Though it has a great design and comes in a bunch of fun colors, feel free to skip the Eco-amp if you want big sound and something durable.
An Instructables project called the iPhonograph adds a powered, Edison-era horn speaker to your iPad.
The newly discovered phonoautograph of the folk song "Au Clair de la Lune," made in 1860, is now considered the earliest known sound recording.
A dewy-eyed look at early advances in car tech and a variation on the first DRM.
Road Trip 2010: CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman visited Thomas Edison National Historic Park and got a close-up look at the great inventor's labs, manufacturing facilities and his house.
A curious marketing stunt results in a musical beer bottle capable of emitting noise when played on a record player originally invented more than a century ago.
Artifact is the only example of a talking doll record from 1888 known to survive today. Sold by Thomas Edison, it was discovered in 1967, but its voice returned only recently.
Smule raised $16 million in its latest round, even though it didn’t need to raise funding at all. Another atypical step for the atypical startup, which originated when a 40-something went back to college instead of a 20-something dropping out.