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Philips Fidelio AS851 Review

Philips Fidelio AS851 Review

Android speaker docks are comparatively rare beasts. Several manufacturers offer models specifically tailored for their own handsets, but the market for generic docks has failed to ignite in the same way as iPhone and iPod peripherals have flourished. Philips reckons that's all down to USB port differences, and has come up with a clever FlexiDock system for its new Fidelio Android speaker dock range. We've had the top-spec Philips Fidelio AS851 in the SlashGear jazz lounge and boudoir for a while now; is it boom or bust? Check out the full review after the cut.

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AirGo is first outdoor speaker to house AirPort Express for AirPlay

AirGo is first outdoor speaker to house AirPort Express for AirPlay

Russound announced today its AirGo Outdoor Sound Station that's the first outdoor speaker system to tout Apple's AirPlay music streaming technology via the attachment of an AirPort Express device. Usually we see speaker docks with AirPlay integrated, but the AirGo has, instead, a weatherproof compartment where an AirPort Express unit can be stowed.

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Libratone Live and Lounge AirPlay speakers comes to the US

Libratone Live and Lounge AirPlay speakers comes to the US

Libratone introduced its Live and Lounge AirPlay-equipped speakers earlier this summer, but has finally announced today the availability of the speakers in the US. The high-end wireless speakers feature a sleek and simple design fully covered with soft Italian cashmere in a variety of colors. Equipped with AirPlay, they can stream music from iPads, iPhones, and iPod touch devices as well as songs via iTunes on Macs and PCs.

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Logitech unveils Wireless Headset and Boombox for iPad

Logitech unveils Wireless Headset and Boombox for iPad

Logitech launched two new wireless accessories designed to enhance the entertainment experience of the iPad, although both would work just as well for the iPhone and iPod touch. The first is the Logitech Wireless Headset that features a sleek over-the-ear design with a microphone and the second is the Logitech Wireless Boombox for blasting music from your iOS device.

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Pioneer unveils S-DJ05 Active Reference Speakers

Pioneer unveils S-DJ05 Active Reference Speakers

Pioneer has just unleashed a new pair of active reference speakers for its Pioneer DJ lineup called the S-DJ05. The compact speakers produce excellent sound quality with a larger than normal listening area thanks to its curved waveguide enclosure. The speakers are suitable for both everyday and professional use, such as for those wanting to DJ or produce music.

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Pioneer S-MM301 and S-MM751RU speakers have your desk and bag covered

Pioneer S-MM301 and S-MM751RU speakers have your desk and bag covered

Pioneer has outed its latest speakers, the the S-MM301 and S-MM751RU are both intended for computer users rather than those looking for something to blow their faces off during an action movie. The S-MM751RU is a 2.1 set pushing 10W to each angular satellite speaker and 20W to the subwoofer, and comes with a nifty little remote "puck" that not only controls volume and playback but includes an SD card reader and line-in audio input.

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Olasonic TW-S7 speakers offer egg-ceptional sound and USB power

Olasonic TW-S7 speakers offer egg-ceptional sound and USB power

Generally when you have a set of speakers powered by the USB port on your computer you can’t expect much in the way of sound. Often the sound quality is directly related to the amount of power a set of speakers has per channel. The USB port being a low power port can’t deliver much to the speakers connected to it making them sound worse than speakers that need an AC outlet generally. A company called Olasonic has a new set of USB speakers with impressive power.

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Bowers & Wilkins unveils the new PM1 compact loudspeaker

Bowers & Wilkins unveils the new PM1 compact loudspeaker

Bowers & Wilkins is a high-end audio company that offers things ranging from loudspeakers to docks for iPads and more. The company is known for audio quality and high prices for their gear too. The design of the PM1 speaker is very interesting and reminds me of cars from the 50's with all the fins on them. One of the main design elements is the Carbon Braced Tweeter on the top of the speaker that has a break-up frequency of 40kHz and an aluminum dome tweeter.

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