30 Jan '14, 8pm

A flat-pack boombox for your smartphone, made from recycled cardboard

A flat-pack boombox for your smartphone, made from recycled cardboard

Back in the day, it was hip to tote around a big boombox to broadcast your musical tastes to the entire neighborhood, but now our media players tend to be tiny and high-tech, with only our own headphones as the outlet for our music. Sure, there are plenty of options for portable speakers on the market, but if you've got a retro thing, and want to be able share your tunes with others, this cardboard boombox might be just what you've been waiting for. Essentially a portable speaker system and amplifier built into a shell that resembles the boomboxes of yesteryear, the Berlin Boombox lets users play their music out loud from any smartphone or MP3 player (actually anything that has a headphone cord port), giving them access to today's portable music devices while offering old-school visual stylings. Launched with a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter a few years ago, the Berl...

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