BOOM R4A Urchin Bluetooth Speaker | US$149.99 | boommovement.com
when you stepped into an electronic store these days, you are bound to be greeted with an abundance of portable Bluetooth speakers but as far as portable BT speakers are concerned, we can’t help but to treat them with utmost care cos’ the worry about it taking a dunk in the water or caught in the rain while we are partying always loom around us. luckily, you don’t need to be a nuclear physicist to find a solution. all you need is $149.99 to spare and a ready for anywhere portable Bluetooth speaker such as the BOOM R4A Urchin could be your companion to wherever you might want to go. white water rafting? no worries. mountain climbing? bring it on. as a prove that it is a go anywhere speaker, it comes shipped with a carabiner for hooking on your belt loop or backpack, a suction cup for sticking to sleek surfaces such as your shower tiles and a screw mount attachment for used with optional bike mount or strap attachment. its standard issue silicone skin is molded with a hole on the top for easy attachment to virtually anything including screw on the wall or just tie it to a rope and loop around your tent or tree. other features include a built-in microphone for handsfree speaker functionality, a 3.5mm audio input for connecting to non-Bluetooth devices and a built-in battery offering 10 hours of usage with just two hours of charging. the BOOM R4A Urchin Bluetooth Speaker is slated to be available on January 8, 2013, coinciding with its public debut at the International CES 2013.