Audio & Speakers

    SurfEars Keep The Water Out at werd.com

    SurfEars Keep The Water Out

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    Keeping water out of your ears while surfing isn’t easy. Maybe SurfEars 3.0 adjustable surfing ear plugs will finally do it. They are customizable, and come with six sealing gels—three pairs in different sizes—plus adjustable ear tips, ensuring a secure, water-tight fit. The design also allows them to let in sound while water stays out.

    Amazon Introduces Alexa-Enabled Echo Link Amplifier at werd.com

    Amazon Introduces Alexa-Enabled Echo Link Amplifier

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    Upgrade your home sound system to high-fidelity streaming music, and Alexa-enabled voice control with the 60W x 2-channel Echo Link amplifier. It will connect to your speakers and group with other Echo-supported devices for playback throughout your home or workspace. It features multiple digital and analog inputs/outputs for seamless compatibility with your existing audio equipment.

    Powerbeats Pro Wireless Earbuds Outshine AirPods at werd.com

    Powerbeats Pro Wireless Earbuds Outshine AirPods

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    Apple dropped their 2nd generation AirPods & two weeks later, the brand’s offshoot, Beats one-ups them with a wireless earbud offering of their own. The new PowerBeats Pro buds feature Apple’s newest H1 chip plus boast a longer battery life & better fit than AirPods. Water-resistant too, so they’re better for workouts, with a neck lanyard to keep you from losing them.

    RIMOWA x Bang & Olufsen: Limited Beoplay H9i Travel Headphone at werd.com

    RIMOWA x Bang & Olufsen: Limited Beoplay H9i Travel Headphone

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    RIMOWA makes legendary aluminum luggage. Bang & Olufsen are masters of high-end audio. Fittingly, the two brands teamed up to create the ultimate travel headphone. The result is the limited edition Beoplay H9i. Made with anodized aluminum and premium leather, they boast wireless connectivity and noise-cancelling and the touch-sensitive right headphone housing can be controlled with a simple swipe or tap.

    Sonos & Ikea Unveil Award-Winning Speaker at werd.com

    Sonos & Ikea Unveil Award-Winning Speaker

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    Ikea and Sonos teamed up to create a new new bookshelf speaker designed to bring Sonos sound & streaming to the masses. And clearly they nailed it because the Symfonisk wi-fi bookshelf speaker won a prestigious 2019 Red Dot design award. In addition to high-quality wireless audio, the speaker mounts directly to the wall allowing it to serve as a shelf. Available April 9.

    McIntosh Introduces 650-Watt Wireless Speaker System at werd.com

    McIntosh Introduces 650-Watt Wireless Speaker System

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    The premium, American-made RS200 Wireless Loudspeaker System from McIntosh delivers rich, room-filling audio whether you’re streaming from a handheld device, playing digital music stored on a computer, or using legacy audio sources. With 650 Watts of total power delivered to 8 drivers in a 2-4-2 configuration for full-spectrum sound, plus an input for an external subwoofer, it is a serious system offering Apple AirPlay 2; Bluetooth 5.0 w/support for AAC, Qualcomm aptX HD & aptX Low Latency, DTS Play-Fi & DLNA support.

    Sennheiser Cuts the Cord with Momentum True Wireless Earbuds at werd.com

    Sennheiser Cuts the Cord with Momentum True Wireless Earbuds

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    Pro-audio innovators Sennheiser recently released their first fully wireless earbuds. The Momentum True Wireless earbuds deliver premium sound with exceptional clarity and simple, fingertip controls. They’re IPX4 rated for sweat resistance, offer 4 hour battery life and the pillbox-style charging case holds enough juice for an additional 8 hours of power.

    These Noise-Canceling Headphones Adjust To Your Environment at werd.com

    These Noise-Canceling Headphones Adjust To Your Environment

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    With sound settings that automatically adjust to the noise around you, Jabra’s Elite 85h over-ear headphones deliver top-tier noise cancelling as well as supporting 3 voice assistants: Alexa, Siri & Google Assistant. They also offer an impressive 32-hour battery life and customizable audio profiles plus preset ones like: ‘Commute,’ ‘In Public’ or ‘In Private’ modes.

    Sennheiser’s AMBEO Soundbar Boasts 3D Audio Technology at werd.com

    Sennheiser’s AMBEO Soundbar Boasts 3D Audio Technology

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    Offering an immersive 5.1.4 3D audio experience, Sennheiser’s AMBEO Soundbar houses 13 drivers inside a brushed aluminum frame and is compatible with Dolby Atmos, MPEG-H and DTS:X. It is equipped with HDMI inputs, an optical audio port and an AUX input plus Bluetooth & built-in Chromecast and Sennheiser’s own Smart Control app for iOS and Android.

    Bang & Olufsen’s Beoplay E8 Earbuds Got a Fast-Charge Upgrade at werd.com

    Bang & Olufsen’s Beoplay E8 Earbuds Got a Fast-Charge Upgrade

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    Bang & Olufsen is always improving its offerings and that’s for sure the case with the latest update to the Beoplay E8 Wireless earbuds. The new model is aptly named the Beoplay E8 2.0. The design of the headphones is basically unchanged but they now come with a 10W fast-charge premium case rendered in cowhide and brushed aluminum. The case can charge your buds 3X for a total of 16 hours of play time. Available February 14th.

    Klipsch Introduces T5 True Wireless In-Ear Headphones at werd.com

    Klipsch Introduces T5 True Wireless In-Ear Headphones

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    As Apple AirPods continue to dominate the wireless headphone market, legacy home audio brand Klipsch is jumping into the mix with its own new model: The True Wireless T5 earbuds. Until the doors open at CES next week, details are scant but we do know they’ll feature a fast-charge case and have a price tag somewhere around $200.

    Hear Exactly What You Want with Firefly Smart Wireless Earbuds at werd.com

    Hear Exactly What You Want with Firefly Smart Wireless Earbuds

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    Firefly Smart Wireless earphones have a sweet feature that most wireless buds don’t: Ambient Sound Mode. This “situational awareness” technology allows you to tune in or tune out the sounds around you. Perfect for those outdoor activities like biking or jogging when you want to be aware of what’s going on around you. They also deliver HD sound & feature an 1PX5 waterproof rating.

    Skullcandy Introduces Push Wireless Earbuds at werd.com

    Skullcandy Introduces Push Wireless Earbuds

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    Skullcandy’s Push Earbuds are the brand’s first truly wireless in-ear headphones. They deliver 6-hours of audio on a charge—an hour better than Apple’s AirPods—and feature single button control for answering calls, changing audio tracks, and controlling volume. They store in a charging case that holds a full 6-hour backup charge for your buds.

    Harman Kardon Introduces Google-Enabled Citation One Speaker at werd.com

    Harman Kardon Introduces Google-Enabled Citation One Speaker

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    Delivering crisp, high-quality audio via both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, and with Google Assistant voice built-in, Harman Kardon’s entry-level Citation One is a sharp little home speaker. It’s got simple manual controls on top and the only ports are for the power supply, and a Micro USB for service.  Using the Google Assistant app and Google Cast, it streams like a dream and measuring a compact 7.4 by 5.5 by 5.5 inches (HWD), it outputs room-filling sound without taking up much space.

    Plug In & Make Music with the Maschine Mikro at werd.com

    Plug In & Make Music with the Maschine Mikro

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    For beginner music-makers, the Maschine Mikro is a very versatile & user-friendly tool that works as a drum machine, synth and desktop to give you endless samples, one-shots, loops, sample instruments, presets, patterns, drum kits, and songs. It plugs into your laptop or desktop computer, offers  25 filters, EQ, delay, reverb, and compressor as well as 16 velocity-sensitive pads for banging out original beats.

    Dolby Introduces Dimension Wireless Headphones at werd.com

    Dolby Introduces Dimension Wireless Headphones

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    Dolby is known worldwide for industry-leading sound technology. And finally, after decades as the subtle logo found stamped on the best audio products across many markets, Dolby is branding a product of their own, and likely, the first of many to come. The wireless Dolby Dimension over-ear headphones are optimized for home entertainment to deliver the premium sound quality Dolby calibrated devices are known for. Their wireless charging stand keep them juiced up & binge-ready.

    V-MODA BassFit Headphones Deliver Wireless, Workout-Worthy Bass at werd.com

    V-MODA BassFit Headphones Deliver Wireless, Workout-Worthy Bass

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    Weak, wimpy bass is far too common in wireless earbuds. And the headphone gurus at V-MODA are clapping back with a wireless bud that finally delivers legit low-end. Their BassFit banded bluetooth in-ears pump heavy bass & feature both aptX and AAC codecs for crystal clear sound, 11-hour battery life and feature a super-stable fit system the brand calls “Tri-Fit.”