Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A1 Review

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A1 Review

Bang & Olufsen's strong design and audio prowess is a lethal and desirable combination that makes consumers want to throw their money at anything this Danish household name crafts. In a competitive move towards making its wireless speakers more affordable, B&O has set out to create a smaller version of its A2 portable speaker with a more appealing price of admission. Meet the BeoPlay A1. This much smaller, lighter and more portable speaker features everything you'd come to expect from B&O - impressive use of high quality materials and a contemporary design that might be worthy of an award or two. It's arguably one of the better looking portable speakers on the market right now...and it sounds bigger than it looks too. So how does the BeoPlay A1 compare to some of the best portable wireless speakers out there? We've got it all covered in our full review down below!

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Vifa Oslo Portable Wireless Speaker Review

Vifa Oslo Portable Wireless Speaker Review

Vifa, one of our favorite Danish audio brands, has come out with another beautifully made portable wireless speaker worthy of consideration. This time Vifa is using less of a super chic design like it has for the Helsinki speaker we've taken a look at some time ago, and instead has taken more of a utilitarian approach by using its modern boombox-inspired Copenhagen model and essentially splitting it in half. The result is what Vifa is calling the Oslo speaker, a slightly larger portable Bluetooth speaker than Vifa's Helsinki featuring larger Force Balanced woofers and passive radiators that should produce an even bigger punch from a smallish-sized speaker. So how does this speaker perform in practise? Let's find out!

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V-Moda Crossfade Wireless Headphones Review

V-Moda Crossfade Wireless Headphones Review

With so many choices available, picking the right pair of wireless headphones can often times be a daunting task resulting in many sleepless nights and hours of wasted time. Luckily for you, we've been working hard ourselves in the pursuit of the perfect wireless pair, and we think we may have found one of the best wireless headphones of all time. Meet the V-Moda Crossfade Wireless. These voguish headphones produce refined audio thanks to a pair of ginormous, M-100 Class 50mm dynamic dual-diaphragm drivers, offer a unique method of customizable styling, and a 12-hour battery life. Our full in-depth review is waiting after the break!

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Boosted Board Dual+ Electric Longboard Review

Boosted Board Dual+ Electric Longboard Review

First it was wearables, and now, it's all about this new phenomenon called "rideables". When talking about electric skateboards, one name in particular stands out from all the rest and it's Boosted. This is a company that has been making headlines all over the Internet with its Boosted Board, an ordinary-looking electric longboard with an amazing performance combined with a great design and rider-friendly controls. Looking for one of the most exciting adult toys ever created? Then be sure to check out our in-depth review on Boosted's flagship electric skateboard - the Boosted Dual+ board.

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RHA S500i In-Ear Headphones Review

RHA S500i In-Ear Headphones Review

Lately we’ve been reviewing all sorts of high-end audio gear which we can't complain about, but it also means that these gadgets come with a hefty wallet-draining price tag to match. So we think it’s time for something a little more affordable, and it just so happens that British audio brand, RHA, has come out with a brand-new pair of in-ear headphones at a very attractive price. These aren't just another cheap and inexpensive pair though, the super tiny S500i are as premium as some of the most expensive in-ear headphones on the market when it comes to styling, build quality and sound - only at a budget friendly $50 price point. But are they any better than one of our all-time favorite in-ear headphones under the $200 mark – the $89 NS500 made by the Swedish audio brand Nocs?

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Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless Headphones Review

Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless Headphones Review

We're no strangers to high-end headphones, so when Bowers & Wilkins sent over its latest wireless headphones, we knew we were in for a special treat. The P5 Wireless are an icon brought back to the 21st century. These closed-back on-ear headphones are the wireless version of Bowers & Wilkins’ P5 Series 2, featuring a 17-hour battery life and the same level of high-end materials wrapped around an elegantly designed chassis. Expertly tuned 40mm drivers are said to reproduce the same unadulterated, natural and detailed sound that is afforded by the P5 Series 2 headphones. They are the classiest Bluetooth headphones you’ll ever meet, but are they really worth spending $400 on? As always, check out our in-depth review to find out!

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Sony SRS-XB3 Portable Wireless Speaker Review

Sony SRS-XB3 Portable Wireless Speaker Review

Sony has released a number of new wireless portable speakers this year with enhanced features like water-resistant properties, greatly improved battery life, and a new Extra Bass mode which Sony claims will produce a deeper, punchier sound using its custom digital signal processing whilst also reducing midrange distortion. With these enhancements also comes more refined designs that while don't drastically veer off from their predecessors, are a welcome change no less. The new SRS-XB3 ($150) and SRS-XB2 ($100) portable speakers both replace SRS-X33 and SRS-X2, and are a part of Sony's affordably priced models. But what we're going to be taking a closer look at is Sony's SRS-XB3, the portable speaker that most likely everyone is going to be interested in as it strikes a perfect balance between price, performance and portability. It even has larger full-range drivers and double the battery life compared to Sony's new and more expensive (also larger) Wi-Fi-enabled H.ear Go SRS-HG1 ($200) portable speaker. But enough rambling, let's get to it and find out how this speaker handles in practice.

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