Tag Archives: speakers

Engadget’s summer gear guide 2012: portable audio

Engadget

In the interest of keeping cool this summer, we've put together a list of the hottest products out right now. From smartphones to e-readers and everything in between, there's no time like the present to re-up that post-spring-cleaning stash. So grab a popsicle or a cold one and dive in -- the water's just ...

Denon’s awesome new headphones

Denon AH-D7100 (Credit: Denon) I've always been a big fan of Denon receivers' sound quality, but now the company's really getting serious about headphones. Yes, it's made headphones for years, including some really nice ones, so I was unprepared for the radical rethinking of Denon's headphone line. I was treated to an advance preview of upcoming Denon, Marantz, ...

NuForce compresses a rechargeable speaker, USB DAC and headphone amp into a $119 Cube

NuForce Cube

For better or worse, your options are plentiful when it comes to palm-sized speakers aimed at improving the audio of your gizmos. While many simply tout Bluetooth or USB connectivity, NuForce is hoping to shake things up a bit with its new Cube. This micro-speaker isn't wireless, but it's got the unique ability ...

This week in Crave: The geek chic edition

Too busy planning for Geek Pride Day to keep up with Crave this week? Well, take your eyes off the circuit boards and computer code on your Geek Sneaks for a moment and catch up on what you missed. Click on the image to see more "Star Trek" memorabilia from Crave writer Amanda Kooser's treasured collection. (Credit: Amanda ...

Sony HX9V vs. HX30V: Which camera should you buy?

The question I've been asked the most over the past couple months was, "Should I buy the Sony HX9V or wait for the HX30V?" Having now tested and reviewed the HX30V, I can answer that question: it depends. After all, the cameras are very similar, at least on the surface, as they have a lot of ...

Read this before you buy a sound bar

Sound bars are great, but there are some things you should know. Sound bars are an excellent compromise between shelling out for an expensive surround-sound system and settling for the tinny sound from your TV's built-in speakers, but that doesn't mean they're perfect. In fact, sound bars have quite a few real-world problems and limitations that ...