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iHome iDM15 Rechargeable Portable Bluetooth Speakers with Speakerphone for iPad/iPhone/iPod Review

on Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

Almost every portable device available today has the capability to play music, and everywhere you look, you’ll see someone with earphones tuning out the world.  Earphones are great, but sometimes you want to listen to music without feeling so isolated or you want to share your music with others.  Many devices have built-in speakers now,Read More…


Altec Lansing Orbit USB Stereo Speakers

on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

These Altec Lansing Orbit USB Stereo Speakers are small enough to carry with your laptop.  They pack compactly together into a cylinder to fit easily into your gear bag.  They use USB power from your laptop, netbook, or computer to significantly amplify and enhance the sound.  The speakers have stands that let you aim theRead More…


iHome iDM12 Rechargeable Bluetooth Speaker System for iPad/iPhone/iPod Review

on Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

The iHome iDM12 Rechargeable Bluetooth Speaker System for iPad/iPhone/iPod is iHome’s entry into the every growing portable/battery powered Bluetooth speaker market. Like the Monster iClarityHD speakers I reviewed in January, the iMD12 aims to give you mobile sound without the headphones. Unlike the iClarityHD, the iDM12 doesn’t bother with a microphone – it’s not aRead More…


Logitech Wireless Speaker Z515 Review

on Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

I’ve had nothing but laptops for several years now, and I’ll never go back to desktop computers. About the only thing I don’t like about laptops is their typically wimpy speakers. I don’t want to have to plug in external speakers and have my laptop tethered to them. The Logitech Wireless Z515 Speaker sounds perfectRead More…


JammyPack and Lucky Chic Announce a New Partnership

on Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

Have you seen the JammyPack?  It’s a set of  water-resistant, silver-stamped magnetic, 3W mini-speakers concealed in a fanny pack made from high-density, woven, rigid fabric.  JammyPack connects to any iPod, mobile phone, mp3/cd player, hand-held game or multi-media device.  Take the music with you by powering the JammyPack with 3 AA batteries (6-10 hours of sound)Read More…


Jawbone Jambox brings wireless speakers to Bluetooth devices

By: Andy Simmons
on Thursday, November 4th, 2010
Posted in: Bluetooth Gear

Aliph has just announced their new Jawbone Jambox wireless speaker/speakerphone.  Those familiar with Aliph’s Jawbone headsets will likely recognize the design motifs in these speakers, which come in four different colors, and house a pair of drivers, a small-dome speaker, a passive-bass radiator, and a built-in microphone.  The Jambox can be plugged into a computerRead More…


Arctic Sound S111 Portable Speakers for Laptops Review

on Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

I’ve used laptops exclusively for the past few years, and their speakers aren’t the best for listening to music.  But what can you expect from speakers the size of almonds, right?  My current laptop has the best speakers I’ve had in a laptop, but even they are weak and tinny.  They are okay for announcingRead More…


Philips SPA5210B/27 Notebook SoundBar

on Monday, June 14th, 2010

If your laptop computer suffers from wimpy, weak speakers, check out the Philips SPA5210B/27 Notebook SoundBar.  No frequency range is specified for the SoundBar, but Philips says that it uses a Neodynium magnet system and has a Bass Reflex lower-end enhancement method.  The SoundBar is 11.6″ X 3.7″ X 2″, weighs 0.8 pounds, and comes with aRead More…


FiiO S9 Digital Speaker Review

on Friday, March 12th, 2010

A couple of years ago, I moved from a desktop computer to a laptop.  I love everything about my laptop – except for its speakers.  Those things must be smaller than my thumbnail, and they sound muted and muddy.  They also aren’t capable of producing any volume, even when I peg the volume level atRead More…

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TerraCycle Frito-Lay Speakers

on Monday, February 1st, 2010

TerraCycle is a company that converts ordinary trash into consumer goods.  They work with schools and non-profits to obtain the materials they use.  TerraCycle provides the groups with collection kits and pays them for the waste material they send in. TerraCycle upcycles things like chips bags, drink pouches, and candy wrappers into backpacks, clipboards, buckets, and cleaning solutions.  Now TerraCycle  has introduced theRead More…