In this article, we will share with you some devices that use AA batteries to charge USB-powered small electronics. These devices provide a convenient way to stretch the time between wall outlet recharges.
Ever since we saw Michael Phelps with his headphones at the Olympics not only have we asked the question, “What’s on Michael Phelps’ iPod?”, but more importantly, “How can we too enjoy music in and around the water?”. With science continuing to advance in developing underwater headphones, water lovers can now bring their tunes with… [Continue Reading]
Earbuds just aren’t for everyone. They can be uncomfortable and many simply don’t offer the same sound quality and noise-cancelling benefits traditional, of over-the-ear headphones. While the concept of wireless headphones has been around for years, they have long taken a backseat to earbuds, mainly due to portability issues and an overall lack of quality sound… [Continue Reading]
If you’re a music lover who spends a lot of time on the road, you don’t want to fumble with an iPod’s controls to enjoy your music. So what’s the solution? An iPod stereo receiver for the car. And there’s no need to break the bank – here are four of the best options available… [Continue Reading]
Wireless earbuds allow you to listen to an iPod or MP3 player without a tangle of cords. They are particularly useful for listening while you are engaged in sports. There are two types of wireless earbuds: those that transmit wirelessly via an iPod adapter, and those that attach directly to an iPod shuffle. Most of… [Continue Reading]
A few months ago, MetaEfficient profiled an energy efficient home speaker system for the iPod. But what if you want to bring your music with you on the go – and share it outside your headphones? You’ll need a set of portable speakers that are just as mobile as your MP3 player. Following are six… [Continue Reading]
Yes — manufacturers — make more devices like this one. The Monolith MP3 player is fused into a solid 1.5mm aluminium casing — not stuck together with glue or screws. It’s a unique manufacturing process pioneered by the manufacturer, Estar Laboratories. Testers have run the player over with a car, shot the player with a… [Continue Reading]
The Boomtune Mini is a portable speaker system that incorporates a tripod design and has a 2 x 1W output. It runs on one AAA battery. Boomtune Mini can be used with almost any MP3 player. It appears to only be available in Japan. More information at Yanko Design – thanks for the tip.
This CD player for your car also features a USB port and a SD Memory Slot for MP3 playback. Made by H&B, it seems to be only available in the UK for about £78. A CD player by Pyle, available in the US, seems to do similar things, since it has a “Universal USB 2.0… [Continue Reading]