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    Braven LUX is One Classy Looking Speaker

    Last year was the year fashionable tech was just starting to become a Thing. Well, it’s a fully-fledged Thing here in 2015. You can bet we’ll be seeing tons of gadgets trying to look runway-ready, and we’re not just talking about wearables. Even though fashionable Bluetooth speakers aren’t exactly new, we’re expecting a lot more […]

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    Sol Republic Deck Ultra Review

    Sol Republic’s Deck Speaker was one of the standout speakers of 2014. Between its fun color choices, and the fact that it was jam packed with features, the Deck rocked. So how do you make a great portable speaker even greater? Sol Republic has redesigned the Deck so that its second generation speaker is more […]

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    Who Says Speakers Can’t Float on Air?

    Our winner for the ‘What the hell, why not?’ CES 2015 award has to be the Air2. This Bluetooth speaker doesn’t have the best audio quality, isn’t the best speakerphone, and doesn’t have the best battery life, but it does have one thing no one else seems to have—the power of levitation. The Air2 is […]

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    We Pick the Best of CES 2015

    CES 2015 has come and gone, and the tone has been set for the consumer electronics world for the rest of the year. But, only a select few had the goods to really impress us this year. We’ve been through the innumerable booths at the Las Vegas Convention Center and the Strip to bring you […]

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    Monster’s Greatest Hits at CES 2015

    Here at CES 2015, Monster had just as strong of a showing as anyone, giving us a look at some great new products they have in store for us this year. With new brand partnerships, new audio products, and the same great sound, it’s looking like a promising 2015 for the audio company, which is […]

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    Casio Trackformer Series May Turn You Into the Next Tiesto

    Enticed by the world of DJing, but intimidated by the equipment? Casio has your back with a pair of new products made to ease the learning curve for aspiring DJs everywhere—it’s finally safe to leave the warm comfort of the cross fade. At CES this week, Casio showed off their new Trackformer series, which includes […]

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    Monster Takes on Sonos With SoundStage High-Definition Wireless Music System

    At CES 2015, Monster gave us a fresh look at the SoundStage speaker system, the Sonos competitor they unveiled at IFA last year. SoundStage is a multi-room wireless speaker system with Qualcomm’s AllPlay connectivity technology, making this synchronized speaker system one of the most effective. The SoundStage line will include three different speakers—the S1, S2, […]

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    Monster’s SuperStar BackFloat is The Perfect Bathtub Companion

    Waterproof speakers? That’s old hat here in 2015. At this year’s CES, several companies are finally making waterproofing more practical—instead of dunking speakers in buckets of water just to show off, you actually have a good reason to do so. A lot of this year’s new portable Bluetooth speakers can float, and one of the […]

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    The Kube, Bluetooth Portable Speaker and a Party Cooler!

    Kube is a portable Bluetooth speaker that looks like the brainchild of Wall-E and Eve. It has an elegant aluminum and polymer-coated exterior that glistens and is sleek. The Bluetooth range of 50 feet is impressive and makes it a great option for social events, be it a sound system for music or public speaking. […]

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    Would You Spend $25k for a Speaker That Looks Like a Violin?

    Quite the arms race has sprung up around the idea of speakers playing music ‘the way the artist intended.’ More or less, audio companies are trying to get speakers to sound as similar to a live performance as possible, by chasing sound quality and imaging effects that make a speaker system sound like a stage […]

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    Philips FL3X is the Contortionist of Bluetooth Speakers

    Philips has a brand new portable Bluetooth speaker for CES 2015. It’s called the FL3X, and true to its name, it’s a flexible little speaker that you can wear easily around your wrist. The FL3X is a small, round speaker with a wristband attached to it. The rubberized sides of the speaker can be pulled […]

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    Philips Fidelio B5 is No Ordinary Sound Bar

    At CES, Philips has unveiled a new premium soundbar from their Fidelio line. The Fidelio B5 is no ordinary soundbar, though—it can break apart to create an impressive surround sound system. The Philips Fidelio B5 soundbar is a long unit that sweeps up smoothly from the front, and looks like it belongs in a premium […]

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    Chuck the Philips ShoqBox Mini into the Pool

    Philips is bringing some cheap new portable speakers to CES this year, including the ShoqBox Mini. With a name like that and its looks, you know it’s going to be rugged, but this speaker has an extra surprise that helps it sound just as good. The ShoqBox Mini is rugged, but excels at staving off […]

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    Griffin’s Twenty Bluetooth Amplifier Rocks the Sound System

    Griffin’s Twenty Digital Amplifier picks up its succinct name from having 20 watts per channel. This amplifier is no joke with Bluetooth connectivity and high-end AAC/aptX audio streaming digital codecs. Set up is easy and connection possibilities are endless. Set up is as easy as connecting the Twenty to your speakers, and then pairing your mobile […]

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    Fugoo Clutch Style Speaker Gets Larger and Tougher

    How can Fugoo improve on their already excellent clutch-style Fugoo Style Bluetooth speaker? Simple—make it bigger and louder. The new Fugoo XL is just that, packed with eight acoustic drivers, up from six, that combine to provide 24 watts of power. Specifically, we’re looking at four neodymium tweeters, two neodymium aluminum domed mid-woofers, and two […]