Ion Air LP Blends Bluetooth and Vinyl
If your home is filled with an array of Bluetooth speakers, you know the challenge of introducing “new” technology into your system. Since everything old is new again, Ion Audio has just introduced a vinyl turntable with a Bluetooth output so you can wirelessly break out your old LPs and 45s.
Ultra Ears Megaboom Speakers Play for 20 Hours
First, a word of clarification: Ultimate Ears is a brand of Logitech. As you might surmise, UE handles the audio products, while Logitech is more computer focused. Now, the product news: UE's first portable wireless speaker was the UE Boom. As you might expect, the Megaboom is the new and improved version. It features more power, louder sound, and more bass. Ergo, it is better.
Raumfeld Stereo M Brings Hi-Res Quality to Wireless Speakers
The audio world has recently faced a dichotomy that seems to force listeners to choose between wireless convenience or good sound quality. Thankfully, German manufacturer Raumfeld has produced a line of speakers and receivers that blend Hi-Res Audio with wireless ease.
Sennheiser Sweats Out Four New Sports Earbuds
I like to sweat. Sweating is good. I like to listen to music. Most earbuds are destroyed by sweat, or else if they are sweatproof, they sound bad. Sennheiser has overcome that conundrum and sold some excellent sports earbuds in the past, but they have doubled-down on the product category with their new Sport Series comprising four new models, all aimed at our inner athlete clamoring to get stronger, fitter and faster.
Dan D'Agostino Wants to Pump Up Your Home Theater
Dan D'Agostino returns to the monster power amp business.
Fugoo Boombox Doesn’t Bother Reinventing the Wheel
If you’ve gone through the trouble of creating a kick-ass boombox, why scrap it and start from scratch every time you want to create a new or different style or look? The FUGOO Bluetooth speaker core comes with three different “sleeves” that all share a ton of great features and all sound good, but they have very different applications.
Altec Lansing Boomjacket Plays for 40 Hours
There is no shortage of all-weather Bluetooth speakers but the Boomjacket takes longevity to a new level with 40 hours of playback time on a single charge. (Moreover, Altec Lansing claims that you don't have to lower the volume to achieve that.) The Boomjacket is the sequel to the Life Jacket; like its predecessor, the Boomjacket features rain/dirt/shock-proof construction; in addition to its improved playing time, it has improved sound quality and more mounting capabilities.
Panasonic Smart TVs Will Be Powered by Firefox
Panasonic has partnered with Mozilla to create a new smart TV experience that is powered by Firefox. The underlying operating system of these “Life + Screen” TVs is no longer proprietary to Panasonic and will interact with any brand smartphone, tablet, or computer that is on the same WiFi network.
Neflix to Recommend TVs
While it was at the LG press conference that Netflix announced its Netflix Recommended TV program, it was Hisense who made a point of letting booth visitors know that their TV made the list. This is a little misleading. Netflix stated that Roku TVs are expected to make the list but didn’t specifically name Hisense who makes a Roku TV. Sony, LG, Sharp, and VIZIO are some of the manufacturers whose names are expected to be the first to receive a Netflix Recommended TV logo.
G.fast Promises Gigabit Internet Over Phone Lines
Later this year you may truly be able to say goodbye to your cable company including dropping broadband cable. A new technology will make it possible for telephone companies to boost their speeds to over a Gbps (gigabit per second)