Well, I don’t know that much about Aluratek, but their new Bump Speaker line looks kind of interesting.
For $50 (USD), you get the AMS01F which is an FM clock radio “boombox” that plays music from SD cards or a line-in jack.
Sometimes I worry about designers. I mean, sometimes I’ll look at a product and wonder what need is being filled by this one. Once that is established, I’ll move on to trying to figure out why on Earth it was designed in the way it was.
Speakal has been peddling some iPhone and iPod speaker docks for a while that are very strange and look like animals and various other things. The company had the iPig a few years back and is back with a new versions of the iPig called the Cool iPig.
As we all know the saying “there’s an app for that“, here’s yet another new use for your iOS devices – remote-controlled LED lights.
The iGloLEDset is a special color-changing LED light set which can be remotely operated using your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad.
Luxury electronics manufacturer Bang & Olufsen are entering the iPod/iPhone accessory market with the BeoSound 8, which is set to take the world by storm. Well, honestly, it’s just another iPod dock. At least this one looks cool.
This ridiculous looking little boom box snaps onto the bottom of your iPod, letting it belt (or is it chirp) out some fat (or is it skinny) beats.
Homade’s Boom Dock connects to your iPod’s dock connector and has a little speakers inside of it.
I never really was that interested in an iPod Nano, but this little watch band might make me change my mind. It basically makes your iPod Nano look like a bona fide watch. Plus, it also looks pretty good.
There are a lot of folks out there who have an iPad or iPhone that like to stream content with from various sources like YouTube, Netflix, their video camera or their media library. The catch is that it can be a hassle getting that video onto a larger screen for viewing.
Remember the guy who created those goofy walking iPad and iPhone robots? Well, Terasaki-san is back with a new addition to his i-Family, the iPod nanobot 6G.
By building one of his walking contraptions onto the back of his brand new 6G iPod nano, and giving it a face, he’s created the cutest darned anthropomorphized iPod nano ever.
They say that necessity is the mother of invention and so the story goes with the Rampant View helmet cam system. A guy and his son wanted a cheap helmet cam for a ski trip so they cobbled up something from foam and other materials to hold the 5th gen iPod nano that has a camera inside.
iHome has one of the largest ranges of iPod and iPad docks around. The company has added one more offering to that range today with a new dock called the iP3. The new device has Bongiovi Digital Power Station tech inside with 50W of power if you’re looking for some serious sound.
Last Christmas I bought my son one of those games with the Star Wars brand that you were supposed to be able to control with your mind. The idea was you could move a ball up and down a tube just by thinking about it.
In an interview with the Litchfield County Times, York Street Studio co-owner Linda Zelenko said, “If you look at all the stuff out there, all the objects are these ugly plastic things,” she said. “That was basically the genesis of making something that kind of bridges the gap between an ugly plastic thing and a beautifully designed piece to integrate home furnishings and technology.”
Generally, the geeks over at the FCC that work on testing all the gadgets we tend to love and use constantly are just trying to be sure that the gear doesn’t cause interference of some sort that will make planes drop out of the skies and cars honk uncontrollably.
I’m not sure what the deal is with all these guys combining Apple tech with wood, but here’s yet another iPod/iPhone dock crafted from a tree.
This dock is finished in cedar wood and includes integrated Altec Lansing speakers.