Tag Archive: Speakers


Pump up your Echo Dot Kids’ Edition with these Bluetooth speakers

When it comes to finding a great speaker to pair with the Echo Dot Kids Edition, the choices are almost endless. You can go the traditional route by using 3.5mm auxiliary cables, but where’s the fun in that? These Bluetooth speaker options will speak perfectly to your child’s style, and a few of them also speak to a parent’s practicality.

Waterproof Altec Lansing IMW257 Mini H2O

The Altec Lansing IMW257 is likely the best option for a Bluetooth  [Read More…]

Best Buy’s 2-day sale features speakers, computer monitors, and more

This 2-day sale from Best Buy features all kinds of electronics on sale. While My Best Buy members got early access to the sale yesterday, it is now open and available to anyone. You can find these prices online and in store. The sale runs through the end of the day Saturday.

If you’re a student, you can also sign up for Best Buy’s student program to add more discounts onto the savings.

Some of the best deals  [Read More…]

Marshall’s upgraded line of Bluetooth speakers is sure to impress

These Bluetooth speakers will rock your world.

Marshall has been well-known for decades due to its stellar audio equipment, and the various speakers it has available today are no exception to the quality products we’ve come to expect from the brand. Earlier today, the company unveiled three new additions to its line-up of Bluetooth speakers which are sure to make music lovers turn their heads and start pulling out their wallets: the Acton II Bluetooth, Stanmore II  [Read More…]

Does the new Echo Dot have audio out for speakers?

Best answer: The 3rd generation of the Amazon Echo Dot can output audio to other speakers via a 3.5mm auxiliary cord or wirelessly via Bluetooth.

Amazon: Amazon Echo Dot (3rd gen) ($ 50)

Two speakers are better than one

The speaker on the 3rd generation Amazon Echo Dot is bigger and better than the 2nd generation — a 1.6-inch speaker instead of a 0.6-inch speaker — but why listen on such a small speaker when you  [Read More…]

Which smart speakers work with Amazon Music Unlimited?

Best answer: Amazon Music Unlimited is supported on all Amazon Alexa-enabled devices, as well as certain third-party speakers from Sonos, Bose, HEOS, Bluesound, and Play-Fi.

Amazon: Amazon Echo Plus (2nd Gen) ($ 150)

Alexa-enabled speakers are your best option for Amazon Music Unlimited

Amazon Music Unlimited is a subscription service that gives you access to tens of millions of songs, as well as playlists and personalized “radio” stations. Of course, your best  [Read More…]

The Amazon Echo Sub is a subwoofer for your Echo speakers

Pre-orders go live today and it costs $ 129.

While the main focus for Echo gadgets lies with the power and flexibility of Alexa, products like the Echo and Echo Plus can also act as pretty good speakers for jamming out to your favorite music. Now, your Alexa streaming sessions are going to get even more powerful with the Echo Sub.

The Echo Sub is exactly what you’d expect. It’s a subwoofer that connects to your Echo  [Read More…]

Amazon’s new Echo Show has slimmer bezels and dual side-firing speakers

Pre-orders open today for $ 229.

Although there was a lot of hype and fanfare surrounding the Echo Show when it first debuted last year, it ultimately failed to live up to everyone’s wild expectations. Amazon’s aware of that, and with the all-new second-gen Echo Show, the company’s hoping to address all of the issues we had the first go around.

From a design standpoint, the new Echo Show looks considerably better than its predecessor. The 10-inch  [Read More…]

Routines are broken on third-party Google Assistant speakers

“OK Google, what the heck happened to my routines?”

Google Assistant has only had custom routines for a few months now, but it’s made quite the impression, especially with the scheduled routines option that rolled out the ability to schedule routines so that they activate on a specific Google Assistant speaker at specific days and times. Scheduled, custom routines make Google Assistant my favorite alarm clock, but there’s been a slight snag in using them the last  [Read More…]

UE unveils Boom 3 and MegaBoom 3 speakers with Magic Buttons

Smart speakers might be very hot right now, but not everyone enjoys talking to their electronics. Sometimes all you need is the essentials.

That’s exactly what Ultimate Ears is offering with its latest set of wireless speakers. The UE Boom 3 and MegaBoom 3 might not carry the AI wits of Alexa or the Google Assistant, but they can blast quality audio and look pretty while doing so.

The two speakers are the latest iterations of UE’s Boom family which  [Read More…]

Marshall unveils two smart speakers powered by Alexa

Marshall is mostly known for being the amp of choice for the majority of rock musicians. But did you know that the company recently entered the smart speaker market?

Present at IFA 2018 in Berlin this week, Marshall unveiled two smart speakers that offer Amazon Alexa control. The Acton II and its larger and more powerful brother the Stanmore II are part of Marshall’s Voice lineup of speakers. But they are the first to bring Alexa intro the equation.

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