Portable Speaker in a Bag

Chant from The House of Marley

We can't vouch for the sound quality but here's a speaker to match your Birkenstocks: the House of Marley Chant. … [Read more...]

Airstash – WiFi Flash Memory Stick Targets iPad

Airstash for iPad/iPhone

[UPDATE: This article was modified on April 12, 2012 to correct some errors after we received and tested our own AirStash] [also, check out our post on the iUSBPort and how it compares to the Airstash] Given that Apple refuses to allow users to easily attach flash memory to upgrade the storage capacity of its products, there have been many work-arounds. For example, the … [Read more...]

Minirig Portable USB Speaker – Yes, we like it LOUD

Minirig Portable Monoaural Speaker

If you like your sound LOUD but don't care about stereo imaging, then why not drop a nice big can from Minirig down on your desk? It's rough and tough - made from an anodised aluminium reminiscent of the MacBook Air. It pumps out 15 watts of sound from a little can that is 72mm x 102mm in size. And it's battery can last up to 50 hours on a single charge! Okay, there's a … [Read more...]

Airplay Speaker – Loewe AirSpeaker

Loewe AirSpeaker

If you are an iPhone/iPad user, you are probably already familiar with AirPlay and its ability to stream audio/video content from any of your Apple devices to other AirPlay devices. For instance, send video from your phone, laptop or iPad to your AirPlay compatible television, or any television with an AppleTV device attached to it. Several manufacturers have already put out … [Read more...]

Cut the Cable – Jabra Sport Bluetooth Stereo Headset

Jabra Sport bluetooth headst

Yes, it's running earphones day! Check out our previous post on running earphones with the Sennheiser CX680i. If you are looking for a pair of running earphones, this could be your best bet. The Jabra Sport bluetooth stereo headset is a pair of earphones for running and other sweaty sports that comes with 'Military Grade' rain, dust and shock protection (whatever that … [Read more...]

Running Earphones – Sennheiser CX 680i

Sennheiser CX680i Sports Earphones

If you're looking for the best running earphones, you have a lot more choice now than there used to be. However, defining 'best' is going to be a personal experience, since no two ears are exactly alike and manufacturers are trying to hedge their bets by making earphones that adapt to a variety of different sports activities. At the very least, the best sport earphones … [Read more...]

PogoPlug Mobile – Another Personal Cloud Server Service

Pogoplug

2012 is going to be "Year of The Cloud", no doubt about it. First, there was great hoohaw made by Apple's announcement of iCloud earlier in the year. This was then followed by a number of products and services that offered 'private' cloud storage services - one of which we just blogged about last week: Netgear N600 Router - Personal Cloud Server with its "ReadySHARE Cloud … [Read more...]

Bigstream iOS Wireless Media Streaming Device as alternative to Airplay

Bigstream iOS media streamer

The Bigstream is an interesting idea that isn't quite ready for prime-time but we're talking about it in case there's someone out there who can really benefit. In a nutshell, it's a device that enables you to wirelessly stream the contents of your iOS device (iPhone, iPod, iPad) to a television screen. It works with native iOS apps like Photos, YouTube and Videos - plus, … [Read more...]

Audyssey Powered Speakers with optical audio input

Audyssey Lower East Side Media Speakers

At the end of July, we posted about AudioEngine's wireless stereo system extender and how it well it would be complimented by a pair of powered speakers. Well, here they are - Audyssey's Lower East Side Media Speaker. Not only can you plug the AudioEngine's receiver directly into one of the speakers with the stereo mini-jack but the speakers also accept optical audio (hence … [Read more...]

Thunderbolt HDMI converters

thunderbolt-hdmi-converter

Those shiny new MacBook Air's have a Thunderbolt port just waiting to be exploited but there's slim pickins' at the moment... all dressed up but nowhere to go. If you want to learn more about Thunderbolt and what it all means for you, check out our article: Thunderbolt port and Thunderbolt accessories. However, in the meantime, you should be able (theoretically) to plug … [Read more...]