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Logitech Z506

Logitech's Z506 5.1 Surround Sound Speaker System can be picked up for just $49.99 shipped, today only, originally $99.99. Everything is plug-and-play, simply connect your entertainment gear and you can immerse yourself in big 5.1 surround sound - ven from your 2-channel stereo music, movie and game tracks. Product page. Continue reading for a video review and more information.

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Urge Basics SoundBrick Plus

The Urge Basics SoundBrick Plus is great for travel, work or home use, and it can be picked up for just $18.95, today only, originally $69.99. It combines high-end premium stereo sound with new NFC technology to allow you to effortlessly enjoy your music. Pairing to the Sound Brick+ is as easy as placing your NFC enabled device near the Sound Brick+. You device will automatically connect to it. Product page. Continue reading for an in-depth video review and more information.

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Anker Bluetooth Speaker

Anker's Classic Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker might be compact, but it definitely packs a big punch, especially since you can pick one up for just $39.99 shipped with coupon code: C7T92SYU (White) or DIR5BK73 (Black), originally $79.99. The built-in rechargeable battery enables a breakthrough 15-20 hours of continuous playtime so you can jam through a full day and still play your nighttime ambiance soundtrack on a single charge. Product page - be sure to enter coupon code: C7T92SYU (White) or DIR5BK73 (Black) during final checkout for the additional discount.

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Interactive Cloud Lamp

Think of "The Cloud" as an interacdtive art installation that is both a lamp and Bluetooth speaker combined into one. Modeled after a real cumulus cloud, this creation uses motion sensors to detect a user's presence and then creates a brilliant show of lightning and thunder. You can also use it to play music with your Bluetooth-enabled smart device and / or sample modes like nightlight. The cloud is made by "felting hypoallergenic fiberfill to a sponge casing that forms the frame of the cloud, holding the speakers and componentry within." Continue reading for a video and more information.

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Outdoor Tech Turtle

Outdoor Tech's OT4200 looks like it belongs in an art museum, but this geometric turtle shell is actually a rugged Bluetooth 4.0 speaker. It's water resistant, dust proof, shock proof and "rattle-your-teeth and shatter-the-fish-tank" loud. Available in black or gray colors, it features a rechargeable lithium-ion battery, built-in microphone, twin grab handles built, a 3.5mm audio-in port, 3.5mm audio-out port, NFC technology for easy pairing and a wireless range of 33-feet. Product page. Continue reading for a video test and more information.

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JBL Pulse Speaker

JBL's Pulse not only offers high-fidelity, room-filling sound via two high-performance drivers and a built-in bass port, but also an integrated programmable LED light show that pulses to the music. It's powered by a rechargeable 4000mAH Li-Ion battery for an "unplugged" music experience, complete with an auxiliary input for older non-Bluetooth devices. Product page. Continue reading for a video of Boba Fett dancing to this speaker and more information.

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Eton Rukus

The Eton Rukus may be priced at just $44.99 (today only) shipped, but it's no ordinary portable Bluetooth speaker. The sun's rays powers the device to keep your tunes playing, and if your phone starts to die, just plug it into the Rukus for a charge. When it gets dark out, the internal lithium battery will keep the music going for hours. Product page. Continue reading for a video review and more information.

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Speaker Fire Extinguisher

George Mason University students Viet Tran and Seth Robertson spent $600 building a prototype (patent pending), speaker-like canister that directs low-frequency waves to a specific point, paired with a 20-pound, over-the-shoulder pack to generate the said waves. Tran says: "But it's low-frequency sounds - like the thumping bass in hip-hop that works...rappers like 50 Cent could probably douse a fire, and that hip-hop celebrity endorsements might be just the [golden] ticket." Continue reading for the video and more information.

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Logitech Z623

Logitech's Z623 is perfect for those seeking a THX-certified speaker system that won't break the bank and take up too much space in your room. Two high-performance satellite speakers deliver crisp, clean high notes and warm mid-range. The 130 watt subwoofer gives you big, deep, distortion-free bass and room-shaking rumbles. Product page. Continue reading for another video review, more pictures and additional information.

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Anker Bluetooth Speaker

Anker's Rubik's Cube Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker is currently being offered for only $44.99 shipped with coupon code: DYGNZ6QR, today only, originally priced at $79.99. Powered by a 4-watt, 2-inch driver and topped off with a bass port, experience the clarity and volume of a boombox, without the bulk of one. Product page - be sure to enter coupon code: DYGNZ6QR during checkout for the additional discount. Continue reading for more images and information.

Notable features:
  • Experience your tunes in high definition and surprising fullness realized through a 4W / 2in driver and bass port - outclassing other similar-sized portable speakers.

  • Unrivaled 15 to 20-hour playtime powered by a built-in rechargeable 2100mAh Li-ion battery.

  • Automatically connect to the last-connected device when turned on enables one-step music streaming. Compatible with all
  • Bluetooth-enabled devices (2.1 and over). 3.5mm audio port for non-Bluetooth devices.

  • Outstanding connection range of up to 33 feet. Built-in microphone with a 2-feet pickup range allows the speaker to double as a speaker phone.


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