With its modular, wall-mounted design and vast color choices the BeoSound Shape speaker system can be customized to match and elevate any living space. The “shape” itself also acts as an acoustic damper to improve the acoustics of any space. Link up to 44 speakers and stream directly from your phone or tablet via built-in Chromecast, Apple AirPlay and Bluetooth for room-filling, hi-res quality sound.
With the addition of Bluetooth aptX technology, Marshall adds another upgrade to their top-of-the-line Monitor over-ear headphone. The new wireless Marshall Monitor Bluetooth features black aluminum construction and a brass mini-joystick for easy, intuitive playback control. Battery life clocks in at 30 hours and they recharge via micro USB.
Combining clean Scandinavian design with versatile functionality & room-filling sound, the Baggen and Stammen from Urbanears let you stream from the cloud or hook up to your turntable; save your favorite playlists as presets, and play solo or link multiple units. Simple tactile knobs control power & volume and to perfectly suit your space, the speakers are available in a variety of colors.
Finally some good news for fans of Samsung phones: the S8 is out. Its most striking feature is the 5.8-inch infinity display that bends seamlessly to wrap around the entire face of the phone. There are also no physical buttons, allowing the wraparound screen to cover 80% of the phone. There’s also Bixby, Samsung’s onboard AI assistant that both responds to your voice & reads what’s on your screen. The new S8 will be available April 21.
In preparation for the next, next, next level in ultra HD content, Dell has created an 8K desktop display. The 32-inch UP3218K boasts a resolution of 7680 x 4320 with a pixel density of 280ppi. That’s not just ultra sharp, it’s a world’s first. Winner of the Best In Show prize at this year’s CES, it is currently available for pre-order.
The Kardia portable EKG links with your smartphone to provide potentially life-saving heart health data. It provides the easiest way to detect possible atrial fibrillation early and reduce your risk of stroke. Place your fingers on the sensors & in 30 seconds, you have a medical grade EKG. Data is stored to be accurately shared with your doctor.
With the sharp looks of a classic Mont Blanc analog, the Summit smart watch delivers modern tech function without the Inspector Gadget vibe. It’s powered by Android Wear, with Bluetooth & wi-fi connectivity & features a bright, AMOLED display plus an easy interface for notifications & email, a heart rate monitor, and much more. Compatible with phones running Android 4.3 or higher and iOS9 or higher.
With retro design cues drawn from 60s-era audio gear, the Model One Digital looks classic but it’s of course fully modern. This radio/speaker can pair with your devices via bluetooth or wi-fi and streams from radio & subscription services like Tidal, Spotify, & Deezer. Multiple units can be linked to bring your soundtrack throughout the house.
Porsche Design is anything but predictable and with the release of the BOOK ONE they’re exploring new terrain yet again. This time, a 2-in-1 laptop computer with a detachable display that functions as a tablet. The display is deployed using a VarioHinge, inspired by the gearbox of a sports car. Under the hood there’s a 7th Gen 2.70 GHz Intel i7-7500U processor, 16 GB RAM, & 512 GB SSD hard drive. Battery life is 14 hours.
The Playbase from SONOS is a tidy solution for bringing dynamic premium sound to your home viewing & gaming experience. Its low-profile design practically disappears beneath your TV and set-up is simple: 2 cords, one for power & one optical cord connecting the TV. App access allows 1-touch streaming from over 30 services & TruePlay speaker tuning enables you to customize the sound to best fit your space & speaker configuration.