There is seemingly no limit on digital innovation for the home. I mean, you know that “dumb” ventilation fan in your bathroom? Well, that’s your father’s ventilation fan. The cool kidz are moving on to ventilation fans with Bluetooth speakers built-in.
At one point in history, speakers were simply a means to produce some pleasant audio. It must have been easier back then to choose something to bring home, as those options would be considered limited by current standards.
While you won’t find all of these products in America, and many of them are made to order, there are some unusual, and in some instances, downright awesome, electronics to be found on the WWW. Here are some of the more interesting products we’ve stumbled upon using the Houzz app. Whether you laugh, cry, or get out your wallet, we hope you enjoy these bizarre finds.
Yesterday was the Luxury Technology Show in New York, and there were a lot of high-end, not to mention high-ticket, items on display. Here are some of the coolest products from a few of the manufacturers on display for you to buy or covet, depending on your budget.
If you want speakers that truly disappear into your room design, in-wall and in-ceiling speakers are the way to go. Not only do they mount flush with your wall, many can be painted to match the color of your interior. Drawing from the design of the popular Jamo Custom 400 Series speakers, announced today the Jamo Custom 200 Series in-ceiling and in-wall speakers.
There are speakers…and then there are speakers. Speakers that are sexy, powerful, sleek, big even. Speakers that throw caution to the wind and risk pissing off your interior designer. Speakers that are towering works of art. Speakers that laugh at the thought of being hidden in a wall. Speakers that might just kick your ass if you don’t give them the proper respect. We love them paired with their shorter, but mighty henchman, the subwoofer.
Many unlucky stiffs might as well call the office ‘home’, while others can do their work in their pajamas. But for some, socializing plays a huge part in career success, causing the lines between home and office to blur. For this self-made music manager located in Brooklyn, entertaining at home is simply part of the job. It’s more »
It’s crunch time now to get your special someone a gift for the holidays—and what better gift can you give than the gift of technology? In this holiday gift guide, we take you through every room of the house and offer ideas for high-tech gear and gadgets that will make your home that much more entertaining, fun, cozy, smart, green, cool, and convenient.
PSB Speakers is looking to take care of your special speaker needs with new additions to its family, fresh from CEDIA EXPO 2013. To begin with, PSB is releasing the SubSeries 100, a small, yet powerful subwoofer, perfect for your desktop system. If you’re like me, your computer desk is a jumble of computer hardware, more »
If there’s been one thing missing from GoldenEar’s amazing speaker lineup this far, it would have to be a big, beefy center channel speaker to match the heft and sonic output of its incredible Triton towers. All of that is about to change, as Sandy Gross is set to lift the lid on not one, more »
Artison has introduced a newly updated version of its Masterpiece LCR DualMono flat panel speaker, which is designed to give you a dedicated center channel without having to use a dedicated center speaker. How does that work, you ask? Each of the new Masterpiece LCRDM MK2 (Mark 2) speakers consists of two line arrays, with the outside more »
If you want to keep an eye on the really innovative stuff going on in the audio world these days, you need to keep tabs on Kickstarter. My latest find on the crowdfunding website is an intriguing little Bluetooth speaker, dubbed Tiptop, with a brilliantly simple design that doubles as a portable speaker and a more »