Putting your desk phone on speakerphone for a conference call can mean echoey calls that drop in and out whenever someone in the room is speaking. A device like NativeUnion’s Lego-esque SWITCH is made for hands-free conference calls, and has integrated mics so you can talk without leaning into the unit.
Catch up on the news and weather, or blare some show tunes — either way, showering just got a lot more entertaining with the Moxie Showerhead + Wireless Speaker from Kohler. The magnetic speaker pops into the showerhead, and uses Bluetooth to connect with your digital device, up to 32 feet away. It can play for up to 7 hours between battery charges.
Atmosphere is everything, and soothing music sets the mood for your oasis. Whether you’re relaxing alone or hosting friends, music will drown out distractions and noisy neighbors. A small outdoor Bluetooth speaker will fill your patio with sound and can be stored when not in use.
When you pare back your home design, small details speak volumes. The gold frame in this artwork above the fireplace sourced by designer Abbi Williams for $10 beautifully complements the rich gold tones in the vintage chair.
The speakers seen above the sitting area are part of the home's whole audio system controlled by smartphone, tablet or computer. The home's smart lighting system also allows lights to be remotely controlled, to create just the right ambiance for different times of the day.
A cover over this corner sectional keeps the lounge space extra cozy. Black and white throw pillows echo the black and white sections of the sofa. Speaker throw pillows add a musical vibe pairing perfectly with the boom box wall art. Black carpet and white walls finish the fully two-toned space.
Alternating black and white cushions give this plush sectional a checked look. Speaker throw pillows add a hip and personal touch of decoration to the sitting space. A mosaic tile statue adds more unique flair to the inviting room.
Whether you’re camping, hanging out at the pool or working in your garden, it’s nice to have the sound and security of a radio with you. What’s not nice is having to worry about its battery life. Solar-powered speakers take that concern away, and many, like the Eton Rugged Ruckus (pictured) can even act as a portable battery and allow you to charge small devices like mobile phones.
Flagstone steps wind down the hillside, creating a safe route to the lower terrace and sitting area. Where the stone's sandy hues complement the coastal setting, the purple three-awn grass softens the landscape.
This sleek master bathroom features a water-efficient toilet with a motion-controlled cover and lid, heated seat and foot warmer. Built-in speakers make it easy to enjoy your favorite music even when taking a shower.