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Gramophone For iPhone and iPad

just when we were talking about how Gramophone-style speakers almost always comes in natural amplification form, we stumbled upon yet another beautiful power-free example, also based on Gramophone design (obviously), coming from Restoration Hardware. this device or accessory, if you prefer, is simply known as the Gramophone For iPhone and iPad – a name that is as simplistic and beautiful as the hardware itself. obviously, this speaker aims to up the sound coming from your iDevice by using the theory of natural sonic amplification and thus, it is completely void of any form of electronics. the Gramophone For iPhone and iPad features an iron and brass horn that is capable of amplifying your device’s volume by three-four times and a rustic solid wood base that doubles as the iDevice dock. Continue reading Gramophone For iPhone and iPad

Philips x Armin van Buuren M1X-DJ Sound System

it used to be, a party at the beach or anywhere outside of your pad can be achieved by a boombox over your shoulder and a couple of mix tapes. that was when Flash Dance was a hit and before college kids started huddling into giant speakers-rigged house. well, it looks like the tide is going to change again, but this time boombox and mix tapes aren’t in the equation – in their place would be this sleek Philips x Armin van Buuren M1X-DJ Sound System introduced at the recent IFA. the M1X-DJ is a DJ controller and a sound system rolled into one, offering features like Apple Lightning connector, Bluetooth connectivity, supports for Alogriddim djay 2 app, 80 watts of power output, and most importantly, an integrated DJ controller for mixing and scratching your mixes with two professional-grade platters, complete with cross faders and controls. Continue reading Philips x Armin van Buuren M1X-DJ Sound System

OPUS Universal Device Stand with Sound Amplifier

we must have seen tons of stands for iOS and Android devices, and dozens of them dealing in natural amplification, but hardly any that can actually claim as one-size fits all and by all, we do mean nearly all devices – ranging from smartphones to tablets. this is where the OPUS Universal Device Stand with Sound Amplifier shines. first off, we are most certainly impressed by the accessory when not in use: they kind of looks like the yin-yang thing where two halves come together by the force of magnet, making it one handy ball-like form for easy storage and transportation. when ready to use, just pull the black and white stand apart, mount them on each end of your device and your device is all set for video chat, surfing the net, or watching movies. the stand is design to provide optimal viewing angle and doubles as a natural amplification for your device. one side offers natural amplification of your device’s speaker, while working in conjunction with the other half to prop up the device. Continue reading OPUS Universal Device Stand with Sound Amplifier

JBL OnBeat Rumble Bluetooth Sound Dock

being a geek with a discerning style taste, you probably wouldn’t settle for anything less in the look department and that applies to any gadgets that you own (or will be owning). with the JBL OnBeat Rumble Bluetooth Sound Dock, you can safely check the style ‘prerequisite’ off from your gadget’s must-have checklist and since, it hails from JBL, a Harman/Kardon subset, it is safe to assume that you could also check off the audio performance boxes. ogles and drooling asides, hard specifications include 50 watts of audio goodness pumped out through dual 2.5″ (64mm) tweeters and a 4.5″ (114mm) down-firing subwoofer Continue reading JBL OnBeat Rumble Bluetooth Sound Dock

Belkin Thunderstorm Handheld Home Theater

Belkin Thunderstorm Handheld Home Theater
we would choose to enjoy a good HD movie on iPad over a large screen full HD TV if not for the sound that doesn’t quite match the visual awe that iPad’s Retina screen has to offer. however, with the Belkin Thunderstorm Handheld Home Theater, we might just change our stance. touted as the world’s first portable, full-range stereo speaker system for the iPad, this case-like accessory fit flush with your iPad and features front-facing stereo speakers powered by Audifi, ported speakers and integrated air channels for richer bass and depth, built-in high-efficiency amplifier, a la-Apple’s Smart Cover magnetically attached folding soft cover that doubles as a viewing stand Continue reading Belkin Thunderstorm Handheld Home Theater

ORA Sound System for iPad

ORA Sound System for iPad
ORA Sound System for iPad | from US$99.00 | oraaudio.com

it is no secret that iPad audio performance is anything but loud or fantastic which is a real mismatch with its beautiful high resolution display. this is where the ORA Sound System for iPad might comes in handy. with the ORA, your iPad will be instantly equipped with an array of eight front-facing speakers encased in a beautiful aluminum case which also doubles as an iPad protective case. an optional Smart cover-style magnetic protective cover offers a complete protection while doubling as a stand for your ORA-equipped iPad. Continue reading ORA Sound System for iPad

iRock Rocking Chair

iRock Rocking Chair Blue
iRock Rocking Chair | about €1,300 | www.micasa.ch

admit it: you do love to laze on a rocking chair while you surf or read with your iPad all day, don’t you? however, you gram’s rocking chair wouldn’t suit a geek like you. what you need is the iRock Rocking Chair, a rocking chair that generates power to charged up your iPad while you rock away, ensuring that the pad is constantly juiced for the long rocking day ahead. the chair features a generator that translates the rocking motion into useful electrical current for you device via a couple of gears and a belt, a discreetly integrated dock for your iPad Continue reading iRock Rocking Chair

ION Jukebox Dock iPad Speaker

ION Jukebox Dock iPad Speaker
ION Jukebox Dock iPad Speaker | US$99.99 | www.ionaudio.com

to be honest, we have once dreamed of owning a jukebox, well, may be not all of us but anyway, that dream was sort of crush when we knew that it would take thousands of dollars of hard earned money away from us and CD ain’t or vinyl ain’t popular anymore. gosh and we are thankful for that else, we are not sure if we could handle that many CDs and not getting them lost here. still, our love for this old school music box never dies and fortunately for us and every other old schoolers out there, there’s a modern, less space-consuming and more wallet friendly, 21st century jukebox known as the Jukebox Dock iPad Speaker. Continue reading ION Jukebox Dock iPad Speaker

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
(photos: B&O) Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3 | £449.00 | www.bang-olufsen.com

the new iPad has an eye-watering display but its sound reproduction is measly at best. so, for a complete near-audiophile entertainment experience, you will need a little assistance from a gadget like the BeoPlay A3 from high-end electronics maker Bang & Olufsen. so what exactly is the A3? well, it is a stand, a case and a speaker all rolled into one, for your iPad. it offers a nesting area for your iPad, whereby when nested, it adds an acoustic edge to your iPad with B&O’s Adaptive Stereo Orientation that actually knows how your iPad is placed and choses which of its four speakers to activate. Continue reading Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3

AeroPad Two by Jarre

AeroPad Two by Jarre
(photos: Jarre) AeroPad Two | €699.99 | www.jarre.com

the problem with abundance supply of sound docks is the monotony in the design department. you know it goes: things become stale as manufacturers ran out of idea and start to turn out goods rather half-heartedly. hence, it is refreshing to see a beautiful design such as this AeroPad Two by Jean Michel Jarre (the same folk who brought to you the world’s tallest sound dock). in case you haven’t notice, the AeroPad Two is a sound dock with a built-in 30-pin connector for your iDevices, including your iPod, iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad. Continue reading AeroPad Two by Jarre