Musicians looking for a practice amp might want to check out Positive Grid’s Spark Mini. It’s a compact guitar amp that doubles as a Bluetooth speaker. Honest to god, this is one of my favorite things ever.
You may or may not be familiar with audio equipment maker Naim, but they’re known for high-end component audio gear, as well as the exquisite sound systems found in Bentley automobiles. Their Mu-so speaker system aims at the more casual home user while retaining the premium sound, aesthetics, and build quality the UK audio maker is known for.
The guys at Edifier are know for making some really great audio gear, so when I was given the opportunity to go ears-on with their latest reference speakers, I was pretty excited. Well after spending two weeks listening to their Airpulse A300 speakers, I’m totally spoiled.
A while back, I outfitted my garage with a pair of Striker TRiLIGHTs. Those bright LED lights are still going strong, and have proven an excellent way to illuminate the entire space. But what about those times when you need to work under the hood of a car, or need direct, up-close lighting?
With a rich history in the world of wireless communications, Chicago-based Motorola is still going strong, offering up some great smartphones with a great balance of features, build quality, versatility, and value. And with its Moto Mods technology, they’re some of the only phones on the planet which are truly expandable.
If there’s one thing I’ve always aspired to as an amateur photographer, it’s the opportunity to go hands-on with a Hasselblad. The brand is renowned for its image quality, attention to detail, and industry-leading medium format professional cameras.
These days, soundbars are all the rage when it comes to home theater sound systems. But if you go with one of those slimline systems, you’ll almost certainly be sacrificing sound quality and channel separation. If you want the most wide-open and theater-accurate sound system, you have to go with individual satellite speakers.
When you think of desktop speakers, they’re usually big boxy things with a couple of round drivers or maybe a horn tweeter. But the guys at VETR have designed something very different – flat speakers which use sheets of carbon fiber to help disperse their audio.
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I’ve been gradually making my way through the entire lineup of headphones from audio equipment maker Focal, and so far, I’ve been quite impressed with the audio quality of their entire series – from their value priced Spark in-ear headphones, up to their ultra-premium Utopia open-back model.
There are numerous powered speakers on the market, but the vast majority of them make some compromises to provide integrated amplification. Not so with the Edifier S2000Pro series. These bookshelf-sized powered monitors are about as good as it gets when it comes to sound quality, volume, build quality, and versatility.
The folks at Philips reached out and asked me if I wanted to give their slick OneBlade shaver a try. Like most guys, I loathe having to shave and anything that makes it easier and more comfortable, I am all in on.
If you find that your keys are constantly jingling around your pocket and poking you, then you should definitely consider one of Keyport’s products. The company makes a series of modular pocket tools which not only organize keys, but offer additional functionality.
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.
There was a time when a mousepad was just a basic thing, designed to keep your mouse gliding smoothly across your desktop. But the SteelSeries QcK Prism goes far beyond this utility, functioning not only as an excellent surface for precision mousing, but as a cool decorative accessory for your gaming surface.
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.