Apple iPad i-Luv Speaker Bar

i-Luv have created a speaker bar that can function with an Apple iPad (when launched). The bar is simply an external speaker that hooks up to a 3.5mm jack socket and allows a whole range of devices to be connected up to it.

The i-Luv speaker is called the iSP150 and it is powered by 4 AAA batteries.

The Bar Speaker costs $34.99 and is available now on the i-Luv website. [Read more…]

Microsoft Cuts Zune HD Prices

Microsoft [MSFT] have cut the prices of Zune HD models recently bringing the touchscreen media player down in price to $190 for a 16GB model ($32 cheaper) and the larger 32GB model has dropped to $250 by about the same amount.

As well as Amazon dropping the prices, Microsoft have also dropped prices along with Walmart and a number of other retailers although Amazon seems to have the largest discounts at the moment. [Read more…]

Sony A845 Walkman – Slimmest Ever

Sony have announced a new walkman today called the Sony A845 Walkman. The device measures just 7.2mm in thickness and has a 2.8 inch wide OLED screen. The A845 has high quality audio by using the S-Master Digital Amplifier along with Digital Clear Audio.

Digital noise cancelling is built in that is capable of clearing about 98% of ambient noise under certain conditions. Connectivity to a TV is also possible on the walkman via an AV cable that is provided as an optional extra. The quality of video output to TV is SD rather than HD. [Read more…]

Universal Apple iPod/iPhone Dock Patent Revealed

iPod-Dock-Patent-1A new patent for Apple [AAPL] has been published that gives details of a new universal docking station that is compatible with a number of devices that can be connected to it.

The system uses an elastic sponge-like material that conforms to the shape of the attached device meaning that special adapters are not needed to make the music players and phones compatible. By using this method for a dock it will allow you hassle free connections to any of your Apple devices. [Read more…]

FleXpeaker – Thin Flexible Audio Speaker

flexspeaker-thin-speakerFleXpeaker is a flexible speaker that can be bent to a certain point without distorting the audio being produced by it.

It was created by a company called ITRI that are based in Taiwan and from the technical specs it shows that the speaker has a frequency range of 500Hz to 20KHz giving it a fair bit of the hearing range.

The speaker it’s self is very thin and can be mounted on a wall for example. ITRI are also looking in to the possibility of linking a number of these together to create a larger wall of sound so to speak. [Read more…]

Memorex iPod Dock Launched

Mi9490PBLK-QTRview_hiMemorex have launched the Mi9490PBLK iPod dock sound system that is compatible with both iPods and iPhones. It is capable of 30 watts of power output and also allows you to listen to radio and audio CD’s.

Memorex’ Sound System is the first in a series of new products that has full compatibility with all iPhones including the new 3G S.

[Read more…]

Star Trek Enterprise Record Player

Star-Trek-Enterprise-Record-PlayerTaken from the Star Trek Model Gallery we have here an Enterprise record player. It was designed from the NCC-1701 from the new Star Trek movie and uses the saucer section as the turntable where the music entitled “Space” can be seen playing.

Unfortunately it’s not real and just designed along with 24 other real random looking Enterprises from the film. [Read more…]

Zune HD Ready for Pre-Order

platinum-zune-hdThe Zune HD wait is nearly over. Microsoft have now announced that their Zune HD will be available on September 15th at various online stores such as Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart and the MS store.

The Zune HD is capable of outputting video to screen at a resolution of 720p making it (as the name suggests) HD. Also included in the device is HD radio as well as either 16GB or 32GB of storage capacity. [Read more…]

Tainell T500 Portable Media Player

tainell-t500The Tainell T500 is a portable media player that has a 5″ screen capable of displaying 1024 x 600 pixels. The screen is also touchscreen.

The T500 is powered by an Intel Atom Z510 1.1GHz processor. It has 1GB of RAM, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth as well as GPS built in. [Read more…]

Zune HD Spy Video

ZuneHDOver at the recently held GDGT party a Zune HD was on show. The demonstrator strictly said no pictures could be taken although the person who recorded the video still captured it anyway (they did say pictures, not video).

As can be seen in the video after the jump, the interface runs very smoothly. Windows Phone OS will actually be using a very similar style interface when launched soon. [Read more…]

Headphone Cord Cassette Tape Caddy

fred_rew_cord_caddyWhen using headphones you usually end up with the wires getting tangled due to them being slightly too long. This little accessory allows you to shorten the cables slightly and hide away excess cords.

The cords are wrapped up nearly in this cassette tape caddy which is designed to look like an old-school microcassette. [Read more…]

GeoSafari Digital Recording Lab

geosafari_digital_recording_labThe GeoSafari Digital Recording Lab is a device that allows you to mess around with a bunch of sounds. There are 59 projects included that you can choose to work through which show you how different sounds are created.

The components used to make the sounds are permanently installed on the main board and the user just needs to connect them together with wires. The project book shows the user the correct orders to wire it all up and at the same time teaches you how transistors, capacitors, resistors and other components actually work. [Read more…]