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    Artist Craola Puts His Mark on the UE BOOM Speaker 

    No typo here—Ultimate Ears isn’t getting together with the crayon people (although we’d love to see that), but popular multimedia artist Greg ‘Craola’ Simkins. The result is the Safe Haven Edition UE BOOM, the latest in the artist edition line. And, like always, this is going to be a limited run, so better get in […]

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    Infinity One Speaker is Linkin Park Approved – Review

    When Linkin Park announced their partnership with Harman Kardon last year, you knew they were going to do something special. One of the first payoffs of that partnership, is the Infinity One wireless sound system. The Infinity One is similar in design to the JBL Pulse, sans the pulsating colors that light up a room. […]

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    Aiwa is Back From the Dead

    In what I can only assume is the culmination of a decade-long plot by Sony to milk Aiwa for brand nostalgia by killing it and resurrecting it nine years later, we have new Aiwa stuff! You might remember Aiwa as an electronics company big into audio equipment before business dried up and they were bought […]

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    Life-Like Dalek Speaker is Begging to Exterminate You

    We’ve seen Doctor Who Bluetooth wireless speakers before, but never anything on this level. Massive Audio has new officially licensed speakers, and they aren’t messing around with the details. We’re also pretty stoked that they remembered that the TARDIS isn’t the only thing from Doctor Who that can be made into merchandise. Of course, they […]

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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 […]