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A sleek minimalist design combined with dynamic sound and dope features helped the Scandinavian wireless speaker earn a spot on our 50 Best Gadgets of 2012 list. Its most noteworthy asset is easily the Innovative PlayDirect option, which grants users the ability to wirelessly stream audio without connecting to a Wi-Fi network. The Zipp also boasts a built-in battery for on-the-fly listening and a USB port for charging portable devices.