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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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chicBuds unveils new zebra chicboom keychain speaker

chicBuds unveils new zebra chicboom keychain speaker

When I am looking for accessories or hardware, I want something that looks cool, but if a product works better or sounds better, I will go with something that might not look as cool over the pretty product that doesn't work as well. My wife on the other hand always leans towards the pretty stuff no matter how well it works. chicBuds has a line of gear aimed at women that promises both looks and performance.

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Libratone Live and Lounge AirPlay speakers

Libratone Live and Lounge AirPlay speakers

Libratone has unveiled a pair of new AirPlay speakers for your music that includes the Libratone Lounge and Live speakers. The Lounge is a larger speaker that is intended to be used in the living room of your home. The device will stream music wirelessly from your iPhone or iPod and will also connect to your TV allowing you to use it as the speaker for your home theater. The Lounge offers a 360-degree sound experience.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 29 2011

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 29 2011

Welcome to this week's edition of the SlashGear Week in Review, let's get to it! The Vol Speaker concept turned up this week with a design that makes it look like a big volume knob. The concept has a rechargeable battery inside for portable listening. We learned that Android 3.2 fixes the screen incompatibility for apps that were previously handset only. The OS will get the ability to change from stretch to fill and zoom to fill the screen.

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Vol Speaker concept is awesomely minimalist

Vol Speaker concept is awesomely minimalist

I love design concepts that are cool. We see concept speakers every now and again and of all of the concepts I have seen in the speaker category the Vol Speaker is the coolest. I love the idea of a speaker that looks like a giant volume knob. It looks like the designer ripped the knob off my home theater receiver, sprinkled it with Miracle Grow, and crammed speaker parts inside. The designer of the concept is Hironao Tsuboi.

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Audyssey Lower East Side Media Speakers promise sound and looks

Audyssey Lower East Side Media Speakers promise sound and looks

Many of the speakers that I see for computers sound pretty good, but aren't particularly nice to look at. The problem comes when the wife sees them and says they are ugly. Honestly, most speakers aren’t really that attractive so I can relate to those that want sound quality but also want something that looks good, especially if your computer is in a common room of the house. Audyssey has a new set of multimedia speakers that look really cool.

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