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Matrix Qube 2 unveiled as smallest stereo Bluetooth speaker

Matrix Qube 2 unveiled as smallest stereo Bluetooth speaker

Matrix Audio has introduced an update to its Qube portable speakers, the Qube 2. With this latest entrant comes the distinction of world's smallest Bluetooth stereo speaker, as well as a svelte body and very light weight. The speaker is being launched in five colors -- red, black, silver, blue, and purple -- and is available now for $79.99 USD.

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Panasonic multi-room speakers with Qualcomm AllPlay unveiled

Panasonic multi-room speakers with Qualcomm AllPlay unveiled

Along with taking us "beyond" the smart television, Panasonic also had some audio related announcements here at CES 2014. In this case, Panasonic unveiled the Multi-Room Hi-Fi Speaker System with Qualcomm AllPlay. As implied by the name, this is a multi-room setup and it consists of a few speakers as well as a network connector.

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Soundfreaq Bluetooth speaker trio takes on bedroom, study and bag

Soundfreaq Bluetooth speaker trio takes on bedroom, study and bag

Speaker manufacturer Soundfreaq has outed its new Bluetooth range for CES 2014, a trio of models intended to range from portable playback through to home use with mid-century styling. Largest is the Soundfreaq Double Spot, with a shot of Scandinavian styling cladding twin speakers, optional Tone Control for a choice of three EQ presets (flat, warm, or bright), and has three options for hooking up sources: Bluetooth, USB, or 3.5mm aux-in.

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Pure Jongo S3 and Jongo T2 Review

Pure Jongo S3 and Jongo T2 Review

Think multi-room audio and your first thought is probably Sonos, but Pure is hoping to change all that. Initially started to demonstrate the wireless chips of parent company Imagination Technologies, Pure has since taken on a life of its own, not only with a line of speakers but a Spotify rivaling on-demand media service too. Still, not for nothing is Sonos known for spanning the worlds of audiophiles, streaming geeks, and mainstream users, so can Pure compete across all three? We've had the Pure Jongo S3, a Sonos PLAY:1 alternative, and the even more affordable Jongo T2 on the SlashGear test bench; read on for our full review.

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AwoX StriimLight B-10 lightbulb features built-in Bluetooth speaker

AwoX StriimLight B-10 lightbulb features built-in Bluetooth speaker

Home automation not only gives extensive control over one's home, but also enables features of it to work in ways not previously possible. One example is the StriimLight B-10 from AwoX, which combines a speaker and an LED light to enable music playback from wherever you have a light socket. Using Bluetooth technology, owners can control the speaker using their mobile device.

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Wren V5BT Bluetooth speaker unveiled with rosewood and bamboo finish

Wren V5BT Bluetooth speaker unveiled with rosewood and bamboo finish

Wren has introduced a new Bluetooth speaker, the V5BT. The construction is said to be old school while utilizing modern Bluetooth and audio technology. Unlike some modern speakers, the Wren offering goes with a classic design, being available with both rosewood and bamboo finishes and sitting horizontal on flat surfaces so that it fits in with classical home decor.

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Singtrix karaoke tech makes your singing voice “sound like a pro”

Singtrix karaoke tech makes your singing voice “sound like a pro”

Karaoke is a fun activity for those who can sing, and is a way to passive-aggressively dole out punishment for those of us who can't hold a tune. Singtrix is a small device from the folks behind Guitar Hero that aims to blur the line between these two types of karaoke singers, and it works by altering an individual's voice in real-time. For those who already sound nice when they sing, Singtrix will reportedly make you sound great. For the rest of us, this device will keep the cats from howling when we step up to the mic.

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Favi Boomerang and Boomerang Mini wireless surround sound systems debut

Favi Boomerang and Boomerang Mini wireless surround sound systems debut

Favi has unveiled a pair of new surround sound solutions for smartphones and tablets. The new sound solutions include the Favi Boomerang and the Boomerang Mini. The larger Boomerang system is designed to be used with larger devices like tablets. It uses Bluetooth technology to connect wirelessly to your mobile device.

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Edifier e25 Luna Eclipse Bluetooth speaker set brings 74 watts, available now

Edifier e25 Luna Eclipse Bluetooth speaker set brings 74 watts, available now

Edifier, maker of the Prisma Bluetooth speakers, has announced its newest product, the e25 Luna Eclipse Bluetooth speaker set. As with some of Edifier's other products, the Luna Eclipse speakers have a peculiar eye-catching design, and is accompanied by specifications that make the speakers capable in a variety of situations. The products are available now from Edifier US and Canada.

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UE Boom Bluetooth portable speaker update adds alarm feature

UE Boom Bluetooth portable speaker update adds alarm feature

In May of 2013, Ultimate Ears (UE) launched its latest Bluetooth wireless portable speaker called the UE Boom. This portable speaker did more than just connect to your mobile device and allow you to play music on the go. It was billed as the first social music player. UE has announced that a new software update is available for the UE Boom to make the little portable speaker even more useful.

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Skullcandy Air Raid Bluetooth speaker launched with rugged weatherproof design

Skullcandy Air Raid Bluetooth speaker launched with rugged weatherproof design

Skullcandy, purveyor of all things audio related, has announced a new Bluetooth speaker addition to its portable audio lineup: the Skullcandy Air Raid. With the Air Rand comes Bluetooth connectivity and support for several audio devices at once, along with a design promised to be "built like a tank," able to withstand spilled drinks, drops onto a hard surface, rain, and more. The speaker is available now from Skullcandy.

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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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