Cheatsheet: The Top Rated Portable Electronics Of 2011

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Here is our list of the top rated portable electronics of 2011. The review sources we consulted were: CNET, PC Magazine, Trusted Reviews, Consumer Reports, Digital Photography Review and Amazon reviewers. The Top Rated Portable Electronics Of 2011 Earbuds / Earphones The Top Rated Wireless Portable Earphone: Etymotic Research Ety8 The Top Rated Wired Portable Earphone: Etymotic hf5 Earphones The Top Rated Portable Noise-Cancelling Earphone: Audio-Technica ATH-ANC3 The Top Rated … [Read more...]

Vers iPod Dock: Handcrafted In The U.S.

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Vers is a company in Maine that makes handcrafted iPod docks from Walnut and Bamboo. Their latest dock for iPods and iPhones incorporates an AM/FM radio and an alarm clock. I've owned a Vers dock for about three years, I'm pleased with the sound of the speakers. The reproduction is clear, and the sound certainly fills a room. Vers says the thick wooden enclosure allows to the dock produce a richer sound than a dock constructed with plastic. Vers also aims to be an environmentally … [Read more...]

The Top Rated Outdoor Speakers

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We’ve surveyed reviews on TestFreaks, Gear Patrol, Home Entertainment Magazine, Amazon, TigerDirect.com and Newegg.com to find the top rated wireless outdoor speakers: Soundcast OutCast ($849) Top Review Sources: TestFreaks: 9/10 “The OutCast is just simply an amazing product that you’ve got to see and hear to believe” Gear Patrol: “The Outcast was the best outdoor wireless speaker solution we’ve ever encountered” Home Entertainment Magazine: “Its price tag accurately reflects its … [Read more...]

The Top Rated Bluetooth Speakers Of 2011

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Bluetooth technology allows you to wirelessly connect your digital music player, mobile phone, laptop, or tablet to external speakers, giving a big boost to the sound quality and volume of your device. Bluetooth speakers will also work with desktop computers and some home A/V equipment, but they are primarily designed with portability in mind. Some will fit in your pocket and have batteries that last all day. Once you complete a simple pairing process, any of our recommended Bluetooth … [Read more...]

The Top Rated Portable iPod Speakers Of 2011

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Logitech S715i Rechargeable Speaker for iPod and iPhone The Logitech S715i is a portable speaker system that incorporates a rechargeable lithium-ion battery into its design. It's approved by Apple, and will run for about eight hours on a charge. CNET rates the Logitech S715i as "Excellent" and awards this product their Editor's Choice, saying "The Logitech S715i portable speaker for iPhone and iPod uses eight drivers to deliver audio performance that is far beyond its price range." … [Read more...]

The Top Rated Computer Speakers Of 2011

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After surveying reviews at PCMag, CNET, CrunchGear and Amazon, we've created this list of top rated computer speakers:   Harman Kardon Soundsticks III Computer Speakers   The Harman Kardon Soundsticks received editor's choice on both PCMag and CNET for excellent sound performance and unique, aesthetic design. The frequency response range of 44Hz to 20KHz offers crisp definition for all forums: music, movies, and gaming. Power switch built in to the volume control on the subwoofer … [Read more...]