Altec Lansing's Live 5000 Streams Audio From Virtually Any Wi-Fi Device

Altec Lansing isn't just content to make a wireless AirPlay speaker for OSX and iOS users, so they opted for a different strategy: a universal wi-fi speaker controlled via a proprietary app on iOS, Android, Windows and OS X devices. » 1/09/12 9:00am 1/09/12 9:00am

The Best iPod Dock

The iPod changed the way you listen to music forever. Duh. Now you just want the thing to sound good playing out of a dock in your kitchen, your living room, the attic—wherever—for cheap. It's harder than you think. » 12/21/11 1:00pm 12/21/11 1:00pm

Altec Lansing's Custom-Molded Monitors Deliver Crystal Clear Sound for…

Altec Lansing are excited about their A1, A2 and A3 in-ear monitors. They've always produced quality products, but now they've gone all out to not only design a triple-balanced armature, but also develop a custom ear molding using a unique silicone. » 11/15/11 9:00am 11/15/11 9:00am

Alcatec Orbit: Pocket Sprocket Speakers

The Orbit Stereo might not be the most powerful laptop speakers in the world, but they're sleek, unobtrusive, and they've pretty much gotta be an improvement over the tinny noise that's coughing out of your keyboard about now. A single USB cord tethers the pair to your PC, and they snap together for easy transit.… » 5/03/11 10:20pm 5/03/11 10:20pm

Altec Lansing Octiv Mini Says No Squares Allowed

When it comes to iPhone/iPod docks, it's all about first impressions. If you're some boring vanilla box, you're probably not gonna get a second glance. But hey, Altec Lansing Octiv Mini, I will gladly look at you some more. » 6/22/10 12:00am 6/22/10 12:00am

Altec Lansing Stage Gig Is a "Guitar Amp" For Guitar Hero "Guitarists"

And with this, a $100, 40-watt speaker that looks exactly like a stage monitor but nonetheless isn't quite a stage monitor, the bizarre, alternate universe of rhythm gaming is complete. » 10/20/09 8:55am 10/20/09 8:55am

Altec Lansing Orbit Speaker Drops the Batteries, Grows a USB Tail

Some interestingly sideways gadget evolution from Altec Lansing today: The ultraportable Orbit speaker, which originally called for a child's fistful of batteries, is now powered directly over USB. Which is great, for some people. » 9/08/09 8:55am 9/08/09 8:55am

Altec Lansing iMT800, MX6021 Are Industrial-Chic, Kinda Expensive

Another month, another two Things That Make Sound from Altec Lansing: one for iPods; one for PCs. Meet the iMT800, a fairly literal, iPod-infused take on a 1980s-style boombox, and the MX6021, a speaker set apparently made from motorcycle parts. » 8/27/09 8:55am 8/27/09 8:55am

Expressionist Plus Speaker Set Has A Real Subwoofer This Time

The Expressionisit Plus speaker set from Altec Lansing gives you an actual standalone subwoofer this time, instead of being built-in like the previous Expressionist set. It's available this month for $100. [Altec Lansing] » 6/23/09 9:40pm 6/23/09 9:40pm

iPod Dock 8-Way Battlemodo

It's that time again, kids! What time, you ask? Time for the iPod Dock Battlemodo where contestants from Bose, Sony, Altec-Lansing, Logitech, Klipsch, iHome, JBL and iLuv battle it out to the death. » 4/14/09 4:20pm 4/14/09 4:20pm

Altec Lansing's Redesigned Speakers and iPod Docks Get Retro, Manly Look

I must say I'm digging Altec Lansing's new design approach with their consumer audio gear. In these Expressionist Bass speakers and new inMotion iPod docks, we see A-L ditching white plastic tubes and glossy piano-black slabs in favor of vaguely retro, almost steampunk industrial designs with big screws, black, chrome… » 9/11/08 1:20pm 9/11/08 1:20pm

Cut-the-Crap iPhone Headset Battlemodo

Whether you love or hate your iPhone, you'll get tired of holding that big sticky piece of glass next to your face eventually. Want have a talk while you work or exercise? Need hands-free calling behind the wheel? Do you just have lazy, withered arms? Chances are you need a headset. Though the famed white earbuds are… » 8/21/08 12:00pm 8/21/08 12:00pm

Altec Lansing T612: Their First iPhone-Friendly, GSM Buzz-Shielding…

The Gadget: Altec Lansing's T612 iPod/iPhone dock, which shields against interference caused by GSM phones. Meaning you can run your iPhone through speakers without that annoying blipping.

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Altec Lansing's iPhone Dock Doesn't Buzz

If you've ever tried to set up your iPhone on an iPod dock you know that it sounds like a swarm of killer bees on the loose. Altec Lansing's solved that problem with the T612 dock by somehow filtering out the GSM buzz. Out this fall.
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Afternoon News: Speak R2-D2's Language, Watch Hulu In HD, Get a Cheap…

• Adobe's Flash Player 9 now supports the H.264 video codec. Expect more HD Flash video and greater iPhone compatibility as a result. [TUAW]
• Hulu began streaming in HD today, coinciding with Adobe's Flash update. Cold comfort if you ask me, since there are no TV shows left anyway. [Crave]
• R2-D2 Translator turns… » 12/05/07 4:00pm 12/05/07 4:00pm

Altec Lansing's Soundbar Fits Neatly Under Monitor

The FX3020 Soundbar Speaker System is one of the five new speaker-related goodies introduced by Altec Lansing today. Specifically built to go directly under a flat panel monitor, the one-piece rectangular speaker features precision-angled drivers and a built-in sound field expander. The slick speaker also uses XdB for… » 9/10/07 8:00pm 9/10/07 8:00pm

Altec Lansing Sends Ultra Portable Speakers Into Orbit

Altec Lansing's release today of five new speaker systems brought about another line of ultra portable speakers, branded Orbit. Simply designed and weighing only 8oz, the iMT207 Orbit-M and iM207 Orbit-MP3 offers Altec Lansing's Fusion360 technology; which produces a full 360-degree sound field. The iMT207 Orbit-M is… » 9/10/07 7:00pm 9/10/07 7:00pm

Hands-On Altec Lansing's SR4021 Stacking Sirius Speaker Dock

Today, Altec Lansing was at the Sirius line show in New York, showing off a new attractive creation. It's a speaker dock, the $149 SR4021, that fits all dockable Sirius radios, including the Stiletto, Sportster (shown), Starmate and Stratus lines. Its mandatory subwoofer contains most of the audio electronics; you can… » 8/15/07 3:41pm 8/15/07 3:41pm

SEMIFINALS, Eton Sound 100 iPod vs. Altec Lansing IMV712

In our last semifinals match in our iPod Dock Bracket, the diminutive Eton Sound 100 iPod battles the buff Altec Lansing IMV712. It's Porsche vs. Corvette, surf vs. turf, briefs vs. boxers—it's a competition for the ages, and the winner has a 50/50 chance at taking it all home. » 8/02/07 12:30pm 8/02/07 12:30pm