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Google Pixelbook, Home Mini Smart Speaker, New Daydream VR Headset Ahead of Pixel Event

Google Pixelbook and New Daydream VR Headset HIGHLIGHTS The pricing for Pixelbook is said to start from $1,199 All three products have been leaked in renders The Pixelbook is expected to launch in three colour variants Ahead of Google’s Pixel event on October 4, several leaks regarding the company’s upcoming devices have now surfaced on the Internet. We already told you about the leaks ... Read More »

Soundcast VG7 outdoor Bluetooth speaker review: A wonderful speaker, indoors or out

Soundcast was building great wireless speakers while the powers behind Bluetooth were struggling to find a use for the technology. In the nearly 10 years since I reviewed the company’s Outcast, I haven’t found a better powered, portable outdoor speaker. The Soundcast VG7 comes very close. The VG7 does, of course, rely on Bluetooth—with support for the aptX codec and ... Read More »

JBL reveals its Cinema SB450 sound bar with wireless sub, Playlist speaker with onboard Chromecast, and a wacky portable subwoofer it calls the BassPro Go

Harman subsidiary JBL took the wraps off nine new audio products at CES on Wednesday, but we think this trio is the most interesting of the bunch: The Cinema SB450 sound bar is a 2.1-channel home theater system with a wireless sub, the Playlist is a table-top speaker with integrated Chromecast audio-streaming technology, and the BassPro Go is a portable ... Read More »

Lenovo moves into the smart home market with an Amazon Alexa-powered speaker and a 6TB NAS box

Lenovo is dipping its toe into the smart home market with two new product announcements at CES: a new smart speaker that will be powered by Amazon’s Alexa Voice Service, and a wireless NAS box that that promises to help organize your digital photo library using onboard facial-recognition software. The Lenovo Smart Assistant ($130) looks like a mashup of an ... Read More »

Sengled Pulse Solo evaluation: you can put a JBL speaker on your lamp. query is, ought to you?

In 2016, the concept of controllbuilt-ing a mild bulb out of your smartphone is antique hat. Controllbuilt-ing said bulb and streambuilt-ing tune to its 7fd5144c552f19a3546408d3b9cfb251 speakers is,apparentlyintegrated, all the rage. The $built-ineintegrated Sengled Pulse Solo ($forty three from Amazon as of this tale’s writintegratedg) is one such product. built-inthe use of Sengled’s companionAndroid or iOS app, you may control the ... Read More »

Yamaha WX-030 MusicCast wireless speaker review: Sonos draws its strongest challenger

It’s impossible to discuss the merits of a multi-room audio system these days without answering this question: Is it better than Sonos? I answer with a highly qualified “no” in this broader discussion of Yamaha’s MusicCast system. In this review, I’ll focus on one component in that system: the WX-030 wireless speaker. The $250 WX-030 measures 9.63 inches wide, 6.25 ... Read More »