The Thodio iBox XC ($800+) combines old school aesthetics with modern functionality. Each box is crafted from hard woods like teak, zebrawood, and oak. No detail is overlooked. The drivers are filtered Kevlar coaxial speakers with soft dome tweeters and power is derived from a 2 x 100 watt Tripath TK2050 amplifier. Options include an HD lossless aptX bluetooth receiver, and/or an integrated 30 pin universal dock with remote. The iBox also has a cool light in the bass reflex tube that lets you know when the units rechargeable batteries are running low.
Inexpensive earphones don’t have to be cheap. The AG++ Carbon Fiber Earphones ($30) have a minimalist design with a bevy of features. These include a carbon fiber casing for strength, a flat cord that resists tangles, 8mm titanium drivers, and silicone pads that help reduce background noise. Great looks and great sound for an excellent […]