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Hands-on review: SOUNDBOKS Gen 3 Bluetooth Performance Speaker
Tue, 15th Jun 2021
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With an outdoor party speaker sure to get your neighbours calling the cops, SOUNDBOKS turns the volume all the way up to eleven.
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Hands-on review: EPOS Expand 80 Bluetooth speakerphone
Wed, 10th Feb 2021
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EPOS Expand 80: The premium conference USB/Bluetooth speakerphone that delivers crisp audio for remote meetings.
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Hands-on review: JBL PartyBox On-The-Go
Mon, 7th Dec 2020
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Some of us love to celebrate through singing and playing music. The JBL PartyBox On-The-Go is designed for just such occasions.
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Review: BlueAnt X5 bloody good Party Speaker
Mon, 30th Nov 2020
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BlueAnt's X5 party speaker packs a punch with great sound quality, portability, and a price tag under AU$400/NZ$500.
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The Ultimate Ears HYPERBOOM: Big sound in a little shoebox?
Wed, 4th Mar 2020
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Oskar Howell spoke to UE principal product manager Doug Ebert about UE’s latest speaker, and how UE plans to change the sound system landscape.
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Panasonic brings back high-spec audio brand, Technics
Mon, 2nd Dec 2019
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Tech-savvy audiophiles rejoice as Panasonic NZ relaunches the iconic Technics audio lineup.
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Sennheiser fuses Microsoft Teams into newest wireless speaker
Wed, 13th Nov 2019
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Sennheiser’s latest office product brings Microsoft Teams capabilities to the forefront of workplace collaboration through audio.
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Hands-on review: The Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
Mon, 2nd Sep 2019
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Harman Kardon's Onyx Studio 5: Style & Sound for Any Setting.
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Audioengine’s Wireless A5+ are just bloody good speakers
Wed, 16th Jan 2019
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I judge these speakers on the aspects that Audioengine boasts about - quality, streaming, simplicity and versatility.
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Sony to launch a slew of home entertainment goodies
Thu, 10th Jan 2019
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Sony dazzles CES with vast 8K TVs and cutting-edge audio tech. Details on pricing and availability due.
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Sony's at it again with a new line of audio and TV goodies
Wed, 12th Sep 2018
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If you’re a fan of Sony products this month brings good news for you as a new range of products hits the shelves.
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'Versatile' smart speaker Sonos Beam to land in NZ from August
Tue, 12th Jun 2018
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Sonos is ramping up the integration of streaming content and wireless smart speakers in a market that it says is constantly filled with tech clutter.
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Hands-on review: JBL Pulse 3 and JBL Charge 3
Wed, 11th Apr 2018
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New JBL speakers dazzle with sound, app control, and light shows, but the app user experience may test patience.
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The Jabra Speak 710 will dramatically enhance your office experience
Mon, 11th Sep 2017
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Elevate your audio game with Jabra Speak 710, bringing immersive sound to your office and conference calls with ease.
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Kiwi startup launches crowdfunding campaign to fund next stage of growth
Tue, 8th Aug 2017
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Auckland-based social enterprise The Module Project have made major inroads with their long-lasting and upgradeable mobile wireless speaker, Decibel.
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UE Wonderboom giveaway, last chance to enter
Mon, 10th Jul 2017
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Win a lilac UE Wonderboom: Send us your wackiest adventure idea by Wednesday to snag this durable speaker with stellar sound!.
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Move over UE Boom, there’s a new (actually old) kid in town
Fri, 28th Apr 2017
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​Bose has recently introduced its new range of Bluetooth speakers, that shares the cylindrical shape of arguably the market dominator, UE Boom.
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Hands-on review: Fugoo Sport XL portable Bluetooth speaker
Wed, 7th Dec 2016
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Built to be carried along on beach parties, boat outings or whatever you have planned, this speaker has weight to it. But does the sound stack up?.
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Hands-on review: B&O Beoplay A1 portable speaker
Mon, 28th Nov 2016
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Music is the best when you can feel it in your bones. There's no doubt that the Beoplay A1 will help whip your senses into a frenzy.
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UE wireless speakers ups the ante with Siri & Google voice integration
Thu, 23rd Jun 2016
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This latest integration amps up the possibilities of where you can take your music and how easily you can access it all.
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Introducing Ampple, the next generation of portable iPad sound
Thu, 9th Jun 2016
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The Ampple speaker might just fix your tinny iPad sound - well that's that a team of sound engineers and tech geeks from Latvia are thinking.
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Hands-on review: Sony SRS-XB3 Bluetooth Speaker
Thu, 21st Apr 2016
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The Sony SRS-XB3 Bluetooth speaker is a good quality, USB-chargeable, compact, multi-layout Bluetooth speaker built for bass.
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Sonos announces new flagship smart speaker and tuning software
Wed, 30th Sep 2015
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Sonos has announced a new flagship smart speaker, the Play:5, and its Trueplay tuning software will be available later this year.
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Samsung extends Wireless Audio 360 speaker range
Mon, 7th Sep 2015
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The R5, R3 and R1 models follow the R7 and R6 speakers in Samsung’s Wireless Audio 360 line-up, and offer the same balanced sound and table-top design.