Standing just 3-inches tall and handcrafted from genuine zebra wood, the LSTN Satellite Portable Bluetooth Speaker produces a clean, high quality sound for its small size and vintage look. The mini wireless speaker boasts an impressive 10-hour battery life and has a built-in mic that allows you to skip songs or make hands-free phone calls with ease. It’s charged using a USB connection and has an AUX input for non-Bluetooth devices. The speaker was crowdfunded by an Indiegogo campaign that managed to raise over $50,000 USD with all profits donated to the hearing-impaired of third world countries. If you’re looking for a stylish premium speaker that will blend right into your work space, LSTN’s Satellite is your guy.
If the HYDRA Smart Bottle isn’t the Swiss army knife of water bottles, we don’t know what is. Seriously, this water bottle has so many cool features that actually drinking water from isn’t even necessary. Hear this: HYDRA is all at once a 5W Bluetooth speaker with a built-in microphone, a radio, a portable USB phone charger, a multi-color LED lantern, a sleeping aid that emits soothing sounds, a bottle opener, and not to mention, it’s also a 20oz water bottle. But wait, there’s more! To help keep valuables safe while getting your physical activity on, the HYDRA bottle even has a hidden compartment to store small items like money or jewelry. After a long day of outdoor activities, HYDRA’s Sleeper app for iOS and Android plays relaxing nature sounds that transform your smart water bottle into a sleeping aid. This is the perfect gadget to take camping or hiking. After two successful Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns, the HYDRA Smart Bottle is now available to buy on Amazon.
The Elegiant bluetooth LED Cube Portable Speaker offers pretty decent quality sound for its price and size. It’s stylish, lights up as you jam and even talks to you. If you want a quality wireless sound experience at under $25, this magical little cube is for you.
Padding up the walls of your bedroom or renting out a recording studio is beyond the means and budget of most amateur, millennial musicians. Studio-grade sound recording doesn’t have to cost a fortune with the SnapRecorder portable recording studio. To make things even more feasible, you can record crispy clean audio from the comfort of your own home. Its design incorporates three layers of soundproofing technology to ensure that unwanted noises and echoes aren’t picked up.
To cater to this generation’s tech-savvy musician, the recording booth comes with a smartphone dock to facilitate reading lyrics or digital sheet music while recording. With a USB connection, sounds are directly recorded onto your laptop and ready for editing.
When learning different songs on the guitar, tuning and re-tuning your instrument can quickly become a frustrating task for an amateur guitarist. The Roadie automatic guitar tuner is an awesome tool for perfectly tuning your guitar, banjo, or ukulele in just a few seconds. Not only does Roadie function in loud environments, it’ll also tell you when your strings need to be changed. The Roadie tuner is definitely a lazy guitar hack, but it claims to be much more accurate than the human ear and is nonetheless a very useful guitar accessory for an amateur or intermediate player.