Despite market saturation, portable Bluetooth speakers are still a big deal. Chalk it up to advancements in design, features, style, or a combination of those, but consumers are still snapping up what manufacturers are producing. There’s no such thing as too much choice when it comes to accessorizing to one’s personal tastes.
Summer is almost upon us! Although, if we’re going to get technical, the spirit of summer has been hammering down on many for months, depending on where one lives. Well, whatever. It’s close enough to the time of trading pencils, books, and dirty looks for sun, fun, and freedom. So you’re ready to head out more »
Marshall Headphones creates some seriously amazing audio products, from their recent Major II headphone to the mighty Woburn speaker. Despite all their classy, retro goodness, they’ve been missing one type of speaker for quite some time. All that ends now.
It’s no secret that the quality of our sleep has a direct impact on our daily lives. Our very busy lives – it’s almost like a vicious cycle. Days that are overpacked and/or demanding require more and better rest in order to do the same the next. But we tend to sacrifice sleeping hours in order to find the time to finish what needs to be done.
While attending CES 2015, I made a point to visit as many audio-related booths as I could. While floating through the upper floors in the Venetian, I happened to pop into the suite for High Resolution Technologies. Why? Because they were playing some fun music loud enough to lure me in (unlike almost half of the other suites on those three floors).
2015 is definitely starting to look like the year set for colors and styles. If you read the second half of my 2015 CES wrap-up, you’d know that when it comes to personal audio, black is outsold by color options. Now, black will always have a place in my heart and on my tech, but it’s nice to own other gear with some lively pop.
Holophonic sound has been around for some time, but only recently harnessed in a small, portable form. The Theatre Box completed its Kickstarter funding goal only a few months ago, and is now available for new customer orders.
Without a doubt, this is going to be a year of the drones. CES 2015 had an area dedicated to drones, and the enthusiasm was neither lacking nor diluted.
The next time you’re drinking with your buds, why not bring the noise and the booze in the same package? That’s what Kube, a new product we spotted at CES, proposes.
When it comes to products that are mega, there are some pretty badass options out there. First, you’ve got yourself Mega Man. Then there’s also the Nerf N-Strike Mega Centurion. Heck, even the kiddies have Mega Bloks. So when you’re Ultimate Ears and want to juice up one of your best-ever inventions, you go mega.
The Liberate BT is smaller than expected, but it doesn’t take away from how cool it looks and feels. There’s something about naked fabric, wood, and metal.
If smartphone built-in speakers were totally awesome, no one would think much about enhancing their music with separate audio output. The reality is that the tiny, built-in speakers are only great for basic sound. You can’t expect the hardware to develop much depth for music and entertainment.