wireless speaker Stories November 23, 2015

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Mohu – makers of consumer-favorite over-the-air antennas – has entered the “world of high-end” audio. Yes, you read that right. Mohu has released the BeBox, a $499 portable sound system with a built-in Android tablet.

Leaning heavily on its experience with Android’s operating system learned from Mohu Channels, the antenna-gone-speaker manufacturer feels that it can compete in this space. expand full story

wireless speaker Stories October 20, 2015

expiredDaily Deals: RAVPower 3-Port 26,800mAh Power Bank $40, Denon HEOS 5 Wireless Speaker $199, more

In this morning’s Daily Deals we have from Amazon the RAVPower 3-Port 26,800mAh Power Bank for $49.98. When you enter the code 3WQ9IOF9 the price drops to only $39.98 shipped. That’s $10 off the regular sale price and the lowest we’ve seen. With three USB ports and a combined 5.5A output, you can quickly and simultaneously charge three devices at once. This power bank can charge an iPhone 6 Plus or Galaxy S6 over six times or an iPhone 6 ten times. Amazon shoppers gave it 4.7/5 stars and it’s the #1 new release in its category.

More new deals for today:Denon HEOS 5 Wireless Speaker $199 (Orig. $399) | Amazon Gold Box

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wireless speaker Stories July 21, 2015

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We see a lot of Bluetooth speakers come through for review that typically fall in the $50-$300 range, rarely topping a price mark higher than that. The question is: do higher priced models deliver a superior sound experience to justify spending two or three times as much other options?

Bang & Olufsen is known for its great sounding audio equipment that have beautiful designs but aren’t necessarily the most cost-effective for the average consumer. B&O released the Beolit 15 back in the winter as a new addition to its family of more affordable B&O PLAY audio products. After spending a few weeks with this Bluetooth speaker, it’s time to answer the question of affordability vs. quality.  expand full story

wireless speaker Stories June 19, 2015

expiredHarman Kardon Esquire Bluetooth Speakerphone System in brown $129 shipped (Orig. $250)

Amazon is offering the Harman Kardon Esquire Portable Wireless Speaker and Conferencing System in brown for $128.88 shipped (matched at Harman Kardon). That’s around $120 under the original price, about $70 below the average selling price and a few cents under the best we have seen (outside of a previous $105 refurbished listing).

This is a 2-way speaker system that has Bluetooth connectivity with NFC, multi-directional audio, 8 hour battery life, and has a bit more of a professional look than your typical BT speaker. While it does feature noise cancellation and other features specifically for conference calls, you can listen to music on it as well.

It ships with a 1 year warranty from Harman and has received a 3.8/5 star rating from over 30 Amazon customers.

You can find out more about the Esquire line in our complete review of the mini model over on 9to5Mac. Today’s deal is actually $20+ less than the current price of the mini version.

wireless speaker Stories June 7, 2015

expiredAmazon Gold Box – Harman Kardon Esquire Wireless Speakerphone System $129 shipped (Orig. $250)

Today only, as part of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Amazon is offering the Harman Kardon Esquire Portable Wireless Speaker and Conferencing System for $129 shipped. That’s about $120 below the original listing, about $70 below the average selling price and the best we have seen (other than a previous refurbished offering for $105). Today’s deal comes in all three colors: black, white and brown.

This 2-way speaker system has NFC Bluetooth connectivity, dual mic for reliable audio in any direction, 8 hour battery life, and is designed from “premium materials” so it’s a little more professional looking than your typical Bluetooth speaker. It is designed for conference calls with features like noise cancellation, but you can also listen to music on it as well.

It is also currently $20+ below the mini version of this speaker. You can find out more about the Esquire mini in our complete review over on 9to5Mac where we said it’s one of the best iPhone speakerphones you can fit in your pocket.

It has a 3.8/5 star rating from over 29 Amazon customers.

wireless speaker Stories April 7, 2015

expiredJBL SoundFly Air wireless speaker with Apple AirPlay (Refurb.): $29 shipped (Orig. $140)

Harman Audio offers the JBL SoundFly Air wireless speaker with Apple AirPlay in refurbished condition for $139.99. Apply coupon code 29SOUNDFLY during checkout to drop the price down to $29 shipped.

It plugs directly into any wall outlet to provide wireless streaming audio from compatible Apple devices. Rated 4 out of 5 stars. Includes original factory warranty.

Meet the JBL® SoundFly™ Air AirPlay plug-in speaker. It plugs directly into your wall outlet. All you need is an Apple AirPlay-enabled audio device, such as an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, and a home Wi-Fi® connection. And don’t be fooled by the speaker’s size. This small wonder delivers a full spectrum of sound. The free JBL OnBeat app (available in the iTunes App Store) gives you additional functionality so you can browse music with cover art, adjust volume and tone, and fully customize the digital signal processing (DSP) to get the best sound wherever you plug it in.

AT A GLANCE:
  • 20 watts of great JBL sound anywhere in your house
  • Works with Apple AirPlay-enabled devices
  • Free JBL OnBeat app
  • AnyRoom audio
  • Revolutionary plug-in design
  • Computer-optimized equalization (COE)
  • Optimized compression technology (OCT)
WHAT’S IN THE BOX:
  • 1 JBL SoundFly Air plug-in speaker
  • 1 snap-in AC plug adapter
  • Quick setup guide

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