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  • Griffin AirCurve Acoustic Amplifier for iPhone, Design Meets Tech [GIVEAWAY ENDED]

    Today I received a much anticipated package from Griffin Technology containing the AirCurve. It's basically an acoustic amplifier - the 'wow' factor being it doesn't need any electricity (or have any piece of wiring inside for that matter)! And no, it's not alien tech... just pure engineering sense.

    Griffin AirCurve is made for those who do not like the super expensive speakers available but would like a nice little solution for boosting up their iPhone's speakers. Griffin's AirCurve took traditional amplifiers to another level where there exists NO techy stuff inside - just <s>some simple</s> engineering tricks. It's the creators who can explain the secret behind it better than anyone else.

    AirCurve looks like a simple, elegantly minimal stand for your iPhone. But inside is a coiled waveguide "horn' that collects the sound from the built-in speaker of your iPhone, amplifies it (by about 10 decibels), and projects it into the room. AirCurve's waveguide has been mathematically engineered to deliver amazing amplification -- you'll swear there are full-sized speakers in there. And AirCurve's see-through translucent polycarbonate body lets you appreciate the graceful curves inside that do all the work.

    In simple words, it's made precisely such that all the sound gets collected from the iPhone's speaker at a single point and then amplified in a completely natural manner. In fact, when I tested this for myself, I could actually hear the music at the other end of room which wasn't the case before as it's a pretty HUGE room. It sure does make a pretty BIG difference.

    Not only does it work as advertised but looks great as well! The glass design looks classy and shows off the 'no wire and design only' concept in a stylish manner. Another cool thing about the product is you can even sync / charge your iPhone while using it with the AirCurve! There's no wireless magic here but the design offers a simple way to place the 30-pin connector of your iPhone's USB cable just where it's dock connector sits which makes it possible for you to connect and sync / charge.

    There are no second thoughts on this product! Worth the mere $20 price tag and a keeper for any iPhone owner - even if you just want a simple docking station. Get it directly from Griffin Technology here. It also comes with two dock adapters, each for original iPhone and the iPhone 3G / iPhone 3GS which makes it compatible with the older generation.

    If you are thinking about getting one, we ARE giving away FIVE of these! To enter, just let me know by putting a "P-" at the starting of your comment! The winners will be announced on 8th August at 5pm GMT. This contest is open ONLY to the US residents, sorry guys.

    The contest has officially ended and the winners are Zeal, JazJon, StealthBravo, rwin84 and lillewis51. Be expecting a PM from me!
    This article was originally published in forum thread: Griffin AirCurve Acoustic Amplifier for iPhone, Design Meets Tech [GIVEAWAY INSIDE] started by sayam View original post
    Comments 755 Comments
    1. angiepangie's Avatar
      angiepangie -
      Haha. Stealthy
    1. edssti's Avatar
      edssti -
      P - I will def buy one anyway
    1. mdinh26's Avatar
      mdinh26 -
      P- This is so neat! as a college student who is paying for everything, i've been looking for a set of "speakers" that don't drain electricity because i'm trying to use as little electricity as possible and this uses NONE! Perfect!! I sure hope i win one of the five. I've never won anything before so it would be pretty awesome.
    1. mastaq1's Avatar
      mastaq1 -
      P- I saw this before and didn't think much of it but now I will get one either way for my desk. A late entry but mybe I got a shot.
    1. HayWire's Avatar
      HayWire -
      P- This would be a nice replacement for my ihome steero which my chargin adapter broke... Pretty please? I stream all day!
    1. compilez's Avatar
      compilez -
      P- This would be great for my office!!
    1. avus84's Avatar
      avus84 -
      P- I would like zis very much....Please, i vant to boogy woogy to my muzik...lol
    1. jordanp's Avatar
      jordanp -
      P- booooonnnnneeeeeeeerrrrrrr
    1. musicguy303's Avatar
      musicguy303 -
      kcuf kcuf
    1. JazJon's Avatar
      JazJon -
      Wow I actually won something for real online. Cool thanks
    1. StealthBravo's Avatar
      StealthBravo -
      Thanks! ZOMG. I won
    1. viperstarpoint9's Avatar
      viperstarpoint9 -
      But stealth bravo is a moderator is that fair to us end users of modmyi? I don't think bravo should win. Any other company would say no the contest wasn't open to employees.
    1. kadinh's Avatar
      kadinh -
      i thought it would be me i guess you cant win two times in a row. and at least its only $20 at walmart.
    1. confucious's Avatar
      confucious -
      Quote Originally Posted by viperstarpoint9 View Post
      But stealth bravo is a moderator is that fair to us end users of modmyi? I don't think bravo should win. Any other company would say no the contest wasn't open to employees.
      'employees'? MMI isn't a company and the mods don't get paid. If they couldn't enter the comps they would probabluy all resign! I'm sure the competitions are run fairly and it's nice to see the mods getting a fair crack at the whip.

      Congrats SB - you deserve it
    1. NeoNightmareX's Avatar
      NeoNightmareX -
      Quote Originally Posted by confucious View Post
      Congrats SB - you deserve it

      No he doesn't
    1. blkcadi's Avatar
      blkcadi -
      ^ah the fix was in ehhhhh lmao
    1. operate's Avatar
      operate -
      does anyone else here feel like this was biased someway?
    1. angiepangie's Avatar
      angiepangie -
      Ahhh this thing was rigged!
    1. yamman's Avatar
      yamman -
      so does anyone have one of these? are they any good? i want to buy one.. $20 bucks sounds like a deal..
    1. ensigma's Avatar
      ensigma -
      Man, I just came back from Walmart.. I might head back in sec to buy one


      just went back to Walmart and bought it like I said I would. It's amazing how this block of plastic can amplify the sound from your iPhone. I just needed a simple dock for my nightstand. Apple's 3g dock was nice but I wasn't willing to give them $30 for it. This might be a bit bulkier I'm very satisfied with it.

      The only thing I'm bummed about is I was thinking about getting the SwitchEasy Neo case and usually with cases that don't have the slide off bottom, they don't fit into docks. So I guess I won't be getting a case anytime soon.