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SYNC by 50 Wireless Speaker blasts past headphones with Bluetooth 4.0

SYNC by 50 Wireless Speaker blasts past headphones with Bluetooth 4.0

It would appear that even SMS Audio has decided to lay claim to the Bluetooth speaker universe as essentially every headphone company has done over the past couple of years. This machine continues the naming conventions started with 50 Cent's entry into the earphone market with the title SYNC by 50 Wireless Speaker. This device works with Bluetooth 4.0 aptX technology and will be kicking out the tunes this week.

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What’s the oldest piece of technology you still use every day?

What’s the oldest piece of technology you still use every day?

In a world that is changing so rapidly, we tend to think of a gadget as “old” after a year or so when something better comes along. It’s a rare occurrence when you see someone still using an HTC DROID Incredible (my first-ever smartphone) or a laptop from the Windows XP days, but it got me thinking about how many people out there still use old technology on a daily basis. While you could technically count a microwave (for which my parents still have the same one after 20 years), my focus is aimed at consumer electronics, like phones, laptops, TVs, speakers, etc.

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Logitech Z600 Bluetooth speakers unveiled with multi-device connectivity

Logitech Z600 Bluetooth speakers unveiled with multi-device connectivity

Logitech has taken the wraps off its new Z600 Bluetooth speakers, which it is specifically aiming at those with ultrabooks and Mac computers with its design, though they'll work with any device with Bluetooth. The speakers support connection with multiple devices at the same time, allowing the user to toggle between those devices by pausing one audio stream and firing up another.

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Panasonic SC-NT10 Bluetooth speaker brings boomin’ bass to the outdoor space

Panasonic SC-NT10 Bluetooth speaker brings boomin’ bass to the outdoor space

Bluetooth speakers a dime a dozen these day, but more and more companies are infiltrating the market in order to offer a similar product that outperforms the competition. Panasonic thinks they have a speaker system that's up for the challenge, and they've announced the SC-NT10 Portable Wireless Speaker System with Bluetooth.

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Bowers & Wilkins CM10 speakers float the tweeter for extra bass space

Bowers & Wilkins CM10 speakers float the tweeter for extra bass space

If you take your music seriously, and won't make do with an iPhone speaker-dock, then Bowers and Wilkins has made the new CM10 for you. The freshly-released flagship speakers perch a tweeter on top of a full-height floor standing unit - a flourish borrowed from B&W's hyper-expensive Reference 800 Series - with four drivers in the main body including a third bass driver.

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Philips Fidelio HLT9100 soundbar with pull-off satellite speakers hits stores

Philips Fidelio HLT9100 soundbar with pull-off satellite speakers hits stores

Philips' Fidelio HTL9100 soundbar, the speaker system which can offer both virtual and true 5.1 surround sound thanks to detachable speakers, has finally made it to store shelves. Landing in the UK at £699 ($1,077), the HLT9100 looks at first glance like a regular soundbar, and indeed operates normally in either stereo or virtual-surround modes; however, the end sections can also be detached and positioned behind your sofa or chair, with the Fidelio system automatically kicking into true surround mode.

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Pure Jongo multi-room speaker system blasts its way into North America

Pure Jongo multi-room speaker system blasts its way into North America

We all love our speaker docks and such, but sometimes we wish we could have our music blast throughout our entire home without having to move the speaker from room to room. Pure looks to solve that first-world issue by introducing the Jongo series of multi-room speaker systems, which are available in North America right now.

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Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 14: Surround speakers you probably can’t afford to hide

Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 14: Surround speakers you probably can’t afford to hide

Danish style-merchant Bang & Olufsen has revealed its latest beautifully crafted, painfully expensive surround sound system, the BeoLab 14. Consisting of four aluminum speakers - which can be wall- or ceiling-mounted, or equipped with slender desk or floor stands - and a tapered subwoofer with an 8-inch bass driver, the BeoLab 14 setup pushes out a total of 840W.

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VIZIO S4251w 5.1 Sound Bar Review

VIZIO S4251w 5.1 Sound Bar Review

This week we've had a peek at the soon-to-market VIZIO S4251w 5.1 Sound Bar, a speaker unit that comes packaged with a wireless subwoofer, two satellite speakers, and the ability to connect wirelessly (or wired) to your HDTV. While several different wired connections are available, the main sound bar connects with the subwoofer using Bluetooth - and you're able to connect to your television using this system as well.

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Loewe Speaker 2go takes your sound on the go

Loewe Speaker 2go takes your sound on the go

German audio company Loewe has announced a new portable speaker system featuring Bluetooth and NFC technology called the Speaker 2go. The portable speaker is designed to connect wirelessly to smartphones, tablets, or MP3 players. The integrated near field communications technology also makes it very easy to pair with compatible devices like the new Galaxy S4.

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Gigabyte GP-S3000 computer speakers are the world’s first to use USB 3.0

Gigabyte GP-S3000 computer speakers are the world’s first to use USB 3.0

We all know USB 3.0 ports are considerably faster when it comes to transferring data than older USB 2.0 ports. Typically, the USB 3.0 port is reserved specifically for storage products that need to be able to transfer data at higher rates. As time has gone by and computer systems have gained more and more USB 3.0 ports allowing more availability for other peripherals and accessories to take advantage of the faster connectivity.

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Meridian announces DSP520 in-wall speaker

Meridian announces DSP520 in-wall speaker

We all enjoy a good speaker system, but sometimes they can take up a lot of room. However, Meridian has announced a new speaker that allows you to embed it right into the wall. Today, the company announced the DSP520 in-wall speaker to give space-savers a viable audio option while also keeping things sleek and modern.

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