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Fusion introduces a portable stereo designed for life and fun on the water

After watching others make waterproof portable speakers, a company known for making speakers and electronics for boats and other extreme outdoor uses has decided to make their own portable stereo speaker themselves—that also streams Bluetooth. New Zealand company Fusion (a Garmin company) has developed and released the StereoActive speaker, the world’s first purpose-built watersport stereo. …

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Audioengine expands its HD series with the HD3 Wireless Music System

It’s easy to make great speakers—at a cost. And it’s easy to make affordable speakers—at the expense of audio quality. Yet, Audioengine manages to achieve both of these objectives repeatedly. And they’ve done it again with the new HD3 Wireless Music System. “Classic speaker design with no plastic, full stereo sound, whole-house wireless and no …

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The Sugr Cube Alexa enabled speaker has some sweet baked in features

The Sugr Cube is a 4 inch portable speaker with Spotify Connect, AirPlay and Amazon’s Alexa services built into an attractive WiFi wood speaker that can play music for up to 24 hours with its built-in 6000 mAh Li-Ion rechargeable battery. The Sugr Cube has 4GB of storage for hundreds of songs and has been …

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Braven hits a triple with new wireless speakers

I stopped trying to keep up with Braven ages ago. Just when you think this prolific portable speaker company couldn’t come up with any more speakers—Wham! They deliver a completely new line of speakers. I’m surprised, but I shouldn’t be. Lately, Braven has been concentrating on the outdoor market by offering tough and waterproof, yet …

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Creative Aurvana ANC active noise cancelling headphones review

While I’ve tried out many types of headphones in my life, I never felt the need for noise canceling headphones. First, it was due to the battery, and second, I thought they were really pricey. When I heard about the Creative Aurvana ANC headphones, I had to give them a try. Not only were they …

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This Bluetooth speaker from FABRIQ also offers Alexa voice control fun

Anything that the Amazon Echo and Echo Dot can do, FABRIQ can do too. FABRIQ is a standalone Bluetooth speaker that comes in three eye-catching colors. The speaker is Wifi enabled for multi-room streaming, offers 5 hours of play time per charge and has Alexa-enabled features. When you tap the mic button, you can ask …

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The new Master & Dynamic MW50 wireless on-ear headphone is made for portability

Everyone seems to be jumping on the wireless headphone bandwagon, including premium audio company, Master & Dynamic. Their new MW50 Wireless on-ear headphone is their second wireless model, closely following the successful over-ear MW60. The MW50 Wireless on-ear headphones use some of the same materials as other Master & Dynamic headphones: Stainless steel, leather and …

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SumSonic Bluetooth Speaker review

Sandworms.  Admiral Ackbar. Dual-lens Camera. These are a few of the things folks said this Bluetooth speaker looks like. I thought the speaker market was nearing its endpoint with different designs, but this tubular doughnut came out of nowhere. SumSonic calls it the LLX-01 – which is not helpful in imagining what it looks like. But, the …

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Loop is the social media “TV” of the future that looks like a TV from the past

Loop is a voice and gesture controlled wireless portable TV with a 10″ HD display that you can configure by creating private and public channels that can be shared with other people. A channel can contain images, videos or even live streams from you or your favorite sites like Facebook, Instagram, Dropbox, Flickr, Apple Photos, …

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Braven BRV-Blade Bluetooth speaker review

With all the Braven Bluetooth speakers I’ve reviewed, I’m amazed how each speaker has its own “personality” in both how it handles and sounds. Some Braven speakers excel in bass, some are more tuned for vocals. You might think that they would strive for a similar sound signature across their speaker line, but I’m now …

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OPPO Digital introduces the Sonica Wi-Fi speaker

It’s always interesting to see high-end audio companies enter the world of portable speakers. They almost always up the game by bringing a level of quality and detail that cheaper companies sometimes miss. Oppo Digital is known for their planar magnetic headphones and have branched out by introducing the Sonica Wi-Fi speaker system. It’s called …

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Monster Blaster Bluetooth Boombox speaker review

Monster got its start making expensive audio cables before teaming with Dr. Dre to make Beats headphones. When that relation soured, Monster and Beats went their separate ways and well, we know what happened—Beats were bought by Apple and Monster continued making headphones under their own name. Then, Monster entered the huge portable Bluetooth speaker …

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Vi is your very own AI personal trainer who is inside top-of-the-line earphones

This new neck and ear wearable fitness tracker that was funded on Kickstarter gets to know you and actually learns what your body needs in order to help you get the workout results you want. LifeBEAM and Harmon Kardon joined forces to create an artificially intelligent companion that is voice activated and can listen and respond to your …

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