Give dad the gift of sound this Father’s Day

EDMONTON, Alta. Jun 16, 2017/ Troy Media/ – Every Dad is different and similarly every Dad likes to enjoy his music in different ways. So here are a few gift ideas for Dad so he can listen to his tunes, podcasts or simply news, any way he likes. Read the full post and find about three cool gifts for sound at Troy Media.

iLoud Micro Monitors deliver big studio sound – Review

iloudmm_sl_macbook_handsDesktop speakers are plentiful, but if you’re a musician, producer, podcaster or maybe you’re just particular about sound reproduction it’s a good idea to have a decent set of monitors for accurate audio playback like the new iLoud Micro Monitors by IK Multimedia.

If the name sounds familiar, we reviewed the original iLoud brand speaker back in 2013 here at Canoe Tech Blog. It is a small footprint four-speaker wireless portable personal monitor that featured a 40W amp, guitar input and could run on battery power; this new model isn’t replacing it, it’s just different. It’s AC powered, comes in a pair, can sit right on your desktop and yet still small enough to be portable. Read Full Review at CanoeTech Blog.

 

Divoom Airbeat-10 wireless speaker suction cup included

While people are still buying earbuds and headphones we’re starting to see many external portable speakers hitting the market, thanks in part to the ability to stream music wirelessly over Bluetooth. One company that makes a number of these and in all different shapes and sizes is Divoom. One of their latest models is the Divoom Airbeat-10 wireless bluetooth speaker, that with its funky little attachments you can attach it and take it anywhere. Read more…at Canoe Tech Blog.

 

Braven LUX it’s not a purse but a speaker

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If you see a lady with the Braven LUX, you might comment on her stylish clutch purse. While she might be flattered with the compliment, you may be surprised to find that it’s not a purse, but a new limited edition wireless speaker from Braven’s Design Series.

“The LUX breaks the typical Bluetooth speaker design mould by combining luxury with a feminine style,” says Lauren Bos, Brand Manager.  “Fashion-conscious music lovers now have a portable speaker that’s as stylish as it is pure in sound.” Read more…at Canoe Tech Blog

Samson Meteor M2 speakers feature solid zinc cast die construction

Samson Meteor M2Today at International CES 2015 in Las Vegas,  Samson Technologies unveiled their new Samson’s Meteor M2 Multimedia Speaker System – the ideal sound solution for desktops, laptops and tablets.

It features the use of premium components which includes a solid, zinc die cast construction along with an innovative sound design and custom digital signal processing. The full metal Meteor M2 breathes new sonic life into your favorite music, movies and games.

It delivers powerful full-range sound that goes way beyond its compact size. Under the hood are two 2.5” drivers and rear-ported passive radiators to produce exceptional low-end depth and punch normally confined to larger speakers and 3-piece systems with dedicated subwoofers.

Samson’s Meteor M2 produces a detailed, true stereo sound field with serious output power. Custom digital signal processing delivers an optimal balance between the low, mid and high frequencies. This makes the Meteor M2s perfect for extended fatigue-free music playback sessions and watching movies.

Ready to use right out of the box, the Meteor M2 comes with a speaker cable to connect the stereo pair, as well as an 1/8” Aux cable to instantly connect the speakers to your computer, tablet, smartphone or MP3 player. In addition, the Meteor M2’s zinc die cast construction provides solid durability, while their sleek, elegant finish looks great on any desk.

The Meteor M2 retails for $149.99 US. For more information, visit Samson’s site.

 

Speaker caught between a golf and a tennis ball

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As the lyrics “between a rock and a hard place,” from a famous Rolling Stones song or perhaps words from Ancient Greek mythology roll around in my head, it seems the best way to describe the size of this new little portable wireless speaker is as being right between a golf and tennis ball.

Read more…AT CANOE TECH BLOG

Bluetooth speakers models Escape from Earth spaceship

Toshiba TYSP1 Carbon

Toshiba is one of the latest brands to get into the portable mini Bluetooth speaker/speakerphone arena.  Arriving on May 15th not quite in time for Mother’s Day, is a couple of brand new models suitable to boost your listening pleasure from your Bluetooth enabled devices.

Read more…AT CANOE TECH BLOG

Edifier Spinnaker Bluetooth speakers offer horn of plenty

 

SpinnakerI’ve seen many speakers in my day, but none that remind me of shark fins, rhinoceros horns or hats worn by the Loyal Order of Water Buffalo in The Flintstones cartoon, until now.

Dubbed, “Spinnaker”, or Spinnaker E30 Powered Stereo Speaker System by Edifierto be more precise, reminds me of all three – depending on how you look at them. These towering, fashionable and avant-garde speakers are there to make a statement. They sail in at over 16” tall, 7.7” wide and 5.5” deep, you’d be hard pressed to miss them.

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Review: Volcano mobile speaker by Orig Audio

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When we think of speakers, we typically think square boxy and big and not usually very practical for use on the road. Enter the Volcano, by Orig Audio, a little pocket portable speaker that quite literally erupts with sound when you turn it on. Read more…AT CANOE TECH BLOG