It’s tough to win break dance battles when you are still rocking a ghetto blaster from the 90’s. Improve your b-boy stance and your sound quality with the TDK 3 Speaker Boombox Audio System ($375). This modernized version of the classic boombox comes with a high-excursion dedicated 6-inch subwoofer and two 6-inch coaxial drivers for the highs. Plug in your iPod, put on some Wu-Tang, and show ’em what you got. (via)
With all the recent advancements in wireless technology, a hi-fi home audio system has become a necessity. The Libratone Live Speaker ($699.95) sets the bar for single-speaker audio solutions. The Scandinavian design makes it look more like furniture than audio equipment, and the sound quality is top-notch. The speaker comes equipped with Libratone’s FullRoom acoustic technology, AirPlay wireless audio streaming, and digital amplification to pump up the tunes when the party gets going.
When you want portable jams, you need some good portable speakers. The Logitech Mini Boombox ($99.99) is a modern-day Ghetto Blaster with up to 10 hours of play time, touchscreen controls, Bluetooth connectivity, internal speakerphone, and enhanced bass. Pump up the volume at your next house party with your iPhone securely in your pocket.
When you are tired of hooking up your iPhone to your speakers through a wire, its time to move on up to a bluetooth enabled portable speaker. The Jawbone Jambox ($179.99) is the smallest, best-sounding wireless speaker on the planet. This tiny Jambox is powered by a pair of proprietary, highly sophisticated acoustic drivers, unmatched in their ability to produce extreme high (tweeter) and low (woofer) frequencies from a single, ultra-small dome speaker.
So the stock speakers in your iPhone aren’t loud enough when you are showing off your musical taste, and you don’t want to be the dork who has to plug in speakers at the party? Get yourself the Koostik Mini Koo Speaker ($70). Made from solid wood, this iPhone dock pumps up the volume from your iPhone speakers using a “trumpet horn” wooden opening. You can connect your charger to it and play your favorite tunes to wake you up with the morning. One of the coolest natural speakers we have ever seen, or heard. (Walnut pictured above).
Update the sound quality in your office or living room with Audioendinge’s A5 Powered Bamboo Speakers ($449). Sporting Audioengine’s award winning A5 speakers, these bamboo speaker cabinets are made from renewable and sustainable solid bamboo. The bamboo is pressure heated to give it a deep caramel color without paint or stain. These speakers have great sound, modern style, and most importantly, they are “panda-safe.”