Tech

Braven BRV-BANK Portable Backup Battery: Review

Portable backup batteries are quickly becoming commoditized, but Braven is trying to fight back against that trend by giving the BRV-BANK a feature set which most wouldn’t have imagined for such a product. The premise behind the standard backup battery is that it comes with a USB port or two, connects to your smartphones and…

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Blue Mo-Fi Powered Hi-Fi Headphones: Review

Blue, a company best known for its microphone products, has finally made the leap into the increasingly popular headphone market. And instead of going the standard fare route, the Blue Mo-Fi is aimed at disrupting the high end of the market. Various vendors offer amplifiers which aim to boost the quality of the compressed music…

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Braven 710 Bluetooth Speaker: Review

The Braven 710 is the latest attempt by the tech industry to push the limits of sonic quality over bluetooth wireless frequencies within a small package. The product is cased in aluminum and tries to stand out with metallic color choices like gold and blue and silver, but what ultimately stands out is its audio…

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Boom Swimmer Bluetooth Speaker: Review

The rise of bluetooth wireless speakers means that users can listen to the audio from their smartphone or tablet in environments where taking the device itself wouldn’t be practical. Naturally, that trend has spread to waterproof speakers. The Boom Swimmer isn’t the first to tackle this concept, but it does take a unique approach to…

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IK Multimedia iLoud bluetooth wireless portable speaker: Review

Some portable speakers are known for being thin, light, or svelte. The iLoud from IK Multimedia is known for, well, its loudness. It’s the kind of portable bluetooth speaker whose audio power is more typically reserved for desktop systems, but here it’s packed into a mid sized single-unit design with a ten hour battery life.…

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Just Mobile AluCable, AluCable Twist, AluCable Mini: Review

Charging cables are just charging cables, right? Not in the eyes of Just Mobile, the company whose mission is to create aluminum accessories for devices like the iPhone and iPad which fit stylistically with Apple’s own elegance. The company’s latest attempt comes in the form of the AluCable lineup of Lightning charging cables, which feature…

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Seagate Backup Plus Fast portable external hard drive: Review

Portable hard drives usually conjure up the notion of having to sacrifice storage capacity or speed in order to be viable on the go. But Seagate set out to smash that notion with the Backup Plus Fast, a portable drive which offers up to four terabytes, doesn’t require a power cable, and offers high end…

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Soundmatters foxL DASH7 Bluetooth Speaker: Review

The orignal foxL was a breakthrough in the portable wireless speaker market, with Soundmatters offering a candy bar style unit which sounded impossibly good for its size. But when it came to that size, it was closer to a king sized candy bar. So with its new DASH7, Soundmatters puts the foxL on a diet:…

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SuperTooth Melody Bluetooth Wireless Headphones: Review

Bluetooth wireless headphones are growing steadily in popularity as more users look to cut the cord, but finding quality wireless headphones beneath the hundred dollar mark remains tricky. SuperTooth attempts rarefied air with its Melody, a bluetooth headphone product which costs barely half that much. The Melody is a straightforward product: its no frills design…

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iFrogz Tadpole keychain bluetooth speaker: Review

First portable storage shrunk so much in size as to be able to fit on your keychain, and now iFrogz is attempting to do the same for wireless speakers. The Tadpole is a wireless speaker the size of a key fob, which can be added to your keychain without adding serious weight or bulk, and…

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