Bluetooth speakerphone

invoxia-nvx200

If your smartphone is your only phone and you no longer have a landline, you should look into a device like the Invoxia NVX 200 docking station. First of all, it's a universal phone charging dock as long as you don't have a smartphone with a USB Type-C connector. Micro USB, Apple Lightning connector and [...]

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urge-basics-cuatro-bluetooth-speaker-2

Anyone who uses a smartphone, tablet, or even a laptop knows at some point you're going to wish you had a speaker that sounds better than the wimpy little speakers that are built in to these portable devices.  There's a plethora of portable speaker options on the market, ranging from really cheap to very expensive. [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, Bluetooth Gear, Reviews
ihome-sound-flask-ibt32

When I was a kid, I remember poring over the catalogs we'd get (especially the Sears' Wish Book), and I'd look at everything that could be a gift for my family members - if only I had some money...  It always seemed to me that the gifts for men were strange and/or utilitarian.  Women had [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, Bluetooth Gear, Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News
onandoff-sound-cover-ipad-air-2

Even though my iPad Air 2 has louder speakers than any other iPad I've owned, it's still not capable of room-filling sound.  The Sound Cover from onandoff promises to increase the sound of an iPad Air or Air 2 by up to 400%.  The Sound Cover snaps on over the front of the iPad to protect the [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, Cases and Covers, iOS, News

A couple of years ago, we told you about a Stelle Bluetooth speaker that looked like lady's clutch purse.  Stelle is back again with another clutch purse Bluetooth speaker, but this one has room inside so you can actually carry your things inside.  The Stelle Audio Mini-Clutch Speaker has the speaker hidden in one side [...]

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maverick-chef-tunes-thermometer

If you have a tiny kitchen like mine, every item on the countertop has to have earned its place there.  The Maverick Chef Tunes Bluetooth Speaker and Roasting Thermometer does quadruple duty, so it would be worthy of the 12" x 2.5"  x 3.5" of counter it would require.  The Chef Tunes is a Bluetooth [...]

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Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, Home and Kitchen, News, Watches and Clocks
Om One

One thing I used to daydream about as a child is having the power of levitation/telekinesis. To this day, that would be my super power if I could have one. And guess what? Now there's a LEVITATING Bluetooth speaker in the works! The OM/ONE is a small orb speaker that measures 3.6 inches in diameter [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, News
edge-portable-bluetooth-speaker-2

The EDGE Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker and Handsfree Speakerphone is a tiny little cube that's only 2.6" on a side, but it's loaded with functionality.  The 2" speaker inside the cube produces 3W of sound for music, movies, games, and even phone calls.  A 3-hour charge of the  built-in lithium-ion battery provides about 5 hours of [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, News
On The Shower

I am a big fan of audiobooks and podcasts.  I am an even bigger fan of listening to them while in the shower.  In the past, I have done this by cranking up the volume on my desktop stereo system that I have hooked up to my desktop computer's sound card.  This produces enough volume [...]

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divoom-travel-speaker-2

Divoom's Voombox-Travel speaker is a 3" round, puck-style speaker that's perfect for taking everywhere you go.  It has a rugged, splash-proof design that makes it perfect for outdoor use.  It streams music wirelessly using Bluetooth 4.0, and it has a built-in microphone so it will function as a speaker phone for hands-free calling.  It has [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, Bluetooth Gear, News
Braven_850_3

Big. Bigger. Biggest. These words sum up the Braven 850 Bluetooth speaker. Braven is becoming increasingly known for their range of beautiful, simple and powerful speakers with unique traits that set them apart in this overly crowded speaker market. One thing I like about reviewing products is getting to test them in everyday situations. Case [...]

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bem-speakerband

Bem  Wireless is a consumer electronics new company that was started in 2012 and has several audio / speaker related products on the market. This week at CES in Las Vegas, they introduced a new speaker that is so small that you wear it like a watch. It's called the speaker band and features Bluetooth [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, Bluetooth Gear
pulse-speaker-from-felt

The Pulse Speaker from Felt Audio is tiny (2.2" X 3.2" X 0.6"), and it has a clip on the back that lets you attach it to a bag strap, car visor, or even your clothing.  The clip also functions as a kickstand.  This 1.5W speaker reproduces 150- 18000 Hz, and its rechargeable battery gives your [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, Bluetooth Gear, News

Let me start off by saying the Scosche boomBOTTLE is a really nice speaker for cycling, or for wherever you want to carry your music.  This speaker has high quality construction, great sound, durable rugged exterior, splash proof design, and it fits in most bicycle water bottle cages and cupholders.  If you frequently participate in outdoor activities [...]

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lyrix-jive-bluetooth-speaker

The Lyrix Jive speaker is a portable Bluetooth speaker.  Like many small, portable speakers, it can also serve as a speakerphone for handsfree calling.  It uses Bluetooth 4.0 and has the AVRCP audio/video remote control profile.  All this probably sounds pretty familiar to you, but the Jive does have some unique features.  It has a suction [...]

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