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Tronsmart Bang portable party speaker review – Updated for 2023

REVIEW – In April 2022, Michael Strange reviewed the Tronsmart Bang Portable Party Speaker.  It was a good speaker back then, and now Tronsmart has decided to update it this year.  Read on to see the updates and if they make a noticeable difference. What is it? The Tronsmart Bang Portable Party Speaker is marketed as …

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Trettitre TreSound1 HiFi Bluetooth speaker review – It demands to be seen

REVIEW – There’s an old saying from author Margaret Wolfe Hungerford in 1878, “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” Nothing proves her quote more accurately than the Trettitre TreSound1 Bluetooth speaker. Love it or loathe it, it’s a sight to behold. What is it? The Trettitre TreSound1 is a cone-shaped table-top Bluetooth speaker …

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Tronsmart Bang SE Bluetooth speaker review

REVIEW – Since I started testing and reviewing gadgets for the Gadgeteer, I have been able to enjoy several different sizes, brands, and types of portable Bluetooth speakers with various capabilities. I could possibly be referred to as some sort of collector since I still have and play off of them at one time or …

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EarFun UBOOM L portable Bluetooth speaker review – will it bring fun to my ears?

REVIEW – Bluetooth speakers – they’re everywhere.  This new one from EarFun intrigued me for a couple of reasons.  Let me explain.  I use a Bluetooth speaker in my golf cart – my primary form of transportation here in the world’s largest retirement community.  I place it in an overhead tray just above and behind …

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Tronsmart Bang Mini Portable Party Speaker review – She may be mini, but she be fierce

REVIEW – As the holidays approach, you may be thinking of either giving—or getting—a Bluetooth speaker as a gift. Unfortunately (or fortunately), there are so many to choose from, I almost feel sorry for the person who has to choose. I pay close attention to what’s available and I’m overwhelmed. Besides the big players in …

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Edifier MP100 Plus Bluetooth speaker review – decent sound in a portable, water resistant package

Edifier MP100 Plus

REVIEW – Portable audio is such a common thing today. People are always listening to music, podcasts, videos, etc., on wired headphones, Bluetooth headphones, the speaker on their phone, a portable speaker, whatever. Whether we like it or not it’s all around us. If you’re wanting to listen to audio at a volume louder than …

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Muzen Original III AM/FM Radio & Bluetooth Speaker review – Back to the future

REVIEW – Let me say upfront that I am a fan of mid-century modern design. I love the clean, uncluttered lines, the smooth expanse of wood in the furniture, and especially the “atomic ranch” look of that period’s TVs and radios. Mid-century also recalls a simpler time that I’m sure I look back on with …

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Tribit StormBox Blast Portable Bluetooth Speaker review

REVIEW – For the past few years that I have been a part of the Gadgeteer team, I have been able to test and review several portable Bluetooth speakers of different sizes, power, features, and sound quality. Generally, all of the speakers I reviewed were decent with some outperforming others within their respective categories of …

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Edifier WiFi Smart Speaker review – big sound, no foolin’ around!

REVIEW – I know about Edifier’s reputation for speaker products  (my son has a pair for his turntable), but now I have something new to play with! We’re looking at the Edifier WiFi Smart Speaker, which promises powerful sound with Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity. Does it rock? Does it whimper? To the review! What is …

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Soundcore Motion Boom Plus Bluetooth speaker review – A better Boom

REVIEW – I will state up front that I love portable Bluetooth speakers. It doesn’t matter how big or small they are, how expensive or cheap they are, or how good or bad they sound—well, scratch the bad-sounding part. I like them because I listen to music all the time. And so I use different …

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A cooler for jamming on the beach!

NEWS – Summer is here!  And that means it’s time to start planning your next trip to the beach.  If you’re heading that way, take a look at the new cooler that Igloo recently announced, the KoolTunes Boombox Playmate.  As the name suggests, it’s a cooler with a built-in boombox, all the way back from …

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Soundboks Go Bluetooth Performance Speaker review – This mini-monster speaker redefines what portable means

adjective: Portable able to be easily carried or moved, especially because being of a lighter and smaller version than usual. Notice that when you look up the word “portable” in the dictionary, you don’t find any reference to the new Soundboks Go portable speaker. It’s true that the $700 Go speaker is a lighter and …

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Tronsmart Trip waterproof Bluetooth speaker review – the little speaker that could

REVIEW – I live in the Pacific Northwest where it rains, a lot. I try to enjoy the outdoors as much as possible and if you want to listen to some music while outside with others you need a waterproof speaker. Enter the Tronsmart Trip waterproof Bluetooth speaker. Let us see if it can hold up …

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