Holiday gift inspiration
Let’s face it, we’re all looking for that unique gift either for our coworker, boss, spouse, child, friend, client or parent. If you’re still doing your holiday shopping, consider some cool speakers for the iPhone or iPod! Some of these would look great on a desk, delight out of sheer ingenuity, or impress with the sound quality.
Below, we’ve shared six unique options of various price ranges, quality and beauty. Click any image to visit the store where it is available for purchase.
1. Microphone speaker $24
The microphone speaker is available in gold or silver and pop in to the top of an iPhone or iPod for the perfect accessory that is functional. This works for the nostalgic hipster or the technophobe who remembers metal microphones. Click the image for more details.
2. Vintage bike horn speaker $175
This art deco-styled vintage bike horn has been handmade into an iPhone or iPod speaker (that would work on an Android too!) with a bit of rust and wear – it is the only one available, so it may be snatched up by the time you click the image below to visit the Etsy seller’s page:
3. Wireless Bluetooth speakers $129.95
Directly from Apple, the Creative wireless Bluetooth speakers appeal to the more traditional speaker needs with a modern twist – it works with various Apple products and doesn’t have to be tethered to the device which is perfect for the office or around the house. Click the image for more details.
4. Vibroy portable vibration speaker $29.99
Okay, this one is so cool and you must watch the video to really understand how a box, a coffee mug, a bucket or a tube becomes a speaker. Click here for more details after you check out the video below:
5. Bose Sound Dock $249
Bose is known for being the best sound around, so for your gift recipient that wants quality over novelty, this is a must. There are other Bose docks available, but this is a fabulous option; click the image below for full details:
6. Handmade vintage gramophone $715
We know the price is steep compared to the novelty items above, but if you’re looking for an extremely unique gift, gramophones are all the rage for high end iPhone accessories, we’re not kidding. This work of art is made of Oregon walnut and has adjustable brass feet. It would look amazing in a den or a high end office, don’t you think? Click the image above for more drool-worthy photos and details:
7. Sonos speaker system
The prices range on the Sonos speaker system because there are a variety of options, but the most fun part is that these speakers are wireless and can be placed all around a home or office without having to install surround sound in the walls or ceilings or using ugly brackets. The sound is really impressive and big and will play your Spotify, Pandora, Sirius or iTunes from the system itself. They’re on display at various Targets so you can test them out for yourself before buying. Click the image below to check out the full system: