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Divoom announces ONBEAT-X1 Bluetooth gaming speaker

Divoom announces ONBEAT-X1 Bluetooth gaming speaker

One company that's looking to break into the wireless speaker market for gamers is Divoom, who just announced today a new Bluetooth gaming speaker called the ONBEAT-X1. The speaker has specially-designed suction cups on the back that allow you to easily stick the speaker onto the back of a smartphone or tablet for better audio quality.

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Sonos PLAYBAR hands-on: Your TV audio gets clever

Sonos PLAYBAR hands-on: Your TV audio gets clever

Streaming music specialist Sonos has been hinting at home theater expansion for years now, but it's taken until today for the fruits of that ambition to arrive: the Sonos PLAYBAR, aiming for a spot under your TV. Promising the traditional Sonos ease of setup and use, but with a dual-personality catering both for TV and movie audio, and for music, the PLAYBAR hooks up as another zone in your home entertainment network and packs nine speakers as well as playing nicely with other PLAY models. We caught up with Sonos to find out why the PLAYBAR was special.

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Audio Pro Air One wireless speaker breaks cover

Audio Pro Air One wireless speaker breaks cover

A Swedish audio company called Audio Pro has unveiled the new wireless speaker that supports Apple AirPlay. The speaker is called the Allroom Air One and supports DNLA devices. The wireless capability of the device allows users to stream music from their iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and other devices.

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Libratone embraces Android and Windows with DLNA streaming update

Libratone embraces Android and Windows with DLNA streaming update

Libratone, maker of felt-covered wireless speakers, has abandoned its obsession with Apple, updating three of its most recent models to support Android and Windows thanks to freshly-added DLNA support. The Libratone Zipp, Live, and Lounge models will all gain DLNA streaming capabilities, piping music from your smartphone, tablet, or Windows PC over your WiFi network. Meanwhile, there's an update to the Libratone iOS app too.

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SOUL launches Party in a Box P910 wireless speaker system

SOUL launches Party in a Box P910 wireless speaker system

There's definitely no shortage of portable wireless speakers nowadays. We definitely saw a bunch of them at CES a couple weeks ago, and we're continuing to see them as time goes on. However, while the speaker market is getting relatively saturated, there are still a few solutions that stand out from the crowd, the P910 "Party in a Box" being one of them.

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iuiDesign Mirror Boombox hands-on: Mini Cooper lovers rejoice

iuiDesign Mirror Boombox hands-on: Mini Cooper lovers rejoice

A company by the name of iUi Design has partnered up with Mini to bring a portable audio speaker that resembles the side mirrors of a Mini Cooper car. We ended up stopping by the company's booth and getting some hands-on time with the new speaker here at CES 2013 to see all the different styles that the company offers.

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SoundMatters Dash 7 portable Bluetooth speaker hands-on

SoundMatters Dash 7 portable Bluetooth speaker hands-on

The past few days we've seen countless little Bluetooth speakers, JAMBOX look alikes, and various speakers but the new SoundMatters Dash 7 packs a powerful punch for such a small speaker. First mentioned earlier this year their ultra portable Bluetooth speaker was on display here at CES 2013 for ShowStoppers so we snagged a few photos.

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NuVo unveils Wireless Audio System at CES 2013

NuVo unveils Wireless Audio System at CES 2013

NuVo announced their first product that they're selling directly to consumers, and they're simply calling it the Wireless Audio System. The company says it's the first wireless home music system based on dual-band WiFi and MIMO technologies, which allows it to transmit up to 16 simultaneous streams at 600Kb per second each.

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HMDX Jam Plus and Burst hands-on

HMDX Jam Plus and Burst hands-on

Here at CES, we stumbled upon a smaller company that's notorious for all sorts of wireless and wired portable speakers that come in different shapes and sizes, as well as a bevy of bright colors. HDMX had some of their new products for 2013 out on display, and we ended up getting some hands-on time with their Jam Plus wireless Bluetooth speaker and the Burst wired portable speaker.

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SuperTooth Disco Twin and HD-Voice Bluetooth speakers go big for CES 2013

SuperTooth Disco Twin and HD-Voice Bluetooth speakers go big for CES 2013

SuperTooth has announced a pair of new Bluetooth speakers. The models include the Disco Twin and the HD-Voice with the former being a pair of speakers offering left/right stereo and the latter being an in-car hands-free model. Both models are set to debut during CES 2013, however we have yet to see a firm release date for either model.

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Harman unveiling new JBL speaker docks at CES 2013

Harman unveiling new JBL speaker docks at CES 2013

While CES 2013 might be the year for even more smartphones and Windows 8 computers, we can't help but predict that there will also be a lot of speaker docks on display as well. Case in point: Harman will be there with a slew of new iOS speaker docks, including models with Bluetooth and Apple's new Lightning connector.

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Soundmatters Dash7 portable Bluetooth speaker to debut at CES 2013

Soundmatters Dash7 portable Bluetooth speaker to debut at CES 2013

We're just a few days away from the start of CES 2013, and we can barely contain or excitement. That's because this nifty little speaker will be making an appearance on the show floor next week. It's called the Dash7 from Soundmatters, and it's a small, portable Bluetooth speaker about the size of a typical smartphone.

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