We got invited to check out the new Megaboom speaker by Ultimate Ears tonight, plus a cool snowboarding lesson with Olympian Aimee Fuller to go with it!
Braven’s claims of 12-hour battery life and mobile phone charging are certainly impressive; but can an open-air specialist make it in the crowded mainstream? I took the 705 for a test drive to find out…
With an RRP of £49.99, Inateck’s BP2001 remarkably affordable, and it packs 10W of audio, too. But can a jack-of-all-trades company really produce a masterful sound experience? To find out, I gave the BP2001 a try.
Leading this charge is the eco-conscious House of Marley. The company’s portable Get Together speaker is predominantly decked out with sustainably-sourced bamboo, giving it a slightly retro, weather-beaten look – but does it manage to avoid sounding rustic?
If you’ve only ever tried smallish, cheapish speakers, it’s very difficult to describe the VISO 1 to you in words. It’s a bit like trying to describe the feel of a live gig to someone who has only ever experienced MP3s.
Modern audio isn’t just about great, powerful sound — it has to be compact, pretty and connected, too. And that is exactly what Blue Aura appears to be aiming for with the X10, a kitchen-size Bluetooth speaker that retails at £309. But does it truly meet that ambition?
Beyond the superb build quality that’s expected from Belkin, the Thunderstorm’s audio improvements for gaming and watching video are phenomenal and completely transform the way you’re able to use your iPad.