Bluetooth speaker

Feel the monster bass with JBL’s new Boombox 2 portable Bluetooth speaker

NEWS – As portable waterproof Bluetooth speakers continue to evolve and improve, it’s fun watching companies try to one-up each other (or even themselves!) with bigger and badder versions. JBL has a habit of introducing monster speakers in their extensive lineup. The JBL Boombox has reigned supreme—until now because JBL has just introduced the Boombox …

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Celia & Perah R1 and R2 FM/Bluetooth speakers review – You can build them yourself

REVIEW – In these surreal times of the COVID-19 pandemic, staying at home while practicing social distancing requires families to do things together more than ever. One of the ways to promote togetherness is to build something. But what if—like me—you’ve never made anything? In all the years I’ve reviewed portable Bluetooth speakers, all I’ve …

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When you wish Alexa had a bit more guitar…

NEWS – Quite a few companies have integrated the Alexa voice assistant into speakers since Amazon opened up the program, but this sure looks like the most metal version I’ve seen. The Uxbridge Voice is a compact Bluetooth speaker from Marshall with the Amazon Alexa assistant built-in. Marshall is arguably the most well-known performance audio …

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iLive Truly wire-free earbuds with charging case and speaker review

REVIEW – I’ve owned and tried many different “truly wireless” earbuds over the past few years, but haven’t tried one yet that also included a speaker in the charging case.  Will these earbuds be another forgettable model aside from the extra speaker, or will they stand out from the crowded herd of options in this …

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Voiz AiRadio Duo smart Bluetooth speaker review

REVIEW – The Voiz AiRadio Duo isn’t your typical speaker. It’s classy, high quality and meant to stay in one place. What is it? The VR-80 AiRadio Duo smart speaker pairs with a variety of streaming services, Alexa and it’s own app. In addition to playing music, you can use it with Alexa to set …

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Ultimate Ears biggest speaker yet brings massive, monolithic sound wherever you go

NEWS – Ultimate Ears is best known for producing small Bluetooth speakers with a big sound. That is until now, the company recently introduced its newest speaker, the HYPERBOOM. And according to UE, it’s their biggest, loudest, BOOMiest speaker yet. The unique diamond-shaped speaker is pretty massive coming in at over 14-inches high and weighing an aggressive …

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Braven BRV-XXL/2 Bluetooth speaker review – Big. Heavy. and Loud.

REVIEW – When Braven was owned by another company, they had a slew of speakers to choose from—almost too many. After they were purchased by accessory maker Zagg, Braven drastically trimmed their speaker line. One speaker—the BRV-XXL—survived the cut in the form of the updated BRV-XXL/2. I only say updated rather than improved because, in …

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Tronsmart Element T6 Mini Bluetooth Speaker Review

REVIEW – Who needs another Bluetooth speaker, right? I have so many of these things, in all different shapes and sizes.  So what’s the big deal with this Tronsmart Element T6 Mini Bluetooth speaker?  This little gem packs some powerful punch, with a pretty cool feature.  And here’s the kicker:  the price is only $29 …

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Braven BRV-X/2 Rugged Portable Speaker review

REVIEW – After a seemingly endless supply of Braven product to review, things kinda dried up when Zagg purchased Braven from Incipio. That’s now changing as a revived Braven has introduced four new portable Bluetooth speakers this year alone ranging in price from $40-$400. Each speaker boasts of built-in ruggedness to handle any weather conditions …

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Cleer Audio Halo Smart Wearable Neck Speaker with Google Assistant review

REVIEW – Over the past 2 years I have tested and reviewed several wireless earbuds with results ranging from excellent to unacceptable. Now I have the opportunity to review an entirely different type of wireless audio device. The Cleer Audio Halo Smart Wearable Neck Speaker with Google Assistant is new and interesting. Let’s see what …

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Tronsmart Element T2 Plus portable Bluetooth speaker review

REVIEW – The Tronsmart Element T2 Plus portable speaker is an update to the 2017 model I reviewed. The new guy brings all that portability with improved water resistance, upgraded Bluetooth, and a few more tricks. How does it do in testing? To the review! What is it? It’s a portable Bluetooth speaker. What’s in …

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EarFun Go SP100 Bluetooth Speaker review

  REVIEW – I have been eyeing my younger son’s wireless speaker for a while now, so when the opportunity to review the EarFun Go SP100 speaker came up, I jumped on the chance. Let’s see how it performs under some typical conditions. What is it? The EarFun  Go SP100 is a weather resistant Bluetooth …

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Wasserstein Aqua Dew Alexa shower speaker review

REVIEW – There’s nothing like a hot shower to wash away the day’s troubles, or simply to ease some aches and pains if you don’t have any troubles.  What could make that better?  Music, of course!  Anything else?  Sure – your old pal, Alexa, ready to do your bidding as you wash, rinse and repeat. …

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