Monster and Nokia have showcased another product created through their alliance, the Nokia Purity Pro Wireless Studio Headset by Monster.
Did you land yourself a new smartphone or MP3 player during the holidays? Are you not satisfied with the el cheapo headphones that came in the package? Well, you’re in luck, because there’s a great post-holiday collection of awesome headphone deals that will surely satiate your aural desires.
Believe it or not, there are still some great last minute gadget deals online that you can score before Christmas. In the spirit of the 12 days of Christmas, here are 12 deals on tech that you can put under your tree in time for Christmas morning.
Hey, it may not be quite the same thing as getting a James Bond 007 watch from Q or a technologically-absurd watch like Inspector Gadget, but this could be the next best thing. The Motorola MOTOACTV GPS sports watch and MP3 player is pretty slick and now it happens to be on sale for $102.04 off the regular price.
The Kindle Fire’s successors are here. There are three flavors to choose from, the first of which is an entry model at $169. Essentially, the $169 Fire is the same as the OG Fire except it has double the RAM and a slightly faster processor.
The Kindle Fire finally has a successor, the Kindle Fire. That’s right, a second generation Kindle Fire is here. What’s new? It has double the RAM over the first Fire and has a somewhat faster processor. According to Amazon, that means a 40% bump in power.
It’s rare to find such a good deal on a comparatively high-end headset, but it looks like you’re in luck. The Sennheiser MM 450 Flight Bluetooth multimedia headset with noise cancellation is currently on sale for half price!
Cut the cord and go with a stereo Bluetooth headset like the Motorola MOTOROKR S305, which happens to be on sale for $62 off the regular price.
The idea is actually quite simple. It’s a watch band for your iPod nano, but there is an integrated Bluetooth adapter.
Phillipe Starck is an esteemed French designer, having designed everything from toothbrushes to motorcycles, but he has apparently been working closely with Apple on a brand new product. And that brand new product will be revealed to the world within the next eight months.
The earHero provides a new earphone design that doesn’t block the ear canal from outside noise.
IK Multimedia is building up their audio arsenal at CES 2012 by announcing their iRig line. The iOS devices range from DJ consoles, to analog live inline guitar, mic, bass adapters.
This year MMT returns with a revamped version of Monitor2Go. The display has a 15.6-inch screen, a 1600×900 resolution, and your choice of an iPad 2 or Android tablet slot hinged up to a rotatable display that can turn up, down, clockwise, and counterclockwise.
You know, Verizon Wireless has been pretty good with the Google Android thing and that trend is continuing with the upcoming launch of the HTC Rezound.
In any case, it looks like Dr. Dre is expanding beyond laptops and headphones to do the Beats Audio thing in the mobile space too. This phone is largely the same as the original HTC Sensation, but they’ve beefed it up here and there.
A research team based in the Netherlands has reported positive and promising results from an audio-only navigation system which relies on an Android smartphone connected to a pair of headphones to potentially help cyclists overcome the issue of visual navigation devices. The audio GPS guides users towards the target location by using music which is artificially shifted to the left or right in order to tell directions.
Moving forward, we thought that Nokia was largely dedicated to the Windows Phone 7 platform, but it looks like they’re not quite ready to give up on Symbian just yet. In fact, they just created a new updated version called Symbian Belle and it’s being offered in three new smartphones: the Nokia 600, Nokia 701, and the Nokia 700.
Philips GoGear Muse 3 aims to protect your hearing. In the case of the GoGear Muse 3, you get something called the SafeSound function. Basically, it monitors the sound level of Marilyn Manson and Def Leppard, alerting you if the volume is probably a little too high for your eardrums to handle.
My experience with the Sony Ericsson Xperia line of smartphones hasn’t exactly been stellar, but that doesn’t mean SE isn’t trucking ahead with new additions to the line. I have the Xperia Play in hand and will have that review posted soon, but there’s also the new Xperia ray and Xperia active coming down the chute too.
Pioneer has launched an inner ear earphones model capable of offering clear sound and powerful bass with a frequency set between 10Hz and 20 kHz and 16Ω impedance. But where the 3.5mm stereo headphones with gold jack and 1.2 silver cladded wire really changes things, is that they are made of a soft, ergonomic material can be washed with soap and water.
ASUS has recently introduced some of its new products: the PadFone and the super slim Eee PC X101 netbook. The netbook can run MeeGo or Windows 7 in dual-boot and is powered by an Intel 1.5GHz Oak Trail Atom processor bringing a 600 graphics GMA.
Listener fatigue is a painful discomfort that can happen to anyone listening to an iPod on the subway, a musician playing a gig, or to someone wearing a hearing-aid. If listener fatigue occurs from listening to an iPod, you just take out your earphones. For professional musicians and people who require hearing-aids, it’s not that simple.
Keeping to their mythical creature theme, Trident’s cases for smartphones and Apple products add both style and protection to a variety of devices including the iPad, iPhones, various HTC, Samsung and Droid phones, Kindle and Nook readers, among others.
Sony Ericsson is expanding their GreenHeart collection of environmentally-friendly phones with an exclusive Canadian release of the Cedar. With post-consumer recycled plastics, a low-consumption charger and waterborne paint, the phone is being sold exclusively by Fido in Canada, aimed at consumers and businesses looking at a low-impact mobile solution.
Based on the idea that having to flip the USB plug every now and again to take a second stab at plugging in your USB-powered heated coaster is genuinely a problem
We’re still referring to the yet unreleased Palm tablet as the HP PalmPad, but the Opal and Topaz names have made their way onto the Internet too. The smaller of the two is the Opal with its seven-inch 1024×768 resolution TFT LCD, while the larger of the two is the Topaz with its nine-inch display of unknown resolution.
After rocking out in Rock Band 3, you might feel inclined to pick up a real electric guitar and give it a go. Maybe you’re already a rock star in the making, but you want a setup that’s a little more portable. Well, IK Multimedia seems to have a pretty interesting solution with its iRig and iRig Mic.
We deal with a lot of messy cables these days. We’ve got HDMI cables leading from our televisions, audio cables leading from our headphones, and USB cables leading to our various peripherals. While it doesn’t solve all of life’s problems, the Scosche flipSYNC II looks like it could help. In fact, Scosche took home a CES Innovation 2011 Design and Engineering Award.
Built for business professionals and “mobile road warriors,” its SVGA resolution will make your presentations look better, even in brighter settings. And it won’t die on the third slide of your powerpoint: It’s good to go for two hours on battery.
Debuting at CES 2011 this week, iHome has just revealed the iW1 Wireless Speaker System with AirPlay. Music can be wirelessly streamed to the iW1 using AirPlay.
The iPod shuffle is pretty small, but it doesn’t do you much good when you want to go for a dip in the pool with Michael Phelps. For that, you may be much more inclined to check out the UWaterG2 from Fitness Technologies, Inc. They’ve developed the world’s smallest 100% waterproof MP3 player.
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Feel like stretching out that corporate expense account with a few new toys? It looks like Jabra has gone headset crazy, announcing no fewer than six brand new headsets this week. The kicker is that they all come paired with their own little touchscreen displays and they all play nice with Microsoft Lync.
Whether you’re hitting up the gym or going outside for a run, you probably want to have some tunes on hand. At the same time, you don’t want to deal with wires and cables. The Motorola S10-HD lets you handle both in style with a sporty wraparound design.
Another option for graphic designers has emerged this week. Genius, makers of tablets and other peripherals have added the first wireless tablet to their roster. The 5 x 8-inch MousePen M508W tablet is just $199 and will ship this September. As for technicals, it gives you 1024-levels of pressure sensitivity, comparable to the Intuos Bamboo pen but twice the LPI, sitting pretty at 4000.
If you’re thinking that the overall form factor looks familiar, well, you’re right. The HTC Legend functions as a spiritual successor to the HTC Hero, throwing the “chin” back in the game. The Legend also comes with a bunch of other improvements too, including operating off the newer HSPA network.
The Biologic Bike Mount is a bicycle-mount for your iPhone, allowing you to strap your device to the handlebars and keep tabs on GPS location, speed, distance traveled, perhaps all the while playing some good music to keep those quads pumping. The mount is part of a weatherproof case, silicon-lined for protection against water and dust, and able to rotate 360 degrees between landscape and portrait mode.
Hot fun in the summer, oh yah. DryCorp sent us one of their mp3 player cases to check out. It fit quite right with the Apple iPod. I’m still kickin’ it to my 3G model, hence the dated looking thing sealed and protected inside the dry case which helps it evade a nasty inevitable liquid death quite common in the summer months. You can take it in the pool, river, or the shower, the dry case is designed to keep your gear happy in the water.
I love nothing more than curling up on my couch or bean bag chair, grabbing my Xbox 360 controller, and dialing in some hours on Street Fighter IV or NHL 10. However, not everyone has that kind of luxury. For NBA players who are always on the road, 2K has devised the perfect solution.
It’s not quite the same as the Xbox Portable we want to see to compete against the Nintendo DSi and Sony PSP, but it’s still portable.
Even before the Apple iPad officially broke the surface, we had already seen a number of UMPCs and MIDs hit the market. You do have to admit that Cupertino will really help to put the mini-tablet on the map, though, so it’s interesting to look at the immediate competition. One of the most captivating? The Dell Mini 5.
Sick and tired of the same old look and feel of the majority of Bluetooth cyborg headsets out there? Think it’s time for some discretion and comfort (and maybe some funky colors, depending on your choice)? Here’s the Jabra Clipper to save your stylish ass.
At $1350 a pop these little buds have six-speakers inside and are not even considered headphones, they call them monitors because they are so acoustically tight and reduce ambient noise by 26 dBs.
At this annual event – as you saw in my recent show overview – I was bombarded by vendors at every turn and played with more gadgets than I’ve ever seen in my life. I also went to a few special events. These events were designated PRESS-ONLY and therefore contained some items regular attendees might not have seen.
Whether you are going out for a jog or simply want to do some household chores, a good pair of headphones can really be a great company. However, buying the right pair of headphones can be difficult task, especially for those who aren’t that tech-savvy. That’s why; we’ve made a list of 5 things that […]
Sennheiser launched various wireless headphones as a part of their 2015 line which were mostly based on their earlier wired headphone models. The Urbanite XL Wireless is one such example of that can trace back its origin to last year’s wired Urbanite XL. Currently, it only comes in black color, however, more options might arrive […]