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phonograph

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The Fix rocks out

Make it easier to enjoy music at home with tips on archiving your CDs, choosing the right streaming music service, and updating your speakers for wireless sound.

By May 5, 2014

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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 April 10, 2014

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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 February 6, 2012

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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 June 12, 2013

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Love low-fi? 3D-print your own vinyl records

They may be noisy, but Amanda Ghassaei's resin tracks bring back the joys of physical media.

By December 23, 2012

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Listen to a recording from 1878

Using 3D mapping, scientists at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have been able to unlock the audio secrets hidden in a piece of foil from 1878.

By October 28, 2012

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Happy 87th birthday to the 'television image'

On 2 October 1925, the first television picture with a greyscale image was successfully transmitted by John Logie Baird.

By October 1, 2012

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As steampunk Nerf guns go, the Goliathon is, well, awesome

One glimpse of this copper-and-brass hand cannon will send your dastardly foes running for the dens of villainy from whence they sprung.

By May 1, 2012

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IP tin can phone slightly better than string version

Plug this Kickstarter project into your USB port and chat it up old-timey style. You can even bring it into your secret base!

By April 27, 2012

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Edison tops Jobs as world's greatest innovator

The inventor of the light bulb and phonograph was named the greatest innovator of all time among 52 percent of the young people polled, surpassing the late Apple leader at 24 percent.

By January 26, 2012