Ruark Audio R7: Don Draper Would Have Loved It

There are plenty of audio systems available for your home, but not all of them look as beautiful as this console from Ruark Audio. It’s got lots of retro appeal, and will look awesome in a number of different decors.

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Rode iXY Stereo Recording Microphone for iPhone/iPad

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The iPhone has never been able to capture high quality audio, but this is about to change thanks to the Rode iXY Stereo Recording Microphone for iPhone/iPad. This microphone will allow you to capture 24 bit stereo audio for projects, interviews and record your songs.

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Symbol Audio Tabletop HiFi: Back to the Future

When it comes to speakers, retro designs can look pretty great. Check out the Symbol Audio Tabletop HiFi, a tabletop audio system that wouldn’t look out of place in a pad from the 1960s. I’m sure that Don Draper would approve.

symbol audio tabletop hifi

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Bomie’s Boom System: Look Ma, No Amp!

There have been plenty of different passive amplifiers for smartphones, but I have to say that this one definitely stands out from the crowd. The Bomie’s Boom System is quite large, and could be something interesting to have in your living room if you don’t believe in powered speakers.

bomie boom system smartphone amplifier

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OD-11 Cloud Speaker

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Just announced at this year’s CES show, the OD-11 Cloud Speaker is a deceptively-simple looking speaker cube that comes with built-in Wi-Fi, an integrated 100W amplifier, a single woofer, a single tweeter and measures about 10 inches cubed.

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Bluetooth Speakers Are the New Bookshelf Stereos for the Living Room

100812-bowers-wilkins-a5-and-a7-wireless-music-systems-1-570x463.jpgPortable and wireless speakers have gone from niche to mainstream lately; I’ve noticed a trend towards larger wireless Bluetooth-compatible speakers designed to be the audio foundation of a living room, home office, or bedroom, replacing last generation’s mini-bookshelf stereos, but taking a lot less space. Here are 5.

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Cut the Cables: Affordably Priced Wireless Home Speakers

082812_rg_MedPricedWirelessSpeak_01.jpgThere comes a time and a place when you can no longer stomach wires. There can be many reasons for this: maybe your home office is rocking a very minimal look, or you just hate wires with a passion. Needless to say, wireless speakers have come a far way from their humble beginnings, and while they still can’t beat wired ones, there are some viable and affordable options available…

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