Music lounging for the arch villain

A surround-sound chair that Dr. Evil would lust after

Most of the so-called multimedia furniture pieces we've seen are unsightly contraptions that seem to treat their media components as an afterthought. Not so with the "Sonic Chair Boom Box."

This piece of digital furniture also has brains to match the beauty of its Austin Powers-era design. Uber-Review says its insulation reserves the soundwaves for the person sitting in it, without disturbing others nearby: "The speakers are encased in a carefully crafted body that creates sufficient volume for powerful bass tones, while two body-focused sound generators, in the seat and the backrest, further augment the lower frequencies--re-creating the feeling of a live performance."

And all you need is a hairless cat to do an awesome Dr. Evil impersonation.

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    Mike Yamamoto is an executive editor for CNET


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