Tagged: Radio

Sazae Radio: This seashell plays your favorite radio station loud and clear

Seashell Radio

Once in a lifetime we all have tried to listen to the sounds of ocean that come from a sea shell. In fact that is the noise from surrounding environment resonating within the cavity of shell. Now, Japanese radio station BayFM78 has created a seashell radio which does actually play music to your ears. Celebrating the 90 years of radio’s incorporation in Japan, the radio station hand-picked 100 sazae seashells (horned turban shells) and fitted them with equipment capable of playing radio. They call it the Sazae Radio and just like any modern day gadget this one can also be recharged using a normal USB cable.
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iTunes Radio is not free anymore, Apple wants to charge you for it

iTunes Radio

Beginning January 29, iTunes Radio – the ad-supporting Pandora-style internet radio will phase out of free service list, BuzzFeed News reports.  The radio service which has been free since 2013 will now be available to paid Apple Music subscribers only. The move announced by Apple through email to customers confirms that Beats1 will be Apple’s sole free radio service hence. iTunes Radio will be available for $10 per month on subscription, but it will sure come with some additional features to accommodate for the price. Read More…

Gasoline-powered speaker made from scarp plays music from your phone


World’s largest pair of headphones is simply the most intimidating piece of consumer electronics out there. And yes the pair is made from different sourced scrap material. Here is the biggest and the heaviest speaker system you’ll come across and this is again made from locally sourced materials. Created by Dutch recycled-things designer Stefan Bus, who is founder of the Bus Metal Art studio in Netherlands; the badass speaker system called Mega Boom Blaster is compatible with a computer, smartphone or a MP3 player. Simply attach the device to the Boom Blaster and experience the entire home shaking. Read More…

Solar-powered scooter that charges your smartphone and plays music too

Solar-powered Daymak Photon Solar Boombox Scooter

One basic problem with electric scooter is that you need to constantly need to charge them after use. This somehow prompts the user to ditch the ride after some time of use and search for alternative means of commuting. Solar-powered Daymak Photon Solar Boombox Scooter is all set to change that since it is self-powered and comes with a lot more utility than just riding around the streets.
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Listen to that one all-time favorite station with The Public Radio

The Public Radio

How many of us start our radio and seek for some channel that we like the most? I guess not many, because the channel is already running since we like it the most. So why go with the hassle of turning those knobs or seeking through the limitless radio channels, when deep down we always know what channel we are going to listen to. On the same belief Centerline Engineering has put up their project on Kickstarter and amassed almost thrice the funding goal with almost 20 more days to go! They call it The Public Radio and it comes pre-tuned in just one radio channel mode. The channel you like the most and will always listen to no matter what.

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Teenage inventions that are changing the world we live in


While most of the teenagers out there are busy enjoying their life to the fullest, a small bunch of them are always putting their mind into overdrive for innovative solutions to problems the world is plagued with. They don’t tinker around with fancy gadgets or upbeat toys, rather they make gizmos that even a veteran would be proud of. These kids might look innocent but what’s churning up in their mind is for all to see. And what’s important is that they rejoice every moment invested in creating these game-changing innovations. So, Let’s see what these teenage prodigies are doing to change the world we live in, and will one day become the pioneering entrepreneurs that world will remember for a long time.
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Revo intros its retro chic SuperSignal DAB radio with Bluetooth connectivity

Revo's SuperSignal DAB radio

Bluetooth Radio killed the Video star – Revo has finally unveiled their expansion to the SuperSeries range with the retro chic SuperSignal DAB radio. Exhibiting its classy form with American Walnut wooden facades, the design harks back to the purist level. This subtle elegance of the form factor is complemented by a OLED display and anodized aluminum and mild-steel grille. This alludes to the contrast of both retro and contemporary design languages. Of course, beyond aesthetics, it is the technology under the svelte hood that really sets apart the SuperSignal from its peers. This advanced scope includes the radio’s capacity to receive both DAB and DAB+ broadcasts, along with traditional FM with RDS.

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Graphene is the magic material in world’s smallest FM radio transmitter

World's smallest FM radio

Researchers and engineers led by mechanical engineering Professor James Hone and electrical engineering professor Kenneth Shepard at Columbia University have harnessed the unique property of graphene to make the world’s smallest FM radio transmitter using nano-mechanical system capable of producing FM signals. The technology also paves way for the future development of wireless signal processing and coming up with ultrathin smartphones. Graphene, a compound of carbon is one of the strongest material known to man and is a very good conductor of electricity which makes it ideal for developing nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS).
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Tivoli Audio Giant Model One BT – World’s biggest Bluetooth radio hides secret message inside

Tivoli Audio Giant Model One BT

Tivoli Audio has created a very big scaled modeled of their popular Model 1 BT radio which apparently is the biggest Bluetooth radio in the world. The Giant Model One BT has been created as a celebration of the radio and sound reproduction by world famous Italian designer and artist IIaria Marellli. Hidden behind the humungous figure of this radio are seven unique whispering trees that greet every visitor with a secret message once they place their ears on them. Just for those who don’t know much about Tivoli Audio, it was founded by Tom DeVesto who is an innovator of audio industry in his own rights.
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Earl – Solar powered Android tablet built for survival won’t let you get lost in the wild

Earl tablet solar powered

When you are going out on expeditions and adventure trips for days or even weeks, the best thing to do is to carry along with you the requisite gear that would get you out of any situation. So why not have a tablet PC that is built specifically for such situations? Here is Earl, the revolutionary new tablet made specifically for outdoor situations like survival in the wild. Powered by Android Jelly Bean 4.1, this tablet can be operated with gloves on, courtesy the flexible E-ink glove friendly touchscreen (1024×768) designed by LG which can be viewed easily in the sunlight and in Lunar mode for night time viewing that also functions as a lantern. Loaded with 3D joypad and gyroscope, Earl facilitates easy touch and motion gesture operation in all kind of situations.
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