Outdoor Tech is known for their rugged, wireless Turtle Shell boom box, and at CES 2014 the Big Turtle Shell was the front and center star. Even with the noise and bustle all around, these audio products brought some serious sound.
Slowly and surely I’ve been finding more reasons to not watch cable programming. Price, of course, is the primary factor, but now that I’ve been spending more time looking, I can find content I want online.
Creative Labs has been well-known for their Sound Blaster sound cards for PCs. I’ve always used them in my gaming rigs throughout the years. They’re powerful, feature-rich, and have never let me down. Creative has had their brand of speakers over the years, too.
It’s no secret that I love my Samsung Galaxy Note 2. Almost two years ago, my laptop prematurely died. I’ve owned only two laptops in my life so far, and neither of them lived much longer than three years, despite my careama and vigilance.
A lot of manufacturers are getting in the Bluetooth speaker game, or at least upping the ante with their new and current products. Some are going bigger for better sound and quality, while others are designing ones to appeal to those looking for something compact and portable.
External battery packs are pretty commonplace these days, so it takes a bit of something extra in order to stand apart from the rest of them out there. It’s not always an easy feat to accomplish, considering that so many manufacturers are attempting to achieve the same goal (we think).
With the way that Qi wireless charging is gaining popularity and widespread use for smartphones, I’m starting to look at standard USB cables in a different way. Like how they.. kind of suck. They’re typically too long, gangly, and tangly. There’s no real convenient way to store them either.
If you’ve held out so far on getting a portable Bluetooth-enabled speaker, 2014 is your year to get one. Not only are they available is all sorts of sizes, colors, and personalities, they pack more features than just your regular speaker.
The personal audio market is pretty populated these days. To remain competitive, it can mean adapting an extra something-something in order to stand apart from the crowd. This can be a new direction in marketing, improved performance, a significant drop in price, or even having a celebrity endorsement.
If you haven’t noticed, there have been a lot (i.e. a flood) of new audio products hitting the market recently. New technologies and features have been added to speaker systems to add value and maintain a competitive edge.
There’s been a growing shift of manufacturers introducing higher-quality audio in smaller, portable products. With the market practically saturated with smartphones and tablets, it’s any wonder why there are so many players in the game of compact wireless speakers.
Solar power is a popular choice for camping and outdoor activities. Sunlight is free, and a good solar panel can collect a lot of energy during the course of a day, enough to fully charge most smartphones (and then some). But what happens when it’s too cloudy, or once the sun sets? That’s where the more »