Techmoan reviewed this reimagining of a 1980-era portable record player, the the Anabas GP-N3R. He says, "If you want a portable record player that looks like a suitcase and sounds about as good as one, you're spoilt for choice. On the other hand you've got this – The Anabas GP-N3R, aka The Freestyle, it may look like a toy but it kicks most other retro-styled rejects into lost-luggage."
Back when most everyone listened to music on vinyl, frequently switching between 45 RPM 7" platters and 33 1/3 RPM 12" albums would mean that eventually, you'd forget to flip the speed selector switch on your record player and a song would come on at the wrong speed. Sometimes, it sounded right. Occasionally, it even… READ THE REST
Audio-Technica's Sound Burger was a weird record player that sounded ok to me, if memory serves. Crosley makes a USB version. READ THE REST
Over at the Vinyl Factory, Anton Spice shares a wonderful collection of 1960s and 1970s stereo systems designed for Space Age bachelor pads. Above, the classic Electrohome Apollo 711 (1970); below are a few more of my favorites. See more at: "The 15 most incredible Space Age record players" (VF) Mega 3300 (1963): Rosita Stereo… READ THE REST
Whether you're looking to learn some of today's AI systems to beef up your resume or are hoping to head on a new career path because you're so bored of your current desk job you could cry, mastering the art of machine learning may just be what the doctor ordered. Unlike a lot of other… READ THE REST
There's a lot to be said about learning a new language as an adult. Among other reasons why having an extensive vocabulary in any language is important, learning a new tongue is a perfect way to score a new job, have an impressive ice breaker, or just keep your mind fresh while learning how to… READ THE REST
The weather (among other things) has been absolutely atrocious this past year, and no one knows heartbreak more than someone who was five minutes away from finishing a major project when the power decides to take its final bow for an undisclosed amount of time. This set of power stations are yours for the taking… READ THE REST