I have a warm spot in my heart for Torque Audio. In an industry full of “me too” products, this small headphone company has managed to be different with their customizable t096z earphones and t402v headphones. A couple of months ago, they sent me a pair of the new AMHE303 Mercedes-Benz Limited Edition X Torque […]
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Bluetooth speakers outnumber the grains of sand on the seashore, it seems. Hardly a week goes by that I don’t see a review of a new model on some website, especially in what has ecumenically been called “The Gift-Giving Season.” /eye roll/ During this period, iClever just released a few new models, and I was
What is the best way to enjoy a movie? At home in your recliner or at a movie theater in front of a huge screen with awesome audio? What if you could get the movie theater experience but at home in your recliner without having to buy a brand new larger TV and a surround
I’ve been on a quest to find the most comfortable and best sounding wireless earbuds on the market and the latest pair that I’ve had the opportunity to test are The Dash from Bragi. Bragi The Dash started out as a crowdfunding project in the fall of 2014 that earned over 3 million dollars. Let’s
Several years ago most of us carried a dedicated digital audio device like an iPod or another brand of MP3 player with us so we could listen to our favorite tunes on the go. In those days, a lot of us also had Sirius or XM satellite radios in our vehicles. Fast forward a few
Pyle takes a Bluetooth speaker and piles on karaoke, AM/FM, a PA system and even wheels and a handle!
You can’t exactly call Pyle’s new Sing and Groove speaker portable, but since it comes with wheels and a retractable handle, you can call it transportable. The Sing and Groove looks like any suitcase you might see rolling all through airports. But this ain’t no suitcase. The Sing and Groove is a 300 watt speaker powerhouse with
Amazon’s Alexa voice service sure gets around. She started out in the Amazon Echo, then the Echo Dot, then other speakers like the Invoxia Triby, more recently Martian watches. Now you’ll even be able to talk to her with a pair of headphones from ONvocal.
When I reviewed the Thinksound On1 headphone, I came away impressed with their good build quality and warm, inviting sound which belied their monitor name. To my ears, monitors are all about accuracy—even at the expense of fun and engaging. That’s where the On1 headphone failed and succeeded. Now, Thinksound has replaced the On1 with
Why is it that a lot of monitors have crummy stands that are barely useable. Case in point, the stand on the LG 21:9 UltraWide IPS LED monitor (29EA73) that I reviewed 2.5 years ago. Great monitor, not so great stand. It that only allows for the screen to pivot forwards and backward, but does not
In midst of my last headphone review, I upgraded to the iPhone 7, which removed the 3.5 mm port. Sure, they sent an adapter to use and it worked great for finishing the review, but I realized pretty quickly that I needed to start looking into the wireless direction. Thankfully, JLab must have heard my
Two years ago, I was sent the Antennas Direct ClearStream Eclipse HDTV Amplified Indoor Antenna (35 mile range) to review. It worked well in my living room where it still resides, but I did struggle to get it to tune in all our channels in the den. The Gadgeteer was contacted by Antennas Direct about
Now that the smartphone has pretty much conquered the world, I guess it’s time that we upgrade everything else to “smart” status: our homes, appliances, cars, and our headphones. Yep. It’s time for smart headphones. Muzik One is the “smartphone of headphones” according to the Muzik website. It has a touch control panel to pause,
It could be argued that the Jawbone Jambox started the portable speaker craze. But did you know that the science and engineering behind Jambox’s success came from Soundmatters—a small audio company begun by a NASA engineer? It’s true. The late Dr. Godehard Guenther developed the Soundmatters FoxL speaker, the predecessor to so many speakers we
Has remote control overload got you down? Would you trade a handful of remotes for your TV, cable box, satellite box, Roku, AV receiver, DVD and more for one universal remote that you can control just by raising your finger? The Singlecue is the touchless remote control of the future. But does it work better
If you’ve owned any of Creative’s Sound Blaster Roar Bluetooth speakers, you know that they put out amazing sound for their size and their price. However, the latest iRoar version is not the bargain the earlier Roar speakers are. It’s use of premium materials and upgraded audio has placed it on another level—right up there