subwoofer

HTC BoomBass cube amplifies BoomSound with subwoofer and dedicated amp

HTC BoomBass cube amplifies BoomSound with subwoofer and dedicated amp

Created specifically for the HTC One, the HTC BoomBass is a speaker accessory made to enhance the powers of HTC BoomSound. This accessory is a Bluetooth-enabled subwoofer with the added benefit of a dedicated amplifier, made to interact with the "HTC One family's BoomSound." This cubical device comes in at 64 x 64 x 64mm and aims to add to the already high-end speaker presentation on the HTC One with an enhanced bit of quality for lower range frequencies.

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Sonos offers matte SUB in stock-limited $599 sale

Sonos offers matte SUB in stock-limited $599 sale

The cheaper, matte black version of Sonos' SUB has finally gone on sale, though you'll need to be fast to save $100 on the wireless subwoofer. Promised back at the SUB's reveal in May last year, but missing in action since then, the original plan was to have the matte-finish SUB offered for $599 and the gloss version - which we reviewed here - sold at a premium. However, manufacturing plans scuppered that idea, but Sonos has thrown up a limited number of the matte models in a temporary sale.

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Sonos SUB Review

Sonos SUB Review

When you decide to pick up a Sonos speaker, you decide to jump into an ever-expanding ecosystem of both hardware and software, with a brand that's dead set on pushing an immersive experience out to the customer. With the newest member of the family, the Sonos SUB, you've now got an earth-rumbling bass component in addition to a couple of sets of high-quality speakers and several center points - dock, bridge (hub), amplifier, whatever you want. The big question you should be asking yourself here is not just if you want to work with the magic that is the SonosNet wireless mesh network, but if you feel its necessary to pick up more than one of the Sonos family components.

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Sonos SUB goes on sale

Sonos SUB goes on sale

Sonos' wireless subwoofer, the Sonos SUB, has gone on sale today, offering to boost the bass in your multi-room system. Priced at $699 for the high-gloss black lacquer finish model available today - but with slightly cheaper versions in the pipeline - the SUB uses the same proprietary wireless system as Sonos' other kit, and features twin force-canceling speakers that the company says cut out shakes and rattles.

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Sonos iOS and Android apps get SUB support

Sonos iOS and Android apps get SUB support

The Sonos Controller apps for iPad and iPhone, along with the Android app, have been updated to support the company's upcoming wireless subwoofer, the Sonos SUB, ahead of its launch on June 18. Announced earlier this month, the SUB features two speakers and super-simple wireless setup, requiring a single button-press on the 'woofer itself to cause it to pop up as a new device on whatever controller you're using.

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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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SpeakerCraft BoomTomb Announced, Gets Buried Underground

SpeakerCraft BoomTomb Announced, Gets Buried Underground

Inside your home, there's a chance you've got a nice sound system set up, where you can enjoy your movies in glorious surround sound. Or at least a reasonable decibel level. And, with plenty of options out there where you can make your out-door speakers look like rocks, you can enjoy the same sound while you're enjoying your time out in the sun. SpeakerCraft wants to make sure that you get the full effect, and have created the aptly-named BoomTomb, which is the company's answer to the outdoor subwoofer.

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Logitech Speaker System Z623 slaps THX badge on 2.1 audio setup

Logitech Speaker System Z623 slaps THX badge on 2.1 audio setup

Logitech don't seem to be able to stop themselves from launching new speaker sets, but then given the company is an accessory manufacturer it's probably an addiction that is actually helping to pay their mortgage.  Latest is the Logitech Speaker System Z623, a 2.1 setup that's been THX certified so you can probably have more than a little confidence in the quality of the audio (we say that not having listened to it ourselves, of course).

Video demo after the cut

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