Tag Archive: ‘Bass’


The latest Big Mouth Billy Bass is made to be a rockstar with Alexa support

“Billy Bass, play Despacito.”

Earlier this year, Thrifter reported on Amazon’s upcoming expansion of Alexa functionality with its Gadgets Toolkit release, and some hilarity-inducing products using these new features are now available to pre-order via Amazon.

Releasing early December, the star of this latest lineup of devices might look a bit familiar to you. Big Mouth Billy Bass has been a beloved singing prop that’s graced the walls of hallways and bathrooms since the late 1990s, featuring  [Read More…]

Comfort beats bass in this battle between Mpow headphones

We’re a virtual company made up of tech experts from across the globe. An Android phone is only as good as the headphones you have to accompany it, so let us help you find the best way to jam out to your favorite tunes.

Mpow H1

Our pick

$ 36 at Amazon

Pros 40mm drivers for stereo sound. 15-20 hours of battery life. More comfortable design compared to Mpow 059. Feels a lot sturdier. Cons Sound  [Read More…]

Cavalier Maverick review: Nails everything but the bass

If you’re looking for a great-looking alternative to the Amazon Echo, there’s none better.

I’m a huge fan of portable Bluetooth speakers. As I’ve been reviewing them over the last two years, I’ve amassed a solid collection, and I’ve tried everything from the absolutely abysmal to the jaw-droppingly marvelous. The Cavalier Maverick, however, is my first Wi-Fi enabled portable speaker, and when I was offered the chance to review it, with its elegant good looks and Alexa  [Read More…]

LG G7 ThinQ hands-on preview: All about that bass

I don’t think you’ll be disappointed.

I’ve spent enough time now with the LG G7 — excuse me, the G7 ThinQ — that I’m positive it won’t change the fortunes of LG’s mobile division.

I’ve also spent enough time to know that that’s a shame. Because, see, the phone is quite good, excellent even, in the ways that count. And LG’s new focus on ABCD — that is, AI, battery, camera, and display — is the right move  [Read More…]

Mod-1 Headophones Review: Bring the bass

Simplicity sold me on my new favorite headphones and made me realize what I had been missing.

It’s easy to be distracted by features on headphones right now. Google Assistant, instant pairing, and “dynamic” noise cancellation are fun things to play with, but each of these features sees the price slowly creep up while leaving behind the fundamentals of a good pair of headphones. In my search for what should be considered table stakes for any good  [Read More…]

CREO Mark 1 June update is all about that bass

CREO is back with its second update for the Mark 1, and this time around, the Indian vendor is focusing on audio quality with a feature called Audio Effects. The feature lets you tweak the sound profile of the phone through various audio modes, with the settings stating intact across apps and output options.

These are the various Audio Effects on offer:

Balanced: Great sound for all kinds of media – music, games and videos Acoustic:  [Read More…]

Accessory of the Day: Sony extra bass Bluetooth headphones, $98.00

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How about a nice pair of Bluetooth headphones as the show stealing stocking stuffer, this year? These Sony MDRXB950BT/B Bluetooth Headphones have electronic bass boost and 40mm drivers to provide clear, full, powerful sound. At less than $ 100 (Prime eligible), this is a hot deal!

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Also worth checking out:

Netgear N600 dual  [Read More…]

NYNE Bass review

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Face it, there’s a ton of portable and wireless speaker options out there. And, with prices ranging from $ 40-$ 400 it’s easy to find something that fits your budget. But, as you’ve likely heard elsewhere or in other aspects of life, there’s something to be said about splurging just a bit. Conversely, sometimes you don’t have to spend more money to get great sound.  [Read More…]

Rumors suggest HTC’s Runnymede and Bliss may launch as ‘Bass’ and ‘Rhyme’

New HTC device

We may be about to see two new Android devices from HTC, if there’s anything to the latest batch of online rumors. First off, the HTC Runnymede — reportedly a 4.7-inch device with Beats Audio support and a 1.5 GHz CPU — is to ship as the HTC Bass, according to a listing on the website of British retailer Handtec.

There’s no way of verifying this, but it suddenly makes a  [Read More…]