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When it comes to headphones and earphones, there are many different models from which one will be able to choose from. The thing is, you might wonder whether a particular model suits you or not. Perhaps you have had some experience with LG’s TONE Active in the past, and have decided to settle for whatever LG headphones that roll out in the future. You’re in luck then, as the LG TONE Studio and LG TONE Free are set to debut at CES 2017 that is kicking off early next month.
Both of these happen to be the latest TONE wearables from the South Korean consumer electronics giant LG, and regardless of the model that you choose, they will bring with them the wonders of personal surround sound as well as hassle-free wireless charging capability.
First of all, the LG TONE Studio that carries the model number HBS-W120 is a personal wearable speaker that boasts of a quartet of speakers. Two of these will be full range on the top, while the other two would be vibrating on the bottom. This will result in a personal surround sound experience under different circumstances, such as when watching a movie, playing a video game or streaming music of your choice. There is also a Hi-Fi DAC (Digital to Analog Converter) which will further enhance sound quality as it recreates audio content in an accurate manner. Dual Play capability allows you to hook up a couple of LG TONE Studio wearable speakers, too.
As for the LG TONE Free with model name HBS-F110, this happens to be LG’s first wireless stereo product that will sport wireless earbuds. These wireless earbuds will juice up each time they are stashed into the neckband, making them a snap to tote around and are always at the ready to serve your musical whims and fancies.
There is no word on pricing details as at press time, but we think it will be revealed early next month.
LG TONE Studio and LG TONE Free ready to rock at CES 2017
When it comes to portable or wireless speakers, most of us would look for the model that is hardy in nature, being able to take just about anything and everything that you throw in its direction. Well, LG has a slightly different route this time around with the LG PJ9, where this wireless speaker is certainly out of the ordinary in terms of its design. After all, most of the portable speakers that are in the market require you to bring them around with you, or even hook them up to a carabiner. For those who use it at home, you leave it on the table. Not so with the LG PJ9 that is all set to debut at CES 2017 — this particular speaker will levitate, as though by magic — now how about that for impressive?
The LG PJ9 is certainly a mesmerizing wireless speaker in its own right, and the magic will happen when you place it over the accompanying Levitation Station. It has the ability to deliver high-quality audio, and at the same time offer a lasting impression thanks to its eye-catching design. It also has a looks that will certainly turn heads whenever anyone lays their eyes on it. It does not matter whether the LG PJ9 is used to play music, podcasts or different kinds of audio content, it will be able to do all of that seamlessly while looking fantastic — even in the outdoors.
Making use of powerful electromagnets that is included deep inside the Levitation Station, the PJ9 will be able to achieve a stunning visual effect of floating in mid-air, without the need for any kind of wire to hold it in place. Right smack in the middle is a 360-degree omnidirectional speaker that has a turbine blade-inspired design, delivering deep bass thanks to the subwoofer that is embedded within the Levitation Station. The LG PJ9 itself will also feature Dual Passive Radiator technology that can reproduce flush mid-range tones as well as crisp highs for enhanced sound quality. No word on pricing yet as at press time, but we expect that small issue to resolve itself when it is officially announced at CES 2017.
Do you love to have birds around your home? There are times when their songs in the morning offer a sense of calm, not to mention keep your soul refreshed as you wake up each day. If you wished that development around your neighborhood would stop so that your feathered friends will be able to establish a more permanent base around, perhaps the $59.95 Zwitscherbox might be able to help you out.
The Zwitscherbox is a motion-activated audio player which serenades bird lovers with a natural melody of tweets and chirps. It is specially developed in Germany, and has been inspired by birds that are native to the Black Forest. It will play a two-minute chorus of bird songs whenever it detects any movement within four feet of the motion sensor. It arrives in the form factor of a traditional peaked-roof birdhouse, where the front plate is made from cherry. A trio of AA batteries will power the chirping choir, where a power/volume knob enables orniphiles to adjust the audio level according to their preference — perhaps it is enough to draw birds to your home?
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Braven and speakers do happen to go back a long, long way together. In fact, we have seen a fair number of rugged speakers which have shed their wires and cables from Braven before, and this time around they are back with something for the discerning adventurer. Enter the Braven 405 waterproof Bluetooth speaker. This particular waterproof Bluetooth speaker will bring eye-catching design to the table without sacrificing performance, thanks to a powerful HD sound. Pretty surprising actually, to hear just what this particularly compact package is able to deliver.
The Braven 405 is touted to be the latest member in Braven’s Active Series, where this versatile mini Bluetooth speaker strikes a careful balance in the modern line of products between the Braven 105 and Braven Balance speakers. Merging the 105’s portability with the Balance’s booming sound, the Braven 405 speaker will deliver the perfect option when it comes to living out an active lifestyle. The Braven 405 comes with up to 24 hours of playtime, and not only that, it will also be able to double up as a backup battery. In other words, you have a power bank that can play back audio, now how about that for the modern day road warrior?
Thanks to the Braven 405’s dynamic, all-weather design which boasts of an IPX7 waterproof rating, it is perfect for beach outings and poolside listening. The slim profile would mean it is very portable, and you can toss it into your purse or gym bag without much thought at all. The integrated 2100mAh battery also functions as a power bank as mentioned earlier.
It will come with anti-slip silicone and a built-in kickstand, letting you securely prop the 405 up virtually anywhere as it accompanies all of your activities. There is even an internal mic in this Bluetooth 2.1 speaker that lets it function as a speakerphone. You can choose from Black, Alpine, Electric, Sunset, Raspberry, Periwinkle and Energy shades for $79.99 apiece.
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Braven 405 waterproof Bluetooth speaker is ready for anything
Remember all of those movies or spy series on the TV where our heroes find themselves in a spot at night while infiltrating an enemy base? It is definitely a good thing then that they brought their pair of night vision goggles or binoculars, eh? It certainly helps them take down the baddies without the enemies knowing what hit them in the first place. Well, you can now relive those imaginary moments in real life with the $249.95 Night Vision Video Binoculars.
The Night Vision Video Binoculars are digital binoculars which will allow you to clearly view — and get this, even photograph and record videos of subjects in near total darkness as long as you are within range of 100 meters. This pair of binoculars will make use of a two-watt infrared LED which will show off objects on an easy-to-view LED monitor, ensuring that they remain visible even on the murkiest of nights. The binoculars will sport eight brightness levels, with 3X optical magnification, 2X digital zoom, and manual focus wheel that enable you to capture the nocturnal habits of animals, or even stumble your way back to camp after spending the night out stargazing. All videos and photos are saved onto an SD memory card, and it would be best to get rechargeable AA batteries to go along with the Night Vision Video Binoculars since it runs on 8 of them.
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Scosche has been a staple name when it comes to portable speakers that not only crank out the volume despite arriving in such a small package, it is also the ideal tool to have if you need to get a little bit rough on your adventures, perhaps even being involved in a little bit of skirmish with ponds and swimming pools. Well, the Scosche BoomBottle H20 has been released a couple of years back, which means we are now free to explore the very real possibility of a sequel — the Scosche BoomBottle H20+.
The Scosche BoomBottle H20+ has been specially optimized for outdoor use, otherwise you would not be using it to its full potential. It comes in a rugged, durable construction which has been drop tested to meet or exceed military standards, all the while not compromising with its delivery of high quality audio alongside up-firing Omni-directional sound that can send music in all directions.
The Scosche BoomBottle H20+ will boast of a 12W 50mm high quality speaker alongside passive subwoofer which can produce rich, clear sound. It does not matter whether you are relaxing your day away on a beach or setting up camp on a mountain, it will still be able to handle whatever tunes you throw at it.
Specially designed to withstand the elements with an IP67 dust and waterproof rating, buoyant construction that enables it to float in water, as well as a cylindrical design which fits easily in most bike water bottle cages and cup holders, the Scosche BoomBottle H20+ is surely a keeper. There are integrated front panel control buttons which enable you to play/pause music and skip tracks, while EQ functionality helps enrich the sound quality when outdoors. The powerful, rechargeable Lithium-ion battery provides up to 11 hours of playtime and a battery status LED indicator light informs you on how much juice remains, while the convenient, patent pending, EZTIP Micro USB charge and sync cable equipped with a reversible connector opens the door for users to charge the speaker and any other Micro USB device.
You can pick up the $129.99 Scosche BoomBottle H20+ in Space Gray/Black, Tech Sport Gray, Gold/Black or Tech Sport Blue shades.
While some of us are all right with getting our weekly dose of exercise on without having to get pumped up by music, there are other quarters who prefer to have their favorite tunes blaring in their ears in order to obtain the added touch of adrenaline and encouragement. If you love pounding the pavement every other day, or simply want to indulge in physically demanding fitness activities with your music attached, then a pair of headphones will definitely come in handy. LG might have just the thing for you — the LG TONE Active. The LG TONE Active happens to be a newly designed wireless headset that will play nice across all Bluetooth-enabled smartphones and tablets, and to sweeten the deal, it is also sweat and rain resistant. No more excuses now for not heading outdoors for that evening run in view of a slight drizzle?
The recently designed LG TONE Active Bluetooth headset is more than capable of handling the most rigorous of workouts, all the while without compromising on audio quality. It is also IPx51 rated for water and sweat resistance. Available from AT&T, Best Buy and BestBuy.com and Sprint, the LG TONE Active will certainly play nice with the latest Android smartphones — such as the LG V20, in addition to iOS devices, of course.
This special Bluetooth headset boasts of dual MEMS microphones for ultra clear voice calls which enables you to answer your phone from the treadmill — or if you are out running. Not only that, with the new Advanced Quad-Layer Speaker Technology, you are able to let your music energize you regardless of whether you are listening in the gym or on the subway. This lets you enjoy robust bass, crisp treble, less distortion on high frequencies and more defined vocals.
It will also ensure that the legacy of the TONE range remains: coming with tangle free, retractable ear buds. The contoured design allows you to enjoy a personalized fit, while ensuring that it remains put during your workout. The LG TONE Active is going for $129 where it arrives in blue and black shades.
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Our smartphones are a whole lot more than just communication tools these days, as they tend to be our personal organizers, not to mention our timekeeper, portable media player that carries both music and videos, in addition to our social networking hub. Well, if you simply cannot live without good music, and would like to share your eclectic tastes with others, LG has just the thing for you with its new range of portable Bluetooth speakers that have been specially designed for use at home or while you are on the move.
These new LG Bluetooth speakers will bring together versatility in addition to premium sound for an enhanced listening experience regardless of where you are. They have been specially equipped with cutting-edge features while boasting of sleek, innovative designs. The new LG portable Bluetooth speakers will be known as models PH2, PH3 and PH4, where they function as versatile audio solutions regardless of the listener type. Everyone from audiophiles to casual listeners who need portability to match their active lifestyle will be able to find something that is right up their alley.
Those who are on the lookout for portability and durability as the main selling points can settle for the PH2 and PH4 Bluetooth speakers. Tipping the scales at less than half a pound, the resilient, splash proof and compact 2.5-watt PH2 (3.8 in x 1.5 in) has been specially designed to bring high-quality audio with a rich, deep bass so that even the most active users will be more than happy with the audio that pumps out from it. A sturdy connected strap will make it easy to attach it to a range of surfaces or to carry with you on the go, while it does offer subtle lighting for a unique, sophisticated style.
As for the 16-watt PH4 (2.5 in x 3.1 in) which is a wee bit larger, it delivers complex, powerful and rich sound, which makes it ideal for outdoor gatherings like camp-outs or barbecues, or simply to have it laze around the house. There is 360-degree sound and a rich, deep bass that is provided by dual passive radiators, while its compact, sleek form factor and a connected strap makes it a snap to tote around. Not only that, it has a water resistant design that makes it durable enough to withstand splashes of water or sweat.
Expect these new LG portable Bluetooth speakers to launch later this fall, although there is no word on pricing just yet.
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When it comes to portable speakers, there is one particular aspect from which you need to look out for — its durability, of course. After all, if you are going to bring it out with you, then chances are said speaker is going to run into all sorts of challenges, ranging from knocks and drops, and even at times, being dunked in water. Braven Audio knows this, which is why their latest attempt for folks who want something that is portable and yet powerful, has revealed the Braven 105.
The Braven 105 is a waterproof and compact speaker that has been inspired by active lifestyles, where it has been specially designed to be brought with you just about anywhere you are. It merges a modern round design alongside exceptional versatility, not to mention booming full body sound. In other words, the Braven 105’s audio quality is unmatched at the price point in which it is sold for.
Regardless of the activity in which you are engaged in, the Braven 105 should be able to meet it head on without missing a beat. It is more than capable of keeping up with the everyday athlete and on-the-go individual, where it boasts of an IPX7 waterproof rating, meaning the Braven 105 is capable of withstanding sweat, rain, mud, dirt and sand — as you enjoy your favorite tunes to spur you on.
Want to go cycling with the Braven 105? Not a problem. You can also use it when you run, in addition to all of the other fun adventures, thanks to a multifunctional elastic strap which will secure the speaker to any handles, backpack or sport accessory. This means it is ideal to keep the music playing while you are on the move. Being durable and lightweight, it has the ability to run for for up to 8 hours on a single charge.
Not only that, the Braven 105 would impress you further as it can be mounted to just about anything using the included Action Mount, compatible with GoPro accessories. You can choose from Black, Electric, Alpine, Periwinkle, Energy, Sunset, and Raspberry colors for a mere $49.99 apiece.
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While many of us know of D-Link as a company that delivers networking products par excellence, this does not mean that they have not branched out to other sectors or niche markets. In fact, D-Link has now a new collection of IP surveillance cameras that could adorn your home without looking out of place at all.
There will be a couple of HD IP cameras that are announced by D-Link, as part of the company’s efforts to expand its popular range of professional IP surveillance and security solutions. The first of the two would be known as the Full HD Outdoor PoE Mini Dome Camera (DCS-6212L), while the other would be the HD Covert Network Camera (DCS-1201). These new HD cameras will be able to offer advanced security features, where among them include Power over Ethernet (PoE), HD resolution, local recording, and a complete surveillance software package, enabling users to view, manage and record from up to 32 cameras on a single computer.
The Full HD Outdoor PoE Mini Dome Camera (DCS-6212L) is equipped with industry-leading Full HD 1080p, 2 megapixel resolution and H.264 compression — resulting in high-quality, detailed video recording as well as up to 30 feet of night vision. It boasts of weather and vandal-proof housing so you can be sure that it offers durable protection against impacts and the elements, making it ideal for monitoring outdoor environments. Apart from that, the DCS-6212L is mydlink enabled, enabling users to access and configure the camera remotely through the mydlink website, not to mention to view live video on iOS and Android devices, and Windows phones to boot — if you are still using those, of course.
As for the D-Link Full HD Outdoor PoE Mini Dome CameraD-Link HD Covert Network Camera (DCS-1201), it has a versatile, compact form factor, delivering a robust solution to discreetly monitor an area. It is small in size, and yet accompanied by a generous 50 foot cable so that users can place the DCS-1201 in a far corner of a room or make use of a discreet pinhole installation. Features include motion and tamper detection, making it ideal for ATMs, elevators, police stations, mass transit, and other applications where a hidden or small camera is required.
The Full HD Outdoor PoE Mini Dome Camera (DCS-6212L) and the HD Covert Network Camera (DCS-1201) will retail for $359.99 and $499.99, respectively, if you’’re interested.
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D-Link offers a new bunch of IP surveillance cameras