The Ultimate Ears Boom 3 is the best Bluetooth speaker that we’ve come across, that can withstand the daily rigors of life, without even flinching. For those familiar with its predecessor, the Ultimate Ears 2, you’ll notice that it’s the same cylindrical shape, complete with the now flat (previously slightly rounded) oversize plus + minus volume controls, but with a new “Magic Button” on top, and everything is wrapped in a new ultra durable, high-performance fabric rated to withstand falls of up to a meter. Yes, it’s also IP67 waterproof (1 meter of water for up to 30 minutes) and can even float if you happen to be near a pool, etc. Product page. Read more for our full review as well as hands-on pictures.
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Apple’s Powerbeats 3 Wireless Earphones are designed for rugged use, complete with water resistance, and you can pick up a pair for just $89.99 shipped, today only, originally $199.95. Featuring up to 12 hours of battery life on a single charge that’s designed to last through multiple workouts, while secure-fit earhooks maximize comfort and stability. You can easily take calls, control music and even activate Siri with RemoteTalk. Just pair your device through Class 1 Bluetooth technology for instant wireless listening. Product page. Read more to see how they fared for one user 1-year later.
At $600, the Dolby Dimension wireless headphones may not be for everyone, but it does bring the theater experience home, and to your ears. Featuring advanced digital signal processing and head tracking technology to make it seem like the audio is coming from your screen, while offering one-touch switching between Bluetooth-enabled devices. Simply swipe and tap to control the sound with precision, especially when paired with the app. Read more for a video review, additional pictures and information.
Zealot’s B21 Noise-Cancelling Bluetooth Headphones includes gesture controls, and you can pick one up for $10 shipped with coupon code: R2JWX6P8, today only, originally $39.99. The easy-to-use touch control interface allows intuitive gesture controls for volume and music playback – simply swipe forward/backward to switch tracks and up/down to adjust volume. Expect continuous playtime of 12 hours when its lithium ion battery is fully charged via a micro USB cable. Product page – be sure to enter coupon code: R2JWX6P8 during final checkout to receive the additional discount. Continue reading for another hands-on video review, more pictures and information.
The 3M WorkTunes Connect Hearing Protector with Bluetooth Technology not only reduces noise, but functions as wireless headphones as well, all for $35.55 shipped, today only, originally $69.99. Seamlessly stream music from mobile phones or other Bluetooth wireless technology enabled devices – 40 mm high-fidelity speakers for premium sound quality. Product page. Continue reading for another hands-on video review and more information.
Anker’s Soundcore Flare Portable Bluetooth 360° Speaker boasts an IPX7-rated casing offers impermeable protection, even during complete submersion, all for $44.98 shipped, today only, originally $69.99. Driven by two back-to-back drivers and dual passive radiators, Flare drops 360° of intense, bass-driven sound that fills any room or space. But Flare is for more than just your ears. A multi-colored halo of light phases and pulses to the beat of your music to take your musical experience to stratospheric heights. A synergy of light and sound that transcends the senses. Product page. Continue reading for another hands-on video, more pictures and additional information.
HiFi Elite’s Super66 Premium Bluetooth Headphones are great for travel, work, or just everyday listening, and you can pick up a pair for just $48.99 shipped, today only, originally $319.99. Don’t let the price fool you, as these headphones look and feel substantial, thanks to a brushed-metal band that folds for easier storage as well as heavily cushioned earcups. When fully charged, expect up to 12-hours of continuous usage. Product page. Continue reading for another hands-on video review, more pictures and information.
Jabra’s Elite 65t Alexa-enabled True Wireless Earbuds are touted as the best yet, and you can get a pair for $129.99 shipped, today only, originally $169.99. It’s engineered for a superior true wireless calls and music experience, offering incredible clarity of sound for conversations, and 5 hours battery in earbuds and additional 10 in the charging case. IP55 rated against water, sweat and dust. Product page. Continue reading for a more in-depth video review and additional information.
EarStudio’s ES100 Bluetooth Receiver makes any wired headphones wireless, and doubles as an amplifier, all for $74.25 shipped, today only, originally $95. This 24bit Bluetooth receiver is designed to deliver studio-quality wireless sound through using your existing wired headphones, earphones or even speakers, thanks to two independent Hi-fi DACs and amplifiers (Asahi Kasei AK4375a). Product page. Continue reading for two more pictures and additional information.
Anker’s SoundCore Liberty Lite Truly Wireless Earbuds offer up to 12-hours of continuous playtime on a single charge, and you can pick up a pair for just $59.99 shipped, this weekend only, originally $99.95. Thanks to a precision-designed casing, Liberty Lite prevents water and sweat from penetrating and damaging its sensitive components. Its graphene-coated drivers are rigid, yet light. They produce precision oscillation for superior sound across the entire frequency range. Product page. Continue reading for more pictures and information.