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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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Gel-based ionic speaker makes music from a clear stretchy membrane

Gel-based ionic speaker makes music from a clear stretchy membrane

In what is perhaps the most science-fiction worthy story of the week, scientists at Harvard have created a gel-based speaker that is both clear and stretchy, able to play music while demonstrating the abilities of ionic conductors. To show off its capabilities, the scientists used it to play the "Morning" prelude from Peer Gynt. You can hear the speaker for yourself in a video we have after the break.

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LG LAP340 Sound Plate and Sound Bars to be showcased at IFA 2013

LG LAP340 Sound Plate and Sound Bars to be showcased at IFA 2013

At the upcoming IFA 2013 event in Berlin, LG Electronics will be showcasing its LAP340 Sound Plate and two Sound Bars, the NB4530A and NB5530A models. The electronics maker will also be showing off some other devices, among them being Smart Blu-ray players, both docking and portable speakers, the BH9530TW home theater system, and the CM3430 Micro Audio System.

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Sony HT-ST7 Sound Bar introduced with nine drivers and seven amps

Sony HT-ST7 Sound Bar introduced with nine drivers and seven amps

Sony has officially unveiled the HT-ST7 Sound Bar, which it teased late last month with some slightly ambiguous images. The device is available for purchase from Sony as of today, and brings with it nine independent drivers and seven amplifiers, which Sony says are "discrete." For such a device, audio enthusiasts are looking at $1,299 USD.

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Sol Republic DECK wireless speaker debuts Moto X’s “M4DE for Motorola”

Sol Republic DECK wireless speaker debuts Moto X’s “M4DE for Motorola”

Sol Republic has detailed its new DECK Wireless Speaker, the first M4DE for Motorola accessory and introducing a new "Heist Mode" for communal play. The DECK, a slot-topped slab of Bluetooth speaker using NFC for easy pairing, supports up to 300 feet of wireless range with the new Moto X and can be connected to by up to five devices simultaneously.

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Panasonic SC-NT10 Bluetooth speaker brings boomin’ bass to the outdoor space

Panasonic SC-NT10 Bluetooth speaker brings boomin’ bass to the outdoor space

Bluetooth speakers a dime a dozen these day, but more and more companies are infiltrating the market in order to offer a similar product that outperforms the competition. Panasonic thinks they have a speaker system that's up for the challenge, and they've announced the SC-NT10 Portable Wireless Speaker System with Bluetooth.

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UE BOOM Bluetooth portable speaker promises 15hrs of social songs

UE BOOM Bluetooth portable speaker promises 15hrs of social songs

Ultimate Ears has launched a new portable speaker, the UE BOOM, which the Logitech-owned audio company claims is no normal Bluetooth gadget but in fact the "first social music player." The cylindrical BOOM can run for up to 15 hours on its internal battery, while the fabric outer skin is waterproof for use poolside.

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Klipsch unveils Music Center KMC 3 Bluetooth speaker

Klipsch unveils Music Center KMC 3 Bluetooth speaker

Klipsch has announced the launch of its first-ever Bluetooth speaker, the Klipsch Music Center KMC 3. This is the first of what will be a line of products in its newly launched Klipsch Music Center series, which was created, according to the press release, as a commemoration to its Live Nation Entertainment partnership and sponsorship of its amphitheater. The speaker is available for purchase now at $399.99 online, hitting stores this summer.

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