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You can use these USB-powered UltraLink UCube speakers on a bus, on the beach, or on the table at your favorite McDonald's, but please -- for the love of god -- don't. Remember: with great convenience comes great responsibility, and if these speakers are as impressive as the dramatic marketing vide...

May 19th 2011 at 4:25am 0 Comments
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Aside from the flamboyantly oversized subwoofer, do you know what we really love about this new iPod / iPhone dock from Sony? The big logos sprawled across the middle of each speaker, that's what. After all, nothing yells audiophile quite like a chunky slab of plastic in the middle of your sound ou...

September 2nd 2009 at 2:56pm 0 Comments
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The world of mobile speakers is a quirky one, to say the least. That ASUS would want a taste of that funny water may be surprising, but not altogether crazy. What is crazy here is the size of these "portable" audio appendages. The 24-Watt uBoom (pictured) is a 3kg behemoth measuring nearly 60cm (23...

August 26th 2009 at 6:51am 0 Comments
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Like my grandmother always says, sometimes the best gadgets are the ones you build yourself -- with kits imported from Japan, purchased at places like Fred Flare. Princeton's Paper Speaker kit comes with a pair of 1W stereo speakers, a USB connection, paste, and a paper template for building a retr...

June 29th 2009 at 6:21pm 0 Comments
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Not a lot here that you can't already make out for yourself, but we'll give ya the down low, anyway. The Crystal USB Desktop Speakers are powered via USB 2.0 and only pack 1-watt per channel, yet somehow, they're touted as "audiophile" grade. The product description rambles on in embarrassing fashi...

August 16th 2008 at 11:13am 0 Comments
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The Logitech Z-10 Speaker system is a cool set of USB speakers that features a little LCD panel that displays track information from iTunes along with touch sensitive controls. Cool, that is, if you're running Windows. Fortunately, Marc Liyanage was not going to stand for this raving injustice and h...

January 3rd 2007 at 9:00pm 0 Comments