This week, a look at the Nuforce Cube: don’t let its size fool you.
So what exactly did NuForce have in mind when it created the Cube, an almost-perfect 2.3-inch square portable speaker?
It’s slightly too big for a prize in a box of Cracker Jack, too small to entertain this weekend’s block party and barely heavy enough (5.6 ounces) to hold down a pile of napkins in a summer breeze.
The Cube, obviously, is a speaker. But NuForce, which made its name several years ago with high-end amplifiers costing thousands of dollars before expanding into affordable desktop-audio products, envisioned something grander. The Milpitas, Calif., company calls it a mobile audio center with rechargeable speaker, a USB digital-to-analog converter that bypasses a computer’s built-in converter and a headphone amplifier for enhanced private listening.
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