Bluetooth speakerphone

In my search for awesome portable speakers, I have had some luck as of late.  I have done a few reviews here on The Gadgeteer for portable Bluetooth speakers that are solid choices for the audiophile looking to untether take his or her tunes from the confines of the living room.  But until now, I [...]

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Soundmatters has introduced a new speaker to compliment the original – and amazing – FoxL portable bluetooth speaker. The DASH7 is a thin, ¾ inch-high wireless pocket-portable Bluetooth soundbar and speakerphone that will fit into any purse or jacket pocket. Soundmatters' Lee Adams states how amazing it is to get DASH's performance out of something [...]

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Because the external speaker on my iPad mini is wimpy, I'm always happy to try out another portable, Bluetooth speaker.  When Planet Audio offered their Lynx PB252C Bluetooth Speaker for a Gadgeteer review, I raised my hand.  It looks nice, and it has a compact shape that should make it great to throw in your gear bag.  How does [...]

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With all the portable Bluetooth speakers reproducing like rabbits, market leader Jawbone can’t afford to sit by and just watch. And they haven’t. Jawbone has introduced the newest member of the JAMBOX clan, the JAMBOX MINI. This speaker is about half the width of the original JAMBOX. and the sound quality is a bit shy of its [...]

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This cup is full of music

There's no question of whether the cup is half full or half empty.  The speeCup is full of music and full of features.  It looks like a travel mug and fits perfectly in your car's cup holder, but it is a 8"-tall, portable Bluetooth speaker / speaker phone that can be used in the car [...]

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The new TouchTone Bluetooth Portable Wireless Speaker from id America connects with phones, tablets, computers, or other Bluetooth-enabled device to let you share your music or to act as a speakerphone for hands-free calling.  Two 2W speakers "deliver deep base and clear highs" in a package small enough to take with you.  The rechargeable battery [...]

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Smart watches are the big topic lately, with rumors of various companies supposedly releasing their version at any moment now.  If you don't want to wait, there are some smart watches already on the market.  (You can see reviews done here at The Gadgeteer of some smart watches in the related links at the bottom [...]

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Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, Reviews, Watches and Clocks

The Slingshot by BlueFlame is a Level-IPX4 waterproof speaker that can even be used in your shower.  The speaker supports Bluetooth V2.1+EDR, A2DP, AVRCP, and HFP devices, and it produces "big, beautiful sound with increased bass response and sonic radiator technology."  It even has a microphone, so you can use it for hands-free calling with your [...]

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Edifier reminds us that good things come in small packages, and they say their new MP260 Extreme Connect speaker is no exception to that rule.  The Extreme Connect is small (6.4” x  2.44”  x  1.7” and 0.93lbs ), so it travels with you.  It has a rechargeable lithium-ion battery that provides up to 12 hours [...]

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My family, like so many others these days, got rid of our landline a few years ago and rely solely on our cellphones.  That saves us some money, but it does introduce some aggravations.  My husband and daughter both tend to miss calls because they don't remember to take their phones off silent when they [...]

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Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, News

Not too long ago I had a few Bluetooth earpieces that I mainly used  while driving. I had a few Motorola ones like the H700, plus I have still been using the Plantronics Voyager that I reviewed some time ago that I really enjoy. However, my problem was often that I didn't have the earpiece [...]

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Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, Car Gear, Reviews

The Twist Wireless Speaker and Bluetooth Speakerphone from RichardSolo has a lot of nice features that you'd want in a Bluetooth speaker.  It has two 3-watt speakers and a passive subwoofer for great sound.  It has "A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) Bluetooth capability for wireless music streaming and HFP (Hand-Free Audio) + HSP (Headset Profiles) for [...]

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Bēm Wireless recently introduced their speaker trio, a set of three wireless speakers that let you share music from a single Bluetooth device to your entire party.  The speaker trio is a set of three 6" cubes that are wirelessly connected to a single base.  The base also serves as a conductive charger for the [...]

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This Stellé speaker adds a fashionable touch not usually seen in portable Bluetooth speakers.  Inside the Stellé Audio Clutch is a stereo pair of "proprietary (1.5”) acoustic drivers" that will connect to any Bluetooth-enabled device (range of up to 50 feet).  If you'd rather, you can connect your device to the speakers via USB or 3.5mm audio [...]

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The portable boomBOTTLE speaker from Scosche, just introduced at CES, is a waterproof speaker that measures 2.85" in diameter and 8.2" long and can fit in a cupholder or the bottle cage on a bicycle.  It wirelessly connects to any smartphone or tablet capable of connecting with a Bluetooth 4.0 device with A2DP, AVRCP, HFP profiles; [...]

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