It’s no secret that I’m a fan of both Soundfreaq and G-Project speakers. Both companies make excellent low-cost Bluetooth speakers with some serious sound, besting many similar speakers in sound, value, and more. I’m currently in the process of reviewing a new G-Project speaker and I’m already very excited. So it’s great to see both companies ... 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 »
I previously reviewed the Soundfreaq Sound Spot and quickly fell in love with it, due to its portability and powerful sound. And when Soundfreaq announced the Double Spot, I was intrigued. It looks like two Sounds Spots glued together, but takes a more stationary design standpoint. How ... Read More »
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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 »
Samsung’s “Level” series of audio products is getting a new member today with the introduction of the Level Box mini. Supplementing some headphones and the standard Level Box, the mini is 30 percent slimmer than the standard model and is focused on portability. To achieve this, it’s armed with a 1,600 mAh battery, ... 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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Sounfreaq’s original Sound Kick portable Bluetooth speaker blew my mind. Back when I thought my options were an expensive Bose speaker or a small (but still expensive) Jambox that sounded pretty bad, taking a chance on a company I hadn’t heard of wasn’t easy. But that thing impressed me in every way, and I fell ... Read More »
A favorite company of mine, Soundfreaq, has just launched the new Pocket Kick Bluetooth speaker. The Pocket Kick is the successor to the Sound Kick, the first Soundfreaq speaker I ever used. Though it’s similar in many ways, it changes things up by shrinking significantly and adding a longer lasting battery.
The little speaker is only ... Read More »
An alarm clock is a tool most of us use every day. It’s vital for getting up on time and avoiding getting fired for sleeping in. Many of us use our smartphones for this task, though others have old iPod dock alarms we haven’t gotten rid of. But a phone is often a poor alarm ... Read More »