Pretty much everyone I know listens to music on their tablet. Most listen with earphones, which are great when you're going mobile. But for those of us who are chained to our desktops and looking for a way to amplify our tunes with some retro charm, the Sounder will do the trick.
When you think of a "boombox," the image of a large cassette player with two massive speakers hoisted on a fella's shoulders usually comes to mind. Allow Hannes Harms' 0.5mm thick stainless steel speaker to change that mindset.
If you want some tunes in your living room but your clutter sensitive partner can't stand the thought of an iPod speaker screwing up their designer decorated space, this sofa lets you indulge without creating an eyesore.
Like so many other technophiles, I'm eager to embrace wireless for everything in my home. My dream is to cut the cables, but my reality is nowhere close to that. To enjoy music on speakers, I either have to connect my computer or iPhone through an audio-out cable or dock the iPhone into a 30-pin compatible boombox. That's hardly an elegant solution that befits my wireless fantasies. That's where the Sonos Play:3 steps in. It's a speaker that can blast music wirelessly from hundreds of online music services and stations that I can control entirely from any iOS or Android device with an master app. There are plenty of wireless solutions cropping up on the market right now, sure, but Play:3 makes it easy as pie, and doesn't completely drain your piggy bank in the process.
With a speaker hole that's about the size of a grain of rice, it's not surprising that the iPhone 4 can't exactly generate room filling sound. While most people simply add a dock to amp up the sound, this horn speaker made from an old discarded trumpet is way cooler.
There are two suave ways to blast music on the go: carry a modern boombox or sling on a DSLR speaker over your shoulder. Yup, this baby is isn't a real camera, but a MP3 player and speaker in disguise.
Here's something you don't get to see everyday: a speaker that is thinner than Apple's teensiest iPod Shuffle. This ceramic speaker isn't all about shedding the weight, it's also so beautiful in circuit design that we'd hang this thing on our walls if we had one.
Getting something for nothing is always good, which is probably why we tend to find solar powered gadgets so appealing. This solar powered iPod speaker from Hammacher Schlemmer fits right in, giving you up to an hour of free playback...
Playing Rock Band or Guitar Hero can be tons of fun, but the effect isn't very realistic if all you're hearing is the wimpy little speakers built into your TV. Polk's solution is the HitMaster, a powered speaker that looks...
This is a portable speaker that plugs into devices such as cellphones and portable media players. Simple enough, right? But wait! It's shaped like an old cassette tape! So retro! I don't know how you can possibly resist. Only Hot...