Mysterious Speakers

Paris' newest boutique hotel, The Murano Urban Resort is too trendy for its own good. From the hot pink teddy bear fur lined elevator to the black lit hallways, attempted hipness supersedes comfort and function. To their credit, the fingerprint recognition door lock system is pretty cool and the lobby is striking. The speakers in the lobby are definitely the highlight. The design of the …

Kidrobot Speakers

I'm over my Harman/Kardon desk speakers. They sound nice, but are really nothing special to look at. Time for a replacement. A pair of these little guys from Kid Robot would do just fine. Too bad the orange ones are already sold out. $99 – $249 at Kid Robot via sensoryimpact

Sonos Digital Music System

Launching a similar product on the heels of Sonos, however what they’ve got is so much better. Don’t get me wrong, AirPort Express is fabulous and useful and AirTunes is a very smart addition. Two things make Sonos better: the wireless units you put in each room have built in amplifiers (so no need to have an existing stereo system) and the system comes with …