Sony’s new Glass Sound Speaker is certainly unique in the world of Bluetooth speakers. Taking a design cue from stoners, the LSPX-S2 looks just like a bong. You have to wonder how many people will grab this by accident when they want a toke.
If you grew up in the ’80s, you might remember this classic Fisher-Price toy – a cassette player designed for just for kids. It was build from chunky, nearly indestructible plastic, and had big buttons on top for its basic functions.
V-MODA has been a leader in the headphone space for a while now, making some excellent gear for your listening pleasure. Now, for the first time, V-MODA is making a Bluetooth speaker, with the aim of providing the same kind of premium build, design, and sound quality found in their headphones.
Master & Dynamic has been admired by many others in the tech community for their high quality headphones. I’ve not spent much time with them other than a brief listen, so when I was able to get my hands on a pair of their latest headphones, I definitely was looking forward to giving them a more in-depth evaluation.
Every time V-MODA comes out with a new pair of headphones, I get excited to test them out. That’s because every single pair I’ve ever tested sound great, and lasts and lasts. I’ve yet to be disappointed in their products.
When it comes to headphones, I am particular, but not necessarily about the audio quality. I’m not an audiophile, but I’m very critical about the way they fit. Most over-the-ear headphones that I’ve used have cushions too small to fit over my ears and they end up sitting on my ears.
Cut the cords on your headphones and grab these compact Bluetooth earbuds from 1Voice. They’re just the right size to stay in your ears, but are also nice and inconspicuous.
They offer up high quality sound, and minimize skips, static and other noise thanks to their high end CSR 4.2 Bluetooth chipset.
When I first came across a press release for Pyle’s “1000-watt” boombox, the Street Blaster X, I had my doubts that a battery-powered portable sound system could achieve such lofty numbers. Now that I’ve had a chance to go hands on (and ears on) with this gigantic Bluetooth speaker, I’m really torn.
You can use any Bluetooth earpiece for taking calls hands-free, interacting with your phone’s voice assistant, and receiving audio notifications. The Sony Xperia Ear, however, is designed to be different, giving users a new way to control their phones.
We continue to get cool new toys to celebrate Star Trek’s 50th birthday. This Star Trek TNG ComBadge is what we have needed for years so we can communicate with our shipmates.
It has a built-in microphone for hands-free calling.
When DJs get hungry, they are now going to be turning to Pizza Hut. In a clever marketing gimmick, Pizza Hut UK has launched the “world’s first playable DJ pizza box”. Basically, a standard cardboard box rigged up with touch-sensitive decks, a mixer and other controllable buttons.
There have been other so-called “smart umbrellas” released, but Jonas by Fantastik looks like the smartest one yet. This umbrella connects to a smartphone through an app over Bluetooth. It will give you alerts if you left the umbrella behind and the umbrella will vibrate if you’ve left your phone unattended somewhere.
Analogue Interactive is known for its expensive retro consoles, but it’s reaching out to us common folk with its partnership with 8Bitdo. The companies collaborated to create the Retro Receiver, a Bluetooth dongle that lets you use a variety of controllers with the NES and its derivative systems, including Analogue’s Nt.