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Now you can take your gadgets into the bathroom with the ShowerTunes Shower Curtain / Liner. The curtain features a built in waterproof speaker system and a special play-through/see-through pouch to place your smartphone or tablet. Watch and listen to music while you shower, or take a call while you soak in the tub. The… Read More

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A bang for your buck

Talk about turning swords (in this case, bullets) into plowshares; the thodio A-BOX .50 cal Ammo Can BoomBox heavy edition has to be one of the most unusual and ingenious speaker conversions I've seen lately. Just look at the thing: It's an authentic steel ammo box that has been converted into a powerful, handmade boombox… Read More

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The popularity of portable Bluetooth speakers is pretty obvious if you've been keeping track of all the reviews we've been doing for the past year or two. Guess what? We have another one for you today. It's the S113BT from Arctic. What makes this speaker any different from all the others on the market? This… Read More

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

When it comes to Bluetooth speakers, which one is more important to you, big sound or portability? If you answered portability, I think you may be interested in learning more about the Bluetune-Bean from Divoom. This is a small Bluetooth speaker with a carabiner loop that can be used to attach it to your belt… Read More

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There's a new speaker company in town and they're nude. Boy, that was easy to write! Seriously, NudeAudio is a recent player in an almost over-crowded portable speaker market. One way they are trying to be noticed – besides their name – is to make speakers that look like no other, which is understandable because… Read More

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Last year, The Gadgeteer reviewed the beautiful and innovative Geneva Model S. Nothing looked like it (or still looks like it) and the motorized dock was a conversation starter. However, that was so then and this is now. Once the iPhone 5 and new iPad ditched the 30-pin connector, the days of speakers with docks… Read More

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

The latest Bluetooth speaker to show up on my doorstep is the Minx Go Bluetooth speaker from Cambridge Audio. I've been using it for a few days and so far it's been a winner in both sound and battery life. It's more expensive than some of the other speakers that I've looked at recently (see related… Read More

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Ok kiddies, it's time to put on your Martha Stewart apron and bust out some scissors, glue and construction paper so you can make this cool (and free) sound amplifying dock for your smartphone. Consider this as an upgrade to the DIY Styrofoam Cup Sound Amplifier idea that we brought you a few weeks ago… Read More

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Posted in: Do-It-Yourself, How-To, iOS, News

Gadgeteer reader Gary Henderson sent in a great tip for anyone who wants to increase the volume on their tablet without spending money on portable speakers or other accessories. All you need is a simple paper, plastic or Styrofoam cup and a pair of scissors or a knife. Cut a slot in the cup and… Read More

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A few weeks ago Steve reviewed the Kinivo BTX450 Bluetooth Speaker and gave it a thumbs up. Today I'm going to tell you about another Bluetooth speaker from Kinivo. The BTX350 is physically smaller with a smaller price tag to match. But how does it sound? That's the $39.95 question. Let's take a look. Note: Images… Read More

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

Are you shopping for a portable speaker for your favorite Bluetooth enabled device? Take a look at iHome. They have a large variety of speakers, so if you can't find something there, you probably don't know what you want. They recently sent me the funky looking iBT4 wireless Bluetooth speaker which I've been testing for a couple weeks… Read More

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

We've been seeing a huge influx of portable wireless Bluetooth speakers on the market in the last year or two, but now there's something new on the horizon that will make streaming music from your mobile devices even easier. The Musemini DBoom portable speaker connects to your smartphone via NFC (and Bluetooth if you don't… Read More

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Logic3 has introduced the Scuderia FS1 Air speaker dock from their Ferrari Audio lineup of speakers and headphones:. The design is inspired by Scuderia Racing Team’s work with Ferrari. The Speaker looks fast with a sloping front nose and a raised spoiler in the rear. Even the two rear-facing speaker grills look like classic tailpipe… Read More

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The Divoom Bluetune-solo is a portable Bluetooth speaker that will let you enjoy your tunes wirelessly, while also providing speakerphone capability, all in a package that is half the size of a can of soda. There are a lot of portable Bluetooth speakers on the market right now, let's see if this one is worthy… Read More

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