Bang & Olufsen enters the competitive portable Bluetooth speaker arena with its gorgeous BeoPlay A2

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Bang & Olufsen – the creators of high-end audio and visual equipment – has announced that it is entering the portable Bluetooth speaker fight and its first effort certainly appears worthy of our attention.

From the looks of it, B&O has come out swinging.

During the same week that another top-of-the-line audio company released its own Bluetooth device, B&O’s lower brand BeoPlay is showing off its A2 for the first time. Built utilizing their strong background in audio, this speaker has a striking design that certainly has the look of a high-end audio device.

While it may not be as many “features” as some Bluetooth devices, certainly the name B&O will turn some heads in the audio world.

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Ikea’s new Bekant desk adjusts between standing and sitting heights on the fly

At this point the benefits of standing over sitting are well documented. Still, the overwhelming majority of us continue to sit at our desks doing our best Quasimodo impression. And that’s not surprising since meaningful life changes rarely come easy.

The new Bekant desk from Ikea should make transitioning to a standing desk more realistic.  It is able to grow from standard sitting height to a towering standing desk with just the press of a button… Read more

Olloclip for iPhone 6/Plus adds four advanced photo lenses to front and rear cameras

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Olloclip has come a long way since its KickStarter days. With the help of earning a coveted spot on the retail shelves of Apple Stores, Olloclip has become one of the most well known purveyors of mobile photography gear on the planet.

Even though the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are outfitted with new camera tricks like Focus Pixels, exposure control, and optical image stabilization, Olloclip believes there’s still room for improvement…

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The Homeboy cam simplifies home surveillance with extended battery life and magnetic mounting

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Unlike many of the currently available smart home security options out there, the new Homeboy camera offers a simplified take on home surveillance in a tiny all-in-one system. It is a completely wireless solution that requires no additional hardware, taps right into your home WiFi network and offers simple mobile device monitoring.

Along with a built-in mounting system and an impressive battery life, Homeboy has a number of other security features, seamless integration with other smart home products and full functionality with no subscription fees. More details below:

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Avi-on utilizes Bluetooth and a little ingenuity to create the “world’s first wireless, movable light switch”

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Moving a light switch in your home is never an easy proposition, and certainly something that most home owners would not want to tackle on their own. However, the Avi-on Switch is a new product entering the home automation sector that puts the power in consumer’s hands to place a light switch wherever needed. Read more

Bowers & Wilkins brings studio-grade design to its first ever portable Bluetooth speaker

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The portable Bluetooth speaker market is very crowded, with nearly every audio company offering some iteration vying for your ears. Today, Bowers & Wilkins is introducing the latest offering to its line of high-quality music products, but this time its added a feature previously not utilized by the Worthing, England based company.

The new T7 model includes Bluetooth audio for the first time in a portable build that will most likely have many flocking to purchase B&W’s latest product. Check out the video below to see Bowers & Wilkins’ look at on-the-go audio.

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Apple’s former Director of Industrial Design is behind the new Leeo Smart Alert Nightlight

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Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors do a great job of alerting you of potential dangers in your home as long as you’re in your home when they go off. But if you’re out of town for the weekend or quickly stepped out to pick up dinner, you’ll never know that your family and personal possessions may be in harms way. Innovative companies like Nest have already brought connected home monitoring devices to the market, but they require lengthy setups.

That’s where Leeo Smart Alert Nightlight, which was designed by former Apple and current Beats designer Robert Brunner, comes in…

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Marshall’s iconic vintage style comes to its most affordable Bluetooth speaker yet

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Marshall, a company well known for its professional guitar amps, is introducing a brand new entry to its line of Bluetooth speakers. While the upcoming Marshall Acton Speaker will retain the same classic look previous models have borrowed from the iconic guitar amps, it is also the smallest and most affordable mobile speaker the company has offered to date.

Head below for a closer look on what this compact speaker has to offer, as well as availability and pricing details:  Read more

Belkin’s latest Bluetooth keyboard cases are specifically designed for iPad Air 2/iPad mini 3

Belkin-QODE-ultimate-Keyboard-iPad-Air-2Belkin curiously introduced all-new iPad Bluetooth Keyboards a mere 72 hours before Tim Cook would take the stage at 1 Infinite Loop to announce iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3. The refreshed QODE keyboard cases were certainly worth lusting over, but what good are they if they don’t support Apple’s latest tablets, right? Well, Belkin fixed that this morning by releasing an updated line of keyboards and covers specifically designed for iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3… Read more

Alpine’s new headphones customize the listening experience for every song in your library

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The headphone market is extremely crowded and finding new ways to innovate in a meaningful way is becoming more and more difficult to do. There are nearly as many options as you can fathom, from old school and ultra modern to those that will get you fined by the NFL. But today, Alpine is trying to put a new set of headphones on your ears, but this time you’ll notice they feel a little bit different….

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2K Games releases NBA 2K15 for iOS

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Following last week’s release of NBA 2K15 on consoles and PC, 2K has now released a version of its latest basketball sim for iOS. The venerable gaming company says it is its “most true-to-life NBA experience yet on mobile.”

The game boasts a number of improvements over last year, including “vastly” improved visuals and what 2K is calling “ultra-realistic NBA gameplay.” Head below for more details, pricing and the release trailer.

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Breeze breathalyzer tracks your drinking in HealthKit and connects you w/ Uber when you get too drunk

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Breathometer’s first smartphone breathalyzer was launched thanks to a successful Indiegogo campaign that raised $138,377 or 554% of its original goal. A little over a year later, Breathometer has introduced its latest breathalyzer, which it calls Breeze. It isn’t just a toy for college kids to see who can get more drunk, it’s a powerful tool that can help you drink responsibly… Read more