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Bluetooth speakers are a great way to bring music with you wherever you go, but they’re often pricey. If you’d rather make the speakers yourself, Instuctables user ASCAS shows off how to make one for around $15.
iOS: There are a lot of fantastic podcast apps for the iPhone (Downcast is our favourite). If you’re looking for one that does things a little differently, Castro is a new podcast manager that uses gestures for navigation, has a great iOS 7 look, and includes a lot of options for data management.
Dear Lifehacker, I’m moving into a small apartment and I don’t have a lot of space for a big TV or huge living room speakers. I also don’t have heaps of extra equipment to hook up. Even so, I want the things I do use to look and sound good when I use them. Do you have any tips to help me make the most of my space without spending a lot of money?
Web: Sharing a song should be simple. If you are listening to a track on Spotify, you should be able to share it with a friend easily, without them needing to be a Spotify user. Bop.fm makes this possible by cross-linking songs between different services, so that if you share a Spotify link with someone who isn’t a user, they’ll be able to hear the same song on other services such as Deezer, Rdio, SoundCloud or YouTube.