Frustrated by your iPhone’s itsy speaker? (We are.) Jonesing for the sense of accomplishment that comes with building something? (Always.) It’ll take you 30 seconds at most to fold up and stick together eco-made’s eco-amp, a fully recycled paper horn that passively amplifies the sound coming from that underpowered speaker. Eco-made was founded in May, and cops the gramophone style found in many passive iPhone and iPad amplifiers. Neither is it the first paper gramophone we’ve seen. But why spurn a design that’s served well ever since the first caveman to cup his hand over his ear heard the far-away trumpet of a mammoth? Read the full story at Wired.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, co-founder of Metacademy, and the CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and CNBC and writes a popular daily business blog. He’s the Co-Host of the award-winning podcast Techstream with Shelly Palmer & Seth Everett and his latest book, Blockchain - Cryptocurrency, NFTs & Smart Contracts: An executive guide to the world of decentralized finance, is an Amazon #1 Bestseller. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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