36 Results for

phonograph

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Eco-amp (O.G. 2.0)

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.

By Nov. 29, 2012

3 stars Editor's rating Nov. 29, 2012

MSRP: $10.00

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Steampunk your iPad with phonograph speaker

An Instructables project called the iPhonograph adds a powered, Edison-era horn speaker to your iPad.

By Feb. 6, 2012

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Sound recording predates Edison's phonograph

The newly discovered phonoautograph of the folk song "Au Clair de la Lune," made in 1860, is now considered the earliest known sound recording.

By Mar. 27, 2008

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Chrysler's in-car phonograph

A dewy-eyed look at early advances in car tech and a variation on the first DRM.

By Feb. 15, 2007

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Behind the scenes with 'The Wizard of Menlo Park'

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.

By Jul. 7, 2010

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Toss one down! Groovy beer bottle plays music

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.

By Jun. 12, 2013

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123-year-old talking doll record speaks again

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.

By Jul. 6, 2011

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Smule: The hottest, weirdest startup you may not know (Q&A)

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.

By Apr. 10, 2014