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JBL PowerUp Wireless Charging Speaker

by Johan on September 7, 2012

JBL PowerUp Wireless Charging Speaker

The JBL PowerUp is not an ordinary Bluetooth speaker because it is designed specifically for the new Nokia Lumia 920/820. The wireless speaker has a Qi wireless charging point so that you can just leave your brand new Windows Phone on top for an extra juice. The JBL PowerUp Wireless Charging Speaker is available in a variety of colors to match Nokia’s Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 cases. The JBL PowerUp supports both Bluetooth and NFC. Unfortunately, there is no info on pricing at this moment. [Nokia]

Sony TA-DA5800ES High-end AV Receiver

by Johan on September 5, 2012

Sony TA-DA5800ES High-end AV Receiver

Sony will release the TA-DA5800ES high-end AV receiver in the Japanese market. This new home cinema AV receiver enables you to watch movies in next-generation 4K resolution, which is four times the resolution of today’s best HDTVs. The TA-DA5800ES also provides 9.2 channels of surround sound (160W x 9Ch), USB DAC (24bit/192kHz) Virtual Front High, DLNA and Flac support. The Sony TA-DA5800ES high-end AV receiver will be released in November 2012 for 273,000 Yen ($3,479). [Akihabara]

Marshall Hanwell Active Loudspeaker

by Johan on September 4, 2012

Marshall Hanwell Active Loudspeaker

Marshall has proudly introduced its first active loudspeaker for home audio, the Hanwell. It features a 3.5mm input on the top panel and analog controls for volume, bass and treble. The Hanwell is housed in a wooden cabinet and clad in black vinyl. The grill cloth and gold logo on the front are borrowed from vintage Marshall amplifiers. Each Marshall Hanwell is branded with a numbered anniversary edition commemorative badge. Too bad, there is no info on pricing at this time. [Engadget]

Croon Audio Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

by Johan on September 3, 2012

Croon Audio Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

The Croon Audio Wireless Bluetooth Speaker is compatible with any Bluetooth-enabled gadget. The speaker includes two 2.5-inch forward-facing full range drivers with a class D amplifier, producing 15 watts per channel stereo. The Croon Audio Wireless Bluetooth Speaker is equipped with a 3.5mm input jack, a 3.5mm output jack, a USB for charging only (5V DC) and an included 18V External power supply. Available in white, black, grey and red, the Croon Audio Wireless Bluetooth Speaker is currently available for $199.99 each. [Croon Audio]

Sony HT-CT260 Soundbar

by Johan on August 29, 2012

Sony HT-CT260 Soundbar

Sony has proudly introduced its latest soundbar in the Japanese market. Dubbed as the HT-CT260, the soundbar comprises of two front speakers, producing a 300W of total speaker power. The Sony HT-CT260 adopts the S-Force PRO Front Surround technology to create a 3D audio effect. The soundbar is equipped with a wireless sub-woofer that provides deep bass. Other specs include a built-in Bluetooth connectivity. [Akihabara]