2B Tube Amp Radio

by Laurice Parkin It's hard to remember not getting music from anywhere but a digital download, but luckily for us, designer Jonas Damon hasn't forgotten the original source. With his newest creation, he's taken sound back to it's old-school analog roots. Debuting earlier this month at ICFF, his 2B Tube Amp Radio is completely transistor free, processing sound through three vacuum tubes. In other words, …

PAL Fashion Colors

By now we've all seen Tivoli's iPAL, the portable iPod amp with an AM/FM radio and decent sound. Up until now most have come in white versions that match the hegemonic look of their counterparts. For Summer, Tivoli intoduces the PAL Fashion Colors, a series of four different shades that coordinate well with beachwear. Also, look out for the iSongbook in Fall, another portable AM/FM …

Hayat Benchenaa Radio Alarm Clock

Hayat Benchenaa, where have you been all my life?? Hayat has created a radio alarm clock that puts my four devices to shame. This is how it works. When the alrarm is set the Sfera dims and the music fades as you fall asleep. When it goes off in the morning, you have to reach up and tap it to activate the snooze. Then the …