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Marshall Hanwell Anniversary Edition amp gives your smartphone a tune-up

Marshall Hanwell Anniversary Edition amp gives your smartphone a tune-up

If there's one thing we've liked about Marshall over the past year (not that there's just one, of course), it's that they're able to present a whole new angle on the mobile music world by simply implementing the aesthetics they've already got in place for on-stage audio. What you've got here is the release of the Marshall Hanwell Anniversary Edition amplifier, made specifically for your smartphone and bearing the distinction of being the very first home audio product to be released with "Marshall's legendary script logo."

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SlashGear 2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Audio Equipment

SlashGear 2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Audio Equipment

There are three different ways you're going it give the gift of audio this holiday season, the first being the massive amount of smart devices out there with their own external speaker - so many do these days that it's taken for granted - see: all of the smartphones, notebooks, and tablets we've worked with for several years - they're all able to play music, imagine that! The second way you're going to give the gift of audio is with speakers galore, starting with the Jawbone BIG Jambox and/or the Jawbone Jambox standard edition - or with custom color combinations if you wish with the company's new "The Remix" initiative - it's fun stuff!

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Marshall Major Pitch Black Headphones Review

Marshall Major Pitch Black Headphones Review

When we were first informed that Marshall would be creating a pair of headphones here in 2012, it seemed too good to be true. One of the most major brands in the amplification of sound, providers of sound for no less than Slayer, greatest creation of Jim Marshall himself, they were going to push that sound right up to our eardrums? Yes, of course that seemed like a good idea. As it turns out, they've not only taken their major experience in sound and hammered it down to a pair of fine over-ear headphones, they've made them comfortable to wear, too!

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Jim Marshall’s amplified life ends

Jim Marshall’s amplified life ends

One of the most influential humans to ever change the face of music, Jim Marshall Obe of Marshall Amplification, has passed away this week. This man's tagline "the Father of Loud" did the world justice through his magnanimous rise two one of the four cornerstones of rock and roll. If you've ever rolled out some lovely tunes on a Marshall amp, you're part of a legacy that for the past 50 years has kept the greatest musicians in the world in guitar-happy business.

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Marshall Fridge amps up your liquid to 11

Marshall Fridge amps up your liquid to 11

There's a brand new miniature refrigerator in town, and it's not made by any of the common cooler names you'd expect: it's an amp. This fridge is able to cool masses of cans, bottles, or whatever else you may want to include in your musically-inclined drinking space, and appears by all outward appearances to be a hefty Marshall amplifier for your guitar. And the control knobs, of course, go to 11.

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Marshall FX MAJOR and MINOR audio phones introduced with Apple certification

Marshall FX MAJOR and MINOR audio phones introduced with Apple certification

This week the folks at Marshall Headphones have introduced their newest pair, the Major FX, complete with Apple certified microphone and remote with units to be sold in Apple Stores across the USA and Canada immediately if not soon. For those of you that don't know, having a product so nicely constructed the Apple carries it in their physical store and in their online store means you've got a big hit on your hands right out of the gate, and with the Marshall name as well as Apple support, the MAJOR FX set are over-ear headphones, while the MINOR FX are earbuds with essentially the same sound quality, build quality, and fashionable look.

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Marshall Major headphones & Minor earphones get official

Marshall Major headphones & Minor earphones get official

After teasing us for the past few weeks, Marshall has finally outed its Marshall Major and Marshall Minor headphones and earphones. The affordably-priced pair cash in, unsurprisingly, on the near-legendary reputation of Marshall amps, but do seem to have a few abilities of their own; the Marshall Minor in-ear buds, for instance, have a special EarClick "lock" to increase stability, as well as an in-line microphone for hands-free use with your phone, while the Marshall Major earphones can fold down for easier transportation.

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