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Tag: Sound

Bop Gun Funkifies Your Life With Weird Sounds

Bop Gun Funkifies Your Life With Weird Sounds
Is your life dull and boring? I know what you need! You need to get funky, and get yourself a Bop Gun to shoot it at all the funkless souls and objects in your world.

Acoustic Cloak that Works in Air: (Not Quite a) Cone of Silence

Acoustic Cloak that Works in Air: (Not Quite a) Cone of Silence
Metamaterials are awesome in that they promise future ways to make real objects invisible to the eye and to block acoustic signals. This would be the prankster’s ultimate weapon. Imagine a suit that would allow you to sneak around unseen and unheard.

NetMix Player Takes the Grunts Out of Wimbledon

NetMix Player Takes the Grunts Out of Wimbledon
I happen to think watching tennis is right up there with watching golf and watching paint dry. The sports might be fun to play, but watching them on TV leaves me in a bored stupor. I also don’t care for watching soccer on TV, but I do recall when the World Cup was going on all those fans who brought out those noisy Vuvuzela horns.

$40,000 Speakers Make You Feel Like Marty McFly in Back to the Future

$40,000 Speakers Make You Feel Like Marty McFly in Back to the Future
These substantial looking speakers are the Mark Neumann Coliseum XLS and they’ll blow your socks off, just like Marty McFly in Back to the Future. If you have any question about how beefy they are, the pair has a shipping weight of 580 pounds!

Sneaker Speakers Go Super-Size

Sneaker Speakers Go Super-Size
I can honestly say that when I first reported about a pair of sneakers with speakers built into them, I was pretty sure it would be the first and the last time I’d have a post with “Sneaker Speakers” in the title.

ADEL Inflatable Earbuds Look Comfortable (And a Little Freaky, Too)

ADEL Inflatable Earbuds Look Comfortable (And a Little Freaky, Too)
We’ve all been taught at a young age to never judge a book by its cover. I guess the same applies to these strange-looking earbuds that promise a whole new level of comfort when it comes to enjoying your music.

Cardboard Boxes + Cotton Balls+ DC Motors = Art?

Cardboard Boxes + Cotton Balls+ DC Motors = Art?
The elements that the artist used to create this art installation sound like a material list for my kindergarten daughters latest art project. In fact, she has brought home all sorts of art using cotton balls from Santa to little Easter chicks.

Ningen Gakki Turns Random Body Parts Into Not So Random Musical Instruments

Ningen Gakki Turns Random Body Parts Into Not So Random Musical Instruments
Here’s another fun toy from the minds of Japan’s Takara Tomy. The Ningen Gakki [JP] is an interactive electronic game that turns various body parts into musical instruments – sorta.

AQsound Wireless Speakers: Darth Vader Approved

AQsound Wireless Speakers: Darth Vader Approved
Spring is upon us and that means that summer is not too far off. That being said, it’s always cool to find a way to play your tunes on the patio or in the garden without spending too much money.

TDK Sound Cube: It’s Hip to Be Square

TDK Sound Cube: It’s Hip to Be Square
TDK isn’t exactly a brand that’s made its mark on the U.S. tech scene since back in the cassette tape days, but with their recent, awesome retro boombox, and now this cool portable stereo, they’re definitely making a comeback.

Duet 2 Lets Mac Heads Record Pro-Quality Music

Duet 2 Lets Mac Heads Record Pro-Quality Music
If you are a Mac user that likes to record things like live music or podcasts, a new device has surfaced from Apogee called the Duet 2. This is the follow up to the original Duet and is designed specifically for Mac users.

Old-Gen Games Get Next-Gen Sounds (ish)

Old-Gen Games Get Next-Gen Sounds (ish)
The other day, Lambert spotted a brief clip of Super Mario Bros. updated with modernized audio. Turns out the same guy put together a video with a bunch of other games updated with “ULTRA NEXTGEN AAA Sound Design,” as he calls it.

Yamaha Noise Generator: The Next Best Thing to the Cone of Silence

Yamaha Noise Generator: The Next Best Thing to the Cone of Silence
If you need to have a private conversation, you could find an office with a door on it, but if you happen to work in a cubicle farm, it might be difficult to have a conversation without your neighbors eavesdropping.

Trip Sound Suitcase Sure to Annoy Terminal Dwellers

Trip Sound Suitcase Sure to Annoy Terminal Dwellers
Every time I fly, I end up sitting next to the rudest person in the terminal. You know the sort that spreads out his stuff all around, talks loudly on the phone, and hogs both armrests.

Klang Ultrasonic Speakers Beam Sound Right Where You Want It

Klang Ultrasonic Speakers Beam Sound Right Where You Want It
It gets really annoying when someone at my house is playing music or something on the PC in the office. You can hear the sound in the living room just as easily as the office. The really annoying part is that my son thinks those Sonic the Hedgehog videos on YouTube are hilarious so I have to listen to them over and over.

DSLR Camera Speaker: Sir, Can You Turn Down Your Camera? It’s Awfully Loud.

DSLR Camera Speaker: Sir, Can You Turn Down Your Camera? It’s Awfully Loud.
The guys over at Brando have a long history of selling unusual gadgets from Asia, and this one is no exception. What we have here might look exactly like a DSLR camera, but it’s actually a speaker.