Stare In Awe, Disbelief, and Envy at This Console-Covered Boombox for Gamers

YouTube’s My Mate VINCE has a knack for wiring modern video game consoles to old-school TVs. After perfecting his skills, he’s hacked together what is undoubtedly his greatest, most absurd creation: a resurrected boombox that lets gamers play their favourite titles anywhere they’re strong enough to carry this monstrosity. Read More >>

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This Incredible Collection of 400 Vintage Boomboxes Is Up For Sale

If you happen to be in the market for 400 vintage boomboxes, then it’s your lucky day. Craig Kenton, a New Zealander who’s collected boomboxes for fifteen years is auctioning off his entire collection, and it’s huge. Read More >>

How Boomboxes Got So Badass

Bomboxes are, by definition, excessive. With their deafening bass thud and dazzling chrome dials, these electric beasts are heavy enough to tone your biceps. Also known as "ghetto blasters" or "jamboxes," they rose to fame in the 1980s along with hip-hop, flourishing as a tool for sharing and mixing the latest beats. Yet despite their widespread popularity, the innovators who conceived of these devices are still largely unknown, consigned to anonymity by the corporations that manufactured their creations. Read More >>

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Lovely Ultra-Thin Speaker: Some Folding Required

If this is the kind of design that Royal College of Art student Hannes Harms is producing while he's still in school, he has a long lustrous career ahead of them. Because this flat, foldable boombox is already something worth lusting over. Read More >>

Who Needs Headphones When You’ve Got Ludacris’s Party in a Box?

With the proliferation of phones and tablets as the primary listen devices for music, some producers go so far as to mix their tracks for tiny mono speakers, *cough*Akon*cough*. Others take the opposite approach, bypassing these tiny tweeters in favour of streaming the tunes to something a bit more robust. Read More >>

If Only More Gadgets Looked Like iHome’s iP4 Boombox

Combining old school inspiration with a stark design full of sharp lines and a matte finish, iHome's iP4 boombox simultaneously makes nods to the outlandish, button crazy gadgets of the past, and the flat, minimal designs of the now. I think I'm swooning. Read More >>