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KAKKOii WOW Bluetooth speaker Review

KAKKOii WOW Bluetooth speaker Review

Welcome to the modern boombox, a brightly colored speaker from KAKKOii (Japanese for "cool") that connects with Bluetooth and goes by the name WOW! This speaker is also known as Without Wires and - surprise - connects directly to your smart device with Bluetooth and plays all the audio you want, like mad! The biggest draws you're about to see here are durability, uniqueness in form factor, and sound power.

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Black Diamond III Multi-Sensory Bluetooth Speaker Review

Black Diamond III Multi-Sensory Bluetooth Speaker Review

The folks at Acase have partnered again with design company yantouch to create a lovely little bluetooth-connected reactionary lighting art object with the power to blast your audio out and high volume - the Black Diamond III. There have been two other Black Diamond speakers similar to this one, of course, as the name suggests, but this is the first working independent of any one line of smartphone units. Here you'll be connecting with bluetooth or a basic line-in with your smart device's headphone jack, and the fun will begun thusly.

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Samsung audio dock details leaked, rumored for CES

Samsung audio dock details leaked, rumored for CES

An audio dock from Samsung has been leaked over at SamMobile, where a fuzzy image and precious few specs have been posted. Rumor has it we'll see the device next month at CES, although nothing official has been stated by its Korean maker. The audio dock supports various smartphones, including the mega-popular Galaxy S III.

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Braven announces Bluetooth-equipped Braven 570 portable speaker

Braven announces Bluetooth-equipped Braven 570 portable speaker

Braven has announced its new portable Bluetooth speaker, the Braven 570. Although the speaker has quite a few features to boast of, its perhaps most immediately distinguishing feature is the multiple colors in which it is available. The unit is slated for release on December 16 (that's this Sunday) for a cool $99.99.

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Brookstone Big Blue Media Tower Review

Brookstone Big Blue Media Tower Review

If the Brookstone Big Blue Live Wireless Bluetooth Speaker was any indication of how well the Big Blue Media Tower we've got today was going to be, we already must have known it was going to be a winner. This monster from Brookstone is gigantic at 38 inches tall with a look that's sure to remind you of your slightly less impressive space heater - but you're not getting heat here, you're getting nothing but cool, cool sounds from your otherwise slightly less loud electronics. This machine works as the only all-in-one music and TV sound system you'll ever need.

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Marshall Hanwell Anniversary Edition amp gives your smartphone a tune-up

Marshall Hanwell Anniversary Edition amp gives your smartphone a tune-up

If there's one thing we've liked about Marshall over the past year (not that there's just one, of course), it's that they're able to present a whole new angle on the mobile music world by simply implementing the aesthetics they've already got in place for on-stage audio. What you've got here is the release of the Marshall Hanwell Anniversary Edition amplifier, made specifically for your smartphone and bearing the distinction of being the very first home audio product to be released with "Marshall's legendary script logo."

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Black Diamond III multi-sensory bluetooth speaker hits the lights

Black Diamond III multi-sensory bluetooth speaker hits the lights

It's not directly related to the fabulous early hit by the Hottest Band in the World, but will certainly look good while you're playing it: this is the Black Diamond III multi-sensory Bluetooth speaker. This machine is the first Bluetooth speaker "capable of mimicking music beats and rhythms through color and movement," so says Sales and Marketing Manager of Acase Tom Hsieh. And for those of you wondering why there's a "III" on the tail of this little ball of magic, you'll want to head back to the Black Diamond archives more than once.

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Marley Chant Bluetooth Review

Marley Chant Bluetooth Review

The Marley family of audio equipment (and the like) has summoned forth a coffee-cup-sized speaker that's able to connect to your device via Bluetooth or line-in, and it goes by the name Chant. This portable audio system wears much of the same materials that we've seen in previous Marley hardware including Earth-friendly natural bamboo wood and canvas, not to mention that lovely Rasta color pallet to boot. This little beast is rechargable, works entirely wirelessly, and makes for one easy-riding sound blaster.

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Brookstone shows off Big Blue Media Tower

Brookstone shows off Big Blue Media Tower

Brookstone is showing off a new audio product that is designed to stream audio from multiple sources. The audio product is called the Big Blue Media Tower all-in-one music and TV sound system. The tower stands 38-inches tall and is a vertical sound bar designed to be positioned anywhere in the room and offer three-dimensional concert hall sound.

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Unmonday 4.3L speaker makes it easy to configure your surround sound

Unmonday 4.3L speaker makes it easy to configure your surround sound

Surround sound is nice and all, but sometimes it can be a pain in the rear end to set up. Wireless speakers definitely help with that, if you want to quickly change things around, it can take some time. However, a Finnish company by the name of Unmonday has released what they claim to be "the first portable Dolby surround sound, ceramic AirPlay speaker."

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Libratone Zipp Review

Libratone Zipp Review

Time was, if you wanted a wooly column of wireless musical pleasure, you had to train a sheep to stand upright and sing. Libratone's new Zipp, however, changes that: a wool wrapped portable speaker delivering not only Apple's AirPlay but a tweaked version intended for the wide open spaces that the Zipp - or sheep, for that matter - might go frolicking in. Read on for the SlashGear review.

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iNUKE BOOM Junior shrinks the iPhone speaker beast

iNUKE BOOM Junior shrinks the iPhone speaker beast

Right at the end of last year the iNUKE BOOM was announced by behringer as the most ridiculously gigantic iPhone dock ever created - now the group has a much more reasonably sized companion. Instead of working with an 8 x 4 x 4-foot coffin of a speaker, one that cost $30k, you've got 8.7 x 16.5 x 9.8-inches of bulk at a much more reasonable $179.99. This device works with 2 x 1-inch tweeters, 2 x 3-inch midrange speakers, 1 x 5.25-inch woofer, and 10.6 pounds of weight - even if it is smaller, its still no pipsqueak!

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