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Harman Kardon Nova Stereo Streaming Sound System does wireless audio streaming

Harman Kardon Nova Stereo Streaming Sound System does wireless audio streaming

Harman Kardon has unveiled a new pair of stereo speakers supporting wireless streaming. The full range sound system includes a pair of compact speakers featuring sculptural enclosures designed to look as good as they sound. The Harman Kardon Nova Stereo Streaming System is designed to interface with laptops, desktop computers, tablets, and mobile devices.

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Braven 710 portable HD stereo speaker is water resistant

Braven 710 portable HD stereo speaker is water resistant

Audio company Braven has announced the availability of a new wireless HD stereo speaker designed for portable use on the go. The speaker is called the Braven 710 and it is designed to be portable and water resistant with Bluetooth connectivity. The speaker is enclosed in an aircraft grade aluminum housing promising audiophile grade sound.

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Jabra Solemate Max wireless speaker unveiled for Q4 launch

Jabra Solemate Max wireless speaker unveiled for Q4 launch

Jabra is back with another extension to its wireless stereo line of products: the Jabra Solemate Max. With the latest offering comes a decidedly Jabra-centric design customers will recognize following closely on the heels of the Solemate Mini unveiled in early September, as well as the original Solemate we got our hands on earlier this year.

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Rock Out 2 portable speaker ships with up to 20 hours of mobile playback

Rock Out 2 portable speaker ships with up to 20 hours of mobile playback

Goal Zero has announced a new portable speaker designed to allow you to listen to your favorite music on the go called the Rock Out 2. The portable speaker is now shipping and can be purchased for $59.99 with shipping included. The portable speaker comes in multiple colors and works with anything featuring a 3.5 mm headphone output.

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Sonos PLAY:1 Review

Sonos PLAY:1 Review

Once upon a time, Sonos was a tough sell. Whole-house streaming audio had its appeal, certainly, but it was also expensive. The wireless audio market has come on strong since the first Sonos all-in-one speaker, the PLAY:5, in 2009 though, and with Apple's AirPlay, not to mention various WiFi and Bluetooth models from rivals, it's time for a new entry-level option, the Sonos PLAY:1. At $199.99 apiece it's Sonos' most affordable speaker yet, billed as not only the ideal accessory for smaller rooms, but well-suited to act as the rear surround pair to the PLAYBAR. Competition is strong, though, so does the PLAY:1 do enough to keep Sonos ahead of the pack? Read on for the full SlashGear review.

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Sonos PLAY:1 official: Streaming speaker happy by the bath

Sonos PLAY:1 official: Streaming speaker happy by the bath

Sonos new baby, the PLAY:1, for its wireless streaming range doesn't come as a great surprise - we showed you exactly what it looks like last week - but the $199.99 bathroom-friendly speaker is certainly welcome. On sale from today, the $200 entry-level option to Sonos whole-home audio range serves a few roles in the line-up: a more affordable model for smaller rooms and first-time buyers; a cheaper way to set up a stereo pair; and as the perfect rear surround speaker accompaniment to the Sonos PLAYBAR we reviewed in March.

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Singing Machine Home Bluetooth speaker doubles as karaoke machine

Singing Machine Home Bluetooth speaker doubles as karaoke machine

Singing Machine has introduced its latest device, the Singing Machine Home. The round device is subtle in design and doesn't immediately lend one towards thoughts of a karaoke machine, yet doubles as such for those times when one needs to break out some entertainment. The Bluetooth speaker will be launched via Best Buy later this month, priced at $299 USD.

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Sonos PLAY:1 leaks in full

Sonos PLAY:1 leaks in full

Sonos's entry-level Play:1 speaker surprise was spoiled by Target, and now we can see what's going on inside the box, too. Target isn't processing any sales until October 13th, but SlashGear reader Steve managed to pick up a Play:1 ahead of time through eBay, and has shared some photos of the $199.99 streaming speaker with us. Check out more pictures - including comparisons with the Play:3 - after the cut.

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Libratone Loop wireless speaker unveiled with wall-mounting option

Libratone Loop wireless speaker unveiled with wall-mounting option

Libratone, maker of the column-shaped portable Zipp speaker we reviewed last year, has unveiled another wool-covered speaker option: the Libratone Loop. With the latest speaker, users are again provided with a wireless connectivity option, but wall-mounting has been added into the mix, allowing the speaker to be fixed to a wall in addition to being placed on a flat surface.

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Marshall Stanmore speaker brings vintage looks and Bluetooth to your music system

Marshall Stanmore speaker brings vintage looks and Bluetooth to your music system

Marshall has launched a vintage-looking stereo speaker line called Stanmore that harkens back to "the golden days of rock n' roll", giving owners the best of both worlds with analog knobs and modern technology. The Stanmore speaker is being offered in both black and cream colors, with a metal grille across the front and large classic-esque logo across the face.

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Jabra Solemate Mini hands on: big sound meets ultra-portable

Jabra Solemate Mini hands on: big sound meets ultra-portable

Jabra introduced its original Solemate wireless speaker late last year, and as we noted in our hands-on, it was about the weight and size of your average water bottle. For those who need something with more portability, the company is back with a new offering, the Jabra Solemate Mini, which it hails as an ultra-portable design with "surprisingly big sound."

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Jawbone MINI JAMBOX hands-on

Jawbone MINI JAMBOX hands-on

First came the JAMBOX, Jawbone's play on the portable Bluetooth speaker, all the way back in 2010. Then the JAMBOX got supersized, as the BIG JAMBOX, for those times when more music meant more fun. Finally, we have the new baby of the bunch, the Jawbone MINI JAMBOX, a sleeker version of the original intended to fit it in pocket or smaller bag. We've been putting the $179.99 speaker through its paces; check out our first impressions after the cut.

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