Rumors of the Amazon Echo getting a smaller sibling have been circulating since the beginning of the year, but details were slim with little more than it would be portable and coming soon.
Today Amazon has finally made the official reveal of not just one, but two new smaller Echo like devices; the Amazon Echo ... Read More »
A few weeks back, we reviewed Lumoid, a try-before-you-buy service for wearables, drones and photography equipment. We came out of it impressed with the excellent experience and the opportunity that Lumoid provided. Today, Lumoid is launching a new branch of service, Lumoid Listen. ... Read More »
Finding a decent Bluetooth speaker is pretty easy these days. Walk into Best Buy, Target or any large retailer and you’re presented with dozens of options that range from $15 to $300. The problem is that most Bluetooth speakers, even the good ones, don’t offer a fully immersive audio experience due to the left and right channels ... Read More »
The Logitech UE Mini Boom is one of the consensus favorite small portable Bluetooth speakers on the market and today it is all the way down to $54.99. That’s nearly half of the retail price of $99.99 and you will typically only see it discounted about $10, so this is quite a deal. ... Read More »
Amazon has caught us all by surprise with the announcement of its latest device, Echo, a speaker that doubles as a voice-controlled personal assistant. The Amazon Echo is a cylindrical speaker that offers 360-degree sound with a 2.5-inch woofer, reflex port and 2-inch tweeter that should fill a room with sound. More interesting is ... Read More »
My friend recently bought a ~$20 portable speaker from a Walgreens. He didn’t care about audio quality, he just needed a louder speaker than what’s built into his smartphone in a pinch. I understand that point of view, but I couldn’t imagine sacrificing audio quality just to spend so little, as Read More »
We already took a look at the Cambridge Audio Minx Go, their portable offering, and as promised we are following that up with the Minx Air 200. The two devices are unmistakably related – save for the button configuration, the design is nearly identical – but the Minx Air 200 is over twice the ... Read More »
The wireless speaker market is divided between traditional tech companies branching into audio and traditional audio companies branching into tech. For most audiophiles the latter group will seem the safer bet as they can feel comfortable that these familiar brands are unlikely to stray from their successful formula with the addition of wireless connectivity.
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In a move to take on companies like Beats and Bose, Samsung is using their name to push a new brand of premium audio products called Samsung Level. Originally announced several months ago, starting tomorrow Samsung’s Level premium audio products will finally be available in the US.
The starting lineup for Level includes four accessories:
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Hope everyone is off to a good start to their weekend. We’ve got a quick contest for you to help pep things up as we encroach on the often quiet weeks leading up to CES 2014.
One lucky winner is going to take home both a Divoom Bluetune-Bean bluetooth speaker as well as X-Doria’s Dash ... Read More »