speakers

JBL Studio 2 loudspeaker family features five models

JBL Studio 2 loudspeaker family features five models

JBL has announced a new loudspeaker series that includes multiple speaker models. The new speaker series is called the JBL Studio 2 line. The series includes five full-range speakers in a choice of designs. The new speaker series includes three floor standing models and a pair of bookshelf models.

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Jawbone Jambox Liquipel option makes Bluetooth speakers water-resistant

Jawbone Jambox Liquipel option makes Bluetooth speakers water-resistant

Beginning today, you can now waterproof -- or, at the very least, water-resist -- your Jambox wireless speakers when you order through the Jawbone website. The treatment option comes by way of a Jawbone partnership with Liquipel, the company responsible for the microscopically thin coating of liquid repellant found in some of today's high-tech devices. The option is available for the regular and mini versions of the Jambox.

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Wren V5BT Bluetooth speaker unveiled with rosewood and bamboo finish

Wren V5BT Bluetooth speaker unveiled with rosewood and bamboo finish

Wren has introduced a new Bluetooth speaker, the V5BT. The construction is said to be old school while utilizing modern Bluetooth and audio technology. Unlike some modern speakers, the Wren offering goes with a classic design, being available with both rosewood and bamboo finishes and sitting horizontal on flat surfaces so that it fits in with classical home decor.

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Edifier e25 Luna Eclipse Bluetooth speaker set brings 74 watts, available now

Edifier e25 Luna Eclipse Bluetooth speaker set brings 74 watts, available now

Edifier, maker of the Prisma Bluetooth speakers, has announced its newest product, the e25 Luna Eclipse Bluetooth speaker set. As with some of Edifier's other products, the Luna Eclipse speakers have a peculiar eye-catching design, and is accompanied by specifications that make the speakers capable in a variety of situations. The products are available now from Edifier US and Canada.

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Bang & Olufsen unveils three wireless BeoLab speakers

Bang & Olufsen unveils three wireless BeoLab speakers

Bang & Olufsen is a seriously high-end audio manufacturer that makes speakers and televisions that cost more than a nice car in many instances. The company has announced the launch of three new high-end wireless speakers. The new speakers include the BeoLab 17, BeoLab 18, and BeoLab 19.

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Human touch speaker system has Disney Research hearing with a finger

Human touch speaker system has Disney Research hearing with a finger

You'll not find another speaker system like the one presented by three designers and scientists working with Disney Research this week going by the name Ishin-Den-Shin. This expression means to communicate with an unspoken mutual understanding, and is humble in the face of the actual electric transmission this system is able to work with. All it takes is a special microphone, a whisper, and a touch with a hand - and the hand and someone's ear become the speaker.

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Singing Machine Home Bluetooth speaker doubles as karaoke machine

Singing Machine Home Bluetooth speaker doubles as karaoke machine

Singing Machine has introduced its latest device, the Singing Machine Home. The round device is subtle in design and doesn't immediately lend one towards thoughts of a karaoke machine, yet doubles as such for those times when one needs to break out some entertainment. The Bluetooth speaker will be launched via Best Buy later this month, priced at $299 USD.

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JBL Cinema 610 and 510 surround sound systems bring big theater sound home

JBL Cinema 610 and 510 surround sound systems bring big theater sound home

JBL has announced a pair of new home theater sound systems including the JBL Cinema 610 and JBL Cinema 510. Both of the home theater audio systems are designed for plug-and-play connectivity to any AV receiver using the included speaker cables. The audio systems also feature a small footprint subwoofer and wall brackets allowing users to mount the satellite speakers to the wall.

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Samsung Shape M7 brings wireless smartphone-ready audio to the home

Samsung Shape M7 brings wireless smartphone-ready audio to the home

The wireless speaker system universe has seen another high-powered member born this week in the Samsung Shape M7 Wireless Audio Multiroom speaker system. This system works in collaboration with the Samsung Hub to connect a multi-room audio experience. The Samsung Shape model M7 works with the Samsung Hub for one-stop-shop connectivity or with Bluetooth and NFC for quick-touch control from your smartphone.

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UE Mini Boom Bluetooth speaker has 10 hours of battery life and big bass

UE Mini Boom Bluetooth speaker has 10 hours of battery life and big bass

Ultimate Ears is a company that makes some high-end earphones that is owned by Logitech. Earphones aren't all the company makes with a few Bluetooth speakers carrying the Ultimate Ears name as well. The company has announced a new product called the UE Mini Boom.

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Libratone Loop wireless speaker unveiled with wall-mounting option

Libratone Loop wireless speaker unveiled with wall-mounting option

Libratone, maker of the column-shaped portable Zipp speaker we reviewed last year, has unveiled another wool-covered speaker option: the Libratone Loop. With the latest speaker, users are again provided with a wireless connectivity option, but wall-mounting has been added into the mix, allowing the speaker to be fixed to a wall in addition to being placed on a flat surface.

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Linn Exakt takes on Sonos and AirPlay

Linn Exakt takes on Sonos and AirPlay

High-end music component company Linn is taking on Sonos along with Apple's AirPlay and other digital streaming systems with its new Exakt speaker technology, offering lossless connectivity. The Exakt system - which Linn rather hyperbolically says evolves speakers into "intelligent, connected, software-upgradeable products" - consists of the Klimax Exakt DSM and Klimax Exakt 350 Speakers, mixing together lossless hook-ups with various digital processing systems including crossover phase correction.

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