Classic 1960s Brionvega Radio Gets Retro-Modern Update

If you're a fan of retro gadget styling, you've probably come across the work of Italian company Brionvega once or twice. One of Brionvega's most classic designs was the Radiogonografo RR126 from 1965, a versatile piece with folding speakers, a radio, an amplifier, a phonograph and a friendly little robot face. The… »10/16/08 11:00pm10/16/08 11:00pm

Oh Joy! Stitch CD Player Rocks My Tiny, Childlike Brain

Fans of kitsch plastic gewgaws might find this Stitch radio and CD player from Runat so far up their street it's parked in their garage. Modelled on the Disney alien from the 2002 movie Lilo and Stitch, and most probably a tie-in for the upcoming anime series Stitch! it looks awesome with its mouth open—as you can see… »4/24/08 5:55am4/24/08 5:55am

Yamaha Aims High With CD-S2000 CD Player and A-S2000 Amplifier

Yamaha targets a notch or two above the level of midrange audio consumers with this A-S2000 amplifier and CD-S2000 CD player, set to hit the Japanese market in mid-December of this year. The company upgraded components inside, including the PCM-1792 DAC (digital-to-analog converter) from Texas Instruments inside that… »10/24/07 1:49pm10/24/07 1:49pm

Audio-equipped Mini Fridge Is A Contender For Worst Technology Mashup Ever

Seriously, do I really need a CD player on top of a mini fridge? Is it that much harder to bring out a boombox or an iPod speaker dock? If I were living in 1998, I might be impressed by the mini plug line out, because I could hook up my shiny new minidisc player to it. But that's still pretty questionable. If I were… »9/11/07 7:27pm9/11/07 7:27pm