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XtremeMac Tango TRX Review

XtremeMac Tango TRX Review

The iPod dock by the name of XtremeMac Tango TRX has been out for some time now, having been first announced all the way back in 2010, but it's no worse for wear with the 2011 holiday season rapidly approaching, and since we've never had a look at it before and there's a brand new bit of functionality now with Google Music out of beta, let's have a look, shall we? This device comes with several parts - first being the main speaker complete with iPod dock which can house anything from the tiniest iPod to the iPad 2, though I wouldn't recommend the latter as it does block a bit of the sound blast and isn't exactly held the most securely in place. Then there's the bit that makes this whole thing unique: the second docking station, one that allows you to charge the device on one side of the house while the speaker jams music out at the other.

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Hidden Radio and Bluetooth Speaker features a simple twist

Hidden Radio and Bluetooth Speaker features a simple twist

The Hidden Radio and Bluetooth Speaker is simple and elegant, featuring a unique canister design that twists to activate. The device is developed by two industrial designers, who have been working on the project for the past four years. They've now reached the point of patenting the mechanism and launching a Kickstarter program to get the first production batch made and distributed.

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Ferguson Hill FH009 Review

Ferguson Hill FH009 Review

Ferguson Hill is best known for its monumental FH001 and FH002, towering horns of transparent perspex with a similarly mammoth price tag. The company broached the computer/MP3 speaker market a few years back with the markedly more affordable FH007 system, and is back again with the FH009, aiming this time at the music and home cinema market. The premise is a setup both visually and aurally arresting; the price is a not-inconsiderable £795. Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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Spar Zephyr Bluetooth speaker takes your calls, charges your device

Spar Zephyr Bluetooth speaker takes your calls, charges your device

In the world of tiny yet powerful speakers, there can be no doubt that there's quite a bit of competition when it comes to the right combination of features to make just that perfect hit - and that perfect hit, according to Spar, is charging the device that it uses to shout out the tunes via Bluetooth. So while competing devices have you bumping your tunes out with fabulous sound wirelessly, you'll still have to charge with some extra device or a wall plug if you want to play all day - here that's no trouble.

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JBL announces new On Tour iBT Bluetooth speaker

JBL announces new On Tour iBT Bluetooth speaker

If you are an iPad or iPhone fan that likes to listen to your music on a speaker that actually sounds good there are a bunch of options on the market today. JBL has a new speaker that has just launched called the On Tour iBT that will connect to your iPad or iPhone. It will also work with any other BT device that supports A2DP.

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JAMBOX 2.1 Software Update added to MyTALK.com

JAMBOX 2.1 Software Update added to MyTALK.com

You'll remember our most recent hands-on look at the most recent JAMBOX LiveAudio update from late August as a significant addition to an already rather neat speaker system. Now we've got news that there's another new update bringing this system up to version 2.1. This version of the JAMBOX software adds functionality to two items: Sound Clarity and LiveAudio, both of them absolutely necessary if you plan on bouncing beats mobile-style unto the future of the streets. Download time!

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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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