Modern Day Gramophone

I came across this old photo in the attic at grandma’s: her old gramophone playing her old iPad, circa 1929 or so. Obviously it didn’t come from grandma’s house. The Gramophone came from Restoration Hardware a couple of weeks ago and acoustically amplifies the music from the handheld device you place in the slit. It actually works amazingly well. The… Continue reading

Phonofone III

The Phonofone III is a clever, beautiful, acoustic audio enhancer, or passive amplifier, exclusively for the iPhone. It uses no electricity, just provides an acoustic shell that boosts the volume of the iPhone about 10db making it roughly 4x louder than the iPhone’s own internal speakers. As you can see from the pictures below, it is a conversation starter. However,… Continue reading