I’ve become a convert of Bluetooth speakers, because of their usefulness and their multiple functions. Granted, I probably wouldn’t have bought myself one the first time out, but after reviewing a demo unit, I was sold on the concept.
Remember Motorola’s Atrix and Photon 4G? They were phones that could be plugged into a proprietary dock that turned them into Linux netbooks. If you ever wished you had something like that for your phone, check out the Casetop.
If you upgraded from any older version of the iPhone to the new iPhone 5, you might have an old iPod docking speaker or other device around your house that you can no longer use. Pyle has announced a new Bluetooth adapter that is specifically designed to connect to older iPhone and iPod speaker docks to turn those devices into wireless speakers.
I used to think that Bluetooth speakers were pretty superfluous, until someone gave me one. From then on, I’ve used one almost every day. The Urchin is a rugged new Bluetooth speaker and features interchangeable silicone skins, giving it a distinctive look.
SuperTooth makes some very nice Bluetooth audio gear and speakerphones for smartphone users. Back during CES in January, the company unveiled several new Bluetooth products including the Disco Twin speaker set, which offers true wireless stereo over Bluetooth.
There huge number of people all around the world who enjoy bike riding as a way to get from home to the office and just for fun. There are also a large number of people that like to bike ride and listen to music at the same time.
With so many Bluetooth speakers flooding the market, it’s getting harder and harder to decide which one to buy. Well, I’ve been test-driving one for the past few days that I definitely think should be in the running.
There are tons of Bluetooth wireless speakers on the market, but they definitely run the gamut in terms of audio quality and style. A gadget company out of China called MiPow has recently started to sell their products in the U.S.,
A little while back, I had a chance to drive the Chevrolet Volt during the Chicago-to-Evanston EV Rally for a couple of hours. My curiosity was piqued enough by that experience that I arranged with GM to put the little plug-in hybrid through its paces for a full week.
I was going to say something about this thing sucking, but I figure we’ve used that line too many times before. But if you were to sit on the toilet and have this octopus tentacle reach up from the bowl, it wouldn’t exactly be a pleasant experience – unless you’re into that sort of thing, of course.
Let’s face it. Speakers are some of the least visually-compelling objects you’ll find on an average desktop or bookshelf. I suppose that only makes sense, as sound was designed to be heard and not seen. That said, these speakers aim to add a little visual life to the boring old speaker cabinet.
Google presented the Glass’ funny younger brother at the 2013 SXSW multimedia festival. While the Glass was made to act like your butler, the aptly named Talking Shoe is meant to serve as your hype man.
If you’re in the market for a new portable speaker for your smartphone that uses Bluetooth connectivity, Divoom has a speaker up for pre-order called the Onbeat-X1. The speaker uses suction cups to stick to the back of your smartphone keeping it in place for you while you are gaming or watching video.
I’ve always been surprised at how many phones HTC puts out every quarter. Even HTC admitted to this last year. Their new flagship smartphone is something different. It’s supposed to mix the best features of iPhones and Samsung Galaxies into one potentially killer smartphone.
We’ve featured a couple of designs for backpacks with speakers built in, but I have to say the latest concept design looks like the best of the bunch.
Designer Massimo Battaglia’s Boompack backpack not only has a boombox built in, but it includes a tiny projector too.