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LG Announces the TONE ULTRA Bluetooth Headset

LG Electronics (LG) today announced the newest version of its popular Bluetooth stereo headset, LG TONE ULTRA (HBS-800). This feature-packed model is the worthy successor to the LG TONE (HBS-700/730), a top-seller with more than two million units sold since its introduction in 2010.

The TONE ULTRA was developed specifically to provide a superior audio experience with eyebrow-raising stereo sound. By adopting noise reduction - also known as ambient noise cancellation (ANC) - technology, the TONE ULTRA blocks out background noise, allowing the listener to focus on the music or conversation without distractions.

Akasa Newton H NUC Case Pictured

Akasa is giving final touches to a variant of its Newton series fan-less case for the second-generation NUC platform, which is based on Core "Haswell" processors. Called Newton H (H for "Haswell,") the case measures 150 mm x 170 mm x 47 mm (W x D x H), dry-weighing about 1 kg, making it about 20 mm longer than its predecessor, and pushing it into the mini-ITX gray-area. Made of anodized aluminium, the Newton H features a chunky, ridged body, which doubles up as heatsink for the CPU and PCH. It features cut-outs at the right spots for a couple of front-panel USB 3.0 ports, front-panel HD audio jacks, an infrared receiver, holes at the back for Wi-Fi/Bluetooth antennae, and other connectors standard to the form-factor. Other features include Kensington lock slots, and VESA wall-mount support, which let you securely tuck it away, behind your flat-screen monitor. The company didn't finalize pricing or availability.


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MuseMini ClipR Adds NFC and Bluetooth to Wired Headphones and Speakers

MuseMini, creators of wireless audio accessories for the active lifestyle, announces the availability of the ClipR. The ClipR allows users to take full control of their wireless lifestyle, turning anything with a 3.5 mm audio jack into a Bluetooth and NFC enabled device.

The ClipR is carefully engineered to produce rich audio sound transmission to any audio output. Users simply connect the corded accessory into the ClipR via 3.5mm jack and pair to any NFC or Bluetooth compatible device. Pair up to 6 devices and the FutureConnect feature allows users to experience music like they never have through a Bluetooth adaptor, you can even connect it to your home stereo system.

MSI to Release the H87I AC Mini-ITX Motherboard

In addition to the Z87I GAMING AC model seen last week, MSI is set introduce another mini ITX LGA1150 motherboard, the H87I AC. Seen below, this H87-based board features two DDR3-1600 memory slots, four SATA 6.0 Gbps ports, one PCI-Express 3.0 x16 slot, Gigabit Ethernet, 7.1 channel audio, four USB 3.0 ports, DVI, HDMI and DisplayPort outputs, plus Bluetooth 4.0 and 802.11ac WiFi.

The H87I AC makes use of Military Class 4 components and is available for pre-order at €102.

Wren Sound Systems Introduces the V5BT Bluetooth Speaker

Wren Sound Systems, a team of audio industry veterans headed by Mike Giffin, a former division president of Harman International's consumer audio business, announces the Wren V5BT Bluetooth Speaker. Elegantly designed using old-school audio materials and build quality, the Wren V5BT is engineered to deliver rich, room-filling sound from any Bluetooth-equipped device and stunning sound performance when paired with a source device powered by CSR aptX. Sophisticated styling, subtle curves, and rich real wood finish make the Wren V5BT beautiful from every angle and a well-dressed piece of audio to fit any interior.

The Wren V5BT is available for $399.00 at www.wrensound.com, www.crutchfield.com, and www.onecall.com.

SOUL Electronics Debuts the Party In A Box Wireless Entertainment System

SOUL Electronics redefines 'bringing the noise' with the introduction of the new Party In A Box - the ultimate wireless portable entertainment system. Don't be fooled by the convenient size; Party In A Box is an all-inclusive, innovative system designed to produce the same dynamic and high quality sound of a full home theater system. The sleek, wireless, transportable box packs a sound-filled punch that's perfect for the home, tailgating and sporting events, dorm room chilling, shooting some hoops, a day on the boat, beach parties, movie nights or wherever the party takes you.

"SOUL's customers live active, energetic lifestyles and they demand their audio devices keep up with them, which is exactly what Party In A Box was designed for," said Lan Kennedy-Davis, CEO SOUL Electronics USA. "Now people can start a party anywhere without compromising quality or sound from their portable and wireless speaker system."


Edifier Releases the e25 Luna Eclipse 2.0 Wireless Speaker Set

Edifier, a global designer and manufacturer of award-winning audio systems, introduces its newest 2.0 Bluetooth speaker set - the Luna Eclipse. Boasting 74 watts of power, the Luna Eclipse is a must have for audio enthusiasts seeking exceptional audio quality in a visually striking package.

Ideal for desktops and various home environments, the Luna Eclipse connects to any Bluetooth enabled device including smartphones, tablets and computers for wireless audio playback. The Luna Eclipse can also connect to an audio host such as televisions, etc., using the 3.5 mm cable provided.

Beats Electronics Launches New Wireless Headphones and Speakers

Beats Electronics LLC (Beats), the leading audio brand co-founded by legendary artist and producer Dr. Dre and Interscope Geffen A&M Chairman Jimmy Iovine, today announced that it will be expanding its offering of exceptional wireless products with the launch of the brand new Beats Studio Wireless headphones and the new Beats Pill and Beats Pill XL portable wireless speakers.

"These products incorporate everything that the Beats brand has come to represent- premium audio and unmatched aesthetic sensibility with the added benefit of freedom from the wires," said Beats president Luke Wood. "I think for most people the idea of wireless technology still seems complicated. We are significantly lowering the barrier to entry with these new wireless products by making them incredibly intuitive and easy to use without compromising great sound."

Buffalo to Release Adapter-Free Bluetooth Mouse

Buffalo has just announced a new, wireless peripheral, a mouse codenamed BSMBB16 which uses Bluetooth (3.0) technology to connect directly, without the need of an adapter, to PCs or tablets. No adapter means one less occupied USB port that can be used for hooking up other devices. In case your system doesn't have Bluetooth support, an adapter will be available for purchase.

Coming in three color versions - black, white and navy (blue), the BSMBB16 measures 106 x 40 x 76 mm, it has a 1000 dpi Blue Focus blue LED sensor, a rubber side grip, four buttons, a scroll wheel, and requires one AA battery for power. Buffalo is set to release the mouse later this month at 3,465 yen (~ 35 USD).

Rapoo Debuts A3060 Portable Mini Speaker

Rapoo's new A3060 Bluetooth Portable Mini Speaker is ideal for use at home or on the go. The powerful yet compact speaker fits easily into any purse, backpack, carry-on or pocket, allowing users to play their favorite tunes anytime, anywhere.

The cylindrical A3060 Bluetooth Portable Mini Speaker features Bluetooth 4.0 and Intelligent Voice Prompt which provides audio status updates including when the speaker is pairing to a device, battery life and volume changes.

Velodyn Introduces the vBold Wireless Headphones

Just in time for holiday gift-giving, audio pioneer Velodyne Acoustics has introduced a "bold" new way for discriminating audio consumers on the go to live life un-tethered with its stylish vBold branded over-ear Bluetooth headphones.

vBold wireless headphones are compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad or any Bluetooth-compatible device and are designed to fold up for compact storage in an attractive carrying pouch, which is included. Designed by Marta Hall, international artist and Velodyne president, vBold headphones are available in matte black and satin silver and carry an MSRP of $349.

Skullcandy Launches the Air Raid Wireless Speaker

Skullcandy, Inc. the original performance lifestyle audio brand, today unveils its newest Bluetooth portable speaker, the Air Raid. Built like a tank and loud enough to wake the dead, Air Raid was designed to be the loudest wireless speaker in its category. From tailgates to skate parks to dorm rooms, Air Raid will bring the party wherever you are.

Able to withstand almost anything you can throw at it, the Air Raid is beer proof, weatherproof, beach proof and drop proof-shielded with a stainless steel faceplate and removable silicone boot for added protection. Equipped with two 50 mm drivers, Air Raid also delivers nearly 50% more sound volume than the competition, without sacrificing sound quality.

Panasonic Announces New Portable Speaker Systems

Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company today announced the introduction of the SC-NA30 and SC-NA10 Portable Wireless Speaker Systems which offer the longest playback time currently available on a wireless speaker, unrivalled sound quality, smart networking and elegant designs that offer ultimate portability. The SC-NA30 and SC-NA10 compact speakers enable users to complement their lifestyle with outstanding portable audio. Both speaker systems can be purchased online at www.shop.panasonic.com.

"As Panasonic continues to expand the offerings for home and portable audio systems, we're pleased to introduce the new NA series which is perfect for enjoying music at home or on-the-go," said David Fisher, Product Manager, Home Entertainment Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company. "Panasonic understands that listening habits differ from person to person and the new NA Series provides users with the highest quality audio, intelligent networking coupled with convenient designs to suit our customers' audio preferences and lifestyles."

Harman Kardon Introduces the Nova Wireless Speaker System

HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated, announces a new full-range sound system in two compact sculptural enclosures. The Harman Kardon Nova Stereo Streaming System is designed with digital connections in mind to interface smoothly with laptops, desktop computers, tablets, and mobile devices.

"Say hello to the next generation of hi-fi," said Michael Mauser, President of HARMAN Lifestyle, "and say good-bye to complexity and clutter. We put serious audio reproduction and staging into a unique sculptural enclosure that most people will not recognize as a speaker system at all. Harman Kardon Nova is an object of art that fills your room with great sound."

ASUS Unveils the EB50N NearField Stereo Headset

ASUS today announced the EB50N NearField Stereo Headset, the world's first Bluetooth 4.0 headset with Near Field Communication (NFC) technology. The EB50N features Enhanced Data Rate (EDR) to give users improved sound quality and energy efficiency at the same time; while NFC technology provides one-touch device pairing and allows users to simultaneously connect two devices to the headset. A full-range audio driver provides crystal-clear sound while its ergonomic design and long battery life ensure hours of comfortable music-listening or hands-free voice calls.

High performance Bluetooth 4.0 with EDR and NFC EZ pairing
The ASUS EB50N NearField Stereo Headset has the latest Bluetooth 4.0 with EDR, giving users improved sound quality thanks to faster data transfer rates and extremely low energy consumption figures for up to 250 hours of standby time, or up to 6 hours of hands-free talk time or audio streams.

BRAVEN Unveils 710, the Ultimate Portable HD Wireless Stereo Speaker

BRAVEN announces the immediate availability of the BRAVEN 710, the ultimate portable water resistant Bluetooth wireless stereo speaker crafted from aircraft-grade aluminum and designed to satisfy even the most demanding audiophiles.

The BRAVEN 710 delivers the perfect blend of heart pumping bass, crystal clear highs and ease of use by perfectly incorporating powerful HD audio drivers, TrueWireless Technology and NFC. TrueWireless Technology allows wireless pairing with a second 710 to create a right and left stereo sound, while NFC enables linking with other NFC enabled devices by simply touching them or bringing them into close proximity.

Toshiba Rolls Out Two New Tecra Laptops

Toshiba's Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced two new fully customizable laptops designed for small and medium businesses, the ultramobile 14-inch Tecra Z40 and versatile 15.6-inch Tecra A50. The laptops provide budget conscious small businesses with all the power, durability and reliability of systems built for enterprise users at a more affordable price. Both are available today exclusively at Toshiba.com/us/business, where information can also be found about the company's program which offers business customers features such as dedicated sales consultants, volume discounts, and priority tech support.

"Small and medium businesses need the same PC performance, reliability and mobility as large enterprises, without the stringent security features required by corporate IT departments," said Carl Pinto, vice president of marketing, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. "We've taken the best of our premier line of business laptops, including impressive styling, usability and durability, and made them accessible to SMBs."

Mad Catz Announces S.T.R.I.K.E.M Mobile Keyboard

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. ("Mad Catz") announced today the S.T.R.I.K.E.M Mobile Keyboard. Expected to ship in time for Holiday 2013, the S.T.R.I.K.E.M features a tablet sized footprint, ideal for mobile use and designed to interface with a wide variety of platforms and smart devices including the Company's forthcoming M.O.J.O. Micro-Console for Android.

Part of the Company's range of GameSmart mobile products, the S.T.R.I.K.E.M features NFC technology allowing gamers to connect the keyboard simply by tapping it to a compatible device. For products without NFC compatibility, integrated Bluetooth allows for use with a wide variety of hardware including smartphones, tablets and laptops.

HARMAN Unveils the JBL Pulse Wireless Speaker

HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated, announces a new dimension in home audio: light.

"JBL Pulse will change the way you enjoy music," said Michael Mauser, President of HARMAN Lifestyle. "You'll be amazed how much more immersive the listening experience can be, with a lightshow perfectly synched in brightness and color with the music."

Cambridge Audio Introduces the Minx Air in Stylish New Finish

Cambridge Audio, a world-class acoustic design team with decades of Hi-Fi audio innovations, adds a new look to their hugely successful and highly acclaimed Minx Air 100 and Air 200 with a sophisticated black design.

The new finish joins the existing line-up of white Minx Air 100 and 200's in offering powerful Hi-Fi sound combined with the latest wireless streaming technology in an elegant, compact design. The Minx Air series is the first wireless speakers to offer AirPlay, Bluetooth, and Internet Radio and is designed to play music from just about any phone, tablet or computer.

GIGABYTE Also Announces the BRIX Projector Compact PC

GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards and PC systems, is proud to announce the latest addition to the GIGABYTE BRIX range of ultra compact PC kits, the GIGABYTE BRIX Projector. Featuring a 75 lumen LED backlit mini projector and stereo speakers, the GIGABYTE BRIX Projector packs a 4th Generation Intel Core i3 processor, HDMI and Mini-DisplayPort options, 4 USB 3.0 ports and plus digital optical audio - all in an ultra compact and portable chassis design.

"Adding a powerful mini-projector to a device that is extremely portable and compact, opens up a wealth of possibilities and usage scenarios," commented Henry Kao, Vice President of GIGABYTE Motherboard Business Unit. "The BRIX Projector is pushing the boundaries of innovation further than ever, creating a device that breaks the mould in almost all respects."

Samsung Introduces New Wireless Audio Multiroom Speaker System

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. announced today the availability of the Samsung Shape Wireless Audio Multiroom speaker system (WAM750), enabling music lovers to enjoy tether-free entertainment in any room of the house, from various music sources. The flexible new speaker can be used alone or in combination with the Samsung Hub (WAM250) and additional M7 speakers to create a multi-room system.

Easy plug and play installation makes set-up a breeze: simply connect the M7 or optional Samsung Hub to a router, plug in, and download the free app to effortlessly control multiple speakers and audio sources from a smartphone. With the Samsung Hub (WAM250) consumers are able to connect additional M7 speakers in any room of their home while maintaining superior sound quality and eliminating the need to connect any of the speakers to a router. For one-to-one pairing of an M7 to a smartphone, Bluetooth with NFC functionality is also included.

Logitech Ultimate Ears Delivers Huge Sound with the New UE MINI BOOM

Today Ultimate Ears introduced a major upgrade to the popular Logitech UE Mobile Boombox with UE MINI BOOM, a surprisingly small speaker that delivers unexpectedly huge sound in stylish and vibrant color options. The UE MINI BOOM takes the Ultimate Ears expertise in filling small speakers with big sound to a new level, with a personal speaker with clear highs and deep bass, giving you great stereo sound wherever and whenever you want it.

With a battery that lasts up to 10 hours, simple controls and Bluetooth connectivity, the UE MINI BOOM is the perfect music companion, whether you're streaming music videos, hanging out with friends or traveling. It streams big sound from any Bluetooth-enabled device from up to 50 feet away, and with such huge sound, you'll need the extra distance. Thanks to its convenient micro-USB charger, it's easy to find a charge for your UE MINI BOOM almost anywhere. Plus, you can wirelessly pair two UE MINI BOOM speakers together after downloading the free UE MINI BOOM app (available for iOS and Android) to double the sound.

Outdoor Tech Deploys Privates, Touch-Control Wireless Headphones

Outdoor Tech, the same outdoor designer brand that brought you the Turtle Shell Bluetooth, rugged, wireless boom box, enlists another player to its cache, the Privates. The Privates wireless headphones feature a touch-pad interface that allows you to control tunes with the flick of a finger.

"We announced the Privates at CE Week earlier in the year garnering intense consumer and retailer interest. We're stoked to begin shipping this highly anticipated piece of our line this week, and expect it to be on top of many must have holiday wish lists," says Caro Krissman, CEO of Outdoor Tech. "The Privates are unlike anything we've done before. We really wanted to expand on our expertise in wireless audio to include something unique, stylish and affordable; we achieved that with the simple touchpad control interface, clean lines, four hot colors and the sub $100 price point."

Tt eSPORTS Announces SYBARIS Wireless and Wired Headset

Tt eSPORTS, the leading expert in professional e-Sports gaming peripherals, is officially announcing the SYBARIS Wired and Wireless gaming headset for sale. Initially unveiled to a warm welcoming by media at Computex 2013, the SYBARIS gaming headset offers the versatility needed for users who prefer unrestrained portability as well as those purists that prefer to be hard-wired in. The SYBARIS gaming headset is the world's first Bluetooth headset with a swappable external microphone.

The headset features a microphone built-into the right ear cup as well as Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity; with NFC support as well as aptX support for lossless streaming of audio. If the user prefers to switch to wired mode, all they have to do is simply plug-in the external microphone boom and applicable audio cable (a cable is provided each for: PC connectivity and mobile 4pin 3.5mm cables). The SYBARIS offers unprecedented versatility as a gaming headset and mobile headset. The sound of the SYBARIS has been tuned to provide extra focus on the bass and mids, providing just the right feeling to let users enjoy their music while still preserving the vocals as well as a pleasurable gaming experience.
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