Seat With Built-in Speakers: Now That’S a Seriously Rocking Chair

Mur-01 Seat With Built-in Speakers: Now That’S a Seriously Rocking Chair
Feel the full force of Mastodon on your butt with the MUR-01 rocking chair from Irisohyama. The built-in 8.5-watt 2.1 speaker system will assault your body with sound. Or will it just massage your body? How loud is an 8.5-watt speaker system anyway?

Lavod Bike Speaker Plays Mp3s From Your Handlebars

Lavod Bike Speaker Plays Mp3s From Your Handlebars
This handy gadget adds a complete digital sound system on the handlebars of your bicycle. The Lavod Bikeman LFB-615 clips onto a sturdy mount on your bike, and lets you play your favorite digital tunes through its built in amp and directional speaker.

Ozaki Imini Pet iPod Dock/Radio/Alarm Clock: Cute or Just Plain Creepy?

Ozaki Imini Pet iPod Dock/Radio/Alarm Clock: Cute or Just Plain Creepy?
I’m pretty sure that the guys at Ozaki love Brando. My proof? Ozaki’s iMini Pet. Like most of Brando’s gadgets, it’s a mish mash of functionality – in this case an iPod dock, a radio and an alarm clock – with a touch of weird – a stuffed pet that can “dance” as music is being played.

Super Mini Cube: World’S Tiniest (and Most Useless?) iPod Speaker

Super Mini Cube: World’S Tiniest (and Most Useless?) iPod Speaker
Welcome to another edition of Cute or Stupid?, a feature that I personally don’t want to do anymore but fate seems to want me to continue, so. Here we go: up for deliberation is the Super Mini Cube, allegedly the world’s tiniest speaker.

Miffy Digital Audio Player: Minimalist Cuteness

Miffy Digital Audio Player: Minimalist Cuteness
Miffy is a children’s book character made by Dutch author Dick Bruna in 1955. Although she’s obviously a rabbit, her resemblance to Hello Kitty has made her a hit not just in the Netherlands but in Japan as well.

Pocket Boombox: Hifiman Portable Audio Player With Modular Amp Bay

Pocket Boombox: Hifiman Portable Audio Player With Modular Amp Bay
Most of today’s portable media players already have good sound quality, but their output can still be significantly enhanced using amplifiers. The only problem is, short of making a frankenplayer, there are currently no PMPs that have built-in amps.

Wd Tv HD Media Player Should be Integrated Into All Hdtvs

Wd Tv HD Media Player Should be Integrated Into All Hdtvs
I hope that in the future we can just plug in our storage devices into our HDTVs and access the stored media without the need for a separate gadget. I also hope that in the future I’ll have an HDTV.

Forget Htpcs: Cheap Hard Drive Enclosure Doubles as Media Player

Forget Htpcs: Cheap Hard Drive Enclosure Doubles as Media Player
Fresh off the docks – or however gadgets are shipped from China – this slightly weird but nonetheless useful device, a HDD enclosure with a built-in media player. The aluminum enclosure is compatible with 3.5″ SATA drives and even has a built-in fan to ensure your hard disk stays (relatively) cool.

Sony X-Series Walkman Reviewed: Finally, a Media Player Worthy of the Walkman Name?

Sony X-Series Walkman Reviewed: Finally, a Media Player Worthy of the Walkman Name?
While it’s a bit late in the game, Sony’s X-series Walkman looks to be the company’s best PMP, as reviewed by T3. The X’s OLED screen and superior audio quality pleased T3’s Brian Ashcraft, saying  “It sucker punches the iPod from the off with cracking sonics, ” and “the OLED screen here thrashes the iPod’s LED one” and “It leg drops the iPod’s fat mama.”