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Pringles can sound booster – Once you pop, the fun don’t stop

Looking for a way to increase the volume of your smartphone? We’ll show you how to make a DIY sound booster.

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Photo: LifeHacker

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Phone speakers are not the best when you’re trying to play someone Lil John’s “Turn Down For What”.

If you’re looking to pound the beats, there’s countless home remedies to make the sound project louder, all without buying a fancy portable speaker.  There’s timeless classics such as placing the phone in the bathroom sink, or the old  glass vase or pitcher trick. It’s not a huge improvement, but it does help.

Other than plugging your phone into a stereo via an aux input, these are the only options we have….until now.

There’s a new Mickey Mouse shortcut in town, and it  comes equipped with a Pringles can. 

Smartphone Pringle Quality

Here’s what you’ll need to create this sound booster

  • Pringles can
  • Toiler Paper
  • Scissors or a box cutter
  • Tape
  • Binder clips

If you’re looking for step-by-step instructions on how to build one of these bad Larry’s, Mashable has a really great instructional video, which you can find here or at the bottom of this article.

Looking at the pictures of what this looks like gives you a pretty good idea on how to build one of these. But, if you’re like me, instructional videos are never a bad idea.

Here’s the instructional video:

What do you do boost the sound of the speakers of your phone?

H/T Mashable

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