Logitech has just unveiled the new MX Sound – a solid set of premium Bluetooth desktop speakers. Although Bluetooth speakers are not new, the new MX Sound promises to transform the audio experience on desktops with motion-activated backlit controls, high-end drivers and rear-facing port tubes for music, movies and videos. High tech, simple and sexy? SOUNDS good.
Unboxing and Hands on with the Sony MDR-1000x. These are superb Bluetooth Noise Cancelling headphones – I took this out to the F1 track this weekend and it cut out the roar of the engines out like cutting through silk. The intelligent noise cancelling sense engine calibrates the level of noise cancelling specifically to your ear structure for the best effect. Great for play, great for work, super duper comfortable – we’re proud to say that these are the best wireless headphones we’ve ever used to date.
If you love Bluetooth earphones, you’ve definitely heard of Jaybird – makers of really rugged, tough Wireless Earphones which sound great, fit well and feel awesome. They’ve joined the True Wireless Market with the launch of their new RUN True Wireless Sport Earphones, and followed up with a new iteration of their superlight FREEDOM earphones.
Although open offices and trendy, cool and hip – they tend to be noisy and downright distracting. Research from Jabra shows that 78% of office workers believe their productivity negatively affected by ambient noise. It’s more than just a statistic – it’s a fact that’s here to stay. My own office is often abuzz with activity and it can get a little difficult to concentrate with a speaker system playing in the background. To address all this hullabaloo on distraction and focus, Jabra’s introduced a new headset called the Jabra Evolve 75 specifically designed to help the office works of today shut out the noise and regain that laser focus for work.
In 2014, a little German startup called Bragi launched a crowdfunding campaign for a pair of true wireless earphones called The Dash. The company touted the Dash as the world’s first true wireless smart in-ears – the first to offer a great listening experience along with automated fitness tracking, offline listening and waterproofing. Although everyone was excited for its launch, the final product fell short of expectations for some. Did Bragi over-promise and under-deliver? Let’s find out.
The UE Wonderboom is Ultimate Ears’ latest wireless speaker – it is portable, gets ridiculously loud, has deep sound and is completely waterproof. Can this little wonder continue the winning streak UE has had with its popular Boom lineup? Let’s find out.
When “X-mini” is mentioned, most people will immediately think of the iconic capsule speaker which took Singapore by storm in 2007 and pioneered the portable speaker category. Although the brand has taken a back seat in recent years, X-mini is making an epic return to the portable wireless speaker market with not one, not two, but SEVEN new speakers – all promising sound larger than size, but each one unique in its own individual way.
The Jabra Speak 710 is Jabra’s latest take on a portable business speakerphone. With a small form factor, 15-hour talk time and 10-watt speaker, the Jabra Speak 710 promises to be an ideal accessory for business communication and conference calls. Does it fare well in reality? Let’s put it to the test in our hands-on review.