JVC’s Touchscreen iPod Friendly Boombox

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JVC has upgraded that classic underrated audio fixture- the boombox into the 21st century by giving it an iPod dock and touchscreen. They’ve even brought a futuristic method of waking it up from standby into the picture; you wake it up from standby mode by waving a hand in front of the system, ...

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Ceiling Fan with Built in Speakers

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While I applaud the convergence of technologies with the forthcoming Hunter Concert Breeze ceiling fan with integrated speakers, I believe this is probably not a good combination. The speaker is located in the center below the blades and receives the audio signal from a Soundolier Maestro 2.4GHz wireless transmitter which you hook up ...

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Old iPods Turned into Speakers…for iPods

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For $100 one crafty geek DIY’er made himself a pair of speakers from old iPod shells. It looks pretty cool, albeit slightly rough edged. Hollowed out and with a speaker where the click-wheel used to be, there’s a 2.25″ speaker in there powered by a standard AA battery. To make these required some ...

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8 Foot Tall Speakers Look like Old Phonographs

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Most speaker designers tend to go towards the modern futuristic look, smaller, rounded, perhaps even sleek. But not so with these Speciman XL Horn speakers built for musician Andrew Bird. They’ve taken the opposite approach and gone massive, clunky and retro with speakers that look like something out of the Flintstones. The ...

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Phillipe Starck Designed Speakers and iPod Dock

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Famed designer Phillipe Starck got his chance to design a set of speaker and iPod dock and he came up with the Zikmu, a set of striped conical shaped devices. Built by electronic design firm Parrot, the two and half foot tall speakers have both WiFi and Bluetooth to receive the audio signal, ...

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Computer Speakers with Hidden Camera

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These innocuous looking desktop computer speakers have a little secret; they’re actually holding a hidden spy camera. The great thing about these speakers is that they actually work as speakers too. That random stuffed animal nanny camera on your shelf isn’t fooling anyone! Nobody will suspect these speakers are actually a camera (as ...

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Wearable Toy Piano Shirt

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Musical shirts are all the rage these days. You can make yourself one of these wearable toy piano shirts and then get together with someone who has the Electronic Drum Kit Shirt and start a shirt band. Unfortunately the piano shirt is just a one-off made by a crafty modder who basically ...

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Boynq Alibi Webcam- Hello There

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The Boynq Alibi webcam from Brando looks like it’s popping out of a vase to say hello. This 1.3mp webcam also has an integrated speaker (sound comes out the bottom). It sort of looks like a snake coming out of a basket to the sounds of a flute. Either that or some ...

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