JBL Pulse Wireless Portable Speaker Lights Up A Party

JBL's new Pulse has visually got to be one of the coolest portable wireless Bluetooth speakers we have seen to date. Reminiscent of JBL's Charge, the Pule is equipped with two high-performance 40mm audio drivers and a passive bass port for room-filling clear audio quality, and NFC wireless pairing functionality. The $200 Pulse speaker also doubles as a light show thanks to its unique colorful multi-LED covered enclosure that pre-programmed light themes which pulsate to match the music that's being played on the speaker itself. Users can also download additional light show themes using JBL's smartphone app, or configure and adjust your own colorful light show patterns and LED brightness.

The Pulse has a built-in rechargeable battery with up to 10 hours of wireless music streaming, or just 5 hours of wireless streaming when turning on the LED light show feature. The Pulse can be pre-ordered right now for $200, and is expected to start shipping near the end of November. See it in action after the break.

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Ultimate Ears UE Boom Wireless Portable Speaker Has It All

Can't get enough of these portable Bluetooth speakers? You're in for quite a treat if you're shopping around for that awesome package of portable audio goodness because Ultimate Ears has recently come out with the UE Boom, a powerful wireless Bluetooth speaker capable of pushing out loud 360-degree sound to liven up your boring party wherever it may be. Marketed as a versatile speaker with speakerphone features and oversized on-board volume controls, the UE Boom is also built to withstand a splash of water thanks to its unique acoustic protective skin that makes it water and stain-resistant.

Its got dual 1.5-inch performance audio drivers as well as two 2-inch passive radiators to help separate bass from mids and highs, which we think is going to make the UE Boom a very compelling portable speaker at its $200 price. Other features include NFC for easy touch pairing with Android NFC enabled devices, ability to join a second UE Boom to a single audio source for a stereo sound using an iOS or Android device, and last but not least the UE Boom packs a 15-hour rechargeable battery housed inside an attractively designed body no less. You can pick one up now in 6 different colors.