The Tough XL from Fugoo is both bigger & tougher, two great features for a portable Bluetooth speaker. It’s mud-, snow-, water- & shockproof. It also features 8 acoustic drivers, 3 control buttons, a portable hand strap and a USB port you can use to charge your phone.
Tuna Knobs are small conductive dials that give touchscreen DJ & music-making apps a tactile feel & control that makes mixing feel more real. They work with apps from Korg, iDJ2GO, TouchAble, Lemur, TouchOSC, and many more. Another funded Kickstarter project.
q-Jays are the world’s smallest earphones with exchangeable cables. These little buds achieve superior sound through advanced audio engineering techniques usually used for loudspeaker monitors and include tailor-made acoustic filters, dual balanced armature drivers, built-in dual speakers for multiple frequencies, bass ports and removable protective filters.
To celebrate 75 years of classic jazz from Blue Note records, Sonos has teamed up with the label to create a limited edition speaker system. It features a custom-painted blue fade finish and offers exclusive access to the Blue Note Artist Selects Station as well as two other Blue Note streaming stations.
Acoustic engineers at Devialet put 10 years of research into the creation of The Phantom—a small, spherical, wi-fi connected all-in-one amplifier and speaker that delivers what audiophiles like Sting & Rick Rubin think may be the best sound in the world. It’s loaded with cutting edge audio technologies & rave reviews from all corners are saying the Phantom sounds better than speakers 20X its size.
Designed for LEFF Amsterdam by Piet Hein Eek, the Tube Audio speaker is a bluetooth speaker modeled after the brand’s Tube Clock. The sleek, all-metal design is a great fit for your nightstand, offering premium wireless audio & 8-hour battery life. Available in Copper, Brass, & polished steel finish.
These are the world’s smallest wireless earbuds. They’ve got the latest in Bluetooth & battery technology as well as audiophile-quality components & a case that stores & charges them. What they don’t have is a microphone. These buds aren’t for taking calls, they’re for music lovers.
The pros choose Shure microphones for both live shows and studio recordings & now Shure has created a line of portable digital mics made for mobile recording. The versatile MV88 model plugs directly into iOS devices, the MV51 is a large diaphragm condenser mic, & the MV5 is designed for music, podcasting and video chats.
The BeoSound Moment from Bang & Olufsen gave everyone wood when it was unveiled this week at CES in Las Vegas. Like, actual wood. Oak to be exact. In addition to the touch-sensitive wooden control panel, this premium music streaming system also features a colorized Mood Wheel that selects songs based on how you’re feeling.
Expecting studio-quality sound to come out of the headphone jack in the side of your laptop is ridiculous. Unless of course you have something like the Miyo, a compact, high-quality digital-to-analog converter. It’s powered by USB and gives all your audio a richer, purer sound profile. Made in the USA.