Tag: Bluetooth

First Wireless Turntable Hyper-Connects Your Music With The World

Further blurring the lines between analogue and digital (if you’re into that kind of thing) coms TRNTBL. Developed by the equally consonant-less US record subscription service VNYL, the TRNTBL is a wireless, smart record player meant to play music, identify tracks, and look stylish while doing so. Billed as the first ‘internet of things’ (I’ve heard the term before but, honestly, Im too lazy to research what exactly that means) record player, TRNTBL can identify the vinyl playing in real time and share it on social media or add it to your Spotify stream. Additionally, the wireless component allows TRNTBL ... Read more

The Smart Speaker That Talks Back

Billed as a smart speaker or, as the company puts it, “the first music player that thinks”, the Aether Cone has the ability to listen for requests, pick up on your habits, and learn your musical tastes. Though officially launched a year ago, the company’s recent voice command upgrade now allows users to hold a dialogue with the machine.  You can now ask the Cone what music is playing, get confirmation on a command, or identify which Cone is which if your home contains multiple units.  Prior to the upgrade, the Cone supported voice control but with the new dialogue feature, Aether hopes to ... Read more

Light Your Room & Power Your Speakers With Sony’s New Bulb

Having speakers in every room of your apartment or house can be a real struggle, not to mention a complicated struggle in connecting devices. It seems that the people at Sony have also felt this pain, and have come up with a brilliant idea, making your musical life easier and even helping to save energy. With its LED light bulb LSPX-100E26J (!) complete with Bluetooth speaker, Sonys product looks like a traditional light bulb. It has a standard cap screw and can be installed in the same way as a normal light bulb in ceilings or lamps. The new bulb comes with an iOS & Android ... Read more

The World’s First Hovering Speaker System Is Here

By 2015, Bluetooth speakers are nothing new, but Om Audio has created what may well be the future of wireless audio with the world’s first hovering speaker system. As introduced by the team in the video below, the OM/ONE is as striking in its aesthetics as it is in functionality.  With a hovering orb, controlled via magnetic base, the system not only acts as an in home/studio piece, but also as a palm sized portable speaker capable of 12 hours of battery life. Sound-wise, OM/ONE has had a history of cutting edge quality that began with the award winning INEARPIECE. Instead ... Read more