Posts Tagged: "portable speakers"

Philips Shoqbox

Philips ShoqBox SB7200 Portable Bluetooth Speaker Review

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The Bluetooth speaker market has unofficially become commoditized.  It’s the not the first time I’ve griped about the number of portable Bluetooth speakers on the market and it most certainly won’t be the last.  That said, sifting through the bin, so to speak, of wireless speakers can now be a...

HIFIMAN HM-101 USB DAC

HIFIMAN HM-101 USB DAC Review

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The first time I heard the word “DAC” I thought it was a misspelling of a company that used to send me catalogs of unusual electronic equipment made in dubious places for ridiculously low prices. Of course I eventually learned what a “digital audio converter” was and that it’s now...

Braven Speaker

Braven Bluetooth Speakers

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A2DP, as in Bluetooth audio, can be a serious battery drain on your smartphone.  Braven is totes aware of this caveat and as a result has launched three new speakers all designed to charge your smartphone on the go and provide wireless audio playback. The variation between models isn’t a...

russound airgo

Russound AGO1 AirGo Powered Outdoor Speaker

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We loved, loved the Play:3, which actually might be an understatment.  Unfortunately, they have yet to design an outdoor version, though you can rest assured that we’ve sent them a few emails demanding with this request as well as spoken directly to their PR team regarding this matter.  So until Sonos gets...

Jawbone Jambox-3

Jawbone Jambox Review (video)

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[rating: 4.5/5] Pros: Amazing sound for the size 10+ hour rechargeable battery Bluetooth and audio input connectivity Built-in mic for phone calls Cons: Expensive; $199.99 It’s rather surprising that in a world inundated with mobile devices the portable speaker market hasn’t exploded. But perhaps it’s just as well since you...

roadie

Franklin Gets Fun With Roadie Portable Speaker System

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Franlin Electronic Publishers is known for educational gadgets and dictionaries, but they’re looking to mix it up and make some fun things happen. The Roadie portable speaker is just that, a fun system for portable music sources that looks like something straight out of a computer game. It’s modular (as...