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Genius SP-U150X speakers now available in US

Genius SP-U150X speakers now available in US

Genius has a bunch of products that cover a wide range of peripherals for computers. Audio is one of the big categories for the company and Genius has a new set of speakers that promise easy set up and quality sound on any computer. The speakers are called the SP-U150X and they are now available in the US and Canada for both Mac and PC users.

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Libratone Lounge and Live AirPlay Speakers hands-on [Video]

Libratone Lounge and Live AirPlay Speakers hands-on [Video]

Boutique wireless speaker manufacturer Libratone has pounced on AirPlay, announcing a pair of new all-in-one units - the Lounge and the Live - back in July that each use Apple's streaming technology, and we caught up with them at IFA 2011 this week to listen to the results. The Live looks identical to the Libratone Live we reviewed earlier this year, but swaps AirPlay for the company's proprietary wireless, while the Lounge is a far larger system intended to be wall-mounted under your TV.

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Samsung Unpacked at IFA 2011 Full Wrap-Up

Samsung Unpacked at IFA 2011 Full Wrap-Up

This week in Berlin the Samsung Unpacked event at IFA 2011 played host to a whole batch of new devices sure to take the market by storm in the coming months internationally. Of course whether or not they actually DO take the market by storm is completely up to you, so let's have a look at everything we've covered this week thus far. It's Samsung's week, of that we're certain - and not only on the mobile front, in computing, in portable point-and-shoot cameras, and on TV too!

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Sony unveils SRS-BTV25 and RDP-V20iP smartphone 360-degree speakers at IFA 2011

Sony unveils SRS-BTV25 and RDP-V20iP smartphone 360-degree speakers at IFA 2011

Sony is at IFA 2011 with a hoard of new gear for geeks to lust after. One of the new items Sony is showing off gives your smartphone balls, or at least one ball. The ball shaped speaker is called the SRS-BTV25 and it comes in black or white colors. It is designed to have a 360-degree soundscape. The idea with speakers like this is that you can place it anywhere in a room and get the same sound quality.

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Hercules unveils fall/winter line of speakers for computers

Hercules unveils fall/winter line of speakers for computers

Hercules has a bunch of different computer accessories and other gear. It has been a while since we talked about the company and the last time we did was back when the firm unveiled the eCafe EC-1000W netbook. This time Hercules is talking up the new line of speakers that it has for notebooks and netbooks for the fall and winter. In all, there are five new sets of speakers coming to market from Hercules.

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Jawbone JAMBOX LiveAudio Update Hands-On

Jawbone JAMBOX LiveAudio Update Hands-On

Today Jawbone has announced a software update to their JAMBOX, a bluetooth speaker which we've previously reviewed quite positively. This new update includes what's called LiveAudio and is included with the totally free JAMBOX Software Update 2.0 available on the JAMBOX companion webpage MyTALK. We've got our hands on this brand new software update and have been busting it out on our JAMBOX review unit for not only optimization across the platform, but a totally new three-dimensional sound that brings the JAMBOX to a whole new sound level.

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Orbitsound T12v3 Review

Orbitsound T12v3 Review

Home entertainment can be difficult: do you invite dozens of speakers into your living room in the quest for perfect sound, or opt for a one- or two-box setup and maybe sacrifice some quality for simplicity? UK firm Orbitsound claims to have the compromise, with its T12v3 soundbar using a clever, patented system to create stereo sound with room-wide sweet spot. It's the holy grail of home entertainment, but does it really work? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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Pioneer BCS-717 414 313 and 212 Blu-ray Cinema Systems Make you want to Adopt

Pioneer BCS-717 414 313 and 212 Blu-ray Cinema Systems Make you want to Adopt

While Blu-ray has been out for quite a while now, we're still seeing businesses across the board continue to release videos on both the newest high quality medium AND the slightly older and lower quality plain ol' DVD format. Believe it or not, there are quite a few people on the planet still having yet to switch over to the Blu-ray world for more than a couple of reasons - the continued production of DVDs being one of them. What Pioneer is doing here today is making quite a grand swipe at making us want to switch over with four, count them, FOUR new 5.1 Blu-ray home cinema systems.

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