It’s not often that you find a speaker that’s built like a tank. While it may not take all that much abuse, its metal construction and mirror-polished chamfering really makes it look and feel far more expensive than it really is. However, there’s a lot more to a Bluetooth speaker than just construction.
This is a bit of an odd one. This is a 360-degree Bluetooth speaker from Tronsmart with a downward-firing bass driver. In reality, it’s not entirely 360 degrees, as it has two drivers facing opposite directions under that grille. However, it makes for a speaker that fires sound everywhere and looks awesome doing it.
The Google Pixel 2 launch has been nothing if not problematic. From screen burn-in issues to devices that failed QC being shipped to customers, the launch has been a tad messy and many people aren’t happy. Unfortunately, a new issue is ... Read More »
I can already hear people screaming. “$2,400 for a speaker? Who would be crazy enough to buy that?” What if I told you that they can be used in pairs via a separate hub? What if I told you that, with the remote, a stereo setup using the Phantom Silvers costs over $5,000?
Master & Dynamic MW60 on the Twelve South Fermata stand
Master & Dynamic is known for its over the top build quality and materials. Seriously, hold a pair and you’ll understand. The MW60 is the highest end model in its lineup and it takes what is so great about the wired MH40 and takes it to ... Read More »
Fender is known for making guitars and amplifiers that are easily recognized by nearly anyone. So it’s no surprise that the company is getting into Bluetooth speakers. The Newport is the cheaper of the pair, offering the classic guitar amp look paired with most of the Bluetooth basics.
Price: $199.99Battery: 12 hoursConnectivity: Bluetooth 4.2 with ... Read More »
This one is for the bassheads out there. If there is one thing that most Bluetooth speakers lack, it’s bass. I’m not talking about low-end rumble, I’m talking about actual impact. Bass usually requires enclosure size, and portable speakers lack this. However, there are exceptions.
Price: $69.99 Battery: 5,200mAh, 11 hours Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.0, ... Read More »
Bluetooth speakers are a dime a dozen, but V-MODA is doing what it does best: stand out. The company is a mix of fashion and audiophile, attempting to bring amazing sound and stunning design together. This Remix speaker features a plethora of custom metal or 3D-printed parts that can be attached to it to change its ... Read More »
The Wearhaus Arc headphones started off on Kickstarter, and despite the site’s iffy reputation, this project launched and is now for sale. It attempts to bring unique features like music sharing to the world of Bluetooth headphones.
Drivers: 40mm neodymium dual diaphragm Impedance: 28.5 ohms Bluetooth version: 4.0 with AptX Battery life: 16 hours, 1200mAh ... Read More »
Generally, audio quality and fashion are polar opposites in the headphone world. I won’t name names, but many of the hip and expensive brands simply can’t produce audio that’s representative of their price. So what can these golden headphones do?
Drivers: 8mm titanium Impedance: 16 ohms Price: $199.99 Where to buy: Read More »