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Pioneer SMA wireless speakers add HTC Connect and AirPlay

Pioneer SMA wireless speakers add HTC Connect and AirPlay

Yesterday, HTC introduced the Connect program, a spin on Apple’s own AirPlay mode allowing you to wireless stream content across the home on supported devices. Pioneer is one of the launch partners for Connect, and it looks like it wants all the connectivity it can gets its hands on. The company has announced the new SMA range of wireless speakers, which feature both AirPlay and Connect.

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HTC Connect takes aim at Apple’s AirPlay

HTC Connect takes aim at Apple’s AirPlay

More and more companies are turning to the overall user experience instead of powering through with raw specs, and HTC has announced a new program that once again signals that shift. The company has taken the wraps off its HTC Connect program, aimed at allowing accessory and electronic manufacturers to take advantage of video and audio streaming capabilities.

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SlashGear Father’s Day 2012 Guide to Gadget Gifts!

SlashGear Father’s Day 2012 Guide to Gadget Gifts!

Father's Day is upon us, and here at SlashGear we've got more than just a couple of suggestions for what you should think about picking up as a present for your dear old dad on that special day! We've got everything from the least expensive gadgets we've ever reviewed to some of the most high-powered gear your father could ask for. Have a deep dive into a collection of the coolest products we've come across that are out on the market today, perfect for dad!

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Jabra Speak 410 Review

Jabra Speak 410 Review

What we've got on the review bench today is another quality audio product from a company known to make such great devices, this time in the form of a Conference Call aimed speakerphone: the Jabra Speak 410. This device is able to act as a speakerphone by connecting to your PC via USB, sound coming from the 3.5mm headset jack or its own speaker, with sound-in covered by one omni-directional microphone allowing what Jabra notes (and we agree) is a 1-to-2 meter range. This speaker works with Windows machines and Apple computers of all kinds with both plug-and-play capabilities as well as included drivers on a mini-CD in the box - if need be.

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Creative reveals Sound BlasterAxxT wireless speakers

Creative reveals Sound BlasterAxxT wireless speakers

Creative hasn’t exactly been making headlines as of late, but the company is hoping its latest products will bring you back to the brand. Today Creative has announced the Sound BlasterAxxT, a wireless speaker powered by Bluetooth that’s compatible with iOS and Android devices. On top ofspeaker duties, the BlasterAxxT also includes a dual-array digital microphone for voice calls.

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NuForce launches 2-inch Cube all-in-one speaker

NuForce launches 2-inch Cube all-in-one speaker

NuForce, makers of consumer and professional audio solutions, has launched a new all-in-one portable speaker called the Cube. The tiny device measures only 2-inches tall and manages to pack in three functions. It offers great sound and acts as a headphone amplifier as well as a USB Digital Audio Converter (DAC).

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Sonos SUB blasts purple sound sauce

Sonos SUB blasts purple sound sauce

Today the folks at Sonos have decided to advertise for a brand new wireless subwoofer by the name of Sonos SUB with a dish of purple non-Newtonian fluid. The speaker itself will undoubtedly sound just fabulous when its released to the public, but for now there's not many ways to show off its power without literally having people standing next to it. Because of this, Sonos brought out the non-Newtonian liquid and let it bounce, dance, and otherwise go crazy in purple.

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Harman Kardon SB 16 Review

Harman Kardon SB 16 Review

Home speaker systems can be a complicated matter. Even with wireless speakers, surround sound setups usually involve bulky hardware spread across your living room. Harman Kardon believes it has the answer, though, with the SB 16: a $599.99 soundbar system pairing a meaty subwoofer with a relatively discrete single speaker unit. Read on for the SlashGear review.

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Samsung’s new 3D Blu-ray system sings flagship style

Samsung’s new 3D Blu-ray system sings flagship style

This week the folks at Samsung have delivered a torrent of speaker systems to the world, including an all-in-one system code-named HT-E6730W. This system is what Samsung calls the Ultimate in Movie Theater Quality Entertainment in the Home and consists of a 1,330-watt 7.1-channel system with two tower speakers and four additional speakers to fulfill your ultimate 3D Blu-ray entertainment fantasy. Included in this system are swivel speakers mounted to front height speakers allowing you position them in a way that "sounds vertically cascade down onto the listener" - exciting stuff!

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