Kickstarter has created a stylish alternative to boombox-sized wireless speakers as a part of its new stereo project with 18 days to go on the fundraising platform.
The 1Q is a three-inch cubed speaker that connects to nearly all smartphones, laptops and tablet device.
The speaker is handcrafted wooden sound system working on Bluetooth. It is small enough to fit in your palm, but can fill up a room with sound. It has a 30-foot range and carries 10+ hours of battery life.
You get a choice of either bamboo or walnut, and there is a red beech limited addition too. You can also connect two speakers together to make them stereo.
The team has raised more than $25,000 on Kickstarter already — more than twice their $10,000 initial goal.
The idea behind using wood, according to David Laituri, the creator of the speakers is to use the natural acoustic properties and inherent renewability of wood to wherever you and your mobile device wander: to the office, the back yard or simply from room to room as told to geeky gadgets.