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Charging USB Devices With AA Batteries

by Justin Phelps •

Charging USB Devices With AA Batteries

In this article, we will share with you some devices that use AA batteries to charge USB-powered small electronics. These devices provide a convenient way to stretch the time between wall outlet recharges.

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Best Waterproof Headphones For 2011

by Tracy McGill •

Ever since we saw Michael Phelps with his headphones at the Olympics not only have we asked the question, “What’s on Michael Phelps’ iPod?”, but more importantly, “How can we too enjoy music in and around the water?”.  With science continuing to advance in developing underwater headphones, water lovers can now bring their tunes with them and still get quality …

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The Best Digital Voice Recorders for 2010

by Ryan •

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The best digital voice recorders are chock filled with more features than most users will even need. From students looking to record lectures, to businessmen and women trying to capture a meeting for later reference, digital voice recorders have become more and more useful. Some of the best digital voice recorders even feature MP3 capability, as well as a built-in …

The Best Wireless Headphones for iPod

by sandra •

Earbuds just aren’t for everyone. They can be uncomfortable and many simply don’t offer the same sound quality and noise-cancelling benefits traditional, of over-the-ear headphones. While the concept of wireless headphones has been around for years, they have long taken a backseat to earbuds, mainly due to portability issues and an overall lack of quality sound reproduction.

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The Best iPod Car Stereos

by Benjamin Roman •

If you’re a music lover who spends a lot of time on the road, you don’t want to fumble with an iPod’s controls to enjoy your music. So what’s the solution? An iPod stereo receiver for the car. And there’s no need to break the bank – here are four of the best options available for under $150.

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The Best Wireless Earbuds For iPods

by Justin Thomas •

Wireless earbuds allow you to listen to an iPod or MP3 player without a tangle of cords. They are particularly useful for listening while you are engaged in sports. There are two types of wireless earbuds: those that transmit wirelessly via an iPod adapter, and those that attach directly to an iPod shuffle. Most of the transmitting wireless earbuds use the …

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Best Portable iPod & MP3 Speakers

by Benjamin Roman •

A few months ago, MetaEfficient profiled an energy efficient home speaker system for the iPod. But what if you want to bring your music with you on the go – and share it outside your headphones? You’ll need a set of portable speakers that are just as mobile as your MP3 player. Following are six of the best portable speaker …

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“Indestructible” MP3 Player: Monolith Premium MX7000

by Justin Thomas •

Yes — manufacturers — make more devices like this one. The Monolith MP3 player is fused into a solid 1.5mm aluminium casing — not stuck together with glue or screws. It’s a unique manufacturing process pioneered by the manufacturer, Estar Laboratories. Testers have run the player over with a car, shot the player with a BB gun, thrown the player …

Boomtune Mini: Portable Speaker Tripod

by Justin Thomas •

The Boomtune Mini is a portable speaker system that incorporates a tripod design and has a 2 x 1W output. It runs on one AAA battery. Boomtune Mini can be used with almost any MP3 player. It appears to only be available in Japan. More information at Yanko Design – thanks for the tip.

Car CD Player with USB and SD Memory Slot

by Justin Thomas •

This CD player for your car also features a USB port and a SD Memory Slot for MP3 playback. Made by H&B, it seems to be only available in the UK for about £78. A CD player by Pyle, available in the US, seems to do similar things, since it has a “Universal USB 2.0 Card Reader”. Via Red Ferret