Archive for the ‘stereo’ Category
Got a leftover head unit sitting about? How about a PC power supply? Add a few old speakers, a oval bookshelf, a sewing machine box handle and some carefully prepared wooden panels, and you’ve got a beautiful retro radio that looks like several hundred bucks. User iminthebathroom built this one for a daughter’s Christmas present, but isn’t keeping the formula to him or herself — you’ll find a full walkthrough at Instructables if you’re in a MacGuyver mood, and a video after the break to show you what the cherry-red contraption can do.
You may have already gathered that we’re fans of the Jawbone Jambox — seeing as how it appears in our Holiday Gift Guide — but does a miniature portable speaker, even one that pumps out 85 decibels, deserve a $200 price? How about that battery life? We’ve spent weeks now with the little Bluetooth speaker that could, throwing it at every scenario in sight, and after the break you’ll find a full review with all the upsides and downsides.
Gallery: Jawbone Jambox unboxing and hands-on