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    JBL Soundgear is a Wearable Speaker You Wear Around Your Neck

    You don’t know it yet, but you want a wearable speaker. Sounds a bit crazy, but think about this: how nice is it to listen to music without having headphones in your ear or on your ear? On the contrary, how nice is it keeping your music and tunes personal without bothering or including others […]

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    Lenovo Enters the Smart Home With Their Own Alexa-Enabled Smart Assistant

    Amazon’s immense success moving Alexa devices during the holiday probably didn’t come as a surprise to anyone in the tech industry. It certainly didn’t come as a surprise to Lenovo — they’ve been working with Amazon to create their own smart home speaker, and they’re showing it off at CES 2017. The Smart Assistant is, essentially, […]

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    Samsung Will Have a New Soundbar That Doesn’t Need a Subwoofer at CES

    It’s about time. Soundbars have long been great audio options for people who want a simple, all-in-one speaker system to pair with their television, reducing clutter. They’re sometimes used in surround systems, too, but in recent years, soundbars have been outfitted with virtual surround sound tech, making them viable lower-cost alternatives. The sticking point has […]

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    Mass Fidelity Launches the raD, a Rugged Wireless Hi-Fi Speaker

    Mass Fidelity is a crowdfunding success story with a few products under their belt in their Core speaker system, which uses acoustic tricks to expand its soundstage. In other words, they’re good at getting a surround sound effect from a single speaker — so good that they got enough money to make more speakers. Today, they’re launching […]

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    Sonos Releasing a White Model of Their SUB Subwoofer Later This Month

    After sticking with only all-black speakers and subwoofers for a while, Sonos started offering their home audio products in white not too long ago. But, it hasn’t been an even rollout — they’ve had the Play:1, Play:3, and Play:5 speakers in white for a while now, but not the SUB, their standalone subwoofer. That changes later […]

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    Sonos Will Work With Amazon Alexa and the Spotify App in 2017

    Sonos has long been a terrific choice for setting up a simple wireless home audio system. Their speakers are all connected using Wi-Fi, with a central app enabling control over one, some, or all of those speakers. But, the technology Sonos used wasn’t something that meshed well with other products and services, which held it […]

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    Vava Voom 20 Bluetooth Speaker Review

    There’s a lot of competition in the Bluetooth speaker market, but here in the middle of the summer months, there’s no shortage of people who need one — no pool party is complete without music, preferably music that doesn’t cut out post-cannonball. The Vava Voom 20 is another cylindrical portable Bluetooth speaker (measuring 7.58″ x 2.81″ x 2.38″), although this one […]

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    Vifa’s Oslo Bluetooth Speaker is Killer Sound Wrapped in Wool (Review)

    Have you ever seen a Bluetooth speaker wearing a wool sweater? Vifa’s Oslo Bluetooth speaker keeps those sick beats hot with a killer sound system and an equally impressive wool exterior that is reminiscent of its Danish origins — not Norwegian, despite appearances (all of Vifa’s speakers are named after Scandinavian capitals). Unboxing the Oslo Bluetooth Speaker […]

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    Kef Muo Wireless Speaker Review

    The portable Bluetooth speaker market is crowded, with a long list of entries at virtually any price point. Big ones, small ones, splash-proof ones, bass-heavy ones, rugged ones and pretty ones. If you’re looking for a particular characteristic or feature, chances are you can find a speaker that has it. If you’re looking for a […]

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    Bose Has Created a DIY Speaker Cube to Help Kids Learn About Sound

    Here’s something unexpected — Bose has gotten on board with the maker movement to make an intuitive, educational product for kids in the form of a DIY speaker. The BoseBuild Speaker Cube comes disassembled, encouraging kids (and adults) to put together their own speaker, learning about just what makes a speaker a speaker in the process. […]

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    These Ultra-Slim Speakers Make Great TV Companions

    The home audio market is flush with excellent products, especially when it comes to making the most of television audio. Quality soundbars and multi-channel systems are easy enough to find, even if the price can be pretty high. But, space often comes at a premium, and while soundbars are a good alternative, a good one […]

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    Creative iRoar Intelligent Speaker Review

    Creative’s iRoar Bluetooth speaker is being dubbed “the most intelligent speaker on the planet,” and it very well could be. The svelte desk-top speaker is not just loaded up with features, but it’s full of huge high fidelity sound. A few of the notable features include a 5-driver design, a built-in Creative digital audio processor, […]

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    Burberry and Bowers & Wilkins Team up for Swanky Gold Edition T7 Wireless Speaker

    2016 is, among other things, the year of designer fashion/high-priced audio collaborations. First we got Coach editions of Harman Kardon’s Soho Wireless Headphones and Esquire Mini Bluetooth Speaker (in glorious leopard print), and now we’re getting this stunning Burberry edition Bowers & Wilkins T7 wireless speaker. Unlike Harman Kardon’s stuff, though, this collaboration is all […]