portable Bluetooth speakers – they are no good if your media devices such as your smartphone ran out of juice and that’s exactly why audio equipment maker, JBL has stuffed a massive 6,000 mAh lithium-ion rechargeable battery into its JBL Charge Bluetooth Speaker. this high-capacity battery offers over 12 hours of playback time and has enough juice to spare for charging up your USB-powered gadgets such as your iPod or iPhone via its built-in USB port. even its model name suggests what this baby is capable of other than the routine Bluetooth wireless audio streaming. other features include 10W (2 x 5W) of amplified audio output via a pair of 1-5/8″ (41mm) JBL drivers, built-in bass port for improved low frequency response, LED indicator and a rugged build and compact stature (the Charge measures 74mm in diameter and just 175mm long) ensures that you can bring the Charge virtually anywhere you fancy. the JBL Charge Bluetooth Speaker comes in three colors and carries a retail sticker of $149.95. click through for a few more looks, including some closeups of this pretty little thing.