The tiny, $29 gadget can mix two audio sources with a simple fader, allowing friends to share the acoustic landscape and mix in effects in realtime.
As with all crowdfunding efforts, caveat emptor: the team have a working prototype and a quote for a full production run if they can meet their minimum order, and have some product development background, but this is a much more ambitious project than their previous efforts. But it's a clever and elegant device, and the financial risk is minimal. $75 gets you one in an aluminum case.
Simply by connecting two audio sources to your Openmix and plugging it into a speaker or sound system, you can share and mix music anywhere with anyone! Thanks to a miniaturized audio crossfader, the user can quickly mix back and forth between two tracks or create a smooth transition from the end of one song to the beginning of another.
Openmix, the world's smallest audio mixer.
It’s free for anyone to take, and Finns can get credit at the Open University of University of Helsinki (yes, that’s what it’s called).
Though Everfair is Nisi Shawl’s debut novel, it’s also been a hotly anticipated book for years, as Shawl is the co-author of Writing the Other, a seminal book about diversity in prose; and is a much-respected critic and teacher. The book was worth the wait.
I’ve been noting humorous updatings of Ambrose Bierce’s 1906 humor classic The Devil’s Dictionary for years — there was the publishing edition, and this corker on copyright — but the Educational Technology edition, by New Storytelling author Bryan Alexander has a currency and an urgency that scores an acerbic bullseye.
I’ve never really felt the need to purchase a smartwatch because a lot of them aren’t very functional, but at just shy of $30, the Martian Notifier Smartwatch was worth checking out. For that low of a price, it actually does feature an impressive amount of functionality, and comes in handy when you don’t want to be carrying around your […]
Geek Fuel is a subscription delivery service that caters to those of us that love comics, gaming, and general geek culture. Every month, Geek Fuel will assemble a box of goodies with a value of $50 or over. The specific items are a mystery, but you’ll always get an exclusive t-shirt not found anywhere else, a full […]
If you like to DIY and you like helicopters, you’re going to really love the Flexbot Hexacopter Kit. This copter blows traditional models out of the water: it includes everything you need to actually build your own hexacopter, and then pilot it like a pro, too.The construction is complicated enough to give you a challenge, […]