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Fugoo Bluetooth Speakers pack Siri and Google Now support: Hands-on

Fugoo Bluetooth Speakers pack Siri and Google Now support: Hands-on

The world is not short of Bluetooth speakers, but Fugoo thinks there's room for at least one more brand: one that actually promises great audio quality as well as some Siri and Google Now magic thrown in too. We know, you've heard that before, but for once the hype might have some reality behind it; we caught up with Fugoo ahead of its CES 2014 launch to test the speakers out up against some of their better-known competition, coming away both surprised and impressed. Read on for all the details.

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Korus V600 and V400 wireless speakers review

Korus V600 and V400 wireless speakers review

Korus thinks the audio market needs a new music streaming system. That's an ambitious goal: if you've been in the market for wireless audio recently, you'll undoubtedly have seen a fair few existing options, from Bluetooth (with or without aptX), WiFi, and proprietary options like Apple's AirPlay and Sonos' well-esteemed whole home systems. Korus' two new portable speakers, the V600 and V400, don't use any of them, in fact, but is that a brave decision that pays off in performance, or simply too ambitious a challenge for one start-up to bite off? Read on for the SlashGear review.

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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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