AmpTune — Dual Dock Stereo Speakers + Charger for iPhone/iPod/iPod touch
Company: Macally

Price: $70 MSRP ($51.22 U.S. from—good value!)

Audiophiles: stop reading now. This product is not for you.

Normal music listeners: pay attention. You may overlook this unusual speaker system, which would be a mistake.

AmpTune, just released from Macally, is a small, compact, versatile, affordable, portable or powered way to hear music and view iPhone/iTouch videos with style and innovation. A handy remote control unit allows users to switch tracks and adjust volume, plus a couple of other tricks, from across the room. Audio quality is concentrated on the midrange spectrum, but by setting your player’s equalizer to Bass Booster the audio response is fine for typical listening situations.

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MyMac Podcast 295 – Podcast Contest

On May 27, 2010, in Podcast, by The MyMac Podcast

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Listener feedback and anecdotes about recording the 300th podcast contest commercial (we’ll put it out someday…the outakes that is). Gaz has some sound problems with his MacBook that required some major Googling and Time Machine to solve. Plus MacAlly’s Amptune, Smile on my Mac’s PDFpen, Westone’s True-Fit Earphones, Modulr, WiFi sync app, and much more. A MAJOR announcement and a new contest for the 300th podcast! Here are some of the prizes!

MacAlly Amptune $69.99
Smile on my Mac PDFpen $49.95
ProSoft Engineering’s Drive Genius $99 and Data Rescue $99
JoeSoft’ Hear $49.95
NoodleSoft Hazel $21.95
Reggie Ashworth’s AppDelete $7.99
Boinx Software’s FotoMagico 3 Pro $149
St Claire Software’s Default Folder X $34.95
Westone’s Westone 1 True-Fit Earphones $139

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