If there are two things my gadget addicted friends love right now – it’s tinkering with their iPad 2’s and upgrading their home theater setups. Both are fun to do but rarely will those two really meet, that is, until iLuv thought of a way of combining these two hobbies. [Read more…]
A Floating iPod Sound System
I’ve written a lot of posts regarding audio players and audio docks in this blog. I think it shows that the audio market has strong support from buyers and even with a large number of product offerings the market is still open to the introduction of new products especially those that offer a unique feature. [Read more…]
JVC Introduces Dual Dock
Multimedia docks became very popular when Apple’s i devices took off. The product that opened the door to docks was the iPod. Many manufacturers came out with various products to maximize the use of the iPod so that people can share their music in a larger environment. The introduction of other Apple portable devices means new dock configurations and figures will also be introduced. [Read more…]
Eton Soulra XL
I love listening to music. In fact, I can’t go out without making sure I have my usual gear – two iPods for all of the new music I need to listen to, a Sansa Clip+ that I use for FLAC files, two in-ear buds and two headphone amplifiers. Yes, that’s my normal gear for just going out to run errands. [Read more…]
Arcam launches irDock solid iPod dock
The world of iPod docks is severely crowded, but when one from Arcam comes along it really is worth sitting up and taking note.
This really is an audiophile-grade dock for iPod and iPhone users. It doesn’t output audio itself, but instead allows you to connect to any hi-fi or home cinema system.
GEAR4 launches SoundOrb Aurora soundbar
If you like the concept of colourful visuals to accompany your music, the GEAR4 SoundOrb Aurora could be just for you.
Not only does this soundbar pump out all your audio, via its built-in iPod dock, but the EveryColour ambient light feature cycles the LEDs through thousands of different colours.
Sony and Best Buy create ALTUS home audio products
Sony is claiming a “unique co-operation between manufacturer and retailer” as it announces a new line of home audio products to be sold exclusively in Best Buy stores throughout the US.
Products in the ALTUS range will include iPod docking stations, wireless PC audio systems, plug and play speakers and Blu-ray disc players.
Apparently, Best Buy customers are a special breed, which is why it took two years of collaboration to come up with the brand.