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Marshall Stanmore speaker brings vintage looks and Bluetooth to your music system

Marshall Stanmore speaker brings vintage looks and Bluetooth to your music system

Marshall has launched a vintage-looking stereo speaker line called Stanmore that harkens back to "the golden days of rock n' roll", giving owners the best of both worlds with analog knobs and modern technology. The Stanmore speaker is being offered in both black and cream colors, with a metal grille across the front and large classic-esque logo across the face.

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Grace Digital Bluetooth receivers make ancient speakers usable again

Grace Digital Bluetooth receivers make ancient speakers usable again

This week there's a couple of new devices arriving from Grace Digital that may very well be the one thing that makes that ancient set of speakers you've been keeping in the garage worth the years of nagging from your significant other. Why don't you get rid of those old things? You're never going to use them, everything is wireless these days! Here's why: the GDI-BTAR122 (24 watt) and GDI-BTAR502 (100 watt) from Grace Digital work with Bluetooth 4.0 and connect to your old speakers - like the future attaching to the past, so to speak.

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KEF X300A Wireless speakers offer audiophile grade technology

KEF X300A Wireless speakers offer audiophile grade technology

If you're a hard-core audiophile looking for some super high-quality speakers for your Mac or Windows computer, KEF has new product that you may want to check out. KEF has unveiled a new set of wireless desktop speakers called the X300A Wireless. The speakers promise high-end audiophile grade hardware throughout.

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Jabra Solemate Mini hands on: big sound meets ultra-portable

Jabra Solemate Mini hands on: big sound meets ultra-portable

Jabra introduced its original Solemate wireless speaker late last year, and as we noted in our hands-on, it was about the weight and size of your average water bottle. For those who need something with more portability, the company is back with a new offering, the Jabra Solemate Mini, which it hails as an ultra-portable design with "surprisingly big sound."

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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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Panasonic SC-HTE80 Speakerboard introduced as sound bar alternative

Panasonic SC-HTE80 Speakerboard introduced as sound bar alternative

Panasonic has announced a new speakerboard that it is touting as an alternative to sound bars, two of which were just introduced by LG last month. The SC-HTE80 Speakerboard is a no-nonsense looking device, being little more than a dark rectangle with a simple, mostly invisible screen. Panasonic promises that it offers strong bass, however.

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Gel-based ionic speaker makes music from a clear stretchy membrane

Gel-based ionic speaker makes music from a clear stretchy membrane

In what is perhaps the most science-fiction worthy story of the week, scientists at Harvard have created a gel-based speaker that is both clear and stretchy, able to play music while demonstrating the abilities of ionic conductors. To show off its capabilities, the scientists used it to play the "Morning" prelude from Peer Gynt. You can hear the speaker for yourself in a video we have after the break.

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Bang & Olufsen BeoVision 12-65 New Generation TV pushed as full-room entertainment system

Bang & Olufsen BeoVision 12-65 New Generation TV pushed as full-room entertainment system

With the release of the Bang & Olufsen BeoVision 12 New Generation system, the company suggests that one 65-inch plasma television is never enough - not in and of itself. Instead Bang & Olufsen deliver a full home theater setup - effectively - with an all-digital video platform above a motorized floor stand and a set of speakers that'll bring full 7.1 surround sound to your living room. This is not your uncle's big-screen TV made for football Sunday - it's part of a whole new class.

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NudeAudio unveils Move S, L, and M simplistic speakers

NudeAudio unveils Move S, L, and M simplistic speakers

NudeAudio is a little-known start-up company from San Francisco that is offering four speakers with hyper-simplistic design and, oddly enough, a corded handle of sorts coming out the top right corner. There are both Bluetooth and wired speakers being offered, as well as one speaker that has dual microphones on board.

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Sony HT-ST7 Sound Bar introduced with nine drivers and seven amps

Sony HT-ST7 Sound Bar introduced with nine drivers and seven amps

Sony has officially unveiled the HT-ST7 Sound Bar, which it teased late last month with some slightly ambiguous images. The device is available for purchase from Sony as of today, and brings with it nine independent drivers and seven amplifiers, which Sony says are "discrete." For such a device, audio enthusiasts are looking at $1,299 USD.

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VIZIO 29 and 38-inch home theater sound bars arrive with built-in Bluetooth

VIZIO 29 and 38-inch home theater sound bars arrive with built-in Bluetooth

Sound bars are a tough thing to buy these days, mostly because you have to find the right one with the best sound quality and the perfect size to fit your home theater setup. However, VIZIO thinks they can help. The company just outed three new sound bars that consist of different sizes and features in order to make it easier for one to cater to your home theater needs.

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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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