You’re the only one who can hear this speaker. The design of the ‘A’ Speaker creates a narrow, directional beam of sound that allows it to blast sound at you from across the room while others around you can’t hear a thing. Like having headphones but wearing nothing on your head or in your ears. A 3.5 mini jack means you can connect to any device: phone, tablet, TV, turntable, sound card & so on.
Soundboks’ creators are calling these speakers the “loudest battery powered speaker”, a portable design that packs enough punch to actually power-up a party: 119dB to be exact, so louder than the systems at many bars & nightclubs. They also boast a 30-hour battery life and a shockproof/weatherproof design. Another funded Kickstarter.
With voice-command capability that will deliver your music, messages, calls, calendar events, navigation, and more, Sony Mobile’s wireless Xperia Ear gives you instant access to the communication tools you use most without having to take out your phone.
Winner of an impressive stack of tech, audio & design awards, including 2015 Red Dot, The N60 NC from AKG is an active noise-cancelling over-ear headphone that is rechargeable, features Grammy award winning sound, 1-button controls, and premium aluminum construction.
Controlled by a mere swipe or tap of your finger, Phiaton’s BT 460 lets you play, pause, fast-forward, rewind, adjust volume, and accept calls using an interactive surface on the right side of your headphones. It also allows you to connect 2 devices at once, like your phone & iPad, so you can watch movies & play games without the risk of missing a call.
British high-end audio experts NAIM has just released a smaller version of their remarkable Mu-so wireless music system. This compact new model, the QB (cube) uses 5 speakers with a pair of mids driven by 2 x 50-watt amps & a woofer pumping 100-watts. A 32-bit signal processor, built-in Spotify Connect, Tidal, & Apple Airplay give this 8-inch cube serious streaming power.
The unique look of the Fi70 all-in-one music system from Fluance puts all the hardware on display: dual 8-inch woofers, 5-inch woven glass-fiber midrange drivers, and 1-inch neodymium tweeters. It packs a punch with 280 watts of power, custom sound with its integrated touchscreen equalizer, & also features a built-in AM/FM radio & alarm clock. Choose walnut, black ash, or bamboo finish.
Legacy American guitar maker Fender continues to push their audio expertise into the headphone category. Their new line of in-ear headphones range from the distortion-free DXA1 featuring titanium micro drivers up to the super-premium FXA7 Pro, offering Dual HDBA tweeters, custom 9.25mm precision rare-earth drivers, Groove-tuned bass port & a zero-crossover design.
The Minilogue from KORG is blowing minds. Never before has such a powerful and versatile pro-quality analog synthesizer been released with a function to price tag ratio like this. It’s a fully-programmable four-voice polyphonic synth complete with a 16-step note and motion sequencer, arpeggiator, delay, & lots more.
Optimized for portable players, the German-made Beyerdynamic T5p is an audiophile-quality, over-ear headphone that delivers hi-fi sound using Tesla technology, a powerful magnetic drive that provides clean reproduction with a very low degree of harmonic distortion.