When I arrived at my first CES, I quickly discovered that the long days and congested cellular networks caused my phone’s battery to lose its charge in no time. We raced around looking for external batteries. From a design perspective, the Coal Portable Charger is a throwback to the external batteries of that time. But that’s only part of the story.
I’m excited about all of the products that Scosche has announced for CES 2019, and that continues with the Scosche BTFREQ. It’s a smart USB Type-A and Type-C car charger and Bluetooth transmitter that you should consider — even if your car already has Bluetooth.
The Scosche MagicGrip Charge Qi-Mount promises to put a different spin on charging your device on the go.
Shure’s new MV88+ Video Kit is an all-in-one on-the-go video system. At $249, it includes a digital stereo condenser microphone, a Manfrotto PIXI tripod, phone clamp, mount, Lightning and USB-C cables. Just plug it into your iPhone or iPad, and you have a mobile studio no matter where your travels might take you.
Greg introduced me to Master & Dynamic at CES a few years ago. The small company produces high-end headphones, and they have received critical acclaim not only from us but from others who truly value their music. Now, Master & Dynamic has released the MW07 true wireless earphones, and we think they look amazing.
Samson just revealed their new Samson Satellite USB/iOS Broadcast Microphone. A small but powerful microphone, it pulls off a trick that far too few microphones can; it works just as well with iOS devices as it does with computers. Samson describes it as “versatile.” I describe it as “awesome” and hope to give it a try when it is released.
Scosche is much more than their car accessories. If you’ve been following their CES announcements this week, you know that Scosche has a lot in store for 2019, but you might be really intrigued by how they plan on keeping your home device charging organized with the Scosche BaseLynx Modular Charging System.
The Scosche MagicMount Charge3 Vent is promising to be an innovative new take on wirelessly charging your devices on-the-go while attached to a vehicle’s vent — say goodbye to blocked airflow!
If you’ve purchased a new device over the holidays, chances are it doesn’t have a headphone jack. But you’re in luck because Moshi has announced two products that not only sound better than most 3.5mm enabled headphones, but will free you from dongle life.
It seems like every year, Netgear gets better and better; today they have announced that their award-winning Orbi Whole Home Wi-Fi System, which utilizes patented Fastlane3 technology, will soon be available using 6th generation Wi-Fi, 802.11ax, or Wi-Fi 6.
TCL is best known for their high-quality televisions. This year at CES, they have new releases for home theaters as well as new headphones for consumers at all levels. So whether you need to upgrade your home experience or just rock out better on your daily commute, TCL has a product for you!
When we reviewed the Jabra Move wireless on-ear headphones in 2014, we were impressed. These inexpensive headphones offer surprisingly good sound and comfort for under $100. Now Jabra is bringing an update to market. More battery life, new colors and more make a good pair of headphones even better. We can’t wait to check them out.
Jabra produces some of the best wireless headphones on the market. Now, they’ve announced a new best-in-class offering, the Jabra Elite 85h. The Elite 85h takes Jabra’s years of experience and packs it into relatively small over-the-ear headphones. With great sound, amazing battery life and powerful ANC, the Elite 85h are in a league of their own.
Lume Cube has made quite the name for itself with its products that promise both better lighting for better content, so it’s no surprise that they’ve come up with the perfect live streaming and video conferencing lighting solution, the Lume Cube AIR VC.
Beyerdynamic has just introduced the Phonum, a wireless Bluetooth and USB Speakerphone that the company promises will give you high-quality sound at an affordable price.
SOUL Electronics has announced the BLADE, their first ever truly wireless headphones that come complete with a built-in heart rate monitor.
With CES 2019 in full swing, there will be companies left and right announcing stylish new gadgets for us all to enjoy. If you’re a fan of headphones, pay attention — Wicked Audio is announcing four new wireless in-ear headphones additions to their line: Dunmore, Portal, Syver, and Gnar.
Did you recently get a new MacBook Pro, iPad Pro, or another device that uses USB Type-C, so now you’re looking for an alternative to the power brick you’ve been using to charge them? Well, look no further thanks to the Nekteck USB-C Power Brick.
Blitzwolf is one of those brands that you may come across on Amazon; you’ll find they have plenty of accessories including cables, headphones, and Bluetooth accessories. The company sent us two accessories over the holidays that I personally used for my annual Christmas party; they were an instant hit. The first product is the Blitzwolf BW-AS2 40-watt Wireless Bluetooth Speaker. I’ve had many different Bluetooth speakers over the last few…
Mobvoi’s TicPods Free are a great option for Android users who want similarly styled wireless headphones as their Apple Airpod brethren. With 18-hour battery life, in-ear detection, noise cancellation, and touch controls, the TicPods Free are packed with convenient features. With access to voice assistants like Google Assistant, Siri, etc. the TicPods are compatible with almost every smartphone.
If you’ve been looking for a multi-purpose speaker that looks as good as it sounds, one that can be used inside or outside (but not in the rain), and one that won’t cause your debit card to burst into flames, look no further than the Aiwa Exos-9 Bluetooth Speaker. At $299.95, this speaker can do it all.