Busy, that’s what we all are.
working overtime to get you the most reliable product evaluations available and
busy dashing from one corner of the Web to the other. In fact, it’s possible that you’re so busy that you haven’t the time to routinely scour our Product Guide for our take on the latest gear, gadgets, and gewgaws.
Beginning this week, we’ll make your visits more productive by presenting a roundup of all the products we’ve reviewed in the previous seven days or so, complete with links to our Product Guide or—where appropriate—featured reviews. Just click the links you like to get the information you need.
We began the week with the world’s most comprehensive review of the
Sonos Digital Music System, a wireless music system that allows you to stream music to special access points all over your house. Reviews Editor Dan Frakes was wildly impressed with the system. After reading his review, you will be too.
Speaking of wireless, if you’d like to control your click-wheel iPod remotely, Ten Technology’s $50
is the best product we’ve seen for the job. Read the review to see why.
Dan’s been all over the cases this week and offers a look at the ultra-chic $85
iAlbea Lux iPod Case, Covertec’s attractive $35
Apple Mini iPod Case, the rough-and-tumble $35
from Speck Products, HandStands’ $40
HandStands iPak SET, and STM’s $40
iPod mini cocoon.
We’ve added a new speaker system this week—if you can call it a “system.” The
Sakar Sound Effects MP3 Sound Case
is a device that aims to combine a hardshell iPod case and a portable speaker system into a single package. Regrettably, the Sound Case is a good idea that needs another trip to the drawing board.
And finally, we look at a few convenient accessories including Sumajin’s
Smartwrap, a $5 plastic doohickey for keeping your headphone cable under control; Griffin Technology’s cheap-but-handy iPod cupholder-holder, the
iSqueez; and Pacific Rim Technologies’ less-expensive-and-more-versatile-than-Apple’s-iPod-dock dock, the $26