For once, you get true high-end audio at an affordable price point; the Marimba just sounds like an expensive speaker.
The man whose iPhone went off and halted the New York Philharmonic's performance of Mahler, says his iPhone was new and he didn't know it had an alarm.
A ringing and persistent iPhone marimba ringtone stops Mahler's Ninth Symphony dead. It being New York, the audience gets upset.
Shimon is an autonomous robot marimba player created at Georgia Tech. When teamed with iPhone app ZOOZBeat, Shimon can jam Thelonius Monk-style.
A Slovakian violinist playing solo finds his concert interrupted by a Nokia ringtone. Instead of merely getting angry, he begins to play the ringtone.
Georgia Tech's Gil Weinberg has made music-playing robots in the past. Now he's tapped that technology to help a musician likely become the world's first drumming "cyborg."
High-end speakers look and sound better than the more affordable alternatives, but no one needs them -- or an iPhone 5, BMW or the latest digital camera.
Kevin Williamson is so angry that a woman won't stop using her cell phone during a New York musical that he grabs it from her and throws it far away. Yes, he is removed from the theater.
Instead of starting your day to the sound of an annoying tone, set your iPhone's alarm to wake you with a song.
According to a patent filed by the software giant, Microsoft has a vision of a future in which phones silence themselves when they realize they're in a theater or similar situation.