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JBL LINK BAR With Android TV Wants To Do What Roku Did To TV

Looks like Google is determined to make everything hands-free. The search giant’s Google Assistant is already in a myriad of gadgets and it is now coming to soundbar too, starting with a collaboration with premium audio maker, JBL. Called JBL LINK BAR powered by Android TV, it is a new gadget that will turn your TV into an Android TV, essentially doing what Roku did to TV. Continue reading JBL LINK BAR With Android TV Wants To Do What Roku Did To TV

Voice-enabled JBL LINK View Is Harman’s Answer To Amazon Echo Show

It looks like now Samsung-own Harman’s JBL has an answer to Amazon Echo Show, a video display equipped Alexa-powered smart assistant that is loaded with both camera and speakers. Christened JBL LINK View Voice-controlled Smart Display Speaker, this nifty device with an unmistakable JBL aesthetic will join JBL LINK family line of smart speakers with Google Assistant, but with added bonus of a touch display and an embedded camera. Continue reading Voice-enabled JBL LINK View Is Harman’s Answer To Amazon Echo Show

Under Armour Dives Into Connected Fitness Products With HTC And JBL

With a projected value of $5.4 billion by 2019, the fitness tracker is indeed an industry cannot be ignored and that’s just fitness tracker alone, which does not include products like connect weighing scale and other monitoring wearables. This huge pie, which is currently being shared by sports equipment veterans and startups alike, has caught Baltimore-based sports apparel maker Under Armour. Unlike big players, UA’s dive into the deep end of the tech world of connected fitness devices isn’t a solo act. It has teamed up with Taiwanese handset maker HTC to create the UA HealthBox ($400), the company’s first connected fitness product portfolio, which includes a Bluetooth-enabled weighing scale (UA Scale, $180), heart rate monitor (UA Heart Rate, $80), and a wrist worn fitness tracker (UA Band, $180). Continue reading Under Armour Dives Into Connected Fitness Products With HTC And JBL

This is Smart Forgigs, a Mobile Audio Concept Packing 5,720 Watts of JBL Sound and 150 dB of Sound Pressure

Smart Fortwo is a tiny car and if you’re wondering besides fitting two non-giants inside, what else could it take, then the answer would be probably a duffel bag, or maybe plus a messenger bag. But if you prefer, you can stuff it with truck load of speakers, just like what JBL did with this collaborative concept car which the audio company calls Forgigs. No prize for guessing why the name ‘Forgigs’ because it is obvious this car, which has some 5,720 watts of sonic bliss packed into it, is a concert hall on wheels. But why a Fortwo? According to Daimler, the owner of Smart, both themselves and JBL are keen to “find out what kind of a sound experience is possible when the city coupe is equipped with the finest and most powerful audio components” and this proof of concept can also serve as a mobile amplifier for live concerts by aspiring street musicians. Continue reading This is Smart Forgigs, a Mobile Audio Concept Packing 5,720 Watts of JBL Sound and 150 dB of Sound Pressure

JBL Horizon Clock Radio Lets You Wake Up to the Music on Your Smartphone

If you love to wake up to the sound of music, then we think the JBL Horizon Clock Radio might be of an interest to you. In addition to waking up to the ever annoying traditional buzzer (which nobody likes, btw) or JBL original digital alarm tones, you can choose to wake up to the FM station of your choice or even music from your smartphone. Whichever sound you choose, your waking moments will be accompanied ambient glow of LED lights that serve to wake you up gently. The JBL Horizon Clock Radio is JBL’s modern take of what a clock radio should be. In fact, it is more than just a clock and a radio. It is also a Bluetooth speaker that allows you to stream your favorite tunes from any Bluetooth sources, delivering room-filling JBL stereo sound – all packed into a super sleek, compact device measuring 6.3″ x 7.2″ x 3.4″ (160mm x 183mm x 86mm). Continue reading JBL Horizon Clock Radio Lets You Wake Up to the Music on Your Smartphone

JBL Authentics Series Wireless Speaker Systems

the JBL Authentics Series Wireless Speaker Systems prove that you don’t need to sacrifice your decor for good sound (but you do have to pay price, though). available in two guises: L16, a 300W three-way speaker system and L8, a 120W two-way speaker system, both systems offer wireless streaming from a myriad of sources through AirPlay, DLNA, as well as Bluetooth connectivity. these modern classics also features HARMAN Signal Doctor, an innovative and exclusive technology that restores the details lost in compressed music files, boosting the quality of low quality MP3 files significantly. other common features include USB charging ports for recharging smartphones and tablets, 3.5mm auxiliary input jack, digital optical input, and support studio-quality at 24bit/96kHz for mind-blowing clarity and details. a free JBL Music app is available turn your iOS or Android mobile device into a remote control too. Continue reading JBL Authentics Series Wireless Speaker Systems

JBL Synchros S400BT Bluetooth Headphones

we just can’t enough of good sound and good looking headphones, can we? of course, we can’t. fortunately, we will never have to worry about supply of awesome audio cans. speaking of supply, Harman has announced a few at the 2014 CES and among them is this awesome looking pair known as the JBL Synchros S400BT Bluetooth Headphones. the S400BT packs JBL professional audio sound with PureBass performance, delivered through a set of 40mm driver, as well as advanced aptX encoding for high-quality wireless audio experience. though essentially a Bluetooth headphones, it still offers a plug-in cable to cope with times when the battery runs out of juice and this cable also allow the continue usage of the cans even while the battery is charging. Continue reading JBL Synchros S400BT Bluetooth Headphones

JBL Pulse High-Fidelity Wireless Speaker

with so many Bluetooth speakers flooding the market, it becomes a daunting task for manufacturers and users alike to stand out from the crowd, but it seems like JBL might have the answer to this ‘pressing’ issue and it comes in the form of JBL Pulse High-Fidelity Wireless Speaker. at a glance, its cylindrical form factor may lead one to believe it is the Charge, but reassure that the Pulse is not the Charge and it is so named for good reason. the Pulse readily offers JBL-quality audio with 2x 6W of stereo audio output delivered through two 40mm drivers and a custom-tuned bass port, plus an innovative multi-LED light show to add some visual vibes to your on-the-go partying. seriously, we never thought we would say this, but we kind of like the idea of pulsating light. Continue reading JBL Pulse High-Fidelity Wireless Speaker

JBL Spark Wireless Speaker

we said it before and we will say it again: Bluetooth speakers are popping out in the market like every other day and so unless we sit here 24/7, we couldn’t be possibly listing out each and every one. in fact, there are times we would secretly vow not to feature another one that comes along, but just look at the JBL Spark Wireless Speaker – seriously, how can we not feature it? as the President of Harman Lifestyle Michael Mauser puts it “the bright colors and megaphone shape catch your eye immediately”, well sir, we couldn’t agree more – the Spark indeed catches our eye, specially the red one. it is JBL’s way of saying you can have serious sound, but need not to look serious. fun, it is. Continue reading JBL Spark Wireless Speaker

JBL Synchros Headphones

if you believe pro-quality sound goes hand-in-hand with looks, then you should really check out the new JBL Synchros Headphones. Harman has packed its patent-pending JBL LiveStage signal processing technology into these headphones, bringing pro-grade audio to everyday consumers. the lineup includes two over-ear and one on-ear audio cans, and two in-ear buds. well, actually, only two models, the flagship S700 and S500 over-ear headphones, are blessed with the LiveStage technology while the rest of the range, namely the S300 on-ear cans, the S200 and S100 in-ear audio buds, all features JBL PureBass. regardless, you can be assured that what you will be getting are no less than professional audio reproduction. prices for the new JBL Synchros Headphones start at $99.95 for the S100, $129.95 for the S200, $199.95 for the S300, $299.95 for the S500 and the range topping S700 will set you back at a hefty $349.95. a bit more details after the break. Continue reading JBL Synchros Headphones